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Aug
12
2022

Real Thaw 2022: The Portuguese Multi-Domain Exercise

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The take-off of 2 Portuguese F-16AMs each with the tail paint referring to the squadron to which

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Aug
12
2022

NTSB Final Report: Palmer, AK

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The pilot of the helicopter reported that, while conducting an air tour flight he made about a 90° right turn near a scenic area, when he heard a faint “ting” sound. He stated that there was no indication of a mechanical failure or malfunction and the helicopter continued to operate normally, so he continued the flight. After shutdown he noticed damage to one of the main rotor blades and concluded that the helicopter had collided with an uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV). The helicopter sustained substantial damage to the main rotor blade.

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Aug
12
2022

NSTB Final Report: Corydon, IN

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The pilot reported that while performing an aerial application flight, he did not see the power lines before descending into the field. The helicopter collided with the power lines and the pilot lost control of the helicopter. The helicopter subsequently impacted terrain and sustained substantial damage to the fuselage. A visual examination did not reveal any preaccident failures or malfunctions with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operations.

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Aug
12
2022

AIRLIFE UTAH EXPANDS AIR MEDICAL SERVICES WITH NEW BASE IN OREM

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Orem, UT, – A trusted name in air medical services is ready to answer the call when residents of Utah County and the surrounding area need emergency care. AirLife Utah opened a new base at Timpanogos Regional Hospital today, offering quicker response times for emergent and trauma situations as well as interfacility transports for patients needing to move between hospitals for specialized care.  

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Aug
12
2022

GPMS and Helisul Achieve Brazilian STC for Foresight on Airbus H125 Helicopter Platform

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Waterbury, VT  – GPMS, which provides the helicopter industry’s most advanced Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS), known as Foresight MX, announced today that the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (ANAC) has granted a Supplemental Type Certificate for Foresight MX. The certificate was based on a prior Federal Aviation Administration STC and covers the installation of Foresight MX on the Airbus H125/AS350 B3 platform. Helisul Aviation assisted in the certification and is the first Brazilian customer to implement Foresight’s advanced HUMS capabilities.

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Aug
12
2022

Timberline Helicopters Earns IS-BAO Stage 2 Certification

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SANDPOINT, ID – Timberline Helicopters Inc., a full-service global helicopter heavy-lift operator, has again strengthened its unwavering dedication to safety excellence by earning IS-BAO Stage 2 certification.

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Aug
12
2022

Startup US Regional to Offer Pilots $250K Salary

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A new American regional airline hopes to avoid challenges posed by the ongoing pilot shortage by

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Aug
12
2022

How The YC-15 Led To The C-17’s Success

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In 1968, the U. S. Air Force issued a Request for Proposals for an Advanced Medium Short Takeoff and

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Aug
12
2022

Wheels Up sets revenue record again in second quarter

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Private jet membership provider Wheels Up again reported double-digit percentage revenue growth in

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Aug
11
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Leghighton, PA

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NTSB Preliminary Report: Leghighton, PA

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Aug
11
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: PALMER, AK

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AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING LANDING, PALMER, AK.

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Aug
11
2022

Leonardo’s VIP-corporate helicopter fleet set to grow in Brazil with new orders announced at LABACE 2022

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Leonardo’s leadership in the world’s VIP/corporate multiengine helicopter market continues to grow with new orders announced at LABACE (São Paolo, 9-11 August 2022), including two AW169 light intermediate twins and one AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter. One AW169 and the AW109 Trekker will be delivered to a private operator in 4Q2023. An AW169 is expected to be handed over to its user in 3Q2023. The helicopters will feature highly customized configurations and interiors and will benefit from the advanced and comprehensive support solutions which will be delivered by the new Service and Logistics Centre in Itapevi.  

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Aug
11
2022

Video shows Cherokee Six crash land, burst into flames on highway; pilot and passenger walk away

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Dashcam video shows a wild and fiery crash as a Piper Cherokee Six PA-32-300 makes an emergency

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Aug
11
2022

Clay Lacy breaks ground on $20M new headquarters, launches aviation education initiative

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Clay Lacy Aviation is growing its footprint in the northeast, breaking ground this week on a $20

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Aug
10
2022

United Airlines Makes $10M Down Payment for Flying Taxis

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Retro depictions of a future with flying cars weaving through gleaming skyscrapers in futuristic

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Aug
10
2022

First Airbus ACH160 helicopter delivered ahead of LABACE

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Just before the start of the Latin American Business Aviation Conference andamp; Exhibition (LABACE)

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Aug
10
2022

Let’s Talk About The Explosions That Rocked Russian Navy’s Saki Air Base In Crimea

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A photo of the smoke coming from Saki Air Base after the explosions. In the box: the destroyed Su-24

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Aug
10
2022

HOVA Flight Services opens newly built FBO

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HOVA Flight Services has now opened its newly built FBO facility at the Hanover County Municipal

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Aug
10
2022

John Carver tabbed as CEO of Burrell Aviation

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Burrell Aviation (a subsidiary of The Burrell Group) has announced John Carver as CEO, effective

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Aug
10
2022

Revamped runways reopen at Van Nuys (VNY); celebration includes flight of Cessna 152 powered by UL94

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Photos courtesy of Jonathan O'Rourke / Hot Shots AviationA $13.1 million-dollar improvement project

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Aug
10
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Andalusia, AL

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On July 29, 2022, about 1502 eastern standard time, a Eurocopter AS 350 B2, N124LN, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Andalusia, Alabama. The commercial pilot and one crewmember were seriously injured, and a second crewmember sustained minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 air medical flight.

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Aug
10
2022

Joby Expands Partnership With Us Department of Defense

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Joby Aviation, Inc. (NYSE:JOBY), a California-based company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft, today announced an expansion of its existing contract with the U.S. Air Force’s Agility Prime program that increases the contract’s potential value by more than $45 million.

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Aug
10
2022

The Jet Age Arrives at Porter Airlines

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Nearly 16 years ago, a Canadian regional airline called Porter Airlines took to the skies for the

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Aug
09
2022

SUMMIT AVIATION AWARDED SIKORSKY S-92 AUTHORIZATION

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MIDDLETOWN, Delaware, August 9, 2022, – Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Co., announced the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter has been added to its Sikorsky Authorized Customer Support Center Certificate.

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Aug
09
2022

Airbus Helicopters delivers the world’s first ACH160 to a Brazilian customer

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São Paulo, 9 August 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world's first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport, São Paulo. The rotorcraft will notably be the first H160 to fly in Latin America.

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Aug
09
2022

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes SAF credit

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Embedded in a bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Sunday, dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act of

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Aug
09
2022

GrandView Aviation partners with Corporate Angel Network to provide free flights to cancer patients; flies first patient

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GrandView Aviation, a leading private aviation charter operator earlier this year partnered with

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Aug
09
2022

FAA clears way to resume deliveries of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to be delivered since last year could be in the hands of American

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Aug
09
2022

Southwest Flight Attendant Suffers Back Injury in Hard Landing

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A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a serious spinal injury after a hard landing last

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Aug
08
2022

Can I go fly? How to look for inoperative equipment on preflight inspection

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Photo credit to flythewing.comWe've all been there at one time or another. You're out pre-flighting

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