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Oct
03
2022

United Is Suspending Service (Again) at JFK

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Chicago-based United is suspending service at JFK airport by the end of October. In a memo sent to

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Oct
03
2022

NASA’s 747SP SOFIA Flies its Final Science Mission

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The public can see it fly one more time this month. NASA’s one-of-a-kind 747 SOFIA flying telescope

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Oct
04
2022

Break Me Off A Piece of that A380–Giant Airbus Goes To Auction

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If you’ve ever wanted to display the cockpit escape rope of an Airbus A380 in your living room,

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Oct
03
2022

Newly Minted US Flight School Chooses Guimbal Cabri G2

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Warsaw, MO – Charles Beesley and his family are pleased to announce the Guimbal Cabri G2 as the primary training platform for Icarus Aviation located at Warsaw Municipal Airport in Missouri. According to Beesley, founder and owner of Icarus, “the initial focus of Icarus will be helicopter flight training, but we plan to become an aviation academy with fixed wing training, in house maintenance, and an FAA Part 141 certificate. For us there was never any other option then the Cabri; Its safety, modern cockpit, and economical value made it a no-brainer.”

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Oct
03
2022

FreeFlight Systems TSO’d TERRAIN Series RADALTs to be implemented on Helicopter Institute’s diverse training fleet

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DALLAS, TX, October 3, 2022 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing, today announced that Helicopter Institute, an industry-leading OEM-alternative pilot training provider, has selected FreeFlight Systems’ TERRAIN Series radar altimeters for their fleet of Bell 206, Bell 407, Bell 505, Airbus AS350, MD500, MD600, and Robinson R44 aircraft.

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Tags: A350 Airbus Airbus Helicopters Bell Bell 206 Bell 407 Bell 505 Bell Flight Free Flight Systems FreeFlight MD500 MD600 NextGen R44 Robinson
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Oct
03
2022

Boeing Donates $2 Million to Support Hurricane Ian Recovery and Relief Efforts

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ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is committing $2 million to assist with on the ground disaster recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, the company announced. This includes a $750,000 donation to the Volunteer Florida Foundation, the state's lead agency for volunteer and national service that directly manages the Florida Disaster Relief fund.

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Oct
03
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: NASHVILLE, TN

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AIRCRAFT WHILE HOVERING ROLLED ON ITS SIDE FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, NASHVILLE, TN.

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Tags: FAA Accident Report NASHVILLE TN
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Oct
03
2022

NTSB Final Report: Maynard, IA

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The pilot reported that during an aerial application flight in a helicopter, he experienced a gust of wind that caused the nose of the helicopter to dip and lose altitude, which resulted in an impact with a powerline and substantial damage to the tailboom. The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.

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Tags: IA MAYNARD NTSB Report
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