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Mar
23
2023

NBAA-proposed amendments included in NOTAM improvement bill

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Photo from NBAAThe U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has unanimously

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Mar
23
2023

LYTE Aviation reveals its 40-seat hybrid eVTOL

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LYTE Aviation revealed its 40-seat hybrid eVTOL SkyBus and SkyTruck program Thursday. Founder and

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Mar
23
2023

Atlantic Aviation continues rapid facility expansion network-wide

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?Expansions for Atlantic Aviation facilities have begun or been completed at many of the more than

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Mar
23
2023

United and Archer announce first eVTOL air taxi route in Chicago

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Archer and United Airlines have chosen the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to launch the first

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Mar
23
2023

Final NTSB report concludes Citation pilot experienced spatial disorientation in 2021 crash into TN lake, killing 7

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Photo of the accident plane by Alan Radeki, creative commons attribution 3.0 licenseOn May 29, 2021

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Mar
23
2023

Leviate promotes Zach Goldberg to regional vice president

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Leviate Air Group is proud to announce the promotion of Zach Goldberg to Regional Vice President of

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Mar
23
2023

Safety alert issued after series of runway incursions, FAA urges airlines and pilots to take action

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The FAA has issued a safety alert for airlines and pilots in the wake of the Safety Summit on March

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Mar
24
2023

Italy One Step Closer To Convert Two ‘Green’ G-550s to EC-37B Compass Call Configuration

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Main image: a G550 CAEW. The EC-37B is externally quite similar to the CAEW (Image credit: David

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Mar
24
2023

Detained MAF missionary pilot released from Mozambique prison, awaiting legal process

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American pilot Ryan Koher, part of Mission Aviation Fellowship, has been granted a provisional

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Mar
24
2023

IBAC mourns loss of Australian business aviation advocate David C. Bell

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Photo from Australian FlyingThe International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the rest of the

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Mar
24
2023

Aviation Museum of Kentucky hosts first-ever 'Girls in Aerospace' program

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The Aerospace Education Center at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky recently hosted its first-ever

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Mar
24
2023

Autopilot trim fail blamed for Challenger 300 death, not turbulence, in NTSB prelim

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The crew of a Bombardier Challenger 300 did not experience turbulence during a March 3 flight in

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Mar
24
2023

FAA ending ATC services and remote tower program at Leesburg airport

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The FAA informed the staff at the Leesburg Executive Airport (JYO) that they were canceling the

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Mar
20
2023

Boeing to Produce 184 Apaches for U.S. Army, International Customers

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MESA, Ariz.– Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army and international customers, including the first Apaches for Australia. This $1.9 billion award brings the total current funded value of the contract to $2.1 billion, and has the potential to increase to more than $3.8 billion with future obligations.

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Mar
20
2023

Leonardo AW09 PS4 Prototype Performs First Flight

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The latest AW09 prototype, designated PS4 and featuring the new Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K engine, performed its maiden flight in Mollis Switzerland on 16 March 2023.

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Mar
20
2023

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN

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AIRCRAFT LANDED IN A FIELD AS PRECAUTION DUE TO SMOKE IN THE COCKPIT, CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN.

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Mar
21
2023

Heli-Expo 2023: New orders confirm Leonardo’s strong position in the global commercial helicopter market

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Following the company’s successful attendance at Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia (7th-9th March), Leonardo is announcing further growth within the commercial helicopter market, with new orders for nearly 40 aircraft of various models to several operators across Middle East, Asia, Americas and Europe primarily for energy support, rescue and public service duties, and VIP transport operations. Combined orders for the AW139, AW169, AW109 GrandNew and AW109 Trekker types have a total value of approximately 470 million EUR, with deliveries between 2023 and 2026. 

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Mar
21
2023

Patent application filed for CAV Systems-designed ice protection solution for drones and small Uncrewed Aerial Systems

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CAV Ice Protection Limited, a leading global supplier of airborne ice protection solutions has filed for a patent for an anti-icing solution for small uncrewed aerial systems (sUAS) that it claims could revolutionise commercial drone use in cold climates.

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Mar
21
2023

Nighthawk Flight Systems, Inc. and Fieldtech Avionics & Instruments, Inc. Announce Nighthawk Flight Systems Displays Exchange Program

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Nighthawk Flight Systems and Fieldtech Avionics & Instruments are announcing an innovative cooperative Exchange Program agreement to ensure enhanced AOG remedy service to our customers.

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Mar
21
2023

Offshore Modes Now Available For Nighthawk Flight Systems ST3400H HeliTAWS® Display

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Fulfilling Nighthawk Flight System, Inc’s commitment to focus on enhancing flight safety through innovation, Nighthawk is proud to announce the addition of Offshore modes to the industry leading ST3400H HeliTAWS® display. This capability will provide a new level of pilot awareness when servicing offshore oil platforms.

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Mar
21
2023

Nighthawk Flight Systems selected for Romanian PUMA L SAR Avionics Upgrade

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Nighthawk Flight Systems, Inc. is pleased  to announce the sale of SA4550 Primary Attitude Displays and SN3500 Primary Navigation displays to IAR SA supporting the Puma L, SAR avionics upgrade program in Romania. We are honored to be selected  by IAR SA for this important multi-year upgrade program. The SA4550 has an LED backlit display with pilot configurable single or dual-cue flight director command bars and a glideslope/localizer deviation scale. The SA4450 accepts input from existing sensors to provide clear, reliable depiction of the aircraft’s attitude in pitch and roll.  The patented bright, high-contrast display provides unmatched readability in any lighting. The SN3500 compact, reliable,  Primary Navigation Display  has the same LED backlit display technology as the SA4550 and is loaded with advanced navigation capability and safety functions. It incorporates the equivalent of a four-inch screen in a three-inch instrument. The SN3500 is available with night vision and TACAN options as well.

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Mar
22
2023

Vertical Flight Society Announces 2023 Group Recipients of Its Prestigious Awards

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Fairfax, VA, March 22, 2023 — The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) today announces the group recipients of its prestigious 2023 awards. For nearly 80 years, the VFS awards program has paid tribute to the outstanding leaders of vertical flight and served as a catalyst for stimulating technological advances. This year’s winners will be recognized at the 79th Annual Grand Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2023, during the Society’s 79th Annual Forum & Technology Display in West Palm Beach, Florida (www.vtol.org/forum).

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Mar
22
2023

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: GREENVILLE, SC

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AIRCRAFT DELCARED AN EMERGENCY DUE TO A TAIL ROTOR CHIP LIGHT AND LANDED IN A FIELD, GREENVILLE, SC.

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Mar
22
2023

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: LIVONIA, NY.

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AIRCRAFT MADE A HARD AUTO ROTATION LANDING DUE TO MECHANICAL ISSUES IN A FIELD, LIVONIA, NY.

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Mar
22
2023

NTSB Final Report: Waimea, HI

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The pilot in the helicopter reported that, he turned final approach at about 100 ft above ground level and the helicopter started settling with power [entered vortex ring state]. The pilot attempted to stop the descent by applying collective and forward cyclic, but the helicopter subsequently landed hard and sustained substantial damage to the aft fuselage. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the helicopter that would have precluded normal operation.

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Mar
23
2023

NTSB Final Report: Fairfield, CA

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On June 2, 2020, about 1250 Pacific daylight time, a Bell 206L3 Helicopter, N65PJ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Fairfield, California. The pilot and two passengers were fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 133 rotorcraft external load operation.

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