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Mar
19
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Abingdon, VA

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On March 6, 2022, at 2359 eastern standard time, a Eurocopter Deutschland GMBH, MBB-BK 117-C-2 helicopter, N29VA, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident at the Virginia Highlands Airport (VJI), Abingdon, Virginia. The pilot sustained serious injuries and the two flight paramedics were not injured. The helicopter was operated by the Virginia Department of State Police as a public state aircraft.

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Mar
19
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: ADAIR, IA

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AIRCRAFT WHILE CONDUCTING POWERLINE MAINTENANCE, EXPERIENCED ENGINE ISSUES, LANDED HARD, RIGHT SKID COLLAPSED AND ROLLED ONTO RIGHT SIDE, ADAIR, IA.

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Mar
19
2022

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: VALDEZ, AK

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AIRCRAFT CONDUCTING HELI-SKI OPS MAKING AN APPROACH TOWARDS THE SKIERS AND IMPACTED THE SNOW AND ROLLED, VALDEZ, AK

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Mar
19
2022

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST BELL 429 WHEELED LANDING GEAR HELICOPTER DELIVERED TO ALTO GROUP

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Fort Worth, TX (March 17, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the sale and delivery of a Bell 429 in a wheeled landing gear (WLG) configuration to Australia’s Alto Group. This would be the first Bell 429 WLG helicopter in Australia and Alto Group’s third Bell helicopter.

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Mar
19
2022

HAI Call to Action – Hawaii ATMP’s

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The National Park Service (NPS) and the FAA are rewriting the rules and regulations for air tours over national parks. It is clear from the plans already introduced that the NPS aims to cut back flights to such a degree that it will no longer be economically feasible for air tour companies to stay in business. We need your help submitting public comments on the NPS plans for two Hawai’i national parks:

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Mar
19
2022

Russia Says It Has Used Its Kinzhal Hypersonic Aero-Ballistic Missiles In Ukraine

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File photo of a Kinzhal carried by a MiG-31 in 2018. In the box, another file photo released by the

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Mar
18
2022

Weak Landing Gear Springs Caused The B-2 Spirit To Skid Off Runway At Whiteman AFB In September

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The Mishap Aircraft depicted where it came to rest east of the Whiteman AFB runway. (Image credit:

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Mar
18
2022

Embraer introduces Education Partnership Program in 2022

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MELBOURNE, FL - Embraer launched its first of many new programs providing social investment through

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Mar
18
2022

Continental Aerospace appoints new CEO, President

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Continental Aerospace Technologies has appointed Karen Hong as Chief Executive Officer and

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Mar
18
2022

Dramatic Video Shows Ukrainian Su-25 Crashing During Attack On Russian Convoy At The End Of February

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A Su-25, still flying at a 90-degree bank angle, appears to have a pilot ejecting (circle) and the

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Mar
18
2022

Hawthorne FBO chain comes under new ownership

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Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, an FBO chain with six locations around the country, is coming

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Mar
17
2022

Russia Is Now Using Loitering Munitions In Ukraine.

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Loitering Munitions, Russian invasion, Russia, Ukraine"

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Mar
17
2022

Let’s Talk About Russian Gunship Helicopters’ Unusual And Inaccurate Way Of Firing Rockets In Ukraine

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Russian gunship helicopter firing rockets in Ukraine (screengrab from video embedded below)"

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Mar
17
2022

Surge Of Russian Special Mission Aircraft Leaving Moscow Fuels Wild Speculations

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File photo of a Tupolev 214PU of the Special Flight Squadron “Rossiya”. In the boxes, screengrabs

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Mar
17
2022

Sonoma County airport installs solar energy system

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In partnership with ForeFront Power, Sonoma County received a 963-kilowatt solar energy platform at

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Mar
17
2022

HAI and EHA Strengthen Partnership, Plan EUROPEAN ROTORS 2022 Show

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Alexandria, Va. (March 17, 2022) - Helicopter Association International (HAI) and European Helicopter Association (EHA) are pleased to announce the latest advancement in the partnership between the two VTOL organizations.

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Tags: EHA HAI VTOL
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Mar
17
2022

Register NOW for the 2022 FAA Drone Symposium

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Registration is now open for this year’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Symposium, which will be held on April 28, 2022. The in-person event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. 

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Mar
17
2022

Rescue and Salvage Bureau of Ministry of Transport, PRC (MOT CRS) acquires six AW189 Helicopters for Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) operations

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Rescue and Salvage Bureau of Ministry of Transport, PRC (MOT CRS) has signed a contract for six AW189 super-medium twin-engine helicopters, which will be utilised across the coastlines of China for maritime SAR operations. The fleet deliveries will be completed by 2023. 

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Tags: AW189 Leonardo
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Mar
17
2022

Southern Sky Aviation opens remodeled FBO in Mississippi

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Southern Sky Aviation is welcoming traffic back to Trent Lott International Airport (PQL) as the

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Mar
17
2022

West Star Aviation promotes Andy Pitstick to Program Manager (CHA)

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West Star is pleased to announce Andy Pitstick has been promoted to Program Manager at their

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Mar
17
2022

Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services celebrates 20 years of operation

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NASHVILLE, TN - Embraer has celebrated this week, in Nashville (TN), the 20th anniversary of Embraer

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Mar
17
2022

Textron to acquire Pipistrel in move to accelerate electric aircraft development

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In an electrifying move, Textron has entered into an agreement to acquire Pipistrel, a

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Mar
17
2022

CFBAA Business Aviation Day 2022

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Orlando, FL, March 3, 2022 - With personnel shortages at critical levels in the aviation industry,

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Mar
17
2022

Bluetail welcomes Rhiannon Silvashy as Vice President of Sales

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PHOENIX, AZ - Bluetail, the leading business aviation aircraft records SaaS platform, announced that

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Mar
16
2022

M-346 Crashes During Test Flight In Northern Italy. One Of The Two Crew Members Killed In The Incident

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FIle photo of an M-346. In the boxes, the smoke from the crash site as seen in videos published

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Mar
16
2022

B-1B bomber comes out of retirement to attend SUN 'n FUN 2022

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A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron takes off from Orland Air Force

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Mar
16
2022

NTSB Preliminary Report: Kekaha, Hawaii

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On February 22, 2022, about 1020 Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, a Sikorsky S-61N helicopter, N615CK, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Barking Sands, Kekaha, Hawaii, on the island of Kauai. The two pilots and two crewmembers were fatally injured. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 133 flight.

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Mar
16
2022

Gulfstream creates tool to preserve 70 years of original aircraft drawings and blueprints

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A team at Gulfstream has designed a new database tool that will digitize decades of engineering

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Mar
16
2022

Falcon 6X pushed to its limits in -35 degree temperatures during cold soak trials

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The Dassault Falcon 6X has successfully completed cold weather testing, passing a major milestone

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Mar
15
2022

Fourth Joint Scramble In Less Than 2 Weeks For The Italian And German Eurofighters In Romania

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File photo of an Italian F-2000A Typhoon during a scramble. (Image credit: ItAF)"

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