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Dec
11
2023

Donaldson Receives BAE Systems Partner2Win Bronze Medallion Award

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MINNEAPOLIS (December 11, 2023)—Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) a leading worldwide manufacturer of innovative filtration products and solutions, received a BAE Systems Combat Mission Systems business award Partner2Win Bronze Medallion for exceptional performance and commitment to operational excellence. 

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Dec
07
2023

FAA Accident and Incident Notification: CALEXICO, CA

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AIRCRAFT STRUCK A POWER LINE, CALEXICO, CA

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Dec
07
2023

Leonardo and Pratt & Whitney canada achieve first 100% SAF flight with PT6C-67C-POWERED AW139 helicopter

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Leonardo and Pratt & Whitney Canada today announced the successful completion of the first flight for a AW139 intermediate twin helicopter, powered by PT6C-67C engines, using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Accomplished at Leonardo’s facility in Cascina Costa di Samarate (Italy) on 21 November, the 75-minute flight and ground tests evaluated engine performance with multiple power variation and other systems. The test showed an outstanding response to the new fuel with no significant differences compared to the use of Jet A1 fuel. 

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Dec
06
2023

NTSB Preliminary Report: Rowlett, TX

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On October 26, 2023, about 1650 central daylight time, a Robinson Helicopter R44, N141CD, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Rowlett, Texas. The flight instructor and pilot receiving instruction incurred minor injuries. The helicopter was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 instructional flight.

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Dec
06
2023

Airbus announces Canadian H160 type certification

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Fort Erie, ON, December 6, 2023 – Airbus Helicopters has received Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) type certification of the H160 helicopter, positioning the aircraft type for entry into the Canadian market.

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Dec
05
2023

Universal Avionics completes first test flight of interactive Flight Management System

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Tucson, Arizona – December 5, 2023 – Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has successfully completed initial flight tests of its NexGen, software-based interactive Flight Management System (i-FMS). The flight tests were conducted in Austria on a government-owned Bell 212 helicopter as part of a joint effort with Elbit to improve flight management and navigation capabilities for the customer. The i-FMS adds onto mission computers delivered by Elbit and is controlled using the existing Human Machine Interface operated by the customer.  

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Dec
05
2023

FAA Launches 2023 Holiday “12 Days of Drones” Safety Campaign

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Monday, December 4, 2023 -​ WASHINGTON – If you are considering a drone as a holiday gift, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants you and your loved ones to understand how to fly it safely. 

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Dec
04
2023

Rotor Unveils R550X Uncrewed Helicopter and Begins Production

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The R550X is an uncrewed helicopter based on the Robinson R44 Raven II. It is designed to lift heavy loads up to 1,200 pounds, or 550 kilograms, with no pilot onboard. With a flight time of over three (3) hours and a top speed of 150 miles per hour, the R550X offers long-range VTOL capabilities beyond the reach of drones and eVTOLs, making it suitable for demanding cargo, utility, and maritime operations.

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Dec
01
2023

Schweizer Earns FAA Part 145 Repair Station Certificate

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Fort Worth, Texas (November 30, 2023) – Schweizer, manufacturer of the proven Schweizer S300, S300CBi, and S333 helicopters, is proud to announce it has earned FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification. The certification allows Schweizer to repair and overhaul its aircraft and components at the factory with an FAA-approved quality system.

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Nov
30
2023

Sikorsky Delivers First S-70 Black Hawk Helicopters To Romania

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MIELEC, Poland Nov. 24, 2023 -- PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first four new-generation, European manufactured S-70M Black Hawk utility helicopters to Romania’s Ministry of Internal Affairs, with two more aircraft on schedule to arrive by the end of 2023. Purchased as part of the European Union’s VISION 2020 project, the intended missions for Romania’s new Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopters include maritime and land search and rescue, firefighting, transport and medical emergency support.

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