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B-29 Superfortress ‘Doc’ Departs for Oshkosh 2017


The B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc” took off from Wichita July 21, 2017, on its way to Oshkosh, Wis., where it will be on display all week at EAA AirVenture. The engines rumbled to life and took off carrying seven crew members and seven passengers, including Aviation Week managing editor Molly McMillin. read more Read more here:: B-29 Superfortress ‘Doc’ Departs for Oshkosh 2017… Read more ...

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B-29 Superfortress ‘Doc’ Departs for Oshkosh 2017


The B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc” took off from Wichita July 21, 2017, on its way to Oshkosh, Wis., where it will be on display all week at EAA AirVenture. The engines rumbled to life and took off carrying seven crew members and seven passengers, including Aviation Week managing editor Molly McMillin. read more Read more here:: B-29 Superfortress ‘Doc’ Departs for Oshkosh 2017… Read more ...

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Hero Pilot Sullenberger's New Video Argues Against ATC Privatization


Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is urging people to oppose legislation that would privatize the nation's ATC system in a new, 30-second video. In the ad, the "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot makes clear his reason for opposing ATC privatization: "Lobbyists want to privatize air traffic control, handing control to the largest airlines, giving them the keys to the kingdom," he says. "We can't trust the people who make your airline seats smaller to run ATC. This would allow a corporate monopoly to make decisions that put profits ahead of safety and would devastate rural communities." Read more here:: Hero Pilot Sullenberger's New Video Argues Against ATC Privatization… Read more ...

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2017 BCA Operations Planning Guide Production Aircraft


Download a PDF of In-Production Aircraft from the Business & Commercial Aviation 2017 Operations Planning Guide. read more Read more here:: 2017 BCA Operations Planning Guide Production Aircraft… Read more ...

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EASA: Keep Third-Country Operator Information Up to Date


During a recent meeting with NBAA officials, Vincent Lambotte, EASA's senior foreign operators team leader, indicated that commercial operators should expect continued communication from EASA regarding their third-country operator (TCO) authorization. The initial implementation phase concluded in November 2016, and operators should make sure their contact information is updated and a backup point of contact is listed in anticipation of ongoing surveillance. Read more here:: EASA: Keep Third-Country Operator Information Up to Date… Read more ...

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London City Airport To Begin Major Infrastructure Upgrade


London City Airport is soon to begin a major infrastructure upgrade to accommodate 30,000 additional flights. read more Read more here:: London City Airport To Begin Major Infrastructure Upgrade… Read more ...

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Bell Helicopter Resumes Model 525 Test Flights


Bell hopes to receive full certification of the fly-by-wire, twin-engine intermediate heavy Relentless in 2018. read more Read more here:: Bell Helicopter Resumes Model 525 Test Flights… Read more ...

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Business & Commercial Aviation News From August 1967


Aviation safety gains, described by the FAA in its annual report, were based on CAB figures for 1965. General aviation showed a slight statistical improvement with 516 fatal accidents in more than 16,000,000 flight hours. read more Read more here:: Business & Commercial Aviation News From August 1967… Read more ...

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BCA Business Aviation Product And Service Previews


BCA shares news of the latest products and services for the business aviation industry. read more Read more here:: BCA Business Aviation Product And Service Previews… Read more ...

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Used Aircraft Report: Citation Mustang


Simple transition to a twin turbofan By the time Textron Aviation ended Citation Mustang production in May 2017, that model had become the most successful very light jet in history. read more Read more here:: Used Aircraft Report: Citation Mustang… Read more ...

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The Go/No-Go Decision: High-Speed RTOs Are Fraught With Risk


Dann Runik still gets chills when he remembers the morning of March 1, 1978. He was in the cockpit of a DC-8 at LAX as he watched Continental Flight 603, a heavily laden DC-10, lumber down Runway 6R on its takeoff roll. read more Read more here:: The Go/No-Go Decision: High-Speed RTOs Are Fraught With Risk… Read more ...

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How To Use The Operations Planning Guide


Aircraft operating costs are presented in a format that separates the data into six areas: Direct Mission Costs, Fixed Annual Costs, Variable Costs, Annual Cockpit Subscription Services Costs, Annual Cabin Subscription Services Costs and Annual Trip Support Costs. read more Read more here:: How To Use The Operations Planning Guide… Read more ...

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About AirPower Software Group Inc. And ARGUS


A benchmarking tool to help flight department managers draft and analyze budgets for the coming year AirPower Software specializes in the design and development of aviation software products used to analyze aircraft operating costs, charter and leasing strategies and solutions to aid in the identification of business aircraft suitable for various mission needs. read more Read more here:: About AirPower Software Group Inc. And ARGUS… Read more ...

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JetWave Ka-Band Installed In Global Express


Flying Colours Corp. says it has completed the first installation of the Honeywell JetWave Ka-Band satellite communications system. read more Read more here:: JetWave Ka-Band Installed In Global Express… Read more ...

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Feds Study Auctioning L-Band Spectrum


Federal government agencies, including the FAA, are studying the viability of auctioning a minimum of 30 MHz of L-band spectrum used in ATC radars and other cross-agency purposes. read more Read more here:: Feds Study Auctioning L-Band Spectrum… Read more ...

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Horizon Air Cancels Flights Due To Pilot Shortage


As clear evidence of the growing pilot shortage, regional carrier Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines, canceled up to 6% of its departures in August for a lack of pilots to fly them. read more Read more here:: Horizon Air Cancels Flights Due To Pilot Shortage… Read more ...

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FSI Teams With West Virginia Institute On Degree Program


West Virginia University's Institute of Technology and FlightSafety International have launched a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management degree program. read more Read more here:: FSI Teams With West Virginia Institute On Degree Program… Read more ...

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Million Air HPN Expansion Completion Due In Late 2018


A $70 million expansion project at Million Air at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, is progressing and scheduled for completion by the end of 2018. read more Read more here:: Million Air HPN Expansion Completion Due In Late 2018… Read more ...

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Dassault Appoints Vienna Service Center


Dassault Aviation has appointed the Maintenance Line Station in Vienna as an authorized service center for Falcon 900EX and Falcon 2000EX series aircraft read more Read more here:: Dassault Appoints Vienna Service Center… Read more ...

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Shaanxi Helicopter To Buy 100 Bell 407GXPs


Shaanxi Helicopter Co. has signed an agreement to purchase 100 Model 407GXPs from Bell Helicopter. Deliveries will begin this year. read more Read more here:: Shaanxi Helicopter To Buy 100 Bell 407GXPs… Read more ...

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