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FAA Split: Trump Proposal Murky On Trust Fund Tax Cut


The Trump administration's budget plan for FAA ‘privatization' does not add up The Trump administration's budget plan for FAA “privatization” appears to give back more in tax breaks than it would bring in. read more Read more here:: FAA Split: Trump Proposal Murky On Trust Fund Tax Cut… Read more ...

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EBACE2017 Showcases Energy and Strength of Business Aviation in Europe


As the final day of the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2017) wrapped up, organizers said the show was one of the most successful in recent memory, reinforcing its reputation as the industry's most important event in Europe. Read more here:: EBACE2017 Showcases Energy and Strength of Business Aviation in Europe… Read more ...

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Essential iPad accessories: our annual gear roundup


By John Zimmerman A few carefully chosen accessories can make the iPad so much more powerful and easy-to-use. Here's our list of the accessories you should consider, and our top recommendations. ... Read more here:: Essential iPad accessories: our annual gear roundup… Read more ...

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Wingly Ride-Sharing Service Operating In Europe


Wingly, an internet-based private-pilot ride-sharing service, a concept ruled as a violation of air regulations by the FAA—a position upheld in federal court—is operating in the UK, France and Germany. read more Read more here:: Wingly Ride-Sharing Service Operating In Europe… Read more ...

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Airbus Testing Voom Helicopter Service In Sao Paulo


Airbus sees strong potential in Voom, an on-demand helicopter booking service incubated within A3—the aircraft maker's Silicon Valley outpost—and now being tested in helicopter-friendly Sao Paulo. read more Read more here:: Airbus Testing Voom Helicopter Service In Sao Paulo… Read more ...

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Next-Gen Business Aviation Powerplant Family Detailed


Rolls-Royce is developing a new generation of business aviation powerplants, for which the first full-up fan demonstrator is expected to run later this year. The ramp-up of work on the technology demonstrator, dubbed Advance2, signals a new phase for the manufacturer, which heretofore had revealed few details of its future business aviation family initiative. Covering the 10,000- to 20,000-lb. thrust range, the plan is to develop three Advance2 demonstrators with two different core sizes and three different low-pressure systems. read more Read more here:: Next-Gen Business Aviation Powerplant Family Detailed… Read more ...

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Aircare Launches Hypoxia Training Course


​Aircare International has launched an enhanced hypoxia training course for pilots and cabin crewmembers. The training involves both classroom instruction on high-altitude physiology and actual exposure using a hypoxia training platform. read more Read more here:: Aircare Launches Hypoxia Training Course… Read more ...

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FlightSafety Creates Maintenance Management Program


FlightSafety International has teamed with Service Elements to create an Aviation Maintenance Management Program. The three-day course, provided at FlightSafety's Maintenance Training Center in Dallas, is designed to enhance the skills of current aircraft maintenance department managers and help those who aspire to such positions. read more Read more here:: FlightSafety Creates Maintenance Management Program… Read more ...

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Cessna Adds Fourth Longitude To Flight-Test Program


The fourth Cessna Citation Longitude test aircraft has joined the flight-test program. The aircraft is expected to receive FAA type certification later this year. The fourth Longitude flew for the first time on May 6. read more Read more here:: Cessna Adds Fourth Longitude To Flight-Test Program… Read more ...

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Tata Steel To Add Second Bell 429 Helicopter


Tata Steel Group, based in Mumbai, India, is adding a second Bell 429 helicopter to its fleet to support steel production operations, Bell said. The aircraft will operate from the company's Jamshedpur facility in eastern India. There are more than 90 Bell helicopters operating throughout India in commercial, civil/government and military operations. read more Read more here:: Tata Steel To Add Second Bell 429 Helicopter… Read more ...

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March to Mach+: Several Supersonic Business Jet Projects Advancing


Will supersonic business jets be streaking across oceans in the near future? No less an entity than Rolls-Royce is cautiously optimistic about the prospects and is actively studying a new generation of potential engine designs to power it. read more Read more here:: March to Mach+: Several Supersonic Business Jet Projects Advancing… Read more ...

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Heart Of The Matter: It’s A Good Investment For Us All


Sometimes you come upon a physical construct of such wrongheadedness that the natural question is: What were they thinking? read more Read more here:: Heart Of The Matter: It’s A Good Investment For Us All… Read more ...

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine


In early May, Pratt & Whitney Canada completed production of its 100,000th engine, and of that total 60,000 remain in service operated by 12,300 customers in more than 200 countries and territories. read more Read more here:: Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine… Read more ...

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Blackhawk Earns STC For True Blue Battery On Caravans


Blackhawk Modifications in Waco, Texas, has received an STC for the installation of True Blue Power TB44 lithium-ion batteries on Blackhawk-powered Cessna Caravan 208 and 208B models. read more Read more here:: Blackhawk Earns STC For True Blue Battery On Caravans… Read more ...

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Over There: What To Consider When Accepting Assignment To Nowherestan


Agreeing to fly or maintain an airplane far from home, particularly in developing countries, could be a foolish mistake or an adventurous career accelerator. read more Read more here:: Over There: What To Consider When Accepting Assignment To Nowherestan… Read more ...

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Falcon Aviation Opens New VIP Heliport


Falcon Aviation has opened a VIP Heliport at its new Dubai South VIP Terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport in the UAE. The heliport will be run and managed by Falcon Aviation personnel and will be available to those arriving in business jets at the terminal. read more Read more here:: Falcon Aviation Opens New VIP Heliport… Read more ...

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Gulfstream G280 Sets Two Additional Speed Records


Gulf stream Aerospace's G280 set two speed records in April on flights to and from the 2017 Avalon Airshow. The aircraft flew 3,332 nm from Singapore to Melbourne, Australia, in 7 hr. and 21 min., at an average cruise speed of Mach 0.81. It then flew from Singapore to Dubai's Al Maktoum Airport, 3,177 nm, in 7 hr. and 18 min. at Mach 0.82. read more Read more here:: Gulfstream G280 Sets Two Additional Speed Records… Read more ...

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Japan Wants To Encourage Business Aviation


Japan has set ambitious targets to double foreign visitors to 40 million a year by the 2020 Summer Olympics, and business aviation is expected to play a role. read more Read more here:: Japan Wants To Encourage Business Aviation… Read more ...

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Flying Colours Delivers Sparkle Roll CRJ200s


Completions specialist Flying Colours Corp. has delivered the first three Bombardier CRJ200 ex-airliner-to-VIP conversions for Chinese luxury company Sparkle Roll's SR Jet, and will deliver three more by year-end. read more Read more here:: Flying Colours Delivers Sparkle Roll CRJ200s… Read more ...

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FAA Adopts Airworthiness Directive For Learjet 60


The FAA has adopted a new Airworthiness Directive for certain Learjet Model 60 airplanes. This AD was prompted by an evaluation by the design approval holder indicating the upper fuselage skin under the aft oxygen line fairing is subject to multi-site damage. read more Read more here:: FAA Adopts Airworthiness Directive For Learjet 60… Read more ...

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