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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

CAE Expands Training Solutions Relationship With JEJUair In Korea

Two New CAE-Built Boeing 737NG Full-Flight Simulators Sold To JEJUair

CAE and South Korean low-cost carrier JEJUair have signed a new training solutions agreement, including the sale of two CAE-built Boeing 737 full-flight simulators (FFS) to JEJUair. The CAE 7000XR Series simulators will be equipped with the innovative CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system and will be delivered to the CAE Korea training center (CAE Flight and Simulator Services Korea Ltd.) which will provide maintenance services. CAE already provides instructor-led training services to JEJUair.

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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Mitchinson Flight Center Joins Air Georgian's SOAR Program

Raises Awareness About Aviation Careers For High School Students In Canada

Air Georgian's SOAR program for aviation career awareness, recruitment and retention continues to grow with the addition of Mitchinson Flight Center to their flight school program. The partnership provides a career pathway for instructors at Mitchinson to become First Officers with Air Georgian, giving them an entryway into the Air Canada network.

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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

GE Aviation, Praxair Open Jet Engine Coatings Facility

New PG Technologies Joint Venture Coating Operations Center Is In Ellisville, Mississippi

GE Aviation and Praxair Inc. have opened a new facility for their PG Technologies business, which specializes in advanced coatings that enable jet engines to withstand higher temperatures and stresses. PG Technologies is a joint venture between Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of industrial gas company Praxair Inc. and GE Aviation that focuses on the development, support, and application of specialized coatings tailored for GE Aviation's current and future engine platforms.

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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

NLR Signs Agreement For Unique Drone Experiment

BVLOS Flights Will Take Place In March, 2018

Six representatives of government, business and knowledge institutions – including the Netherlands Aerospace Center (NLR) – signed an agreement at Groningen Airport Eelde last week to perform out-of-sight drone flights.

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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Air Astana To Modernize Airbus Fleet

A320neo, A321neo and A321neoLR To Enter Service By 2020

  Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, is destined to become one of the largest A320neo Family operators in Central Asia and CIS over the next three years. The airline became the first operator of this type in the region in 2016 and the fleet will grow to 17 aircraft by 2020. Air Astana will then operate 6 A320neo, 7 A321neo and 4 A321neo LR types. All aircraft will be acquired on operating lease basis in accordance with agreements that were signed for 11 aircraft in 2015 and 6 aircraft in 2017.

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Mon, Dec 11, 2017

FAA Certifies Robertson Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank For AS350/EC130

Deliveries To Launch Customers Are Already Underway

The FAA has certified Robertson Fuel Systems' retrofittable crash-resistant fuel tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 and EC130 family of light single helicopters.  Production deliveries to launch partners Air Methods Corporation (AMC) and WeatherTech Aviation LLC are already underway, with additional orders now being taken from operators worldwide. EASA certification of the CRFT is expected to follow shortly.

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Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Airborne 12.08.17: AMA Joins GoFly, Mackay Trophy Heroes, KSMO To The Rescue

Also: Orion Parachute Test, Workforce Shortage Issues, Cygnus Departs ISS, Myrtle Beach AirShow

AMA has partnered with Boeing to support GoFly, an incentive competition that encourages innovators to create a safe and easy-to-use personal flying device.“ AMA is excited to partner with GoFly in support of this creative initiative,” said Dave Mathewson, AMA executive director. “AMA has always supported advancements in aviation technology, and we look forward to witnessing the success of the GoFly program.” On Nov. 2, 2016, fourteen AC-130U Gunship crewmembers provided close-air-support to a U.S. Special Forces team and 43 Afghan soldiers near Kunduz, Afghanistan. The crew's persistent fire support, presence of mind and courage during two hours of intense combat ultimately saved 50 lives. For their actions, the aircrew of the AC-130U Gunship known as "Spooky 43" were presented

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Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Airborne 12.06.17: One Week Wonder Returns!, Jabiru LSA, Raunchy Skywriting

Also: Air Tractor SAIB, PT6A Familiarization, Teamsters-NetJets Agreement, 150 H145 Deliveries

The hugely popular One Week Wonder project, where a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to AirVenture in 2018, on July 23-29. This time, the airplane will be a Van’s RV-12iS. More than 2,500 people participated in the 2014 project, which culminated in the successful taxiing of a Zenith CH 750 on the event’s final afternoon. That airplane continues to fly today, visiting EAA chapters and other aviation events throughout the country. It is a testament to the accessibility and possibilities available through the homebuilt aircraft community. In a move initiated by Jabiru North America, LLC, US Sport Planes of Denton, Texas has been appointed as the North American importer and distributor for Jabiru Light Sport Airplanes for North America, effective immediately. U.S.

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Thu, Dec 07, 2017

AMA Drone Report 12.07.17: AMA Supports GoFly, ALPA v UAS, EU Drone Regs

Also: Drones Hunt Pythons, MI State Regs, Thanksgiving Drone Flying, Drone Collision Report

A little outside our normal coverage responsibilities, nonetheless, we’re intrigued by AMA’s newest agreement... AMA has partnered with Boeing to support GoFly, an incentive competition that encourages innovators to create a safe and easy-to-use personal flying device. “AMA is excited to partner with GoFly in support of this creative initiative,” said Dave Mathewson, AMA executive director. “AMA has always supported advancements in aviation technology, and we look forward to witnessing the success of the GoFly program.” Following the release of an FAA directed study showing that UAS may damage aircraft more than bird strikes during collisions, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l renewed the union's call for Congress to give the FAA

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Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Airborne 12.06.17: One Week Wonder Returns!, Jabiru LSA, Raunchy Skywriting

Also: Air Tractor SAIB, PT6A Familiarization, Teamsters-NetJets Agreement, 150 H145 Deliveries

The hugely popular One Week Wonder project, where a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to AirVenture in 2018, on July 23-29. This time, the airplane will be a Van’s RV-12iS. More than 2,500 people participated in the 2014 project, which culminated in the successful taxiing of a Zenith CH 750 on the event’s final afternoon. That airplane continues to fly today, visiting EAA chapters and other aviation events throughout the country. It is a testament to the accessibility and possibilities available through the homebuilt aircraft community. In a move initiated by Jabiru North America, LLC, US Sport Planes of Denton, Texas has been appointed as the North American importer and distributor for Jabiru Light Sport Airplanes for North America, effective immediately. U.S.

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