Connecting Cities In The U.S., Middle East, Russia
Gulfstream's new flagship aircraft, the G650, recently established four city-pair speed records in five days, connecting cities in the U.S., the Middle East and Russia. The G650’s most recent city-pair record came on Jan. 28. The aircraft departed Moscow Vnukovo Airport and landed at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport 9 hours, 33 minutes later.
Big Cat Was Seen Stalking The Hiker On A Trail Near Colfax, CA
A hiker who was being stalked by a mountain lion and made a "frantic" 911 call got help from a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew who managed to chase the animal away by making a low pass over the area.
Business jets seem to get all the headlines. After all, they accounted for close to $18 billion of the $22 billion total value of general aviation deliveries last year. By contrast, civil rotorcraft came in a distant second contributing $3 billion. Fixed-wing turboprops and pistons made up the remaining sliver.
Head Of Finmeccanica's Helicopter Division Replaced By Daniele Romiti
The bribery probe that cost Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi his job has now led to the ouster of AgustaWestland head Bruno Spagnolini as an investigation into a deal with the Indian government deepens. Finmeccanica has delayed the release of its financial results until April as the company continues its reorganization following the arrest of Orsi on tax evasion and fraud charges.
A Eurocopter AS350 went down early Friday morning in Oklahoma City, OK, resulting in the fatal injury of two of the three people on board. Fatally injured were pilot Mark Montgomery and nurse Chris Denning. Medic Billy Wynne was reportedly hospitalized in critical condition.