Revised AD, Effective September 5th, Is Considered To Be An
EASA has modified an emergency AD that had, at one
point, grounded most Dassault Falcon 7X airplanes. The
revision outlines the steps required to restore the full original
certified flight envelope of the airplane. In May 2011, a Dassault
Aviation Falcon 7X airplane experienced an uncontrolled pitch trim
runaway during descent. The crew succeeded in recovering a stable
situation and performed an uneventful landing.
Part Of An Initiative To Restore GA Activity At Reagan National
TSA has granted approval to Cutter Aviation at Phoenix Sky
Harbor Int’l Airport (KPHX) as an FBO gateway for approved
general and corporate aviation flights to Ronald Reagan Washington
National Airport (KDCA). The designation is part of the DASSP (DCA
Access Standard Security Program) initiative to restore General
Aviation access to the airport.
Sikorsky Helitech, FlightSafety International Partner To Offer
Sikorsky Helitech, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company based
in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, announced they have signed an
agreement with FlightSafety International to provide maintenance
training for customers in the Asia Pacific area. The three-year
agreement is the first of its kind to offer Pratt & Whitney
Canada Aircraft Engine maintenance training in the region.
One Aircraft Made Successful Off-Airport Landing, Other
Impacted Terrain And Caught Fire
Local and federal officials are investigating another mid-air
collision in Alaska, and one pilot is feared to have been fatally
injured in the accident. The two aircraft were operating from
different villages in Southwest Alaska when they collided near
Nightmute, AK on Saturday.