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Wed, Aug 05, 2020

Wilson Construction Upgrades MD 500E From E-To-F Via Conversion Program

Multiple Enhancements Typify Aggressive Conversion

MD Helicopters has delivered a newly certified MD 530F to Wilson Construction. Wilson has upgraded one of its four MD 500E helicopters to an FAA-certified MD 530F model aircraft. An operator of MDHI helicopters since 2005, Wilson Construction delivered their E-model aircraft to be overhauled and recertified as an F-model (Type Certificate 369FF) at MD Helicopters’ Mesa-Arizona manufacturing and completions center.

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Wed, Aug 05, 2020

Stearman-Centric Barnstorming Tour Planned For 2021

The Tour Will Crisscross The USA, Starting At Sun 'N Fun

A group of passionate aviators are defying the state of the world and planning on a unique tour of the USA in 2021. What started out as an homage to the 50th version of the National Stearman Fly In (NSFI) in Galesburg, IL, is now the 'Boeing Stearman Homecoming Tour 2021.' The tour will crisscross the USA, starting at the Sun n Fun event in Lakeland, Florida on April 13 and ending at the NSFI on September 5, arriving as a big gaggle of planes.

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Wed, Aug 05, 2020

AD: Beech A23-24

Throttle Control Was Very Loose When Moved By Hand In The Cockpit

On July 18, 2020, about 2245 central daylight time, a Beech A23-24 airplane, N3412V, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Burns Flat, Oklahoma. The pilot and his 3 passengers were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The pilot reported that while established in cruise flight the airplane experienced a gradual loss of engine power. He was unable to restore engine power by switching fuel tanks, turning on the fuel boost pump, and advancing the throttle, mixture, and propeller controls full forward. The pilot stated that he turned on the landing light and made a forced landing in a grass field.

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Sun, Aug 02, 2020

Sporty’s Awards Next Flight Crew Scholarship

Private Pilot With Desire To Give Back To The Aviation Community Receives $2,500 Award

Jeff Goodsill of Sudbury, MA, is the recipient of Sporty’s latest $2,500 flying scholarship awarded through his membership in Sporty’s Flight Crew program. Jeff is a Private pilot working toward his Instrument Rating and is flying a Cessna 172 Skyhawk through the Aero Club of New England at the Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford, MA (KBED).

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Sun, Aug 02, 2020

NTSB Prelim: Boeing B75

'Unable To Correct The Movement, And The Lower Left Wing Struck The Ground'

On July 5, 2020, about 1124 Pacific daylight time, a Boeing B75, N61445, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Chino, California. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. The pilot reported that during a landing roll on runway 26R in a tailwheel equipped airplane, at a groundspeed of about 25 miles per hour, the left wings "dipped" and he applied control inputs to counteract.

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