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Tue, Jul 07, 2020

Hartzell Engine Technologies Will Provide New CAT Starter Adapters

HET Is The Exclusive Manufacturer Of Starter Adapters For All New, Rebuilt, And Overhauled Continental Engines

Representatives of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) have announced that the company had begun a supplier partnership with Continental Aerospace Technologies to manufacture a line of starter adapters for current and legacy-series Continental piston aircraft engines. “As part of the new agreement, we have been working closely with Continental to complete an engineering transition of the current units,” Keith Bagley, President, Hartzell Engine Technologies said. “We have also completed the transition of production tooling and manufacturing to our facility here in Montgomery.”

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Tue, Jul 07, 2020

NTSB Prelim: Piper PA32R

Non-Certificated Pilot Attempting To Use A Private Airstrip at 0200

On June 27, 2020, about 0153 central daylight time, a Piper PA-32R airplane, N315AM, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident at a private airstrip near Zavalla, Texas. The non-certificated pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to air traffic control information, the airplane departed David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH), Spring Texas, at 0023 and arrived overhead the airstrip at 0059. During the next 54 minutes, the airplane maneuvered near the airstrip between 350 and 1,300 ft above ground level (agl), with a groundspeed ranging from 65 to 143 knots. The airplane was last recorded at 350 ft agl and 94 knots ground speed.

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Mon, Jul 06, 2020

SAFE Updates Leadership With Record Member Turnout

Chan, Hare, Parker Win Board Vote

Andrew Chan, Michael Hare and Newlan Parker are the three new members of the SAFE volunteer Board of Directors following the recent SAFE Board of Directors election Their three-year terms will commence at their installation at the SAFE Annual Meeting in July or August. But most encouraging was this year's voter turnout. "We are proud to announce that over 25% of our membership participated in the voting process," said SAFE Executive Director David St George. "It's a new record, and bodes very well for keeping SAFE a member-responsive professional organization. It's a key governance policy at SAFE."

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Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Former Phillies Pitcher Reported Down In C172 Crash

Was One Of Four People Involved in Accident at 6400' MSL Location

A GA accident has taken the life of a Former Major League baseball player and three others. The aircraft went down in wooded terrain in the Granite Flats Campground Area, Box Elder Peak, Utah. The airplane, a Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N6929H, was destroyed during the accident sequence and the four occupants onboard were fatally injured. Granite Flats Campground is located at an elevation of 6400 feet. The Utah County Sheriff's Office reported that, "A small plane flying out of Airport #2 in Salt Lake County crashed near Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon. All four occupants of the plane died on impact...

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Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Classic Aero-TV: The Tecnam Revolution Continues-Sport A/C To Next-Gen Airliners

From 2019: Solid, Back-To-Basics Commuter Airplane

Tecnam had its new P2012 Traveller on static display at NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas. The airplane was certified by the FAA in August, and is ready for deliveries in the U.S. Powered by two 375 HP turbo-charged Lycoming engines, the Tecnam P2012 Traveller features a modern design and state-of-the-art equipment, allowing single-pilot operations, depending on individual country regulations. The aircraft’s simple and easily accessed airframe and systems, fixed landing gear, robust interiors and easy-to-replace parts, result in high efficiency and low maintenance costs. These attributes, and many more, make it the ideal aircraft for regional airlines.  

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