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January 23, 2022

About Time! NTSB Tells FAA To Require CO Detectors in GA Aircraft

NTSB Identified 31 Accidents Between 1982 And 2020 Attributed To Carbon Monoxide

The NTSB has called on the FAA, (for the second time, no less) to require carbon monoxide detectors in general aviation aircraft, the agency said in a safety recommendation report released this week. The NTSB identified 31 accidents between 1982 and 2020 attributed to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. Twenty-three of those accidents were fatal, killing 42 people and seriously injuring four more. A CO detector was found in only one of the airplanes and it was not designed to provide an active audible or visual alert to the pilot, features the NTSB also recommended.

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National Warbird Operators Conference A Month Away

This Year’s Conference Scheduled For February 24-27, 2022

Founded in 1993, the annual National Warbird Operators Conference (NWOC) event brings together warbird owners, operators, and museum directors to address events facing warbird owners and to discuss common goals related to the ever-changing economics, operations and regulations pertaining to flying ex-military aircraft. NWOC focuses on the exchange of ideas and information concerning the safe operation and restoration of warbird aircraft.

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Zuri VTOL Updated to Ver 2.0

Revised Aircraft Sports Refined Styling, Design, Ahead of Production

Czech sustainable aviation manufacturer-to-be, Zuri, has announced the first evolution of its aircraft. The new Zuri in the works is currently designated within the company as ZURI 2.0, with a dedicated freight version, the Zuri 2.0 CARGO. The concept takes the original hybrid VTOL aircraft and adds recent developmental experiences gleaned since last summer's tech demonstrations and hover testing. The 2.0 will see tweaks to some of the fundamental parameters of the Zuri 1.0, including aerodynamic profiles, control systems, required power output, and styling. The new aircraft is slated to offer more variety in its trim levels, including a VIP version that seats 3 in comfort,

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Last of the Eurocopter AS365 Dauphins Delivered

Twin-engine European Workhorse Ceases Production, Capping 47 Years of Service

The last of the Dauphin family of helicopters has left the factory, with more than 1,100 built since its introduction 40 years ago. Throughout its life, the type has racked up more than 7 million flight hours across 70 countries. The AS365 has been superseded by the Airbus H160, but will likely remain in service for decades more. The final Dauphin was delivered to the Spanish Customs Service, where it will join the 2 of its brethren in their duties: maritime patrol, tracking and intercepting smuggling watercraft, and seizing contraband. Spanish Customs Surveillance stands watch over the Strait of Gibraltar, the Alboran Sea, and Galicia, offering plentiful smugglers

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Klyde Morris (01.21.22)

Klyde Gets Dragged, Kicking and Screaming, Into The 21st Century


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Classic Aero-TV: Boeing’s 747-8 First Flight – New Freighter Takes to the Skies

From 2010: Chief Pilot Feuerstein and Captain Imrich Successfully Complete Flight Plan

On February 8th, 2010, almost two months after the Dreamliner’s historic first flight, Boeing made history once again as the new 747-8 Freighter took to the skies for the first time. Over 5,000 Boeing employees, customers, suppliers, and community leaders gathered in Everett, Washington, as the 421,200lb aircraft (empty weight) lifted from the Paine Field runway. 747 Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstien and Captain Tom Imrich commanded the flight d

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Greenpoint Tech to Complete 2 More B787 VVIP Versions

Bespoke Dreamliner Coachbuilder Hones Its Edge in B787 Luxury Design

Greenpoint Technologies has signed a contract with an undisclosed client for 2 complete interior conversions of a V-VIP Boeing 787-9. The company has made a name for itself as the go-to for the ultra-luxe, high-end Boeing game, and their work over the preceding decade has fulfilled their aims to become the world's leading 787 completion center. Greenpoint has expended considerable effort at learning and mastering the intricacies of the complex aircraft, enabling their technological experience and know-how to give their V-VIP clientele the caliber of interior fit, finish, and comfort that befits a truly private, custom-made Boeing Dreamliner.

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NTSB Prelim: Mooney M20C

Unable To Make The Runway He Performed A Forced Landing In A Field

On January 1, 2022, about 1211 eastern daylight time, a Mooney M20C, N79396, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Arcadia, Florida. The private pilot and passenger were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to the pilot, he performed a preflight and verified he had sufficient fuel onboard for his flight. After an uneventful flight he entered the traffic pattern for runway 24. While on final approach about 300 to 400 ft, he reported the airplane “experienced some sink.”

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AD: Various Restricted Category Helicopters

AD 2021-26-16 Prompted By Multiple Reports Of Failure Of The Main Driveshaft

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain type certificated Model UH-1H restricted category helicopters. This AD was prompted by multiple reports of failure of the main driveshaft. This AD requires establishing a limit to replace certain main driveshafts, and a one-time and repetitive inspections of the main driveshafts. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD is effective February 25, 2022.

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AD: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Airplanes

AD 2021-26-21 Describes The Unsafe Condition As Insufficient Performance Of The Fuel Drain System

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. (Pilatus) Model PC-24 airplanes. This AD was prompted by mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI describes the unsafe condition as insufficient performance of the fuel drain system that could lead to fire and damage of the airplane. This AD requires modifying the fuel drain pipe routing and installing a drain mast. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD is effective February

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.23.22)

Aero Linx: Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) Established February 25, 1993, the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA), based in Washington, D.C., is a not-for-profit association, representing more than 685 global member companies. Collectively, they lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts world-wide. Member companies include: distributors, suppliers, surplus sales organizations, repair stations, manufacturers, airlines, operators, and other companies that provide services to the aviation parts supply industry. ASA's Board of Directors and Corporate Officers focus the organization's energies on regulatory and legal matters such as safety, internationa

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.23.22): Line Up And Wait (LUAW)

Line Up And Wait (LUAW) Used by ATC to inform a pilot to taxi onto the departure runway to line up and wait. It is not authorization for takeoff. It is used when takeoff clearance cannot immediately be issued because of traffic or other reasons.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.23.22)

“The New York metropolitan area has been the largest market trailing 3 years for Jet Edge and compliments our already established Signature facility in Los Angeles. New York will be a strategic focus for Jet Edge in 2022 and beyond. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Signature to provide our clients coast to coast access to dedicated facilities at Teterboro and Van Nuys.”  Source: Bill Papariella, CEO of Jet Edge, emphasizing the importance of the region to the private jet charter industry. 

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