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July 15, 2023

Tamarack in Talks with Multiple Q400 Operators

Smooth Operator

In June 2023, Tamarack Aerospace Group and Italian-based SkyAlps airlines signed a Letter Of Intent (LOI) by which the two concerns would partner to offer the world’s lightest, quietest, and most sustainable DeHavilland Q400 aircraft. Tamarack has since entered into discussions with numerous global air-carriers seeking to upgrade their Bombardier Q400 regional turboprop aircraft with Tamarack’s Eco-SMARTWING technology.

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Mayman Aerospace Speeder to be Displayed at AirVenture 2023

Turbojet-Powered VTOL Set to Impress

Founded in 2021 by serial entrepreneur David Mayman and headquartered in New York City, Mayman Aerospace is the designer and manufacturer of a so-called Air Utility Vehicle (AUV) dubbed Speeder. Subject machine is a compact, high-speed, Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft at once suited to dual-use military and civilian special missions roles, to include personal transportation; combat resupply; Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR); fire-suppression; Search And Rescue (SAR); and emergency medical support.

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Launch Window for 2nd Virgin Galactic Spaceflight Announced

Play it Again, Sir Richard

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. announced that the flight-window for its Galactic 02 mission will open on 10 August. Subject mission, if launched, will be the company’s seventh spaceflight, second commercial spaceflight, and third spaceflight in 2023. Galactic 02 is slated to convey three private passengers to space, thereby continuing the Virgin Galactic’s regular cadence of spaceflights.

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Hummingbird Flies North to Oshkosh

Vertical Aviation Technologies to Display Unique Rotorcraft at OSH

EAA AirVenture 2023 will be graced by a beautiful Hummingbird 300L helicopter skillfully and exactingly built by Mr. Vic Syracuse of Locust Grove, Georgia’s Base Leg Aviation. The splendid machine will be on static display from 24 through 30 July at Booths 277-285. Mr. Syracuse and Vertical Aviation Technologies—makers of the Hummingbird kit—cordially invite AirVenture attendees, one and all, to drop by and inspect the helicopter’s IO-540 engine installation, Advanced Flight System AF-6600 glass panel, and the remainder of its thoughtful, practical, and forward-thinking appointments.

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Airborne 07.07.23: Vans v Laser, Wheels Up Sues, Joby Update

Also: JAL Clothing Rental Program, Air Service to Small Communities, Viva Aerobus, Mid-Continent Expands

In response to customer reports of cracks appearing in parts manufactured via laser-cutting processes between February 2022 and June 2023, Van’s Aircraft has disseminated a letter setting forth: “As many of you likely know: Some of the laser-cut parts made during that period have formed cracks in holes either when being dimpled by a builder, or when riveting a dimpled hole. There are a variety of variables that may contribute to this occurring..." Wheels Up has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District of New York al

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Purported Student Impugns United Aviate Academy

Consequence in the Age of Virtue Signaling

In February 2020, United Airlines acquired a flight-training subsidiary and promptly dubbed it United Aviate Academy. The Goodyear, Arizona-based flight-school was to train five-thousand new pilots by 2030—half of whom were to be women or people of color, and the entirety of which were to be guaranteed flying jobs at United Airlines. Comes now 2023 and the levying of a worrying set of allegations against United Aviate Academy by a purported student thereof.

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Classic Aero-TV: LTA Aviatrix Cheri White -- The Intricacies of Gas Ballooning

From 2010 (YouTube Version): Cheri's Achievements Are Exceeded Only By The Heights She Has Achieved As A World-Class Balloonist

You may all be a little sick, by now, in hearing about the amazing team ANN's Aero-TV crews has at the 2010 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta... the sites, the sounds, the colors, the staff, the crews, the PILOTS... they all made an extraordinary week even more so. And one of our favorite people was a balloon pilot, Cheri White, who launched herself (and partner Mark Sullivan) into the late night ether to take a chance in seeking the top spot in the Americ

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Airborne-Flight Training 07.06.23: ALPA Pushes Back, Regional Outlook, Akasa $

Also: U.K. Initiative, FAA Seeking AirVenture-Bound Pilots, AEA 2023-24 Scholarships, Non-Towered Airport A/C

ALPA has been sounding off over current legislative issues... ALPA president Captain Jason Ambrosi set forth in a 29 June statement: “...we cannot lose sight of the fact that Congress is poised to pass legislation that contains multiple anti-safety provisions that would introduce even more risk into the U.S. aviation system. Recent flight delays and cancellations are a reminder that the industry is still recovering from the pandemic, and we must remain vigilant in maintaining safety. What might you be flying as you enter the job market? A fresh

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NTSB Prelim: Velocity Velocity XL

The Pilot Told First Responders That He Experienced A Total Loss Of Engine Power.

On June 27, 2023, at 1012 central daylight time, a Velocity XLRG airplane, N340XL, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The pilot was seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.According to the pilot’s son, the pilot departed the Flying Machines Airstrip (AR08) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas on June 24, 2023, and flew to the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport (KLAW) in Lawton, Oklahoma. Later that same day, he departed KLAW and attempted to fly back to AR08; however, the engine was running roughly, so the pilot decided to land the airplane in a fie

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on June 2023 Cessna 180 Accident

Pilot and Single Passenger Killed in Alaska Mishap

The NTSB has released its preliminary report on a 16 June 2023 accident in which a Cessna 180, registration N91361, was substantially damaged and its pilot and single passenger killed. The aircraft was operated as a non-scheduled charter flight under Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. The accident-aircraft was operated by Golden Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and dispatched to pick up four hunters from a remote airstrip and fly such to Unalakleet Airport (UNK) in west-central Alaska.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.15.23): Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)

Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR)

A TFR is a regulatory action issued by the FAA via the U.S. NOTAM System, under the authority of United States Code, Title 49. TFRs are issued within the sovereign airspace of the United States and its territories to restrict certain aircraft from operating within a defined area on a temporary basis to protect persons or property in the air or on the ground. While not all inclusive, TFRs may be issued for disaster or hazard situations such as: toxic gas leaks or spills, fumes from flammable agents, aircraft accident/incident sites, aviation or ground resources engaged in wildfire suppression, or aircraft relief activities following a disaster. TFRs may also be issue

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.15.23)

“We’re delighted with the response of new airlines now actively in contact with us and who are interested in Eco-SMARTWING upgrades. I’ve been traveling non-stop to meet these prospects located in several European and North American countries. We are very optimistic about getting the support we need to get program off the ground.” Source: An ebullient Tamarack CEO Nick Guida doing a little more bragging about more positive news for the Tamarack program.  

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