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November 15, 2017

Airborne 11.15.17: XCOR BK, V-22 Osprey Milestone, GAMA 3rd Quarter Stats

Also: UK Airport Cancellation, Gone West: Robert Wagstaff, EASA Certifies Bell 505, USN's 1st MQ-4C Triton
This is a heartbreaker, as we were big fans of XCOR Aerospace -- which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to federal court documents filed last week. The 18-year-old company will be liquidated in an effort to satisfy its creditors. According to the court filing, XCOR has assets valued at between $1 million and $10 million, against liabilities estimated between $10 million and $50 million. Bell Helicopter and Boeing have marked a milestone for the Bell Boeing V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft, including both CV-22 and MV-22 variants. The aircraft has surpassed 400,000-flight hours. The V-22 Osprey has been continuously deployed since entering s





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