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November 14, 2022

Airborne 11.14.22: Awful B17-P63 Midair, Frank Robinson Goes West, SnF Pilot Hub

 Airborne 11.14.22: Awful B17-P63 Midair, Frank Robinson Goes West, SnF Pilot Hub

Also: First Completed Bearhawk Model 5, New Victoria Tower, Regional Airline Association, Virgin Galactic Class Action
It has been a tragic weekend. Two warbirds flying during the Wings over Dallas Airshow, a Boeing B-17G and a Bell P-63F King Cobra, were downed via a midair collision in which the left banking P-63F overtook the Bomber from its left and took out the aft fuselage section, pretty much severing the airframe aft of the wing. The P-63F appears to have disintegrated on impact, while the two primary sections of the B-17 fragmented as they descended to impact near a highway. Robinson Helicopter has bid farewell to its founder, Frank

Fruity Chutes Assists in Matternet M2 Type Certification Effort

Iris Ultralight Chute System Recognized for Success in Joint UAS Safety Effort

Fruity Chutes, UAS parachute recovery specialist, announced a partnership with Matternet in their Type Certification program for the M2 Drone. Fruity Chutes provided a number of essential safety components, namely shock cords, harnesses and parachutes to go with their drone-optimized Iris Ultralight system. The program's success makes the company the first to see a drone parachute complete the demanding 4-year FAA evaluation process. The M2 program has been chugging along for 6 years in collaboration between the two companies, integrating a 96 in Iris Ultralight parachute system to the drone before testing it in every possible condition to meet ASTM F3322-18 standa

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