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February 02, 2022

Airborne 02.02.22: 1st Flt: E-Racer, Diamond DART, Joby Over SanFran?

Also: 777X Freighter Buy, Kadex Aero, JetBlue Supports NYPD, Alaska Airlines Pilot Update

Air Race E has continued its preparation for the upcoming race season with the first test flight of a piloted, all-electric racing airplane. The Nordic Air Racing Team, often a frontrunner in the preparations for the series so far, took their racer-in-progress on a 10-minute jaunt at Norway's Tønsberg Airport. The aircraft operated under approval of the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority, allowing the high-performance, freshly completed aircraft to take its initial manned shakedown run. Diamond Aircraft's DART program has seen a few changes, replacing its powerplant with a PT6A-25C turboprop engine sourced from Pratt & Whitney Canada. The change removes the o





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