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October 14, 2021

Universal Avionics’ Announces EFB Apps

Manage Flight Plans on iPad, Upload to FMS

Universal Avionics (UA) announced the launch of its new FlightPartner and FlightReview applications, available by the end of first quarter 2022. Shown on an iPad connected to UA’s WAAS / SBAS Flight Management System over wifi, the suite will enhance the convenience and capabilities of UA avionics through two-way data integration with aircraft FMS. The applications are part of UA’s ecosystem, meant to centralize and collate assorted tasks and communications between pilots, maintenance, and operations personnel. Operators and owners will be able to implement changes and improvements through review of flight analytics fleet-wide, or an individual aircraft.

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Gulfstream Updates and Enhances G280

Adds Improvements to “Super Midsize” Jet 

Gulfstream Aerospace has recently enhanced its popular mid-sized G280 following increased interest in the segment and wider business jet market. Referred to as a "super-midsize leader" by Gulfstream, the G280 has been facing increasing competition as the market heats up in the wake of 2020. Targeting areas of refinement that will pay the greatest dividends for discriminating customers, Gulfstream enhanced the G280 with cabin refinements, flight deck upgrades, safety systems, and climate controls.

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NBAA Honors Safety Advocate Robert Sumwalt with Silk Scarf Award

Winter Prize Given at NBAA-BACE 2021

In commemoration of a long career advancing the safety of the aviation industry, the NBAA honored Robert Sumwalt, former chairman of the NTSB, with the association’s Silk Scarf Award at this year’s expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Serving as a board member at the NTSB from 2006 until today, Sumwalt was nominated by President Trump in 2017 to serve as the 14th chairman. Prior to his work in the board, he had logged over 14,000 flight hours over two decades of flight as a commercial and business pilot. He has contributed a large body of work to aviation, having more than 100 articles on accident investigation and transportation safety, as well as years of consultant work for NASA’s ASRS.

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Sustainable Aviation Fuel Available at KLAS for NBAA

Atlantic Aviation Offsets Carbon Footprint of Customers for Conference

Atlantic Aviation has confirmed its receipt of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at its Las Vegas Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making up about 15% of the total fuel volumes expected to be sold throughout the expo, sales are hoped to offset the carbon footprint for customers using Atlantic services during NBAA-BACE. “The effective replacement of traditional JET-A with this delivery of SAF represents another step forward in our commitment to renewable energy and allows our customers to actively participate in the reduction of carbon emissions without shouldering the cost” Said Jay Hamby, Senior vice president of Atlantic Aviation. 

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Textron Sells 3 Citation Longitude Jets to Thrive Aviation

Air Charter Operator’s Fleet Increases to 15 Citations

Textron Aviation, owner of the umbrella under which Cessna operates, reported their newest sale to charter operator Thrive Aviation for 3 more Cessna Citation Longitude business jets, set for delivery beginning in December 2021. Once the order is complete, their fleet will have 15 assorted Citations, including the Citation Longitude, Sovereign+, XLS+, CJ3+, and M2. Thrive Aviation, a Las Vegas-based private charter service, with membership offerings for use of its aircraft and crews. Recent expansions have continued to bring additional hangar space, operational footprint, and aircraft into service. In the last 18 months alone, they have more than doubled their fleet. 

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NTSB Prelim: Cessna 402C

The Airplane Disappeared Into The Trees, And He Then Saw A Ball Of Flames

On September 9, 2021, about 1527 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 402, N88833, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Provincetown, Massachusetts. The pilot and the six passengers were seriously injured. The airplane was operated under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 as a scheduled passenger flight. The flight was being operated by Cape Air (flight 2072) and was on an instrument flight rules flight plan from Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston, Massachusetts to Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC), Provincetown, Massachusetts. The flight departed BOS about 1504.

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