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September 22, 2021

Airbus Unveils 'CityAirbus' For UAM

CityAirbus Is Being Developed To Fly With A 80 KM Range

Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus at the Company’s first Airbus Summit on “Pioneering Sustainable Aerospace” as the emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part of its uniquely designed distributed propulsion system. It is designed to carry up to four passengers in a zero emissions flight in multiple applications. 

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Bartolini Air is the first operator of the CAP 10C NG

UPRT Training Is Now Possible in Poland

Bartolini Air, located in Poland, has become an operator of the legendary CAP-10C NG aerobatic plane (file photo). EASA regulations state each future airline pilot must complete a course in aircraft upset prevention and recovery. UPRT has been introduced in order to prevent the chief cause of contemporary plane crashes.

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NBAA Reveals Expert Panel Covering Federal Perspective On Integrating AAM

The Discussion Will Take Place on October 13

The National Business Aviation Association reveals the experts that will discuss the federal perspective on facilitating advanced air mobility operations during a session at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. “NBAA-BACE serves an important place to not only showcase innovation across our industry, but to also discuss how these emerging technologies will be implemented,” said NBAA Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Christa Lucas “We’re pleased to bring together these influential policymakers and thought leaders to host an important conversation about current work in the AAM space, how each agency is preparing and planning, and future policies and

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NBAA Hosts First Ever “Meet-the-Regulators” Session

Features Government Officials From CDC, FAA and Customs and Border Protection

The NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition is planning its first-ever virtual “Meet-the-Regulators” session. Government officials are ready for your operational questions whether it relates to COVID considerations or other issues. The session takes place from 11 am-12:30 pm on September 30, as part of the NBAA’s roster of hybrid content. There will be key figures from the Customs and Border Protection, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FAA. CBP Program Manager of General Aviation Eric Rodriguez will discuss the latest in customs policies and procedures, while Dr. Nicole Cohen, the CDC’s deputy associate director for

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AD: Gulfstream Aerospace LP Airplanes

AD 2021-17-14 Requires Non-Destructive Testing On The Forward (Front) Spar Vertical Stiffener

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Gulfstream Aerospace LP Model Gulfstream G280 airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that during fullscale fatigue testing, a crack was found in the area of the attachment of the wing rib 0 to the front spar. This AD requires non-destructive testing on the forward (front) spar vertical stiffener and rib 0 for any cracking, installation of a doubler to the forward (front) spar and rib 0 attachment, and repair if necessary, as specified in a Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) AD, which is incorporated by reference. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on the

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