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Hartzell Propeller Inc. has created a holding company and begun acquiring other aerospace firms. The first acquisition was Industrial Tube Corp., of Perris, Calif. Industrial Tube makes composite tubes, ducts and special shapes for the aerospace industry...

Daniel Webster College held its fourth Aviation Heritage Festival last week. Displays of aircraft ranged from biplanes to modern military aircraft. Speakers included Dr. Sheila Widnell, former secretary of the Air Force, along with a panel of World War II veterans. About 10,000 people attended...

Whirly-Girls International will hold its 50th convention in Washington, D.C., April 28-30. The group for female helicopter pilots boasts 1,300 members in 42 countries and information is available (ssrossiter@aol.com) on corporate sponsorship of the convention...

A fund has been set up to help a California mechanic seriously hurt when a Bushmaster 2000 crashed at Fullerton Airport last week. Tony Albanese was well-known in local aviation circles and his friends set up the fund to help Albanese and his disabled wife get through the ordeal.