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Volume 29, Number 20e, May 20, 2022
Aircraft Shipments Rise In Q1 2022
Aircraft shipments increased across all segments during the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 compared to the same time period last year, according to the First Quarter 2022 General Aviation Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report (PDF) published by the General Aviation[…]   Read this article
Spirit Calls For Stockholders To Reject JetBlue Offer
The board of directors for Spirit Airlines has unanimously determined that an offer from JetBlue Airways to acquire all outstanding shares of Spirit’s common stock was not in the best interests of the airline and its stockholders. The board’s Thursday[…]   Read this article
Cutting You Loose
Believe it or not, air traffic controllers don’t issue radar vectors for amusement. I know it might seem like it when you’re getting strung out for a sequence or for traffic, watching the time-equals-money clock ticking away, increasing the costs[…] Read this article

Jet Shades 'Cool your cockpit the easy way
Flying Musicians Names 2022 Solo Scholarship Recipient
The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has selected flutist Jovencia “Jovie” Webbeking as the recipient of its 2022 FMA Solo program scholarship. Webbeking, one of six finalists for the program, was chosen by FMA’s board from an initial pool of 37[…] Read this article

Kitplanes Weekly 'Sign up for the new...'
Embraer Delivers 1500th Ipanema
Embraer announced this week that it delivered its 1500th Ipanema agricultural aircraft during a ceremony at the company’s unit in Botucatu, São Paulo. The aircraft went to rancher Carla de Freitas, who owns Agropecuária Bela Vista, based in Vilhena in[…] Read this article