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Volume 29, Number 31e, August 5, 2022
Bell Delivers 400th 505
Bell Textron announced on Thursday that it has delivered its 400th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X single-engine helicopter. The aircraft went to U.K.-based Cotswold Aviation owner and Grenade co-founder Al Barratt, who took delivery of the helicopter during a ceremony[…]   Read this article
American Airlines Invests In Hydrogen-Electric Propulsion Developer
American Airlines is investing in in hydrogen-electric propulsion developer ZeroAvia, stating that the move is part of its path to reach its climate goals including achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. In addition, the companies have signed a[…]   Read this article
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Theories Of Lift
A popular misconception is that the Wright brothers, in addition to all of their other achievements, invented the airfoil. They didn’t. Sir John Cayley, an English engineer who also first identified the four forces of flight—lift, drag, thrust and weight—developed the[…] Read this article

AirVenture 2022: SayWeather WX Advisory System
A company called SayWeather was showing its automated weather advisory systems at AirVenture, which use solar-powered wireless weather sensors, a processing console and a transceiver for broadcasting the data. Larry Anglisano took a look at the setup with SayWeather’s George[…] Read this article

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Sun ‘n Fun Gets New Airshow Director
Dennis Dunbar is joining the Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo as its new director of airshows and attractions, the organization announced on Wednesday. Dunbar, who brings more than 20 years of airshow management experience to the position, has also served[…] Read this article

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