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Volume 29, Number 17e, April 29, 2022
Boeing Unveils First Air Force T-7A Red Hawk
The first T-7A Red Hawk advanced military trainer has rolled out of Boeing’s production facility in St. Louis, Missouri, the company announced on Thursday. The aircraft is part of a $9.2 billion contract that includes 351 new combat training jets[…]   Read this article
Blackhawk Begins Flight Testing For PC-12 Engine Upgrade Program
Blackhawk Aerospace announced on Wednesday that it has started FAA certification flight testing for its new Pilatus PC-12 XP67P Engine+ Upgrade program. The program replaces the PC-12’s stock Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67B engine with the PT6A-67P model. The -67P[…]   Read this article
Lightspeed 'Fly with Zulu... for your love of aviation
Murphy Resurgent
When you write about kitbuilt airplanes, every now and then a unique opportunity pops up. I recently heard a rumor that after 30 years in the aircraft manufacturing business, Darryl Murphy had sold Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing LTD and was now[…] Read this article

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Textron Aviation Revenues Rise, Bell’s Fall In Q1 2022
Textron’s aviation segment saw an increase in revenues in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, reporting a $175 million rise over Q1 of last year to $1.0 billion. According to the company, the jump was primarily due to higher aircraft[…] Read this article

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Sporty's Updates Sport Pilot Training Module
Sporty’s has released an updated and expanded Sport Pilot training module for its Learn to Fly course. Aimed at student pilots training in light sport aircraft (LSAs), the Sporty’s Sport Pilot Course update adds new video segments on topics including[…] Read this article

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