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Volume 30, Number 7b, February 14, 2023
Continental Issues Counterweight Inspection Bulletin
Continental Aerospace Technologies Monday released a mandatory service bulletin describing how to inspect for improperly installed snap rings on about 2000 six-cylinder engines. The bulletin describes how to reseat the rings, if necessary, and also details warranty reimbursement. The issue[…]   Read this article
Spirit Launches University-Based Pilot Training Program
Spirit Airlines has partnered with Boca Raton, Florida-based Lynn University to launch a new pilot pathway program. The first university partnership for the airline, the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program will be open to Lynn aeronautics degree students who have[…]   Read this article
Lightspeed 'Better Hearing. Smarter Tech. Safer Pilots. January 10 2023'
ScaleWings SW-51 Mustang
The mighty P-51 Mustang is unquestionably one of the most iconic and famousaircraft of World War II. Born out of necessity in the tumult of war, the Mustang was, if not an immediate success, then definitely an enduring one once[…] Read this article

AVweb 'Classifieds Where Aviation meets Business Tuesday
NASA Preps For X-59 With Shockwave Photo Equipment Upgrade
In preparation for the first flight of its Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) research aircraft, NASA is testing upgraded camera technology designed to capture better images of shockwaves created by supersonic aircraft. In addition to the updated equipment, the agency noted[…] Read this article

Wings 4 Humanity 'Piper Colt raffle
General Aviation Accident Bulletin, February 13, 2023
AVweb’s General Aviation Accident Bulletin is taken from the pages of our sister publication, Aviation Safety magazine. All the reports listed here are preliminary and include only initial factual findings about crashes. You can learn more about the final probable[…] Read this article

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