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Volume 30, Number 33c, August 16, 2023
Delta Swoops In, Takes A 95 Percent Interest In Troubled Wheels Up
Delta Air Lines has stepped in to take over almost complete financial control of Wheels Up with $500 million in funding, assuming 95 percent ownership of the charter/fractional ownership company. Wheels Up, which currently ranks as the third-largest private aviation[…]   Read this article
American Airlines ERJ-145 Flight Experiences Steep Descent
American Airlines Flight 5916 from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Gainesville, Florida, reportedly descended rapidly from 30,000 feet to a more pressure-friendly altitude. Reports vary as to how fast the descent was, but it certainly got the attention of the 50[…]   Read this article
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Update: New Info On Citation Go-Around At San Diego Int'l Airport
Last Friday (Aug. 11), a Cessna Citation XLS business jet executed a go-around at San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field—KSAN) after it had been cleared to land from 5 miles out on the RNAV (GPS) Y approach to Runway 27.[…] Read this article

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Aspen Teams With Trio To Offer Affordable Autopilot Options
Albuquerque, New Mexico-base Aspen Avionics announced today (Aug. 15) it has teamed with Trio Avionics to integrate the Trio Pro Pilot autopilot with Aspen Avionics display packages for more than a dozen aircraft models. A package including the autopilot and[…] Read this article

MCICO '3-pack is back
Guimbal G2 Wins Customer Support Honors
Precision Support Services announced that Hélicoptères Guimbal has been awarded the top rating for customer satisfaction in Vertical Magazine’s annual survey. McMinnville, Oregon-based Precision Support is the North American support provider and sole U.S. distributor for France-based Guimbal, which manufactures[…] Read this article

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Short Final: Pugachev’s Cobra
Returning to Palo Alto airport from the East on a short flight through the busy Bay Area airspace, I was admiring Mount Diablo at 4500 feet when NORCAL instructed, “Skylane XYZ hold your current position.” I was extremely tempted to[…] Read this article