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Volume 29, Number 26e, July 1, 2022
DOT To Audit FAA Oversight Of Boeing 737 And 787 Production
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has announced plans to audit of the FAA’s oversight of Boeing 737 and 787 production. According to a memorandum released by the OIG, the audit will focus on the[…]   Read this article
U.S. Army To Expand Black Hawk Fleet
Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has signed a contract with the U.S. government to deliver 120 H-60M Black Hawk helicopters to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The deal, which includes UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC aircraft,[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
Embraer, Pratt & Whitney Complete 100 Percent SAF Flight Test
Embraer and Pratt & Whitney have successfully tested a GTF-powered E195-E2 jet with one engine running on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). According to Embraer, the testing validated that its E-Jets E2 family can fly on both engines with[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
Propeller Overhauls: Neglect Shortens TBO
It’s bound to happen. Your airplane hits the shop for an annual inspection and all seems to be going well until that dreaded call from the mechanic, who says the propeller (or propellers, if it’s a twin) needs to get[…] Read this article

Gogoair 'The era of the smartplane is here
NASA Calls For Partners To Develop Sustainable Flight Demonstrator
NASA announced on Wednesday that it is looking for partners to develop technologies for its new Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) project. According to the agency, the SFD project is targeting technology for single-aisle airliners that will “reduce carbon emissions from[…] Read this article

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