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Volume 30, Number 5b, January 31, 2023
Electric Zenith CH 750 Completes First Flight
A Zenith CH 750 Cruzer kit aircraft powered by an electric motor has completed its first flight at England’s Old Buckenham Aerodrome (EGSV). The CH 750 was built and flown by U.K.-based nonprofit organization NUNCATS, which partnered with kit manufacturer[…]   Read this article
Boeing Awarded Contract For 15 More KC-46A Tankers
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $2.3 billion contract for 15 additional KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft. Boeing delivered the first KC-46As to the Air Force in 2019 and the aircraft was approved for global operations last year. According[…]   Read this article
Airfleet Capital 'Aircraft Financing
Stumbling Around In The Rain
It’s not unheard of to think thunderstorms are only a product of summer weather. Certainly they are more common in warmer months, but wintertime “thundersnows” are common enough that I’ve seen a few. The point is that we can encounter[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
One Injured In Lancair IV-P Crash
The pilot of a Lancair IV-P was injured when the aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Connecticut’s Hartford-Brainard Airport (HFD) on Saturday. The pilot, who was reportedly ejected from the aircraft, was the only person onboard. According to officials, he[…] Read this article

AVweb 'Classifieds Where Aviation meets Business Tuesday
General Aviation Accident Bulletin, January 30, 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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