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Volume 30, Number 23c, June 7, 2023
Hypoxia Suspected In Mysterious Citation Fatal Accident
The investigation continues into Sunday’s fatal flight of a 1990 Cessna Citation 560, which crashed in Virginia killing all four occupants. Incapacitation due to hypoxia, most likely resulting from a pressurization issue, is strongly suspected, as the Citation pilot stopped[…]   Read this article
Air Force Programs Aim To Retain Pilots With Cash Incentives
The U.S. Air Force is addressing its own pilot shortage with two programs “designed to keep aviators in uniform,” according to the Air Force Times. Air Force pilots can now earn up to $50,000 in annual bonus pay under the[…]   Read this article
Bose 'A30 Quiet the noise
NBAA Asks House Committee To Revamp Charter Pilot Rest Rules
Ed Bolen, president and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), recently sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee addressing FAA rest and duty requirements for Part 135 (charter) pilots. In particular, the[…] Read this article

Garmin ' Database update
IATA Adds New Participants In Turbulence-Mitigation Data Platform
For airlines, turbulence is a leading cause of injuries among passengers and crew members and leads to higher fuel costs and consequent carbon emissions as aircraft maneuver to avoid bumpy air. There are several strategies for evading turbulence, but the[…] Read this article

MCICO 'SAM March 8 2023'
First Bell 407GXi To Enter Service In Turkey As Corporate Transport
Bell Textron announced today (June 6) it has signed a purchase agreement with Turkish customer Sancak Air for the first Bell 407GXi in the country. The single-engine helicopter will be used for corporate travel, joining Sancak Air’s Bell 206 and[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'Because staying in control is all that really matters'
Short Final: Switching To Guns
I heard the following around my home airport: Cessna 1234M: “Cessna N1234M, four miles northeast for landing with Echo. Full stop.” Tower: “34M turn right base. Cleared to land 25R.” A few moments later as the Cessna was on short[…] Read this article