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Volume 30, Number 3d, January 19, 2023
Groups Comment On EPA Lead Endangerment Finding
A coalition of seven major aviation groups has submitted its comments on the EPA’s endangerment finding on leaded aviation fuel and it’s asking the agency not to jump the gun on banning tetrethyl lead. “The coalition urges the EPA, in[…]   Read this article
Boeing Awarded Advanced Aircraft Research Grants
Boeing attracted almost half a billion dollars in government research money this week with two projects that challenge contemporary aircraft design. NASA announced it will cover $425 million of the $725 million cost of building a full-scale prototype single-aisle airliner[…]   Read this article
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NBAA Calls For SMS Comment Extension
NBAA is asking the FAA to extend the comment period for its proposed expansion of safety management system (SMS) requirements to charter and air tour businesses, along with type certificated manufacturers. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was published Jan. 10[…] Read this article

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Ukraine Helicopter Crash Kills 14, Injures 25
Ukraine says it will be reviewing travel policies for government officials after one of its EC225 Super Pumas went down in a suburb of Kyiv, killing three crew and six key officials of the Interior Ministry, including Minister Denis Monastyrsky.[…] Read this article

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Bombardier Beats Earnings Prediction
It would seem that Bombardier’s decision to shed all its money-losing businesses and concentrate on business aircraft, historically its most profitable enterprise, has paid off. The company announced it beat projections for 2022 with 123 deliveries, revenue of $6.9 billion[…] Read this article

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