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Volume 29, Number 33e, August 19, 2022
 
 
NASA Breaks Ground For New Wind Tunnel Facility
NASA officially broke ground for the new Flight Dynamics Research Facility (FDRF) at its Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, on Wednesday. The 25,000-square-foot facility will house the first large wind tunnel to be built by the agency in more[…]   Read this article
Two King Air 260s Delivered To U.S. Forest Service
Textron Aviation announced on Thursday that it has delivered two Beechcraft King Air 260 twin-engine turboprops to the U.S. Forest Service. The Forest Service will use the new 260s primarily for wildfire mapping missions. Modifications to the aircraft include the[…]   Read this article
Gogoair 'Any aircraft, any mission
A Step In The Flight Direction
I recall a chilly morning at the Reno-Stead airport when I realized I no longer felt like a total outsider. It was 2017, the first year I towed Jeff LaVelle’s trailer full of tools, hardware and a spare Hartzell propeller to the[…] Read this article




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DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase Gets New Name, Management
The annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase has gotten a new name, new management and new dates, according to an announcement from show organizers. Now called the “Aero Showcase,” a name organizers say will allow them to explore expanding into other[…] Read this article




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U.S. Marine Corps To Get New CH-53K Simulator
Lockheed Martin will be providing the U.S. Marine Corps with a Containerized Flight Training Device (CFTD) for the Sikorsky CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, the company announced on Wednesday. The device is part of a recent contract award, which also includes[…] Read this article