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Volume 29, Number 35b, August 30, 2022
NASA Scrubs First Artemis I Launch Attempt
NASA’s planned launch of the Artemis I uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) and the Orion spacecraft was called off on Monday. According to the agency, the launch was scrubbed after one of the SLS’s four RS-25[…]   Read this article
Honeywell Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of TFE731 Engine
Honeywell’s TFE731 turbofan engine, which has powered aircraft including the Dassault Falcon 900, Bombardier Learjet 70/75 and Gulfstream 150, has passed its fifth decade. Honeywell reports that it has produced around 13,000 TFE731s since the TFE731-2 was certified in August[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Test of time
Wischer’s Whiff
We don’t normally think of hydropower as a path to Experimental aviation, but in Neil Wischer’s case, it was definitely the enabler. Starting with his grandparents’ and parents’ spinner-over-tail group for model airplanes, the youthful Neil found he was “the[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Balanced Approach
First MH-139A Helicopters Delivered To U.S. Air Force
Boeing and Leonardo have delivered the first four MH-139A Grey Wolf twin-engine helicopters to the U.S. Air Force. The four test aircraft are part of a $2.4 billion contract awarded to Boeing in September 2018 for up to 80 helicopters,[…] Read this article

Airfleet Capital 'Aircraft Financing
General Aviation Accident Bulletin, August 29, 2022
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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