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Volume 29, Number 20b, May 17, 2022
Surack Enterprises Purchases Enstrom
Surack Enterprises founder Chuck Surack has purchased Michigan-based aircraft manufacturer Enstrom Helicopter Corporation. According to the company, which is headquartered in Indiana, it plans to “rebuild the Enstrom brand into one of the leading American-made helicopter manufacturer[s] as it once[…]   Read this article
Aviation Groups Call For Regulatory Changes To Support SAF
A coalition of aviation companies and organizations is calling for regulatory changes aimed at supporting wide-scale commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). In a letter (PDF) to National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, the coalition asked for five “fixes” to the[…]   Read this article
David Clark 'Fly a legend April 28 2022
Premium Paint Work: Basecoat/Clearcoat
The paint shop survey report in the August 2020 Aviation Consumer was timely because I was ready to drop big money on a custom paint job for my Grumman.  In addition to reading all of the magazine’s paint shop articles over the past[…] Read this article

Airfleet Capital 'Aircraft Financing
JetBlue Calls For Spirit Shareholders To Vote Against Frontier Merger
JetBlue has filed a proxy statement and launched a website urging Spirit Airlines shareholders to vote against a proposed merger between Spirit and fellow ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines. Spirit rejected a competing purchase offer from JetBlue earlier this month, citing[…] Read this article

Aviation Consumer 'Take the guesswork out...'
General Aviation Accident Bulletin
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