Volume 29, Number 18c, May 4, 2022
Firm With Rotorcraft Innovation History Plans Updated Version Of Sikorsky's S-52
In 1970, Vertical Aviation Technologies’ (VAT) corporate ancestor Orlando Helicopter Airways introduced the Sikorsky S-55-based Heli-Camper, fully carpeted and soundproofed, with a pull-out awning, hot and cold running water, refrigerator, stove, shower, toilet, air conditioning, tinted windows and a bar.[…]   Read this article
Buying A Used Aircraft: Cirrus SR20
Though often overshadowed by its big-brother SR22, Cirrus’ SR20 is a reasonable airplane for newer pilots, or for those looking to later step up to the faster SR22. Pick your engine and avionics. Earlier models have Avidyne suites and later[…]   Read this article
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Australian Firm Acquires Virtual Control Tower Technology In Estonia
Australia-based Adacel Technologies, a developer of innovative air traffic management technology, has completed the acquisition of a new virtual Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower solution in Estonia. According to Adacel, “The new system has successfully passed a rigorous Site Acceptance[…] Read this article

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Avfuel Now Supplies Two Monterey FBOs With Sustainable Jet Fuel
Aviation fuel supplier Avfuel announced it now supplies sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to both FBOs at Monterey (California) Regional Airport (KMRY). Del Monte Aviation joins Monterey Jet Center as providers of Neste MY SAF. Avfuel, which has delivered approximately 216,000[…] Read this article

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Florida's Up Up And Away Balloon Fest Expecting Record Crowds
With the Sun ‘n Fun grounds barely recovered from last month’s fly-in, the site will host the Up Up and Away Florida Hot Air Balloon and Music Festival this weekend (May 6 – 8). Operated by Up Up and Away,[…] Read this article

Short Final: Stupendous
A while back we were transitioning Omaha’s airspace, and heard the following: Omaha: “American 123, climb and maintain 10,000, one zero thousand.” American 123: “One zero thousand. Your timing was stupendous, I was just picking up the mic to ask[…] Read this article