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Volume 26, Number 6c
February 8, 2019
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Diamond Aircraft Plans To Double Production
Marc Cook
Diamond Aircraft intends to double production in 2019, and is looking for staff to achieve that goal. More than a year after Wanfeng Aviation purchased Diamond Aircraft, the company claims to be ready to take production to 150 units worldwide, and needs an additional 200 staff members in both Austria and Canada.
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Drone Hysteria V2.0
Paul Bertorelli
Now we’re shutting down airports because of drone sightings? It’s time to get a grip, people.
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International 'Trust Your JPI
Honeywell Developing Connected Black Boxes
Kate O'Connor
Honeywell and Curtiss-Wright are collaborating to develop a cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) that will give operators real-time streaming and server storage options for flight data and voice communications.
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ForeFlight Offers Airport 3D View
Kate O'Connor
ForeFlight has introduced a new interactive airport familiarization tool for its Mobile Integrated Flight App. According to ForeFlight, Airport 3D View simulates airport environments around the world by using the company’s mapping and synthetic vision platform to combine high-resolution terrain with aerial imagery.
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Bombardier Introduces CRJ550
Kate O'Connor
Bombardier has officially launched its new 50-seat CRJ550 passenger jet. United Airlines is the launch customer for the new model, with 50 aircraft on order. As per a recently executed a letter of agreement, the new CRJs will be operated by United regional partner GoJet for at least 10 years.
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Airbus, Helisim Break Ground On Texas Training Center
Kate O'Connor
Airbus Helicopters and Helisim broke ground on a new helicopter pilot and maintenance crew training center in Grand Prairie, Texas, on Tuesday.
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Picture of the Week, February 7, 2019
Tom Reilly's NAA XP-82 Twin Mustang is readied for it's first official flight post restoration. Taken Monday, January 28, 2019. Copyrighted photo by Tom Glass.
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