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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

KBRwyle Provides U.S. Navy With Exclusive High-G Flight Training

Will Conduct Centrifuge-Based Training For 600 Students, Including Blue Angels

The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) has awarded a contract to KBRwyle to provide centrifuge-based training for all U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircrew including the world famous flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Airborne 08.20.18: Balloonists v FAA, Heli Firefighter, Europa Approval

Also: China Expands GA, Swissport Cuts Jobs, UPS Aircraft Mechanics, Boeing's Top 737 Exec

The Balloon Federation of America is urging its members to contact members of the Senate concerning certain language in the FAA Reauthorization bill currently awaiting action. Possible language would end the current  exclusion for balloon pilots from medical certificate requirements. The bill contains an amendment by Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), known as the “Commercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2018” which calls for the FAA to revise 14CFR part 61.3(c) regarding second class medical certificates, such that balloon pilots would no longer be excluded from this requirement. A private helicopter firefighting company in Castle Rock, CO has been asked to move out of its facility by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners while maintaining a contract with the company for on-call services. But the community is rallying behind the company. Rampart Helicopters is based in the

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Airborne 08.17.18: Best SportPlanes, FAA Killing HIWAS?, New Blue Angel Planes

Also: CTS First PW2000, Hypersonic Weapon Contract, Nat'l Airspace System Book, Alaska Accident

In light of the increasing use of questionable marketing and some deceptive tactics by companies like Icon Aircraft and Cirrus, ANN has attempted to cut through the fog and list companies and aircraft we feel comfortable in recommending to our readers and viewers. This year, we’re pleased to report a solid and growing list of great planes and companies that deserve your consideration, and that we’re also attempting to ease your chores by adding an ‘Integrity rating” to our evaluation process to indicate the confidence we have in the data and companies we evaluate. The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS). According to the Federal Register, Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Southwest Airlines Announces Leadership Changes

Three Named to Executive Positions At The Carrier

Southwest Airlines has announced several leadership changes at the carrier. Southwest Airlines welcomes Tammy Amirault onboard as Managing Director, Technology—Enterprise Management and Analytics to succeed Sherry Staber, Southwest's Vice President, Technology—Enterprise Management & Technical Operations who announced her plans to retire. Amirault joins Southwest from IMPRIVA, a San Francisco-based strategic business and IT consulting firm, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Western Aircraft Named Embraer Authorized Service Center

FAA Certified Repair Station Is Located In Boise, ID

Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that it has been signed as an Embraer Executive Jets Authorized Service Center for the full maintenance support of Phenom 100/300 and Legacy 450/500 aircraft and line maintenance for Legacy 600 and 650 aircraft.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

FlightSafety International Introduces PT6 Engine Familiarization

Course Will Be Offered In Brazil, Canada And Other Locations In The Near Future

FlightSafety International announces a new PT6 engine familiarization training program for pilots. The course will be offered in Botucato, Brazil; Montreal, Canada; and at other FlightSafety locations in the near future.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Magellan Aerospace Signs Long Term Purchase Agreement With Pratt & Whitney

Will Manufacture Aluminum Casting For Next Generation Product Family Of Engines

Magellan Aerospace has entered into a six year agreement with Pratt & Whitney to manufacture aluminum castings for their Next Generation Product Family ("NGPF") of engines, powering the Airbus A320neo, Airbus A220 (formerly known as Bombardier C-Series), Embraer E2 series and Mitsubishi MRJ aircraft. The castings will be produced at Magellan's facilities in Haley, Ontario, Canada and Glendale, AZ. The agreement is expected to generate approximately $81 million (Canadian) in revenue for Magellan through 2023.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Australian Technicians Take-Off On F-35 Program

Traveling To The U.S. For Training At LMC Facility In Fort Worth, TX

Eight BAE Systems Australia technicians are on their way to the U.S. to be trained to support the arrival later this year of the Royal Australian Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Engility Supports NASA Parker Solar Probe Mission To 'Touch The Sun'

Has Been Preparing For Launch For Five Years

Engility's Independent Verification and Validation support work for NASA's Parker Solar Probe (PSP) concluded Sunday with the successful launch of the spacecraft headed to the sun's atmosphere for a historic scientific discovery mission.

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Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Teamsters Win Agreement For UPS Aircraft Mechanics

New Tentative Agreement Provides The Best Pay And Benefits For Aircraft Mechanics At Any U.S. Airline, Union Says

One thousand three hundred UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees represented by Teamsters Local 2727 have secured significant raises in pay, improved retirement security and the protection of health care benefits in a new tentative agreement reached with the shipping company.

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