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June 14, 2011

Bristow Group Pulls Out Of PAAN

Shares Transferred To Nigerian Ownership A Required By Law

In compliance with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and Nigerian Civil Aviation regulations governing Air Operator Recertification, Bristow Helicopters has divested its shares in Pan African Airlines Nigeria (PAAN) by transferring them to Nigerian ownership.

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Vertical Challenge Helicopter Air Show Takes A Different Turn

Renamed "HeliFest," Non-Aviation Components Added

The Hiller Aviation Museum announced on its website that the former Vertical Challenge Helicopter Air Show is getting something of a makeover, and that several non-aviation-related (and possibly counter-intuitive, ed) activities have been added to the program.

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Pilot Fatally Injured In Goodyear Blimp Accident In Germany

Three Journalists Able To Safely Exit The Airship

One of Goodyear's blimps operating in Germany suffered fires in both engines Sunday night. The pilot of the airship was fatally injured in the accident, but three journalists who had been taking aerial photographs of a local music festival were able to jump to safety.

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Aero-TV: Blended Winglets -- Advanced Technology From Aviation Partners

Fine-Tuning Aerodynamic Efficiency, Wingtip By Wingtip

Aviation Partners estimates that Blended Winglet technology has saved the industry MILLIONS of gallons of jet fuel. Further; they project that by the end of 2014, Blended Winglets will have saved in excess of 5 BILLION gallons of jet fuel. Yes... BILLIONS.

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NBAA Queries FAA On New BARR Requirements

Agency's Answer To Inquiries Posted On Association's Web Site

The NBAA has published the information it has received from FAA officials about the process involved in complying with the government's planned curtailment of the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program.

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