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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Whirly-Girls Silent Auction Makes Online Debut

Offers Bidding Through On Your Phone With No Special App Required

Every year, the Whirly-Girls holds a Silent Auction at Heli-Expo to raise money for our Scholarship Fund. This year, the auction is moving online.  No more rushing over to our booth to increase your bid...now you can do it right from your phone.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Pentastar Aviation Completes Global Express Cockpit Screen Upgrade

Honeywell DU-875 LCD Installed Under STC

Pentastar Aviation has completed its first Honeywell DU-875 flight deck display upgrade on a Global Express, resolving upcoming obsolescence issues on the aircraft.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Positive Results As Space Drill Put To The Test For Exomars 2020 Mission

Shows Drill Developed By Leonardo Company Will Be Capable Of Completing Its Mission On Mars

Space qualification tests of the drill manufactured by Leonardo at its Nerviano (Milan) plant for the ExoMars 2020 mission have now been completed. The announcement came at the opening of the exhibition “Mars - Close encounters with the Red Planet,” which will be on exhibit through June 3 at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Transavia Pilot Cuts Flight Short Over Passenger Flatulence

Made An Emergency Landing When A Fight Broke Out In The Cabin

We know April 1 is still six weeks away, but sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. This may be one of those times. Last week, the captain of a Transavia flight found it necessary to declare an emergency and land his airplane when a fight broke out in the main cabin because of of the passengers refused to stop passing gas.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

AD: Airbus Airplanes

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PRODUCT: All Airbus Model A320-271N, A321-271N, and A321-272N airplanes.

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Tue, Feb 20, 2018

AD: Pacific Aerospace Limited Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2018-03-14

PRODUCT: Pacific Aerospace Limited Model 750XL airplanes.

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Klyde Morris (02.19.18)

Klyde, Like The Rest Of Aviation, Is Having A Hard Time Figuring Out Santa Monica City Insanity

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Airborne 02.16.18: R66 Wire-Strike Protection, Elk v Helo, Trump Budget

Also: Red Bull Picks Hartzell, SNC Dream Chaser, CH-53K Demo's Vehicle Lift, Emirates Firms Up A380 Orders

Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately by Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg, Canada. Robinson provisions add seven pounds to the empty weight of the helicopter and include reinforcement and attach points on the windshield bow, roof, and chin, with low-profile deflectors near the ground handling ball and forward landing gear struts. The system retails for $4,200. An elk brought down a helicopter that was attempting to capture it last week in Wasatch County, UT when it jumped into the aircraft's tail rotor, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office. The aircraft, a Hughes 369

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Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Airborne 02.16.18: R66 Wire-Strike Protection, Elk v Helo, Trump Budget

Also: Red Bull Picks Hartzell, SNC Dream Chaser, CH-53K Demo's Vehicle Lift, Emirates Firms Up A380 Orders

Robinson has added wire strike protection provisions to its R66 options list. Available only on R66 helicopters, the provisions are FAA certified and allow for easy, bolt-on installation of Magellan’s WSPS (Wire Strike Protection System) sold separately by Magellan Aerospace, Winnipeg, Canada. Robinson provisions add seven pounds to the empty weight of the helicopter and include reinforcement and attach points on the windshield bow, roof, and chin, with low-profile deflectors near the ground handling ball and forward landing gear struts. The system retails for $4,200. An elk brought down a helicopter that was attempting to capture it last week in Wasatch County, UT when it jumped into the aircraft's tail rotor, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office. The aircraft, a Hughes 369

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Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Airborne 02.14.18: PC-24 Delivered!, Another Icon Sinks, Replica Apollo Computer

Also: LEAP Engine, Gogo AVANCE L3, DC Small Aircraft Detection, 2017 Airline Bumping Rate

In a ceremony held at Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd in Broomfield, CO, the first production PC-24 twin jet was handed over to U.S. customer PlaneSense. The aircraft is the first of six PC-24s which PlaneSense has on order with Pilatus. In addition to the larger cabin and faster speed, PlaneSense will take advantage of the PC-24’s unique cargo door, short field performance, and ability to land on grass runways to access locations which traditional business jets are unable to use. It’s a regrettably familiar story... The pilot of an Icon A5 ran into problems after landing in the water near Lighthouse Beach Park on Sanibel Island, FL Friday. FAA records indicate that it is owned by Jet Mist Holdings LLC, which is incorporated in Connecticut. The airplane was issued an airworthiness certificate on Dec

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