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NYC helicopter crash: Perception and reality

On June 10, a helicopter flying in poor weather with a single pilot on board crashed on the roof of a New York City skyscraper, killing the pilot during what appears to be an attempted emergency landing. No one else was injured, though nearby residents were shaken. New Yorkers are understandably anxious about aircraft crashes inside the city.

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Lynx® NGT-9000 by L3 Delivers ADS-B Out and more

Aviators around the globe are turning to L3’s LYNX multi-mode Transponder for their ADS-B requirements. Ted Klapka says, “Lynx turns the invisible into the known, giving him the real information to make safe decisions,” while Marshall Futhrie, said the Lynx is ‘the best equipment for safety (he) has seen.’ Read why Mike Tegtmeier choose to upgrade his aircraft, even though he does not often fly in ADS-B mandated airspace.

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AOPA AND INDUSTRY TASK FORCE ISSUE REPORT ON JET FUEL CONTAMINATION

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) in conjunction with the industry-led Aircraft Diesel Exhaust Fluid Contamination Working Group has released recommendations for aircraft operators, fixed-base operators, fuel suppliers, and other stakeholders to mitigate the possibility of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) contamination in jet fuel.

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