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General Electric : GE – Milestone Aviation and Leonardo To Provide Three AW169s To Falcon Aviation

The aircraft will be acquired through operating lease, and represent the first helicopter lease transaction for Falcon. Falcon Aviation have also recently set a major operational milestone with their first AW169 which has become the global fleet leader in …
Source: bingGeneral Electric : GE – Milestone Aviation and Leonardo To Provide Three AW169s To Falcon Aviation

Santa Monica expects Dec. 23 completion of runway shortening

A project to shorten the runway of California’s Santa Monica Municipal Airport from about 5,000 feet to 3,500 feet—part of a secretly negotiated deal between the city and the FAA that may allow the city to close the airport in 2028, which AOPA opposes—is underway with completion expected Dec. 23, according to the airport director.

Source: aopaSanta Monica expects Dec. 23 completion of runway shortening

This Artist Hates the Aviation Industry—So She Started Her Own Airline for the Art World

Artist Qinmin Liu knows you hate commercial air travel. Rising costs, shrinking legroom, and general indignities—like … will be provided by Liu along with Meisihang Private Aviation; at publication time, six of the nine seats were available.
Source: bingThis Artist Hates the Aviation Industry—So She Started Her Own Airline for the Art World

Textron Aviation Announces Embry-Riddle Prescott Among 2018 University Partners for Top Hawk Program

and the Top Hawk program plays a vital role in the initiative to support the advancement of general aviation and modernization of aircraft training fleets. Garmin and Bose will be sponsoring the Top Hawk program again this year by providing several of …
Source: bingTextron Aviation Announces Embry-Riddle Prescott Among 2018 University Partners for Top Hawk Program

Waco amphibious biplane 'a mind bender'

Brash, over the top, totally impractical—and absolutely irresistible. This Waco YMF-5F (N56ED) is the first of the modern biplanes handmade in Battle Creek, Michigan, to set upon amphibious floats—it’s a mind bender. On its four wheels, the big, candy apple-red biplane is mountainous. On the water, it glides serenely, its 300-horsepower radial engine rumbling with the calm assurance that it can roar into the air at a moment’s notice.

Source: aopaWaco amphibious biplane 'a mind bender'