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 …
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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
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.
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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 …
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The recent Icon A5 tragedy may have another unfortunate consequence, beyond the tragic loss of a remarkable man, Roy Halladay. The accident will stress Icon Aircraft and put an exceptionally well-designed aircraft at risk of an unfair reputation.
Source: aopaIcon tragedy could unfairly tarnish A5's reputation
The aircraft are also frequently used to provide transport for general officers and other distinguished visitors. Global Aviation, 6545 W. Pueblo Court, is a 15-year-old aircraft maintenance, engineering and parts manufacturing company specializing in out …
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Department of Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth told Congress … effect resulting from any of its other aviation security countermeasures,” GAO wrote. A 2015 CNN investigation found many air marshals struggled with depression, stress, suicidal …
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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'
The aircraft is debuting to the public at Aviation Nation, an annual air show at the base … honor of being able to give back something to the community,” said Major General Peter Gersten. Around 20 people were involved in the project.
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The FAA has released a draft environmental assessment for public comment regarding the optimization of instrument aircraft routes and air traffic management in the Cleveland-Detroit Metroplex.
Source: aopaFAA seeks comments on changes to Cleveland-Detroit Metroplex