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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:57:00 -0400

(Euronews) - The German military needs dozens of new light helicopters to cover shortfalls in flight hours for pilot training and carry....


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:50:00 -0400

 We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain B/E Aerospace Fischer GmbH Attendant Seats NG and Pilot Seats 120/335. This AD requires removing and replacing the energy absorber (EA) assemblies on affected pilot seats and the removing and replacing affected attendant seats. This AD was prompted by the discovery that rivets with insufficient strength were used during the manufacture of EA assemblies installed on certain seats. We are issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:00 -0400

This AD supersedes EASA AD 2017-0137, and requires a one-time check of the friction of the pilot collective stick assembly. This Proposed AD will be closed for consultation on 07 September 2018.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:42:00 -0400

(The Verge) - Ask the elderly, toddlers, or the very drunk: walking can be tough. And the times when it is, you need a helping hand to keep you on....


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:38:00 -0400

(Valley News Live) - A Hughes 269C helicopter crashed in a wheat field in South East Kindred earlier this morning.


Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:37:00 -0400

This proposed AD requires modification of the emergency exit windows installation. This Proposed AD will be closed for consultation on 28 August 2018.


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