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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:51:00 -0400

(Vertical) - A few days removed from a potentially historic helicopter journey around the world with his son Steven, Bob Dengler ....

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:49:00 -0400

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain General Electric Company (GE) CT7-8A and CT7-9B model engines. This AD was prompted by reports from the manufacturer that the high-pressure compressor (HPC) impeller installed on these engines may have suffered from material degradation during the manufacturing process.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:48:00 -0400

The FAA proposes to supersede airworthiness directive (AD) 2017-07-02 for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Model 269D and Model 269D Configuration A helicopters. AD 2017-07-02 currently requires reducing the life limit of and inspecting certain drive shafts.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:32:00 -0400

The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Agusta S.p.A. Model AB139 and Model AW139 helicopters. This proposed AD would require inspecting the thickness of the tail gearbox (TGB) central housing (housing). This proposed AD is prompted by reports that the housing thickness does not conform to its type design.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:30:00 -0400

By Federal Register notice on July 28, 2017, the FAA and the National Park Service invited interested persons to apply to fill three ....

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:26:00 -0400

(Flying Mag) - The aviation arm of the United Nations is sponsoring a two-day event in Montreal, where participants like Amazon Inc ....

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:01:00 -0400

(Miami Herald) - A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, and a British Royal Fleet Auxiliary ....

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:58:00 -0400

(Flight Global) - Despite a sector downturn that is causing pain to all the major helicopter manufacturers the development of new ....

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