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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Airborne 01.14.19: Air Race Classic, Student In Distress, AirCam Bahamas

Also: AvGroups Urge End To Shutdown, USAF Accepts KC-46A, Hubble Images, New Airport for Knoxville?

Registration is open for the 43rd Air Race Classic (ARC), the annual all-women cross-country airplane race. More than 100 women pilots from around the world are expected to compete in this year's ARC, which begins Tuesday, June 18 in Jackson, Tennessee, and ends Friday, June 21 in Welland, Ontario. The oldest race of its kind in the United States, the ARC traces its roots to the 1929 Women's Air Derby, in which Amelia Earhart and 19 other daring female pilots raced from Santa Monica, California, to Cleveland, Ohio. That contest, aka the Powder Puff Derby, marked the beginning of women's airplane racing in the United States. On the morning of August 30, ATC Specialist Ken Stanley was working in the Tower at Ormond Beach Municipal Airport (KOMN) when he noted a student pilot getting ready to land on their first solo flight in a Cessna 172. Stanley watched as the student’s

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Airborne 01.11.19: Bell Nexus!, EAA Aviation Museum, Skydiving Stats

Also: Marlboro MA Airport Sold, Pakistani Airline, Canada’s Aviation Hall Of Fame, Duncan Aviation’s ADS-B STCs

Bell Helicopter revealed the configuration and full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle today during CES 2019. The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans that are designed to safely and efficiently redefine air travel. The EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh has been selected as one of the 20 Best Aviation Museums Around the World, according to the CNN Travel website. The updated listing, published over Christmas, includes aircraft collections on display in 11 different countries. The EAA museum opened in 1983, in Oshkosh. The museum showcases more than 100 aircraft in the main museum and at its seasonal Pioneer Airport, a rep

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Allegiant Unveils Aircraft Featuring Unique Make-A-Wish Livery

New Time-Lapse Video Shows Aircraft's Transformation

Allegiant airline has officially debuted an Airbus A320 aircraft featuring an updated look: the new blue and white Make-A-Wish logo. The aircraft, which has served as the world's largest mobile billboard promoting the six-year partnership between Make-A-Wish and Allegiant, was recently repainted to reflect the nonprofit's newly-redesigned logo. Allegiant released on social media a new time-lapse video showing the plane's transformation.

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Mission Aviation Fellowship Ebola Relief Efforts Continuing Work

Vaccines, Supplies, Medical Providers Still Reaching Destinations In Democratic Republic Of The Congo Via MAF Despite Temporary Relocation

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), headquartered in Nampa, Idaho has been transporting vaccines, medical personnel and supplies, and sanitation equipment into the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since early August to stem an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD).

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

World’s Largest Pilot Union Names David Krieger As New General Manager

Appointment Became Effective January 1

ALPA has appointed David Krieger to serve as general manager effective January 1. As ALPA’s most senior staff member, Krieger will work directly with pilot leadership on the strategic planning, financial, and administrative functions of the union.

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Duncan Aviation Welcomes Kasey Harwick Back To Lincoln

Promotes Travis Grimsley In Battle Creek

After a year and a half at the Duncan Aviation facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, Kasey Harwick has returned to the company’s Lincoln, Nebraska, location and assumed the role of Vice President of Maintenance for the Airframe Department. Travis Grimsley has accepted the position of Director of Maintenance for the aircraft services group in Battle Creek, Michigan, where he is also now a part of the Duncan Aviation Senior Management Team.

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Greater Toronto Airports Authority Announces Retirement Of Howard Eng

GTAA President And CEO Will Step Down In 2020 After 40 Years As An Airport Executive

The Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) has announced that GTAA President and CEO Howard Eng will retire in 2020 after 40 successful years as an airport executive, culminating with 8 years at the helm of Canada's largest airport.

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Eagle Services Asia Inducts First Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine

Singapore Engine Center Is 'Fully Enabled', Company Says

Pratt & Whitney's Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA), a member in the global network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities that service Pratt & Whitney's GTF engines, has inducted its first PW1100G-JM engine for overhaul. Eagle Services Asia is a joint venture between SIA Engineering Company and Pratt & Whitney. 

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Citizen Scientists Find New World With NASA Telescope

Planet Is About Twice The Size Of Earth In Its Star's Habitable Zone

Using data from NASA's Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star's habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where liquid water may exist on the planet's surface. The new world, known as K2-288Bb, could be rocky or could be a gas-rich planet similar to Neptune. Its size is rare among exoplanets - planets beyond our solar system.

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Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Porter Airlines Opening Thunder Bay Aircraft Maintenance Base

Will Service Carriers Q400 Fleet, Create 18 Jobs

Porter Airlines is opening an aircraft maintenance base at Thunder Bay International Airport, as of February 2019. This development contributes to Porter servicing its fleet of 29 Bombardier Q400 aircraft and will create 18 jobs in the city.

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