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Deteriorated Parts Allowed Flutter Which Led to Fatal Crash at 2011 Reno Air Races

August 27th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that deteriorated locknut inserts found in the highly modified North American P-51D airplane that crashed during the 2011 National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, allowed the trim tab attachment screws to become loose, and even initiated fatigue cracking in one screw.

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Boeing Unveils BBJ with Luxury Interior and New High-Speed Digital System

March 25th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off

SHANGHAI – Boeing Business Jets unveiled the latest BBJ to enter service at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai.

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CF-18 Demo Team Arrives in Comox Sunday

April 8th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off

COMOX, B.C. – The CF-18 National Demonstration Team will commence preparations for the 2011 air show season when it arrives in Comox on Sunday to begin its annual training.

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New Snowbirds Team Members Announced

November 27th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MOOSE JAW, SK – Following a rigorous selection process and months of preparation, five Canadian Forces pilots were introduced this week as the latest members of 431 Air Demonstration Squadron – the “Snowbirds” – at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Sask.

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Dassault Delivers 100th Falcon 7X

November 24th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – Dassault yesterday delivered the 100th Falcon 7X during a ceremony at its completion center in Little Rock, Arkansas. The aircraft was delivered to a Brazilian financial services company.

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Investigators Focusing on Loss of Thrust in CF-18 Airshow Crash

October 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

OTTAWA – Investigators are continuing to narrow their focus while providing an update into the July 23rd crash of a CF-18 during an airshow practice in Lethbridge Alberta.

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Snowbirds Celebrate 40 Years of Flight

October 23rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MOOSE JAW, Sask. – The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team is marking its 40th Anniversary this weekend with performances at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

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Learjet 45 XR Jet Sets the Pace for Reno Air Racers

September 17th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MONTREAL – Bombardier Aerospace today announced that its Learjet 45 XR demonstrator aircraft is the official pace plane for the 47th annual National Championship Air Races

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Remainder of 2010 CF-18 Demo Team Shows Cancelled

July 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

WINNIPEG, MB – The remainder of the 2010 air show season for the Canadian Forces CF-18 Demonstration Team, which comprises eight air show venues across North America, has been cancelled today.

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Aerobatic Legend Sean D. Tucker To Fly With Hartzell’s New Claw 2.0 Propeller at AirVenture 2010

July 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

PIQUA, Ohio – Hartzell Propeller Inc. will display its new Claw 2.0™ propeller at AirVenture 2010 in Oshkosh at the hands of aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker flying his new Challenger III biplane.
The Claw 2.0 is an advanced structural composite propeller produced using Hartzell’s proprietary ASC-II™ technology. The original “Claw” and the new Claw [...]

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