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.
August 27th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Deteriorated Parts Allowed Flutter Which Led to Fatal Crash at 2011 Reno Air Races
March 25th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off on Boeing Unveils BBJ with Luxury Interior and New High-Speed Digital System
SHANGHAI – Boeing Business Jets unveiled the latest BBJ to enter service at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai.
April 8th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off on CF-18 Demo Team Arrives in Comox Sunday
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.
November 27th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on New Snowbirds Team Members Announced
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.
November 24th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Dassault Delivers 100th Falcon 7X
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.
October 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Investigators Focusing on Loss of Thrust in CF-18 Airshow Crash
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.
October 23rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Snowbirds Celebrate 40 Years of Flight
MOOSE JAW, Sask. – The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team is marking its 40th Anniversary this weekend with performances at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
September 17th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Learjet 45 XR Jet Sets the Pace for Reno Air Racers
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
July 30th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Remainder of 2010 CF-18 Demo Team Shows Cancelled
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.
July 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Aerobatic Legend Sean D. Tucker To Fly With Hartzell’s New Claw 2.0 Propeller at AirVenture 2010
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 […]