Brantly International

August 21, 2014 - 3:15pm

The two U.S. humanitarian aid workers who contracted Ebola while working in Africa and were flown to the U.S. aboard a specially outfitted Phoenix Air Gulfstream III were released after successful treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Nancy Writebol, who worked for ministry SIM International and was flown back on August 5, was discharged yesterday; Dr.

November 28, 2012 - 1:45pm

The FAA is proposing an Airworthiness Directive for the Brantly International B-2, B-2A, and B-2B helicopters with a certain main rotor blade. The proposed AD was prompted by multiple reports of main rotor blade cracks and a 2007 accident in New Zealand in which a crack that originated near the main rotor blade trailing edge resulted in the loss of a large section of the blade.

August 1, 2012 - 5:32am

When Hawker Beechcraft announced on July 9 it was in negotiations that might result in its acquisition by Superior Aviation of Beijing, the most common response was, “Who?”

Superior Aviation is a Chinese aviation technology firm with a mission, according to Superior Aviation CEO Tim Archer, “to promote economic and industry development in the southern part of Beijing City.”

July 9, 2012 - 5:35pm
Cheng Shenzong, chairman of Superior Aviation Beijing

Superior Aviation of Beijing, China, has agreed to acquire financially troubled Hawker Beechcraft for $1.79 billion. Under the terms of the “strategic combination,” Superior Aviation also agrees to make payments over the next six weeks of the “exclusivity period” to support ongoing jet-related operations as a means of sustaining the jet business until the transaction closes.

 
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