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August 28, 2007, 6:44 AM

Sikorsky announced that the FAA has cleared the S-92 to take off and land in crosswinds up to 35 knots, versus the previous 20-knot limitation, and to carry additional payload based on calculated surplus engine power and specific flight conditions.

August 28, 2007, 6:35 AM

The Miami branch of the United States Customs and Border Protection (CPB) Office of Air and Marine has taken delivery of two AgustaWestland AW139s.

August 28, 2007, 6:32 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully ground tested fly-by-wire (FBW) technology that will debut on 28 H-92s slated for delivery in 2009 to Canadian military forces. The H-92 is the military variant of the S-92. Sikorsky partnered with BAE Systems to develop the FBW system.

August 28, 2007, 6:26 AM

Several French-based companies, universities and local authorities have joined forces in a project to reduce helicopter support costs by 30 percent. Thirteen small firms, all located around Montauban, near Toulouse, are participating in the $14 million Helimaintenance project.

August 28, 2007, 6:05 AM
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The Colorado Department of Transportation has launched a new technology initiative that will provide enhanced surveillance, and thereby improve access, to its many mountain airports.

August 28, 2007, 4:23 AM

Jean-Paul Herteman has been named chairman and CEO of the Safran supervisory board. He succeeds Jean-Paul Béchat, whose term expired on September 2. In addition, Jean-Paul Ebanga is replacing Michel Dechelotte as chairman and CEO of PowerJet, a subsidiary of Safran’s Snecma.

August 27, 2007, 12:18 PM

Mitsubishi MU-2B-35, Argyle, Fla., Sept.

August 27, 2007, 12:07 PM

Bombardier Learjet 35A, Truckee, Calif., Dec.

August 27, 2007, 12:05 PM

Mitsubishi MU-2B-36, West Memphis, Ark., Sept.

August 27, 2007, 12:02 PM

Cessna 208B Caravan, Decatur, Ill., Sept. 29, 2004 – The commercial pilot’s inadequate preflight preparation was to blame for the Planemasters cargo flight’s taking off at night from a closed runway and hitting a runway barricade, according to the NTSB.

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