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NTSB was on scene of the crash site near Truckee-Tahoe Airport for five days as they gathered information on a Challenger 605 accident that killed six.
The labor strike at Bombardier’s Toronto manufacturing facility was apparently short-lived, as the airframer announced it has reached a settlement.
Gulfstream is the first company to receive the National Aeronautic Association’s “Sustainable Wings” certification for an SAF-fueled record-setting flight.
GE Aviation says its next-generation primary and solid-state secondary electrical power distribution and control system offers weight savings.
Operations are expected to approach 300,000 in July, Argus predicted peaks in August and October that surpass that demarcation, the most in its database.
The effort of the aviation companies, including Pratt & Whitney and Collins, is aimed at providing Covid-19 vaccines to 92 low-income countries.
Volocopter made the first FAA-approved flight of a manned, eVTOL aircraft in a public environment in the U.S. during the EAA AirVenture show.
Bell's profit in the second quarter of 2021 declined largely because of costs related to its Army Future Vertical Lift competition offerings.
Joby plans to operate conventional aircraft once it obtains its Part 135 certificate as it works toward certification of its eVTOL.
Textron Aviation reported higher metrics in all key financial and delivery categories during the second quarter and first half of 2021.