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March 23, 2023, 2:46 PM

EASA Staff Flies Leonardo AW609 Tiltrotor

EASA and FAA staff have flown the Leonardo AW609 civil tiltrotor in run-up to formal type inspection test flights.

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Students and instructors at Aspen Flight Academy pose with Diamond DA40NG aircraft
Mar 23, 2023 - 12:56 PM
11 Colorado high school students have received flight training scholarships through a partnership between Atlantic Aviation and Aspen Flight Academy.
Bombardier Global 7500 in flight at sunset
Mar 23, 2023 - 12:38 PM
Bombardier is targeting $9 billion in revenues by 2025 and 150 aircraft delivered annually as it continues to pay down debt and meet its financial goals.
Digital rendering of new rotorcraft facility at Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub at Al Maktoum International Airport with helicopters parked on helipads
Mar 23, 2023 - 11:39 AM
New rotorcraft facility being built at Al Maktoum International Airport will expand ramp parking to 12 helicopters.
NTSB member Michael Graham at ACSF 2023
Mar 23, 2023 - 11:03 AM
NTSB member Michael Graham stressed the importance that all small Part 135 operators adopt SMS, but said the program must be scalable.
rendering of near-miss between Delta1943 and American106
Mar 23, 2023 - 10:45 AM
Several recent near-collisions of aircraft operating in the airport environment prompted the FAA to issue a safety alerts for operators.
Mar 23, 2023 - 10:43 AM
NBAA's Advanced Air Mobility Roundtable marks legislative progress and continuing goals for 2023.
Volato HondaJets on ramp
Mar 23, 2023 - 9:00 AM
Light jet operator Volato achieved more than $100 million in sales in its first full year of operation.
Mar 23, 2023 - 7:49 AM
A weekly sustainability quiz sponsored by 4Air.
Private jets on airport ramp at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport
Mar 22, 2023 - 5:33 PM
The list of prospective FBO operators at Aspen-Pitkin Airport has been narrowed from seven to three.
Mar 22, 2023 - 4:24 PM
A Senate panel passed a bill that would set a Sept. 30, 2024 deadline for notam system upgrades and call for a task force report on improvements.