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JF Service to provide MRO for Embraer business jets

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Russian MRO provider JF Service has become an official service center for Embraer Executive Jets’ Legacy 450 and 500 business jets. This comes as part of a larger effort by the Brazilian manufacturer to expand its customer service base in Europe, first announced at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. (www.rusaviainsider.com) Mehr...

Ntsb reports unusal pilot actions at teterboro crash

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Ntsb reports unusal pilot actions at teterboro crash (www.nbcphiladelphia.com) Mehr...

Embraer Actively Seeking Firm KC-390 MRTT Sales From Partners

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Brazilian aviation giant Embraer has been seeking a firm overseas sale for its KC-390 multi-role tanker and transport (MRTT). Embraer had hoped to convince the Swedish Air Force to select the KC-390 for supplanting its Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules transport aircraft. However, Sweden opted to keep its C-130Hs in service until the early 2030s, effectively pushing the prospect of a transport aircraft purchase into the 2020s. For the time being, Sweden does not think it is cost-effective to… (quwa.org) Mehr...

Etihad’s Final ‘Over the Top’ Airbus A380 Superjumbo Joins the Fleet

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Etihad Airways has expanded its fleet once again with its tenth and final Airbus A380 super-jumbo. Staff gathered at the assembly plant in Hamburg, Germany to celebrate the delivery with a special photo shoot. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) Mehr...

The Importance of Proper Flight Planning for Positioning Flights

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I think more flight departments should place added attention to the positioning flights of their aircraft by creating a positioning flight safety program into their training schedule that incorporates, as many as possible, of these normal and unforeseen variables and scenarios. (www.airstreamjets.com) Mehr...

Blue Angels: Smyrna memorial to honor fallen pilot

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The town of Smyrna, TN unveiled plans Thursday for a memorial dedicated to the Blue Angels pilot whose plane crashed June 2, 2016, during a practice run for the Great Tennessee Air Show. "The Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial will celebrate the life and career of an American hero,” said Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed, who teared up as she recalled the day his plane went down. "It's been the culmination of months of hard work." (www.dnj.com) Mehr...

Singapore Airlines Becomes The 1st Airline in ASIA To Offer TSA Pre-Check

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Over the past year the TSA has nicely expanded the number of airlines that participate in Pre-Check. For example, last year the TSA added Aeromexico, Etihad, and Lufthansa to the program, among other airlines. Earlier this year the TSA added 11 more airlines, including Avianca, Spirit, Virgin Atlantic, and more. (www.airlineboarding.com) Mehr...

Skydiving Plane Clips Gas Tanker Before Crash Landing In Perris, California

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PERRIS (CBSLA.com) — A dirt devil and powerful winds were blamed for bringing down a skydiving plane in Riverside County. The two passengers walked away from the plane, which had clipped a nearby gas tanker and landed nose down at Perris Valley Airport. The aircraft was just returning from a drop when the collision happened, but the pilot and the pilot in training were not injured by the crash. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Mehr...