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China practices for Hudson River-style ditching

Pictured is a rescue drill conducted by the Chinese Ministry of Transport and Shanghai Municipal Government using a mock-up of a ditched narrowbody airliner. The emergency services attempted to rescue 140 passengers and 10 crew members on board without any getting wet. Or drowned. Also pictured is a Eurocopter EC225 belonging to the China Rescue & Salvage Department. […]

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Birds of a flock fly together

Augusta Westland helicopters participate in Farnborough air show flying display

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EASA mandates PC-12 NG Apex fix

The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an airworthiness directive that will remove flight attitude restrictions for Honeywell Primus Apex-equipped PC-12NGs in lieu of a software upgrade or hardware change-out. The regulator in early April had issued an emergency AD against theintegrated avionics suite, alerting operators to the possibility thatboth primary flight displays could indicate an […]

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AgustaWestland AW149 mock-up unveiled

  AgustaWestland has formally unveiled a full-scale mock-up of its AW149 armed utility helicopter at the IDEF exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. Continue reading….

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