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Single-engine IMC: is Europe going there anyway?

Helsinki Vantaa-based Hendell Aviation has just been licensed by the Finnish Civil Aviation Authority for single-engine commercial flights under instrument meteorological conditions (SE-IMC) using its turboprop Pilatus PC-12s.  SE-IMC commercial passenger flight is recognised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation but not by all European Union states. The problem for those – usually countries with […]

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On final for the Faroes: Europe’s first RNP letdown in pictures

Atlantic Airways took delivery of its one and only Airbus A319 a bit more than a week ago. It’s fitted with special features to help get it into its remote, storm-battered, terrain-surrounded home base at Vagar, Faroe Islands. I’ve just flown in there on Atlantic’s first A319 commercial schedule serving its main route, Copenhagen – […]

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