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    We paid a visit to the Kenmore Air facility on Seattle's Lake Washington and put a Beaver on floats through its paces


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  • Kenmore Air Beaver: just add water

    News | 05 Jul 2011 10:00 | Mike Gerzanics

    We paid a visit to the Kenmore Air facility on Seattle's Lake Washington and put a Beaver on floats through its paceshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenmore-Air-Beaver-just-add-water-359122/
  • Industry aids US FAA in safety management system trial

    News | 06 Feb 2007 19:34 | John Croft

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Companies from a diverse cross-section of the aviation industry have volunteered to assist the US FAA conduct proof-of-concept trials of safety management system (SMS) programs, in advance of the agency’s plan to require future SMS implementation.<u2:p></u2:p><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <u1:p></u1:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>A SMS program generally includes an error reporting and correction function as well as a method for providing feedback to employees.<u2:p></u2:p><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <u1:p></u1:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>So far, eight companies have signed on to participate in the agency’shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Industry-aids-US-FAA-in-safety-management-system-trial-303376/
  • Viking starts Orenda re-power work on Beaver

    News | 05 Nov 1997 00:00

    <p>Canadian conversion specialist Viking Air has begun design work to re-engine the de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver utility and floatplane with the Orenda Aerospace 450kW (600shp) turbocharged OE600 vee-8 water-cooled piston engine. </p> <p>The British Columbia-based company already holds supplemental type certificates for re-engineing the Beaver with the Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada PT6A-20 and -34, but says that the Orenda conversion could cost less than that for the turboprop. The modification should be available by the third quarter of 1998, pending successful flight tests early in the year. </p> <p>In combination with a new, three-bladed Hartzell HC-B3TN propeller, the Orenda-powered Beaver is expected to have a 50% shorter take-off run, of 580m (1,900ft), to clear a 50ft obstacle. The aircraft will also have a 70% higher climb rate at 900ft/min (4.5m/s) and a 125kt (230km/h) cruise speed, or roughly 20% higher than that of the P&amp;W Wasp Junior-powered original. </p> <p>Meanwhile, Uhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Viking-starts-Orenda-re-power-work-on-Beaver-28901/