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  • Downsized US Army to pass on 533 shunned OH-58, TH-67 helicopters


    The US Army has already found a home for 119 of the 652 Bell OH-58 Kiowa and TH-67 Creek helicopters that have been displaced under the service’s aviation restructure initiative, according to a recent report provided to Congress.


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  • Downsized US Army to pass on 533 shunned OH-58, TH-67 helicopters


    The US Army has already found a home for 119 of the 652 Bell OH-58 Kiowa and TH-67 Creek helicopters that have been...


  • Quest clinches Garmin autopilot approval for Kodiak


    Quest Aircraft has secured approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration for the integration of the Garmin GFC...


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  • ANALYSIS: Accident reports published so far in 2015

    News | 27 Jul 2015 09:10 | David Learmount

    Airline accident reports, either final or interim, published by investigators during the first six months of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Accident-reports-published-so-far-in-2015-414521/
  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/
  • Downsized US Army to pass on 533 shunned OH-58, TH-67 helicopters

    News | 08 Jul 2015 17:07 | James Drew

    The US Army has already found a home for 119 of the 652 Bell OH-58 Kiowa and TH-67 Creek helicopters that have been displaced under the service’s aviation restructure initiative, according to a recent report provided to Congress.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Downsized-US-Army-to-pass-on-533-shunned-OH-58-TH-67-helicopters-414435/
  • Would two-crew cockpit rule prevent another Germanwings tragedy?

    News | 27 Mar 2015 15:34 | Dan Thisdell

    Among the many repercussions of the shocking revelation that Germanwings flight 9525 was deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz while alone at the controls, the most immediate has been a move to require that there be two crew members in a cockpit at all times.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Would-two-crew-cockpit-rule-prevent-another-Germanwings-tragedy-410643/
  • Shifting cargo likely damaged National 747's systems: NTSB

    News | 03 Feb 2015 21:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A military vehicle carried in a National Airlines Boeing 747 broke free from restraints, punctured the aft pressure bulkhead and damaged control systems moments before the aircraft crashed in Afghanistan in 2013, according to documents release 3 February by the US National Transportation Safety Board.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Shifting-cargo-likely-damaged-National-747s-systems-NTSB-408652/
  • Quest clinches Garmin autopilot approval for Kodiak

    News | 08 Sep 2014 16:47 | Kate Sarsfield

    Quest Aircraft has secured approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 automatic fight control system in the Kodiak single-engined turboprop.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Quest-clinches-Garmin-autopilot-approval-for-Kodiak-403441/