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  • UH-72A crashes off Puerto Rico in first major mishap


    The US National Guard is investigating the first loss of an EADS North America UH-72A Lakota helicopter as a search and...


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  • UH-72A crashes off Puerto Rico in first major mishap

    News | 22 Dec 2010 16:14 | Stephen Trimble

    The US National Guard is investigating the first loss of an EADS North America UH-72A Lakota helicopter as a search and rescue effort continues at the crash site off the coast of Puerto Rico ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UH-72A-crashes-off-Puerto-Rico-in-first-major-mishap-351237/
  • Almost heaven

    News | 13 Mar 2009 17:00 | Mary Kirby

    Seaborne fight it out with the elements in the Caribbean to keep a seaplane dream alivehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Almost-heaven-323778/
  • Antonov aids PZL stretch

    News | 09 Nov 2004 00:00

    <p>PZL Mielec is to develop a stretched version of its 19-seat, M28 Skytruck utility twin turboprop with help from the Antonov design bureau.</p> <p>Representatives of Poland's industrial development agency ARP PZL and Antonov signed an agreement in Warsaw last month. &quot;Production will start during the next 12-24 months,&quot; says ARP president Arkadiusz Krezel.</p> <p>Developed from the M28 - itself a Westernised derivative of the Antonov An-28 - the AM-128 Plus will have a lengthened fuselage and retractable landing gear. A turbofan-powered version is also planned. </p> <p>Meanwhile, operators Air Guyane/Air Antilles Express and Vieques Air Link have placed the first commercial orders for the basic Skytruck variant.</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Antonov-aids-PZL-stretch-189827/
  • Trouble in Paradise

    News | 07 Apr 2003 23:00

    <p>MARY KIRBY / WASHINGTON DC</p> <p>Can the struggling Caribbean air transport industry set aside internal squabbles and find a recipe for success in the face of increasing US competition? </p> <p>Boasting crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, lush vegetation and breathtaking sunsets, the Caribbean has long been a sunspot of choice for European and US leisure travellers. Even in the aftermath of 11 September 2001, the Caribbean's closeness to the US mainland and its accessibility by air from most major US gateways saw American tourists continue to flock there, albeit in fewer numbers. In contrast, the Caribbean saw a steeper drop-off in European traffic during the same period. By early February 2003, however, the Caribbean Tourism Organization was predicting that tourism would this year recover to 2000 levels and resume real growth in 2004 - barring a war in Iraq. </p> <p>With the war now a reality, it is unclear when a full recovery in passenger traffic to the Caribbean willhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Trouble-in-Paradise-163994/