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Bell 505 Cargo Hook Receives EASA Certification

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May 9, 2021 • Helicopter, Manufacturer

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 505 cargo hook has been approved by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to carry up to 2,000 pounds (907 kg) giving the aircraft an external gross weight capability of 4,475 pounds (2,030 kg). “The cargo hook capabilities are an important enhancement… Read More ›

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Hawaiian Airlines’ First Corporate Kuleana Report Outlines Environmental, Social and Governance Achievements

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Carrier devoted to environmental and cultural protection, wellbeing of its communities 

 Hawaiian Airlines today published its inaugural Corporate Kuleana Report outlining progress advancing a host of environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Among key accomplishments, the carrier: lowered carbon emissions even as it increased flight operations from 2018 to 2019; continued to engage travelers in cultural… Read More ›

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Scenic and Relaxing – McLaren Falls Park

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Originally posted on Travelling with Lyn:
Not far off the highway and only a short 10 minute drive from Taraunga is McLaren Falls Park which is 190 hectares of parkland set alongside Lake McLaren. We drove up early enough to enjoy coffee at the café before our bush walk however the café was closed when…

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EASA lays out its proposed conditions for return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX

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      The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a Proposed Airworthiness Directive (PAD) concerning the Boeing 737 MAX for public consultation, signalling its intention to approve the aircraft to return to Europe’s skies within a matter of weeks. The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded by EASA on March 12, 2019, following two accidents with… Read More ›

Air Transport and cargo »

Quantas and Japan Airlines to form joint business to drive tourism recovery

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Qantas and Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced plans to form a new joint business, designed to better serve customers travelling between Australia, New Zealand and Japan and support the tourism industry’s recovery when international flying resumes. The airlines have submitted an application for authorisation to regulators in Australia and New Zealand, with a decision expected… Read More ›

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Bell 505 Cargo Hook Receives EASA Certification

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Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 505 cargo hook has been approved by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to carry up to 2,000 pounds (907 kg) giving the aircraft an external gross weight capability of 4,475 pounds (2,030 kg). “The cargo hook capabilities are an important enhancement… Read More ›

Aerospace »

NASA, US and European Partners Launch Mission to Monitor Global Ocean

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A joint U.S.-European satellite built to monitor global sea levels lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Saturday at 9:17 a.m. PST (12:17 p.m. EST). About the size of a small pickup truck, Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on… Read More ›

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Safran’s ENGINeUS™ electric motors will fly on the VoltAero Cassio 1 hybrid-electric testbed aircraft

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NBAA-BACE Conference & Exhibition, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA – October 23, 2019 Safran Electrical & Power’s ENGINeUS™ smart electric motors will begin flying in November 2019 on the testbed for VoltAero’s Cassio hybrid-electric general aviation aircraft. Two ENGINeUS™ 45 motor versions will be installed in forward-facing positions on the wings of VoltAero’s Cassio 1 testbed… Read More ›

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The EcoPulse™ hybrid aircraft demonstrator achieves its first key milestone with success

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The EcoPulse™ distributed propulsion hybrid aircraft demonstrator – which is being developed by Daher, Safran and Airbus with the support of France’s CORAC civil aviation research council – has successfully passed its Preliminary Design Review as a first key step toward validating the project’s feasibility and firming up the architecture for a first flight scheduled… Read More ›

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ACJ and Sabena technics to co-operate in Self-Protection

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Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Sabena technics are to co-operate in proposing self-protection systems (SPSs) for Airbus corporate jets. Each SPS would combine an existing, state of the art, directional infra-red countermeasure (DIRCM) system with installation on an Airbus corporate jet. SPSs will initially be offered for the ACJ320 Family. An SP offers protection against… Read More ›

Aviationpedia »

Widerøe

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Widerøe is the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, with a staff of 3,000 and a turnover of NOK 3.5 billion. The company carries around 2.8 million passengers annually and flies to 46 domestic and international destinations. Widerøe operates more than 450 flights every day and operates to more than twice as many airports in Norway… Read More ›

Technology »

Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach

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Data breaches, when information like your username and password are stolen from a website you use, are an unfortunate part of life on the internet today. It can be hard to keep track of when your information has been stolen, so we’re going to help by launching Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies people… Read More ›

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Mazda Announces Electrification and Connectivity Strategies for Cars That Invigorate Mind and Body

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Continues taking a human-centered approach to the joy of driving; contributing to the earth, society and people Mazda Motor Corporation announced electrification and connectivity strategies that build on the company’s human-centered development philosophy, aiming to further advance the joy of driving, provide both drivers and passengers with peace of mind through an enhanced sense of… Read More ›

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Benetti Christens M/Y “Spectre”

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After “Quantum of Solace” and “Diamonds Are Forever”, “Spectre” is the third yacht launched by Benetti for talented New York businessman John Staluppi. M/Y “Spectre” is a 69-meter Full Custom Mega Yacht with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure on five decks. The name pays tribute once again to James Bond, while the hull… Read More ›

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