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Commercial Pilot Smuggles 62 Packets Of Cocaine Into Bush Airport

May 27, 2014 - Commercial pilot, Stanley Rafael Hill, 49, of McKinney, Texas was hospitalized and arrested after smuggling 62 small balloon packets of cocaine in which he ingested prior to his flight. On Saturday, May 24, Hill, Read More


Cessna Citation Latitude Issued Type Inspection Authorization By FAA

May 20, 2014 – Cessna Aircraft announced today at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) recent milestones in the certification program of the new Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. The  Read More


Dassault Falcon 7X Sets New Speed Record

May 13, 2014 - The Falcon 7X, serial number 207, took off from Teterboro Airport at 8:04 AM local time on May 2 with test pilot Philippe Deleume and Dassault operational pilot Olivier Froment at the controls. Three passengers were on board. The aircraft was fully Read More


Sikorsky Wins U.S. Navy Contract To Replace ‘Marine One’ Helicopter Fleet

May 7, 2014 - The U.S. Navy today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft has been selected to build the next fleet of Marine One helicopters for the Office of the President. With the selection comes a $1.24 billion Engineering and Read More


UPS Responds To Released Report On The Blocking Of TNT Express

May 7, 2014 - The European Commission (EC) today published the summary of its 2013 decision to block the acquisition of the Dutch company, TNT Express by United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). Both companies provide  Read More


NTSB Report Indicates Cause Of Fire That Destroyed A WWII B-17G Aircraft

May 7, 2014 - The NTSB has concluded its investigation into what turned a vintage Boeing B-17G, aircraft (N390TH) into a ball of fire upon takeoff from Aurora Municipal Airport, Sugar Grove, Illinois back in June 2011. The Boeing  Read More


NTSB Recommends FAA, NWS Improve Weather Forecast To Pilots

May 6, 2014 - The European Commission (EC) today published the summary of its 2013 decision to block the acquisition of the Dutch company, TNT Express by United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS). Both companies provide small package  Read More


Airbus A350 XWB Arrives In Florida For Extreme Weather Tests

May 6, 2014 - In order to go beyond certification requirements and testing to the extremes the first ever Airbus A350 XWB to visit the United States, MSN 2 (manufacturer’s serial number) has arrived at McKinley Climatic Lab at Eglin Air Force base Read More


Sikorsky Begins Powered Ground Tests Of CH-53K Helicopter With Rotor Blades

May 1, 2014 - Sikorsky has begun full system testing of the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter with all seven main rotor blades and four tail rotor blades attached for the first time to a non-flying prototype called the Ground  Read More


NTSB Issues Safety Recommendation On Alaska Air Operators Owned By HoTH, Inc

May 1, 2014 - The National Transportation Safety Board today issued an urgent safety recommendation to the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the oversight of air operators in Alaska owned by HoTh, Inc.,  Read More


Drivers Bring Up Cessna 210 And Its Pilot After Midair Collision At Airshow

May 1, 2014 - The wreckage of a 1965 Cessna 210 containing the body of its pilot, was recovered on Wednesday after the plane crashed into San Francisco Bay on Sunday following a midair collision with another aircraft while  Read More


Teen Goes On Shooting Spree At FedEx Facility At Cobb County Airport

May 1, 2014 - Kennesaw police report that on Tuesday Geddy Kramer a 19 year old employee at the FedEx facility as a baggage handler located at Cobb County Airport - McCollum Field went into work and went on a Read More

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