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Date: 10/01/2022 03:21 AM
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Date: 09/30/2022 11:12 PM
Embraer has announced that it reached a new milestone with the delivery of the 1700th production aircraft from its E-Jet program. The aircraft, an E195-E2, was handed over to KLM Cityhopper during a ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil, on Thursday. The E-Jet family, which entered service in 2004, includes the […]
Date: 09/30/2022 03:14 AM
Hurricane Ian was not kind to the airline industry’s schedule, as more than 5,000 flights were canceled as a result of the historic storm. According to flight-tracking site FlightAware, airlines canceled 403 flights on Tuesday in advance of the storm, 2,163 flights on Wednesday when it made landfall in Florida, 1,935 flights on Thursday and […]
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Date: 09/30/2022 02:46 AM
The U.S. Air Force announced this week its Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) at Robins AFB in Georgia is developing “the next generation aircraft navigation system.” In response to concern over GPS jamming by adversaries, the USAF initiated study on the Resilient Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System program—shortened to “R-EGI” in military-speak. Lt. Col. […]
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Date: 09/30/2022 02:20 AM
As of Oct. 21, military and Part 135 (charter) pilots can credit more flight time toward the 1,000 hours of experience required to serve as pilot in command of a Part 121 (airline) flight. An FAA/DOT final rule published on Sept. 21 “broadens the existing 500-hour credit for military pilots of fixed-wing airplanes and can […]
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