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Workhorse flies SureFly

Workhorse flies SureFly

Electric transport company Workhorse has flown its personal vtol aircraft for the first time. Workhorse’s SureFly vtol took off on its first untethered flight just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio last week. The aircraft hovered briefly, a few feet off the

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Bell sells two 429s to EDIC

Bell sells two 429s to EDIC

Bell has signed an agreement to sell two of its 429 helicopters to EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy. The UAE-based training school flies an all-Bell fleet, comprising Bell 407s, 206s and now the 429. The new helicopters will be used

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Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Metro Aviation expands presence in North Carolina

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s AirCare, a hospital-based air medical program, is the newest member of the Metro Aviation family, joining other North Carolina Metro Aviation programs Vidant EastCare and Mountain Area Medical Airlift (MAMA). In a matter of six

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Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation delivers Airbus H125 to Jujuy Province in Argentina

Metro Aviation recently delivered a completed Airbus H125 to the Government of Jujuy Province in Argentina. The multi-mission aircraft will be utilized for firefighting, air medical transportation and various civil patrol and ground support activities. Jujuy’s H125 is equipped with a

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Frank Stephenson will design the Lilium Jet.

Frank Stephenson will design the Lilium Jet.

eVtol start-up Lilium has hired famed car designer, Frank Stephenson, as its new head of product design. This is Mr Stephenson’s first foray into the world of aviation, having spent much of his professional lifein the automotive industry designing cars

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DARPA cans X-Plane

DARPA cans X-Plane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has pulled the plug on the Aurora Flight Sciences experimental defence Vtol, the X-Plane. But Aurora’s air taxi is there to pick up the pieces. The Boeing-owned aeronautics research company is planning to

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Bell cuts 120 jobs

Bell cuts 120 jobs

Bell is planning to lay off 120 employees across the company due to challenging market conditions – the company announced in a statement on the 25 April. Bell said in a statement: ” On Monday, approximately 120 employees across our

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Waypoint leases one H135T3 to ALT

Waypoint leases one H135T3 to ALT

Waypoint Leasing has leased one H135T3 to German aviation service provider ALT to be used for pilot training. This is the seventh H135 Waypoint has delivered and marks the lessor’s first transaction with ALT. Simon Dahm, Waypoint’s vice president of

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Airbus sells additional H225 to JCG

Airbus sells additional H225 to JCG

Airbus has secured an additional order for one H225 with the Japan Coastguard (JCG), extending on its existing fleet of eight Super Pumas. With this new order, the coastguard’s Super Puma fleet is expected to grow to 13 units by

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HI talks to Sikorsky’s Dana Fiatarone – Weathering the downturn

HI talks to Sikorsky’s Dana Fiatarone – Weathering the downturn

If any single helicopter manufacturer has turned the drop off in oil and gas missions into a positive, that one is Sikorsky. The manufacturer has weathered the oil-and-gas downturn, but instead of moving away from the market and diversifying, it

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