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Fixed Wing Search and Rescue project faces another delay

Bids were supposed to be in Sept. 28 for the Fixed Wing Search and Rescue aircraft project.

But that won’t be happening.

The process has now been extended and bids for the new aircraft for the RCAF will now be required by Jan. 588 more words

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V-22 Osprey walkaround — last half

39° 59′ 30″ N / 75° 34′ 43″ W

This is the second portion of this walkaround, please see the previous post for the first portion. 244 more words

Aircraft Walkaround

V-22 Osprey walkaround — first half

39° 59′ 30″ N / 75° 34′ 43″ W

Osprey — Bell Boeing’s aircraft which is the first tiltrotor entering production. Currently flown in the USAF as the CV-22 and the USMC as the MV-22 it is gaining a reputation for long range medivac and transport well beyond helicopter ranges as well as with greater speed. 471 more words

Aircraft Walkaround

American Helicopter Museum

39° 59′ 31″ N / 75° 34′ 44″ W

The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is one of only three museums in the World specializing in helicopters and vertical flight. 375 more words

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The V-22 for Canada’s fixed wing search and rescue aircraft program? Forget it

Companies are working on their bids for Canada’s Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) project. Bids are due in September.

Alenia (with the C-27J) and Airbus (with the C-295) have confirmed they will submit bids. 253 more words

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Beechcraft secures order from Wheels Up for next installment of King Air 350i aircraft.

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) that Wheels Up has exercised its option to purchase the next 35 King Air 350i… 332 more words