NorAm Publications LTD â€˘ Vol.2 No.4 April 2010
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Vol. 2, No.4
We are finally over the 2010 Olympics and everyone at the local aiports and surrounding area are getting back to normal.
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However aircraft sales are reported slower than usual, and it’s quite evident by some of the advertising customers we advertised for have had to drop out due to little or no sales. You only have to look at some of our past issues and see who’s not there now. Too bad, economic downturns seem to pick them off one at a time. The helicopter industry has had few years show slower than usual activity, however indications are it is making a comeback, and much quicker than fixed wing general aviation. Specialized industry demands. Many of the AME’s and AMO’s seem to be doing well, there is enough steady maintenance to keep them up and running. The lean and mean operators still rely on good maintenance shops to help keep them operating, hence some economic stability there. Flying schools ands aircraft sales sure are down compared to others businesses in the aviation industry. And increased aircraft sales may take some time yet. Local flying schools who have been taking on foreign students who are training them here. They are managing to do much better than those who don’t, but that does not happen without considerable expense to provide and keep foreign students in training and they are not buying many aircraft at this time either. Till next issue, time to start getting ready for more flying. Keep flying, Keep Safe. . . . . . . . . . Bob
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Aviation Humor? As the WWII bomber pilot settled into his seat, he pulled out a .38 revolver and placed it on top of the instrument panel. Turning to the navigator, he asked, "Do you know what I use this for?" The navigator replied timidly, "No, sir, what's it for?" The pilot responded, "I use this on navigators who get me lost!" The navigator proceeded to pull out a .45 and place it on his chart table. The pilot asked, "What's that for?" "To be honest sir," the navigator replied, "I'll know we're lost before you do." Did you hear about the new flight regulations for commercial aircraft? Now all commercial pilots must be able to read and write, hence, the two-pilot rule. One must be able to read and the other write. Two Redneck hunters got a pilot to fly them into the far north for elk hunting. They were quite successful in their venture, and bagged six big bulls. The pilot came back as arranged to pick them up. They started loading their gear into the plane, including the six elk. But the pilot objected he said, "The plane can take out only four of your elk. You will have to leave two behind." One of the hunters pushed forward, "Hey, last year our pilot let us take out six elk. It was the same model plane, same weather conditions, and everything. What's with this? We want you to allow us to fly out just like last year. Reluctantly the pilot finally permitted them to put all six elk aboard and the men all climbed in with their gear. But when they attempted to take off and fly out of the valley, the little plane could not make it. They crashed in the wilderness. Climbing out of the wreckage, one Redneck said to the other, "Do you know where we are?" "I think so," replied the other Redneck. "Yep! I think this is about 100 yards further along than where we crashed last year!" One mouse tells her girlfriend she dates a bat. " What is this "thing" you are dating?" " It's a bat, a mouse with wings!" " But he is soooo ugly!" " Well, yes, but . . . he is a pilot!" "So, a blonde fighter pilot was flying in a two ship one day. She was flying her heading just fine, when all of a sudden her wingman called, "We have Migs coming in at 6 o'clock!" She quickly took a thought, looked at her watch and said, "It's okay! It's only 5:30!" More Humor Next Month. . . . . . . . . We get e-mailed hundreds of jokes each month some with names, many with no names, we treat them as public knowledge as many have been heard time and time again, if they are decent we print them. . . . the Editor
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GTF able to power twin-aisle narrowbody: Pratt & Whitney
By Mary Kirby
rowing interest from airlines in the development of a new lightweight, twin-aisle narrowbody is among the factors driving Pratt & Whitney to ensure its PurePower geared turbofan (GTF) engine can provide as much as 40,000lb of thrust, a top executive at the engine maker says. The GTF has already been selected by Bombardier to power the 110/130-seat CSeries and by Mitsubishi to power the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). The CSeries will be powered with the 20,000lb-24,000lb thrust class PurePower PW1000G. Yet, one of the reasons why Pratt & Whitney has "gone as high as 40,000lb of thrust is" that there are "airlines out there looking for a light twin", P&W vice-president next generation product family Bob Saia told ATI and Flightglobal last week during an exclusive interview in Dallas, where the engine manufacturer held a customer forum to exhibit some of its GTF hardware. These airlines are interested in an aircraft with an "[Airbus] A320, A321 seating capacity, so 170 to 220 seating capacity" that offers a twin-aisle configuration, says Saia adding: "The reason for the twin aisle was two-fold - cabin comfort, but another is can you turn the aircraft around faster in terms of boarding and de-boarding." It remains to be seen if airframers will pursue development of a twin-aisle narrowbody. Despite pressure from airlines to define their narrowbody replacement plans, Airbus and Boeing have instead been developing their current programmes to improve efficiency. Both airframers are looking at the possibility of re-engining their highly successful narrowbodies, with decisions expected this year. Some analysts believe Airbus and Boeing have stepped up their re-engining studies because a 150-seat variant of Bombardier's CSeries is in the works, but Bombardier has referred to such reports as "speculative". Nonetheless, Pratt & Whitney believes its GTF is well-positioned to play a role in any of these scenarios. "No matter what the application is, even if it were a lightweight twin-aisle, we believe the 40,000lb thrust regime would really cover that," says Saia. "So if someone like Bombardier decides to go larger, or if a re-engining happens, or if Boeing and Airbus really decide 'we're not going to reengine, we're going to do a new centerline aircraft and here's a new airplane' we can take all these requirements, and make sure we are ready to leverage the value of the gear, and have the demonstration to say, 'we know we're ready for this thrust regime'." With a fuel burn improvement of 15%, the GTF offers "significant" fuel cost benefits relative to a two shaft direct drive engine such as a conventional turbofan like the CFM InternationalCFM56, says Saia. "In the case of an airplane like an A320 or 737-800, you're saving about $750,000 per aircraft per year if you look at a CFM56 relative to our geared engine. So if you have a fleet like Southwest of [nearly] 600 aircraft, that's a significant amount of money," he claims. Saia further alleges that the maintenance benefit could represent hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of additional savings per aircraft per year. "Relative to the CFM56-5B, the GTF has four less life-limited disks and 1,500 less airfoils. The cost of these disks are approximately $100,000," he says. "Relative to the CFM International Leap X, the GTF advantage grows. The GTF has seven less life-limited disks and a minimum of 1,500 less airfoils. The cost of these disks represent a savings of $20 or more per engine flight hour. These life-limited parts plus lower airfoils will enable the PW1000G to have a greater than 20% engine maintenance cost advantage over the CFMI offering." A further 2% to 3% reduction in airline operating costs can be realized by European airlines that face airport noise fees. And additional savings from the GTF will be realized when airlines in Europe are forced to pay penalties for CO2 emissions, says the Pratt & Whitney executive.CFM International explains its decade-long development of LEAP technology has entailed extensive architecture studies focused on bringing the most advanced technology to every engine component, front to back: 3-D woven resin transfer molding, composite fan blades, a lean burn, ultra-low emissions combustor, next generation high-pressure turbine blades and third generation 3-D aerodynamics. "Each of these technologies is constantly evaluated through a filter of their potential impact on reliability, which is something on which our customers simply cannot compromise," says CFM. "LEAP is a more than worthy successor to the CFM56 product line and, we believe, the right choice for new or re-engined single-aisle aircraft applications in the future." Bombardier, meanwhile, is stressing to potential CSeries customers that a re-engined Airbus or Boeing narrowbody is not a new product. "It's a refresh," says Bombardier vice-president commercial aircraft programmes Ben Boehm. The only platform optimized "nose-to-tail" for the 100-149 seat market remains the CSeries family, he says. "Engines are only one part of the efficiency equation." Bombardier on 25 February announced Republic Airways as its third CSeries customer. The US operator has agreed to take 40 CS300s plus 40 options. Everything Aircraft
Diamond DA42 L360 has been selected by Aero-News Network its 2009 Plane of the Year, beating out all categories and manufacturers of general aviation aircraft.
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Aircraft Rating Scale Courtesy of â€œEverything Aircraftâ€? magazine A I R C R A F T 1 - 1 0 R AT I N G S C A L E - E X T E R I O R & I N T E R I O R AIRCRAFT INTERIOR
AIRCRAFT EXTERIOR 10/10 Aircraft is new.
10/10 Aircraft is new.
9/10 Paint is new. Airframe and paint are in excellent condition with no scratches or dents.
9/10 Interior is new. There are no scratches, cracks, crazing or other evidence of use.
8/10 Paint and airframe are in near new condition. Minor scratches (shallow, short and less than 1 or 2 per square foot) are detectable only on close inspection (inspecting aircraft while standing at less than an arms' length from it). Paint on often-used fasteners and screws may be chipped.
8/10 Interior is in near new condition. Any smell, dirt or matting can be removed by simple cleaning. Some evidence of use can be found only on close inspection.
7/10 Paint has high gloss. Small number (less than 3 or 4 per square foot) of scratches are apparent, mostly on leading edges due to abrasion. Close inspection reveals only a few small dents or chips (less than 1 or 2 per square foot). Windows are clear with no crazing or discoloring. 6/10 Paint is shiny. Several small scratches, chips or dents (4 to 6 per square foot) can be found, mostly around high use areas (fuel caps, doors, struts). Some crazing or small stress cracks (less than 2 or 3 hairline cracks per square foot) are visible in plastic and fiberglass structures. Several windows may be milky at edges. 5/10 Paint is sound (no corrosion apparent). Slight oxidation can easily be polished out, leaving paint shiny again. Two or three small areas (rounded corner of cowling, part of leading edge) of crazing can be found in paint. Paint on leading edges is rough from abrasion. Touched up or repaired areas may be seen on close inspection. Small number (3 or 4 per square foot) of short cracks can be found in fiberglass wingtips and cowlings due to normal wear or hangar rash. Cowling seals are faded. Many (less than half) windows have milky edges. Several windows may be crazed or lightly scratched. Aircraft looks attractive to most people during walk-around. 4/10 Paint is generally sound. Small areas require special attention (touch up or repair by trained individual) due to oxidation, peeling, chipping, corrosion or crazing. Paint is dull in many (less than half) areas. Most windows are crazed and scratched. 3/10 Paint is not shiny and has peeled in many areas. Most leading edges and upper surfaces are crazed and oxidized. Moderate number (5 or 6 per square foot) of chips, cracks or dents can be found. All window surfaces are scratched. Even after touch-up and polishing, aircraft still looks unsightly. 2/10 Aircraft looks terrible. Paint is badly oxidized, peeled and blemished. It is well beyond the touch-up and polish stage. Corrosion, dents and cracks require extensive work. 1/10 Exterior is so full of corrosion, heavy dents or tears that it will not pass an annual inspection without repairs.
7/10 A small amount of wear is apparent. Small, shallow scratches and/or stains (1 or 2 per seat) can be found on seats, carpet or woodwork. Stain remover and shampoo removes almost all stains. Headliner is clean with no stains. There are no nicks in woodwork. 6/10 Headliner may have a couple of dirty spots that can be removed almost completely with cleaning. Matting in high use areas does not vacuum out completely. Steaming or shampooing improves interior considerably, but a couple of small, limited areas (doorway, beneath rudder pedals) remain looking worn or stained. No frayed or torn fabric is apparent. Leather, vinyl or woodwork has no cracks, but small scratches or creases (4 to 6 per seat) are obvious. Seats and drawers operate smoothly. Scratches in scuff plates around doorways are obvious. Interior still looks attractive when cleaned thoroughly. 5/10 High use areas (doorway, beneath rudder pedals) still look worn (fibers appear shorter than surrounding carpet) after thorough shampooing. Headliner may have several stains but is not torn. Minor (2 or 3 instances per seat) fraying, staining or cracking is apparent on less than half of the seats. Small nicks are visible in woodwork. About one-third of the seats and drawers do not operate smoothly. Interior can be made to look clean, but it lacks sparkle in many areas. 4/10 Scratches, stains and frayed fabric are seen on most seats. More than half of the leather or vinyl seats may have small cracks. Carpet is matted along aisle. Carpet also has numerous stains, snags or other irregularities. Interior has two or three tears. About half of the seats and drawers do not operate smoothly. Wood laminates may be peeling slightly. Several cracks in scuff plates around doorways are obvious. Interior cannot be made to look clean or smell fresh. 3/10 Tears, snags and stains are clearly visible in many areas. Several cigarette burns can be found. Most seats and drawers do not operate smoothly. Interior looks and smells dirty even after cleaning. 2/10 Cracks, stains, tears and snags are the norm. Many seats have exposed foam. Interior is dirty and foul-smelling even after thorough cleaning. 1/10 Interior is so dirty and worn that most people would be hesitant about sitting down for fear of damaging clothing.
Cessna Adds Flight Training Schools to Cessna Pilot Center Network
ICHITA, Kan., Feb. 18, 2010 - Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has added seven flight training schools to its global network of more than 280 Cessna Pilot Centers (CPCs). The newest members of the CPC network are:
Air Associates of Missouri in St. Louis, Mo. (KSUS) Fly Carolina in Rock Hill, S.C. (KUZA) FreeFlight CDVA in Lokeren, Belgium NR/EBAW) Gulf Air Center in Gulf Shores, Ala. (KJKA) Gunner Aviation in Rancho Murieta, Calif. (KJKA) Phoenix East Aviation in Daytona Beach, Fla. (KDAB) Premier Flight Training in North Las Vegas, Nev. (KVGT) CPCs are flight training affiliates that use the new Cessna Flight Training System and Cessna aircraft and offer customers an array of services including flight training. “Expanding our CPC network is part of the company’s effort to make flying more accessible and to reenergize pilot training,” said Julie Filucci, Cessna CPC manager. “Cessna’s newly developed flight training system, our range of stable training aircraft including the newly introduced 162 Skycatcher, and our large CPC network, make this training option a complete package for anyone who wants to learn to fly,” Filucci said. More information can be found at www.cessnaflighttraining.com.
Cessna is the world’s leading general aviation company, based on unit sales, with five major lines of business: Citation business jets, Caravan single-engine turboprops, Cessna single-engine piston aircraft, aftermarket services and lift solutions by CitationAir. In 2009, Cessna delivered 754 aircraft, including 289 Citation business jets, and reported revenues of about $3.3 billion. Since the company was originally established in 1927, more than 192,000 Cessna airplanes have been delivered around the world, including more than 6,000 Citations, making it the largest fleet of business jets in the world. More information about Cessna Aircraft Company is available at www.cessna.com. Everything Aircraft
Cessna Citation CJ4 WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 17, 2010 Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the first Citation CJ4 built on Cessna's new assembly line made its first flight today.and services. More information is available at www.textron.com.
Republic Airways Holdings Becomes First North American Customer for Bombardier CSeries Aircraft with Order for up to 80 Airliners February 25, 2010 — Toronto Aerospace
ombardier Aerospace announced today a major order for its all-new CSeries aircraft to Republic Airways Holdings Inc. The Indianapolis, Indiana-based airline has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire 40 CS300 jetliners. The agreement also includes options for an additional 40 CS300 aircraft. Republic Airways Holdings is the first North American airline to place a firm order for Bombardier’s CSeries jetliners. Based on the list price for the CS300 aircraft, the contract is valued at approximately $3.06 billion US, which could increase to approximately $6.34 billion US if all options are exercised. “Republic Airways Holdings has selected Bombardier’s CSeries jetliner because no other aircraft can match the attributes it brings to the market,” said Bryan Bedford, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Airways Holdings Inc. “The CSeries aircraft’s leading-edge technologies bring unmatched economics, operational flexibility, reduced environmental impact and passenger comfort. Our passengers will find the aircraft’s cabin features – wide aisles, spacious seating with increased shoulder space, extra large windows and upsized storage - particularly attractive. The CSeries aircraft will give us a major competitive cost advantage and complement our future growth and development plans.” “The CSeries aircraft program is a significant part of Bombardier’s future, and we’re delighted that Republic Airways will be part of it,” said Gary R. Scott, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “This major CSeries aircraft order from our first North American customer reflects the confidence Republic Airways has in Bombardier’s ability to deliver a game-changing aircraft and to service the airline’s requirements.” Since launching the CSeries family of aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show in July 2008, Bombardier has recorded firm orders for a total of 90 CSeries aircraft which includes the order for Republic Airways announced today, a firm order from Deutsche Lufthansa AG for 30 CS100 aircraft, and one from Lease Corporation International Group for 17 CS300 and three CS100 aircraft. The program has also booked options for an additional 90 CSeries aircraft. The CSeries aircraft which are optimized for the longer range, single-aisle 100- to 149-seat market will deliver the lowest operating costs in their class, exceptional operational flexibility, widebody comfort and an unmatched environmental scorecard. The CSeries aircraft will benefit from the latest technological advancements, including fourth generation aerodynamics; increased use of composites and advanced aluminium alloy in structures; a next-generation engine – the Pratt & Whitney PurePowerTM PW1000G engine; and the very latest in system technologies, such as fly-by-wire and electric brakes. At entry into service in 2013, the CSeries family of aircraft will be the greenest single-aisle aircraft in its class. These game-changing aircraft will emit 20* per cent less CO2 and 50* per cent less NOx, fly four* times quieter, and deliver dramatic energy savings – 20* per cent fuel burn advantage as well as 15* per cent improved cash operating costs versus current in-production aircraft of similar size. The CSeries aircraft will set a new benchmark in the industry, consuming as little as two liters of fuel per passenger per 100 kilometers in its more dense seating layouts*. About Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Lynx Aviation, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines offer scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,600 flights daily to 118 cities in 44 states, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico under branded operations at Frontier, Midwest, and through fixed-fee airline services agreements with five major U.S. airlines. The fixed-fee flights are operated under an airline partner brand, such as AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 11,000 aviation professionals and operate 283 aircraft. About Bombardier A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2009, were $19.7 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes.
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By: Dave Fitzpatrick, CAIB
The Invulnerable Pilot Have you ever found yourself trying to turn a bad landing into a good one - like after several bounces down the runway? Have you continued a flight into deteriorating weather conditions despite the potential risks and hazards? If you said yes, you have been guilty of a pilot decision-making error. These are the leading cause of the majority of aviation accidents and the resulting insurance claims. The Invulnerable Pilot There are, of course, hundreds of different pilot errors. But perhaps the worst problem is what we refer to as “the invulnerable pilot”. The invulnerable pilot believes that the y have the skills and expertise to over come any situation that comes their way. They’ve usually been flying for years and nothing bad has ever happened to them. As a result, an undue sense of security and downright overconfidence can develop. This often leads to bad decisions—and big trouble. Here’s an example that I came across a few years ago. Peter, a very experienced pilot, was captaining a Learjet owned by a large corporation. He was ready for take-off as soon as his passengers arrived. They were two company executives who had rushed in from a business meeting and were behind schedule for a meeting at their next stop—which was a two-hour flight away. The weather conditions at their airport of departure consisted of a 2000 foot ceiling with scattered layers at 500 and 800 feet. The airport was surrounded by mountainous terrain. An IFR clearance would take at least 30 minutes. Since his passengers were in such a rush, Peter decided to depart VFR and try to obtain an IFR clearance en route, flying at about 1500 feet AGL. The one possibility Peter didn’t consider happened: he was unable to obtain his IFR clearance because of heavy IFR traffic. Peter was unable to maintain visual references to the ground. Just a few minutes after take- off the jet crashed into a mountain. The Moral of the Story This story shows that even a veteran pilot can make a fatal error when their decisions are based on something other than smart piloting. In this case time pressure was the culprit , but it can be any number of things. Another problem was that Peter didn’t think the situation through very carefully. He just assumed he would get his IFR clearance. It never occurred to him that he might not. Had he thought about all the possibilities he would have realized the danger. The low visibility and dangerous terrain didn’t seem all that significant to Peter and as the prototypical invulnerable pilot, he was confident that nothing could really go wrong for him. The trouble is that very often the first thing which goes wrong is also the last. In the luckiest cases such pilots get a big scare which straightens them and their attitude out. But the best way to avoid the risk is to keep educating yourself about proper piloting decisions. You have to realize that accidents can and do happen. Only by maintaining a healthy respect for safety and your own limitations can you minimize your risks. Keep learning ... And ‘keep on making good decisions.’
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By: Ed Anderson
Howard DGA-15 The Howard DGA-15, built by the Howard Aircraft Corporation in 1939, was a derivative of non other than Mister Mulligan, the premier four seat racing Howard DGA-6, winner of both the Bendix and the Thompson Trophies in 1935. As with its’ forerunners the DGA-15 was a single engine, high performance, high-wing monoplane with a wooden wing and a steel tube truss fuselage. But, contrary to earlier models this metal-clad version with a deeper, wider body, superb visibility, extra headroom and long “legs” allowed four or five passengers to travel great distances non-stop in complete comfort. Also this solid, husky, cabin airplane sporting a smooth cowling, big prop spinner and panted fixed gear with electric-spring loaded flaps, emerged a coveted favorite of the rich and famous.
There were four variations of the now rare DGA-15, often referred to as the “Damn Good Airplane”. The first was the DGA-15P, powered by a nine-cylinder 450-hp Pratt and Whitney 985 Wasp Junior radial piston engine. Next, the DGA-15J utilized a 330-hp Jacobs L6MB radial and the DGA-15W used a 350-hp Wright Whirlwind R-760-E2 radial, followed by the GH-DGA-15P built for the US Navy and US Coast Guard as a utility and ambulance (Nightingale) aircraft. Numerous civilian Howards, DGA-8 through DGA-15 were commandeered by the U.S. Army during WWII to be used as officer transports and air ambulances and designated the UC-70. Overall the Howard Aircraft Corporation manufactured close to 550 DGAs, the last of which was built in 1943. Today there are roughly 70 airworthy DGA-15s, most in the United States where at least one or two appear at various antique flyins over the summer months around North America. The cleanly designed DGA-15 of “Benny” Howard, an early air racing enthusiast, had a peak speed of 201 mph at 6,000 ft and cruised nicely at anywhere from 170 to 190, with a service ceiling of 21,500 feet and a range of 1263 miles, fully fueled. Considered a ‘Golden Age’ Classic the Howard DGA-15 is said to be comparable to the Spartan Executive and Beech 17 Staggerwing of the same era. The included photo is of a DGA-15P, S/N 1010, tail #NC 727ST, taken at Concrete WA, in July 2009. If you are looking for a photo or information on a particular warbird or vintage aircraft, contact: Ed Anderson at
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Garmin® Announces an Affordable HTAWS Option for the GNS 430W/530W Family of Products
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OLATHE, Kan.— Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a new Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) for the GNS 430W/530W series navigators. HTAWS is available as an option on newly purchased systems or as a field upgrade for current owners. When added to the GNS 430W/530W navigators, operators will receive graphical and audible alerts of potential terrain and obstacle conflicts along the flight path. “Garmin is serious about safety, and HTAWS is life saving technology that will increase safety of flight,” said Gary Kelley, Garmin’s vice president of marketing. Garmin’s HTAWS has forward looking terrain avoidance (FLTA) capability with visual and aural advisories to keep pilots advised of hazardous terrain. It incorporates a new five color terrain scale (red, orange, yellow, green and black), and also gives terrain voice alerts when descending below 500 feet. Voice callouts operate in all HTAWS modes, and Garmin’s technology allows the pilot to select multiple callouts, in one hundred foot intervals, descending from 500 to 100 feet above ground level (AGL). In addition, Garmin’s HTAWS offers a reduced protection (RP) mode that allows lowlevel operations with minimal alerting while continuing to provide terrain and obstacle protection. Garmin has incorporated three new helicopter specific databases for HTAWS. The obstacle database adds nearly 30,000 additional low-altitude obstacles. The new terrain database has been enhanced to show higher resolution. The navigation database lets operators navigate to over 7,000 heliports without having to create user waypoints at those locations.
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Everything Aircraft TAS Sea Level: 170 kt 5,000 ft: 181 kt 10,000 ft: 182 kt Enroute Rate of Climb at Sea Level: (both engines at maximum climb power): 1600 ft/min Service Ceiling - both engines at maximum climb power (Rate of climb 100 ft/min): 26,700 ft (8138 m)
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Perhaps the best testimony to the timelessness of the Twin Otter’s design is the fact that it remains today the largest-selling 19-passenger commuter airplane in the world.
Maximum Range - zero payload with Standard Tankage (2583 lb (1172 kg) fuel): 775 nm (1435 km) with Long Range Tankage (3190 lb (1447 kg) fuel): 980 nm (1815 km)
The de Havilland Twin Otter is a highly maneuverable, versatile aircraft which can be flown safely at various speeds from 80 to 160 knots. The Twin Otter is a high winged, un-pressurized, twin engine turbine powered aircraft ideally suited to operate in all conditions and climates.
Maximum Endurance with Standard Tankage (2583 lb (1172 kg) fuel): 7 hr 10 min with Long Range Tankage (3190 lb (1447 kg) fuel): 9 hr
Around the world in jungles, deserts, mountains, the Arctic, and anywhere where rugged reliability and short-take-off-and-landing are required you will find the hard working Twin Otter. Adding to that versatility the Twin Otter can be fitted with wheels, skis or floats. Well liked by operators for the easy maintenance offered by its fixed undercarriage, the Twin Otter’s two engine design also offers dependable passenger safety and confidence. Click here for more dimensions and interior. . . . GENERAL INFORMATION: Maximum Takeoff Weight: 12,500 lb (5670kg) Maximum Landing Weight: 12,300 lb (5579 kg) Number Of Crew: 1 or 2 Number Of Passengers: 20 Fuel Capacities: Total – 378 US Gallons Fuel Capacities: Optional Long Range – 89 US Gallons
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AIRFRAME: Configuration All metal, non pressurized, high-wing monoplane and a construction with fixed tricycle (steerable nose) landing gear DIMENSIONS: Wing Span 65 ft (19.8 m) Length 51 ft 9 in (15.77m) Cabin Height 9 ft 8 in (2.95m) Tail Height 19 ft 6 in (5.94 m) CABIN DIMENSIONS: Cabin Length 18 ft 5 in (5.61m) Cabin Height 4 ft 11 in (1.50m) Cabin Volume (usable) 384 cu ft (10.87 cu. m.) Cabin Doors (left side) 50 in X 50 in (1.27m X 1.27m) Cabin Door (right side) 30 in X 45.5 in (.76m X 1.16m) ENGINES: Two, Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34 or optional PT6A35, single stage, free-turbine engines. PROPELLERS: Two, Hartzell, HC-B3TN-3DY, three bladed reversible pitch, constant speed, fully feathering propellers. Optional 4-blade – type and configuration TBA STANDARD AIRCRAFT BASIC WEIGHT: 6881 lb (3121 kg) PERFORMANCE SUMMARY: STOL Takeoff and Landing Distance: 1200 ft (366m) (Takeoff distance to 50 ft) Maximum Cruise Speeds:
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1983 Cessna Conquest 425 Reg # C-GRHDSerial # 425-0167 Price: $ 1,390,000
6527 TTSN Left & Right: 370 Hours SNEW, PT6A-135A Blackhawk Modifications Prop(s): SPNEW: 1065 Hours, McCauley 4 Blade Blackmac MAINTENANCE CONDITIONS • Ramp WT: 8,675 Lbs • Empty WT: 5,542.3 Lbs • Usefull: 3,132.7 • MGTOW 8,600 AVIONICS • Collins FIS-70 S/UE FDI/HSI • Sperry C-1000 IFCS/AP w/ Yaw Damper • Collins DME 40 • Collins ADF 60 • Garmin 530/430 WAAS Certified • GMA 340 Audio Panel • GTX 327 Mode C Transponder • GTX 330 Mode S TRXP with Data Link • WXR-300 Color Radar • ALT-50 Radar ALT • WX 500 Stormscope • Avidyne EX 500 Multifun Display • Electronic Chart Software for EX • KMH 880 IHAS TAS/EGPWS • Shadin Fuel Flow • 4300 Electric Attitude Indicator • Co-Pilot HSI OPTIONS • American Speed Stacks • Lead Acid Battery • Electroluminescent Lighting • Fire DET/EXT System • Rudder Gust Lock • Dual A/C Inverters • Cabin Display Signs • Courtesy Lights • JEPP Storage Rack • 114.9 Cu Ft Oxy • Davitron Clock • Rosen Sunvisors • Electric Torque System Upgrade • Fuel Totalizer • Air Cond • Strobes • Spar Mod Cap Service Kit INTERIOR • 8 Place Blue Leather, Gray Carpet, 3 Place Lounge EXTERIOR • White with Gold/Blue Accents
Aviat Husky 2003 Aviat Husky A-1B, TTAF 212, Bauman Floats, Amphibian, Wheel Gear, $135,000US
Cessna C-150 1968 Cessna C-150, TTAF 3825, SMOH 1954, SPOH 396, Polished Aluminum, $19,000 Firm.
Beech Baron 55 1969 Beech Baron D55, TTAF 4883, SMOH L360, R1724, SPOH L&R 240, $Offer?
2006 Cessna Grand Caravan 208B Sale or Lease, TTSN 2299, SHOT 488, Cycles 2,470, SPOH 321, $1,450,000 USD.
Cessna Conquest 1983 Cessna Conquest 1, TTSN 6527, Engines SNEW 370, Props 1065, SIDS complete, PT6A-135A Blackhawk Mods, $1,390,000 USD.
Mooney 1983 Mooney 231 M20K, TTAF 2018, SMOH 60, SPOH 60, Good Avionics, All logs, $Offers?
Piper Super Cub
1963 Piper Super Cub PA-18, Lycoming O-320, Prop Sensenich metal 74, TTAF 2,026, SMOH 13, SPOH 13, Must go now! Looking for offer$?,
1980 Maule M-5-235C, TT 1390, SM 1390, STOH 240 SPOH 240, Complete logs, Good Avionics, New Paint, Fab, Gear, Windows, Wing Struts, much more, 66 Gal US Fuel, $68,000US
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Bell Helicopter Expands Service Offerings in Europe FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 26, 2010) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the acquisition of Aviation Service, a world-class provider of modifications and upgrades, avionics and special mission packages, based in Prague, Czech Republic with annual revenues of about $14 million. "Bell is committed to meeting the needs of our European customers; this acquisition allows us to more rapidly provide support and service to this important region," said John L. Garrison, Bell president and CEO. "This facility provides us with the capabilities to meet the maintenance and modernization needs of Bell's current European fleet of aircraft, while providing a foundation to accommodate future growth with local completion and customizing capability for new aircraft deliveries." "This central European location will further enhance our industry-leading Customer Support and Service organization, bringing the complete suite of Bell's support and service offerings closer to our European customers," said Danny Maldonado, senior vice president of Customer Support and Services and Chief Service Officer. "Supporting the European fleet is a priority for Bell, acquiring Aviation Service is one of the first steps to increase Bell's rising presence in Europe." As part of the new acquisition Bell expects to be able to generate supplemental type certifications to meet customer requirements, building on Aviation Service's EASA Part 21 Design Organization and 145 Repair Station certifications. Leading this new venture is Gordon Harveson, general manager Bell Europe and a long-time leader at Bell. Among his recent accomplishments, Harveson managed the Bell Customer Supply Center in Amsterdam, a facility he will once again have responsibility for. "Building on the existing experience of Aviation Service, the introduction of the 429 and the world class supply capabilities at our Amsterdam facility, this acquisition signals the commitment of Bell in the European market," said Harveson.
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12 Bell Customer Service Facilities Achieve Platinum Rating HOUSTON (February 22, 2010) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today recognized 12 Customer Service Facilities (CSFs) as achieving Platinum-level ratings for 2010. “We are extremely pleased to announce the 2010 Platinum-level Customer Service Facilities,” said Danny Maldonado, senior vice president of customer support and chief services officer at Bell Helicopter. “We are proud to call these 12 CSFs part of our global network and are honored to award them with the Platinum rating for excellence in customer service.” The 12 Platinum-level CSFs for 2010 are: • Air Asia Company Ltd., based in Taiwan; • Alpine Aerotech Ltd., in British Columbia, Canada; • Arrow Aviation Co. LLC in Broussard, La.; • Avialta Helicopter Maintenance Ltd. in Alberta, Canada; • Eagle Copters Maintenance Ltd., in Alberta, Canada; • Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., based in Tochigi, Japan; • Motorflug Baden-Baden GmbH in Rheinmuenster, Germany; • Northwest Helicopters LLC in Olympia, Wash.; • Patria Helicopters AB, operating in Sweden; • Rotorcraft Support, Inc., based in California; • Sikorsky Aircraft Australia Ltd. DBA Sikorsky Helitech, operating in Queensland, Australia and • Uniflight, LLC, based in Grand Prairie, Texas. Each year, the highest level of customer support. The Bell Achievement Ranking System (BARS), which reached full network-wide deployment in 2008, measures Bell’s authorized CSFs on multiple factors relating to the customer experience. All 12 of the 2010 Platinum level CSFs have factory-trained maintenance technicians, a guaranteed inventory of Bell spare parts, insurance coverage for helicopters and a safe, clean environment. “BARS is designed with the customer in mind,” said Kirk Blackwelder, manager, customer service facility support. “Our CSFs are measured on inventory management, third-party maintenance focus, comprehensiveness of service, technical training and facility quality.” Everything Aircraft
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