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Businessman and Philanthropist Adar Poonawalla takes delivery of India’s first Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH145

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Airbus has delivered India’s first fully customised, ACH145 helicopter to Mr Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Executive Director of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by doses. This marks the entry of the highly successful twin engine helicopter into India’s private and business aviation market. The helicopter will be ready to fly in India by the end of January.

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Textron Aviation announces enhanced flight deck features coming to Cessna and Beechcraft piston lineup

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Textron Aviation announced enhanced flight deck capabilities for new production Cessna and Beechcraft piston platforms. The features include new standard and optional equipment as part of Garmin’s G1000 NXi next-generation integrated flight deck, which provides pilots with enhanced control and connectivity in the cockpit.

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Spreading our wings: Boeing unveils new Transonic Truss-Braced Wing

Designed to be more aerodynamic and fuel efficient, Boeing is studying the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing concept through a collaboration with NASA as part of the Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research program. / Boeing Creative Services illustration

Boeing revealed the newest Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW), which researchers say will fly higher and faster than the previous TTBW concepts. The new configuration is designed to offer unprecedented aerodynamic efficiency while flying at Mach 0.80.

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Airline Pilot Association Tells Donald Trump the Government Shutdown Is Putting Safety at Risk

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January 2, 2019

President Donald J. Trump
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20500
Dear President Trump:

On behalf of the 61,000 pilots of the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), I am writing to urge you to take the necessary steps to immediately end the shutdown of government agencies that is adversely affecting the safety, security and efficiency of our national airspace system.

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