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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 1st
Edited by Jessica A. Salerno A good lineman is worth his weight in dollar bills if he knows how to treat people. – Torch Lewis, B&CA FAA cer...
August 1st
Cessna leaps into the MRO business at Mach 0.90 Five-hundred plus knot cruise speeds are routine, if you’re flying aboard a $6.5 million Citation X Elite, an airplane from Cessna’s pre-owned lineup that&r...
August 1st
Meridian, Teterboro, New Jersey, announced that Anthony Banome has been promoted to director of Fuel Sales. In 2013, Anthony was a recipient of Airport Business magazine’s “40 Under Forty,” an annual award honoring the best and brightest...
August 1st
Jet Support Services, Inc., (JSSI), Chicago, appointed Raymond Weiser helicopter program specialist. Weiser will help grow JSSI’s presence in the helicopter market worldwide. He formerly was vice president of sales and business development for EuroT...
August 1st
West Star Aviation, East Alton, Illinois, announced that Terry Lutrick has joined West Star Aviation as regional sales manager. He has decades of industry experience, winning the National Business Aviation Association’s “Maintenance Safety Awa...
August 1st
Tampa Jet, Tampa, Florida, promoted Clayton Lackey to assistant general manager. He has been with TIJC since 2008. Lackey will oversee most of the day-to-day functions of the FBO. Corey Cline has been promoted to line service supervisor. 
From FlightGlobal
July 24th
Airbus today began a three-week route-proving campaign using the fifth A350-900, marking the start of the final certification stage for the new twinjet.
July 24th
​Lockheed Martin has received a contract worth almost $565 million to produce an additional six C-130J-30 tactical transports for the Indian air force.
July 24th
​All Nippon Airways will become the first carrier in the world to operate the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.
July 23rd
Boeing blames a wiring redesign on the KC-46A programme for a $272 million forward loss announced on 24 July in a second quarter earnings filing, but dismisses a government estimate predicting more delays and up to another $515 in cost overruns.
July 23rd
​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.
July 23rd
​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the initial flight-test vehicle accelerates.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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