MilitaryFebruary 6, 2023RCAF Cormorant airframe to be ‘identical’ to Norwegian AW101-612; some avionics will differ

As part of the Royal Canadian Air Force's Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade project, plans call for the CH-149 airframe to be identical to Norway's AW101-612 platform, but some avionics components will differ.

MilitaryFebruary 3, 2023How high can you fly? The dangers of hypoxia

Instrument flight rules (IFR) flight permits operations at high altitudes — often well above inclement weather and icing levels. But there are dangers that must be fully understood if they are to be avoided, including hypoxia.

CommercialFebruary 2, 2023WestJet temporarily suspends more routes as ‘capacity constraints’ continue

Following a series of domestic route suspensions, WestJet confirmed it is temporarily suspending transatlantic service between Halifax and Europe, as part of its strategy to “manage and recover its network in response to capacity constraints."

Military February 3, 2023 How high can you fly? The dangers of hypoxia

Instrument flight rules (IFR) flight permits operations at high altitudes — often well above inclement weather and icing levels. But there are dangers that must be fully understood if they are to be avoided, including hypoxia.

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.@globalxairlines Crossing Airlines Group, Inc. will commence revenue cargo flights with the #A321 Passenger to Freighter aircraft (pending final FAA-approved documentation).

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As part of the @RCAF_ARC 's #Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade project, plans call for the CH-149 airframe to be identical to Norway's AW101-612 platform, but some #avionics components will differ.

Read the full story here: https://skiesmag.com/news/rcaf-cormorant-airframe-identical-norwegian-aw101-612-avionics-differ/

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 1st Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base shot down a Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon.

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https://skiesmag.com/press-releases/f-22-safely-shoots-down-chinese-spy-balloon-off-south-carolina-coast/

Instrument flight rules (IFR) flight permits operations at high altitudes — often well above inclement weather and icing levels. But there are dangers that must be fully understood if they are to be avoided, including hypoxia.

Read the full story here:
https://skiesmag.com/news/how-high-fly-dangers-hypoxia-aviation/

Aura Aero has signed an agreement with Thales in order to jointly develop a new-generation connected avionics solution, adapted to #electric and hybrid regional #aviation .

Read more here: https://skiesmag.com/press-releases/aura-aero-thales-collaborate-to-decarbonate-regional-aviation/

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