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May 20, 2024
Summary of industry news in commercial aviation, business aviation, airlines, and social media
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Commercial Aviation

  • Boeing omitted safeguards on 737 MAX that were used on military jet – WSJ –Reuters
  • Before 737 MAX, Boeing’s flight-control system included key safeguards – WSJ  (subscription required)
  • Unexpected cracking found on critical Boeing 737 next generation part – KOMO
  • Record US tariff award over Airbus aid could fuel trade tensions- Reuters
  • Uber and Blade have a new helicopter competitor in the United States – and it’s backed by one of the world’s largest aerospace companies – Business Insider

Business Aviation

  • LHT unveils interior concept for VIP A220- AIN


  • Thinking outside the plane: Airlines with non-airline branches – Aiirline Geeks
  • France blames XL Airways collapse on Oslo aid, appeals to EU – Reuters
  • Beijing Daxing airport opens but you won’t be using it soon – Forbes
  • FAA testing whether airplane seats are too close together for safe evacuation – Fox Business
  • Facial recognition technology tested at Las Vegas airport – Las Vegas Review-Journal


  • 1st SAS #A350 MNS358 named Ingegerd Viking rolled out of the paintshop with SAS new livery – Twitter
  • This is how the seaplane take off from the land- Twitter

Urban Air Mobility

  • Korea Aerospaces’ NI-600VT Unmanned Helicopter’s Successful First Flight – UASWeekly
  • Cezeri, Turkey’s First Flying Car Debuts – Daily Sabah Tech

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Ernest Arvai
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