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italian army takes delivery of its 60th and final uh 90a helicopter
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Italian Army Takes Delivery Of Its 60th And Final UH-90A Helicopter

Italian Army UH-90A (Image credit: NHIndustries) Italian Army’s UH-90A helicopter fleet handover complete. The Esercito Italiano took delivery of the the 60th and final UH-90A (NATO designation for the Italian Army NH90 TTH) multirole helicopter. The aircraft, assembled at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera facility, was handed over the service on Nov. 25, 2022, during an official …

ntsb calls for special operating rules for alaska air tours
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NTSB Calls For Special Operating Rules for Alaska Air Tours

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday published a letter urging the FAA to develop and implement new airspace regulations for Ketchikan, Alaska, a popular air tour area. The proposed framework of regulations would be, according to the NTSB release, “…specific to Ketchikan to require more conservative flight visibility minimums and enhanced weather training …

a c 2 greyhound pilot on the tradition of growing a mustache while underway on deployment
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A C-2 Greyhound Pilot On The Tradition Of Growing A Mustache While Underway On Deployment

Rob Roy and his copilot aboard a C-2 Greyhound. Here’s some background about one of the most famous traditions in the military. While their roots are not completely clear, “deployment mustaches” (i.e. a mustache grown by soldiers during a military deployment) have without any doubt become popular within the fighter pilot community during the Vietnam …

more than three dozen helicopters take part in exercise falcon autumn 2022
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More Than Three Dozen Helicopters Take Part In Exercise Falcon Autumn 2022

CH-47F Chinooks of 298 Squadron. (All images: Author) Falcon Autumn 2022 saw the participation of Dutch, U.S. and Polish helicopters. Between Oct. 31 and Nov. 18, 2022, exercise Falcon Autumn 2022 took place in the Netherlands. Over 1,000 troops and 37 helicopters from three nations trained together to prepare for large airborne operations. The participating …