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    CH-146 Griffon

    Is there a direct successor to the 412? The UH-X? I think the public will be in sticker shock when the F35 bills start to come in and will be very supportive of a conventional utility helicopter.
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    CMMA - replacing the CP140 Aurora

    Maybe chase storms on the weekend....
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    "UK to issue ‘threat alert’ over China’s attempts to recruit RAF pilots"

    Ex-Marine Corps Harrier Pilot Who Worked In China Has Been Arrested
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    Old Swiss tank simulator

    Remember seeing a similar system used for RAF Jaguar training. Doesn't seem practical but it is cool.
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Pipeline pig in case others were also wondering Various types of pigs for your pipeline. https://www.theprocesspiping.com/introduction-to-pigging-in-pipeline/
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    Ukraine - Superthread

    Are these things plug-in?
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    Herc on Floats for Spec Ops?

    XC-8A ACLS: redesignation of C-8A following conversion for use as an Air-Cushion Landing System research aircraft; instead of conventional landing gear it has an inflatable but perforated rubber air cushion which permits operation from and to almost any type of surface, including ice, rough...
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    De Havilland Cannada announces new calgary manufacturing facility

    If the 515 is going to be a Dehavilland Canada product then it will need a name other than "Firefighter". DHC-9 Pine Beetle? Beaver,Twotter,.....DHC-9 Cooter?
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    Herc on Floats for Spec Ops?

    C130 seems to be the guinea pig for questionable modifications to an aircraft. They wanted to land one in a stadium in Iran to rescue hostages and then take-off using rockets for super stol performance.
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    Hurricane Fiona

    The radio just mentioned what stormchips were here in Vancouver. Apparently you can get several flavours combined all in one bag. Hopefully this storm just blows all the leaves (but no trampolines)down the street!
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    Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

    Operational pause on Snowbirds lifted after cause of accident determined, but remaining 2022 performances cancelled https://skiesmag.com/news/operational-pause-on-snowbirds-lifted-after-cause-of-accident-determined-but-remaining-2022-performances-cancelled/
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    Snowbird pilot OK after crash landing

    "The engine failure was due to an improperly assembled oil filter." CT114051 - From the Investigator - Flight Safety - Royal Canadian Air Force - Canada.ca
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    De Havilland Cannada announces new calgary manufacturing facility

    eBeaver conversions? https://www.flyingmag.com/harbour-air-makes-first-point-to-point-flight-with-electric-beaver/
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    The WTF News Files

    There was a Victor bomber that got airborne during a high speed taxi. Im thinking maybe just keep them parked and run up the engines or they're going to lose one.
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    The WTF News Files

    https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/retired-vulcan-bomber-plows-into-a-field-during-high-speed-taxi-run
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