Helicopter Operator Bristow Emerges From Chapter 11
The company, which provides helicopters for oil-and-gas support operations and search-and-rescue services, has emerged with $535 million of new capital and a substantially reduced debt load by implementing a reorganization plan approved by a bankruptcy court in Texas in early October.
Long-range Business Jet Needs Spur New Engine Advances
Long a pioneering force for advances in avionics, aerodynamics and systems, business aviation is increasingly a champion for new propulsion technology, particularly in the fiercely contested heavy metal sector of the market.
In a Nov. 5 message on Twitter, the FAA said the second phase of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) will test technologies to remotely identify drones in high-density airspace.
Turboprop Type Certificate, Drawings, Aircraft For Sale
A Meyers 200.
Interceptor Aircraft Co. has placed for sale the FAA type certificate, drawings, jigs, tooling and blueprints of the Interceptor 400, a pressurized single-engine turboprop, as well as the shared type certificate and tooling for the Meyers 200 piston-powered version.
Thrush Aircraft Completes Restructuring With New Ownership
Thrush Aircraft, based in Albany, Georgia, has completed a 10-week restructuring and has new ownership and leadership. In August, the company announced it had filed a petition for Chapter 11 reorganization and was cutting a percentage of its workforce.
As it gears up to measure the public acceptability of reduced sonic booms, NASA is seeking proposals for an audio system capable of capturing high-resolution acoustic data from flights of its Lockheed Martin X-59 QueSST low-boom demonstrator over communities across the U.S.