Wednesday, February 1, 2023

DCNewsroom most popular posts January 2023

1.) NTSB report shows pilot and passenger were in plane “not to be flown” - A preliminary report released in January by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows a pilot and passenger were riding in a plane that was “not to be flown.” [Full story]

2.) Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70 first flight at Greenville facility - Lockheed Martin's F-16 Block 70 performed its first flight in January at its Greenville, S.C., facility. [Full story]

3.) Delta Air Lines orders a dozen more A220 aircraft - Delta Air Lines firmed up an order for a dozen more A220-300 aircraft, bringing the airline’s total firm order for A220s to 119 aircraft. [Full story]

4.) Air Force orders 15 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers under $2.3 billion contract - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $2.3 billion contract for the ninth production lot of 15 KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft, expanding its fleet of multi-mission aerial refuelers. [Full story]

5.) FBP outlines air charter service contract for prison inmate in New York - The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBP): Metropolitan Detention Center, located in Brooklyn, N.Y., put out a request last month for air charter services to transport a prison inmate to the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners. [Full story]

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