New 1View platform transforms technical publications for Textron Aviation customers

WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 27, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the launch of its innovative technical publications platform – 1View – where Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker customers can access all maintenance manuals, flight documents and service information for their aircraft.

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Flight Safety Aircraft Occurrence Summary Released for CF-18 crash

CK2007-0055-03
09 Feb 07
Cold Lake, Alberta
A CF-18 Hornet, from 410 Tactical Fighter (Operational Training) Squadron, over Cold Lake Air Weapons Range (CLAWR). The aircraft was flown by Captain Corey Liddle, student at 410 Squadron during his last training flight of Fighter Pilot course serial 40 (FPC-40).
Photos by Cpl Jean-Francois Lauzé, 4 Wing imaging

February 27, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence’s Airworthiness Investigative Authority has issued the report From the Investigator in relation to the fatal CF-18 accident of November 28, 2016 near 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta.

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VT Halter and Hornbeck Offshore in arbitration; Farstad Shipping vessels win charter contracts

Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
Schottel optimizes propulsion for Briese newbuilds
February 27, 2017 — In close cooperation with both parties, Schottel performed enhanced CFD investigations to determine the optimal aftship configuration incorporating nozzle support and streamlined body between rudder and hull. As a result, a streamlined CPP installation will enable a power reduction of 3.7 percent.

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT : 2017 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship | April 7-9 | Charleston, SC

All Melges 24s are cordially invited to attend and race the
2017 U.S. National Championship in Charleston, South Carolina on April 7-9.
Early Entry Deadline : Wednesday – March 1, 2017

Registration:

Online Registration | Download A Notice of Race (NOR)
View Current List of Entries | Schedule of Events

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour title hangs in the balance after crucial Leg 5 win for Team Al Mouj Muscat

EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2017
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Team Al Mouj Muscat (OMA) have kept their dreams of dethroning EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour champions EFG Bank Monaco (MON) alive by pipping them to victory in the nail-biting final offshore leg of the Arabian classic last night.

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Okayama University research: Potential cause of Lafora disease revealed

LB formation is increased by nitric oxide (NO)  Representative images of (a) untreated or (b) NO donor treated wild-type Laforin-expressing cells are shown.  Green, cells stained for Laforin and LB; blue, nuclei. 

Okayama University research: Potential cause of Lafora disease revealed

(Okayama, 27 February) Researchers at Okayama University report in the journal  Matters, a potential third factor in the pathogenesis of Lafora disease.  In addition to gene mutations, chemical modification of the enzyme Laforin induced by nitrosative stress is found to be a likely cause of the illness too.

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