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February 6, 2023, 5:04 AM

Chinese Balloon Downed in First Kill for the F-22 Fighter

The Chinese surveillance balloon had been tracked across Canada and the U.S. amid worldwide public interest.

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A CBP officer captures facial biometrics of an international traveler at HNL
Jun 2, 2022 - 12:21 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has introduced biometric facial comparison technology at all international airports across the United States.
R22 helicopter
Apr 25, 2022 - 2:59 PM
A Massachusetts man who had his license revoked in 2000 following a conviction for helicopter theft has now been found guilty of flying without a license.
Mar 28, 2022 - 11:50 AM
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed that a Global 6500 and a Citation Latitude owned by Eugene Shvidler have now been seized by the UK government.
Mar 16, 2022 - 12:06 PM
Responding to sanctions against Russian individuals and companies over the invasion of Ukraine, the Isle of Man has deregistered multiple private aircraft.
Leonardo AW139 sold to National Nuclear Security Administration
Mar 15, 2022 - 7:17 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has ordered two AW139s.
Mar 10, 2022 - 12:39 PM
Business aviation companies now face new pressures to ensure they do not breach sanctions and other restrictions on Russian-controlled aircraft.
Private jets on the ramp at Farnborough Airport in the UK
Mar 9, 2022 - 10:36 AM
A Luxembourg-registered Global 6500 was prevented from leaving Farnborough on March 8 as UK officials investigate possible Russian connections.
FAI Challenger 604 air ambulance on the ramp outside FAI hangar
Mar 9, 2022 - 10:18 AM
FAI Aviation Group has formed a partnership with Osprey Flight Solutions and will utilize Osprey's risk-management platform.
FlightRadar 24 map of Ukraine on February 15, 2022.
Feb 17, 2022 - 7:28 AM
Security group Osprey Flight Solutions uses technology and past experience to unravel the risk management equation for aircraft operators in danger zones.
Feb 14, 2022 - 9:07 AM
Ukrainian International Airlines has been forced by insurers to move some aircraft out of the country, despite assurances from its government.