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The Birth of In Flight Entertainment (IFE) on Helicopters

Ian G. Hall - Bristow Helicopters - Circa 1979

Sometime around June 1979 while employed as a “contractor” (temporary hire) at Bristow Helicopters in Redhill, Surrey, UK, Ian Hall mentioned to George Arnold (Avionics Manager), that rather than passengers sitting in the back of the aircraft with ear defenders and the pilot having to use hand signals to communicate, he could design a system where passengers could listen to music in

Guyana Airways DHC-4 Caribou Registration 8R-GDR

8R-GDR at Timheri, Guyana

DHC-4A: Construction # 292
Accepted from de Havilland by Guyana Airways: June 22, 1970
Registration: 8R-GDR
Purchased by Proair: UNK
Registration: C-GVYX
Purchased by Air Inuit: UNK
Purchased by Wardair: UNK

Guyana Airways DHC-4 Caribou Registration 8R-GDO

Guyana Airways Caribou DHC-4A - Guy Spence, Fazil Khan, Albert Issacs, Roland Dasilva

DHC-4A: Construction # 291
Accepted from de Havilland by Guyana Airways: June 07, 1970
Registration: 8R-GDO
Purchased by St. Louis Airways: June 1981
Leased by Air Inuit: 1981
Registration: C-GVYW​
Crashed 48 miles SW of Bridgetown, Barbados:​  June 14, 1981

8R-GAG (#1) Cessna 206

8R-GAG#1 Cessna 206

 Capt. George A Grandsoult acquired This aircraft to replace his Islander which got damaged after landing in Lethem.

This 206 crashed in Dadanawa Rupununni while taking off, hitting a fence at the end of the runway. No one was hurt but the 206 was destroyed

Boeing Receives FAA Approval of Certification Plan for 787 Battery Solution


EVERETT, Wash., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the company's plan to test and certify improvements to the 787's battery system. Successful completion of each step within the plan will result in the FAA's approval to resume commercial 787 flights.

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