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A preliminary ATSB report into the cause of an amateur-built Acroduster aerobatic biplane crash near Bribie Island in August has found that two eye bolts used to secure the aircraft's upper wings failed due to fatigue cracking.

General Aviation

The incident saw the two-seat Extra EA-300’s propellor collide with the Guimbal Cabri G2’s fuselage, and the G2’s landing skid in return puncture the aircraft’s fuel tank.

General Aviation

Charter, FIFO and special missions operator Cobham has welcomed its third Embraer E190 to its fleet, with the new jet performing its first passenger flight this week.

General Aviation

The event, originally due to take place in July and then October, takes place at Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield, a one hour drive from the Queensland capital.

General Aviation

According to the ATSB’s preliminary report into the incident, the aircraft was fully intact prior to the collision, and there was no evidence of pre-impact defects with the aircraft’s flight controls, aircraft structure, or engine.

General Aviation

Two of the four people on board the R44 Raven I were killed when it broke up in-flight shortly after departure in Broome, WA, on 4 July 2020, but the exact cause of the breakup is still to be determined.

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