The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded contracts to Textron and Gulfstream for the purchase of new aircraft that will augment the agency’s environmental and hurricane data-gathering capabilities. NOAA awarded a contract to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for the purchase of a new Gulfstream G550.
SkyBahamas flight Q7460 returned to land at Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport, Bahamas when the crew was forced to shut down the number one engine. A passenger reported seeing "oil coming out of the engine." Five passengers and three crew on the flight were onboard the Saab 340 twin-engine