Aero-News learned Friday the Team JCA partnership, led by
Raytheon and EADS CASA North America, submitted its final proposal
revision (FPR) to the US Army and Air Force for the Joint Cargo
Aircraft program January 30, beating the deadline by one day.
Now that talk of a possible merger with Delta has been put to
rest, pilots for America West and US Airways are demanding airline
management turn their attention back to settling issues still
present nearly two years after the new US Airways was created by
the announced merger of the two carriers.
You can almost hear television character Tim "The Tool Man"
Taylor harumphing in the background... as Lancair International and
Barrett Precision Engines told ANN Friday the companies have teamed
up to offer a new line of Lancair Reno Edition Engines.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 02.02.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.02.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Return To The Skies As A Sport
Pilot, Part Two: 02.02.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Rob
Oceanside Municipal Airport in Southern California isn't going
anywhere -- it will remain open in perpetuity. Representatives with
the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association tell Aero-News the FAA
made that crystal clear last week in a letter to Oceanside Mayor
Pilots and management at regional carrier Comair went down to
the wire once again in talks Thursday for a new contract... until a
federal bankruptcy judge extended the deadline for such an
agreement to be reached, giving both sides a chance to 'cool
Boeing is truly soaring on wings of gold lately. In recent news
the company beat out rival Airbus in the annual airliner order race
for the first time since the first part of this decade. Now the
industrial giant reports its fourth-quarter profits beat Wall
Street expectations -- in a spectacular fashion!
ANN has learned New York City-based L-3 Communications' Link
Simulation and Training (L-3 Link) division won a $51.1 million
follow-on production contract to build five additional US Army
Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) suites.
"New products at Cessna are generating extraordinary
Source: Textron CEO Lewis Campbell, on news
Cessna broke its own backlog record with $8.5 billion worth of
orders on the books. That's a 35 percent increase over a year ago,
and means the planemaker is sold out for 2007.