'Celebration Of His Life' To Take Place May 21st In San
Captain Walter M. Schirra, Jr., USN (Ret.) national hero and one
of America’s original seven Mercury Astronauts will be
memorialized during a private ceremony at the Fort Rosecrans
National Cemetery on May 21st. Schirra was the only astronaut
to fly in NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space
You're going to have to dig a little deeper if you want to pony
up the bucks for one of Embraer's breathlessly awaited Phenom 100s.
Embraer has announced an increase in the price of the Phenom 100
jet, effective July 1, 2007. The aircraft will be priced at US$
2.98 million for the FAA certified bird, based on January 2005
economic conditions in a baseline configuration. The current price
of the Phenom 100 is US$ 2.85 million.
Aero-News has learned M7 Aerospace recently named Emory (Buck)
Kilgore to the position of Vice President of Aerostructures
Manufacturing, with responsibility for M7's manufacturing and
Bellanca-Champion Club West Coast Fly-In: June 8-10
The Fly-In Committee of the Bellanca-Champion Club has announced
their first 'Gold Country Air Tour' as part of their annual West
Coast Fly-In. Program chair Ozzie Levi has compiled 'an exciting
tour of towns and historical sites' around Columbia, CA, site of
the Fly-In, June 8 through 10.
A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report,
released Thursday, on last Friday's C182 (file photo, below) crash
in Asheville, NC, points to possible equipment malfunction,
resulting in a partial panel problem.
A new cargo freighter launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in
Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 10:25 p.m. CDT
Friday with more than 2.5 tons of fuel, air, water and other
supplies and equipment aboard.
Line Oriented Flight Training is training in a simulator
with a complete crew using representative flight segments that
contain normal, abnormal, and emergency procedures that may be
expected in line operations.
“2006 was another record year for Columbia and we
expect our growth in 2007 to continue at the same manageable
pace... We’re consistently delivering
four aircraft per week and our order book continues to grow. This
is a great start to the year.”
Source: Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing
President Wan Majid, in comments associated with the news that
columbia's 1Q/07 deliveries exceeded last year's.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1146
Issue Date: May 11, 2007 at 1236 UTC
Location: Andrews AFB, Maryland near ANDREWS VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: May 17, 2007 at 1630 UTC
Ending Date and Time: May 20, 2007 at 2100 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force
Thunderbirds and other teams
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Andrews AFB (ADW) Air Traffic Control Tower,