Shuttle Endeavour astronauts spent seven hours Saturday working
on the International Space Station's starboard Solar Alpha Rotary
Joint. Things were going so well on the mission's third spacewalk
that they wanted to extend it, but mission controllers instructed
them to call it a day.
GM, Ford Both Cutting Costs After Congressional Criticism
On Wednesday, top executives from Detroit's Big Three automakers
appeared before Congress to ask for a $25 billion industry
bailout... but instead were dressed down for their lavish travel
expenses to Washington and basically having no plan for what to do
with the money.
Gulf War I Program Expanded To Assist Wounded Airmen
The Air Force Warrior and Survivor Care Program is reaching out
to wounded airmen from the point injury on the battlefield and
throughout their rehabilitation and reintegration and beyond, the
program's manager said last week.
Glasair Aviation is the latest planemaker to announce it is
going to assist the Federal Government -- and prospective pilots --
with the economic recovery, by offering customers three
limited-time money-saving offers.
Degrees Available For Wings Students, Flight Training Available
For ERAU Students
The Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis grew just a bit
closer this week as Wings Aviation, St. Paul’s premier flight
school, joined forces with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University’s Minneapolis campus.
TAT Group's leasing subsidiary, AIR Ltd., took delivery last
week of an ATR 72-500 aircraft which marks the 40th ATR aircraft
delivered to the TAT Group. The aircraft will be leased to Bangkok
"It would have been done anyway. It's just the travel
cutbacks have been so severe. It's just not being
Source: General Motors spokesman Tom Wilkinson.
On Friday, GM and Ford Motor Company both issued statements
announcing their intention to cut travel costs by reducing the size
of their corporate jet fleets. Wilkinson maintained the struggling
automaker had already made plans to return the jets due to cuts in
travel spending, even before the automaker executives were
criticized in Washington last week for each flying from Detroit
onboard three separate bizjets.