Allows U.S. And European Airlines Flexibility In Selecting
The United States and the European Union reached agreement
Thursday on an expansion of their historic 2007 Open-Skies
agreement that will provide for greater U.S-EU cooperation on a
wide range of aviation issues.
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03.26.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
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ANN Special Feature: Part II - Fighting the FAA
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Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced an agreement with the
Colombian Ministry of Defense on Wednesday to establish an S-70
Black Hawk Helicopter Training Facility at the Colombian Air Force
Base in Melgar, Colombia.
Flightwise, a web-based flight tracking service, announces the
availability of its flight tracking applications for the iPhone
mobile platform. The applications provide easy-to-use, mobile
versions of the same data available at the flightwise.com
Signals mimicking those coming from a future European satellite
system have been successfully tested by Eurocopter and Funkwerk
Avionics with a helicopter test flight using an EC145 equipped with
the Galileo test bed GATE.
Analog Instruments Will Be Replaced With COTS System From
ASB Avionics LLC (ASB) under contract with the University
Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is performing
ASB’s FAA Certified, Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS),
Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) on National Center for
Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) EC-130Q research aircraft.
Larry Roberts Will Be Responsible For Sales, Marketing, Program
Larry D. Roberts has been named senior vice president,
Commercial Business of Bell Helicopter, the company announced
Wednesday. Roberts will be responsible for the sales, marketing and
program development of Bell's line of commercial helicopters.
Will Carry A Dual Payload Of Civilian And Military
Arianespace has set March 26 as the launch date for its initial
Ariane 5 mission of 2010, Ariane Flight V194. The launch will carry
SES ASTRA's ASTRA 3B commercial telecommunications satellite and
the COMSATBw-2 secure relay platform for the German armed
WAI Conference Attendees Offer Their Perspectives on the Aviation Industry
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.” Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.
WAI Conference Attendees Offer Their Perspectives on the Aviation
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in
Aviation International organization held their 21st annual
conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney's Coronado
Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme,
"Aviation – It’s a Small World."
Major General Robert A. Harding Tells Commerce Committee That
Israeli Security System Could Be A "Blueprint" For U.S.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and
Transportation held a full committee hearing Tuesday on the
nomination of Major General Robert A. Harding (U.S.A., ret.), to
lead TSA as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland
Flight Attendants, Air Transport Association,
Airports Organization Give Bill Boffo Reviews
The latest reaction to Monday's vote in the U.S. Senate passing
the FAA reauthorization bill is from The Association of Flight
Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), representing 50,000 flight attendants at
22 airlines, and the Air Transport Association, the airlines' trade
Aviation Interests Win Latest Round In A Long-Simmering Battle
Over Grant-Valkaria Airport
The Grant-Valkaria Airport (X59) community tells ANN on
Wednesday that, after years of hard work on the part of the local
aviation community, the Brevard County (FL) Commission unanimously
approved the acceptance of federal and state funding for critical
safety improvements at the airport.
Documents Bolster Both Bilateral Border And Aviation
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet
Napolitano joined with Mexican Interior Secretary Fernando
Francisco Gómez-Mont Tuesday to sign two arrangements to
bolster aviation and border security between the United States and
High-Wing Airplane Joins The Sting From SportairUSA
The first Sirius SLSA from TL Ultralight is now available to
fly. SportairUSA, LC, the North American distributor for the Sirius
and the Sting S3, is offering introductory flights at the North
Little Rock, Arkansas, Municipal Airport (KORK).
The FAA has approved an STC allowing Innovative Solutions &
Support (IS&S) to install the Class 3 Electronic Charts and XM
Satellite Weather upgrade to the Avio NG integrated cockpit system
of the Eclipse Aerospace EA500 Very Light Jet.
"I understand your inability to make a clear answer, but
I'm going to be very interested in following this."
Source: Senator Kaye Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
during a conformation hearing for General Robert Harding (Ret) to
The National Museum of the Air Force has assembeled what it
calls its "Cold War Gallery," which is a listing of links to
information about every airplane spanning the years of the Cold War
and reveal how technological achievements of the era led to the
advanced systems being applied in modern combat.