An ATR-42 turboprop with 43 passengers and four crew on board
went down just after takeoff from Ciudad, Gauyana, according to
Venezuelan state television. 11 of the passengers were fatally
injured, and another two dozen were hurt in the accident.
Mechanics Would Receive Healthy Raises, Signing Bonuses
Continental Airlines and the International Brotherhood of
Teamsters announced Friday they had reached a tentative agreement
on a new labor contract with the (IBT) representing Continental
aircraft maintenance technicians and related employees.
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Looks To Form A "Brokerage Service" For Intellectual
NASA is seeking information from potential partners who could
provide no-cost brokerage services for intellectual property
transactions, such as patent brokering, to help transfer NASA-owned
technologies into the U.S. marketplace.
One of the 'Shiniest' Of The Magnificent Planes From 'The Last Time'
The Last Time was an organization created for the sole purpose of reuniting flying examples of the Douglas DC-3 and the people associated with them, for one last time. The goal of the organization was to celebrate this aircraft and these people. Twenty-six DC-3/C-47 aircraft converged at Rock Falls, Illinois for a weekend long celebration, while over 15,000 guests visited the airport to see these historic airplanes and meet their crews. It was a wonderful reunion where old friends met and new friendships developed. It is unlikely that such a gathering will ever occur again.
One of the 'Shiniest' Of The Magnificent Planes From 'The Last
The Last Time was an organization created for the sole purpose
of reuniting flying examples of the Douglas DC-3 and the people
associated with them, for one last time. The goal of the
organization was to celebrate this aircraft and these people.
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) confirned Thursday that the
U.S. Air Force will be extending its contract with Atlas Air, Inc.
for the flight training of Air Force pilots and flight engineers
who fly the VC-25, also known as Air Force One, and the E-4B
National Airborne Operations Center through 2011.
U.S. Army Golden Knights Selection And Assessment Begins
Sixteen individuals hoping for a spot on the U. S. Army's
official parachute team have begun the rigorous assessment and
selection process to determine if they'll earn the right to wear
the official Golden Knights patch.
Last Known WWII B-17 Pilot Will Address Volunteers, Sign
The US Sport Aviation Expo is very pleased to announce that
Colonel Harold D. (Hal) Weekley, USAF (Ret.) will attend and
participate in the 2011 Expo, scheduled for January 20-23, 2011 at
Sebring Regional Airport, Sebring, FL.
normally conducted by a single-engine military aircraft
experiencing loss or anticipating loss of engine power or control.
The standard overhead approach starts at a relatively high altitude
over a runway ("high key") followed by a continuous 180 degree turn
to a high, wide position ("low key") followed by a continuous 180
degree turn final. The standard straight-in pattern starts at a
point that results in a straight-in approach with a high rate of
descent to the runway. Flameout approaches terminate in the type
approach requested by the pilot (normally
Aero-Linx: GA Pilot’s
Guide to Preflight WX Planning, WX Self-Briefings, and WX Decision
This guide is intended to help general aviation (GA) pilots,
especially those with relatively little weather-flying experience,
develop skills in obtaining appropriate weather information,
interpreting the data in the context of a specific flight, and
applying the information and analysis to make safe weather flying
"The Tandem Team enables the Army to reach out to
influential citizens and give them a taste of the professionalism,
leadership and teamwork that is involved in giving them a
Source: Lt. Colonel Joe Martin, U.S. Army
Parachute Team, "Golden Knights." The Tandem Team focuses on
bringing the public closer to the Army experience as well as the
sport of skydiving.