For Some Companies, It Was Sadly Lacking At Sebring
Aviation has such a strong mystique and charisma to it, that
anyone can make money in it. Aviation is not a get rich quick
field. It's a get rich slowly, consistently, doing what you want to
do, while being paid for flying field. And anyone can do it.
2010 Sport Aviation Expo Company Attendees
Reflect on the LSA Market
ANN Note: As we cover the 2011 US Sport
Aviation Expo, ANN has to admit that we have great concerns about
the direction and viability of the LSA market. While events like
the US SAE have done a spectacular job (no kidding... we are truly
impressed) of helping to provide a focal point for all things LSA,
the poor direction provided to LSA by the FAA and a number of the
alphabet associations leaves us wondering whether or not the the
tremendous potential offered by the LSA market will ever get the
chance to become a reality.
However, Union Says Management Must Recognize Pilots’
Contributions To Airline As Company Emerges From Bankruptcy
First Officer Marcin Kolodziejczyk, chairman of the Mesa Air
Group (MAG) unit of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l
(ALPA), issued a statement after the announcement today that
the U.S. Bankruptcy Court confirmed MAG’s Plan of
Concerns Raised About 'Direct Connection' Options Offered By
More than 115 of the nation's largest travel companies and
organizations have launched "Open Allies for Airfare Transparency,"
an industry-wide effort to urge major airlines to share all of
their fare and ancillary fee information through the distribution
systems they currently use.
What To Do When No Departure Procedure Is Issued With
Some confusion exists as to what a pilot is supposed to do when
a "Cleared as Filed" clearance is issued by ATC from an airport,
but no Departure Procedure (DP) is assigned in the clearance. ATC
at some airports may not issue a Departure Procedure as part of the
"Glory" Will Improve Understanding Of The Sun, Earth's
NASA's newest Earth-observing research mission is nearing
launch. The agency says the Glory mission will improve our
understanding of how the sun and tiny atmospheric particles called
aerosols affect Earth's climate.
First 2011 Luncheon Held At The Recently-Opened Facility
The Wichita Aero Club launched its third year by focusing a
spotlight on the Air Capital's newest aviation resource-the
National Center for Aviation Training ... and its new president and
chief executive officer, Dr. Tony Kinkel.
His Suspicions Led To The Arrest Of 9/11 Terrorist Zacarias
ANN has received word from ALPA that Capt. Clarence "Clancy"
Prevost, pilot with Northwest Airlines for 25 years before retiring
in 1993, has passed away. Prevost is probably best known for his
actions in 2001 as a simulator instructor working for a flight
school near Minneapolis.