ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.06.11 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.06.11 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Viking Aircraft's HF-110 Engine -
05.06.11 (ANN Special Report, withANN's Jim
Campbell talks with Jan Eggenfellner, owner of Viking Aircraft
Sheeringa, Epps, And KilKeary To Serve The Organization
NATA elected three new members to its board of directors
Wednesday at its annual membership meeting. The new members are S.
Michael Scheeringa, president, Signature Flight Support, Marian
Epps, chief financial officer, Epps Aviation, and Ed Kilkeary, Sr.,
founder and CEO, L.J. Aviation.
Noise And Vibration Reduction Through High-Authority Flaps
Sikorsky Innovations says it has completed wind tunnel testing
of its active rotor system equipped with high authority flaps. The
effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the U.S. Army Aviation
Applied Technology Directorate (AATD).
Gates And Partners Reviews Business Aviation In Europe
UK aviation law firm Gates and Partners, G&P, has seen a
positive start for the European business aviation market in 2011.
The London-based law firm is seeing a more robust market and notes
that sources of aviation finance are becoming more
Dick Degraw is an aircraft builder whose creations attract
serious onlookers. Not many self-taught engineers and machinists
branch out from racing and servicing motorcycles to building and
flying their own deep-intermeshed, twin rotor helicopters, but
that's just one of Dick's novel creations.
House Armed Services Subcommittee Votes To Continue Funding ...
Under Certain Conditions. GE Says It Will Bear Costs
The F136 engine under development by Rolls Royce and GE simply
refuses to fade peacefully away, as members of a House Armed
Services Committee (HASC) subcommittee voted to re-open the engine
competition ... if the Pentagon has to ask Congress for more money
to complete the F135 engine.
Families Of Those Lost "Very Divided" Over Recovering
Salvage teams working on the wreckage of Air France Flight 447,
which went down nearly two years ago on a flight from Rio de
Janeiro to Paris, have recovered a body still strapped into its
seat and raised it to the surface.
"Today We Celebrate A First -- And We Celebrate The
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden issued a statement Thursday
about the 50th anniversary of United States human spaceflight. On
that date in 1961, Alan Shepard became the first American to fly in