American Propeller Service Named West Coast Service Center
Propeller manufacturer Whirl Wind Aviation has teamed up with
Ameritech Industries, parent company of American Propeller Service
and Eagle Engines, to sell and service Whirl Wind propellers on the
To Premiere Alongside Elite VLJ At AirVenture 2007
At the 2007 Lakeland Fly-In in April, Epic Aircraft announced
one of many lofty goals: to fly two newly-designed, just-announced
aircraft -- the Victory single engine jet, and Elite
twin-engine VLJ -- to Oshkosh later in the year. Epic looks well on
its way to making good on those promises.
Talk about a change in flight plans. A jet belonging to Scottish
budget carrier Flyglobespan was struck by lightning June 28 before
a scheduled flight to Ireland while sitting at John F. Kennedy
International Airport -- and subsequently grounded.
With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture
2007 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough...
ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of
us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest
Carrier Says EU Failed To Investigate State Aid Complaints
Ryanair, Europe's largest low-fare airline, announced it will
sue the European Commission in the European Courts for failure
to take action on a number of state aid complaints involving Air
France, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Olympic Airways, which were
submitted to the Commission more than a year ago.
RQ-7A Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Deployed December
United Industrial Corporation announced this week a US Army
RQ-7A Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft, designed and produced by
its subsidiary AAI corporation, has been selected for induction
into the aircraft collection of the Smithsonian Institution's
National Air and Space Museum for outstanding service over
Manufacturer Appeals To Hearts, Wallets In Bid For KC-X
As part of its quest to win a lucrative US Air Force tanker
contract, on Friday Boeing noted the state of Illinois would
greatly benefit from an estimated 3,300 direct and indirect jobs if
the manufacturer's 767-derived tanker gets the nod. The economic
activity generated in Illinois will exceed an estimated $140
The DUSTOFF Association is a nonprofit veterans' organization for
Army Medical Department enlisted and officer personnel, aviation
crewmembers, and anyone else involved with Army aeromedical
evacuation programs in war or peacetime.
A crater formed by the high-speed impact of a meteorite,
asteroid, or comet with a solid surface. Craters are a common
feature on most moons, asteroids, and rocky planets. They range in
size from a few centimeters to over 1,000 km across.
"Commercial airline passengers shouldn't continue to
subsidize corporate jets. If we don't restore equity, then as
chairman of this aviation subcommittee, I will address the equity
issue by looking for ways to limit general aviation access to
congested airspace... There are ways to do that, and we will find
Source: Senate aviation subcommittee Chairman
John D. Rockefeller (D-WV) during Thursday's Senate Finance
Committee hearing on FAA funding reauthorization.