An inquiry into the September 4, 2006 death of a Canadian
soldier in southern Afghanistan has determined the pilot of a US
Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt was "solely responsible" for what the
board called a "preventable" error.
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
Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael Moseley is
accelerating delivery of the Defense Department's December 2009
goal of 21 daily MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle combat air
patrols, or CAPs, by one year.
Aero-News has learned the navAero t-BagC2 EFB computer and
display hardware was recently chosen as the flight deck
hardware-of-choice for Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service -
Central Operations - to equip their growing fleet of Pilatus PC12s
with a full-service Class 2 EFB technology solution.
"...Given the nature of such operations, the associated
risk cannot be reduced to zero."
Source: Lt.-Gen. Michel Gauthier. A Canadian
inquiry released Friday into the September 4, 2006 friendly fire
death of a Canadian soldier in southern Afghanistan has determined
the pilot of a US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt was "solely
responsible" for what the board called a "preventable" error.