Numbers Are "Way, Way Up" Even During Time Of Recession
With five months completed and roughly two months remaining in
the 2009 North American air show season, the news regarding air
show attendance is a stark contrast to what other industries are
experiencing amid a recession of historic proportions. The air show
industry will see record attendance during the 2009 season.
Airspace Will Be Affected September 15th To October 2nd
Four separate TFR's will be in place around New York City when
the United Nations General Assembly meets next month, one of which
will be in effect for two weeks. The initial NOTAM for the UNGA-64
will be in effect from September 15th through October 2nd,
City Hopes To Convert Former Air Force Base To Commercial
The Myrtle Beach, SC city council got its first look at plans to
convert parts of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base into an
Aviation Park, which Hugh Owens with the Myrtle Beach Regional
Economic Development Corporation says could bring thousands of jobs
to the area and millions of dollars to the local economy.
Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Says Procurement Timeline A Major
The U.S. military must leverage information technology to
deliver capabilities to the battlefield and needs to catch up with
technology before the nation falls behind in cyberspace, the vice
chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a speech in
Montgomery, AL, Monday.
20 Days Set Aside for Re-Paving, New Lighting Installation
The Salina Municipal Airport primary runway will be closed from
September 8 to 27 due to airport improvement construction.
Runway 4-22 will periodically be shut down during this time. During
the closure, crews will place asphalt and complete the LED taxiway
"(W)e've yet to hear from even a single air show with
lower attendance than they had expected and nearly all of our
events are reporting that they are way up as compared to the last
time they held the show."
Source: John Cudahy, ICAS president.
Even though pre-season football is underway, this has nothing to
do with the gridiron. It is the first 3,000 feet of the runway
beginning at the threshold. The area is used for determination of
Touchdown Zone Elevation in the development of straight-in landing
minimums for instrument approaches.
By the time you read this, Discovery may already be on her way
to ISS following a couple of delays. We'll be providing mission
updates, of course, but if you'd like to really get down into
the fine print, you can check out this website from NASA.
MANUFACTURER: Boeing Model 767 Airplanes. This
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