NMPR For Transport Category Aircraft Published In Federal
The FAA is proposing a significant expansion of its icing
certification standards, including a new requirement that
manufacturers show that airplanes can operate safely in freezing
drizzle or freezing rain, conditions that constitute an icing
environment known as "supercooled large drops" (SLDs).
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Brings Avidyne MFD Capability To Rotary Wing Market
Vista Aviation of Pacoima, California, has completed the first
helicopter installation of the Avidyne EX600 Multi-Function Display
(MFD), Avidyne said Monday. The installation was completed in a
Eurocopter A-Star 350B and approved under a FAA Form 337.
Supercomputing Center Designed For Long-Range Climate
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD recently
introduced the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS), an
integrated set of supercomputing, visualization, and data
interaction technologies that will enhance agency capabilities in
weather and climate prediction research.
Unsanitary Preparation Conditions May Cause Food-Borne
Airline food has never had much of a reputation, and it seems to
only rarely be served any more, at least on most domestic flights.
But the FDA has recently cited a number of airline catering
facilities for unsanitary conditions over the last two years,
according to government documents.
"Greatest Generation" Veterans Will Fly From OSH to D.C. To
EAA, American Airlines, and the Honor Flight Network have joined
together to give World War II veterans the opportunity to visit the
powerful memorials dedicated in their honor with an Old Glory Honor
Flight departing from EAA AirVenture 2010.
Authorities Say It Had Nothing To Do With The Banner
An airplane towing a banner which read "Tiger: Are You My
Daddy?" was asked to leave the airspace near the U.S. Open in
Pebble Beach, CA, on Sunday. While the FBI says such a request near
a large gathering of people is not uncommon, the FAA tells a
Director Lon Smith Describes Wichita’s
Living Aviation History Museum
The Kansas Aviation Museum is more than just a showcase for
Wichita’s rich aviation history; it is history. Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places, the museum is housed in
Wichita’s original municipal airport terminal.
Dedicated on March 31st, 1935, the Wichita Municipal Airport served
as a major mid-continent stopover for commercial operations as the
last stop before crossing the Rockies to Denver or Los
White House Says It Is A Leading Collaborative, Responsible,
and Constructive Use of Space
President Obama announced the administration’s new
National Space Policy Monday. The policy expresses the
President’s direction for the nation’s space
activities, and articulates the says is his commitment to
reinvigorating U.S. leadership in space.
Witnesses Said PA-32 Appeared To "Have Trouble Gaining
A preliminary report from the NTSB in the crash of a Piper PA-32
which fatally injured a family of four indicates that the aircraft
struggled to gain altitude on departure from Springerville
Municipal Airport in Arizona.
ADS-B Joins WAM Systems To Improve Safety, Particularly In
Although Alaska was one of the first places where ADS-B
technology was tested, it's finally become SOP. Air traffic
controllers in the Alaska region are now officially using Next
Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) technology to
improve safety and efficiency in Alaska’s rugged terrain.
"As a consequence of the company’s last and final
offer the union and its representatives will have no choice but to
delay our vote in order to allow our members to consult on the
Unite joint general secretary Tony Woodley.
What happens when you attach a digital SLR camera to a balloon
and send it to the fringes of the atmosphere? Some amazing photos
of the fringe of space. That is what the Pacific Star missions are