Also Announces New Flitestar Version For Enhanced Weather
Jeppesen has introduced an avionics data solution to support
leading light sport and experimental aircraft original equipment
manufacturer (OEM) providers, including Advanced Flight Systems,
Dynon Avionics, Garmin and MGL Avionics.
Preflight Planning Intelligence Based On Unique Radar
Pilots in Canada who have been looking wistfully south at their
counterparts in the U.S. using their iPhones and iPads for
pre-flight weather now have the same technology available to them.
Weather Decision Technologies (WDT) and ForeFlight have brought
Canadian radar to ForeFlight Mobile 3 HD.
Brian Brennan Survived IED Explosion, Now Inspiring Others
Every war veteran has a story, but U.S. Army Capt. Brian
Brennan's has been making headlines ever since his Humvee exploded
in Afghanistan and the 23-year-old was left fighting for his life.
It's a story that B&S Aircraft wants others to hear and
celebrate during this year's "Salute to Veterans" at
Honda Aircraft Company released a program update for its
HondaJet advanced light jet program at AirVenture Monday. Topping
the list of advancements was power-on for its first conforming
flight test aircraft.
The Board of Directors of Textron announced Thursday they have
elected Scott C. Donnelly as Chairman of the Board, effective
September 1, 2010. Mr. Donnelly, 48, is currently Textron's
president and CEO.
Aveos Fleet Performance is pleased to announce that it has
signed twelve year Engine and Airframe Maintenance Agreements with
Air France. Aveos says this strengthens its role as a
leading MRO with globally recognized engine and airframe overhaul
Welcome to Aero-TV's daily update from Airventure 2010, for Thursday, July 29th.
ANN's Jim Campbell offered some personal memories in introducing the Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship. John L. Petersen, President and founder of The Arlington Institute, announced two notable changes to the board of The Lindbergh Foundation.
Welcome to Aero-TV's daily update from Airventure 2010, for
Thursday, July 29th.
ANN's Jim Campbell offered some personal memories in introducing
the Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship. John L. Petersen,
President and founder of The Arlington Institute, announced two
notable changes to the board of The Lindbergh Foundation.
Secretary Of Transportation Appears At Oshkosh As Well
FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt made his second appearance in as
many days at AirVenture 2010 in Oshkosh on Thursday, but his "Meet
the Administrator" appearance this year was a bit of a letdown from
last year's strong showing.
IndUS Aviation Announces A Partnership With Chinese To Provide
Aircraft For China and Other Countries
Dallas-based IndUS Aviation has signed an agreement with Chinese
investors and officials to move production of the Thorpedo LSA from
the current plant in Dallas, Texas to the new LuYangHu General
Aviation Development in Weinan Municipality, Shaanxi Provence,
One of the more unusual new designs at Oshkosh in 2010 is OMA
SUD's prototype Skycar, which is on display here at AirVenture.
This new light twin from Italy is certified in Europe, and FAA
certification is expected in December.
By Dan Billingsley
Access for all is the driving force behind Jeppesen training
team as they strive to help students be more successful. A
staggering 75% of the students that begin flight instruction either
fail or don't complete the training, and Jeppesen is out to change
that statistic with what they call "Complete Training
Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) Created to Advance
Green Technology in Aviation
During the World Electric Aircraft Symposium at AirVenture on
Friday, Erik Lindbergh will be awarding the first set of prizes
designed to promote the practical development of electric aircraft
by recognizing specific advances in this emerging clean technology
‘Touch Planning’ And ‘Bring Your Own
Procedures’ For Pilots, 'Enterprise' For Flight
ForeFlight is at AirVenture showing off the new ‘Touch
Planning’ and ‘Bring Your Own Procedures’
capabilities in ForeFlight Mobile HD for iPad, the best-selling
preflight intelligence and flight support app for pilots.
Avimech Aircraft is displaying their 'Dragonfly' Helicopter this
week at AirVenture. At first glance it looks like a bare bones
single place helicopter. Then you look at the rotor blade tips and
realize there is something different.
Unit Provides Enhanced Safety For High Work-Load IFR
Avidyne Corporation has announced the Lincoln, MA-based company
has received an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)
approval for their recently-certified DFC90 Digital Flight Control
System which enables speed-based Flight Envelope Protection.
"LEAP represents the perfect focal point to light up
both kids and adults. We are literally teaching the next generation
to imagine and create their future."
Source: Erik Lindbergh, Founder Of The
Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize.
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