Remos Aircraft has just completed a cold weather testing program
in Grand Forks, N.D. The Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) was taken to
the northern region by the Remos factory in an effort to determine
how the aircraft would perform in extreme cold environments.
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Honored For McDonnell Douglas Work On Mercury Spacecraft
An IEEE Milestone award in Electrical Engineering and Computing
from the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
has been presented to Boeing in recognition of the company's work
on the Mercury spacecraft.
Boeing 747 Purchased As New Flying Testbed For Next-Gen Engine
A $60 million investment has been made by GE Aviation to
purchase and refurbish a Boeing 747-400 aircraft and turn it into a
new flying test bed that will test the next generation of jet
engines-starting with the LEAP-X engine.
U.S. Army pilots with Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), completed
annual deck landing qualifications for their CH-47 Chinook and
UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters on board amphibious dock-landing ship
USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), Feb. 12-15.
Package Includes FMS That Could Mean Significant Fuel Savings,
The list of subcontractors that will supply parts and systems
for the new KC-46A tanker is starting to become more clear. Monday,
GE Aviation said it had been selected to provide advanced
technologies in mission control systems for the Boeing KC-46A.
After years of packing up truck loads of nylon fencing, fence
posts, barrels, signs, tents and more for storage, this year's
Virginia Regional Festival of Flight volunteers will have a huge
Designed To Minimize Runway Incursions By Support
The NTSB has had runway incursions on its "Most Wanted" list of
transportation safety improvements every year since the list's
inception in 1990. The FAA has similarly made "reduction in the
number and severity of runway incursions" one of its top
Efficient, Lean, Uplifting... The Pipistrel Virus Is The Uncommon LSA
There is little like it in all of sport aviation... an altogether different breed of Light Sport Aircraft designed to wrest every ounce of lift out of square inch of lifting area... with as little drag as possible. It's called the Pipistrel and two separate versions of the aircraft offer the Aero-Efficient Pilot to seek one of the most unique rides in the sport aviation universe.
Efficient, Lean, Uplifting... The Pipistrel Virus Is The Uncommon
There is little like it in all of sport aviation... an
altogether different breed of Light Sport Aircraft designed to
wrest every ounce of lift out of square inch of lifting area...
with as little drag as possible. It's called the Pipistrel and two
separate versions of the aircraft offer the Aero-Efficient Pilot to
seek one of the most unique rides in the sport aviation
Cirrus CEO Says Planes Will Be Made In Minnesota, Others Think
The Handwriting Is On The Wall
Cirrus CEO Brent Wouters says that the company's new owners,
Chinese Industry General Aircraft Company, is committed to
continuing to build the popular GA airplanes in Duluth, MN. But
some long-time industry watchers are skeptical.
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Exits Chapter 11 As Reorganization Plan Takes Effect
Mesa Air Group’s Plan of Reorganization became effective
Tuesday, allowing the company to emerge from its reorganization
under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Mesa and its related
subsidiaries entered bankruptcy protection on January 5, 2010.
Six aviation educators earned Master Instructors accreditations
in the month of February. All were accredited as Masters by Master
Instructors LLC, the international Master Instructor accrediting
Forest Service Crew Finds Out The Hard Way Abut Frozen Lake
On December 2, 2010, a Super Cub with tundra tires landed on a
frozen lake in Alaska and fell through the ice; everyone onboard
was rescued. The Forest Service's summary notes certain things
indicate that ice may not be able to support an aircraft.
“Today marks a new beginning for Mesa, one that
allows the company to build on its almost 30-year history and
reestablish ourselves as one of the world’s leading regional
airlines.” Source: Mesa Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Jonathan Ornstein.