No Survivors Reported On Atlasjet Flight Carrying 56
A Friday accident originating from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport
has involved an Atlasjet MD83 that went down just outside the city
of Isparta, with a total loss of life. The Turkish Atlasjet
airplane, leased from World Focus Airlines, took off with 49
passengers and 7 crew members.
For the launch of space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-122 mission,
NASA managers are urging all aircraft pilots and boaters to fully
comply with the airspace, bridges and waterway restrictions imposed
around Kennedy Space Center prior to and during shuttle launches
Corporate Angel Network (CAN), the national public charity that
provides free air transportation to treatment for cancer patients
by using empty seats on corporate and fractional aircraft,
announced Thursday the receipt of a $25,000 charitable donation
from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Offers Unique Features Compared To Other North American
Innotech Aviation told ANN this week it has begun construction
of its new 41,000 square foot, twin-bay aircraft paint facility
located at Montreal's Pierre Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in
Dorval, Quebec. The detailed design was finalized earlier this
fall; the hangar is scheduled for completion in May 2008.
Finally... news this week from Cessna that doesn't include the
words "SkyCatcher" or "Columbia." The Kansas-based planemaker
announced Thursday the first charter certificate for the Citation
Mustang has been issued to L.J. Aviation.
Full-Scale Facility Also Used To Tweak Existing CTsw
As part of its new aircraft model plans and to better
incorporate changes aimed at fulfilling customer requests, Flight
Design recently put their CT development model though a full-size
wind tunnel evaluation. Such testing is routine in aerospace
companies... but is rarely done with a 100%-scale aircraft.
Bell Helicopter and the US Army Aviation Applied Technology
Directorate (AATD) have signed an agreement to develop and mature
state-of-the-art Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) Technologies.
Bell's winning proposal for this three year program includes risk
sharing partners Honeywell International and Goodrich Corporation,
in addition to a variety of internationally recognized
universities, small businesses, and consultants.
Carefree Group, Inc. management Thursday that it has closed the
Company’s acquisition of Aviation Flight Services, LLC. Based
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, AFS offers a premium charter
service with a comprehensive range of personalized luxury
This site is dedicated to all those who flew and served in the US
8th Army Air Force Fighter Command during World War 2. It is a
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"Our objective is to work with AATD to develop robust
technologies that will not only be embedded in future aircraft
designs, but will also be retrofittable to the Army's fielded fleet
Source: Elaine Vaught, Bell's Senior Vice
President of Engineering, following an announcement in which Bell
Helicopter and the US Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate
(AATD) have signed an agreement to develop and mature
state-of-the-art Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)