Liftoff will come a little later for Endeavour. NASA
announced Friday the agency will postpone Endeavour's scheduled
launch by 24 hours, in order to give the shuttle processing team
some extra time in readying the orbiter.
A Look At Doolittle's Shell Oil Co. "Gullwing" Beauty
Tom Dinndorf of Baudette, MN owns more than an immaculately
restored 1938 Stinson SR-10 Reliant -- he owns a piece of aviation
history. The "gull-wing" Stinson he bought in 1971, built for the
Shell Oil Company and delivered on August 12, 1938, was flown by
none other than aviation great Jimmy Doolittle himself.
As they say in Texas, ya better put yer boots on... it's gettin'
deep. This week, US Airways and American Airlines took to Capitol
Hill, touting the carriers' respective strengths as each vies for
the latest route to China.
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced Friday the remains of two U.S. servicemen, missing
in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be
returned to their families for burial with full military
While Captain Jim Lovell (USN, Ret.) is perhaps most well known
for his role as Commander of the ill-fated NASA Apollo 13 mission,
which was made even more famous by the 1995 movie of the same name,
many may not know of his long and extensive history as a General
Aviation pilot. Lovell shared some of that history with ANN at this
year's EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, an event he is quite familiar
It's not a bad place to be if you're an aeronautically-minded
student... but it's a really nice place to work if you have a
family. For the third year in a row, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University has been named one of Central Florida’s Top 100
Companies for Working Families.
Embraer and Air France/KLM group signed a contract this week for
20 E-Jets, consisting of four Embraer 190 and six Embraer 170 jets
for Régional, an Air France subsidiary, and 10 Embraer 190s
for KLM cityhopper.
"Airports are not governmental by nature any more than
a theater is governmental by nature."
Source: Comair attorney Ed Stopher. Fayette
County Circuit Court Judge James Ishmael ruled Thursday Blue Grass
Airport in Lexington, KY cannot be sued for damages stemming from
the deadly takeoff crash of a Comair CRJ-100 last August, as it
falls under "sovereign immunity" as an entity of the merged
Lexington-Fayette County government.