International Air Transport Associations Meeting Opens
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam will open
the IATA 67th International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual
General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Singapore
Advanced Training In A "Complex Air-To-Air Environment"
Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadrons 242, 533 and Marine
Fighter Attack Squadron 314 aviators wrapped up the first week of
the Marine Division Tactics Course at Marine Corps Air Station
Iwakuni in Japan Thursday.
EADS North America has appointed Michael Cosentino to be Senior
Vice President and Head of Strategy and Development. He will be
responsible for overseeing the company's future strategy for
growth, as well as leading the mergers, acquisitions, and business
development functions at EADS North America.
Skymark Airlines is the most recent addition to Boeing's 737
Component Services Program (CSP), a move that Boeing says will help
the airline reduce its spare parts costs, an important advantage in
the low-cost carrier marketplace.
Would Give Pilots, Cabin Crews Access To Government Personnel
In An Emergency
The developer of an inflight messaging service says it plans to
deploy a new Emergency-911 Service that will help airline pilots
and staff to alert up to 100 government personnel simultaneously in
the event of an inflight crisis.
The ratio of the amount of radiation reflected from an object's
surface compared to the amount that strikes it. This varies
according to the texture, color, and expanse of the object's
surface and is reported in percentage. Surfaces with high albedo
include sand and snow, while low albedo rates include forests and
freshly turned earth.
Aero-Linx: 'GPS: The First
Global Navigation Satellite System'
The Coalition To Save Our GPS is offering a FREE copy of
a book, entitled "GPS: The First Global Navigation Satellite
System." The 151 page book is downloadable in PDF format and offers
a solid look at the history, capabilities and future of the GPS Nav
“We’re training pilots and air intercept
controllers to be better instructors themselves... We’re
training them to be standardization officers and to keep the
standard across the fleet.”
Source: Col. Christopher Mahoney, MAG-12
commanding officer, in comments related to the completion of
the first week of the Marine Division Tactics Course at Marine
Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Japan.