Parked Flight Design CTLS In Front Of The Brevard County Government Complex
A nearly 90-year-old pilot who flew P-47 Thunderbolts and P-51 Mustangs during WWII made a perfect deadstick landing in a Flight Design CTLS LSA Friday after experiencing an engine problem with the airplane. Neither 89-year-old pilot Col. Victor Hernandez or his passenger, identified a Tim Hayes, were injured in the incident.
Airline's Version Of The Agreement Is Chosen, Concluding The Negotiations
Air Canada said Sunday that it along with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) have received the decision of the arbitrator, Mr. Michel Picher, in the final offer selection arbitration conducted in accordance with the process legislated by the federal government in the Protecting Air Service Act.
Airplane With Four Aboard Went Through A Perimeter Fence At DeKalb-Peachtree Airport After Landing
A Hawker Beechcraft 400A went off a runway and through an airport fence after landing at at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK) in Decatur GA, Monday morning. Authorities reported only minor injuries among those on board the aircraft.
Centerpiece To Enhance New Space Exhibit At The Spirit Of Flight Center
May 24, 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of Astronaut Scott Carpenter’s launch and orbit of the Earth. Commander (USN, retired) Scott Carpenter was the second of NASA’s Project Mercury astronauts to accomplish this feat, with Senator John Glenn being the first American to orbit the Earth.
Airport Will Host Static Aircraft Display For Association’s 2012 Convention
A new procedure at Orlando Executive Airport (KORL) in Florida the host facility for the Static Display of Aircraft at the NBAA's upcoming 65th Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2012) – will allow more efficient operations year-round at ORL by enabling controllers to position aircraft on the runway prior to takeoff clearance.
Two Civilian BAe 146 Airplanes To Be Converted For Military Use
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a $24.2 million contract to BAE Systems for the conversion of two BAe 146-200QC (Quick Change) aircraft from commercial to military configuration for use by the Royal Air Force.
A More Detailed Look At The Biggest News Story Of Heli-Expo 2012
Bell helicopter did more than just put on a good show for the attendees of Heli-Expo 2012... they signalled to one and all that they are intent on recapturing past glories. Once the world's pre-eminent helicopter builder, Bell's glory days have been eclipsed by aggressive product development at Eurocopter -- which now proudly carries top billing in the world's heli-builder sweepstakes. It wasn't always that way... and if Bell proves to be good to its word and new direction, it may just topple Eurocopter and go on to lead the heli-world once again.
Agencies To Coordinate Standards For Human Space Transportation
The FAA and NASA have signed an historic agreement to coordinate standards for commercial space travel of government and non-government astronauts to and from low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station (ISS). The two agencies will collaborate to expand efforts that provide a stable framework for the U.S. space industry, avoid conflicting requirements and multiple sets of standards, and advance both public and crew safety.
Letter To President Larry Flynn Details Concerns About The Planemaker's Role In The Investigation
Among the documents contained in the NTSB's public docket of information which will be used to determine the probable cause of the April 2nd, 2011 accident involving a flight-test version of the G650 are letters exchanged between NTSB Chair Deborah A.P. Hersman and Gulfstream president Larry Flynn about the company's role in the accident investigation.
Part Of A Crew Of Three Which Launched Saturday In Space-Docking Attempt
One of the crew which will attempt China's first docking between two spacecraft in orbit is also that country's first woman in space. 33-year-old Air Force Major Liu Yang was aboard the Schenzhou-9 spacecraft when it lifted off form the Jiuquan Launch Center in the northwestern Gobi Desert.
Aéroports de Montréal, Bombardier Aerospace And Porter Airlines Fly Biofuel Flights With Porter Q400 Turboprop
Aéroports de Montréal (ADM), Bombardier Aerospace and Porter Airlines joined forces Monday to launch the inaugural flight of a series of biofuel flights which will deliver Raymond Benjamin, the Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).
Says There Is The Potential To Reduce CO2 Emissions By More Than 40 Percent
Airbus and Air Canada on Monday made what they billed as North America’s first “Perfect Flight” over international borders, with the goal of cutting CO2 emissions by more than 40 percent compared to a regular flight. The commercial flight on an Airbus A319 aircraft from Toronto, Canada to Mexico City combined the use a modern, state-of-the-art aircraft, powered by sustainable alternative fuels, guided by streamlined Air Traffic Management procedures and facilitated through best practice operations to under-pin the industry’s four pillar strategy to tackle carbon emissions.
The pilot of an airplane scheduled to perform at the Legacy Air Show in Rexburg, ID, went down during a practice session Friday night. While the airplane was reportedly a total loss, pilot Buck Roetman suffered only a sprained ankle in the accident.