Cockpit Voice Recorder Still Missing In 3,600 Feet Of
Authorities have confirmed that the Flight Data Recorder from an
Airbus A310 which went down off the coast of the island of Comoros
has been recovered. Some debris and the bodies of six of the
passengers have also been found in the search.
Airlines Must Submit Paperwork Outlining Reductions In CO2 By
Airlines may be required to obtain permits regarding their CO2
emissions to land at European airports, and could face problems
flying in European airspace after 2012 unless they join the EU's
carbon trading scheme.
Boeing sent a letter to the South Carolina Secretary of Commerce
Wednesday seeing assistance in permitting the former Vaught
assembly plant for manufacturing the 787 Dreamliner. Boeing
spokesman Russ Young called the move "procedural."
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Warfighters will receive critical intelligence, surveillance and
reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities sooner, now that the airborne
test bed developed by Lockheed Martin has received its Experimental
Airworthiness Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Lockheed announced the certification Wednesday.
Middle East Is The Only True Growth Region In Either
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced
international scheduled traffic results for July showing passenger
demand declining 2.9% compared to the same month in the previous
year while freight demand was down 11.3%. The international
passenger load factors stood at 80.3%.
Aircraft Must Fly 10 Feet In The Air And Hover 60
OK, so it's not exactly the X-Prize, but still it is a
significant amount of money. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has increased
the prize in the Igor I. Sikorsky Human-Powered Helicopter
Competition more than ten-fold to $250,000.
Boeing's operation at the former Kelly Air Force Base just
outside San Antonio hopes that when the Dreamliner goes into
production, as many as 1,700 jobs will be added at the facility to
work on the all-composite aircraft.
$163 Million To Keep Training And Research Aircraft Flying
NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Sciences Corp.
of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for
astronaut training and flight research. The contract has a
potential value of approximately $163 million.
Experience EAA AirVenture 2009 as You Have Never Seen Before
Each July, Oshkosh Wisconsin becomes home to hundreds of thousands of aviation enthusiasts from all corners of the world as visitors flock to EAA AirVenture. Started in September of 1953, the gathering has grown into the world’s foremost aviation event. During the week, roughly 10,000 attending aircraft transform Wittman Field from a quiet country airport to the world’s busiest air traffic control center.
Catch a Sneak Peek of Aero-TV’s Exclusive Interview with Matt Younkin
Aero-TV is premiering a new aspect to our video coverage, offering viewers the opportunity to preview one of our upcoming exclusive features. This aero-minute offers a sneak peek of our time with Matt Younkin at EAA AirVenture 2009.
Experience EAA AirVenture 2009 as You Have Never Seen
Each July, Oshkosh Wisconsin becomes home to hundreds of
thousands of aviation enthusiasts from all corners of the world as
visitors flock to EAA AirVenture. Started in September of 1953, the
gathering has grown into the world’s foremost aviation
Catch a Sneak Peek of Aero-TV’s Exclusive Interview with Matt
Aero-TV is premiering a new aspect to our video coverage,
offering viewers the opportunity to preview one of our upcoming
exclusive features. This aero-minute offers a sneak peek of our
time with Matt Younkin at EAA AirVenture 2009.
Test Airplane And Static Test Units Are Prepped For Wing And
We've been hearing this for a week or so, but Boeing has finally
made it official. The company announced late Thursday that the
first flight of the 787 Dreamliner is expected by the end of 2009
and first delivery is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of
Helicopter Maker Says New Rotor Technology Will Improve
As part of an effort to improve helicopter performance, Sikorsky
has begun whirl testing a demonstration rotor system with active
flaps. The effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the
Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). Sikorsky Aircraft
is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
The Super Jumbo Will Be Placed On Sydney To LA And London
Qantas Airways has taken delivery of its fourth Airbus A380,
with the aircraft arriving in Sydney following a ferry flight from
Toulouse, France. The addition of the aircraft to the fleet will
see Qantas A380 services increase at Los Angeles and London from
"The FAA has established procedures for operation within
the Hudson River class B exclusion area that are designed to
minimize the risk of collision, but as this accident demonstrates,
there are still situations when these established procedures are
Source: NTSB Chairman Deborah A. P.
A predetermined maneuver which keeps aircraft within a specified
airspace while awaiting further clearance from air traffic control.
Also used during ground operations to keep aircraft within a
specified area or at a specified point while awaiting further
clearance from air traffic control.
Aero-Linx: Human Powered
The site has not yet been updated to reflect today's
announcement of the $250,000 prize, but it is a good starting
place to learn about competition to build a human powered
helicopter. It will be an engineering marvel when it happens.