December 25th Incident Shows The Responsibility For Preventing
Terrorism Should Be Shared
The Ministers of the Member States of the European Union,
together with the Vice President of the European Commission and the
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security of the United
States of America, meeting informally last week in Toledo, (Spain),
discussed current terrorists threats
Both Were Involved In High School Aviation Program
A weekend accident in Ellis County, Texas has claimed the lives
of a Dunbar high school student pilot and his instructor. The plane
went down while conducting training maneuvers outside Waxahachie.
The flight originated at Dallas Executive Airport, where the
program is based.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.28.10 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.28.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: DOT's New Rules on Airline Tarmac Strandings -
01.28.10 (ANN Special Report, with Flyer's
Rights' Kate Hanni)
Modified Gulfstream GIII To Undertake Mapping Mission
In response to the disaster in Haiti on Jan. 12, NASA has added
a series of science overflights of earthquake faults in Haiti and
the Dominican Republic on the island of Hispaniola to a previously
scheduled three-week airborne radar campaign to Central
Composite Construction Under Consideration For Human
A NASA team looking into design concepts for future space
capsules has successfully demonstrated that an all-composite
structure is a feasible alternative to traditional metal capsules
for carrying astronauts into space and returning them safely to
Earth, the agency announced Monday.
Commercial Airlines Have Strong Ties In The Caribbean
On January 17, 2010, Continental pilots Capt. Luis Salazar,
Capt. David Lyons, and F/O Ian Dutton flew a relief mission to
Haiti. American Eagle, began delivering aid into Haiti one day
after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated the impoverished
Duncan Aviation Answers Questions With New Whitepaper
Duncan Aviation recently released a white paper that addresses
common questions and misperception about Wide Area Augmentation
Systems (WAAS) Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV)
Organizers Say It Indicates A "Light At The End Of The
Having put a difficult 2009 behind them, manufacturers
representing a broad cross section of the business airplane market
plan to have a presence at the AERO tradeshow, being held April 8
to 11 at the exhibition center in Friedrichshafen.
Company King Air Can Carry Up To 1,300 Pounds Of Supplies
L-3 Avionics Systems’ chief pilot, Todd Scholten, and Mark
Linsley, aftermarket business development representative and pilot,
left Tuesday afternoon to deliver desperately needed medical
supplies for the Haiti earthquake relief effort.
One Hundred Years of Tradition Reborn in the Seastar CD-2
After being introduced to aviation by Count Zeppelin, Claudius Dornier founded his first company, Dornier Metallbauten, in 1914. Over the years, the company remained an integral part of the emerging aviation industry, producing more than 100 designs for both the civil and military markets. Through the process, Dornier accomplished numerous technological advancements including the first fully metal aircraft. Building on the family's aviation legacy, Claudius Dornier Jr. turned his focus to the design, production, and operation of flying boats. After years of development, Dornier received the first type certificate for an all-composite commercial aircraft.
FAA Administrator Emphasizes Continued Focus on Pilot Professionalism
At the 2009 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention, Randy Babbitt took to the stage once again to promote safety and professionalism in aviation. With nearly 70,000 operations throughout the U.S. each day, and over 753 million people transported each year, Babbitt continues to place safety in the aviation workplace as his number one FAA Administrator priority.
One Hundred Years of Tradition Reborn in the Seastar
After being introduced to aviation by Count Zeppelin, Claudius
Dornier founded his first company in 1914, Dornier
Metallbauten. Over the years, the company remained an
integral part of the emerging aviation industry producing more than
100 designs for both the civil and military markets.
FAA Administrator Emphasizes Continued Focus on Pilot
At the 2009 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
convention, Randy Babbitt took to the stage to once again promote
safety and professionalism in aviation. With nearly 70,000
operations throughout the U.S. each day, and over 753 million
people transported each year, Babbitt continues to place safety in
the aviation workplace as his number one priority as FAA
There are several reasons why you might want to fly the exciting
new aircraft that the LSA category is spawning. Perhaps you want to
learn to fly for half the money in half the time. Or you already
have a Private Pilot’s license and you want to fly cheaper.
Or perhaps you can no longer pass a Class 3 medical. Whatever the
reason, it’s time to check out all those new aircraft.
Space shuttle Endeavour is set to begin a 13-day flight to the
International Space Station with a February 7 launch from NASA's
Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Liftoff is planned for 0439 EST,
making this the final scheduled space shuttle night launch.
Big Two Opposed To "Favorable" Financing For Regional Jets
With the spectre of Bombardier CSeries jets eating into their
market share, Airbus and Boeing are working together to oppose the
Canadian government's proposal to finance the CSeries under rules
that currently exist for smaller aircraft.
All Air Traffic Controllers in Dayton, Ohio know is that the FAA
plans to move some of their operations to Columbus "sometime this
summer," but NATCA says the agency has not yet specified which
functions or how many jobs will be moved across the state, or what
their jobs will be when they get there.
Will Spend Some Time In A New Zealand Jail For His Trouble
Airport security officials at Christchurch International Airport
in New Zealand didn't need a full body scanner to detect something
was wrong with a German passenger attempting to board an
international flight. The man had 44 small lizards sewn into a
package hidden in his underwear.
Used by ATC to advise a pilot to resume his/her own navigational
responsibility. It is issued after completion of a radar vector or
when radar contact is lost while the aircraft is being radar