US officials tell ANN eight coalition personnel were killed, and
14 others were wounded early Sunday when a coalition CH-47 Chinook
helicopter had a sudden, unexplained loss of power and control and
crashed in eastern Afghanistan.
Carrier Scraps Weekend Schedule, To Reboot Operations
It ain't easy being JetBlue this week. Days after a strong ice
storm stranded its jets on the ramp at JFK -- resulting in the
kinds of headlines previously reserved
for American Airlines -- the low-cost carrier "pre-cancelled" a
full 23 percent of its scheduled flights this weekend.
Five satellites... one rocket. Just past 6 pm EST Saturday,
NASA's THEMIS mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force
Station in Florida, racing into space on the flaming power of three
rocket stages and nine solid rocket motor.
Certification Of Three-Plane Fleet Expected In Next Few
ANN has learned Boeing's second uberjumbo Dreamlifter, a
specially modified 747-400 used to transport major composite
structures of the upcoming 787 Dreamliner, completed its first
flight Friday in Taipei.
Aero-News learned this week Tulsa, OK-based charter airline Omni
Air International (OAI) has selected Wingspeed Corporation's XLLink
Flight Information Architecture (XFIA) to manage automated
paperless operations, voice, and messaging on its fleet of DC-10
and B757-200 aircraft.
"It's not exactly unusual weather for Denver. We don't
know what it is... It's kind of a mystery at this point. It's truly
Source: Frontier Airlines spokesman Joe Hodas,
commenting on a series of unusual incidents Friday involving planes
at or near Denver International Airport. Over a dozen airliners
suffered cracked windscreens, including two planes parked at the