AD NUMBER: 2008-22-06
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-22-06
SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for certain Boeing Model 767-200 and -300 series
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.12.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.12.08
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Meet The New President:
11.12.08 (ANN Special Report, with Craig Fuller,
president-elect of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots
There's more saber-rattling to report from the Mideast. On
Tuesday, state-run media reported Iran test-fired a new short-range
missile near that country's border with Iraq... a clear signal to
the United States against any violation of Iranian airspace.
The election of Democrat Barack Obama as the next American
president has left onlookers questioning the future of US defense
spending... but aerospace analysis firm Forecast International
predicts spending won't decrease significantly under an Obama
Civil Air Patrol Senior Member and Air Force Colonel Eric Boe
will soon achieve what many dream of and few accomplish -- the
chance to travel into space. An astronaut with NASA, he will pilot
the Space Shuttle Endeavour for mission STS-126, his first voyage
It's Gonna Get Loud Near Promontory, UT Next Thursday
NASA and ATK will conduct the first full-scale test fire of the
motor for a new launch abort system at 1 pm MST, November 20, at
the ATK Launch Systems facility in Promontory, UT. The launch abort
system will increase crew safety for NASA's Constellation Program,
which is building the next-generation spacecraft to carry
astronauts to the International Space Station by 2015 and the moon
America's plans for opening the space frontier, including new
exploration of Earth's moon and future voyages beyond, are featured
in an interactive exhibit that will be open to the public in
Sunrise, FL November 12-14.
Info-Packed Second Annual Latin America/Caribbean VLJ Conference Concludes In Miami
Even though the 2008 National Business Aviation Association's annual conference came to an end barely a month ago, that doesn't mean that all BizAv-related events were done for the year. ANN was pleased to aid the VLJ - Latin America and the Caribbean conference in seeking dialogues, answers and discussion on matters concerning VLJ operations in an impressive market segment. Operators and interested customers just completed a gathering (a few hours ago) in Miami intended to allow attendees to brainstorm ways to spur on the very-light jet industry, and the growth of business aviation in general, throughout Latin America.
Info-Packed Second Annual Latin America/Caribbean VLJ Conference
Concludes In Miami
Even though the 2008 National Business Aviation Association's
annual conference came to an end barely a month ago, that doesn't
mean that all BizAv-related events were done for the year. ANN was
pleased to aid the VLJ - Latin America and the Caribbean conference
in seeking dialogues, answers and discussion on matters concerning
VLJ operations in an impressive market segment.
UAL Flight Arrives At New Col. H. Weir Cook Terminal
The $1.1 billion 're-imaging' of the Indianapolis International
Airport was officially christened Tuesday, with a formal ribbon
cutting followed hours later by the arrival of the first passenger
This week's announcement by delivery company DHL that it will
drastically slash its air and ground operations in North
America leaves air cargo shippers scrambling for alternatives,
and possibly facing higher prices as a result.
747-400 Powered By Sustainable Fuel To Fly December 3
Air New Zealand and Boeing announced Tuesday that December 3
will be the date for the
airline's sustainable biofuels flight from Auckland using a
747-400 jetliner. Conducted in partnership with
Rolls-Royce and UOP, a Honeywell company, one of the airplane's
four Rolls-Royce RB211 engines will be powered in part using
advanced generation biofuels derived from jatropha.
Travelers Admit To Wide Range Of Behavior To Pass Time
The following report is to be taken at least somewhat
tongue-in-cheek... we hope. Online travel community IgoUgo.com
recently surveyed its members and found that more than 73 percent
of travelers said they are spending more time in airports due to
flight delays or layovers. But what was really surprising was just
what people are up to on their layovers.
Qref Media announced last week at AOPA Expo a completely new
line of quick reference checklists for GPS and avionics systems.
Most aviation, marine and personal systems are covered by available
or soon-to-be-released titles, including Garmin, Lowrance,
Bendix/King, Honeywell, L3, Magellan, Avidyne, Eagle, Hummingbird,
Cirrus, and Diamond Aircraft. New releases are added regularly.
"Thank You For Your Courage... For Your Sacrifice"
On his last Veterans Day as commander in chief, President Bush
paid tribute to all those who have worn the uniform of the Army,
Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard during a speech
Tuesday at the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York
CIRCOR Aerospace Products recently announced Daniel Godin has
joined the Aerodyne Controls team as General Manager. Godin reports
directly to Christopher R. Celtruda, Vice President CIRCOR
Aerospace Products. He will have responsibility for business and
financial profitability, operations, supply-chain and team
management of the Aerodyne Controls business unit, as well as
driving strategic growth initiatives.
The P-38 National Association is a non-profit organization whose
purpose is to collect data and memorabilia to preserve and
perpetuate the memory of this classic WWII aircraft -- the P-38
"Lockheed Lightning" -- for future generations.
"The decision to move forward with this terminal was a
complicated one. It was a bold step for the city at the time. The
airlines were against this at the time because of the cost. But
obviously in retrospect, it was a wonderful
Source: Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith,
speaking at Tuesday's opening of the new $1.1 billion Col. H. Weir
Cook Terminal at Indianapolis International Airport.