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August 03, 2008

SpaceX Goes 0-3 On Reaching Orbit

Founder Musk Remains Determined

Three attempts... three failures. No matter the reasons -- or how unfair that simplistic characterization might be in the field of rocketry --  that's the tally after the third unsuccessful launch of a Falcon 1 rocket by Hawthorne, CA-based SpaceX.

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OSHCast 2008 Aero-TV Daily Update: It's A Wrap!!

The Party's Just About Over!

Oshkosh 2008 is about to take its place in history... and what was once feared as a potential disappointment over possible economic disincentives (i.e., fuel prices), has turned out to be a roaring success.

OSHCast 2008 Aero-TV Daily Update: It's A Wrap!!

The Party's Just About Over! 

Oshkosh 2008 is about to take its place in history... and what was once feared as a potential disappointment over possible economic disincentives (i.e., fuel prices), has turned out to be a roaring success.

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LoPresti Gives 'Innovation In Aviation' Award To DeltaHawk

Will Help Enginemaker Certify Two-Stroke Diesel

LoPresti Aviation, in an homage to their founder Roy LoPresti, announced this week at AirVenture the winner of its first annual prize for "Innovation in Aviation" -- DeltaHawk Engines.

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Aero-News Presents OSH 2008 Major Sponsor L-3 Avionics Systems

ALL This Coverage Was Brought To You, In Part, Thanks To L-3 -- See Them At Oshkosh Hangar C, Booth # 3100-3102, 3129-3127, Static Space S-16

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Report: Comair Civil Trial Called Off

Most Cases Resolved In Settlements

It's over. A federal judge called off the planned Monday hearing into lawsuits stemming from the August 2006 takeoff crash of a Comair regional jet in Lexington, KY.

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Navy North Island Sends SeaHawk Helos To AirVenture

Kenosha, WI Native Flies One Of Two HSL-45 "WolfPack" SH-60Bs

Folks... you have to read and hear THIS wonderful AirVenture story. Meet "Bubbles!"

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No News IS News, When Talking About ADS-B

Everyone Agrees It's Great... IF It Gets Done

At a press conference held this week at Oshkosh, Garmin came out to discuss the progression and benefits of ADS-B. After some quick announcements from Gary Kelley, Garmin's vice president of marketing, he provided the overall theme of the conference, which was to boast how ADS-B provides added safety and efficiency.

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DHS-Funded General Aviation Security Training Program Moves Forward

Online Course Rolls Out This Fall

While there are varying opinions about the threat of terrorism at General Aviation (GA) Airports, it should be worth the time of most aircraft owners, pilots, airports, and first responders to at least consider ways in which we can expand our knowledge of how to improve the security of people and aviation property.

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Aero-News Presents OSH 2008 Lead Sponsor Garmin Avionics

Garmin Avionics: Bringing The Future Into Focus -- Visit Them in Hangar D, #4035A

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The Insider's Guide To OSH Airspace

Why Does MKE Handle Wittman Traffic?

Since February 14, 2008, the airspace over Oshkosh has been controlled by Milwaukee Approach control, instead of Chicago Center. Apparently, Chicago Center wanted to open a new sector for the southbound routes into O'Hare International Airport and needed to divest themselves of this low-level area.

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ANN Welcomes Major Sponsors Rocket Racing League and Velocity A/C To OSH 2008!

Check Out Rocket Racing's Display At North AeroShell Square, Booth S-58, and Visit Velocity At Booth #412/418 - North Aircraft Display

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Klyde Morris (08.03.08)

Hey, 'Cute' Isn't Bad, Klyde!

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Lead ANN/Aero-TV Sponsor Cirrus Design Brings YOU Oshkosh 2008!

Revolutionary GA Manufacturer Cirrus Design Takes on Lead Sponsorship Of ANN's 2008 Oshkosh Coverage  

See The Best of Cirrus Design At Oshkosh Display Areas 15-22, S-43

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CBP Looks For Interested Pilot Candidates At AirVenture

Job Offers Number Of Advantages... Including Security

Perhaps you've noticed those young ladies in the desert khaki flight suits, with badges and Brendan Fraser-type criss-cross shoulder holsters near the Federal Pavilion at Airventure. They are US Customs and Border Protection pilots, they are part of an elite group of Air Interdiction Agents, and... the agency is hiring.

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ANN Welcomes Oshkosh 2008 Major Sponsor: Diamond Aircraft

Visit Diamond Aircraft (and See The SVT Equipped DA40-XLS and D-Jet) At Oshkosh Combo L Display Area

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Forward Vision Announces New OEMs At AirVenture 2008

Sponsoring Education To Improve Flight Safety Thru EVS

Forward Vision came to AirVenture with numerous announcements about new markets, new OEM partners, dealers and new products intended to make the Enhanced Vision System (EVS) technology more accessible to the General Aviation community. Forward Vision's system is driven by a Department of Defense based infrared technology (BST sensor) that operates day or night and according to the company's literature, the 1.2 pound cabin-mounted unit is immune to damage from heat or sunlight. The technology allows the pilot to see through darkness, smoke, haze and fog and is frequently found on high end business jets.

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ANN Lead Sponsor, Eclipse Aviation, Soars Into Oshkosh 2008

SEE The Amazing Eclipse 400 and 500 at Main Aircraft Display Area 253-259, 262-268 

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ANN Welcomes Oshkosh 2008 Major Sponsor: Piper Aircraft

Piper Helps Bring ANN's Special Coverage of Oshkosh 2008 To YOU --  Oshkosh Booths 79-82 and 72-75

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ANN Welcomes Aspen Avionics As A NEW Oshkosh 2008 Special Event Sponsor!

Check Out Aspen Avionics Evolution Flight Displays At Hangar B, Booth 2126

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.03.08)

Aero-Linx! 

It's amazing, but it's true! An ornithopter is a device that flies by flapping its wings - just like a real bird or insect!

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.03.08): Explosive Decompression

Aero-Terms!

A condition that can occur in a pressurized aircraft when part of the structure fails and releases the pressure inside the cabin at an explosive rate.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.03.08)

"It wasn't fun and games... they earned their pay."

Source: Commander Larry "BugMan" Vasquez, describing the trip made by two SH-60B SeaHawk anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare helicopters to AirVenture 2008 as part of a long distance cross-country navigation training exercise. Their flight took 19.2 hours over three days with six landings enroute at Phoenix, Albuquerque, Lubbock, Oklahoma City, Columbia, MO and Davenport, IA.

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ANN Welcomes Avidyne As A Returning Oshkosh 2008 Major Sponsor!

See ALL Kinds of Avidyne Coolness at Oshkosh Booths 2098-2101, Combo E

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