Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

September 14, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.14.10

ALPA says it will review this NPRM carefully.
Maintenance personnel at Continental Airlines have a new agreement.
And Cessna says Mexico is undercutting China in production costs.


More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.14.10

ALPA says it will review this NPRM carefully.
Maintenance personnel at Continental Airlines have a new agreement.
And Cessna says Mexico is undercutting China in production costs.


More AERO-Casts

ANN Special Feature: A C-47 and Its Genealogy - 09.14.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with C-47 owner Scott Glover, who set out ten years ago to restore his plane's hardware, but found a connection to The Greatest Generation in the process.

FMI:

More AERO-Casts

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 09.14.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.14.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.14.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: A C-47 and Its Genealogy - 09.14.10 (ANN Special Report, with C-47 owner/pilot Scott Glover)

Read More

China Says: 'To The Moon!'

Plans Readied For Second Satellite Launch, Manned Lunar Mission

 China plans to launch its second lunar satellite by year's end, and plans for a manned mission to the moon by 2020, according to official state media announcements on September 9th.

Read More

Golden Knights Take Three Medals In National Canopy Piloting Competition

One Knight Earns A Spot On The U.S. National Team

In Canopy Piloting, a discipline of skydiving that is relatively new to the sport compared to all of the other disciplines, competitors fly extremely small parachutes mere inches off the ground and negotiate through various courses with different goals.

Read More

Advertisement

Commercial-Scale Biofuel Production Two-Three Years Away

Certification Process Is Underway

The day of replacing petroleum-based jet fuel with a biofuel blend may be only 24-36 months away, according to Honeywell UOP, and the company says commercial-scale production will drive down the cost of the fuel.

Read More

Commercial Spaceflight Federation Welcomes New Associate Members

Barrios Technology, BWSC Inc, J&P Technologies, ORBITEC, And Triumph Aerospace-NN Join CSF

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation announced Monday that Barrios Technology, BWSC Inc., J&P Technologies, ORBITEC, and Triumph Aerospace Systems-Newport News have joined the Federation as Associate Members. 

Read More

ICG, Rockwell Complete Successful NxtLink ICS-220A Demo

Compatible With G250 Pro Line Fusion System

Testing is done and International Communications Group (ICG) and Rockwell Collins have successfully demonstrated the compatibility of ICG's NxtLink ICS-220A communication systems aboard the Gulfstream G250.

Read More

TSA Awards $938,000 To Rochester International Airport

Award To Fund New Checked Baggage Screening Systems

The Transportation Security Administration announced Sept. 13 that Rochester International Airport (RST) has been awarded $938,000 for the construction of  new in-line baggage handling systems to enhance TSA's efforts to strengthen airport security.

Read More

Goodrich Goes Global With National Aerospace Week

Facilities Worldwide Organize Community Outreach To Promote Aerospace Industry

Goodrich Corporation says it plans to recognize National Aerospace Week this week with events at multiple facilities around the world.

Read More

Air China Orders Four Boeing 777s

Airline Said It Received "Significant Concessions" On Price

The order book for Boeing 777 airplanes grew by a bit Friday, as Air China announced a deal to buy four of the airliners from Boeing. The list price on the aircraft is $1.15 billion, but Air China said it received "significant price concessions" on the transaction.

Read More

Advertisement

NASA Awards Ozone Instrument Suite For First Joint Polar Spacecraft

OMPS Will Monitor Daily Ozone Data As Part Of Montreal Protocol

NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a sole source contract to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp. of Boulder, CO, for the Ozone Mapping and Profiling Suite (OMPS) instrument on the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).

Read More

Football Team Makes An Unscheduled Stop In Tunica, MS

Aircraft Carrying McNeese State Cowboys Blew A Tire On Takeoff

The McNeese State Cowboys were headed to Columbia, MO for a game against Missouri when the Allegiant Air jet taking them to Columbia hit a light at the end of the runway and blew a tire as it was departing Friday afternoon.

Read More

Aero-TV: Michael Maya Charles -- Flying Magazine's New Editor-In-Chief

One Of The 'Good Guys' Put in Charge Of Iconic Publication

A few weeks ago, I heard a rumor that there was a shake-up in progress at Flying magazine... a publication that I grew up reading as my dreams of becoming a pilot were just taking root. I lived for each issue of a number of aviation magazines in my early teens and have strong affection for a few, in particular, that fed my appetite for all manner of aviation info long before the Internet revolution. Two pubs, in particular, were my favorites... Air Progress, which had an amazing editorial roster before it was sold to the company that ultimately beat it to death and destroyed it... and Flying Magazine, a publication that has managed to (so far) survive the decline of print as the online revolution keeps changing the way t

NTSB Determines Probable Cause In Hudson River Mid Air

Pilots, Controller, FAA All Cited As Contributing To The Accident

The NTSB took about 5 hours Tuesday to come to a determination of probable cause in the accident last year over the Hudson River which fatally injured nine people. The ruling could be seen as calling into question the entire concept of "see and avoid" for maintaining separation between VFR aircraft.

Read More

Aero-TV: Michael Maya Charles -- Flying Magazine's New Editor-In-Chief

One Of The 'Good Guys' Now In Charge Of Iconic Publication

A few weeks ago, I heard a rumor that there as a shake-up in progress at Flying magazine... a publication that I grew up reading as my dreams of becoming a pilot were just taking root. I lived for each issue of a number of aviation magazines in my early teens and have strong affection for a few, in particular, that fed my appetite for all manner of aviation info long before the Internet revolution.

Read More

NTSB Will Hold Public Forum On Child Passenger Safety

Airplanes, Automobiles To Be Discussed December 9th

The National Transportation Safety Board will address the safety of children traveling in airplanes or in cars when it holds a public forum on child passenger safety on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

Read More

Advertisement

DOT Says Tarmac Delays Down From Last Year

Report Cites Only Three Flights in July Delayed Three Or More Hours, Down From 161

The nation's largest airlines reported only three flights in July with tarmac delays of more than three hours, compared to 161 flights in July 2009, with only a slight increase in the rate of canceled flights, according to the Air Travel Consumer Report released by the U.S. DOT.

Read More

NASA Talk Examines Report On Future Of Human Spaceflight

Discussion Of The Fine Points Of The Augustine Report To Be Led By Committee Member Edward Crawley

April 12, 2011 will mark 50 years of human space exploration. As NASA prepares to retire the Shuttle program, the U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee asked the question, "What's next?"

Read More

BAE Opts To Sell U.S. Aerospace Unit

Move Anticipates Tightening of UK and American Defense Budgets

Bracing for what many analysts see as shrinking defense spending by both the United States and the UK, BAE Systems has put parts of its US commercial aerospace business up for sale for as much as $2 billion.

Read More

Airborne Laser Went Slightly Off Center During Most Recent Test

Still, ALTB Group Wins Prestigious Air Force Award

The Missile Defense Agency executed the Flight Experiment Laser (FEL-01b) mission at the Point Mugu flight test range off the Southern California coast on September 1st. The experiment terminated early when corrupted beam control software steered the high energy laser slightly off center.

Read More

Ohio River Electric Transmission Lines Include Safety Improvements For Pilots

Early Warning Alert System Installed And Operational On LG&E Lines

An innovative early-warning alert system for aircraft is fully operational on the Ohio River about 30 miles upriver from Louisville, KY, near Madison, IN, according to energy services company OCAS.

Read More

Baby Doing Fine After Being Found In Airliner Trash

Newborn Was Discovered In Manila On Gulf Air Aircraft

Ground personnel processing a Gulf Air airliner for a return trip from Manila to its originating airport in Bahrain on Sunday discovered a newborn baby in a trash can aboard the aircraft.

Read More

Advertisement

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.14.10)

"Much more should be done to reduce fatalities and injuries of our smallest travelers, whether they are in a jumbo jet or their family's car." Source:.NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.14.10): Words Twice

As a request: "Communication is difficult. Please say every phrase twice." As information: "Since communications are difficult, every phrase in this message will be spoken twice."

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.14.10)

LiveATC.net

LiveATC.net was originally launched as a small place on the Web to share live air traffic communications from Boston's Logan Airport. Since then it has grown into a popular resource for those who enjoy listening to and talking about Air Traffic Control (ATC).

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC