Workers in UPS's Louisville hub heard from US Transportation
Secretary Norman Mineta on Friday as he discussed his vision of
opening more international markets to American companies. Mineta
visited UPS to personally see the benefits of expanded trade.
It's going to cost more money to certify aviation products under
EASA jurisdiction. The European Aviation Safety Agency has
published a schedule of fees for its certification activities, to
start 1 June 2005.
Aspen Avionics announced a $1000 discount on their AT300 Hazard
Display on Wednesday. It provides TAWS-like terrain and moving map
capabilities to general aviation pilots for special pricing of
$2495 through the end of April.
Experimental Gyro/Helicopter Group Improves Design,
The Popular Rotorcraft Association, a membership organization
that promotes gyroplanes and experimental helicopters, has
relaunched its website with a new, modern look and a promise of
more content and more frequent updates.
"Opening skies is the best way to
open new opportunity right here at home, I will continue to fight
for open skies so that one day you and others can fly wherever the
market demands, whenever the customer needs."
Source: US Transportation Secretary Norman
Mineta on Friday as he discussed his vision of opening more
international markets to American companies. Mineta visited UPS
facilities in Louisville, KY.
AD NUMBER: 2005-07-06
MANUFACTURER: General Electric
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-06
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) for General Electric Company (GE) CF34-8C1 series
and CF34-8C5 series turbofan engines, with certain serial number
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AD NUMBER: 2005-07-08
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-08
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
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