If you've dreamed of flying a sleek jet, get ready! The Javelin
is getting closer to first flight. Aviation Technology Group, Inc.
announced the aircraft has successfully completed engine tests and
initial taxi tests at the company's headquarters in Englewood,
After exercising with other forces, including exchanging deck
landings with American carrier forces, France's latest capital
ship, the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, was steaming for home
yesterday, off the Atlantic coast of the USA.
The world's longest-range passenger jet and the aviation
industry's best-selling new airplane will be among the products
featured by The Boeing Company at this year's Paris Air Show,
beginning June 13 at Le Bourget airfield outside Paris.
How would you like to know that, even though you're paying rent
on your leased space at the airport every month, the lease isn't
binding and you could be bounced off the field at just about any
time? Kinda stings, doesn't it?
Machines Were Flown Away For Safekeeping -- In 1991
By Aero-News Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. 'Hognose'
The Iraqi newspaper Al-Sabah is reporting that Iraqi Airways may
be close to getting its impounded jets back, according to popular
Iraqi blog, Iraq The Model. Meanwhile, Arabic news channel
Al-Jazeera reports that the airline flew its first domestic flight
June 1st -- from Baghdad to Basra, reopening a route that has been
closed for fourteen years.
NASA has announced the second mission in its New Frontiers
Program: a mission - called Juno to fly to Jupiter - that now will
proceed to a preliminary design phase. At the end of the
preliminary design study, the mission must pass a confirmation
review that will address schedule, technical and cost risks before
being confirmed for the development phase.
A B-52 Stratofortress from the 40th Air Expeditionary Group
dropped three joint-direct attack munitions recently on a cave of
anti-coalition forces in Afghanistan, killing two and leading to
the capture of 10 others by coalition ground forces.
A Bell 407, converted to a flying demonstrator
aircraft for the U.S. Army's Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter
program (ARH), flew for the first time Friday at the company's
XworX research and development facility at Arlington Municipal
Trade For New Rotax 503, 582 Engines
Coming on the heels of the very successful 2004 Rotax Trade-in
program, All US Rotax Service Centers are now offering a limited
time a new Trade-In Program for qualified Rotax, Hirth and 2SI
Engines with Gearboxes. Qualifying engines can be Traded for new
Rotax 503 or 582 engines equipped with either "B","C", or "E"
"Dave Stone has just completed 18 months as the leader of the
Transportation Security Administration. The position of Assistant
Secretary for the TSA is one of the toughest and most demanding
jobs in government.
Extra Aircraft announced Friday that Jennifer Hamilton has
joined the company as Marketing Director. Extra Aircraft became a
US owned and operated company in 2003 and is headquartered in
Lancaster, PA, with a manufacturing plant in Germany.
"We have ways of knowing he is OK, which
we cannot let know."
Source: A Virgin spokesperson said this to ABC
News when asked how the intercepting CF-18 pilots knew the pilot
aboard the A340 with the malfunctioning transponder was all
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