An American camera-maker is slated to become the next space
tourist aboard the International Space Station, as Russia resumes
its controversial program of allowing novices to cavort aboard the
International Space Station in exchange for millions of
By ANN Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell
Pity the poor jet pilot of the not-too-distant future. Used to
regaling various oh-so-impressionable sweeties with feats of
daring-do, of tales wrestling those fearsome jet devils through the
skies with incredible skills bequeathed to the very few whom God
has looked upon with favor...
Garmin has finally introduced the long-awaited and
longer-rumored GPSMAP 396 (which one industry wag reportedly
nicknamed the AnywhereWeather Killer), a portable aviation device
that puts powerful, vivid weather data at a pilot's fingertips.
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association is furious
after recently learning that some children of controllers stationed
in Puerto Rico and Guam will be denied an education in English
Aero-Views by Kevin R.C. "Hognose" O'Brien
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and you are on that side, I get to pontificate on my
opinion. BUT -- you are going to have a chance to email us and tell
us your opinions afterward.
A celebration in Logan, Utah was rudely interrupted by water
balloons falling from a small plane last Saturday and Sunday. A
21-year-old man admitted he had flown the plane to local police
after he was caught at the airport Logan-Cache Airport.
Pemco Aviation Group, Inc. announced Tuesday that Alaska
Airlines has contracted with its Dothan, Alabama subsidiary, Pemco
World Air Services, for a first-ever conversion of B737-400
aircraft from passenger to freighter and passenger to combi
Yeovil based Westland Transmissions Ltd, a division of
AgustaWestland, was presented with the prestigious Change
Management Award at the Manufacturing Excellence Awards ceremony
held at the Dorchester Hotel in London last Wednesday.
Dassault Falcon announced Wednesday Jacques Chauvet has been
promoted to Vice President, Falcon Customer Service-Eastern
Hemisphere. He is based in St. Cloud, France and is now responsible
for all Falcon related customer service activities for Falcon
operators in Europe, Africa, India and the Middle East.
"It was a miracle that no one was hurt. There was considerable
damage done to the plane and the car. The airplane managed to stay
steady on the roof at first. They probably couldn't have done it
that well if they had tried."
Source: Bitsburg, Germany, police spokesman
Klaus Schnarrbach, after a single-engine aircraft, type unknown,
landed on the roof of a speeding Porche taking part in a road rally
at a former US air base nearby. The aircraft apparently remained
perched on the roof until the driver, alarmed at the spinning prop
in his windshield, slammed on the brakes. That sent the aircraft
tumbling onto the tarmac. Luckily, no one was hurt.
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AD NUMBER: 2005-14-05
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-14-05
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
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SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-14-03
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness
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EMB-135 series airplanes, that requires replacement of the
engine-driven hydraulic pump.