The pilot and a flight attendant on an Air India flight
from UAE to Delhi are alleged to have been involved in a "scuffle"
in the aircraft galley after the flight crew made charges of sexual
harassment against the aircraft's pilots, according to a report
from the BBC.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.05.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.05.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Cessna's New SP/Private Course
- 10.05.09 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Foundation Looks To Restore The First Homebuilt Air Racer Since
For 18 years, the remains of Tsunami, billed as the first
original homebuilt unlimited air racer since 1939, have been
collecting dust. Now, the daughter of Tsunami's late owner,
John Sandberg, is launching a fundraising campaign to restore the
iconic airplane to a flyable condition.
Pilot Landed On A Baseball Diamond And Walked To The
The pilot of a Canadian CH-146 Griffon helicopter made a quick
stop for lunch Thursday, touching down on a baseball diamond in
Kenora, Ontario (that was obviously not in use at the time) and
walking to a nearby A&W restaurant for hamburgers for himself
and his crew, the CBC reports.
Combat-Experienced Pilots Learning New Camera Targeting
Members of Iraq's 70th Air Reconnaissance Squadron completed the
first phase of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance
training with Minnesota National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry
Division's intelligence section in Basra, Iraq.
Inaugural Mission Delivered Supplies To Swedish Troops In
Members of the Strategic Airlift Capability conducted its first
mission in support of the International Security Assistance Force
in Afghanistan Tuesday. The first ISAF-related flight by SAC's
operational component delivered materiel to Mazar-e Sharif to
supply Swedish troops in the Afghan theater.
NASA is inviting fifth through eighth grade students to
participate in a waste limitation management and recycling design
challenge. Participants in the competition will design and test
water recycling systems that could be used for future exploration
of the moon.
Event Held In The Netherlands Will Focus Primarily On European
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has announced a second
user conference for its commercial product DragonLab, a
free-flying, reusable spacecraft capable of hosting pressurized and
unpressurized payloads to and from orbit. The event will focus on
the needs of European users.
Renny Prices Describes the Journey and the Motivation of His Aerobatic Career
As stated on Price’s website, “Air Shows across the USA bring out 20,000,000 spectators annually, a bigger attendance than major league baseball,” and with his intense air show performance schedule, it is no doubt that many of those spectators have had the privilege of watching Renny Price in the air. From his base just south of Portland, Oregon at the Aurora State Airport, Price tours the country performing a stunning aerobatic display in his Sukhoi-29 as both president and founder of Hammerhead Aerobatics.
Renny Prices Describes the Journey and the Motivation of His
As stated on Price's website, "Air Shows across the USA bring
out 20,000,000 spectators annually, a bigger attendance than major
league baseball," and with his intense air show performance
schedule, it is no doubt that many of those spectators have had the
privilege of watching Renny Price in the air.
Official Statement Issued By Embry-Riddle On Congressional Bill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University tells ANN
that it "supports the U.S. Congress in its efforts to improve
airline safety. At Embry-Riddle, safety is our number one priority,
and we ensure that our flight operations adhere to the highest
professional standards. We further recognize that scrutiny of
airline operations by Congress to ensure safety for all airline
travelers is the right thing to do."
Aviation Ministry Flies In Relief And Assessment Teams Amid
Responding to Indonesia's massive 7.6 magnitude
earthquake, Mission Aviation Fellowship is reporting that they have
flown in an assessment team to the devastated city of Padang, in
the coastal region of western Sumatra.
Dr. Stefan Schulte, Fraport AG's new executive board chairman,
has presented the European Commission with a three-point package of
demands for alleviating the burden faced by airports. Schulte
advocates the "complete abolition of regulations for liquids in
Facility Would Build The KC-45 Tanker Airframe, If It Is
EADS North America has further expanded its industrial presence
with a new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Delivery Center at the
Mobile Regional Airport to better support EADS’ family of
tactical multi-mission aircraft.
delta-wing plan in which three rigid members are shaped in the form
of an arrowhead and joined by a flexible fabric, which inflates
upward under flight loads. Originally specific to paragliders, but
now found on some powered aircraft.
Aero-Linx: The Rogallo
In 1948, Francis and Gertrude Rogallo enjoyed the first
successful flight of their flexible wing, a revolutionary aero
concept that was constructed from Gertrude's kitchen curtains and
developed from research conducted in their in-house, homemade wind
"Our concern is with the requirements for the ATP, which
are outdated and do not address the safety issues identified in
H.R. 3371. We believe this specific provision of the Bill will not
address safety and could have a negative impact on our flight
training program and similar programs at other high-quality,
fully-accredited colleges and universities."
Source: An excerpt from the official
statement issued by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
concerning Congressional Bill HR 3371.
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