Stand in Line... SRS Program Becomes Another Victim of
ANN has learned that Cirrus CEO Brent Wouters is notifying SRS
LSA deposit holders of an announcement that will be made at a Press
Conference on Tuesday in which the SRS LSA program will be
Aircraft Equipped With Active Noise Control System
UK airline Flybe has taken delivery of its 50th Q400 airliner.
The aircraft is equipped with the 1,000th installation of Ultra
Electronics’ Active Noise Control (ANC) system which is
called the Active Noise and Vibration Suppression (ANVS) system on
Q400 and other Bombardier Q-Series aircraft.
Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who saved U.S. Airways
Flight 1549 with a heroic water landing in January, returned to the
roots of his aviation career here Wednesday to accept a coveted
flight award from the Air Force Academy. Captain Sullenberger, a
1973 graduate, received the 2009 Colonel James Jabara Award for
Airmanship during a ceremony on the Academy's Terrazzo that
included a pass and review of 4,400 cadets.
Due to a potential compatibility issue between the RazakSAT
spacecraft and Falcon 1 launch vehicle, Space Exploration
Technologies (SpaceX) and Astronautic Technology (M) Sdn Bhd (ATSB)
have agreed to postpone the launch of ATSB's RazakSAT
Actor/Pilot Harrison Ford Will Speak To The Masses About
Importance Of GA
General aviation is an economic engine that pumps $150 billion
into the United States economy each year. In local communities, it
brings outside business in, and lets local businesses extend their
reach. It provides more than a million jobs nationwide. It also
provides services to all Americans through law enforcement,
medevac, and other emergency services operations, as well as aiding
relief efforts in times of disaster.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 04.20.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.20.09 (ANN's Long-Form
Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller, Instrument Proficiency -
(ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller of "Over The
While a number of new and revolutionary companies get a fair share of the media spotlight, industry veteran, Piper Aircraft, one of the oldest GA manufacturers in the world, keeps on an evolutionary path that has kept them alive... and making progress while a number of their competitors have disappeared.
Students from Col. Denny Peeples' class in the Aerospace Science
Leadership Academy at Arizona's Prescott High School were given a
hands-on opportunity to learn about on-site accident investigation
last week at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's nearby Prescott
While a number of new and revolutionary companies get a fair
share of the media spotlight, industry veteran, Piper Aircraft, one
of the oldest GA manufacturers in the world, keeps on an
evolutionary path that has kept them alive... and making progress
while a number of their competitors have disappeared.
Plane Crashes Into Residential Area, Narrowly Misses Homes
The sole occupant of a single-engine aircraft suffered fatal
injuries when he crashed Friday afternoon in the Sacramento, CA
suburb of El Dorado Hills, about 10 miles northeast of Sacramento
Mather Airport (MHR).
Disclosure Filed With SEC A Day After Posting Q1 Loss
A Proxy Statement drafted for Southwest Airlines' Annual Meeting
of Shareholders and submitted to the US Securities and Exchange
Commission provided details of compensation given its executive
officers, including a voluntary cut in salary by CEO Gary
Jailed pilot Marcus Schrenker, facing a competency hearing in a
Pensacola federal court on April 24, is anxious to tell his side of
the story of what happened on January 11 when he bailed out of his
plane in what the media have termed an attempt to fake his own
In a vote held Sunday afternoon in Fort Worth, TX, members of
the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers,
District 776, ratified a new labor agreement with Lockheed Martin
Three Election Officials And National Elections Ballots On
Timika Air Base commander Easter Haryanto has confirmed that all
of the eleven persons aboard a single-engine plane that crashed on
Mount Gergaji in the Papua province of remote eastern Indonesia
last Friday have perished.
Welcome to the website that honors the men of the ground crews
who kept the B-17s of the 385th Heavy Bomb Group at Great Ashfield
flying and fighting. These un-sung heroes worked day and night
repairing flak damage received over France and Germany. They loaded
bombs and 50 cal. ammunition so the airmen would have a chance to
sally forth on many combat missions. Always looking for "their"
bomber to return successfully from a mission.
A commercial electron bombardment thruster (also known as an
electrostatic ion thruster) - a form ion propulsion - that is a
product of Hughes Space and Communications Company, which, in 2000,
became part of Boeing Satellite Systems. XIPS (pronounced "zips")
employs the heavy inert gas xenon as a propellant.
"The first thing we want them to do is look at the four
corners of the accident; we want them to take the time to really
look at the accident. At this point we want them to determine how
the plane crashed, not necessarily why it crashed."
Source: Eric Skoor, master's student at Embry
Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ. Students from
Prescott High School were given a hands-on opportunity to learn
about on-site accident investigation last week at the ERAU