In A Free Flight From Over 45,000 Feet, SpaceShipTwo
Successfully Glides To A Landing At Mojave Air And
In a flight that moved the world a big step closer to commercial
sub-orbital space toruism, Virgin Galactic Sunday
morning successfully completed the first piloted free flight
of SpaceShipTwo, named the VSS Enterprise.
"Serious" Incursions Reported Down 50 Percent Compared To
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator
Randy Babbitt say that the number of serious runway incursions at
the nation's airports dropped 50 percent from 2009, the second
consecutive year that the number of serious incursions was cut in
In what race offcials properly noted to be a 'a beautiful and
moving midnight ballet of light and motion, the six America’s
Challenge balloons finally headed skyward on a beautiful, calm
early Saturday morning in Albuquerque' -- and ANN has been
privileged to be a part of the action this week...
U.S. Officials Say Commitment To Supporting Pakistan's Flood
Relief Efforts "Remains Strong"
As flood waters recede and Pakistan's aid delivery shifts focus
from air to ground transportation, the Pakistan government informed
the U.S. recently that U.S. military aircraft and other
international cargo plane airlift support was no longer
During a period of universal warming 11 billion years ago,
quasars - the brilliant core of active galaxies - produced fierce
radiation blasts that stunted the growth of some dwarf galaxies for
approximately 500 million years.
Will Be Put In Charge Of Product Development And
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has appointed Heidi
McNary as vice president and chief technical officer, the company
announced Thursday. McNary will oversee the company's Product
Development and Engineering organizations.
Gulfstream recently named veteran company employee Tony Swift a
field service representative (FSR). Swift responds to the needs of
Gulfstream customers in northern New Jersey, with primary
responsibility for Teterboro, Morristown and Newark airports.
Three Year Program Would Be Conducted In Tucson, AZ
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress
Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of
Singapore of defined order training for a three-year pilot training
program at the Tucson Air National Guard Base in Arizona.
Aero-Linx: The Albuquerque Gas
The Albuquerque Gas Ballooning Association is an association of
gas balloon pilots, crew members and other interested persons that
support gas ballooning world wide. The association supports the
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta America's Challenge Gas
Balloon Race that is held yearly in Albuquerque, New Mexico...
'The America’s Challenge competitors afforded
Richard and Carol the ceremonial first position in the competition
order. As per tradition, the US National Anthem was played and at
the end of the anthem, competitors, officials, and spectators
released white balloons carrying aloft good wishes and prayers for
Richard and Carol. On the launch platform, Richard’s brothers
Benny and Louis and Carol’s husband John, daughter Heather,
and grandson Ryan released the first two balloons. In the
background glowed two splashes of color – Richard
Abruzzo’s hot air balloon “Peak Express” and
Carol Rymer Davis’ hot air balloon “Raggedy
Source: A portion of the statement
accompanying the laun