Organizers of the mass gaggle of DC-3 and C-47 aircraft flying
in to Airventure 2010 tell ANN the airborne formation is set at a
firm 40, with 12 other aircraft in que standing by for a coveted
"slot" should one come available.
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Installation Now Approved In Over 700 Aircraft Models
Aspen Avionics, Inc., manufacturer of the Evolution Flight
Display System, announced on Wednesday an amendment to the
Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that grants
installation approval of the system in Canada.
Will Collaborate On State And Federal Aviation Issues
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has partnered
with the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association (ORBAA) to
provide each organization's members more leverage in tackling state
and federal issues respectively. ORBAA's mission is to promote
business aviation in the state of Ohio.
Two Of An Expected 75 Flight Test Hours Are Under The
The ATR 42-600 pre-series aircraft successfully took to the sky
for the first time Wednesday in Toulouse, France. The aircraft,
powered with Pratt & Whitney 127M engines, took off at 1500
(local time) and completed a 2-hour flight, thus starting a flight
test campaign of approximately 75 hours.
Two pilots who were killed when the Cessna 320D they were flying
went down in the traffic pattern at Airman Acres Airport near
Collinsville, Oklahoma in September, 2008 tested positive for
different medications. The NTSB says that impairment was possibly a
contributing factor in the accident.
Presentations Range From Hybrids To Solar And Fuel Cell
The Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE)
Foundation’s 4th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS IV)
will convene a knowledgable faculty of experts on electric aircraft
technologies on April 23-24, 2010 at the Doubletree Inn in Rohnert
Jim Maurer Claims He Was Ousted Over Security Concerns He
Jim Maurer, the former head of security at O'Hare International
Airport in Chicago says he was fired from his job because he raised
security concerns, and has filed a lawsuit for compensation and
THAI Cargo To Be First In Southeast Asia To Utilize 777
Boeing has delivered two 777 Freighters to Southern Air
Holdings, the first 777s to join the Norwalk, Conn.-based cargo
carrier's fleet. The addition of these two airplanes makes Southern
Air the world's first aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance
(ACMI) operator to feature the 777 Freighter.
Air Transport Services Group announced Wednesday that its
leasing subsidiary, Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc. (CAM), has
delivered the first of two efficient, Boeing 767 wide body
freighters to Amerijet International, Inc.
Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation will celebrate
the completion of the installation of its Transponder Landing
System (TLS) at Teniente Marsh Base on King George Island in
Antarctica on March 7th.
Leading Air Show Performers Reflect on Their Career Highlights
On December 6th through December 9th, the Paris Las Vegas Hotel hosted over 1,500 air show professionals and enthusiasts to the 2009 International Council of Air Shows Convention. Started in 1967, the annual ICAS Convention provides professionals a community forum in which to network with industry leaders, plan upcoming air shows, and offer continued support to fellow performers and representatives.
Leading Air Show Performers Reflect on Their Career
On December 6th through December 9th, the Paris Las Vegas Hotel
hosted over 1,500 air show professionals and enthusiasts to the
2009 International Council of Air Shows Convention. Started in
1967, the annual ICAS Convention provides professionals a community
forum in which to network with industry leaders, plan upcoming air
shows, and offer continued support to fellow performers and
The Boeing Company announced Thursday that it will offer the
Boeing NewGen Tanker in the competition to supply the U.S. Air
Force with a multi-mission aerial refueling aircraft that will meet
all the warfighter’s mission requirements for the next
Brings Experience As A Pilot, Educator, And Training Program
Delta Connection Academy (DCA) announced Thursday that Paul
Woessner, Jr. has been named senior vice president of the academy.
Woessner brings a passion for aviation and years of demonstrated
entrepreneurial skills and experience to the flight training
Awarded For The Greatest Achievement In Aviation Or
Astronautics In America
NASA's International Space Station Program has won the 2009
Collier Trophy, which is considered the top award in aviation. The
National Aeronautic Association in Washington bestows the award
annually to recognize the greatest achievement in aeronautics or
astronautics in America.
The NTSB will hold a public Board meeting to consider a study on
what effect the introduction of glass cockpits into small light
general aviation airplanes is having on the safety record of those
“We intend to bid for the honor to work with our
Air Force customer to replace the existing fleet of KC-135 aircraft
with a new-generation, multi-role tanker in a fair and transparent
Source: Dennis Muilenburg, president and CEO
of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
A facility in Washington D.C., established by FAA to operate a
central aeronautical information service for the collection,
validation, and dissemination of aeronautical data in support of
the activities of government, industry, and the aviation
Jeanne Labrosse was the first woman to fly solo in an aircraft.
It is no surprise that just a few years after the airplane was
invented, women were taking on the new challenge. That was 100
years ago, and our Aero-Linx today celebrates a century of women as