ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.10.10
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06.10.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part III: Falcon 9
Milestone - 06.10.10 (ANN Special Report,
Diesel-Electric Hybrid Propulsion System Claims Lower Noise,
Improved Safety, Half The Emissions
EADS says it plans to present an innovative hybrid helicopter
concept at ILA Berlin Airshow 2010. EADS Innovation Works, the
corporate research and technology network of EADS, develops
diesel-electric hybrid concepts as part of the Group’s
research to make helicopters more environmentally friendly.
The FAA says it will hold two fact-finding informal airspace
meetings to solicit information from airspace users and others,
concerning a proposal to establish Class C airspace at Long Beach,
CA, and revise the Santa Ana (John Wayne) Class C airspace area,
Second Consecutive Heritage Award For The Georgia Museum
The Museum of Aviation has won the 2010 Air Force Heritage Award
for its Ambassadors in Blue - U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds exhibit.
The 2,286-square-foot exhibit opened in May 2009 and displays
an F-16A Fighting Falcon that was a part of the famous flying team
from 1982 to 1991.
STC Issued To Tempe-Based Van Horn Aviation For The Mod
The FAA recently issued an amended Supplemental Type Certificate
(STC) for the Van Horn Aviation (VHA) 206B/L series composite tail
rotor blade to include OH-58A+ and OH-58C models after reviewing
flight and engineering data submitted by the company.
After Years of Feast and Famine, John Monnett's Family Operation Hits Its Stride
While this two-parter is about taking a tour of the facilities that houses Sonex Aircraft's infamous "Hornet's Nest," we can't help but prefacing this series with the fact that Monnett's operation is not what you call an overnight success. John has worked in and out of the sport aviation business with a fair amount of success... and some times that were not so successful, but through it all, he's taken notes, persevered, and ultimately put together one of the most intriguing and talented sport aviation manufacturing operations in North America.
After Years of Feast and Famine, John Monnett's
Family Operation Hits Its Stride (Part 2)
While this two-parter is about taking a tour of the facilities
that houses Sonex Aircraft's infamous "Hornet's Nest," we can't
help but prefacing this series with the fact that Monnett's
operation is not what you call an overnight success. John has
worked in and out of the sport aviation business with a fair amount
EADS Showcasing Alternate Fuel By Flying Daily
The world’s first flights of an aircraft powered by pure
biofuel made from algae are happening this week at the ILA 2010 in
Berlin. EADS is using a Diamond Aircraft DA42 New Generation
powered by two Austro Engine AE300 engines for the daily flight
Middle River Aircraft Systems says that it is expanding its
employment by 200 new jobs in the state of Maryland - bringing the
company's employment at its Middle River facility in Baltimore to
more than 1,000 over the next year.
When the FAA withdrew its license suspension against pilots Mark
Turner and Stephen Coonan, they thought they would be able to
recover their legal fees in the case under the Equal Access to
Justice Act. But Tuesday, a DC Court of Appeals said "not so
“This opens up the feasibility of carbon-neutral
flights and we will continue to focus our research in this exciting
area. Third generation biofuels are more than just a replacement
for fossil petroleum - they push the possibilities of future
propulsion.” Source: Dr. Jean
Botti, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of EADS.
The Aircraft Engine Historical Society is a non-profit
educational and historical society that fosters an appreciation of
the people, art, and science associated with aircraft engine
development, manufacture, and use.