ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
06.07.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
06.07.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: FAA Restores
Training in Experimentals - 06.07.11 (ANN
Special Report, with David Oord, a Government & Advocacy
Specialist with the Experimental Aircraft Association)
Airbus Had Complained About R-R's Single-Engine Strategy For
All A350 Models
Reports coming from the IATA conference in Singapore indicate
that Rolls-Royce is set to build a new engine for the Airbus A350,
a move said to be brought on by pressure from the European plane
maker to make its composite-construction airliner competitive with
Boeing's Dreamliner And 777-300ER.
Boeing's two new 747-8 airplane models ... the Intercontinental
passenger version and the Freighter version ... will make their
international debuts at the Paris Air Show, joining the 787
Dreamliner as highlights of the company's presence during the
Cancellation By Blue Angels Reportedly Deeply Hurt Army Air
Field Museum Show's Bottom Line
Organizers of air shows at the Millville Army Air Field
Museum in New Jersey say they are done with "acrobatic jet
teams" after a short-notice cancellation by the Navy's Blue Angels
reportedly cut deeply into the show's bottom line.
Airfare Searches Online Did Not Include Taxes And Fees
The DOT has assessed a civil penalty against TACA International
Airlines for violating the Department’s rules prohibiting
deceptive advertising of airfares. The company was assessed a
$55,000 civil penalty.
Selection Follows Initial Order The Aircraft By The Israeli
A contract with an unnamed Latin American country has been
awarded to Elbit Systems to supply that country with the Hermes 900
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The project, announced over the
weekend, is reportedly not in an amount that is material to
It's darned hard to put one's finger on what is one of THE most welcome new technologies we've had the chance to add to our cockpits over the past decade... but Enhanced Vision Systems certainly have to be considered. The ability to SEE what would normally not be seen in a number of conditions and configurations is a no-brainer... it makes for safer, more knowledgeable flight and the value of such a capability can not be easily estimated.
It's darned hard to put one's finger on what is one of THE most
welcome new technologies we've had the chance to add to our
cockpits over the past decade... but Enhanced Vision Systems
certainly have to be considered. The ability to SEE what would
normally not be seen in a number of conditions and configurations
is a no-brainer... it makes for safer, more knowledgeable flight
and the value of such a capability can not be easily estimated.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the
global aviation industry to build a platform for a sustainable
future based on renewed leadership, continuous innovation, and a
united stand in addressing challenges and finding solutions.
High Oil Prices, Natural Disasters, Political Unrest Take Their
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has further
downgraded its 2011 airline industry profit forecast to $4 billion.
This would be a 54% fall compared with the $8.6 billion profit
forecast in March and a 78% drop compared with the $18 billion net
profit (revised from $16 billion) recorded in 2010.
Over 100 Owners, Operators Have Put Down Non-Refundable
Eclipse Aerospace said Monday it has "sold out" of slots in its
Avio IFMS completion program. Over 100 customers have placed firm,
non-refundable deposits to participate in the program, which is now
sold out through March of 2012.
An airplane system, including the propulsion system, the failure
or malfunctioning of which could adversely affect the safety of an
ETOPS flight, or the continued safe flight and landing of an
airplane during an ETOPS diversion.