Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

April 12, 2006

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.13.06

'Relentless' NXT Air Racer Down In NM; Pilot Safe

Government Rests Case Against Moussaoui After Playing Flight 93 Tape With Sounds Of Struggle
 
Fourth F-16 In Four Weeks Down I

More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.13.06

'Relentless' NXT Air Racer Down In NM; Pilot Safe

Government Rests Case Against Moussaoui After Playing Flight 93 Tape With Sounds Of Struggle
 
Fourth F-16 In Four Weeks Down I

More AERO-Casts

Aero-News Special Feature: Luc de Gaspe Beaubien of Aircraft Engine Services -- Part Two. 04.13.06

ANN Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, chats with Luc de Gaspe Beaubien of Aircraft Engine Services, about the NEXT generation of piston aircraft engines. Part Two of an intriguing Two Part Interview.&

More AERO-Casts

Embraer Extends Phenom 100 Launch Pricing Offer Through May

VLJ's New Pricing Goes Into Effect In June

Representatives with Brazilian jetmaker Embraer told Aero-News this week that if customers want one of the manufacturer's upcoming Phenom 100 Very Light Jets, they now have until May 31, 2006 to secure their slot at the announced launch price of $2.75 million. As of June 1, the price will go up $100,000.

Read More

AeroGraphics Announces Winner Of SnF Custom Graphics Package Giveaway

Bob Miller, Come On Down!

AeroGraphics Design president John L. Knolla told ANN this week about the winner for the graphics package give away at the Sun N’ Fun Fly-In.

Read More

FractionAir Discontinues Diamond, BeechJet Programs

Will Focus On Hawkers Instead

Fractional ownership company FractionAir, Inc. announced Wednesday the discontinuation of its Diamond and BeechJet programs. Representatives with FractionAir told Aero-News the company is eliminating the programs in order to focus exclusively on its Hawker 800A fractional private jet management program.

Read More

Advertisement

'Relentless' Down In NM; Pilot Safe

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 04.12.06 1620EST -- Aero-News has confirmed the pilot of "Relentless", the Nemesis NXT racer that was apparently destroyed during an emergency landing attempt in southwestern New Mexico Tuesday, was the aircraft's builder, Kevin Eldridge.

Read More

ERAU Team Takes First Place In ASEE Competition

AutonoNAS Airspace Management System Shows Promise

Aero-News has just received word from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that a team of 20 ERAU Computer and Software Engineering students recently took first place in the Junior/Senior design category of the American Society of Engineering Education Southeastern Section conference competition, with an autonomous national airspace system that controls aircraft movement between airports.

Read More

CA TFR: 04.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5200 Issue Date: April 11, 2006 at 21:16 UTC Location: Needles, California near NEEDLES VORTAC (EED) Beginning Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 14:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 15:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Natural gas release Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-8276

Read More

Boeing Signs Agreement With Chinese Airlines For 80 More 737s

Will Complete 150-Aircraft Purchase; Airbus Has Similar Deal

The need for single-aisle, medium-range airliners in China is growing by leaps and bounds, and Boeing is the latest aircraft manufacturer to enjoy the benefits.

Read More

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 04.12.06

AES's Luc de Gaspe Beaubien Talks V-Engines With ANN

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 04.12.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.12.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- AES's Luc de Gaspe Beaubien Talks V-Engines With ANN, Part I: 04.12.06 (Part One of Jim Campbell's chat with Luc de Gaspe Beaubien of Aircraft Engine Services)

Read More

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.12.06

ATA Says Rising Fuel Prices Negating Airlines' Cost Saving Efforts

NJ County Doesn't Want Planes Routed Overhead, Says Better Options Exist

Ten Years Ago Tuesday: Jessica Dubroff

More AERO-Casts

Advertisement

AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-24 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-24 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 757-200 and -300 series airplanes. This AD requires replacing certain electrical panels with certain new panels.

Read More

AD: Aerospatiale

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-26 MANUFACTURER: Aerospatiale SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-26 Summary SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Aerospatiale Model ATR42 airplanes.

Read More

AD: McDonnell Douglas

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-25 MANUFACTURER: McDonnell Douglas SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-25 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain McDonnell Douglas airplanes, as listed above.

Read More

AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-23 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-23 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Boeing Model 757 airplanes.

Read More

NASA To Launch Probe To Search For Water On The Moon In 2008

A Smashing Idea: Will Impact Moon, Look For Ice In Debris

NASA announced Monday the agency, in collaboration with California's Ames Research Center, will launch a probe called the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite towards the moon in 2008. The probe and its mothership are scheduled to be carried aloft in October 2008.

Read More

Pilot Safe After Ejecting From F-16 Over AZ

Fourth Fighting Falcon Crash In Four Weeks

Air Force officials are investigating why an F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB went down Tuesday morning during what was described as a routine training mission. It is the fourth such incident to befall a Fighting Falcon in as many weeks.

Read More

Advertisement

NJ Residents Object To FAA's Plans To Handle Traffic From Airports

Want Planes Routed Over Ocean, Away From Homes

The FAA is currently considering several options for routing traffic in to and out of the east coast's busiest airports. That doesn't sit well with residents in Ocean County, NJ, however -- who say the agency is strongly considering the possibility of routing thousands of airplane flights over their homes. They want the agency to abandon THAT idea once and for all.

Read More

CP Aviation Adds Advanced Spin Training To Curriculum

Take A Pitts S-2B For A Spin!

Representatives with CP Aviation, Inc. of Santa Paula, CA told ANN this week the school has expanded its unusual attitude training programs to include a new Advanced Spin Training Module. A recently acquired Pitts S-2B is the featured training platform for this specialized training module.

Read More

China's Airlines Band Together To Combat High Fuel Costs

But No Luck So Far In Lowering Prices

Is it a sign of things to come for US airlines -- or should it be? Four of China's largest airlines have joined together to negotiate fuel prices with that country's dominant aviation fuel importer, China Aviation Oil Corp. (CAO), in response to the organization's decision to allow prices to float more freely on the open market.

Read More

ESA Probe Enters Orbit Around Venus

Will Begin Main Mission Next Month

The European Space Agency's Venus Explorer probe successfully entered orbit around the mysterious planet Tuesday, sending its first signals to controllers on Earth a short time later.

Read More

Thomsonfly Flight Delayed So Pilot Can Find His Cell Phone

For the record... flight attendants are NOT kidding when they tell passengers to turn off their cell phones prior to takeoff. After all, the phones can cause real problems for the plane's avionics -- at least, the captain of a Thomsonfly flight from England's Doncaster Airport on Monday believed so.

Read More

Associations Announce FAA Operational Control Briefing To Be Held In Newark

Over the last year, the FAA has been investigating aircraft leases between air charter operators and aircraft owners, the use of fictitious business names, and operational control systems. At the April 18th briefing, the FAA will present information that will impact all Part 135 air charter operators.

Read More

Advertisement

ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (04.12.06): Maintenance Records

Aero-Tips!

FAR 91.417 says in the US it’s the responsibility of the airplane owner or operator to maintain aircraft maintenance records. FAR 43.9 and Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.12.06)

Aero-Linx!

Aero cars -- where are they and when can we buy one, really?

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.12.06): Critical Engine

Aero-Terms!

The engine whose failure would most adversely affect the performance or handling qualities of an aircraft.

Read More

Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.12.06)

"It all comes back to the basic question that I'm sure just about everybody has asked --- how did we turn up here out of all that?"

Source: ESA science director David Southwood, on the space agency's decision to send a probe to examine Venus.

Read More

AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5186 Issue Date: April 11, 2006 at 18:22 UTC Location: Buckeye, Arizona near BUCKEYE VORTAC (BXK) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for accident investigation Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-8276

Read More

AK TFR: 04.12.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5163 Issue Date: April 11, 2006 at 17:06 UTC Location: Thompson Pass, Near Valdez, Alaska Beginning Date and Time: April 12, 2006 at 17:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 12, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Avalanche control Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Juneau (JNU) Automated Flight Service Station, 907-586-7382

Read More

Advertisement

AK TFR: 04.12.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5162 Issue Date: April 11, 2006 at 16:52 UTC Location: Thompson Pass, Near Valdez, Alaska Beginning Date and Time: April 12, 2006 at 17:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 12, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Avalanche control Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Juneau (JNU) Automated Flight Service Station, 907-586-7382

Read More

NC TFR: 04.13.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5185 Issue Date: April 11, 2006 at 18:17 UTC Location: Atlantic Field, North Carolina near NEW BERN VOR/DME (EWN) Beginning Date and Time: April 13, 2006 at 14:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 13, 2006 at 21:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Explosive ordinance disposal Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC