The FAA has published new regulations for manufacturers of
aircraft and aviation products that will update and standardize FAA
requirements to better align them with the current global
Allows Upgrade To Flat Panels For Falcon 2000, 2000EX
Dassault Falcon announced at the NBAA Annual Convention and
Meeting Monday the development of a new Supplemental Type
Certificate (STC) for Falcon 2000 and 2000EX operators that have
the original flight deck displays installed. The STC will
allow operators to upgrade to a set of four flat panel LCD
Electronic Charts Integration Toolkit Now On An Accelerated
Jeppesen has received a key acceptance letter from the FAA,
which will allow Jeppesen electronic charts to be integrated
quickly and efficiently with onboard aviation navigation systems.
The AC20-148 Reusable Software Component (RSC) acceptance letter is
only the second such letter issued by the FAA.
Developed RNP Procedure To Runway 28 At KSAV As Proof Of
Jeppesen has been granted a certification by the FAA to design,
flight validate and maintain public Required Navigation Performance
(RNP) Special Aircrew and Aircraft Authorization Required (SAAAR)
procedures in the United States. Jeppesen first applied to be part
of this program in mid-2007.
241 Citation Mustangs Delivered In Just Over Two Years
Cessna announced Monday that it has delivered 241 Citation
Mustangs since the aircraft entered service in April 2007. The
entry-level business jet has found worldwide appeal with deliveries
revealing a 60/40 domestic/international mix.
Viking Series 400 Twin Otter certification work has entered the
final phase, with Transport Canada and European Aviation Safety
Agency (EASA) certification, expected in the next 90 days. Viking
is focused on finishing the final checkout configurations for this
Donations Made At Honewell NBAA Customer Appreciation Event
Will Be Matched
In support of Corporate Angel Network's charitable work,
Honeywell Aerospace has announced it will match all donations to
the humanitarian organization that are received at Honeywell's
annual customer appreciation event this year during the National
Business Aviation Association's Annual Meeting and
Aircell High Speed Internet And SwiftBroadband Make The Plane
Like The Office
Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) announced Monday that it
is taking orders for Aircell High Speed Internet and SwiftBroadband
connectivity in Hawker 900XP, 850XP, 750 and Pro Line 21 equipped
800XP business jets that will provide passengers with e-mail and
Internet access on board the aircraft.
Maintenance Laptop Interfaces With Aircraft, Technical
Dassault Falcon recently completed successful testing with
Falcon operators based in Europe and the U.S. on a new maintenance
program dubbed ‘Falcon E-Maintenance.’ The
program allows remote access to a Central Maintenance
Computer, or any other aircraft maintenance application, through a
With recent STCs issued for the removal of Pratt & Whitney
Canada (PWC) PT6A-41 and installation of a -42 or removal of -42
series engines to be replaced with new PT6A-52 engines and
four-bladed Hartzell propellers, StandardAero is in 'the unique
position to offer PT6 operators the option to either overhaul or
upgrade their aging engine lines.'
As Garmin's G1000 FlightDeck took hold amongst the GA world, a
popular topic of conjecture surrounded the question of whether or
not this platform would be expanded to serve the Turbine market...
or whether Garmin would come up with something completely
different. We now have our answer.
The first news conference of the day at the 62nd NBAA Annual
Meeting and Convention in Orlando Florida seemed to set the tone.
Representatives from Hawker Beechcraft gave a military-style
briefing to members of the media on their view of the industry's
current doldrums, but also expressed optimism about the future.
Long-Range Version Of The Legacy 600 Is Already Flying,
Certification Expected In Late 2010
Embraer presented the new Legacy 650 jet Monday in a news
conference at the NBAA 62nd Annual Meeting and Convention being
held October 20-22, in Orlando, Florida. The large executive jet
category Legacy 650 is based on the super midsize Legacy 600, and
will provide longer range for up to 14 passengers.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.20.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.20.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Garmin's Ben Kowalski - The New G3000 -
10.20.09 (ANN Special Report, with Garmin's Ben
He Brings More Than 27 Years Of Industry Experience To The
Cessna has named Matt Melillo general manager of its new
ServiceDirect maintenance option. Melillo, former general manager
of Cessna's Toledo Citation Service Center, will be based in
Wichita, Kansas, and report to Stan Younger, vice president, Cessna
Citation Service Facilities.
Engineers Prove 1,022 NM Engine-Out Range In 180 Minute Time
Cessna announced Monday that Citation Sovereign Part 135
operators will now be able to conduct certain over-water flights,
specifically Los Angeles to Hawaii, without requiring FAA Extended
Operations (ETOPS) approval.
Direct Flight Planning, Automated Reports, Graphical Weather
Jeppesen’s JetPlan flight planning service and Satcom
Direct’s FlightDeck Freedom cockpit communications services
can now be accessed by customers for a fixed annual cost. Jeppesen
and Satcom Direct have announced a teaming relationship that allows
each company to sell a bundled solution to their customers.
Month-long Trip Results In 40 Flight Demonstrations In Three
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation’s Government Business team
recently completed a month-long tour of Europe and Africa with the
Beechcraft T-6C military trainer, which has already netted a
contract from the Royal Moroccan Air Force for 24 of the latest
version of the versatile turboprop aircraft.
Aircraft On Static Display At Orlando Executive Airport
Daher-Socata is spotlighting the operating economics of its TBM
850 Very Fast Turboprop aircraft at the 2009 NBAA Annual Meeting
& Convention. A TBM 850 Model Year 2009 is being displayed at
Orlando Executive Airport.
'This time last year the forces of economic implosion
and government clumsiness combined to drive through our defenses,
and those of our industry, and have inflicted significant damage.
Our mission today is to counter attack.'
Source: Hawker Beechcraft Chairman and CEO
The orientation of the three major axes of an aircraft
(longitudinal, lateral, and vertical) with respect to a fixed
reference such as the horizon, the relative wind, or direction of
flight. Usually refers to the relationship between the nose of the
airplane and the horizon, such as the nose is pointing
“above” or “below” the horizon.
Among the news conferences held today at the NBAA Convention in
Orlando was Dornier, which is building on it's long heritage of
flying boats with the Seastar. It got us thinking about other
flying boats, which are different aircraft than