Industry Veteran With 36 Years Aviation Experience
Piper Aircraft is continuing to re-align its management
structure, naming Simon Caldecott vice president of Operations,
responsible for Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing
Engineering, Sustaining Engineering and Supply Chain. He reports to
CEO Geoffrey Berger.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.15.10 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.15.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Practicing Slow Flight -
11.15.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Pilot's Eye View, Other Data Recorded For Later Review
Jeppesen has partnered with video capture and debriefing system
company Flyvie to develop and introduce a video flight recording
and debriefing solution to enhance the general aviation training
St. Louis Facility Offers Highest Level Of Simulator
FlightSafety International announced last week that the
company’s Embraer 170/190 interchangeable flight simulator
located at the Learning Center in St. Louis Missouri, has been
qualified to Level D by the FAA.
Boeing Business Jets announced the delivery of a Boeing VIP
777-200LR (long range) to Aviation Link Co., an aircraft management
company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Abdulaziz A. Al Rowaished,
president and chief executive officer, Aviation Link Co., took
delivery of the 777-200LR at a ceremony held in Everett, WA
Airline Will Benefit From Required Navigation Performance
Technology At Five Airports
GE has entered into a Performance-based Navigation (PBN)
Services agreement with LAN Airlines to design and deploy an
optimized navigation network at Lima –Jorge Chávez
International Airport, and four other airports in Perú,
Chile and Ecuador.
Kaman Corporation has agreed to acquire Global Aerosystems, LLC
(“Global”) of Everett, Washington, a provider of
aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification
services to the aerospace industry.
The Aero-TV crews that produces ANN's industry-leading aero-video coverage LOVE Air-To-Air missions... as its not only a way to show an aircraft in its element... but also a means by which we can see an aircraft deal with the with the arduous tasks inherent in tight formation and the maneuvering required to get the gorgeous shots ANN viewers all over the world demand of us. It was also a great chance to talk to a pilot who has been piloting the Kestrel over the last few weeks as the bird is demoed all over the US in order to build support for this exciting program.
The Aero-TV crews that produce ANN's industry-leading aero-video
coverage LOVE Air-To-Air missions... as its not only a way to show
an aircraft in its element... but also a means by which we can see
an aircraft deal with the arduous tasks inherent in tight
formation and the maneuvering required to get the gorgeous shots
ANN viewers all over the world demand of us. It was also a great
chance to talk to a pilot who has been piloting the Kestrel over
the last few weeks as the bird is demoed all over the US in order
to build support for this exciting program.
Boeing’s Manufacturing Pilots and Field Service Reps
Reportedly Organizing to Join SPEEA
A missive looking to put the best possible face
on possible union changes at Boeing claims that the pilots who
deliver, ferry and train others to fly aircraft built by The Boeing
Company are on a path to become the newest bargaining unit of the
Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA),
IFPTE Local 2001.
Covers All Phases Of Flight From Checklists To Maneuvers
Jeppesen recently introduced a new Cessna 172 Total Training
program for the ubiquitous GA aircraft. The Cessna 172 Total
Training solution incorporates learning situations from all phases
of flight, from maneuvers to checklists, featuring an intuitive,
easy-to-use design and layout.
approach system operated from the ground by air traffic control
personnel transmitting instructions to the pilot by radio. The
approach may be conducted with surveillance radar (ASR) only or
with both surveillance and precision approach radar (PAR). Usage of
the term "GCA" by pilots is discouraged except when referring to a
Aero-Linx: WASPs -- Breaking
Ground for Today’s Female USAF Pilots
As early as 1930, the War Department had considered using women
pilots but the Chief of the U.S. Army Air Corps had called the idea
"utterly unfeasible," stating that women were too "high strung."
Famed woman aviator Jacqueline Cochran in 1939 wrote Mrs. Eleanor
Roosevelt (wife of then-President Franklin Roosevelt) to suggest
women pilots could be used in a national emergency. Aviatrix Nancy
Harkness Love in 1940 made a similar proposal to the Air Corps'
"Check pressures when the tires are at ambient
temperatures... Tire temperatures can increase 200°F
during aircraft operation, and every increase of 5ºF results
in approximately a 1% pressure change."
Source: Sage advice from Goodyear
Aviation's Robert Robson, Goodyear's Product Support