ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
11.04.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
11.04.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: Babbitt on BizAv -
11.04.10 (ANN Special Report, with FAA
Administrator Randy Babbitt)
Six Superjumbos Idled After Emergency Landing Following Engine
Qantas has grounded its entire fleet of six A380 superjumbo
airliners following an incident in which a plane departing from
Singapore suffered what appeared to be the catastrophic loss of an
engine, forcing an emergency landing.
OK... you can't say that you didn't see this one coming...
Managers will delay Discovery’s launch for 24 hours due to
weather. Mission managers will meet Friday at 0500 to reevaluate
the weather conditions. Friday’s launch attempt would be at
Signs International Aviation Security Agreement With German
TSA Administrator John S. Pistole visited Yemen Wednesday to
meet with government officials including Deputy Prime Minister
Rashad al-Alimi, officials from the Directorate General of Civil
Aviation and the Ministry of Interior as well as the U.S.
"Women's Vertical World Record" Try Coming Thanksgiving
The clear blue skies promised a great day one of the
Women’s Vertical World Record Skills Camp this past weekend,
held in Eloy, AZ. This camp was just one of the many such camps
leading up to the Women’s Vertical World Record, to be held
over Thanksgiving weekend, also in Skydive Arizona.
The G560 is continuing its path to becoming a production
airplane. The most recent indicator is a purchase order announced
Tuesday by CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") it has received
from Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (“Spirit”) for wing
leading edge assemblies for the Gulfstream G650 aircraft.
Civil Aviation Authority Of Singapore (CAAS) DOA Goes To Pratt
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded
Design Organization Approval (DOA) to Pratt & Whitney for
support of Pratt & Whitney's multi-year Fleet Technical
Management Agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo.
We've all shared our love of flying with pretty much anyone
who'll listen. And in this age of Facebook and YouTube, it's never
been easier. While a video camera is not always practical in the a
cramped cockpit of a GA airplane, a mini-HD camera may change all
In a October 19, 2010, address to the National Business Aviation Association, FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbitt, expanded his familiar aero-stump speech to a crowd assembled for the this year's reinvigorated BizAv convention. His speech covered a lot of ground but was based in the usual topics this Administrator has emphasized time and time again when his audience is an aeronautical one.
In a October 19, 2010, address to the National Business Aviation
Association, FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbitt expanded his
familiar aero-stump speech to a crowd assembled for the this year's
reinvigorated BizAv convention. His speech covered a lot of ground
but was based in the usual topics this Administrator has emphasized
time and time again when his audience is an aeronautical one.
Reiterates Commitment To Strengthen Security Following Yemen
DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano spoke Wednesday with leaders from
global shipping companies, including UPS, DHL, FedEx and TNT, to
discuss enhanced air cargo screening and security efforts following
last week’s disrupted attempt to conceal and ship explosive
devices onboard aircraft bound for the U.S.
Machinists President Warns Winners to Deliver, Or Else
In an election-night statement directed at newly-elected
lawmakers, Tom Buffenbarger, the President of the International
Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), said they
had better deliver on campaign promises of jobs, jobs and more
jobs, or face an even angrier electorate just 24 months from
Corporate Angel Network, the organization that transports cancer
patients to treatment in the empty seats of corporate jets,
arranged to carry 317 patients in October, the largest number of
monthly flights in its nearly-30-year history.
“Empty wallets and empty promises drove this
election. By ignoring the real pain inflicted on workers in this
Grave Recession, America’s politicians deserved the thrashing
they received." Source: International
Machinists Union President Tom Buffenbarger.
The site enables the public to participate as citizen
scientists to improve Mars maps and take part in Mars research
tasks. At the site, more than 54,000 people have signed up to be
"Martian citizens" and analyze data.