Data Was Collected By A Research Aircraft That Flew 30 Hours
Through Ash Clouds
Honeywell said Thursday that it will be analyzing the
effects of ash ingestion in two of its TPE331 turboprop engines
which were used to gather scientific data during the recent
volcanic eruptions and flights into the subsequent ash cloud over
One Advertised A Fare That Was Not Actually Available
The U.S. DOT assessed civil penalties against AirTran Airways
and Delta Air Lines on Friday for violating rules that require
airline price advertisements to disclose the full price consumers
must pay for air transportation. AirTran was fined $20,000
and Delta $40,000.
Award Recognizes An Outstanding Engineering Accomplishment
Pratt & Whitney engineers Louis Celiberti, Timothy Crowley,
James Fuller and Cary Powell have won United Technologies' George
Mead Award for developing the world's first advanced multi-variable
control (AMVC) design for the only engine that powers the F-35
Lightning II flight test program.
Imagine that you woke up following a flight to find that the
airplane was empty, dark, locked, and parked for the night. That
was exactly the situation in which 36-year-old Ginger McGuire found
herself after a recent flight from Detroit to Philadelphia.
Aero-Linx: BLS -- Aircraft and
Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Service
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition:
Today’s airplanes are highly complex machines with parts that
must function within extreme tolerances for them to operate
"If I did not have to make a living, I would continue to
serve as the IC until the mission is completed..."
Source: Maj. John Neil, the initial CAP
incident commander at the Mobile command post, one of several
incident command posts set up for the Gulf Coast oil spill