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ANN Special Feature: Part I - Carter Aviation
Technologies - 05.04.10 (ANN Special
Report, with Jay Carter, Jr., founder, CEO and Chief Designer of
Carter Aviation Technologies)
New Software Updates to Improve Capability and Procedures
Dassault is set to deliver its 75th Falcon 7X during a ceremony
at EBACE in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday. The 7X was
jointly certified by the FAA and EASA in April, 2007, and has since
received type certification from 14 countries with orders being
received in 42 countries.
Airport Executives Claim No One Is Being Forced Out
Two companies that provide hangar space to the business aviation
community at Reno-Tahoe (KRNO) airport will be closing their doors
when their leases expire June 30th, and some pilots are charging
that airport officials want the space for new businesses that will
pay increased rents.
Envisions Small-Scale Development Of Green, Quiet, Electric,
Dr. Brien Seeley will discuss electric-powered and other
innovative aircraft when he presents "Green, Quiet, Electric
V/ESTOL Aircraft: The Second Century of Flight" at 1400 EDT in the
Reid Conference Center on Tuesday at NASA's Langley Research Center
in Hampton, VA.
Companies Will Focus On HBC's Turbine-Powered Aircraft
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) unveiled a partnership with
ExecuJet of Zürich, Switzerland, at EBACE in Geneva on Monday.
The companies have gotten together to provide delivery and
the initial phase of operation support for international
customers of HBC's line of turbine powered aircraft.
Passengers On A Flight To Grand Cayman Were Asked To Stop
Drinking ... Anything
169 passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Grand
Cayman Island via Nassau in the Bahamas were asked to stop
consuming liquids for more than two hours because every lavatory on
the Boeing 767 became unusable.
AR3202 and AR3209 VHF/Com Units Approved For Certain Bell,
Transport Canada has granted an STC (#SH09-57) to
Maxcraft Avionics Ltd near Vancouver BC, for installation of the
Becker Avionics AR3202 and AR3209 VHF COM Transceivers into Bell
204B, 205A, 205A-1, 205B, 212, 214B, 214ST, 412, 412CF, 412EP, and
Sikorsky S-61L/N, S-76A/C helicopters.
He Certainly Could Be Considered An Authoritative Speaker On
So imagine you're on the panel selecting a keynote speaker for
the American Association of Airport Executives' (AAAE) Bird Strike
Conference, slated for June 21-24 in Salt Lake City. How many names
do you have to kick around before you arrive at Jeffrey Skiles?
Third In Line To The British Throne Is Lt. Harry Wales
Lt. Harry Wales, AKA Prince Harry, AKA His Royal Fly-ness, has
earned his wings after passing his final exams to qualify him as an
army helicopter pilot. The Prince said he hopes his career will
take him back to the front lines in Afghanistan.
Relatives Of A Pilot Who Died In A Plane Crash Parked In The
The sister and brother-in-law of a pilot who was fatally injured
when his plane went down in Friendswood near Galveston, TX were
threatened by a man with a gun Thursday while attempting to attend
an NTSB news conference on the crash.
American Legend Aircraft Company Introduces New S-LSA Cub
At the 2010 Lakeland Fly-In, American Legend Aircraft Company premiered their newest tribute to the classic Piper Cub, the aptly named Classic J3. The Classic J3 development emerged from conversations with Legend Cub owners, the highly successful American Legend LSA aircraft. For the past five years, the Legend Cub has been the best selling American-made light-sport aircraft in the industry. Legend Cub owners convinced company representatives that additional buyers would be interested in a slimmed-down, all-new model of the Cub.
Concorde Battery’s Skip Koss Discusses System Safety
As a battery and electrical systems expert, Skip Koss has seen it all when it comes to the power that keeps today’s aircraft in the sky. Recently, however, Koss has grown concerned over the increase in aircraft that apparently consume power even when all systems appear to be off. These “parasitic loads” can be considerable, draining the battery to the extent of even permanent damage. Koss joins Aero-TV in the last of his safety tips to explain how general aviation pilots can address this potentially dangerous problem.
American Legend Aircraft Company Introduces New S-LSA Cub
At the 2010 Lakeland Fly-In, American Legend Aircraft
Company premiered their newest tribute to the classic Piper Cub,
the aptly named Classic J3. The Classic J3 development emerged from
conversations with Legend Cub owners, the highly successful
American Legend LSA aircraft.
Concorde Battery's Skip Koss Discusses System Safety
As a battery and electrical systems expert, Skip Koss has seen
it all when it comes to the power that keeps today's aircraft in
the sky. Recently, however, Koss has grown concerned over the
increase in aircraft that apparently consume power even when all
systems appear to be off.
Charge That The Company Was Out Of Compliance With FARs
The FAA has proposed a $297,000 civil penalty against Air Mods
and Repair Corporation of Wilmington, DE, for allegedly operating
two general aviation aircraft when they were not in compliance with
CEO Pelton Says EU Will Be Cessna's Largest Non-U.S. Market For
Speaking at the European Business Aviation Convention and
Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, Jack J. Pelton,
chairman, president and CEO of Cessna, said the business jet
industry is showing signs of returning to life in Europe.
Aircraft Will Spray Oil Suppressant If Needed To Help Contain
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has authorized two Air Force
Reserve C-130H aircraft to support the response to a massive oil
slick that threatens wetlands and beaches along the Gulf Coast,
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell confirmed late last
Stall Testing And Other Program Activities Proceeding
Gulfstream said Monday at EBACE that the wing, empennage and
engines have been installed on the third Gulfstream G250 test
aircraft, and testing of the aircraft's systems is under way. Known
as serial number (S/N) 2003, the aircraft will be used to test
systems functionality and reliability.
Back In The Business As A Teacher Thanks To Indiana State
For 20 years of his life, Errett "E.J." Bozarth spent nearly as
much time in a cockpit as he did on the ground. Bozarth's career as
a professional pilot officially ended in 1989 after an automobile
accident near his Dallas home left him paralyzed from the neck down
with minimal control of his shoulder muscles.
Dassault's Falcon 900LX has entered the last phases of the
flight test and certification program while completions on the
first two customer aircraft have begun. Final certification is
anticipated during the third quarter of 2010 with deliveries
starting quickly after that happens.
"We old pilots that have some experience have an
obligation to mentor the younger pilots that are coming along, to
kind of pass the baton to the next generation of
aviators." Source: Former Marine
Corps and airline pilot Errett "E.J." Bozarth.
The Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency
(CAFE) foundation has as its mission the creation and
advancement of the understanding of personal aircraft
technologies through research, analysis, and education.