ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.15.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.15.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: Garmin's Jim
Alpiser - 04.15.11 (ANN Special Report,
with Garmin's Jim Alpiser)
Delta 767 Captain Don Wykoff Steps Up From IFALPA Deputy
Capt. Don Wykoff, former ALPA executive administrator, was
recently elected the 17th president of the International Federation
of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) at the
Federation’s 66th annual conference, held this year in Chiang
The respective Unions representing Southwest Airlines and
AirTran Airways Pilots, as well as both Companies signed a
Four-Party Process Agreement that provides for the two pilot groups
to begin their seniority integration discussions prior to legal
closing of the AirTran acquisition.
Four Fatally Injured, Including Inventor Of The 'Dropped
The NTSB has determined that pilot error was the probable cause
of an accident in January, 2010 which fatally injured four people,
including the inventor of the "dropped ceiling" popular in offices
and other commercial settings.
Crewman Served On A B-24D Liberator Which Went Down On A Recon
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
said Thursday that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action
from World War II, have been identified and are being returned to
his family for burial with full military honors.
Allows System To Be Installed In European Fixed And Rotary Wing
The EASA has granted a European Technical Standard Order (ETSO)
to Avadyne for its EX600 Multi-Function Display (MFD). This ETSO
paves the way for installation of the EX600 MFD in
European-registered fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters.
"The increased staffing implemented by Secretary LaHood
and FAA Administrator Babbitt is a strong first step that will go a
long way to ensure these isolated cases of fatigue never happen
again." Source: NATCA president Paul Rinaldi.