Newly-elected conservatives in the Canadian federal government
have declined Diamond Aircraft Industries' request for a
35-million-dollar loan to recall furloughed workers and resume the
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
05.19.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
05.19.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: FAA's Randy Babbitt at PTRS
- 05.19.11 (ANN Special Report, with FAA
Administrator Randy Babbitt)
Aquarius/SAC-D Observatory Will Study Ocean Circulations
Final preparations are under way for the June 9 launch of the
international Aquarius/SAC-D observatory. The mission's primary
instrument, Aquarius, will study interactions between ocean
circulation, the water cycle and climate by measuring ocean surface
Triumph Group Subsidiary Selected For New Bombardier Global
7000, Global 8000 Aircraft Program
Wayne, PA-based Triumph Group announced Wednesday that its
subsidiary, Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division, has
been selected by Bombardier to design and build the wing for the
new Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jets.
Cadets Win Boeing-Sponsored Crew System 2035 competition
By 2035, fighter jets might become so advanced that a pilot
could control a fleet of unmanned air and ground vehicles from the
cockpit, flip a switch to transform a canopy into a laser beam
shield, select a target with the wink of an eye, or even talk to
the aircraft to fire a weapon.
Aircell Hardware To Facilitate Service In Citation X and
Among the announcements from Cessna at EBACE this week is that
it will offer Aircell’s Aviator 300 worldwide in-flight data
system as an option on new Citation XLS+, Citation Sovereign and
Citation X aircraft beginning in 2012.
Company Provides Commercial Services Supporting Airborne
Fighter Requirements For DoD
Former TOPGUN Commander Thomas "Trim" Downing has joined ATAC
(Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), a company which provides
tactical airborne services to the Department of Defense.
Businessman Ralph Kunz has also joined the company as Chief
The First Women's Flying Organization Has Plenty of Life Left In It
While Peggy Chabrian's amazing work with the Women in Aviation organization has helped to popularize the role of the "better sex" (as Vicki used to remind me, persistently, to describe them), it was the Ninety-Nines that first put women and aviation together in the public eye.
The First Women's Flying Organization Has Plenty of Life Left In
While Peggy Chabrian's amazing work with the Women in Aviation
organization has helped to popularize the role of the "better sex"
(as Vicki used to remind me, persistently, to describe them), it
was the Ninety-Nines that first put women and aviation together in
the public eye.
Dubai Facility Expanded, New Training Center Established In
CAE and Bombardier Aerospace announced Wednesday at EBACE that
they have strengthened their long-term relationship. CAE has been
designated as the Authorized Training Provider (ATP) by Bombardier
for the Challenger 605 aircraft in Dubai.
Organizers Promise A "Spectacular" Event Honoring Veterans
The arrival of the St. Augustine Air Show usually elicits
feelings of excitement from residents all over Florida, but in St.
Augustine particular. Organizers say this two-day annual event is
filled with thrills and entertainment for the families viewing the
"We believe it's important not only to focus on how we
can continually improve business aviation safety going forward, but
also to honor those with exemplary safety records to date."
Source: Brian Humphries, EBAA President and CEO.