Sikorsky Commits To Build And Fly Two Light Tactical Helos
Sikorsky Aircraft will design, build and fly two prototype light
tactical helicopters as the follow-on advancement to the X2
Technology demonstrator aircraft which unofficially broke the
helicopter world speed record in Florida in September.
Several Scholarship Recipients Announced at NBAA
The NBAA offers a wide range of scholarships that encourage
young people to seek careers in business aviation. Wednesday
morning at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention, several
students received awards from NBAA scholarship programs.
Will Address Issues Unique To U.S./Canada Crossings
The NBAA and Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA)
announce their partnership on a new Cross-Border Issues Conference.
The event will be held November 18 and 19 in Montreal, Canada at
the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure.
Surprise Agreement Could Be Start Of BizJet Powerhouse
Uh... wow. That's the collective reaction we saw and experienced
as Eclipse' Mason Holland stood up in front of god and everybody
and announced that mighty Sikorsky Aircraft was buying into little
ol' Eclipse. This is more than a fortuitous big company/little
company pairing... as Eclipse, a company with untold potential in
an increasingly cost-conscious industry, brings Sikorsky on board
-- a company that knows how to tap potential like few others in the
history of the Aerospace world. Yup... this is a very big deal.
NBAA paints its Annual Meeting & Convention as the
'year’s most significant media event for the business
aviation industry.' This event brings together business leaders,
government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department
personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects
of business aviation. And the guy who oversees it all is NBAA CEO
and President Ed Bolen.
Author/Editor Of 21 Aviation Books From Air Shows To Air
Noted aviation author, photographer and documentary filmmaker
Philip Handleman of Birmingham, MI received the National Aviation
Hall of Fame's 2010 Combs Gates Award as part of Tuesday's NBAA2010
Opening General Session.
European Commission Demonstrates Support of Industry
The vote on the draft rules for EASA’s proposed Flight
Crew Licensing (FCL) has been delayed until mid-December. The
European Commission has expressed that it is not ready to support
the current draft rules.