From SkyCatchers To Sovereigns, Show Proves Lucrative For
Sunday's kickoff of the 2007 Dubai Air Show brought some big
orders for Cessna. The Wichita, KS-based planemaker announced a
25-plane order from Wallan Aviation, and a five-plane deal from
Egypt's Smart Aviation for Citation Sovereigns.
A helicopter pilot for was killed Friday afternoon when he
walked into the running main rotor of the helicopter that he was
piloting at the Morristown Airport (MOR). Harold E. "Gene" Jones,
64, of Princeton, West Virginia had landed the Logan & Kanawha
Coal Co. Bell 407 helicopter at an airport in Morristown,
One thing is clear: bizjets are big business in the Middle East.
Brazilian planemaker Embraer announced it won two new orders at the
2007 Dubai Air Show on Sunday, covering the entire range of current
Embraer Executive Jet offerings.
Aviation And Wilderness Academies To Be Offered Soon
Aero-News learned recently two new activities available to Civil
Air Patrol cadets -- an aviation academy and a wilderness academy
– will be offered in the near future thanks to Evergreen
International Aviation Inc. of McMinnville, OR and CAP.