ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.04.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.04.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Should Sport Pilot Dual
Time Count? - 04.04.11 (ANN Special
Report, with CFI Bob Miller)
Do I really need to tell you that aviators, of all stripes, are suckers for helping out with a good cause? Day in and day out, the heart of aviation is visibly on display as aviators the world over do what they can to be of service to those around them... while the world is often ignorant of the sacrifices and benefits we flyers bring to them.
In aircraft weight and balance, as well as load distribution, it
is the distance from the CENTER OF GRAVITY (c/g) to some point. For
computations, arms measured forward from the c/g are positive (+n)
and those measured aft of the c/g are negtive (-n).
Aero-Linx: Franklin's Flying
The Facebook page for airshow performers, Kyle and Amanda
Franklin, it has become the rallying point for news of the pair
since their accident last month. Kyle as well as Amanda's brother,
Matt Younkin, have been keeping everyone updated on the long road
to recovery these fliers face, while also serving as a great
location for their friends and fans to express their encouragement
and support in this recovery process. Be sure to check it often...
and let them know that you're thinking of them.
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We mourn the loss of our colleagues and friends and
extend our deepest sympathies to their families... The
Gulfstream team has already rallied to support the people these men
left behind, and we know that the local and aviation communities
will do the same. On their behalf, we ask for your kindness,
support and understanding as they, and the rest of the Gulfstream
family, grieve the passing of these fine
Source: Joe Lombardo, president, Gulfstream,
addressing the tragedy that occurred Saturday morning when a G650
test aircraft went down on takeoff, killing its crew. ANN sends our
prayers and condolences to the families and friends of those