Avidyne Corporation and AirShares Elite announced Friday the two
companies are planning an "Evening of Learning" to be held
February 9 at 6:30 pm in the Jet Aviation hangar at Hanscom Airport
(BED), in Bedford, MA.
Tom Brelsford, a retired Connecticut State Environmental Police
Sergeant, wasn't fooling when he bought the old Newhart Airport
near Venice, NY last April 1st. Brelsford announced this week plans
are well underway to reopen the field this spring.
Claimed Three Lives, Lone Survivor Called For Help On Cell
Severe icing -- and the pilot's failure to plan sufficiently for
it -- were cited by the NTSB in its probable cause report on a
fatal January 2005 accident that caused a Beech King Air B-90 (file
photo of type, below) to stall and impact terrain near
EAA's Earl Lawrence Fills Us In On A Certain Midwinter
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.27.06 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.27.06
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- EAA Vice President of
Industry and Regulatory Affairs Earl Lawrence:
01.27.06 (ANN's Feature News Program, with the EAA's
Earl Lawrence on the annual EA
References To User Fees, Additional Equipment Ominous To
Although user fees have been rejected by Congress and the
general aviation community on an almost-yearly basis over the past
decade, EAA officials are extremely concerned following U.S.
Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta's speech to the Aero Club
of Washington (D.C.) on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in which he seemed to
float the idea once again.
In 2005 Robinson manufactured 806 new helicopters which is the
most civil helicopters ever produced in one year, by any individual
company. The previous record of civil helicopters manufactured in
one year, was set by Bell Helicopters in 1980.
At a public meeting on Wednesday, January 18, Helicopter
Association International (HAI) President Matthew Zuccaro spoke out
against a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) designed to make the
Washington, D.C. ADIZ restrictions permanent.