The federal government will spend $20.5 million to fund repairs
at 71 airports along the Eastern seaboard that were damaged by
hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne, U.S. Transportation
Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced Friday.
The search for a pilot missing for six years after he crashed in
the mountains of North Carolina is finally over, and Walter
Parker's family has finally found the closure they sought for so
At a ceremony on October 22 in the Boeing Company’s St.
Louis, Mo., facility, Navy and industry leadership commemorated the
start up of the production line for the forward fuselage for EA-1,
the first EA-18G test aircraft being built under a system
development and demonstration (SDD) contract.
CAE has been awarded a
contract to provide China Eastern Airlines with an Airbus
A330-200/A340-600 convertible full-flight simulator featuring a
new-generation CAE Tropos visual system. As part of the contract,
CAE will also provide a range of CAE Simfinity classroom training
products and a second CAE Tropos visual system to up
"For their amazing and momentous actions in the saving
of their aircraft, the Hugh Gordon-Burge Memorial Award is
presented to each crewmember of the DHL flight."
Source: The Guild of Air Pilots and Air
Navigators, in the conclusion of their summary of the events after
a DHL aircraft was hit by a missile while departing Baghdad last
year. The Guild has awarded the crew of the Airbus 300
-- Captain Eric Gennotte, First Officer Steeve Michielsen and
Flight Engineer Mario Rofail -- the Hugh Gordon-Burge Memorial
Award for the incredible feat of safely landing the aircraft
and walking away from it after the missile took out all three
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Eight Days After Reported First Flight, Adventure Amphib Goes
The details are sketchy... but an Adventure Air Amphibian (file
photo below), the source of much controversy in years past due to
unethical business practices by it's designer, one well-documented
(and fatal) mid-air break-up and other concerns, went down
Friday, some eight days after its reported first flight.