Just As We Thought... FAA Says Pilots Should Have Access To
Pilots should be able to enter FAA facilities. There is
currently no nationwide security reason to bar access to flight
service stations, air traffic control facilities, and other FAA
offices, AOPA and the FAA have determined. In getting that
determination, AOPA is delivering on an "IOU" that association
President Phil Boyer took at AOPA Expo last month.
Raytheon Technical Services has been awarded delivery orders
totaling $16.6 million by the US Navy for the repair of weapons
replaceable assemblies and shop replaceable assemblies associated
with the F/A-18 AN/APG-65 radar.
Travelers who have time in-between flights can now take
advantage of free shuttle service offered at Los Angeles
International Airport (LAX) from Terminal 2 to the Flight Path
Aviation Historical Museum on Imperial Highway.
Bombardier Aerospace tells ANN that Northwest Airlines has
exercised options for 10 Bombardier CRJ200 series regional jets for
its Northwest Airlink operation. This represents the conversion of
10 of the airline’s 175 options on the Bombardier CRJ.
Northwest has indicated that the aircraft will be operated by
Pinnacle Airlines, Inc.
Boeing recently delivered the first Malaysia Airlines System
(MAS) 777-200ER (Extended Range) airplane incorporating the Class 3
Boeing Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), making the airline the first in
the Asia/Pacific region to use the EFB.
"I'm glad it's all over. It's been a very expensive lesson and a
very stressful time. I'm glad to finally put it all behind me and
Source: Dwight Krebs, a Kansas pilot and rancher
who pleaded guilty to charges he used his 1993 Piper Super Cub to
give hunters an aerial advantage over their prey. He paid a record
$104,000 fine -- $15,000 in restitution and $89,000 to get his
Super Cub back.