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November 04, 2007

Eight Reported Lost In Brazilian Lear 35 Accident

Jet Down On Takeoff In Sao Paulo

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 11.04.07 1830 EDT: At least eight people were killed when a Learjet 35 air taxi crashed on takeoff Sunday from a Sao Paulo, Brazil airport.

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Appeals Court Rules Lycoming Committed Fraud In Crankshaft Case

Court Set Aside Previous $96 Million Damage Award

The Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, TX handed down a decision this week in an aviation fraud case involving Lycoming engines division, upholding key components of the jury's verdict while setting aside the damages award because the damages were not recoverable by Texas law.

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Risky Repair To ISS Solar Wing Completed

Score One For NASA Ingenuity

Discovery astronauts repaired a damaged solar panel on a potentially dangerous venture outside the space station on Saturday, accomplishing the task in a little more than seven hours.

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Men With Knives Bound For India Arrested At ATL

FBI Says Incident Not Terror-Related

A man with a box cutter in his luggage who had boarded a flight after successfully passing through airport security triggered the arrest of both he, and his travel companion on state weapons charges at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport recently.

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ASRS Report Reveals Pilots Slept On Approach To DEN

Pilot Fatigue: Not A Good Bed-Time Story

Two commercial pilots allegedly fell asleep on a March 2004 flight between Baltimore and Denver, with one pilot waking up to "frantic" calls from air traffic controllers warning them they were approaching the airport at twice the speed allowed.

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NOAA Using UAVs In Hurricane Noel

Low Level Flights Hoped To Produce New Data

Hurricane Noel is giving researchers their first chance to test out Unmanned Aerial Vehicles as hurricane research aircraft. The remote controlled plane was launched November 2, from Wallops Island, VA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told the Associated Press.

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Nowak Evidence Tossed Out By Florida Judge

Request For Lawyer Claim Ignored By Police

A Central Florida judge tossed out key evidence found during a search of a car belonging to former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak, and statements she made to Orlando police after her arrest on kidnapping charges.

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Second 737-200 Incident Grounds Mandala Air Boeing Fleet

Officials Cite Safety Reasons; Carrier Has New Airbus Planes On Order

Mandala Airlines has grounded its four Boeing 737-200 aircraft after one of them skidded off a runway upon landing, a company official told the Jakarta Post on November 2.

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Email Shows TSA Ratted-Out Boarding Agents To Screeners

Security Tipped Off To Be Aware Of False ID

The Transportation Security Administration revealed its undercover operatives by alerting screeners via e-mail with descriptions of its agents during security exercise, according to the Associated Press.

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Chang’e I On Track To Lunar Orbit

No Initial Correction Needed

Chang'e I, China’s first lunar probe carried out its first orbital correction on the morning of November 2, to ensure it travels on its preset orbit, according to China Daily.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.04.07)

The important thing to remember is that we defeated Lycoming's $173 million claim, and that's still true. And it's still true that the jury found Lycoming committed fraud."

Source: Attorney Marty Rose, lead counsel for Navasota, TX-based Interstate Southwest. The Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, TX handed down a decision this week in an aviation fraud case involving Lycoming engines division, upholding key components of the jury's verdict while setting aside the damages award because the damages were not recoverable by Texas law.

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