Carrier Signs Agreement To Postpone Decision Until After
Those of us wondering what UPS will ultimately decide to do with
its order for Airbus A380 Freighters, will have to wait a little
longer. The cargo company signed an agreement Thursday that sets a
timetable for deciding the status of the 10-plane deal.
Both Events To Be Held This September In Columbus, OH
Aero-News has learned the US Air Force selected Columbus, OH as
the site of this year's Air Force Heritage Week, in conjunction
with the Gathering of Mustangs & Legends at Rickenbacker
International Airport in September.
Aero-News learned Friday a team led by Lockheed Martin has been
"down selected" by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to
propose a solution for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance
Broadcast (ADS-B) program, a cornerstone initiative for the
agency's much-ballyhooed next generation air transportation
With the dawning of true commercial spaceflight just around the
corner, a few enterprising "tourinauts" have come up with some
interesting and varied ways to raise the funds for a $200,000
ticket into (sub)orbit. On that note, we introduce you to Ben
Riecken, a flight instructor with Embry Riddle in Daytona Beach,
New White Paper Series Covers Broad Variety Of Topics
Quick quiz: what are the differences between turbocharged and
turbo-normalized? Unclear on the nuances of spin certification?
Want to know how range affects payload? Answers to these questions
and many more can be found in a new white paper series recently
published on Columbia Aircraft’s website.
Available Via Online Subscription; Current Users Will Receive
Representatives with Approach Systems Corporation, developer of
APIC Glass Cockpit Software Technology, told ANN this week of the
addition of Real Time Approach Plate capability to APIC's suite of
glass cockpit software technologies.
Three 787-8s, Two 737-900ERs Add Western Flavor To
Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines signed an order this week for
three 787-8 Dreamliners and two 737-900ER (Extended Range)
airliners. Based in Baku, Azerbaijan, the airline becomes the first
carrier throughout the republics of the former Soviet Union to
order the 787 and the 737-900ER.
"This agreement will provide us additional time to
evaluate our network requirements and make a decision once and for
all as to how best to ensure service to our
Source: Bob Lekites, vice president of Airline
and International Operations for UPS, on the freight carrier's
decision to postpone its final decision on whether to cancel its
order for 10 Airbus A380 Freighters until the end of 2007.