Gov't Looking At Plan To Identify Operators, Passengers
In what may be perceived as the old "trial balloon" method of
seeing how the winds blow, Department of Homeland Security
personnel are crisscrossing the country, meeting with trade groups
and elected officials to gauge reaction to proposed changes for the
operators and passengers of and in millions of small planes and
recreational boats, the New York Times reported Saturday.
Kenya Airways CEO Titus Naikuni confirmed Friday the cockpit
voice recorder of Flight 507 that crashed in Cameroon May 5 killing
all 114 aboard was uncovered by a joint investigation team at the
crash site in Douala.
"So what else is new?" may be the response from jaded passengers
who fly into, out of, or over any of New York's three major
airports to the findings that the Big Apple leads the nation in
terms of flight delays or cancellations.
GNV Facility Boasts 45,000 Square Feet Of Hangar Space
Aero-News was on hand Friday as Eclipse Aviation held a ribbon
cutting ceremony for the the official opening of its Southeast
Eclipse Service Center (ESC) at Florida's Gainesville-Alachua
County Regional Airport (GNV).
State Refuses To Extend 90-Day Temporary License To Serve
The State of New Mexico has drawn its line in the
Albuquerque sand, refusing to extend a 90-day temporary liquor
license to US Airways following several incidents of serving
alcohol onboard to intoxicated individuals, reported the Associated
Russian space engineers Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov revived
the computers onboard the International Space Station Friday,
bringing what must have been great sighs of relief to those
onboard, and controllers at Johnson Space Center and in
Busch Series Point Leader Unable To Board Charter Flight
Even with NASCAR racing considered the number one spectator
sport in the country with an estimated 75 million fans (sorry
football and baseball fans), NASCAR racers still need an ID to
board a plane, as several teammates found out last week.
June 14 Agreements Enhances Frequency, Continues Over-Fly
In an update to the 2006 aviation pact between India and Russia,
last week's talks allow India unrestricted use of Russia's airspace
for Indian flights to Europe, while Moscow will be permitted to
increase the frequency of its flights to Indian cities.
An aircraft whose wings can be moved in flight, to change the
amount of sweep. When flying at high speed, the wings are swept
back. For low speed flying, such as takeoff or landing, the wings
are much straighter to maximize lift. Examples are the F-14 Tomcat,
F-111 Aardvark, and B-1 Bomber.
"We know which pilots own which aircraft. The next step
would be to know who is on the runway in that
Source: Kip Hawley, assistant secretary of the
Transportation Security Administration. This Orwellian quote comes
as personnel with the Department of Homeland Security are
crisscrossing the country, meeting with trade groups and elected
officials to gauge reaction to proposed changes for the operators
and passengers of and in millions of small planes and recreational