Historic Aircraft To Cross The Country September 10-15
Boeing and Jeppesen will sponsor the 2008 transcontinental
airmail re-enactment, a five-day cross-country trip that
commemorates the 90th anniversary of air mail service in the US and
honors pioneers of commercial aviation. Bill Boeing, Jr. is also
personally sponsoring the flight.
Régional – Compagnie Aérienne
Européenne Has Nine On Order
Brazilian planemaker Embraer announced Friday it recently
delivered the first Embraer 170 jet to Régional –
Compagnie Aérienne Européenne, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of the Air France Group. This is the first of a total of
nine firm orders it has for the Embraer 170 from the French
The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) takes
pride in announcing a significant aviation accomplishment on the
part of these very special aviation educators. Recently, they
were all accredited as Master Instructors by NAFI, their
professional aviation education association.
The former Compass Airlines flight attendant charged with
starting a fire in an aircraft lavatory in May, to show his
displeasure for having to work a run out of Minneapolis to Regina,
Saskatchewan, failed to show up for a mandatory court appearance in
Fargo, ND Friday.
Passes All Guidelines In DCMA Earned Value Management Systems
On the heels of its second successful test of its SM-6
interceptor missile, Raytheon announced its Missile
Systems business recently completed an Earned Value Management
Systems compliance review by the Defense Contract Management
Agency. DCMA auditors found that Missile Systems passed all 32
Officials at St. Louis International Airport/Lambert Field tell
ANN the Midwestern airport was "rockin' on Friday, for the first
anniversary of the "Music Spot" performance stage with more music
and a fun addition to Lambert's eclectic art scene.
The Eighth Air Force Historical Society was created in 1975 to
preserve the legacy of the "Mighty Eighth", and the part it played
in American history during WW2. Over the years, it has become a
strong organization with an emphasis on remembering and honoring
our comrades who served with distinction: the men who flew, the
many thousands of ground crews, and those who worked in the
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
"The strike will commence at one minute after midnight
tonight. This Company disrespected the process, bargained illegally
and most of all, disrespected the finest Aerospace workers anywhere
on the planet by failing to meet your expectations."
Source: The International Machinists And
Aerospace Workers Union, which will strike Boeing at 12:01 am
Saturday morning after last-minute negotiations between the two
sides failed. On Wednesday, IAM workers voted overwhelmingly to
reject Boeing's last contract proposal, and to authorize a strike.
Workers appeared restless, showing open disdain for the union's
agreement to postpone the walkout for 48 hours to give Boeing one
last chance to meet their demands.