Governor Schwarzenegger Had Cancelled Some Contracts For Budget
With several wildfires raging in California, threatening to
destroy hundreds of homes around the state, Governor Arnold
Schwartzenegger's decision to cancel some contract for aerial
firefighting equipment is being called into question.
Laptops, Digital Cameras, Phones Targeted By Customs, DHS
When traveling abroad, your laptop, digital camera, or
smartphone may be subject to search and seizure without any
suspicion of wrongdoing on returning to the U.S., according to new
guidelines published Thursday by Customs and Border Protection
(CBP) as well as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Announces A Successful Engine Test Flight And Revised Launch
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) said Monday it is making
significant progress on the Beechcraft Premier II program, with the
first successful test flight of the aircraft’s new engines on
a modified Premier IA, and the entry of the first Premier II
fuselage on the assembly line.
From our "Recognition Well Deserved" department ... the National
Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced Monday that aviation
legends John and Martha King will be recognized with the
Association's American Spirit Award for representing business
aviation before Congress and TSA.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.01.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.01.09 (ANN's
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ANN Special Feature: Steve Masters: Forward with Cessna Part I -
09.01.09 (ANN Special Report, with the Cessna
Advanced Aircraft Club's Steve Masters)
Ferry Flight Will Deliver Charity Donation To Support
Airbus has delivered its 4000th A320 Family aircraft to
Brazilian flag carrier TAM from its Final Assembly Line in Hamburg.
The aircraft, an A319, was handed over to TAM in the presence of
the President of the Board of TAM, Maria Claudia Oliveira Amaro as
well as Airbus President and CEO, Tom Enders.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced
Monday that golf legend and esteemed businessman Arnold Palmer
will be among the participants in the Opening General Session for
NBAA's 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention this October
Business Analyst Says "Business Models Must Adapt"
With shakeups in the executive suite, major startup failures and
questions of survival for some established providers, Brian Foley
Associates president Brian Foley concludes the fractional jet
industry is in the midst of major transformation.
"Space: New Opportunities For A New Era" Is The Theme
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
has released the schedule for its annual conference, to be held at
the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA. September 14th -
17th, co-chaired by NASA and the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile
Systems Center (SMC), and organized by AIAA.
Organization Will Be Recognized For EASA Rules Implementation
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and European
Business Aviation Association (EBAA) announced Friday that the
IS-BAO - an International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations
- has been granted official European recognition as an industry
standard for business aircraft operations.
Brad Lang, Son of a Tuskegee Airmen, Introduces the Red Tail Project
Founding leader Don Hinz summarized the Red Tail Project’s mission in simple, yet eloquent words: “Inspire youth and tell the story of the Tuskegee Airmen all across America.” Since its inception, the non-profit organization has dedicated itself to sharing the extraordinary legacy of the first African Americans to be trained as WWII military pilots; these brave servicemen served their country honorably, despite the tremendous prejudice and adversity they faced during that time in our nation’s history.
MP3 Capability Added To Entegra Release 9-Compatible Audio
Avidyne Corporation announced Monday that they have once again
partnered with PS Engineering of Lenoir City, TN to provide an
Entegra Release 9-compatible version of PS Engineering's new
PMA8000B-MP3 Audio Control Panel.
Amount Of Undelivered Perishable And Time-Critical Freight
The Teamster pilots and flight engineers of Fort
Lauderdale-based Amerijet Air Cargo remain on strike, demanding
their first contract they say would provide for wage and benefit
increases, as well as safe and sanitary working conditions.
Unapproved Parts Found On 82 Airplanes, Contractor
With a Tuesday deadline looming large, Southwest Airlines told
federal regulators that unapproved parts may have been installed on
twice as many aircraft as originally thought. The airline has
suspended the maintenance company who procured the unapproved parts
from a subcontractor.
Cessna Aircraft Company has rolled out its latest variant of the
Citation X. On Monday, Cessna announced the delivery of the first
Cessna Citation X to be fitted with Elliptical Winglets. The
winglets were installed under Winglet Technology's U.S. Federal
Aviation Administration-approved Supplemental Type Certificate.
The Indian government says it has lost contact with its
Chandrayaan I, or “Moon Craft" orbiter after nearly a year
spent mapping the lunar surface. They announced Monday they have
abandoned attempts to revive the spacecraft.
$2.5 Million Appropriated For Noise Compatibility Program Near
Key West International Airport
38 homes near Key West International Airport that have been on
and off a list for soundproofing assistance since 2000 should be
finding things to be a little quieter soon. The FAA has approved a
$2.5 million grant to add insulation, specially designed windows,
and other noise reduction technology for the residents.
“The wider negotiations with the Libyans are
reaching a critical stage and, in view of the overwhelming
interests for the United Kingdom, I have agreed that in this
instance the [prisoner transfer agreement] should be in the
standard form and not mention any
Source: British Justice Secretary Jack
Aero-Linx: The Academy Of Model
AMA is the official national body for model aviation in the
United States. AMA sanctions more than a thousand model
competitions throughout the country each year.