Company Continues To Expand Its International Reach
Diamond Aircraft´s Italian representative Diamond Aero SRL
has delivered the first two Diamond aircraft to be registered in
Malta. Diamond Aero SRL handed over a DA40 TDI and a DA20 Eclipse
to Diamond Flight Training, a recently launched flying school in
U.S. Navy Primary Trainers Delivered This Summer Get Avionics
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) recently achieved a
significant milestone by receiving Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA) certification of its T-6B military trainer aircraft. The
T-6B, an avionics upgrade variant of the highly successful T-6A
trainer, will be the primary flight training aircraft of the U.S.
Recipient To Be Honored At Annual Meeting And Convention
The NBAA Wednesday announced plans to issue a new award, the
John H. Winant Award, in memory of the legendary NBAA leader and in
recognition of members of NBAA's Board of Directors whose service
to the business aviation community extends well beyond their tenure
on the Association's Board.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.04.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.04.09 (ANN's Long-Form
Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Lance Neibauer: The GA Marketplace -
09.04.09 (ANN Special Report, with Lancair
Designer, Lance Neibauer)
Long Beach Facility Approved For Airframe, Engine, And APU
Gulfstream Aerospace recently received approval from the FAA to
perform engine and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance on
Gulfstream G150 aircraft at its facility in Long Beach, CA.
It was previously approved by the FAA to perform airframe
Unit Will Fly Aboard STS-129 For Integration With International
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) said Tuesday it has
delivered the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS)
Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Communication Unit to NASA’s
Kennedy Space Center in preparation for launch on Space Shuttle
Team America Rocketry Challenge Registration Is Open
Registration for the world's largest rocket competition, the
Team America Rocketry Challenge, is now open for 750
student teams in grades 7-12 from any U.S. school, home school or
non-profit youth organization. Registration for the 2010 spring
contest is open now through November 30.
BA Ordered E-Jets For Modernization If The BA CityFlyer
Embraer delivered the first Embraer 170 jet Thursday at its
headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil, to
British Airways. The aircraft, configured with 76 seats in a
single-class layout, will be operated by BA CityFlyer, which
operates international and domestic routes from London City
No lesser philosopher than John “Hannibal” Smith on
“The A-Team” (am I dating myself?) said “I love
it when a plan comes together.” And so it was with the launch
of STS-128 a minute before midnight last Friday.
Boeing Claims More Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions With New
Piece by piece ... Boeing continues to make progress on the
assembly of the 747-8 Freighter. Mechanics have completed the
installation of the new GEnx-2B engines on airplane No. 1 in final
assembly at the factory in Everett, WA.
Cobham Avionics in Mineral Wells, TX has been authorized by the
FAA as an Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) entity for
Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) projects. As part of ODA, the
FAA delegates an organization the authority to perform its own
certification activities under FAA oversight.
The National Transportation Safety Board is devoting two days at
its Training Center to offer guidance to aviation public affairs
professionals on how to most effectively manage emergency
communications following a major aircraft accident.
There is a reason that ANN dubbed the annual Arlington Fly-In the Friendly Fly-In -- no other event produces as positive a vibe as Arlington and does it with such consummate professionalism... and yeah, its chock full of aviation goodness, to boot.
There is a reason that ANN dubbed the annual Arlington Fly-In
the Friendly Fly-In -- no other event produces as positive a vibe
as Arlington and does it with such consummate professionalism...
and yeah, its chock full of aviation goodness, to boot.
The ICAS Foundation announced Thursday that it will welcome
three new inductees into the Air Show Hall of Fame during an
induction ceremony at the ICAS Convention on Wednesday, December 9
at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.
The FAA has cleared one obstacle in a long-simmering dispute
between the City of Creswell, Oregon and Eugene Skydivers, saying
the city should allow the activity beginning September 1st on an
PZL Mielec Will Assemble The International Version Of The Black
PZL Mielec, a Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. company in Poland, has
begun final assembly of the first S-70i Black Hawk helicopter. The
production marks the beginning of a new helicopter in the Sikorsky
product line, an international variant of the Black Hawk.
"Hunter" UAS With Viper Strike System Will Soon Deploy In
The Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) designed and built by
Northrop Grumman Corporation, has successfully completed
testing of the new GPS-guided Viper Strike (VS) weapons system at
White Sands Missile Range, NM. The GPS VS will soon deploy to
"(T)he FAA's most recent August 6, 2009 correspondence now sets
an unworkable September 1 demonstration deadline for trial jumps at
Source: Excerpt from a "strongly worded"
letter from the Creswell, Oregon City Council.
Team America Rocketry
Registration is now open for this annual event sponsored
by the Aerospace Industries Association, NASA, and
others. This year's challenge is for teams of school kids to
design, build and fly a model rocket that reaches exactly 825 feet,
stays aloft for between 40 and 45 seconds and returns the raw egg