ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
01.11.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
01.11.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Accelerated
Stalls - 01.11.10 (ANN Special Report,
with CFI Bob Miller)
Systems Installed On Several Fixed And Rotary Wing
The FAA has issued an Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin
(SAIB) to advise owners and operators of incorrect information
transmitted by some models of the Honeywell NZ-2000 Primus Epic
Flight Management System (FMS).
Helibras Will Upgrade 34 Eurocopters For The Brazilian
A contract to upgrade 34 AS365K Panther helicopters of the
Brazilian Army Aviation was signed on Christmas Eve by Helibras,
Eurocopter's subsidiary in Brazil. This is the largest service
contract signed by the Brazilian subsidiary in its more than 30
Discussions about the Army's use of unmanned systems in the
combat theater are likely to focus on bomb-detecting robots and
ground vehicles able to navigate through hazardous terrain.
Chances are the discussion won't immediately go to one of the
fast-growing fields in the Army: unmanned aircraft systems.
At AOPA’s 2009 Summit, the Avidyne Corporation announced their all-new EX600 Multi-Function Display (MFD), the next stage in the radar-replacement MFD market for general aviation aircraft and helicopters. After launching the first stand-alone Flight Situation Display in 1996, Avidyne continued to push innovation and product improvement with the FlightMax and EX500 series MFDs; as stated by Patrick Herguth, Avidyne’s Chief Operating Officer, “the EX600 raises the bar again with its larger display, and with the addition of Map Panning, a highly-requested feature that makes it the most user-friendly MFD available.”
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum’s Larry Wood Profiles the FJ-3 Fury
Developed as a series of swept-wing, carrier-capable fighters, the North American FJ Fury series began as the United States Navy and Marine Corps equivalent to the USAF’s F-86 Sabre. The FJ-1, however, more closely resembles the F-86 Sabre (having a straight-wing design) than its successors; fundamentally different aircraft, the FJ-2 and the FJ-3 feature folding wings and longer nose landing struts to both increase the angle of attack upon launch and to absorb the shock of hard landings on a carrier deck.
At AOPA’s 2009 Summit, the Avidyne Corporation announced
their all-new EX600 Multi-Function Display (MFD), the next stage in
the radar-replacement MFD market for general aviation aircraft and
Sikorsky, Goodrich Collaborate On Health And Usage Monitoring
Helicopter Support Inc. (HSI) signed a memorandum of
understanding (MOU) with Goodrich Corporation Tuesday to
collaboratively promote an advanced aircraft maintenance solution
to the worldwide rotary aircraft market.
Couple Wanted To Spend A Few More Minutes Together
UPDATE: According to the Port Authority of New
York and New Jersey, Haisong Jiang, 28, was arrested on Friday
evening charged with defiant trespass in connection with the
January 4 breach of security and subsequent evacuation of EWR
"Through Summer of Innovation, NASA is calling on our
financial and human resources to align with federal, state, and
local governments, nonprofit partners, universities and teachers to
expand the opportunity for more of our young people to aspire to
and engage in the future prosperity of our nation."
Source: NASA Administrator and former
astronaut Charles F. Bolden discussing a new NASA education
initiative, part of President Obama's "Educate to Innovate"