It used to be hard to get the aviation industry to get behind
something important... but the Internet appears to have handed an
embattled aviation resource a bit of moral support as they dealt
with the threat of legal action from a competitor who received a
patent for technologies similar to theirs.
Rolls Royce Revises Service Bulletin On Trent 900 Engine
In the ongoing Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB)
investigation of an engine failure involving a Qantas A380 aircraft
over Batam Island, the ATSB issued a safety recommendation that
identified a potential manufacturing defect of the Trent 900 engine
installed in some A380 aircraft.
Led By An Ultralight, A Tenth Group Of Endangered Birds Flies
Ten young whooping cranes have completed three quarters of their
migration from Wisconsin to Florida. They flew into Georgia from
Alabama Thursday, and landed in Clay County, Ga. Only six to seven
months old, the cranes have now traveled 979 miles and have another
306 to go.
It's that time of year again, and this time the Super Bowl TFR
will affect pilots in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The FAA will
establish airspace restrictions over Super Bowl XLV, to be in
effect February 6, 2011, over Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.
"Safeguarding an endangered species does not come with
guarantees. This is more than simply an experiment in wildlife
reintroduction; it is a struggle against all odds."
Source: Joe Duff, senior ultralight pilot and CEO
of Operation Migration.
The observation of the progress of radar identified aircraft,
whose primary navigation is being provided by the pilot, wherein
the controller retains and correlates the aircraft identity with
the appropriate target or target symbol displayed on the radar