He Posted Videos On YouTube Critical Of Airport Security
A pilot who had been authorized to carry a gun in the cockpit
says through his attorney that he is being punished by TSA for
posting unflattering videos about the agency on YouTube. Attorney
Don Werno said federal agents showed up at at his client's house to
confiscate his weapon.
787 Flight Testing Resumes After Interim Solution Verified
Through "Extensive Testing"
Boeing resumed flight test activities on the 787 Dreamliner
Thursday. The company has installed an interim version of updated
power distribution system software and conducted a rigorous set of
reviews to confirm the flight readiness of ZA004, the first of the
six flight test airplanes to return to flight.
Discuss Screening Procedures And Trusted Traveler Program
Representatives of the National Business Travel Association
(NBTA) met with TSA Administrator John Pistole just before the
holidays to discuss NBTA’s position on topics related to
safety and security procedures.
Insulating Foam And Sensors Have Been Removed, Work Resumes
Technicians in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy
Space Center in Florida got Friday and Saturday off for the holiday
after removing foam insulation and test sensors from space shuttle
Discovery's external fuel tank.
U.S. Commerce Department Says Other Manufacturing, Particularly
For Defense, Is On The Rise
The U.S. Commerce Department released its monthly report on
manufacturing of durable goods on Wednesday, and "transportation",
which the report says means mostly aircraft manufacturing and
parts, drove the index down. The report also shows an increasing
inventory of aircraft waiting to be sold.
Grizzly Fleet Ends 2010 With 1,000 Hours In The Air
The fourth Airbus Military A400M military airlifter has made its
first flight - the culmination of a highly successful 2010 which
also saw the fleet of Grizzly development aircraft complete just
over 1,000 hours flight-time and 300 flights.