Elevator Cables May Become Slack, Causing Premature Wear
The WACO Classic Aircraft Company has issued a service bulletin
for its YMF WACO F5A, SN F5001- F5009; YMF WACO F5B, SN
F5010-F5036; and YMF WACO F5C, SN F5C040-F5C122, for elevator cable
wear due to the cables becoming slack.
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XWB Set To Become "The Backbone" Of Cathay Pacific Airways'
Future Mid-Size Widebody Fleet
Cathay Pacific Airways announced Tuesday that it has selected
the A350 XWB to form the backbone of its future mid-size widebody
fleet, following the signature of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with
Airbus for the order of 30 aircraft.
Heavy Lift Helo "Ready To Proceed To Assembly, Testing"
Sikorsky's CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter has successfully
completed the Program Critical Design Review (CDR), signaling the
program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation, the
company announced Tuesday.
Delayed Launch Dates Have Museums, Cities Waiting And
What museum with any connection to space or space flight
wouldn't want a retired Space Shuttle as part of its collection?
But with only three shuttles to disburse, and one of them promised
to the Smithsonian, the competition for the orbiters is already
B-29 FIFI And Country Singer Aaron Tippin Headline The
Folks attending the Colorado Sport Aviation (CSA) will be the
first to have a chance to see the CAF's B-29 FIFI ... and hear
platinum-selling country music star Aaron Tippin ... together at
the Colorado Sport International Air Show August 28th and 29th.
Eurocopter Will Place The Full Flight Sim In Singapore
The first Full Flight Simulator (FFS) for the Dauphin AS365 N3
in South East Asia is being developed and built in partnership with
Thales, and will be operational in Eurocopter South East
Asia’s (ESEA) new training facility in Singapore by mid 2012,
Eurocopter said in a news release Tuesday.
Welcome to Aero-TV's Daily Update From
Airventure 2010, for Thursday, July 29th
ANN's Jim Campbell offered some personal memories in introducing
the Vicki Cruse Memorial Scholarship. John L. Petersen, President
and founder of The Arlington Institute, announced two notable
changes to the board of The Lindbergh Foundation. In remarks to EAA
members at AirVenture Thursday, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt
offered more thoughts on the availability off leaded aviation
GAMA released the industry's second quarter shipment and
billings figures on Wednesday. The numbers show that in the first
half of 2010, total GA airplane shipments fell 9.8 However,
billings for general aviation airplanes totaled $9.40 billion in
the second quarter of 2010, up 0.2 percent.
The Aircraft Electronics Association released the results from
its 2010 Rate & Labor Survey this week to participating AEA
member companies. The AEA discovered a promising business outlook
for the remainder of 2010 and into 2011.
Flyersrights.org says Webb Bill Would Bring "Fairness, Clarity"
The "Airline Baggage Transparency and Accountability Act" would
establish rules to assist consumers to compare airfares and other
costs applicable to tickets for air transportation, and would
require airlines to pay taxes on such fees to fund modernization
and maintenance of the U.S. Air Transport System.
Eleven Passengers Fatally Injured When Plane Came Down Short Of
A Russian commuter flight went down Tuesday about a half-mile
short of the runway at Igarka, a town in the Krasnoyarsk region of
Russia. Eleven of the fifteen people on board were fatally injured
in the crash.
"All in all, the results from this year's Rate &
Labor Survey are a welcome sign that business is improving, repair
stations need additional avionics technicians, and the outlook for
growth is trending upward."
Source: Paula Derks, president of the
The Wolf Aviation Fund Foundation states that its mission is to
"promote and support the advancement of personal air transportation
by seeking and funding the most promising individuals and worthy
projects which advance the field of general aviation."