The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has
announced the 2010 worldwide shipments and billings of general
aviation airplanes. Speaking at GAMA's "State of the Industry"
press conference, GAMA Chairman John Rosanvallon, president and CEO
of Dassault Falcon, reported that the global economic downturn
continued to negatively impact general aviation manufacturers in
2010, but that signs of a recovery have started to emerge.
'General Aviation Manufacturers Have Continued To
At this morning's General Aviation Manufacturers Association's
(GAMA) annual "State of the Industry" press conference, President
and CEO Pete Bunce called for a more efficient, streamlined
industry-government partnership to continue economic growth and job
creation in general aviation manufacturing given new fiscal
Pan-Pacific Partnership Looks To Save Fuel, Reduce
The Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE), a
partnership with the FAA’s counterparts and airlines in
Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Singapore to reduce
aviation’s impact on the environment, is moving beyond the
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Largest Non-Safety Related Fine Ever Levied Against An
The U.S. DOT has assessed a civil penalty of $2 million against
Delta Air Lines for violating rules protecting air travelers with
disabilities. This civil penalty is the largest penalty ever
assessed against an airline by the DOT in a non-safety-related
Space History Sale Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Alan
Shepard's Freedom 7 Flight
Personal items which belonged to several astronauts will be sold
in a "Space History Sale" taking place at Bonhams, New York on May
5th. The sale will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Alan
Shepard's historic mission on Freedom 7 as the first American in
Said They Are Escaping Political Crackdown In That Country
Two Colonels in the Libyan Air Force have reportedly flown their
fighters to Malta and asked for political asylum. They say the
recent crackdown on anti-government protesters in Libya drove them
to make their escape.
The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile HD features the
availability of an in-app upgrade option to ForeFlight Pro - a new
subscription plan offering that enables geo-referenced approach
plates and taxi diagrams.
It Helps To Get Some Education About HOW To Buy Your First/Next Airplane
While ANN has had a lot to say about aviation marketing of late... about how businesses SELL their products to the aviation world, we think its about time to turn the tables. Let's talk about being educated BUYERS... in other words... let's make this a two-way street.
This is a previously unreleased video from the ANN archives.
At the US Sport Aviation Expo 2011 ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell spoke with Randy Schlitter, the owner and founder of RANS Aircraft. When Campbell asked Schlitter about how RANS Aircraft is doing in the downturn of the kit plane market, Schlitter replied that they have continued to provide quality kit and factory built aircraft to their customers and as he put it, “They are pulling our wagon now.”
Trapped! Have you ever gotten wrapped up in a headset cord... or left it plugged in while trying to exit an aircraft in a hurry (like trying to outrun some rain)? If that's the case, you know how much of a pain in the (deleted) headset cords can be. UNLESS, you try the latest generation of Bluetooth capable headsets and free yourself of the limitations of having to "plug in."
It Helps To Get Some Education About HOW To Buy Your First/Next
While ANN has had a lot to say about aviation marketing of
late... about how businesses SELL their products to the
aviation world, we think its about time to turn the tables. Let's
talk about being educated BUYERS... in other words... let's make
this a two-way street.
Trapped! Have you ever gotten wrapped up in a headset cord... or
left it plugged in while trying to exit an aircraft in a hurry
(like trying to outrun some rain)? If that's the case, you know how
much of a pain in the (deleted) headset cords can be. UNLESS, you
try the latest generation of Bluetooth capable headsets and free
yourself of the limitations of having to "plug in."
Instructor And Student Injured When Fire Erupted During
The NTSB has released a factual report in an incident which
injured a flight instructor and his student. The two experienced
one of the most harrowing things that could be experienced while
flying ... a fire in the cockpit. Fortunately, both people on board
survived the incident, but the airplane was destroyed.
The U.S. Air Force is raising concerns that a new G4 service to
be offered by a company called LightSquared which was recently
approved by the FCC will create so much interference that it could
render GPS units worthless.
Also Would Require Airlines To Specify Allowable Child Seat
Among the amendments which were passed last week as part of the
Senate version of the FAA reauthorization bill was one written by
Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) which would
codify the so-called "three hour rule" limiting tarmac delays for
"As members of the House and Senate look to reconcile
differences in this legislation, we also hope that they will
recognize the critical importance of Essential Air Service
funding." Source: Statement by the Alliance for
Aviation Across America.