ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 03.25.11 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.25.11 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: AEA Scholarships -
03.25.11 (ANN Special Report, with AEA's Mike
Former Meigs Field Operator Says Retired Shuttle Should NOT Go
To Adler Planetarium
Politics in aviation is something we must all learn to deal
with. You may not like it, but it rules our lives. Therefore,
we can choose to know it so that we may in turn defeat it, or we
can ignore it and get run over. Or, in this case, we could be
insulted with no recourse.
New Annunciation Control Unit Brings Vital Information To
Pilots' Field Of View
Mid-Continent Instruments has introduced the latest in its MD41
family of products ... the MD41-151X Series Annunciation Control
Units (ACU) - an upgrade to the company's MD41-146X Series Wide
Area Augmentation System (WAAS) ACUs.
CSCA Believes Proposed Canadian Government Plans Are Not
Optimal For The Requirements Of The Canadian Space Systems
After reviewing the federal budget released Wednesday, the
Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) said it believes that
proposed government plans are not optimal for the requirements of
the Canadian space systems sector.
Three years after start of the Smart Fixed Wing Aircraft (SFWA)
project, a new unique wing demonstrator is presented for the first
time. Saab says the new wing panel is one of several new features
that will contribute substantially to reduce fuel consumption and
emissions for aircraft in the future.
Many celebrities, organizations, politicians from secretary
Clinton to VP Biden and even President Obama have contributed a
video message to the "Trevor project" to help combat bullying and
to prevent gay teen suicides and give young people hope.
Sikorsky Remains One of Aviation's Most Aggressively Innovative
Oshkosh 2010 was no stranger to innovation... though we must
note that this year was a bumper crop in terms of the breadth of
excitement we saw within the confines of Wittman Field... sport
aviation, GA, BizAv, Military, Aerospace, you name it... there was
no shortage of exciting innovations to feast your eyes on...
especially where Sikorsky was concerned.
Revolutionary... and Evolutionary -- Aspen Avionics, Inc.
2010 was another exciting and fast-paced year at Aspen. The
company has been working hard on a number of new product features
and integrations, as well as continually improving existing
functionality. This year will bring more innovative upgrades to our
dynamic product line.
Company Says It Is Committed To Completing The Powerplant
The Department of Defense has issued a "Stop Work" order to the
GE/Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine team instructing them to stop efforts
on the F136 for 2011 once the current funding runs out at the end
Terrain Awareness System Designed For Fixed Wing Aircraft
The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin
(SAIB) to inform owners and operators of rotorcraft equipped with
Garmin 400/500 series GPS Navigation Systems, with the activated
function of Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (TAWS) designed
for use in fixed wing airplanes.
Two Flights Landed Without Clearance, Tower Was NORDO
The NTSB opened an investigation Thursday into an air
traffic control service interruption incident that occurred early
Wednesday morning at Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport
(DCA) in Arlington, Virginia.
Deal Currently Expected To Close In Second Quarter of 2011
Stockholders in AirTran Holdings have voted overwhelmingly to
approve the merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest
Airlines with and into AirTran at a special meeting held Wednesday
in Orlando, FL.
Mid-Continent Instruments — Pilot Tested. Mission
Mid-Continent Instruments is an industry leader in the
overhaul/exchange, repair, design and manufacture of aircraft
instruments, avionics and emergency power supplies for OEM forward
fit and aftermarket installations. With facilities in Wichita,
Kansas and Van Nuys, California, Mid-Continent Instruments serves
Sikorsky Officially Opened The New Facility In Palm Beach
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. officially opened a new facility at its
Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus, establishing
experimental assembly line operations for the new CH-53K heavy lift
AuRACLE Provides Solutions For Fixed and Rotary-Wing
Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems offers a complete line of
digital engine management systems designed for the general aviation
OEM and retrofit markets. From our state of the art glass panel
solutions the traditional 2” and 3” presentations to we
offer a broad spectrum of options to support any customer
requirements. Our products are fully TSO’d and STC’d on
a number of piston and turboprop fixed and rotary wing