ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.20.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.20.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: Iridium's Brian
Pemberton - 04.20.11 (ANN Special Report,
with Brian Pemberton, Director of Product Management, Aeronautical
and Marine Products)
CHC Will Be Issued An Air Operator Certificate From The Island
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) has
entered into a joint partnership with CHC Helicopter, which
provides the company with the opportunity to obtain and maintain a
Cayman Islands Air Operator Certificate.
Armed Aerial Scout Flight Demonstrations Taking Place In
EADS North America is conducting flight demonstrations of its
company-funded Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) helicopter at the
Nashville International Airport this week to coincide with a nearby
military aviation exposition.
Museum Focuses Education Efforts On High School Females
The International Women's Air & Space Museum (IWASM) is
currently accepting applications from female high school students
in grades 9-11 for two summer camps on college campuses in Ohio
sponsored by the museum.
JetFlite International (JFI) has added a Challenger 601 aircraft
to its charter fleet. The Challenger 601 is based in New York at
the JetFlite International Center in Farmingdale and is available
for charter operations.
Aviation Alliance Insurance Risk Retention Group Fights Market
Conditions To Grow
At the 2011 Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA)
Symposium, Bill Perdue, president of the Aviation Alliance
Insurance Risk Retention Group, Inc. (AAIRRG), announced that "we
have just enrolled our 50th member, which is a significant
milestone in our progress as a new insurance company".
Donaldson Foundation, EADS-NA Make Gifts To Assist
The Donaldson Foundation, on behalf of Donaldson Company, Inc.,
has donated $15,000 to the Army Aviation Association of America
(AAAA) Scholarship Foundation. The funds will be used to establish
an endowed scholarship at AAAA’s Lindbergh chapter in St.
Smartphones may have gotten just a little bit more useful to
instructors and pilots, as if they weren't pretty much
indespensible already, with the release of IMC Club
International's new Android application exclusively designed
for Flight Instructors and CFI Students.
Assumes Role Of Regional Service Representative For AgRight
Wendel Lambert has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation
Engine Repair and Overhaul Group (ERO) company, as Regional Service
Representative for the company's AgRight agricultural aviation
Communication Remains The Key To How Aviation (And The Rest Of The World) Works
As we understand it, Aircell is currently the world’s leading provider of inflight connectivity. No small boast, that. As the winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built an extensive mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation.
Communication Remains The Key To How Aviation (And The Rest Of The
As we understand it, Aircell is currently the world’s
leading provider of inflight connectivity. No small boast, that. As
the winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell
has built an extensive mobile broadband network for commercial and
business aviation. Operating over an exclusive, proprietary
air-to-ground spectrum, this technology utilizes a network of
towers in the U.S. It uses a modified version of the same
technology employed by Sprint, Verizon and others to provide
nationwide mobile coverage.
Controllers Routed EXEC1F Too Close To A C-17 At Andrews
First Lady Michelle Obama was returning from a series of
appearances in New York on Monday when the Boeing C-40C on
which she was a passenger was allowed to get too close to a C-17
while on final approach to Joint Base Andrews just outside
Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are
scheduled to begin a 14-day mission to the International Space
Station with a launch at 1547 EDT on Friday, April 29, from NASA's
Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-134 mission is shuttle
Endeavour's final scheduled flight.
Simulated Electronic Flight Bag Designed To Improve Quality And
Reliability Of Flight Training
Simulated Electronic Flight Bag (simEFB) hardware for flight
simulator training devices is being introduced by Boeing at the
World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS) this week
in Orlando, FL.
Embraer showed some fairly strong results for the first quarter
of 2011 (1Q11), delivering 20 jets to the commercial aviation
market and eight to executive aviation. On March 31, 2011, the firm
order backlog totaled $16 billion, an increase of $400 million over
December 31, 2010.
Developer Changes Its Name To Better Reflect Its Business
The Argus One lighter-than-air UAV has successfully completed
its initial series of flight tests to an altitude of 500 feet,
according to a news release Tuesday from Sanswire Corp., which
developed the UAV and its related technologies.
"(W)e find no support in the law for (the) proposition
that Cirrus's duty to warn included an obligation to train Prokop
to proficiently pilot the SR22." Source: Excerpt from a
decision of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.