ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
05.25.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
05.25.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: Randy Babbit
Q-&-A - 05.25.11 (ANN Special Report,
with FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt)
First Global Runway Safety Symposium Opened Tuesday At The
International Civil Aviation Organization In Montreal
Despite the consistent growth of civil aviation over the past
decades, air transport remains the safest form of mass
transportation — reflected in a remarkably low global
accident rate of roughly four accidents per million departures.
NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft were delivered to Kennedy Space
Center in Florida on May 20. The two Lockheed Martin vehicles will
undergo four months of final testing and processing in preparation
for launch in early September.
Swedish Armed Forces Will Acquire 15 Black Hawks Over Two
The US Government has agreed to sell 15 Sikorsky UH-60M Black
Hawk helicopters to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (or
FMV, which is the Swedish acronym) for operation by the Swedish
A Once Controversial Pocket Rocket Is Living Up To Its Potential
Credit the stunning vision of those who dreamed of an amazing little jet, affordable beyond anything seen previously, for the start of an amazing vision... and credit Aero-Entrepreneur Mason Holland for finishing the job. The Total Eclipse is every bit the airplane the original dream of the Eclipse 500 was meant to be... and then some.
New York Jury Finds Aircraft Did Not Contribute To Fatal
After a four-week trial, a jury of 4 men and 2 women in the U.S.
District Court for the Southern District of New York found that
Cirrus Design Corporation’s SR20 aircraft did not cause the
2006 fatal accident that claimed the lives of New York Yankees
pitcher Cory Lidle and certified flight instructor Tyler
The NTSB has determined that the probable cause of the August 9,
2010, airplane crash into mountainous terrain near Aleknagik,
Alaska, was the pilot's temporary unresponsiveness for reasons that
could not be established from the available information. The crash
fatally injured former Senator Ted Stevens.
A Once Controversial Pocket Rocket Is Living Up To Its
Credit the stunning vision of those who dreamed of an amazing
little jet, affordable beyond anything seen previously, for the
start of an amazing vision... and credit Aero-Entrepreneur Mason
Holland for finishing the job. The Total Eclipse is every bit the
airplane the original dream of the Eclipse 500 was meant to be...
and then some.
50 Years Ago, JFK Challenged America To Reach The Moon
May, 25th, 1961, exactly half a century ago, President John F.
Kennedy stood in front of a joint session of the United States
Congress and openly challenged our nation to land a man on the moon
and return him to the earth within a decade.
Revises Approved 2009 Deal That Airlines Chose Not To
In a deal that Delta and US Airways have been trying to close
for nearly two years, a new slot swap agreement between the
airlines to transfer takeoff and landing rights at New York's
LaGuardia and Washington D.C.'s Reagan National airports was filed
Monday with the FAA.
Gulfstream International Airlines' flight crewmembers,
represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters APA Local
1224, announced Monday they have agreed to a five-year collective
bargaining agreement with Gulfstream International
Replacement Strikemaster Brought To Air Show Ready In Just 10
On February 26, 2011 a tragic accident destroyed Dragon
Aviation's air show aircraft "The Dragon". Now just a little over
two months later Dragon Aviation is proud to announce that "The
Dragon" has returned.
"I believe we possess all the resources and talents
necessary. But the facts of the matter are that we have never made
the national decisions or marshalled the national resources
required for such leadership." Source: President John F.
Kennedy, challenging America to send a man to the moon.