An attorney representing pilot Mark Strub entered a plea of not
guilty this week, on a charge of homicide by negligent use of a
motor vehicle in connection with a 2004 plane crash that killed
passenger Kimberly Reed. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6748
Issue Date: March 28, 2007 at 1806 UTC
Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: March 30, 2007 at 1825 UTC
Ending Date and Time: April 01, 2007 at 1700 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Last Week's Flight Paves The Way For Upcoming Contract
SpaceX founder Elon Musk says the data proves it. Despite a
second stage oscillation that popped up late in last week's test flight of the company's
Falcon I rocket, the mission came close enough to
achieving all its goals to be good enough for government work...
and that's not meant to be a disparaging comment.
50th Anniversary Conference On Pace For Record Attendance
The Aircraft Electronics Association tells ANN attendees are
turning out in record numbers to help the AEA celebrate its 50th
anniversary. Aero-News will be on site in Reno throughout the 2007
Conference and Trade Show, to bring our readers the latest news and
developments in the aircraft electronics industry.
Aero-News has learned some very heavy hitters will vie for a
contract to produce the upper stage for the Ares I crew launch
vehicle, NASA's first new human-rated launch vehicle since the
On the heels of sweeping changes to ownership and management at
RotorWay International announced at last month's Heli-Expo, company
CEO Grant Norwitz tells ANN the kit helicopter manufacturer has now
cast its eyes toward the certified market.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.28.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.28.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- EAA User Fee Update:
03.28.07 (ANN Special Feature, with EAA President Tom
Score another needed victory for Airbus, and its upcoming A350
XWB. On Tuesday, Qatar Airways -- launch customer for the original
A350 -- announced the airline will transfer its original 60-plane
order over to the new plane, and will even add 20 more.
Is it all a misunderstanding over paperwork... or the thwarting
of a somewhat shady scheme? That's the question posed by a lone
MD-87 airliner now sitting on the ramp at Milwaukee's Mitchell
International Airport, after the plane was diverted from its
planned flight to Canada this weekend.
And now for something completely different. Members of the Man Will
Never Fly Memorial Society are not opposed to flight; birds do
it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it, as Cole Porter once
said. But when you stop to think about it, do you actually believe
that a machine made of tons of metal will fly?
Source: Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker,
confirming his airline will transfer its existing 60 orders for
Airbus' original A350 to the upgraded A350XWB. The airline will
also reportedly add 20 planes to that order, giving Airbus
approximately 113 commitments for the redesigned competitor to the