Benefits Out-Of-State Visitors, State Aviation, Tourism
In the waning days of the Florida legislative session, The
Florida Senate passed House Bill 173, which exempts visiting
aircraft from the state's use tax. Passage of the bill came Friday,
and with Governor Charlie Crist's expected signature, it will take
effect in July.
Australia's Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner said
Wednesday that the Defence Materiel Organization has released
project solicitation documents to the United States Navy and
Australian Aerospace for the supply of a new naval combat
Re-Evaluating Soundproofing At Three Suburban Chicago
With an expansion in the works at O'Hare International Airport,
the FAA is going back to three nearby suburban schools to determine
if they should receive federal grants for soundproofing. The FAA
had previously denied the grants for the schools.
Weather Forced Chinook To Touch Down In A Corn Field
The crew of a Connecticut National Guard Chinook helicopter on a
ferry flight from Connecticut to Washington State for maintenance
made a precautionary landing in an Iowa cornfield when they
encountered some heavy weather.
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NTSB Chairman Details the Tradition of Women’s Service in Aviation
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.” Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.
NTSB Chairman Details the Tradition of Women’s Service in
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in
Aviation International organization held their 21st annual
conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s
Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme,
“Aviation – It’s a Small World.” Developed
in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of
women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.
Two U.S. Senators Introduce Resolution Applauding GA
It's no secret that GA pilots can be counted on to help in times
of crisis. Such was the case in the aftermath of Haiti's
devastating earthquake, and U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and
Mike Johanns (R-NE) have introduced a resolution formally
recognizing the contributions of general aviators to relief
Answers Questions About Security Focus On Aviation
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano
delivered remarks highlighting the Department’s ongoing
efforts to bolster aviation security at the National Chamber
Foundation’s Annual Aviation Summit, a forum sponsored by the
non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
NTSB Chair Deborah Hersman Addresses Air Safety
In a speech to the International Society of Air Safety
Investigators, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman
Deborah A.P. Hersman said Thursday that the use of data to manage
and improve safety in the aviation industry has had a positive
effect on the world's improving aviation safety record.
Exhibit Depicts Command's Missions, Which Began In 1957
The Defense Department unveiled a corridor in the Pentagon
Wednesday bedecked with photos, quotes and historical passages
centering on the foundation of the U.S.-Canadian defense
relationship: the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better
known as NORAD
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Eclipse Aerospace will display the first EASA certified EA500
aircraft at the EBACE air show next week in Geneva, Switzerland,
the company said in a news release Wednesday. This EASA certified
Eclipse aircraft is owned and operated by Air Taxi operator
JetReady, headquartered in Valencia, Spain.
New Products And Services Financed Through "Transformation" Of
In series of moves it says is in answer to the
world economic crisis, as well as the evolution of the
helicopter market, Eurocopter has decided to accelerate its SHAPE
improvement program. The company intends to invest more than $1.7
billion in self-funded R & D between 2010 and 2014.
In 10 years, EBACE, the European Business Aviation
Convention & Exhibition, has become one of Europes major
showcases for business aircraft. And with the economy showing signs
of recovery, there could be a lot of news from Geneva, Switzerland