A Chinese regional airliner with 91 people aboard has gone down
during a landing attempt after overshooting the runway at Yichun
city. 48 people have reportedly been rescued, with 20 of those
Passengers Were On Their Way To The Mt. Everest Region
A small passenger airliner with 14 people on board has gone down
in poor weather near Katmandu. The 11 passengers on board the
aircraft were on their way to Lukla near Mt. Everest, a
popular spot for hikers.
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ANN Special Feature: Kestrel Turboprop, Present
& Past - 08.24.10 (ANN Special Report,
with Cirrus Design Founder and new Kestrel Aircraft CEO Alan
Klapmeier and Adrian Norris, former Director of Business
Integrated Approach To Aircraft Survivability Combines Input
From Multiple On-Board Sensors
The U.S. Army is in the process of crafting an integrated
approach to aircraft survivability that combines input from
multiple on-board sensors and uses that information to detect,
track and defeat incoming enemy fire.
Rating Means The Country Complies With International Safety
The FAA announced Monday that Nigeria has achieved a Category 1
rating under the FAA’s International Aviation Safety
Assessment (IASA) program, which means that Nigeria complies with
international safety standards set by the International Civil
Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Desert Hawks: Small UAV's Which Can Record Day And Night Video
For Transmission To Troops
Upgraded Desert Hawks - hand-launched, remote-controlled
surveillance aircraft which can record video footage day and night,
sending it directly to troops on the ground - arrived in
Afghanistan over the weekend.
Alan Klapmeier Fills In More Details On The Kestrel Development Program
One of the best pieces of news to come out of Oshkosh 2010 (outside of the fact that the floods had abated) was the announcement and details surrounding two amazing 'Re-Introductions' -- the rebirth of the speedy and rugged Kestrel turbo-prop program and re-emergence of Cirrus Founder Alan Klapmeier to lead yet another innovative aircraft development program.
Alan Klapmeier Fills In More Details On The Kestrel Development
One of the best pieces of news to come out of Oshkosh 2010
(outside of the fact that the floods had abated) was the
announcement and details surrounding two amazing 'Re-Introductions'
-- the rebirth of the speedy and rugged Kestrel turbo-prop program
and the re-emergence of Cirrus Founder Alan Klapmeier to lead
yet another innovative aircraft development program.
The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded prime contractor EADS North
America a $117 million contract for three HC-144A Ocean Sentry
Maritime Patrol Aircraft, with options for up to six more aircraft
over the next four years.
The British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) confirmed Monday
that it has asked to meet the management of Virgin Atlantic on
Tuesday for 'last ditch' talks to avoid confrontation between the
airline and its pilots.
The Only Person On Board The J-3 Cub Suffered Minor
The pilot of a J-3 Cub reportedly narrowly avoided hitting a
house during an emergency landing attempt just after noon on
Saturday in Glouster County, New Jersey, but did hit a parked car
in front of the house he managed not to hit.
"While we continue to seek ways to address the state's
growing infrastructure funding challenges, it's essential for us to
maintain our investment in all transportation modes, including
aviation." Source: PA Governor Ed