Piper delivered 14 new aircraft during December to Qatar
Aeronautical College, a leading Arabic Gulf provider of airline
pilot training. The fleet sale consists of four Piper Seneca Vs and
10 Piper Archer IIIs.
Fuel Passed To Receiving Aircraft Through The Fuselage
The Airbus Military A330 MRTT has successfully passed fuel to
receiver aircraft using the Fuselage Refuelling Unit (FRU) for the
first time - meaning that all of the aircraft's refuelling systems
have now been demonstrated.
Fleet Harmonization And Renewal With The A320 Family
Thomas Cook Group has signed a firm order for 12 A321, as a
first step of its single aisle fleet harmonization and renewal plan
which is based on the A320 Family. The aircraft will be fitted with
the latest fuel saving wing-tip devices, known as Sharklets.
Aircraft Assigned To The Joint Rapid Reaction Force
The Royal Air Force has received its seventh C-17 Globemaster
III airlifter at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, England. The
aircraft was officially delivered on Nov. 16 from Boeing's facility
in Long Beach, CA.
Light Traveled Some 13 Billion Years To The Space Telescope's
Astronomers say they have pushed NASA's Hubble Space Telescope
to its limits by finding what is likely to be the most distant
object ever seen in the universe. The object's light traveled 13.2
billion years to reach Hubble, roughly 150 million years longer
than the previous record holder.
Will Bring The Number Of A330's On Order From GE To
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft
leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a firm
order for 12 additional long-range A330-300 aircraft. This new
order brings the total number of A330s ordered by GECAS to 32.
Wins New Business Taking Total Orders To More Than 170
Airbus says it delivered 15 corporate jets in 2010 worth more
than US$ 1.5 billion at list prices, setting a new record for this
facet of its business. The aircraft comprised 13 A318 Elites,
Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs) and A320 Prestiges, plus two VIP
Country Has Made "Significant Progress" In Safety
The FAA said Thursday that Croatia complies with international
safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation
Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a reassessment of
Croatia's civil aviation authority.
Agreement Will Extend AvStar's Reach Into New Markets
AvStar Aviation Group has entered into a partnership with
Miami Aviation Specialists (MAS) of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. With
this partnership MAS will market AvStar's services in Central
America, South America and the Caribbean.
Surprisingly Little New Information Presented and Few Possible Fixes... Why?
At the 2010 AOPA event in Long Beach CA, the organization, while attempting to reorient itself under the somewhat testy leadership of Craig Fuller, held a symposium looking into the current state of the flight training industry.
Surprisingly Little New Information Presented and Few Possible
At the 2010 AOPA event in Long Beach CA, the organization, while
attempting to reorient itself under the somewhat testy leadership
of Craig Fuller, held a symposium looking into the current state of
the flight training industry.
Dallas-IndUS-IPI Getting Ready To Ramp Up Production
Dallas-based IndUS Aviation, along with its Chinese partner IPI
Technologies and private investors in China, are progressing
towards the move of production of the Thorpedo Light Sport Aircraft
to the new LuYangHu General Aviation Development Zone in Weinan,
Lake Erie College Receives Collection Which Includes A
Fokker DR-1, An Interstate L-6, And A Ryan ST3-W
In what is likely one of the more unusual multi-million dollar
donations to an institute of higher learning ... officials at
Ohio's Lake Erie College said Thursday that it has received the
nearby Pheasant Run Airport (OI31) located in Madison, Ohio,
and one of the largest vintage aircraft collections in the
Pentagon Says Incresing Development Phase Will Save Money In
The Long Run
The Pentagon announced Thursday that the expected one-year delay
in deploying the F-35 would eventually save the government about
$6.9 billion, according to an e-mail from DoD's military programs
Bid Rigging In ATC Training Charged In Lawsuit Against
Raytheon Technical Services, the subsidiary of the company which
trains air traffic controllers, will be required to defend itself
against a $1 billion dollar lawsuit brought by Washington
Consulting Group (WCG) in a D.C. Court.
“Chuck and I did not imagine that our 68-acre
purchase nearly 35 years ago would become the foundation for an
aviation museum.” Source:
Gretchen Reed, who donated an airport and several historic
airplanes to Lake Erie College in Ohio.