Will Ensure All States Have Air National Guard Presence
The Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission wrapped up
four days of deliberations in final actions Aug. 26 and 27 by
voting to turn Pope Air Force Base, NC, into an Army airfield and
recommending sweeping recommendations to revamp the Air National
Guard and consolidate its operations.
Storm's Disruptions Plus Effect On Oil Prices Gives Airlines
Just What They Don't Need
Remember the venerable college film classic "Animal House?"
Remember when Kevin Bacon was being initiated into the rich boy's
fraternity and had to undergo a paddling as part of the secret
initiation? Remember what he said with each whack?
AD NUMBER: PL2005-18-51
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive
SUMMARY: On April 29, 2005, the FAA issued AD
2005-10-03, amendment 39-14080 (70 FR 24703, May 11, 2005), for
certain Boeing Model 777-200 and -300 series airplanes.
Mineta To Address GA Issues, Answer Member Questions
For the first time in AOPA Expo history, the Secretary of
Transportation will be there live to speak and answer member
questions. Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has just confirmed that he
will be addressing the Expo General Session Saturday morning,
After commenting on Defense Base Closure Realignment Commission
(BRAC) decisions regarding Pennsylvania military installations,
Governor Edward G. Rendell has requested the BRAC Commission
rescind its decision with respect to the 111th Fighter Wing at
Think that today's kids aren't involved, or learning anything in
high school? Don't say that to 15-year-old Amanda Meyer -- she
might be the best hope of resolving the ongoing battle over a true
piece of history from the earliest days of the United States space
Symphony Aircraft Industries (SAI) announced that it has
concluded a series of financing arrangements totaling $3.3 million.
The financing consists of a mix of $2.1 million of private equity
and $1.2 million long term debt. These funds will be used to fuel
the continuing and rapid growth of the company.
As Hurricane Katrina strengthened to a Category 5 storm -- the
strongest measurable -- on Sunday over the Gulf of Mexico,
residents of southeastern Louisiana were preparing for the worst
while those in southern Florida picked up the pieces, and counted
themselves as fortunate.
An Australian pilot was killed Saturday night when his Air
Tractor crashed during a water-bombing run in Mallorca, Spanish
emergency services said. The crash brings the number of
firefighters killed this season in Spain to 14, including one other
When your day begins with watching an absolutely gorgeous
red-and-yellow Decathlon as its pilot practices touch-and-goes on a
calm, coolish (well, for Dallas -- 75 degree) morning, you know
there are still at least a few things right with the world. Flying
funk? What flying funk?
And then you read the news.