ANN REALTIME UPDATE 10.15.06 1400 EDT: Damn...
Aero-News has just learned pilot Nancy Lynn died Sunday afternoon
from injuries suffered in an accident Saturday during her
performance at a Virginia Air Show.
How would like to enjoy a nice fat Cuban cigar with your
caviar the next time you fly commercial? Sound like a joke? Well,
if German businessman Alexander Schoppmann has his way, the next
time you fly from Dusseldorf to Tokyo, that's just what you'll
A Gulfstream G-II (file photo of type below) with five pax,
including Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriquez, and two crew aboard
fell through pavement in the overrun area of the runway at Bob Hope
Airport in Burbank, CA late Friday morning.
We've been reviewing the FAA's list of the Top 10 causes of
pilot-error accidents. Second on their list is failure to attain or
maintain flying speed, and yesterday we concentrated on speeds for
takeoff and initial climb. Today we'll look at another component of
airspeed control: landing speed.
"We have invested a lot in ground facilities, so we have
to stick with the order for now."
Source: Emirates president Tim Clark in
reference to the carrier's $13 billion order from Airbus.
Emirates, with 45 jets on order, is by far the largest
customer for Airbus' A380 superjumbo. Recent announced delays with
the program confirm deliveries will now be two years behind