Spacecraft To Be Powered By Hydrazine Propulsion Systems
Aerojet announced Friday it has been selected by Johns Hopkins
University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) to provide
propulsion systems for NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP)
mission. The work will be conducted at Aerojet's Redmond, WA
Two Frasca Cessna 172S level 5 Flight Training Devices (FTDs)
were recently qualified by the CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration
of China) for training by Shenzhen Airlines. The Frasca FTDs are
located at Shenzhen's Flight Training School, located in Wuzhou,
Guangxi province, China.
iHUD Much Cheaper Than True Glass Panels... But
It's Only For Show, For Now
Will there come a day when pilots will only need to plug an
iPhone into the panels of their small planes to go flying? Well...
probably not, though a new application presents a compelling
argument for that possible future.
Former Aeronautic Director Roy Harris Jr. Will Speak October
Langley Research Center is wrapping up the 'NASA at 50' lecture
series that is celebrating a half-century of history with someone
who was there when it all started. Roy Harris, Jr., the former
director of aeronautics at Langley, says NASA's aeronautics
research is critically important to our nation's transportation,
defense, economy and its competitiveness in a global world.
We unveiled a new and exiting addition to the Aero-News lineup
in July, during the annual excitement known as the EAA AirVenture
Oshkosh Fly-In. In addition to the highly-acclaimed Aero-Casting
products ANN introduced last year, Aero-News has unveiled a
full-time (24/7) Internet radio feed that will
feature all of ANN's most current news products as well as current
and archived news features of interest to flyers all over
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
"Right now, there is no common cause for an accident,
because we've picked off all the low-hanging fruit. Today's
accident is often a complex set of dominoes that fall in precisely
the right way, and an accident results."
Source: Ruth Leverenz, acting Deputy
Administrator of the FAA, in a speech before the International
Aviation Womens' Association on Friday.
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