Hawaiian Island-Based Consortium Of Landowners Pioneering Production Of Bio-Based Fuels
Alaska Airlines and Hawai`i BioEnergy LLC have signed an agreement for the carrier to purchase sustainable biofuel for its aircraft. Alaska Airlines is Hawai`i BioEnergy's second customer, and the first airline to sign a contract.
Designed To Help Businesses Select The Right Airplane
The NBAA has released the 2013 edition of its Light Business Airplane (LBA) Buyer's Guide. First published in 2009, the guide helps businesses in selecting an airplane to meet their needs by providing an overview of the light business airplanes currently in production.
Sight Line Display Puts Critical Flight Information In Line Of Sight. Provides Head Up, Eyes Out View
MyGoFlight, a company focused on the design and manufacture of iPad gear for pilots, has announced it will unveil a new iPad display built for the rigors of the cockpit during the upcoming EAA AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh.
Agreement Designed To Advance Aeronautical Education And Aid Disadvantaged Communities
The Eurocopter Corporate Foundation has launched its first outreach initiatives through agreements with two France-based non-governmental organizations: the Castel Mauboussin Association and Acting for Life.
Experiment To Study Vehicle Assembly, Formation Flying In Space
Technology designed to test algorithms related to relative attitude control and station-keeping between satellites, retargeting and image plane filling maneuvers, collision avoidance, and fuel-balancing algorithms have been deployed to the ISS.
Early User Testing Completion Paves Way For Operational Evaluation At Aberdeen Proving Ground
The U.S. Army has completed Early User Testing (EUT) of the Raytheon Company developed JLENS. During the six-week-long EUT, soldiers tested JLENS' ability to operate in a number of complex scenarios that replicated an operational environment. The soldiers also tested JLENS' endurance by operating the system continually for 20 days.
Expresses Concerns About Non-Compliant Shipments Aboard Aircraft
PRBA–The Rechargeable Battery Association, has issued a statement commending the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates for the release of a comprehensive report detailing its thorough investigation into the 2010 cargo plane accident near Dubai.
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Oshkosh Day Five Coverage -- Final Part of Hightower Interview Series, VERY Cool Sonex Chat!
Looking Back At Oshkosh 2012--Part Five: Two members of the House Aviation Subcommittee and two other members of Congress held a town-hall-style meeting at AirVenture Friday. The members addressed issues ranging from user fees and aviation fuel issues to UAVs in the national airspace and the Pilot’s Bill of Rights. Congressman Tom Petri, the Republican who represents the district which also contains Oshkosh and the chair of the Aviation Subcommittee, said there has been an “onerous effort” to come up with regulations to
Bipartisan Letter To FAA Calls Fees Unauthorized 'Revenue Mining'
A bipartisan group of 30 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, denouncing the agency's assessment of fees on aviation events nationwide, including EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
White House Cites Instability In The Country Following Recent Coup
The military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has caused the Obama administration to suspend the delivery of four F-16 fighters to Egypt, though senior defense officials say the move is not punitive.
GTR 200 Comm Radio Features Advanced Audio Panel Features, Intuitive Control
Garmin has introduced the GTR 200 panel mount comm radio for experimental and light sport aircraft that offers a slim design and powerful features, including advanced auto-squelch, 3D audio, stereo intercom, stereo music input, alert inputs, best-in-class standby frequency monitoring, on-screen frequency identification, and much more.
Commercial Space Transportation Vehicle's Interior Unveiled Ahead Of Critical Design Review
Two NASA astronauts for the first time evaluated communications, ergonomics and crew-interface aspects of the Boeing Crew Space Transportation-100 capsule, showing how future astronauts will operate in the spacecraft as it transports them to the International Space Station and other low Earth orbit destinations.
Published annually by the AEA, the 2013-14 edition of the Pilot's Guide to Avionics will be unveiled with free distribution at the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI next week. AEA staff members will distribute thousands of free copies to pilots and aircraft owners at the AEA's AirVenture booth Hangar B.
“These demonstrations are an important step leading to our Critical Design Review this autumn, and we’re confident that we’re taking the right measures to provide a spacecraft that is safe, cost-efficient and innovative.” Source: John Mulholland, Boeing vice president and program manager, Commercial Programs.