Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

September 12, 2005

Dog-Gone: Continental Flies Pets-Only Charter From MSY

Do They Serve Doggie Biscuits Instead Of Pretzels On That Flight?

On Sunday, Continental Airlines operated a Louisiana evacuation flight carrying up to 100 passengers -- who are all dogs. The dogs are all homeless as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

Read More

Delta Could Go Bankrupt This Week

Board Meets In Special Session, Heightening Speculation

Delta Airlines will file for bankruptcy in New York as early as Wednesday, according to an aviation industry source quoted by the Associated Press. The airline's long struggle to remain solvent is apparently lost and Delta is now working with debtors like GE Financial to arrange debtor-in-possession financing.

Read More

Remembering That Terrible Day

Two Pilots Recall The Confusion, Tragedy Of 9/11

"It was like being in the middle of a bad movie. You're up there, you're flying over the city, the towers are on fire. It was just wrong, the whole thing."

Read More

AD: Rolls Royce

AD NUMBER: 2005-01-15R1 MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-01-15 R1 SUMMARY: The FAA is revising an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211 Trent 875, 877, 884, 884B, 892, 892B, and 895 series turbofan engines with certain part number (P/N) low pressure compressor (LPC) fan blades installed.

Read More

Montana TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/8215  Issued:  09/11/2005 21:10  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  MT  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  52 SW GLASGOW MT. 

Read More

Utah TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/8252  Issued:  09/12/2005 17:20  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  UT  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  6 S OF EAGLE MOUNTAIN UT. 

Read More

Advertisement

Montana TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/8212  Issued:  09/11/2005 18:30  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  MT  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  32 MILES NW OF JORDAN MT. 

Read More

POP-UP Mississippi TFR: 09.12.05

NOTAM:  5/8233  Issued:  09/12/2005 13:50  Effective:  09/12/2005 16:45 - 09/12/2005 19:20  State:  MS  Facility:  ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  VIP  Description:  GULF PORT, MISSISSIPPI, SEPTEMBER 12, 2005 LOCAL. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS AIRCR 

Read More

Lockheed May Dump Embraer As Spy Plane Partner

Army Still Skeptical Of Brazilian Manufacturer

It looks for all the world like Lockheed-Martin may reluctantly bounce Brazilian plane-maker Embraer from its list of partners on the Army's Aerial Common Sensor program. The reason: The US Army says the ERJ-145 is just too small and the Army is reluctant to go with a bigger Embraer aircraft without rebidding the project.

Read More

Sold: New Zealand's Entire Combat Wing

US Training Firm Buys All 34 Aircraft

New Zealand's Minister of Defense, Mark Burton, says his country's air force has sold its entire combat wing -- comprised of 34 Skyhawk and Aermacchi aircraft -- to a private American company, Tactical Air Services, Inc. for around $155 million (US$110 million ).

Read More

Angel Flight America Katrina HQ Relocates

For Assistance: 1-866-897-0687 or katrina@angelflightamerica.org

Angel Flight America's (AFA) disaster response mission coordination operation relocated to the airport in Addison, TX.

Read More

NWA Strike Talks Break Off As Bankruptcy Rumors Circulate

Winning Labor Battle, But Losing The War?

After three days of talks, negotiations between Northwest Airlines officials and members of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) broke off Saturday, further adding to evidence the three-week old mechanics strike has legs.

Read More

Advertisement

Panel: Saddam's Henchmen Have Speicher Answers

Many people wonder what happened to navy pilot Michael Scott Speicher, but some people know. Those people are probably either in Coalition custody, or at large among the Iraqi insurgents, according to a Naval board that has reviewed Speicher's status.

Read More

WA Authorities To Identify Remains From 1983 Crash

Bellanca Went Down In Icing Conditions, Turbulence

The identities of two men onboard a 1959 Bellanca Cruisemaster (file photo of type, below) that went down over 22 years ago outside Yakima, WA are one step closer to being confirmed, now that the accident site has been found.

Read More

Passenger Sues Pilot Who Allegedly Promised 'Just A Taxi Ride'

Very Short Flight Ends With Forced Landing, Animosity

As pilots, we all know how strong the urge can be to "show off" for our friends and passengers who aren't necessarily familiar, or similarly enthralled, with flying. The following should serve as a cautionary tale for anyone ever tempted to do just that.

Read More

German Relief Plane Turned Away From Katrina Effort

Miscommunication, Or Mad Cow Fears?

As relief efforts continue for those devastated by Hurricane Katrina, it's surprising to hear that any aid offered to the victims and survivors would be turned away -- but exactly that happened last Thursday when a German military plane was refused entry into US air space.

Read More

Klyde Morris 09.12.05

Klyde Weighs In ON The NWA Mech Strike

Read More

Hurricanes Provided Military Test Environment For New Propeller

Edwards AFB Crew Gained Real-Time Data

For all the damage and turmoil wrought by Hurricane Katrina, the storm did present a "target of opportunity" for researchers with the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB in California.

Read More

Advertisement




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC