A 16-year-old Civil Air Patrol cadet received the highest CAP
cadet honor from the Air Force chief of staff during a Pentagon
ceremony, May 11. Recognizing Cadet Col. Katrina Litchford with the
General Carl. A. Spaatz Award, Gen. T. Michael Moseley said,
“I am pleased to be able to present this certificate with
General Spaatz’s name on it to the top cadet of the Civil Air
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has
received an FAA grant to begin work on the Long-Term Air
Transportation Study (LATS). Authorized by the Legislature, LATS is
a three-year comprehensive airport system study to guide future
investments in Washington’s public use airports.
There is a conflict in the law concerning the liability of
co-owners of aircraft for operational negligence. The question of
liability of one co-owner for the negligence of another depends on
the state law that applies to the situation. The situation can
arise where one co-owner is in operational control of the aircraft
and commits an act of negligence, causing damages...
Bombardier Aerospace has signed up Japan Air Commuter (JAC), a
team member of Japan Airlines (JAL) Group, for an eleventh
Bombardier Q400 high-speed turboprop airliner. Based in Kagoshima,
JAC is Japan’s largest regional airline and carried 1.44
million passengers in its 2005 fiscal year.
The Helicopter Association International
has announced new course offerings related to their
Professional Education Series. This summer, HAI will be taking
three of their courses “on the road” to Ontario,
California, beginning July 11, 2006.
FAA Selects West Bay Site 8,400-foot Runway as Preferred
The Panama City - Bay County Airport and Industrial District
(Airport Authority) tells ANN that it has received the FAA's Final
Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the proposed relocation of
the Panama City - Bay County International Airport.
"This could be a growth area for us."
Source: Mesa Airlines, CEO Jonathan Ornsteinis,
discussing his interest in forming a joint venture with one or
more Chinese airlines. He noted that there are only 40
regional jets in China and that the opportunity exists to connect a
"significant number of cities" in mid-China with service.