Five Recommendations Forwarded To The FAA Resulting From August
8th Mid Air
The NTSB issued five safety recommendations Thursday to the FAA
resulting from the Safety Board's ongoing investigation of the
midair collision over the Hudson River near Hoboken, New Jersey on
August 8, 2009. The collision of a Eurocopter AS350 BA
helicopter, and a Piper PA-32R-300 airplane caused nine
ANN Realtime Reporting 8/27 1405: It was
announced at Thursday's Mission Management Team meeting that the
teams need another 24 hours to review data from yesterday's fill
and drain test before pressing forward with launch of space shuttle
Discovery on its STS-128 mission.
Somali pirates holding 4 vessels off the coast of Somalia
reportedly opened fire on a U.S. Navy SH-60B conducting a
surveillance flight over the captured ships Thursday. The
helicopter was not hit, did not return fire, and no casualties were
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.27.09 (ANN's
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ANN Special Feature: Ross Granley: Joining Dad in the Family
Business - 08.27.09 (ANN Special Report, with
Airshow Pilot Ross Granley)
Suit Says Conglomerate’s Unit Flouts Aircraft Fueling
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court
alleges Castle & Cooke Aviation Services, Inc. has been
unlawfully operating and marketing itself as a Fixed Based Operator
(FBO) at Van Nuys Airport, flouting rules restricting its authority
to fuel aircraft.
DARPA Developing The Vulcan Engine For Mach 4 Aircraft
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is striving to
build an engine that will propel a hypersonic jet at Mach 4 and
faster, while also bringing new efficiencies to ships and ground
vehicles. DARPA's Vulcan program kicked off this spring .
Program Offers Trade-Up To Newer Model Cirrus With Entegra R9
Avidyne Corporation announced Wednesday that Leading Edge
Aviation Services of Tampa, and Lone Mountain Aviation of North Las
Vegas, have each delivered their first "G3-R9" aircraft.
"G3-R9" is a program that provides late-model Cirrus SR22 aircraft
for sale with Avidyne's Entegra Release 9 IFD already
"Tweets" Are Then Sent On To Other Social Networking Sites
JSfirm, an online employment and resume search tools for
aviation professionals, has started "Tweeting" job listings on the
popular social networking site Twitter, which then posts them to
other sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn.
School officials at East Ridge High in Clermont, Florida, were
less than thrilled that Bart Sutherin rented a helicopter to take
his son to his first day of classes Monday. Southerin landed the
blue-and-white Schweizer/Hughes 300 helicopter behind some portable
classrooms at 0700 Monday morning.
American Eurocopter Wednesday announced the delivery of a
state-of-the-art EC145 to Cook Children's Medical Center. The new
EC145 will join Teddy Bear Transport services that also includes
ambulance and fixed-wing airplane transport.
Larry Simburger Introduces One of Arlington’s Most Acclaimed Attractions
This July, the Arlington Fly-In celebrated its 41st year. Now the nation’s third largest general aviation event, the Fly-In continues to attract over 50,000 aviation enthusiasts annually. Spirited volunteers help transform the Arlington Municipal Airport for over 1,000 attending aircraft, as well as for the exciting aviation performances exhibited each year.
John and Martha King Discuss How to Maximize Departure Safety
On the last weekend of June, 2009, COPA and Cirrus Aircraft held their seventh annual “Migration,” a yearly invitation to all Cirrus owners and associates to travel to the company headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota. This year’s featured speakers were the internationally renowned duo, John and Martha King.
Larry Simburger Introduces One of Arlington’s Most Acclaimed
This July, the Arlington Fly-In celebrated its 41st year. Now
the nation’s third largest general aviation event, the Fly-In
continues to attract over 50,000 aviation enthusiasts annually.
Spirited volunteers help transform the Arlington Municipal Airport
for over 1,000 attending aircraft, as well as for the exciting
aviation performances exhibited each year.
John and Martha King Discuss How to Maximize Departure
On the last weekend of June, 2009, COPA and Cirrus Aircraft held
their seventh annual “Migration,” a yearly invitation
to all Cirrus owners and associates to travel to the company
headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota. This year’s featured
speakers were the internationally renowned duo, John and Martha
First Such System Installed, Tested And Approved For Use In
The FAA recently published a memo announcing the approved use of
Audio Visual Warning Systems (AVWS) in the National Airspace System
(NAS) and the administration’s intentions to update the
recommended marking standards for obstacles that penetrate the
Group's Executive Director On Martha's Vineyard During Obama
Rumors of a possible one-year emergency
extension of FAA Reauthorization have led a non-profit consumer
organization representing airline passengers to tell Congress that
"however long you extend the FAA, you must limit the time
passengers must spend on the tarmac."
American Airlines took delivery of its first Airbus A300 in
1988, and the last A300 flight under American colors landed in New
York's Kennedy Airport shortly after midnight on Wednesday,
bringing to an end the airplane's career with American.
A week after South Korea's first space launch was scrubbed at
the last minute, Space Launch Vehicle-1 lifted off from the Naro
Space Center at 1700 local time Tuesday. But while the rocket
performed as expected, the satellite was placed in an orbit that is
higher than planned.
A Different Pilot Was Flying, But The Result Was The
Back in 2005, a Cessna 150 (N5826G) made an unintentional
incursion into the prohibited airspace over Washington, CD, causing
partial evacuations of the White House, the U.S. Capital Building,
and The Surpeme Court.
When the shuttle fleet retires next year, the only way to
transport crews to ISS will be on Russian spacecraft. As we
reported on planned Russian launches from the ESA facility in
French Guiana today, we thought you might like to have a glimpse
into the workings of the Russian Space Agency, Roscomsos.