CEO of ICON Aircraft, Kirk Hawkins Provides an A5 Update
After the FAA regulation change in 2004, the newly developed LSA category opened a thrilling new opportunity for aircraft primarily targeting recreational pilots. In the years following, the LSA category has led to the development of electrifyingly innovative design prototypes, including the ICON A5, the first amphibious personal sport plane from ICON Aircraft.
Lauds Safe Conclusion To Hijacking, But Calls Crime 'Serious
Capt. John Prater, president of the Air Line Pilots Association,
Int’l (ALPA), has issued a statement regarding the guilty
conviction handed down by Jamaica’s Western Regional Gun
Court following the attempted hijacking of CanJet Flight 918 on
April 19 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed frozen water
hiding just below the surface of mid-latitude Mars. The
spacecraft's observations were obtained from orbit after meteorites
excavated fresh craters on the Red Planet.
This weekend at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida,
technicians will continue preparing Atlantis for its move, or
rollover, from Orbiter Processing Facility-1 to the Vehicle
Assembly Building, targeted for October 6th.
Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC) Lethbridge, Alberta
assembly plant celebrated the delivery of its 10,000th engine, a
PT6A engine to Air Tractor, Inc. The landmark engine, a PT6A-60AG
produced for Air Tractor's AT-602 aircraft, is a member of the PT6A
series of engines.
Nations Will Cooperate To Build Security Institutions And
TSA and the Georgian United Transport Administration (UTA)
announced a cooperative effort in Tblisi, Georgia Tuesday to
enhance aviation security. With the signing of a Joint Statement of
Intent between the TSA and the UTA, both agencies pledged to
partner in a comprehensive program of aviation security
Aircraft Configured For The Brazilian Air Force’s Special
Embraer officially delivered the first Embraer 190 jet to the
Brazilian Government Friday, in a ceremony held at the
Brasília’s Air Force Base in Brazil’s capital.
The aircraft is especially configured for missions involving the
President of the Republic and will be operated by the Special
Transportation Group of the Brazilian Air Force.
"Nexcelle" has been chosen as the name for the innovative joint
venture company created by GE’s Middle River Aircraft Systems
(MRAS) and the Safran group’s Aircelle company to develop
engine nacelles for next-generation integrated propulsion
Any toxic substance or explosive, corrosive, combustible,
poisonous or radioactive material that poses a risk to the
public’s health, safety or property, particularly when
transported in commerce.
Aero-Linx: Association of Air
The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS), based in
Alexandria, Va., is the only trade association serving the entire
air and ground medical transport community.
"This is a great milestone for our Lethbridge facility,
which has been assembling high-quality PT6 engines for our
customers for more than 15 years... The 10,000th engine
delivery is a testament to the plant's excellent capabilities and
the result of great teamwork."
Source: Benoit Beaudoin, Vice President,
Operations, P&WC, commemorating the production of their