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October 16, 2010

SWAPA, Southwest Reach Tentative Agreement On 737-800

Vote By Union Board Was Unanimous In Favor Of The Contract Modification

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) and Southwest Airlines reached a tentative agreement on Thursday won the addition of the 737-800 to the Southwest fleet.

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FAA Administrator Babbitt Helps Break Ground On Oakland Control Tower

California Airports Receive $37 Million In ARA Grants

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt helped break ground Friday for a new air traffic control tower at Oakland International Airport funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Oakland International Airport ARRA grant, totaling $33.2 million, is the FAA's largest, single Recovery Act award.

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Paris Airports' Fuel Supply Pipeline Cut

Damage Done As A Protest Against Pension Reforms

Fuel could quickly become scarce at the two main airports in Paris after a supply pipeline was cut in a protest over government pension reforms.

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Discovery, Crew 'Ready To Fly'

Final Launch For The Oldest Shuttle In The Fleet Set For November 1

Space shuttle Discovery's crew talked about their upcoming mission to the International Space Station, which is also the last flight of NASA's oldest active shuttle, during a news conference Thursday.

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Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty Declares October 'GA Appreciation Month'

Proclamation Recognizes Over 13,000 GA Pilots In The State

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty(R) recently declared October as "General Aviation Appreciation Month" in the state, a move supported by numerous organizations including the Alliance for Aviation Across America (AAAA), AOPA, NBAA, and the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO).

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Cirrus Owners Get R9 With DFC100 Package Pricing

Incentives For Upgrades From DFC90 Also Available Through The End Of The Year

Avidyne Corporation on Friday announced new limited-time package pricing for their Entegra Release 9 (R9) Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) system, which now includes the DFC100 digital autopilot.

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Pilot Missing Since WWII To Be Buried In Ohio

Plane Went Down In The Philippines 65 Years Ago

A pilot who went missing during WWII has been recovered and will be buried with military honors this weekend in Xenia, OH.

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New Jersey Pilot Faces Charges After TP Stunt

The Moral Of The Story Is, Don't Drop Toilet Paper From Your Airplane

A pilot from the borough of Westwood, New Jersey is facing charges after he TPed a high school football field from his Cessna 172, though it wasn't a malicious schoolboy prank.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.16.10)

"General aviation is a tremendous economic engine for the state of Minnesota and it continues to be a vitally important industry that brings many benefits to everyone." Source: Minnesota Director of Aeronautics, Christopher Roy.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.16.10): Tailwind

Any wind more than 90 degrees to the longitudinal axis of the runway.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.16.10)

Getting Back In The Game 

It's the weekend. For a lot of pilots who had "life happen" and left aviation behind for what ever reason, having an airplane pass overhead elicits a feeling of "I wish that was me."

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