A Stearman biplane landing at Washington's Reagan National
Airport ground looped and flipped over, which caused one of the
runways to temporarily close. An airport spokesperson said the
accident occurred at around 1020 EDT Tuesday.
After the dustup with the EAA over the massive gathering of DC-3
and C-47 aircraft this summer, The Last Time is finalizing plans to
honor many heroes as it marks the 75th anniversary of the first
flight of the iconic Douglas DC-3.
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Following what AIA says was the resounding success of the
first-ever National Aerospace Day last year, the Aerospace
Industries Association is expanding the activities this year during
National Aerospace Week, September 12-18.
San Diego Healthcare Executive Turns Love Of Flying Into
As founder and CEO of Millennium Laboratories, Jim Slattery
helps people in pain through the doctors and healthcare staff that
serve people with chronic pain. Now, Jim is combining two of
his passions - helping people in need and his love of flying - by
becoming a pilot with Angel Flight West.
Becker Avionics announced Monday that it has entered into a
dealer agreement with Smart Avionics in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
Smart Avionics specializes in providing installation and repair
services for today's modern avionics and legacy systems.
The 30th A380 to be delivered was handed over Monday to Emirates
Airline, one of the launch customers of the Airbus double-decker
aircraft. This is the tenth A380 Emirates has received out of its
total firm order for 58 aircraft.
Face it, 2009 was not a year that most denizens of the aviation industry will be able to think of fondly. It was a tough brutal year and it was one that truly tested the staying power of many a company in the GA and BizAv industry... especially when it comes to the rotorcraft segment. One of the survivors is Enstrom Helicopter... which admits that 2009 was one of the most trying years that they have ever dealt with... while also noting that 2010 is showing some serious signs of life.
Face it, 2009 was not a year that most denizens of the aviation
industry will be able to think of fondly. It was a tough brutal
year and it was one that truly tested the staying power of many a
company in the GA and BizAv industry... especially when it comes to
the rotorcraft segment. One of the survivors is Enstrom
Helicopter... which admits that 2009 was one of the most trying
years that they have ever dealt with... while also noting that 2010
is showing some serious signs of life.
An incident during the testing of John Monnett's enticing
single-engine sport jet program has caused him to go back to the
drawing board... While the company is saying little about what
occurred, an initial NTSB accident summary indicates that the
prototype "Landed In The Grass Short Of The Runway, Oshkosh,
DHS Performs 100 Percent Watchlist Matching For Domestic
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano
said that as of Monday, 100 percent of passengers traveling within
the United States and its territories are now being checked against
terrorist watchlists through the TSA Secure Flight program.
AFGE "Application To Review The Regional Director's Decision"
Goes To Full FLRA
The American Federation of Government Employees filed an appeal
with the Federal Labor Relations Authority Friday, asking that the
full Authority review and grant AFGE's petition for exclusive union
representation at TSA.
Delta FA Charged With Two Misdemeanors In Indianapolis
A Delta Airlines Flight Attendant has been arrested at
Indianapolis International Airport for allegedly carrying a loaded
Glock 9 in her carry-on bag. She has been charged with entering a
controlled area of an airport with a weapon and possession of a
handgun with no permit. Both charges are misdemeanors.