ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
01.25.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
01.25.11(ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Piper Leaves LSA Segment -
01.25.11 (ANN Special Report, with Jackie
Carlon, Piper's Director of Marketing)
New Building Completed At St. Louis Downtown Airport
The FAA celebrated the completion of an Aircraft Rescue and
Firefighting building at St. Louis Downtown Airport, East St.
Louis, IL, paid for with $4.7 million in American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act funds.
The latest charter company to attempt to make the switch to
scheduled air service as a low-cost airline reports that it sold
12,000 tickets in about 120 hours for flights which are planned to
begin on March 25th.
Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) helped
kick off Naval Air Station Pensacola's year-long commemoration of
the Centennial of Naval Aviation, Jan. 20. Rear Adm. Joseph
Kilkenny, NETC commander, addressed a crowd of more than 500
A contract has been signed between AgustaWestland and Rega, the
Swiss SAR and EMS provider, for the supply of a state-of-the-art
advanced simulator to meet the training requirements for Rega's new
fleet of Da Vinci and GrandNew light twin helicopters.
Multi-Year Partnership Agreement For Booking Travel On The Fare
A multi-year strategic partnership agreement between US Airways
and Expedia was signed Friday which will mean the continuation of
US Airways' full range of products and services, including all
fares and inventory, being offered through Expedia, Hotwire, and
Egencia sites around the world.
The Future of GA Nav Is Not As Mysterious As You Might Think
ADS-B... it's akin to magic to a number of flyers. And so when the subject came up for the umpteenth time in conversations with some of our constituency, we decided to ask a few of the experts for their experiences, and insights, into all things ADS-B. To start with, though, we pointed the Aero-TV magic mic and cameras at FreeFlight Systems... some folks who know more than a little bit about the topic.
The Future of GA Nav Is Not As Mysterious As You Might
ADS-B... it's akin to magic to a number of flyers. And so when
the subject came up for the umpteenth time in conversations with
some of our constituency, we decided to ask a few of the experts
for their experiences, and insights, into all things ADS-B. To
start with, though, we pointed the Aero-TV magic mic and cameras at
FreeFlight Systems... some folks who know more than a little bit
about the topic.
Attendees Said FAA Proposals Are A "Good First Step"
John Allen, the FAA official in charge of flight standards, told
HAI’s Industry Forum on Public-Aircraft Operations that the
agency will provide clearer guidance for operators, safety
investigators and its own inspectors on how to determine when a
civil-certified aircraft is being operated as a public
In the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center
in Florida, technicians are expected to wrap up all modification
work on space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank stringers this
Celebration Includes Christening Of Delta Boeing 777 As The
"Spirit of Atlanta"
When Lynda Lloyd boarded her first Delta Air Lines flight in
Atlanta as a flight attendant in 1964, the airline had recently
become the first commercial carrier to fly across the country in
less than three hours and had just launched the industry's most
sophisticated electronic reservations system.
Company Says All Employees Have Passed Their Drug Tests
ST Aerospace said in a statement Friday that they are
"disappointed" with the FAA's press release regarding a civil
penalty proposal of $1.025 million against ST Aerospace's U.S.
facility ST Aerospace San Antonio, L.P.
Had Refused To Show His ID At Albuquerque International
A jury in Albuquerque has found Phil Mocek not guilty on counts
of disorderly conduct, concealing his identity, refusing to obey a
police officer, and criminal trespass, in a case in which he
refused to show his ID to TSA agents at the Airport.
"The statute is vague. It is very confusing. The FAA
also must determine the flights in question are legitimate public
aircraft operations under the terms of the statute.”
Source: John Allen, the FAA official in charge of flight