Discussions To Focus On Link With Increased Air Traffic
Vancouver plays host to this year's International Air
Transport Association's (IATA) three-day annual meeting that
started Sunday, with the link between global warming and increased
air traffic high on the agenda.
It has been called important breakthrough technology that can
significantly contribute to meeting the European Security and
Defense Policy (ESD) operations' objectives. And it's being
developed all over the globe through a variety of projects and
programs to meet different goals and objectives.
Retiring Baby Boomers Leave Hole In Labor Workforce
Let's face it. For those of a certain age, retirement is either
here or not far off. And that impending "brain drain" of talent
will affect the aerospace industry, as well as every other facet of
life as we know it.
An experienced pilot with more than 15 years flying experience
left the hospital "pretty battered and bruised" this week,
following a night of medical observation after escaping serious
injury when he ejected from an F-15 moments before the jet
crashed in southwestern Indiana Wednesday, as ANN
While the mention of Rolls-Royce may forever bring to mind
images of an expensive luxury car... this is an aviation
publication, after all. So shake your head of those images and
bring it back to another important aspect of the 100 year old
company -- engines.
"The bottom line is pilots can continue using their IFR
GPS units like before."
Source: Randy Kenagy, senior director of
strategic planning for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
On Friday, the FAA began to close the lid to the Pandora's Box of
questions stemming from the agency's recent revision to policies
that instruct pilots on how to use GPS units when flying under
instrument flight rules.