Frasca International announced Monday it has been awarded a
contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to build a
Cessna Citation Mustang Flight Training Device (FTD). This FTD will
be qualified as a FAA Level 5 FTD and will be located at the Mike
Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City.
500 Samples Exposed To Solar Radiation, Other Factors
Air Force Research Laboratory officials here recently partnered
with NASA to conduct materials experiments aboard the International
Space Station. The project incorporates 500 materials samples into
two suitcase-like containers attached to the exterior of the
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The Civil Air Patrol will hold a national liftoff celebration
for its Aerospace Connections in Education program on October 7
from 9-10 a.m. at the outdoor sports field of San Jose Catholic
School, 3619 Toledo Road, Jacksonville, FL.
Entrepreneur Hopes To Develop Alternative To Soyuz
Normally a peaceful rural setting, the central Texas town of
McGregor shook, rattled and rolled last Thursday night, as Space
Exploration Technologies -- better known as SpaceX --
simultaneously fired nine Merlin 1C rocket engines in the McGregor
Business Park, reports the Temple Daily Telegram.
Shifting Winds Spell End To Zeppy's Record Attempt
Blame it on the wind... and in this case, it's not just hangar
talk. French pilot Stephane Rousson's attempt to pilot a
human-powered airship across the English Channel came to an end
Sunday, when shifting winds made it impossible for him to complete
the 34-mile journey.
Both Cited For Public Intoxication; One Dropped Trou
Yep... this is certainly the kind of professional image that
aviation needs right now. Two Trans States Airlines pilots were
arrested last week, after police in Tennessee responded to a public
Thieves Discover JFK Airport Workers Beat Them To The
This, frankly, is the kind of story we just couldn't make up.
Three baggage handlers for American Airlines face criminal charges,
after they allegedly hatched a plan to steal a suitcase laden with
expensive jewelry last month at San Francisco International.
Tickets for San Francisco Bay Area Tours Now On Sale
Airship Ventures announced Monday that the largest airship in
the world, the 246 foot long Airship Ventures Zeppelin has left
Hamburg, Germany aboard the 530 foot-long container ship "Combi
Dock I" and is on its way across the Atlantic.
The space and satellite telecommunications industry in the
United Kingdom has seen its turnover nearly double in the last
seven years and looks set to continue to grow strongly, Science and
Innovation Minister Ian Pearson told a major international
gathering in Glasgow on Monday.
This Episode Features A Presentation By Captain Paul Rice, Air Line
Pilots Association (Part 4 Of A Series)
The third presentation was presented by Captain Paul Rice of
ALPA... who, of course, bring their own type of expertise and
concerns to this discussion. Rice discussed the 'Historic' Career
Paths taken by many newer airline pilots, which basically breaks
down into two segments -- Military v. Civilian...
Amid great fanfare, Mayor Richard E. Daley welcomed hundreds of
dignitaries and guests to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on
Thursday. The occasion was the opening of a newly-extended runway,
which is part of a multi-phased $15 billion modernization plan.
Grand Jury Rules Sibling Left Out Of Authentic Will
A federal grand jury indicted Allentown PA lawyer John Karoly
last week, charging him with fabricating wills supposedly drafted
by his brother and sister-in-law who perished in a February 2007
The US Congress has removed a hurdle to continue NASA's access
to the International Space Station... access that is in jeopardy
due to the interval between the retirement of the Space Shuttle
program in 2010 and the completion of its rocket-capsule
replacement Ares-Orion, due in 2015.
Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in
Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan
during operations September 27, according to Combined Air and Space
Operations Center officials in Southeast Asia.
Authorities Say No Evidence Of Explosives Was Found
A bomb threat was received Friday against a Northwest Airlines
Flight headed from Detroit to Atlanta. Fortunately, the airliner
was still on the ground, enabling the safe deplaning of all 99
passengers and subsequent search of the plane.
Welcome to the website dedicated to the memory of the Thomas
Crew, who flew the B-29 Superfortress, Z Square 7, 42-63486. They
were assigned to the 73rd Bomb Wing, 500th Bomb Group, 881st
Squadron stationed on Saipan.
An unmanned communications facility remotely controlled by air
traffic personnel. RCOs serve FSSs. RTRs serve terminal ATC
facilities. An RCO or RTR may be UHF or VHF and will extend the
communication range of the air traffic facility.
Source: Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Space
Exploration Technologies Corp., speaking to SpaceX employees
following the company's first wholly successful launch of its
Falcon I two-stage rocket Sunday afternoon. The company's first
three launch attempts since 2006 ended in failure.