Its The First National Study Of Police Use Of Aircraft
In 2007, 201 law enforcement aviation units operated nearly 900
aircraft in 46 states and the District of Columbia, according to a
report released Thursday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
Normally, it's just delivering another airplane. But when
Fight Design distributor, Flight Design Mid-Atlantic, delivered a
new CTLS (N74KG) to Kenneth D. Griffin of Southampton, New Jersey
on Wednesday, it marked the 300th delivery of the German-built
LSA's to a customer. The company announced the
milestone while displaying at the EAA Arlington fly in
When most of us turn 40, our friends bring black balloons and
poorly written greeting cards about how we're over the hill. But
American Eurocopter held its own birthday party Friday,
marking 40 years in the United States with a special anniversary
event at company headquarters in Grand Prairie, Texas.
LaHood Says Move Will "Preserve Jobs, Enhance Competition"
The U.S. DOT has given final approval for antitrust immunity to
Continental Airlines to join the Star Alliance, and approved a new
joint venture among four of the alliance's members. Antitrust
immunity allows airlines to coordinate their services and act as a
single carrier for international air services covered by the
Renewed Contract Covers The U.S. Air Force and Air National
Lockheed Martin will continue with the Weapons System Support
Contract (WSSC) by the U.S. Air Force's Air Education Training
Command (AETC) and the Weapons Systems Simulator Training &
Support Contract by the Air National Guard Bureau to provide pilot
training for the F-16. The contracts are worth $13 million and $20
Dassault Falcon has celebrated a major milestone in the history
of the Falcon aircraft family with the delivery of its 2000th
Falcon at the Bordeaux-Mérignac facility. Since the first
delivery of the Falcon Mystère 20 in 1965, the Falcon fleet
has logged more than 14 million flight hours and 17 different
versions of the Falcon aircraft have been designed, produced and
delivered in 67 countries.
That portion of aviation other than military or commercial
scheduled operations. Commercial unscheduled operations, corporate
flight operations, and private aviation are the most conspicuous
members of this group.
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“We take pride in our U.S. heritage and the role
our operations have played in our growth and leadership in the
rotorcraft industry... It has been a great 40 years —
and the best is yet to come.”
Source: Marc Paganini, President and CEO
of American Eurocopter, celebrating the 40th Anniversary
of their pr4esence in the US market.