Engineers met in a series of meetings Monday to discuss
inspection and repair options for space shuttle Discovery's ground
umbilical carrier plate (GUCP) and a crack in the external fuel
tank foam insulation.
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ANN Special Feature: Competing in...Balloons? -
11.09.10 (ANN Special Report, with Pat
Harwell of Shreveport, Louisiana, who with his wife, Susan,
competed at this year's Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta)
Embraer says it reached a significant milestone Monday with the
delivery of its 700th E-Jet - an Embraer 190. The handover ceremony
to British Airways was held Monday evening at the Company's
headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil.
Pilots, Flight Attendants 'Will Be Flying By July'
US Airways said Monday that it will need 500 crew members next
year primarily in anticipation of planned retirements and
attrition, which will be filled by recalling employees currently on
furlough, as well as through hiring new crew members.
The Chairman of the US Sport Aviation Expo, which is set for
January 20-23 at Sebring Regional Airport in central Florida, said
Monday that exhibitor response seems as good as or better than in
Pilots, Maintainers Work Together To Validate Combat Capability
Of The Newest F-22s
F-22s Raptor crews from the 90th Fighter Squadron at Base
Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska deployed to Tyndall Air Force Base,
FL, Oct. 30, to participate in exercise Combat Archer, the
air-to-air evaluation portion of the Air Force's Weapons Systems
Yemen-based al-Qaida on the Arabian Peninsula has claimed credit
for bringing down a UPS 747 in Saudi Arabia in September, though
there is no direct evidence linking the terrorist organization to
Engineering Assisted Field Approval Completed By Universal
The first Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Flight Management
System (FMS) installation in a Dassault Falcon 2000 aircraft has
been completed by Universal Avionics authorized dealer Jet Aviation
A J Walter Aviation And Its Partners Win 5-Year Deal
Thomas Cook Airlines has awarded A J Walter Aviation a
multi-million dollar contract to provide component
power-by-the-hour and leasing support for its A320 and A330 family
aircraft based in the UK and Scandinavia.
Balloons Are Crafted Using ALL Kinds Of Images Now... and Here's How They Do It!
The sight of a stereotypical balloon is immediately recognizable... and somewhat iconic... but what's happened to this sport over the last few decades would have shocked the folks who pioneered this industry... with balloons now crafted to take on all manner of topics, figures, faces and images. It's hard to imagine what it takes to make something as immediately recognizable as the Energizer Bunny or Darth Vader actually FLY... but Cameron Balloons' Andy Baird and his team have probably been behind more aerial double-takes than anyone in the history of lighter-than-air flight. Repeat after me, folks... WHAT THE HECK WAS THAT that just flew past???
Balloons Are Crafted Using ALL Kinds Of Images Now... and Here's
How They Do It!
The sight of a stereotypical balloon is immediately
recognizable... and somewhat iconic... but what's happened to this
sport over the last few decades would have shocked the folks who
pioneered this industry... with balloons now crafted to take on all
manner of topics, figures, faces and images. It's hard to
imagine what it takes to make something as immediately recognizable
as the Energizer Bunny or Darth Vader actually FLY... but Cameron
Balloons' Andy Baird and his team have probably been behind more
aerial double-takes than anyone in the history of
lighter-than-air flight. Re
Likely New Chair Of House Transportation Committee Will Strip
Union Measure From FAA Bill
Representative John Mica (R-FL), who is likely to take over the
gavel of the House Transportation Committee in January, said in an
interview that his top priority will be an FAA reauthorization bill
that does not include changes in union organization rules for FedEx
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) late last week sent
reports to the President and Congress detailing the DOT's response
to a whistleblower’s allegations that the FAA failed to
provide effective oversight of American Airlines.
Rolls-Royce said in a statement Monday it has made progress in
understanding the cause of the engine failure on the Trent 900
powered A380 Qantas flight QF32 on November 4. The company
says it is now clear this incident is specific to the Trent 900
Florida Regional Airline Continues Normal Flight
Gulfstream International Airlines, a regional carrier which
operates flights from Fort Lauderdale, FL to destinations in
Florida and the Bahamas, as well as flights from Cleveland, OH, has
filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy rules.
DOT Inspector General Says A Third Of New York Flights Delayed
The Department of Transportation Office of the Inspector General
has found that as many as one third of flights to and from the New
York region's three primary airports were cancelled or delayed in