Owners To Have Say In Outcome Of Enginemaker's Insolvency
This week, a German court administering the bankruptcy of
aircraft-engine manufacturer Thielert AG has named The Thielert
Engine Owners Group (THENOG) to the seven-member creditor
committee. The committee, made up of major creditors, will help the
court direct the outcome of the Thielert insolvency.
The gas guzzlers' gotta go. American Airlines announced
Wednesday it has accelerated its fleet renewal plan, by beginning
the replacement process for a portion of its aging fleet of MD-82
and MD-83 twinjets with more efficient Boeing 737-800s.
British auction house Bonhams will sell one of the last four
remaining Sea Hurricane airplanes in existence. The 1941 Hawker Sea
Hurricane XII will be offered for sale without reserve at Bonhams'
annual Goodwood Revival auction on September 19, where it is
expected to fetch between $55,000 - $93,000.
CVR Chips Damaged In Fire, Sent To Manufacturer For
On Friday, the National Transportation Safety Board updated its
investigation of the
Shasta-Trinity Forest helicopter crash near Weaverville, CA
on August 5, 2008, which killed none of the 13 persons
Since the dawn of aviation more than 100 years ago, militaries
throughout the world have pursued the development of unmanned
aerial vehicles to give them an edge over the enemy when conducting
combat operations. Today, the UAV is an imperative asset for troops
on the ground.
On October 17, about 600 juniors and seniors from high schools
in Nebraska will be exposed to the many exciting and satisfying
career opportunities in the aviation industry. "Adjust Your
Altitude 2008" is an aviation career fair. It's open to exhibitors
from across the nation representing the aviation community.
Took Rec Pilot Checkride Less Than One Week After Course
Less than a week after Sporty's Online Courses were launched,
Carl R. Chen completed his course and received an endorsement from
Sporty's to take his written exam. Things move fast these days...
and Chen recently passed his written and oral tests and his
recreational pilot checkride, making him the first new pilot to
prepare for these tests by using Sporty's Online Courses.
"This was our goal for THENOG when we started the group
Source: Dr. Todd House, President of
Kentucky-based air taxi company YourJet LLC and board member of the
The Thielert Engine Owners Group. THENOG was named this week by a
German court administering the bankruptcy of aircraft-engine
manufacturer Thielert AG to the seven-member creditor committee.
The committee, made up of major creditors, will help the court
direct the outcome of the Thielert insolvency.