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April 21, 2009

Cessna’s Citation Mustang Gets SVT, Nears 200th Delivery

Cessna Aircraft has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for Garmin’s Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT) for the Citation Mustang. SVT is now a FAA-certified option for the Mustang and all G1000-equipped 172 Skyhawks, 182 Skylanes, 206 Stationairs and the Caravan product line.

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Cessna SkyCatcher Re-Entering Development Program

There IS A Strong Market For Cessna's LSA...

Cessna Aircraft is again confirming that development of the Model 162 SkyCatcher program continues.

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Aero-News Alert: CERTIFIED! Avidyne Gets TSO For Entegra Release 9 IFD

Next-Generation IFD System Ready For Prime-Time

As expected (and alluded to in previous ANN coverage), the anticipated certification of Avidyne's next-generation flight deck was not only around the corner... its right here, right now. Avidyne has confirmed to ANN that they have certified their new Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck (IFD) system. And not a moment too soon...

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Aspen Announces Upgrade Options For Evolution Flight Displays

Delivers 'Features Most Requested by Customers'

Aspen Avionics is pressing forward with several upgrade options to its product line, reportedly in direct response to feedback from its more than 1,500 customers worldwide. These options are designed to meet the needs of several customer segments, and reflect the company’s customer-driven development focus.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 04.21.09

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.21.09  (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.21.09  (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Avidyne's Tom Harper, Entegra Rel. 9, Part I - 04.21.09  (ANN Special Report, with Avidyne's Director of Corporate Marketing, Tom Harper)

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ANN Special Feature: Avidyne's Tom Harper, Entegra Rel. 9, Part I - 04.21.09

Avidyne shows signs of making the glass panel marketplace much more competitive. ANN Editor-in-Chief Jim Campbell explores the thinking behind Entegra Release 9 with Avidyne Director of Corporate M

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ANN Special Feature: Avidyne's Tom Harper, Entegra Rel. 9, Part II - 04.22.09

In the conclusion of their conversation about Avidyne's resurgence, ANN Editor-in-Chief Jim Campbell asks Avidyne Director of Corporate Marketing Tom Harper to look ahead to exciting innovations wh

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.21.09

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking is rushed to a hospital.
Harrison Ford is drafted for a general aviation PR program.
And the Hero of the Hudson returns to the Air Force Academy.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.21.09

Famed physicist Stephen Hawking is rushed to a hospital.
Harrison Ford is drafted for a general aviation PR program.
And the Hero of the Hudson returns to the Air Force Academy.


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NBAA Closely Monitoring EPA Finding That Greenhouse Gases Threaten Public Health

NBAA is carefully monitoring developments following a formal ruling, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last Friday, that greenhouse gases, including aviation emissions, threaten public health.

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Fantasy of Flight's 'Splash-In' Celebrates the Aviation Life Aquatic

Attraction Hosts Popular Event for Second Year on April 23

Back by popular demand for the second year in a row, Fantasy of Flight in Polk City will be hosting their annual "Splash-In" as part of the Lakeland Fly-In activities.

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AAMS Launches Medevac Helicopter Safety Public Education Campaign

 A missive from the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) notes that the medical helicopter industry has come under great public scrutiny recently - particularly regarding safety and appropriate usage concerns...

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Garmin Introduces eLearning Program for Aviation Products

Garmin is touting a new highly interactive, computer-based training program that helps customers take advantage of the features of their Garmin aviation products.

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Say It Ain't So! Huey Helicopters To Retire from PA National Guard

 They are as iconic a military helo as there can possibly be... but in the case of the PA National Guard, they are about to join the ghosts of the past.

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Sikorsky Delivers S-300C Helo To LD Aviation

Sikorsky has delivered an S-300C helicopter to LD Aviation Prague s.r.o. in the Czech Republic. LD Aviation Prague is a sales distributor for Sikorsky Global Helicopters Light Helicopter Division products in the Czech and Slovak Republics and Hungary.

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USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns From Deployment

The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., April 18 after a successful seven-month deployment supporting Operation Enduring Freedom (O

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Aero-TV: Staying On Course -- Piper's 2009 Strategies (Part 2)

CEO Jim Bass Is Keeping Piper On Track

While a number of new and revolutionary companies get a fair share of the media spotlight, industry veteran Piper Aircraft, one of the oldest GA manufacturers in the world, keeps on an evolutionary path that has kept them alive... and making progress while a number of their competitors have disappeared.

Never Forget: Thousands Honor Doolittle Raiders At The 67th Reunion

Thousands of people, young and old, gathered to honor five of the nine surviving Doolittle Raiders at the 67th Reunion in Columbia, S.C., April 16-18. On April 18, 1942, the Doolittle Raiders, led by then-Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, became the first to bombard Japan following the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Aero-TV: Staying On Course -- Piper's 2009 Strategies (Part 2)

CEO Jim Bass Is Keeping Piper On Track

While a number of new and revolutionary companies get a fair share of the media spotlight, industry veteran, Piper Aircraft, one of the oldest GA manufacturers in the world, keeps on an evolutionary path that has kept them alive... and making progress while a number of their competitors have disappeared.

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Progress! SAFE Elects Inaugural Board

Birth Announcement: It's A Board!

The Society of Aviation & Flight Educators (SAFE) announces the election of its first Board of Directors. Following internet voting by supporters, these aviators have been selected to lead the newly-founded organization...

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Can The Seawind Make A Comeback?

Much Troubled Amphib Certification Program Tries, Again, To Make A Comeback

With more bad luck in their history than any ten aviation companies we know, the folks of Seawind are again making claims of a comeback. This is not the first time we've heard this... as a matter of fact, we've heard it so many times that we're not sure how many times they've been at bat. Still; you have to give them credit for not throwing in the towel...

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First Flight: Predator C Avenger

GA-ASI Announces Successful First Flight Of Predator C Avenger

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has started relating details surrounding the first flightr of the Predator C Avenger. The first flight of the new multi-mission jet-powered Avenger occurred on April 4 at the company's Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif.

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JPL Continues Analyzing Spirit Computer Reboots and Amnesia Events

Mars Exploration Rover Mission Status Updated

After three days of completing Earth-commanded activities without incident last week, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit had a bout of temporary amnesia Friday, April 17, and rebooted its computer Saturday, April 18, behavior similar to events about a week earlier.

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Aviation Weather, Flight Planning And Airport Data On Your Cell Phone

Pilot My-Cast Adds Canadian WX

Digital Cyclone, Inc., a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd.), now offers AOPA Airport Directory data and Canadian radar, METARs and TAFs on Pilot My-Cast by Garmin, a cell phone based product that provides critical aviation weather data and flight planning services.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.21.09):

D Galaxy

A luminous giant elliptical galaxy typically found near the center of a cluster of galaxies. D galaxies are similar in appearance to ordinary ellipticals, but their brightness declines more slowly with distance from the center, making them look as if they have diffuse halos (the "D" stands for "diffuse".) FMI: http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O80-Dgalaxy.html

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.21.09)

Aero-Linx: National Museum of Flight FMI: http://www.nms.ac.uk/museumofflighthomepage.aspx

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.21.09)

"Early on, everybody thought leaving the flight deck of the carrier was the biggest challenge of the trip... As it turned out, it was the easiest thing, and I had a special advantage because I was sitting next to the best pilot in the world. I admire all of the guys; I especially admire the man I was sitting next to, a fine man and a great pilot." Source: Lt. Col. (retired) Richard E. Cole, Jimmy Doolittle's co-pilot, for the infamous Doolittle Raid on Tokyo.

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