ANN has just been informed that our good friend, Captain Michael
Maya Charles, author of the award-winning book, 'Artful Flying'
will be making a limited appearance at this year's EAA AirVenture
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.19.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.19.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: User Fees And AirVenture --
07.19.07 (ANN Special Feature, with EAA's Earl
The Timeless Voices of Aviation oral history program motto --
one could say, mantra -- is "Let No Story Go Untold." And the EAA
Timeless Voices staff means it. Over 756 people in the aviation
world have given their story.
Successful trials have recently been conducted at Lausanne,
Switzerland, using the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay
Service (EGNOS) to guide a helicopter as it approached and touched
down at an emergency medical service landing pad.
Passengers OK, But Spartan Executive Out Of Competition
Sadly, there will be one less aircraft vying for the National
Aviation Hall of Fame’s "Best of the Best" People’s
Choice Award at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2007. The Experimental
Aircraft Association tells ANN the 1939 Spartan Executive slated to
be one of the six restored vintage airplanes in that competition
sustained extensive damage in a landing incident in South Dakota
Competition For Space On A Soyuz For NASA Will Also Be
Blame it on the weak US dollar. The cost of a trip to the
International Space Station on board a Russian Soyuz spaceship
early this year was $25 million. Trips planned in 2008 and 2009
will cost between $30 million and $40 million.
Didn't Look "Very Space-y"... Or Aircraft-y, Or Train-y
A man was sitting in his living room watching TV Tuesday in
Bayonne, NJ minding his own business, when he heard what sounded
like a crash and saw a cloud of dust. In another room, he found a
piece of gray metal, 3 1/2 inches by 5 inches, with two hexagonal
holes in it.
With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture
2007 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough...
ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of
us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest
NZ Company Develops Process To Make Fuel From Algae
A New Zealand company whose beginnings lie in treating excess
algae on sewage ponds has reportedly developed a technology to
harvest that algae, and extracts the fatty lipids that can be used