Accomplishment Establishes G650 As World's Fastest Civil
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Friday that a Gulfstream
G650 recently reached Mach 0.995 as part of its 1,800-hour
flight-test program. The aircraft achieved this speed during
flutter testing, which evaluates the aircraft's damping responses
following an input from an external test device.
Who Else Can Hold A Fly-In In Their Own Back Yard?
The annual Lee Bottom Fly-In is just about a month away, and the
organizers say the event, appropriately called "Wood, Fabric, &
Tailwheels" and featuring such iconic aircraft as the
Staggerwing, Great Lakes, Stearman, Swallow, and Tiger Moth, is
sure to please every enthusiast. Based on our own experience, we
know that they're speaking the truth.
A lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland is seeking
nearly $27 million in damages from Sikorsky, which has been charged
with "reckless behavior and willful misconduct" following an
accident off the Canadian coast which killed 17 people.
No Issues Reported With First Landing Using New GE-Developed
RNP Flight Path
An American Airlines flight arriving at Bradley International
Airport in Connecticut Thursday afternoon became the first-ever
U.S. flight to use a publicly available, commercially designed
instrument flight path.
Presents US Airways 1549 Crew With Commemorative Approach Chart
... To The Hudson River
With tongue placed firmly in cheek, Jeppesen recently presented
“Miracle on the Hudson” pilots captain Chesley
Sullenberger and first-officer Jeffrey Skiles with a specially
designed approach chart and engraved Jeppesen chart binders to
commemorate the remarkable ditching of US Airways flight 1549.
Dynamic Aviation Prepares Aerial Spray Team For The Peak Of
Virginia-based Dynamic Aviation says its aerial
application division is preparing a special fleet of insect-control
planes to be ready to provide fast response to local, state and
federal governments to fight mosquito population surges that may
result from a hurricane.
A320 Apparently Suffered Brake Problems, Tire Caught Fire On
Passengers on a JetBlue flight arriving at Sacramento from Long
Beach Thursday night exited via the planes emergency evacuation
slides after a hard landing caused one of the planes tires to catch
"(W)e put it on for any and all pilots who want a good
old fashioned fly-in to visit. We like to say it's the most nothing
you'll ever do. There's no agenda, no schedules, and no paid
performers." Source: Lee Bottom
Flying Field Owner Rich Davidson.
A safety alert issued by ATC to aircraft under their control if
ATC is aware the aircraft is at an altitude which, in the
controller's judgment, places the aircraft in unsafe proximity to
terrain, obstructions, or other aircraft.
US Airways 1549 Approach
During AirVenture, Jeppesen presented a special approach chart
to the crew of US Airways Flight 1549, which has gone down in
aviation lore as "The Miracle On The Hudson."