Country Preparing To Host FIFA World Cup, Olympics
In a statement released Wednesday, the International Air
Transport Association (IATA) praised Brazilian President Dilma
Rousseff's strategic focus on aviation, and urged a quick follow-up
with critical reforms to improve the industry's
Roscosmos Made The Decision To Postpone The Launch Monday
The Roscosmos Board held a meeting Monday to discuss a report by
Technical Management on Human Space System Flight Testing, which
mentioned an "incompliance in operation" of the Kvant-V equipment
in Soyuz TMA-21 detected during the current launch preparations at
Slight Uptick In Number Of Persons Employed By Domestic
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 0.4 percent more
workers in January 2011 than they did in January 2010, the U.S.
Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics
(BTS) reported Tuesday.
Pilots and volunteers from all over the greater Washington, DC
area gathered at Fredrick Municipal Airport in Fredrick, MD last
weekend to let women experience aviation from the cockpit of an
Teamsters General President Addresses Employees at 'Workers
The Teamsters Union has committed its full resources to make
sure United ramp workers and Continental fleet service workers are
victorious in forming their union and winning a strong contract,
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa told the workers Tuesday.
Follow-On Order From Turkish Airlines For 10 Powerplants
Turkish Airlines (THY), the national carrier of Turkey, has
again selected the International Aero Engines AG V2500 SelectOne
engine to power its A320 family aircraft. IAE will deliver 10 firm
engines in 2013.
The Future of GA Nav Is Not As Mysterious As You
ADS-B... it's akin to magic to a number of flyers. And so when
the subject came up for the umpteenth time in conversations with
some of our constituency, we decided to ask a few of the experts
for their experiences, and insights, into all things ADS-B. To
start with, though, we pointed the Aero-TV magic mic and cameras at
FreeFlight Systems... some folks who know more than a little bit
about the topic.
One Of The Year's "Greatest Achievements In Aeronautics"
The Sikorsky Aircraft X2 Technology demonstrator team has
been named the winner of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy, awarded
annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or
astronautics in America.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
03.17.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
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ANN Special Feature: Turboprop Beechcraft
Conversions - 03.17.11 (ANN Special
Report, with Darwin Conrad of Rocket Engineering)
Calls Current Situation "Penny Wise And Pound Foolish"
The leader of the union representing the 26,000-employee CBP
workforce told a House subcommittee Wednesday that failure to
provide adequate resources and staffing for either the homeland
security or trade facilitation missions of U.S. Customs and Border
Protection (CBP) is a short-sighted act.
Two Russians And One American Spent 159 Days In Space
Expedition 26 Commander Scott Kelly and Russian Flight Engineers
Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka safely landed their Soyuz
spacecraft on the Kazakhstan steppe Wednesday, wrapping up a
five-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
Summer Season Plaque Launched To Raise Over $561,000 To Keep
The Iconic Warbird Flying
It was confirmed Wednesday that the last flying Vulcan, an
iconic example of British technical achievement, has comfortably
passed all the vital safety checks that will allow the aircraft to
embark on her biggest display season ever.
This site is dedicated to the 1,701 Brothers In Arm's who gave
their lives, the 4 Medal of Honor recipients, the 5,400 who
suffered injury and the 100 still missing in action from the 1st
Aviation Brigade of the U.S. Army during Vietnam.