AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey praised President Obama's
remarks Wednesday in which he outlined a blueprint to achieve a
long-term energy security policy for the nation. He highlighted the
commitment of the U.S. Air Force to obtain half of its domestic jet
fuels from alternative sources by 2016.
Deal Provides For Services Through Shuttle "Flyout"
It's just one more sign of the inevitable end of the shuttle
program. NASA has signed a $36.9 million contract modification
with Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to provide continued
shuttle main engine prelaunch and launch support from April 1
through July 31.
Vermont Management Company And FBO Is The New Owner
The 100th Bombardier Global 5000 business jet entered service
this week as Heritage Aviation, a Vermont aircraft management
company and FBO, took delivery of the jet during a ceremony at
Bombardier Aerospace's Global Completion Centre in Dorval,
Concludes Fiscal Year 2011 With 29 Civil Full-Flight Simulator
CAE has obtained contracts with airlines in Asia and North
America for training center development, the sale of two
full-flight simulators (FFS) and CAE Simfinity training devices,
all with a combined value of approximately $46.3 million at list
and contract prices.
The rate at which ascending air cools and descending air warms,
given that no heat is added or taken away. The rate for dry air
(DALR) is based on 5.4° F per 1000' altitude (1° per 100
meters). Moist or saturated rates (SALR) vary with barometric
pressures and temperatures and must be adjusted for accuracy.
Aero-Linx: US Army Golden
The United States Army Parachute Team, nicknamed “The
Golden Knights,” is the US Army’s official aerial
demonstration team. The Team travels around the United States,
performing parachute demonstrations at air shows, major league
football and baseball games, and special events, connecting the
Army with the American people.
"This expansion in Zhuhai further strengthens our
position in Asia and demonstrates CAE's commitment to provide the
highest-quality aviation training solutions for our customers
around the globe, including commercial aircraft, business aircraft
and civil helicopter operators... Our tailored, turnkey
solution for Virgin America brings together CAE's capabilities in
simulation technology, regulatory liaison, facilities design,
simulator support, and training center management in a total
package that only CAE can effectively deliver."
Source: Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President,
Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services, in comments
associated with the announcement of China Southern Airlines and
CAE expanding their joint venture avia