Wouters: Additional Cost-Containment and Layoffs Needed For
Aero-News has confirmed that Cirrus Aircraft is undertaking
additional measures designed to see it through the extended
economic downturn plaguing the nation, and in particular, the
aviation industry. Cirrus staff was informed earlier today that
additional cutbacks and layoffs are in the pipeline.
Early Morning Thursday Flight For Intercept Training
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its
geographical component, the Continental U.S. NORAD Region, will
conduct training flight exercises on Thursday, Aug. 27 in the
National Capital Region (NCR), Washington, D.C. Exercise
Falcon Virgo 09-11 will occur between 0000 and 0200 EDT.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.26.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.26.09 (ANN's Long-Form
Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Bud Granley: A Performer's Story -
08.26.09 (ANN Special Report, with Airshow Pilot
Piper May Now Self-Certify Designs And Airworthiness
The FAA has awarded Piper Aircraft, Inc. with Type Certificate
Organization Designation Authorization (TC-ODA), which gives Piper
the authority to act on behalf of the FAA in the approval of
airplane designs and certification to FAA standards of
Laconia Airport Authority Still Waiting For FAA Airspace
Nearly a year ago, Tom and Mary Noonan went to the Laconia
Airport Authority in the lakes region of New Hampshire proposing a
tandem skydiving business they hoped to locate at the airport.
They're still waiting.
First Foreign Military Sales Case Contract For HBC Military
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation was recently awarded a contract to
provide the T-6A trainer aircraft to the Israeli Air Force. This is
the first Foreign Military Sales Case contract for HBC. The company
was awarded the contract directly from the United States
The Program Would Upgrade Basic Training For Australian
The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner,
announced Tuesday that the Government has given first pass approval
for a major project to provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF)
with a new Pilot Training System.
Seller Hopes New Owners, Whoever They May Be, Will
Keep The Airport Open
Daryl Habich is a retired dentist with a love for flying. After
taking lessons in 1968, he bought a small airfield near the
Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Washington State. Now, with
financial concerns and health problems, he's hoping to sell the
Identified Military And Civilian Aircraft With Specific
A NATO E-3 AWACS took part in six-hour combat scenarios that
demonstrated interoperability between its prototype interrogator
and various joint platforms that interrogate in the same mode in
July, flying at an observation point 100 miles off the coast of
Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD.
Sikorsky Global Helicopters recently delivered an S-300C
helicopter to Superior Flight School of Greater Atlanta. The new
helicopter will be used for flight training as the second Sikorsky
Global Helicopters aircraft in the company's fleet.
Wouters Explains What the Next Year Holds for Cirrus Aircraft
On the last weekend of June, 2009, COPA and Cirrus Aircraft held their seventh annual “Migration,” a yearly invitation to all Cirrus owners and associates to travel to the company headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota. Over 100 Cirrus aircraft and over 300 registered attendees partook in the event’s presentations, seminars, and social gatherings.
Wouters Explains What the Next Year Holds for Cirrus
On the last weekend of June, 2009, COPA and Cirrus Aircraft held
their seventh annual “Migration,” a yearly invitation
to all Cirrus owners and associates to travel to the company
headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota.
Pan Am 103 Bomber Given A Hero's Welcome In Tripoli
In his first comments since Abdelbaset al Megrahi was released
from prison in Scotland last week, British Prime Minister Gordon
Brown said he is "angry and repulsed" by the welcome the convicted
terrorist was given on his arrival in Libya.
Union Says Safety Regulations Are Necessary For Lithium
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) is calling
on the U.S. government to prohibit shipments of lithium batteries
on passenger and all-cargo aircraft until new regulations are in
place to ensure the safe transport of these hazardous
Increased Computing Power Could Also Give Greater Accuracy To
Daily Weather Forecasts
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD this month
made available to scientists the first unit of an expanded high-end
computing system that will serve as the centerpiece of a new
climate simulation capability.
A Cessna Citation and a Bombardier Challenger nearly collided
while departing from Mumbai airport in India Sunday, after the
Bombardier pilot apparently followed ATC instructions intended for
Are you tired of the political fighting over global warming?
We're told by environmentalists that (a) global warming is real,
and (b) everybody knows it's caused by humans. The other side says
(a) global warming is a hoax or based on a limited historical
perspective, and (b) scientists with dissenting views are forced to
shut up or lose government research grants.
“As long as it’s mine, it’ll be an
airport. I would like to see it as an airport. If I don’t own
it, I don’t have any control over
Source: Retired Dentist and Private
Airport Owner Daryl Habich.
An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain at a
fixed geographical location or which may be expected at a fixed
location within a prescribed area with reference to which vertical
clearance is or must be provided during flight operation.
It wasn't so long ago that all of us didn't have computers on
our desks, in our carry-on bags, in our phones, pretty much
everywhere we looked. Back in the day, the simplest computers took
up entire rooms for the racks of equipment. There still is
such a place.