Boeing 737 Broke Into Three Pieces As It Slid Down The
A Boeing 737-100 operated by Aerovias de Integracion Regional SA
went down during a landing attempt in a thunderstorm on San Andres
Island in the Caribbean Monday. There has reportedly been only one
fatality among the 131 people on board the aircraft.
Third Spacewalk Finishes Installation Of Spare Ammonia
Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson
completed the third contingency spacewalk to install a spare
ammonia pump module on the S1 Truss at 1340 EDT Monday. Flight
Engineer Shannon Walker assisted the spacewalkers from inside the
Station and operated the Canadarm2.
Thirteen-Year-Old's Father Was Among Those Fatally Injured In
The youngest person to survive an Alaska plane crash which
killed former Senator Ted Stevens has been released from Children's
Hospital at Providence and is on his way back to Maryland.
13-year-old Willy Phillips Jr. lost his father, Bill Phillips, when
the airplane went down in marginal weather near Dillingham, AK last
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
08.16.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.16.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Avoiding Trim Stalls -
08.16.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Capt. Justin Ogden Wins 2010 Public Benefit Flying Award, Will
Be Recognized As Distinguish Volunteer In September
Civil Air Patrol Capt. Justin Ogden, whose work with cell phone
forensics has helped save numerous lives, will receive the 2010
Distinguished Volunteer Public Benefit Flying Award next month at a
prestigious awards ceremony at the U.S. Capitol.
Students from the Colorado Space Grant Consortium (COSGC) have
teamed with Lockheed Martin to develop a miniature satellite, known
as ALL-STAR, which stands for Agile Low-cost Laboratory for Space
Technology Acceleration and Research.
One of the most rewarding events ANN and Aero-TV have participated in over the last year was AIA's extraordinary Team America Rocketry Challenge. Fun, inspiring, challenging... all these words do little to impart the amazing event that we witnessed and shot over the course of a few days... and we can't wait to do it again. However; one of the truly great 'bennies' of this event was meeting the next generation of America's rocket people... and that includes the TARC 2010 National Champions, Penn Manor High School... who went on to the International competition and took ALL the marbles there as well.
One of the most rewarding events ANN and Aero-TV have
participated in over the last year was AIA's extraordinary Team
America Rocketry Challenge. Fun, inspiring, challenging... all
these words do little to impart the amazing event that we witnessed
and shot over the course of a few days... and we can't wait to do
it again. However; one of the truly great 'bennies' of this
event was meeting the next generation of America's rocket people...
and that includes the TARC 2010 National Champions, Penn Manor High
School... who went on to the International competition and took ALL
the marbles there as well.
Potentially Devastating Crash Yielding Few Details At This
While the NTSB will, necessarily, need a lot more time before
filing a final report, the pictures and other details making
themselves known show one thing, conclusively... that this could
have been a truly tragic accident --and for reasons well beyond the
hazards encountered by those aboard. Pictures and ground track data
indicate that the Premier came perilously close to taking a
course/energy line that could have severely hazarded people on the
ground... and the pictures of nearby photographers running to avoid
the approaching jet provide dramatic testimony to the
Training Tool Already In Place And In Use In Dallas
The first Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS) Phenom 300 Full
Flight Simulator (FFS) has been qualified by the FAA, EASA, and the
Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil
Longer Time On Wing, No Scheduled Hot Section Inspections Or
GE Aviation has made an on-wing engine upgrade program available
for certain configurations of the CF34-3A2 engine, which will allow
the engines to go from a hard-time maintenance schedule to an
on-condition maintenance schedule.
An L/MF or UHF
radio beacon transmitting nondirectional signals whereby the pilot
of an aircraft equipped with direction finding equipment can
determine his/her bearing to or from the radio beacon and "home" on
or track to or from the station. When the radio beacon is installed
in conjunction with the Instrument Landing System marker, it is
normally called a Compass Locator.
Aero-Linx: VHPA Online
An On-line Museum of the Helicopter War in Southeast Asia, this
site is dedicated to the men who fought the war. It is a tribute to
those who did not return. It's the hope of all involved that you
will find and enjoy information on your unit as well as others. If
you are not a veteran of the war we welcome your visit and hope
that you will gain a new perspective of what it was like for those
who were there. The mission is not to entertain but rather to
educate the viewer and provide a glimpse of day to day life for the
Pilots and crewman who lived it...
"A review of amateur video taken at KOSH showed the
accident airplane in a left base turn to final for runway 18R. The
airplane appeared to overshoot the runway centerline during this
turn and then level its wings momentarily before entering a slight
right bank simultaneously as the nose of the airplane pitched up.
The airplane then turned left toward the runway centerline and
began a descent. During this descent the airplane’s pitch
appeared to increase until the airplane entered a right bank and
struck the grass area west of the runway in a nose down, right wing
Source: Excerpted from the NTSB
Preliminary Report filed in the early stages of the investigation
into the probable cause for the crash of Beech Premier N6JR,