The recent wave of reports of US aircraft illuminated by lasers
has highlighted the need for the public and safety officials to
better understand laser technology, says the International Laser
Display Association (ILDA).
750 Workers Chopped, Massive Balance Sheet Charges for Plant
Closure and 767-Tanker Bribery Case
The Boeing 717, the last of a long line of commercial airplanes
to be built in Southern California, has reached the end of the
line. Boeing will take no more orders for the jet that is the last
heir to the name of Donald Douglas, and the last 717 will probably
come off the line in 2006.
The Federal Office For Civil Aviation, Switzerland's counterpart
to the US' Federal Aviation Administration, has grounded the PC-21
military training aircraft program indefinitely after the crash of
the second prototype aircraft.
Gulfstream Aerospace has received validation of its large-cabin,
ultra-long-range Gulfstream G500 business jet from both the
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Joint Aviation
“There are no two-seat versions of this airplane,
so the instructors couldn’t be kind to me because I’m
the chief of staff."
Source: US Air Force Chief of Staff
General John P. Jumper, commenting on his recent qualification on
the F/A-22 Raptor after two weeks of intense training.
1955 BEECH V-35B MARK III. Indistinguishable
from a late model V-35B. Most all mods! 4200 TTAF, 100 SMOH, 60-SOH
on Hartzell hydraulic prop (modified to eliminate repetitive AD).
Collins IFR. 35th Anniversary paint scheme. 155 knot cruise. (216)
Exterior Quality: 7, Interior Quality: 7
New, will sell for $65,000.00 (or best offer)
A low-time IFR rated pilot, practicing approaches in a fairly
new Cirrus SR22, has gone down just outside the Ft. Lauderdale
Executive airport in Southern Florida. The aircraft, thought to be
a PFD-equipped SR22, was occupied by the pilot/owner, who radioed
that he was having some issues with instrumentation. The accident
occured at 1220 local time, Saturday.