The Aero Club of New England recently honored decades of
accomplishments by Tom Peghiny, a lifetime resident of
Massachusetts and Connecticut. The award recognizes those
individuals from New England who made substantial contributions to
Salina Airport Authority Starts Large Aviation Service Center
Detailed design work has begun for a massive 10-15 year
development project at the Salina Aviation Service Center to
accommodate short- and long-term aerospace growth planned by the
Salina Airport Authority.
Add yet another ASTM-certified light sport aircraft to the
category's ever-swelling ranks. X-Air announced Friday they
received the ASTM consensus standard acceptance from the Seattle
MIDO for Special Light Sport Aircraft (SLSA).
Allows Manufacturer To Carry Out Certain Certification,
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently appointed
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, as a holder of an
Organization Designation Authorization (ODA). By FAA rules, ODA may
be granted only to organizations who have demonstrated a high level
of competence in carrying out certain certification, production and
SPACEHAB, Inc. announced Friday the company has finalized a
Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA) for use of the International Space Station
(ISS), a designated US National Laboratory, for research,
development and industrial processing purposes.
Boeing and International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC) reached a
milestone this week with the delivery of ILFC's 75th Boeing 777.
The Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) is leased to ILFC's customer,
Cathay Pacific Airways. ILFC has ordered 79 777s from Boeing since
1992, more than any other customer.