The U.S. DOT issued a final order Wednesday granting anti-trust
immunity to United Airlines, Continental Airlines and ANA, enabling
the three carriers to execute a trans-Pacific joint venture under
which they intend to jointly develop flight schedules and sales
Propulsion Systems Company Accounts For Over 3000 Jobs
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation announced Thursday that
Aerojet has joined the Federation. With over 3,000 employees
nationwide, the company is a leading provider of aerospace
Suit Filed For Loss Of Revenue During Vancouver Olympics
A group of six air operators located in the Lower Mainland of
British Columbia and the Air Transport Association of Canada
(ATAC), announced today that six B.C. carriers and flight schools
will be filing a claim against the Government of Canada.
Opens Maintenance and Service Facility to Support
Cessna’s Manufacturing Site
Yingling Aviation has opened a full maintenance and service
facility in a leased 10,000 square foot hangar at the Independence
Municipal Airport in Independence, Kansas adjacent to Cessna
Aircraft Company’s manufacturing site at the southeastern
Projects Range From New Hangars To Runway Enhancements
Seven airports in Pennsylvania can make upgrades and safety
enhancements with the aid of a $10 million state investment from
PennDOT's Aviation Capital Budget/ Transportation Assistance
Program, Governor Edward G. Rendell (D) announced
The 500th DFC-Series digital autopilot has been delivered by
Avidyne. Avidyne's DFC-Series includes the DFC90 autopilot, which
is designed to work with existing Entegra Flight Deck systems, and
the DFC100 which is compatible with their new Entegra Release 9
One Was Possibly The First Cobra Gunship To See Action In
Recently, a DNR helicopter mechanic in Washington State had an
experience which might have been right out of the TV
show "American Pickers." ... he found what
may have been the first Cobra (Bell AH-1) combat helicopter to be
deployed and see action in the Vietnam War in the agency's
Any business that makes it 50 years is probably doing something
right, and Wipaire is continuing its celebration of 50 years of
Wipline float design and manufacturing. Bernard "Ben" Wiplinger
started design and certification on the Wipline 3700 float for the
Cessna 185 in 1960.
Written primarily for pilots, the 400-page spiral bound Bahamas
& Caribbean Pilot's Guide is the only single-source reference
for island travel, according to current publishers John & Betty
Obradovich, who have just produced their 15th edition of the
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.12.10 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.12.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Pilot Population in Crisis -
11.12.10 (ANN Special Report, with Doug Stewart,
chairman of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators)
ANN recently had the chance to fly the Diamond DA40XLS, and the airplane offers some significant upgrades over the company's base model airplane. The airplane flown by ANN is equipped with the new scimitar prop, which gives the airplane some additional speed and climb performance, according to Premier Aircraft Sales Regional Sales Manager Michael Fabianac. He said the airplane flew to St. Augustine, FL from Ft, Meyers at about 147 knots consuming about 10.5 GPH for the flight.
ANN recently had the chance to fly the Diamond DA40XLS, and the
airplane offers some significant upgrades over the company's base
model airplane. The airplane flown by ANN is equipped with the
new scimitar prop, which gives the airplane some additional speed
and climb performance, according to Premier Aircraft Sales Regional
Sales Manager Michael Fabianac. He said the airplane flew to St.
Augustine, FL from Ft, Meyers at about 147 knots consuming about
10.5 GPH for the flight.
Company Reports Significant Damage To Electrical Panel
Boeing is continuing its investigation of Monday's incident on
flight test Dreamliner ZA002. The company said Thursday they have
determined that a failure in the P100 panel led to a fire involving
an insulation blanket.
Thirty Are Scheduled For Delivery By The End Of The Year
The Skycatcher seems to be catching on, based on an announcement
from Cessna at the AOPA Summit in Long Beach. The company says that
production of the 162 Skycatcher has continued to grow through
2010, with the 50th aircraft on its way this week to the U.S.
First Unit To Be Delivered To Western Michigan University
Avidyne announced Wednesday that it has partnered with
Frasca International to develop two Cirrus SR22 Flight Training
Devices (FTD) featuring Avidyne's Entegra Release 9 (R9) integrated
flight deck system.
Advanced Flight Systems Avionics Units Teams With Chart
Jeppesen and Advanced Flight Systems, a supplier of avionics
hardware for the light sport and experimental aircraft, have
entered into an agreement to provide Jeppesen NavData and obstacle
services for Advanced Flight Systems avionics navigation
Ocean Air Flight Services To Take Delivery Of A Tecnam P2006t
Light Twin Next Week
Ocean Air Flight Services, a Tecnam Flight Center located at the
Watsonville Municipal Airport (KWVI), announced Thursday that it
will take delivery of the first Rotax powered P2006T in the U.S.
immediately following the AOPA Aviation Summit.
the Deficit Commission also appears to misunderstand the
very nature of the Commercial Crew Program. Rather than being 'a
subsidy to the private sector,' the Commercial Crew program is
fulfilling an essential national need."
Source: Bretton Alexander, President of the
Commercial Spaceflight Federation.
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