ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
11.24.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
11.24.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Why We're Still Not Safe -
11.24.10 (ANN Special Report, with the
Reason Foundation's Robert Poole)
Airline Will Not Fly The A380 Until It Receives Authority
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has given a green light to a
plan developed by Qantas to return its A380 aircraft to service.
Qantas submitted a detailed A380 plan to CASA which sets out how
the aircraft will be operated, additional safety measures and
Video Camera And Phone Used To Record The Incident Also
Well, the theater of the absurd that TSA screening is rapidly
approaching was taken a step further when a passenger in San Diego
stripped to his underwear prior to and "enhanced" pat-down search
on Friday at the San Diego airport.
Northeast Florida's Aviation System Unveils New Names And
In preparation for its 10-year anniversary next year, and to
highlight what it says are its many successes, the Jacksonville
Aviation Authority (JAA) in Jacksonville, FL unveiled a new
branding campaign on Monday designed to build better awareness of
the city's vibrant aviation system.
Money For Construction Of Zion Children's Home In The
Bahamas Habitat said Friday it has received a matching grant of
$50,00 from The Father's Table Foundation of Sanford, Florida for
construction of the Zion Children's Home for abandoned and abused
children in The Bahamas.
Recipients Involved In Subjects Ranging From Commercial
Aviation To FAA Research
Five college students studying aviation-related curricula at
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and University
Aviation Association (UAA) member institutions have received 2010
UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship awards totaling
Robinson's Evolutionary Turbine Five-Seater Is Ready To Rotor!!!
Boy... have we been waiting for this... our first flight in a CERTIFIED R66 Turbine helicopter -- and the only thing more impressive than our experience with this new bird was the fact that the actual result exceeded our expectations... and mind you, they were pretty damned high. STILL... before we get to the flight test, let's spend some time with Robinson Uber-Flyer Doug Tompkins as we preflight this amazing new machine.
Robinson's Evolutionary Turbine Five-Seater Is Ready To
Boy... have we been waiting for this... our first flight in a
CERTIFIED R66 Turbine helicopter -- and the only thing more
impressive than our experience with this new bird was the fact that
the actual result exceeded our expectations... and mind you, they
were pretty damned high. STILL... before we get to the flight test,
let's spend some time with Robinson Uber-Flyer Doug Tompkins as we
preflight this amazing new machine.
As the Aero-News staff observes the US holiday of Thanksgiving
on Thursday, we wanted to let our readers know that ANN will still
be on the job, reporting breaking news in the aviation and
aerospace fields as it happens... in Real Time. Aero-News will be
publishing at a slightly reduced level on November 25th and
26th, as our staffers spend some time with their families... some
of whom may not recognize them away from their computers.
Basically, we're going to treat the four-day weekend as just that:
a four-day weekend, meaning you'll still be able to
find several new stories each day on our website.
No Fuel Was Found From The Fuel Selector Valve Forward To The
Engine Driven Fuel Pump On The Left Side System
The NTSB has released its preliminary report in the Palm Beach
accident involving a PA-44 belonging to the Florida Institute of
Technology aviation department which went down on takeoff, fatally
injuring the four people on board.
Deadline Nears For Arlington 'Wreaths Across America'
As part of its holiday tradition of partnering with Wreaths
Across America, Civil Air Patrol is calling on its partners and its
parent organization, the Air Force, to help with this year's
Section 60 Project at Arlington National Cemetery.
Some Holiday Travelers At Hartsfield Will Be Met With Picket
AirTran flight attendants are planning an informational picket
on on Wednesday, November 24 outside Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson
International Airport. The union says it is frustrated with what it
calls "stalled" negotiations with the airline.
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