ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
06.11.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
06.11.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: URA President Doug Barker -
06.11.10 (ANN Special Report, with Utah
Rotorcraft Association President Doug Barker)
Infrared Night Vision Successfully Installed on GIV
The FAA has approved the use of the Future Air Navigation System
(FANS) 1/A data link on Gulfstream G450 aircraft. Gulfstream is the
first large-cabin business-jet manufacturer to receive such
Allows Simultaneous Viewing Of Approach Chart And Moving
In the continuing saga of "Yeah, there's an app for that" ...
Hilton Software says that in June, iPad users will be able to get
WingX Pro7 for the device. WingX Pro7 features an advanced
GPS-Enabled Terrain-Aware Moving Map with a touch screen
B-17E Bomber Recovered From A Remote New Guinea Crash Site
After taking part in the first long-range U.S. bombing mission
of World War II following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, a B-17E
Flying Fortress crashed in one of the most remote locations on
Earth On Feb. 23, 1942, ... a primitive swamp on the north coast of
Papua New Guinea.
The first offshore Full Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) site
for the U.S. Army's UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) is
open for business, Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced Monday.
The site is centrally located on the Marshall Islands in the
Cathay Pacific And Air France-KLM Place Safety Devices In
Economy Class Cabins
In a effort to comply with new passenger safety regulations,
Cathay Pacific and Air France-KLM have started installing
seatbelt-mounted airbags in their economy-class cabins. The devices
are designed to improve survivability in the event an airplane goes
It's really every parent's nightmare. Two children traveling as
unaccompanied minors on Delta Airlines wound up at the wrong
destination after what the airline called a "paperwork mixup."
Thursday found the airline apologizing to both families.
One of the more unusual phone calls I have ever received occurred a few years ago... from Anousheh Ansari... long distance. About as long distance as it gets, these days, as Anousheh was calling from the International Space Station where she was plainly having the time of her life.
One of the more unusual phone calls I have ever received
occurred a few years ago... from Anousheh Ansari... long distance.
About as long distance as it gets, these days, as Anousheh was
calling form the International Space Station where she was plainly
having the time of her life.
International Union Pledges Full Support As Pilots Pursue A New
Air Transat pilots will receive an initial $1 million grant from
their international union, the Air Line Pilots Association,
International (ALPA), to assist them in their negotiations for a
new contract. Contract negotiations began in the first quarter of
Flights Largely Restricted To Oil Spill Remediation Efforts,
Drill Rig Support
The FAA has cordoned off a fairly sizable chunk of the northwest
Gulf of Mexico with a TFR to help regulate the flow of traffic
through the area affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The
NOTAM is in effect "until further notice."
NASA has selected 18 innovative technology proposals for
negotiation of Phase 2 contract awards in the Small Business
Technology Transfer program, or "STTR." The selected projects have
a total value of approximately $11 million.
"IS-BAO has already demonstrated its safety
effectiveness and standardization benefits in the business aviation
sector, and we are confident that it will achieve similar results
for the global helicopter operating community."
Source: European Helicopter Association
Chairman Dr. Ing. Vittorio Morassi.