Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

May 17, 2010

Talk About A Mismatch. NORAD Intercepts Ultralight With Two F-16s

Ultralight Entered Arizona From Mexico

It was probably the last thing the pilot of an untralight aircraft expected, or maybe wanted, to see when he crossed the U.S. Border from Mexico into Arizona early Sunday. Two NORAD F-16's were scrembled to intercept the ultralight, and shadowed it for about half an hour before it returned to Mexican airspace.

Read More

Gone West: Stelio Frati

Designer Of The F.8 Falco And Other Aircraft

ANN has learned that Stelio Frati, the Italian designer best known for the F.8 Falco but with many other airplanes credited to his drawing board (no CAD for him), passed away last Friday in Italy at the age of 91.

Read More

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 05.17.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.17.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.17.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Maintaining Slow-Flight Proficiency - 05.17.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

Read More

Piper Down In Clearwater, No Serious Injuries

Piper Mirage Was Had Three On Board, Was Heading To Haiti

A Piper Mirage carrying three people and relief supplies to Haiti went down in a residential neighborhood in Clearwater, FL Sunday morning.

Read More

Singapore Youth Flying Club Selects Diamond DA40 For Fleet Replacement

Upgrades Training Aircraft To Glass Cockpits

The Singapore Youth Flying Club (SYFC) is modernizing its training fleet with the selection of state-of-the-art Garmin G1000 glass cockpit equipped Diamond DA40 CS aircraft and complementary Diamond Simulation Flight Training Device. 

Read More

DOD Certifies F/A-18 Multi-Year Procurement

Agreement As Proposed Runs Through 2013

The undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics has certified to Congress that the proposed F/A-18 multiyear procurement met statutory requirements, including substantial savings, for 124 F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. The proposed agreement will run for four years.

Read More

Advertisement

Just-Married Russian Astronaut Takes 18 Month Break From Bride

Will Participate In A Simulated Mission To Mars

By most estimations, it will take about a year and a half for spacefarers to reach Mars, take some time to look around, and return to Earth. And to simulate such a mission, the European Space Agency has developed "Mars500" in which a group of 6 volunteers will be sealed in a 1,000 square foot steel complex for 520 days.

Read More

Heathrow, Gatwick Airports Re-Opened After Overnight Ash Closure

Travelers Again Scramble To Re-Book Flights

Britain's Civil Aviation Authority re-opened Heathrow and Gatwick airports Monday morning, after closing them Sunday night due to another shot of volcanic ash from Iceland.

Read More

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.17.10

A few glitches, but Atlantis docks successfully with the ISS.
Iceland's volcano creates another weekend of hassles.
And Britain's new government says no more airport expansion.

<

More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.17.10

A few glitches, but Atlantis docks successfully with the ISS.
Iceland's volcano creates another weekend of hassles.
And Britain's new government says no more airport expansion.


More AERO-Casts

ANN Special Feature: Maintaining Slow-Flight Proficiency - 05.17.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about airplanes in which spins are discouraged. Bob urges pilots of these aircraft to find some way to work in adequate slow-flight p

More AERO-Casts

Aero-TV: Airline Opportunities – Industry Recruiters Offer Advice

WAI Attendees Discuss Recruiting Opportunities in Commercial Aviation 
 
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.”  Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.
 

Advertisement

Team America Rocketry Challenge Produces New Champion 'Rocketeers'

PA Students ‘Rocketeers’ Win National Championship at Eighth Annual TARC, Will Represent US in Int'l Fly-Off

With spectacular weather and some of the finest professional and amateur rocket researchers and hobbyists in the world to overlook the proceedings, the 2010 TARC is an unqualified success. A team from Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA, took first place at the Eighth Annual TARC, Saturday, earning the title of national champion.

Read More

Waco Classic Earns FAA Approval Of New 'D' Model

WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation of Battle Creek, Michigan, has told ANN that the FAA has given approval of the new WACO YMF 5-D model...

Read More

Aero-TV: Airline Opportunities - Industry Recruiters Offer Advice

WAI Attendees Discuss Recruiting Opportunities in Commercial Aviation

On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, "Aviation – It’s a Small World." Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.

Read More

Klyde Morris (05.17.10)

Ah... The Wonders Of Avionics!

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

Read More

F-35 Program Receives Major Award for 'Cutting-Edge Design'

AIAA Calls JSF Technology "Revolutionary"

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)has recognized Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II program for its "cutting-edge design and technology."

Read More

RAAF, Airservices Agree On Australian Airspace Plan

Compatible Technology To Be Developed For Civilian And Military Aircraft

The Rudd Labor Government has overseen an agreement to implement an integrated national air traffic management system between the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia.

Read More

Advertisement

Collings Foundation To Hold B-24 Bomber Crew Camp

A Summer Adventure Back In Time

The Collings Foundation is offering a very unique two-day "training program" in which participants will train for and fly a simulated WWII bombing mission. This is WWII Bomber School 101.

Read More

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 1,000th F117 Engine To U.S. Air Force

Powerplant (X4) For The C-17 Globemaster III

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the 1,000th F117 engine powering the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to the United States Air Force. Four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines provide power for 100 percent of The Boeing Company's C-17 Globemaster III.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.17.10): Wilco

Wilco I have received your message, understand it, and will comply with it.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.17.10)

Aero-Linx: The Beginner's Guide to Propulsion The site was prepared at NASA Glenn by the Learning Technologies Project (LTP) to provide background information on basic propulsion for secondary math and science teachers. The pages were originally prepared as teaching aids to support EngineSim, an interactive educational computer program that allows students to design and test jet engines on a personal computer.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.17.10)

"The enthusiasm these talented students brought today was truly electric. The teams not only come away with a real aerospace product after months of hands-on trial and error, but also demonstrate a keen understanding of the fundamentals of rocketry using physics, math and teamwork. We also had the pleasure of welcoming back TARC alumni who, as rising stars in the industry, are a testament to the success of the program in inspiring the next generation of aerospace innovators.” Source: Scott C. Donnelly, AIA chairman and president and CEO of Textron, noting how the Team America Rocketry Challenge has proven to be a great success...

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC