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

August 13, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.13.10

NTSB revisits whether children need seatbelts.
NASA and the Israel Space Agency will officially collaborate.
And Aerojet says it's throttleable solid fuel ramjet works.

Sponso

More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.13.10

NTSB revisits whether children need seatbelts.
NASA and the Israel Space Agency will officially collaborate.
And Aerojet says it's throttleable solid fuel ramjet works.


More AERO-Casts

ANN Special Feature: Meet Dick & Karol DeGraw - 08.13.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Dick and Karol DeGraw, who wowed crowds at PRA 2010 with synchronized, side-by-side, jump takeoffs in Dick's amazing homebuilt gyroplanes.

More AERO-Casts

NTSB: 2009 Florida Accident Caused By Engine Failure

Improper Maintenance Resulted In "Complete Loss Of Power"

The NTSB has determined that an accident near West Palm Beach, FL, in May, 2009 was caused by a total loss of engine power due to disengagement of the idler gear support pin as a result of improper maintenance.

Read More

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 08.13.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.13.10  (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.13.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Meet Dick & Karol DeGraw - 08.13.10 (ANN Special Report, with Dick and Karol DeGraw)

Read More

Father, Daughter See The USA In A Special Way

A 6,500 Mile Flight Around The U.S.

We think 13-year-old Delaney Sullivan may have one of he best "What I did on my summer vacation" essays ever when she goes back to school. Her dad, Steve Sullivan is taking her on a "Flight Around America" in their Cirrus SR22.

Read More

Advertisement

Extra RAF Jets Being Sent To Afghanistan

Two Tornado Jets Will Increase Air Support, Provide Greater Protection For Ground Forces

Two additional Royal Air Force Tornado jets are being sent to Afghanistan, UK Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox announced Wednesday while visiting British forces serving in the country.

Read More

Girls With Wings Set To Award Two $1,000 Scholarships

Awards Help Pay For Private Pilot's Licenses

If you know a young woman who is already involved in aviation, you might encourage them to investigate two scholarship opportunities with Girls With Wings.

Read More

'Flying Robot' Pilot Helps Find IEDs In Helmand

Micro Air Vehicle Designed To Increased Troop Safety Throughout The Region

Lance Corporal Rob McInerney is currently working at the forefront of counter-IED operations in Afghanistan, piloting the 'Flying Robot', which is part of the Talisman counter-IED system.

Read More

ICAS Continues Air Show Academy At Oregon International Air Show

Offers Insight Into How Events Are Organized

ICAS is once again offering the traditional ICAS Air Show Academy program on August 19, 20 and 21 in conjunction with the Oregon International Air Show in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Read More

Thai Airways Confirms Order For Seven A330s

Formalizes Commitment Made At Farnborough Air Show

Thai Airways International (THAI) has finalized a purchase agreement with Airbus for the firm order of seven A330-300s, confirming a commitment announced at last month's Farnborough Air Show.

Read More

Unique Women Pilots Ballooning Event To Be Held In The UK

Up To 20 Balloons Will Fly October 8, 9 & 10

British pilot Allie Dunnington, who has conducted 51 introductions flights for the Centennial of Women Pilots, has organized one-of-the-kind Women Pilots Ballooning Event in the U.K. Women pilots from the U.K. and overseas will fly up to 20 hot air balloons.

Read More

Advertisement

Utah Town Seeks To Ban All Helicopter Landings Within City Limits

Ordinance Had Previously Barred Only Operations From Heliports

Here's a town that is serious about trying to prevent helicopters from operating anywhere within its incorporated area.

Read More

AirTran Airways Continues Orlando Expansion

Airline Has Opened State-of-the-Art Operations Center, Plans A New Pilot Base

AirTran Airways recently opened the doors to its new System Operations Control (SOC) Center, and during the unveiling, AirTran Airways Chairman, President and CEO Bob Fornaro also announced plans to open a pilot base in the airline's hometown of Orlando, FL this fall.

Read More

Aero-TV: Things That Roar In The Night! EAA's Night-Time AirShow

The Brightest Night At Oshkosh 2010!

This year's Oshkosh event had it all... drama, excitement, triumph, tragedy, and big-time fireworks! The final attendance figures released by EAA showed 535,000 attendees, a decrease of 7 percent from 2009. "We had expected to have a slightly lower attendance figure this year after last year's blockbuster event," Poberezny said. "This year's weather challenges early in the week also had an effect. The second half of the week, however, was outstanding, especially with such activities as those on Saturday that included the night air show. We were not only very pleased with the attendance figures, but also with the positive response and the upbeat spirit from all those who attended."

Aero-TV: Things That Roar In The Night! EAA's Night-Time AirShow

The Brightest Night At Oshkosh 2010!

This year's Oshkosh event had it all... drama, excitement, triumph, tragedy, and big-time fireworks! The final attendance figures released by EAA showed 535,000 attendees, a decrease of 7 percent from 2009. "We had expected to have a slightly lower attendance figure this year after last year's blockbuster event," Poberezny said. "This year's weather challenges early in the week also had an effect. The second half of the week, however, was outstanding, especially with such activities as those on Saturday that included the night air show. We were not only very pleased with the attendance figures, but also with the positive respon

Read More

ISS Cooling System Repairs Proceeding Apace

Faulty Ammonia Pump Removed During Spacewalk

Expedition 24 Flight Engineers Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson have completed the second of three spacewalks to remove the failed ammonia coolant Pump Module on the S1 truss of the International Space Station that failed July 31. Their spacewalk ended at 1553 EDT Wednesday.

Read More

Klyde Morris (08.13.10)

Klyde Just Can't Quite Get With The 'Spirit'

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

Read More

Advertisement

Final Flight Test Dreamliner Delayed Until September

First Deliveries Still Targeted For Q4 2010

Sources inside Boeing indicate that the final Dreamliner test aircraft (ZA006) may not fly until September 12, but it is still targeting the first delivery of a production aircraft to launch customer ANA in the 4th quarter of this year.

Read More

Certified: Phenom 100 Synthetic Vision Technology

Synth Vis Approved By FAA, EASA, ANAC For The Entry-Level Jet

Embraer's Phenom 100 entry level executive jet has received certification from the FAA, EASA, and the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil - ANAC) to use Garmin's Synthetic Vision Technology (SVT).

Read More

Gay Rights Group Sues Over Possible Discharge Of Air Force Weapons Officer

Openly Gay Lt. Col. Decorated For Valor In Iraq

The gay rights group Servicemembers Legal Defense Network has asked a federal court in Idaho to block the discharge of Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach, after he was cleared of charges of raping another man. The group hopes to delay any action against Fehrenbach until a full hearing can be scheduled.

Read More

Piaggio Aero Breaks Into Brazilian Market

First Avanti II Deliveries In Brazil Expected In Early 2011

Italian Business Aviation Manufacturer Piaggio Aero said Thursday at the top of the LABACE Air Show in Sao Paulo that it has cracked the Brazilian biz-av market.

Read More

Cub On Long Island Damaged By AF2 Jet Blast

No One Was On Board The Piper When The Incident Occurred

Air Force Two was preparing to depart from Francis S. Gabrenski Airport with Vice President Joe Biden on board Wednesday morning when the jet blast from the Boeing 757's engines picked up and dropped a Piper Cub, damaging the smaller airplane.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.13.10)

“I also hope they’ll come away with an appreciation for the privilege we pilots have of being able to fly nearly anywhere in our country without a lot of fuss.” Source: IMC Clubs Board Member Steve Sullivan on a 6,500 mile trip around the country he's taking with his 13 year old daughter.

Read More

Advertisement

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.13.10): Navigable Airspace

Airspace at and above the minimum flight altitudes prescribed in the CFRs including airspace needed for safe takeoff and landing.  

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.13.10)

SATOP - Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program

The Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program (SATOP) is a cooperative program between the states of Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas.

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

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