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stringers, news-spies, and helpers have done at a number of
high-profile aviation events. GREAT writers, photographers and
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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
(ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.28.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: New Airline
Passenger Protections - 04.2
Configuration Meets All Designated Requirements For Flight
Design Certification Review for the upgraded RS-68A engine
configuration, demonstrating the hydrogen-fueled engine has met all
requirements to power heavy-lift vehicles into space, has been
successfully completed by manufacturer Pratt & Whitney
Russian Helicopters To Install At Least 308 Updated
Russian Helicopters, JSC and French Turbomeca (Safran group),
have signed contracts for the supply of at least 308 Turbomeca
Ardiden 3G turbo shaft engines to be installed on the updated Ka-62
B-1, C-130 Modification Programs, Jobs Moving To Site
Ground was broken Tuesday on a new facility Boeing plans to
lease in Oklahoma City. The six-story, 320,000-square-foot building
will be home to the Boeing B-1 bomber program and C-130 Avionics
Modernization Program, which are transitioning to Oklahoma.
AW139M And HH-71 Proposed As Air Force Helicopters
AgustaWestland North America, an AgustaWestland company, is
pleased that the U.S. Air Force has announced it is moving forward
with a competition for the Common Vertical Lift Support Platform
and HH-60 recapitalization programs.
The Sebring LSA Show Reveals That The
Light-Sport Industry Still Has Much To Learn
Our good friend, Dave Juwel, has done a marvelous job of helping
ANN evaluate the sport and general aviation industry's ability to
market itself effectively. A number of years ago, Aero-News
published an article that he wrote titled, "Does Your Aviation
Business Suffer From ITBOA BNITBOB Disease?" ITBOA BNITBOB is an
acronym for, "In The Business Of Aviation... But Not In The
Business Of Business." To this day, it is one of the most requested
of our older feature stories.
Search Turns Up Air France 447 Data Recorder Chassis, But No
Nearly two years after Air France Flight 447 went down in the
Atlantic ocean with no survivors, search teams have finally turned
up a portion of the A330s Flight Data recorder. But in a
classic good news-bad news scenario, the FDR's data recording
module was not with the chassis.
News Conference With Winners of NASA’s Commercial Crew
Development Program To Take Place At KSC Thursday
As President Obama and Americans nationwide honor the historic
accomplishments of the retiring Space Shuttle, an exciting new era
of commercial spaceflight is being readied. Thursday morning, NASA
will hold a press conference at Kennedy Space Center with
commercial space pioneers.
U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 1.0 percent more
workers in February 2011 than they did in February 2010, the U.S.
Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics
(BTS) reported Wednesday.
“These private companies are building and testing
real spaceships that will inaugurate a whole new kind of space
race. NASA's Commercial Crew Program is on par with the government
Airmail Act.” Source: Commercial Spaceflight
Federation President Bretton Alexander.