Headline News | 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

** Airborne 08.27.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.27.14 **
** Airborne 08.25.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.25.14 **
** Airborne 08.22.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 08.22.14 **

Top Stories

Headline News

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Airborne 08.27.14: WATTsUp Flies!, ForeFlight Update, New Goodyear Blimp Debuts

Also: Air Show Industry Honors 3, Night OSH Airshow, 'New' Wright Flyer, NTSB Unhappy With UPS/Union, Sleepy Chinese Controllers

Pipistrel has flown its two-place electric trainer for the first time. The company developed the airplane, called the WATTsUp, in partnership with Siemens AG, which provided the electric main propulsion components. ForeFlight Mobile 6.3 is now in the App Store with two major new features: Track Log and Weight & Balance. Track Log is a cloud-enabled flight recorder that allows you to capture your flight track data, upload it to the cloud, export it to third party flight review and mapping applications, and share flight tracks with others. Track Log is built upon ForeFlight’s Sync system and makes track data available on all your mobile devices. The newest Goodyear blimp, Named Wingfoot One, is the first of a new generation of airships manufactured by Germany's ZLT Zeppelin Company and assembled by a team of Zep

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Napa Airport Tower Damaged By Earthquake

Airport Remains Open, But Tower Will Be Closed Possibly For Several Weeks

Sunday's earthquake in northern California blew most of the windows out of the control tower at Napa County Airport (KAPC), and the FAA says it could take several weeks for repairs to be completed.

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Aero-TV: In The Nick Of Time? - A NextGen GA Fund Update

The GA World Needs All The Help It Can Get... IF It Can Get It

A hot topic at EAA AirVenture 2014 was the subject of the FAA requirement to be ADS-B equipped by January 1, 2020. In this video ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell covers the topic well beyond the technology involved. Campbell talks with Michael Dyment, the Founder and Managing Partner of NEXA Capital Partners, LLC. Dyment points out that while there is still 5 1/2 years until the time ADS-B is mandated, there are approximately 157,000 GA aircraft to be equipped. If you do the math, that’s about 120 aircraft every work day between now and the deadline.

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

ANG F-15C Down In Virginia

AF: Status Of Pilot Unknown At This Time

An Air National Guard F-15C based in Massachusetts went down Wednesday in a national forest in central Virginia, according to Air Force sources.

Read More

Advertisement

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Airborne 08.25.14: SpaceX Setback, AMA Fights FAA, Redbird Migration 2014

Also: Copperstate Fly-In, No-Fly List Changes, Volcano Alert, Inhofe Campaigns In RV-8

In an initial report, ANN space correspondent, Wes Oleszewski, said that on the evening of August 22nd, a SpaceX a Falcon 9R veered off of its planned flight profile and was automatically destroyed by the Flight Termination System at their McGregor, Texas test facility. The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has filed a Petition for Review in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the FAA’s Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft published in the Federal Register on June 25th. Registration is now open for the 4th annual Migration Conference, hosted by Redbird. The conference will be held at the Redbird Skyport, San Marcos Municipal Airport in San Marcos, Texas October 28th - 29th. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

AOPA’S Landsberg Announces Retirement

Association Welcomes Two New Leaders To Key Roles

One of general aviation’s most prominent safety advocates has announced his retirement after 22 years in leadership roles at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). As President of the AOPA Foundation and Executive Director of the AOPA Air Safety Institute, Bruce Landsberg has led the Association’s fundraising, charitable, and safety efforts for 22 years. He will continue to serve in an advisory capacity.

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

New Prop Approved For Aviat Husky

Swept-Tip Hartzell Trailblazer Structural Composite Propeller Gets FAA Nod

The FAA has granted an STC to Hartzell Propeller for installation of the company’s new Swept-Tip Trailblazer propellers on all Aviat Husky utility aircraft.

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Hurricane Hunters Fly Into Cristobal

Will Stay On Station In St. Croix Until August 29

Aircrews with the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron have been flying data-gathering missions into Hurricane Cristobal out of the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, since Aug. 21.

Read More

Advertisement

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

GAMA Jobs Rally To Feature North Dakota Elected Officials

Senators Hoeven And Heitkamp, Representative Cramer, Lt. Governor Wrigley Expected To Attend

GAMA will hold a rally celebrating general aviation’s contributions to the economy on September 5 at 1 p.m. at the University of North Dakota (UND) Aerospace Flight Operations’ James C. Ray Hangar in Grand Forks, North Dakota. U.S. Senators John Hoeven (R) and Heidi Heitkamp (D), U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer (R), and Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley (R) will speak.

Read More

Wed, Aug 27, 2014

AeroSports Update: Group Planning To Build New Wright ‘B’ Flyer

The Brown Bird Has Taught A Generation About The History Of The Wright Brothers And Now It’s time To Plan For Coming Generations

Wright ‘B’ Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a lookalike of the Wright Brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its venerable flying machine.

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

Advertisement

Archives

first month previous month August 2014 next month last month

S M T W T F S
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

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