ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.09.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.09.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Vertical Takeoffs at AirVenture -
10.09.09 (ANN Special Report, with Glenn Martin
and Gordon Putney)
"The aviation community agreed two years ago at FAA's
Runway Safety 'Call to Action' meeting to implement safety
improvements at U.S. airports. But while the 50 percent reduction
is remarkable, there is still much work to be done to continue to
reduce the potential risk."
Source: FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt.
The ground-based surveillance radar beacon transmitter-receiver,
which normally scans in synchronism with a primary radar,
transmitting discrete radio signals which repetitiously request all
transponders on the mode being used to reply.
A Brief History Of Flying
Back in 1940, Henry Ford said "Mark my word: A combination
airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But
it will come." The flying car has been seen as something of a holy
grail for personal transportation. The website "How Stuff Works"
has a brief history of flying cars, which are the subject of