During the Airports Council International- North America
(ACI-NA) World Business Partners (WBP)/Associates Business
Breakfast at the ACI-NA 18th Annual Conference and Exhibition,
current Chair Robert Hazel, partner, Oliver Wyman, announced
results of the election of 2010 Board of Directors.
A new study shows expenditure on aeronautical information system
(AIS) and aeronautical information management (AIM) equipment and
services is forecast to reach $2.2 billion between 2009 and 2018,
according to a new study by air traffic management market research
company PMI Media Ltd.
It is still two months before winter officially begins, but
there has already been snow in the upper midwest, so the time to
begin planning for winter flying is now. To that end, the FAA has
issued an Information for Operators (INfO) advisory focusing on
small accumulations of ice, snow, frost, and slush on aircraft
Preliminary Findings Are That Airplane Was Almost 200 Pounds
The NTSB has released its preliminary findings in an aborted
takeoff in Fairmont, West Virginia that injured four people, two of
the seriously. They found that the aircraft was 192 pounds over
maximum gross weight at the time of the attempted departure.
Threw A Rock, Shined A Spotlight At Low-Flying Agricultural
A Blenheim, New Zealand man appeared in court in Wellington
Monday after he allegedly threw a rock at a helicopter trying to
protect a vineyard from frost, and then shining a spotlight into
the cockpit of the aircraft.