If you've ever been alerted by the urgent warnings from your
cockpit-mounted collision avoidance system, calling your attention
to nearby traffic you hadn't seen... you have George B. Litchford
Sr. to thank. The prolific inventor, who worked on aircraft
navigation and surveillance systems for some 60 years, passed away
February 28 at the age of 89.
October 2007 Downing Near White Pass, WA Claimed 10
The attorney representing the families of nine
skydivers killed when their Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashed near
White Pass, WA in October 2007 says the plane performs poorly in
icing conditions... and moreover, that both Cessna and Goodrich,
maker of the deicing system, know it.
To Be Used Towards New Technical Campus In Wichita
Aero-News learned this week aviation and communications
electronics manufacturer Rockwell Collins is donating $150,000 to
the National Center for Aviation Training at Colonel James Jabara
Airport in Wichita. The donation will help provide equipment for
the new technical education campus, managed by Wichita Area
Joins Eight Other Part Numbers Recently Authorized
Concorde Battery Corporation aircraft battery part number RG-131
recently earned Technical Standard Order C173 (TSO-C173)
authorization, making Concorde the sole aircraft battery company
with parts TSO-C173 authorized by the FAA.