John and Martha King Take Off On An Around-The-World GA
"Flying ourselves around the world is a wonderful way to explore
the future of general aviation in Russia and throughout the world,"
said John King as he and his co-captain, Martha, took off in N10F,
their Falcon 10, on a 13-day flight around the world.
Mother Nature's Fury Continues To Astound Survivors
The Corridor of Classic Aviation in Central Florida was hit hard
by Hurricane Charley on Friday August 13, 2004. Airplanes from
history, as well as new general aviation aircraft, were destroyed
in record numbers from the west coast to the east coast of
The advent of FAA's Light Sport Aircraft has some looking back
in time for light, simple to fly aircraft of olden days. A
time-proven, FAA certificated design comes from a well-known
aviation designer, John Thorp. Thorp designed a two-seat,
all-metal, low wing aircraft in 1944 named the T-211 "Sky
Seiko Epson has come up with what it calls the FR, or Micro
Flying Robot, the world's smallest flying prototype microrobot.
Epson developed the FR to demonstrate the micromechatronics
technology that it has cultivated in-house over the years and to
explore the possibilities for microrobots and the development of
component technology applications. The company will display its
latest offering at the 2003 International Robot Exhibition, which
will be held at Tokyo Big Sight on November 19 - 22, 2004.
Couple Was Minding Young Granddaughter During Parents'
Richard and Debbie Dunham loved to travel in their Cessna 210
and they wanted their 15-month old granddaughter, Abby, to love it
as well. Instead, all three were lost when the aircraft went down
shortly after departing Tulsa's Riverside-Jones Airport (OK)
AD 2004-16-15: Eurocopter France Model AS-365N2, AS 365 N3, EC
155B, EC155B1, SA-365N and N1, and SA-366G1 Helicopters
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new
airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified Eurocopter France
(Eurocopter) helicopters. This action requires inspecting the main
gearbox (MGB) baseplate for a crack and replacing the MGB if a
crack is found in the MGB base plate.