While, as the saying goes, you can't fight City Hall, there's
nothing that says City Hall can't fight you -- especially if you're
the FAA and especially if the subject is Meigs Field. Mayor Richard
Daley's administration has decided to fight a $33,000 fine levied
by the FAA over the midnight raid on Meigs Field, which left the
runway unusable and eventually led to the near-downtown airport's
NH Daniel Webster College's Annual Aviation E-Vent
By Aero-News Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. "Hognose"
Every year Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire sponsors an
Aviation Heritage Festival at Nashua Municipal Airport in Nashua
(where else?), New Hampshire (KASH in your GPS). This year's show
is coming right up (which is why we gave you the GPS code now) on
September 24th and 25th -- this weekend. Aero-News will be
NOTAM Number : FDC 5/8623
Location : Salinas, California near SALINAS VORTAC (SNS)
Beginning Date : September 28, 2005 at 20:50 UTC
Ending Date : October 02, 2005 at 23:59 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : High performance aerial demonstrations
Type : Airshow
Less than a day after a JetBlue Airbus A320 made a (perfect)
emergency landing in the spotlight of live international television
coverage, another JetBlue aircraft has made another emergency
landing -- this time at New York's JFK International.
New Airline Says Solid Funding, High Safety Standards Help
Expedite Intensive Evaluations
Eos, claiming to be the first airline focused since inception
exclusively on the transatlantic business traveler, Thursday said
it has received its air carrier certification from the FAA.
Additionally, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has given
Eos the authority to begin accepting reservations for its daily
roundtrip service between New York John F. Kennedy International
Airport (JFK) and London Stansted (STN). Eos' inaugural flight is
currently scheduled for November 1.
Country's Biggest Plane-Maker Wants Piece Of Huge Commercial
The biggest aircraft maker in what's expected to become the
biggest airline market says it wants to compete with the likes of
Boeing and Airbus for a piece of the global aircraft manufacturing
market. China's Aviation Industry Corporation I wants in.
The US Senate Wednesday approved a measure that would allow NASA
to outsource at least some of its trips to the International Space
Station. If the House follows suit and approves the measure as
well, one day soon an American spacecraft headed for the ISS could
carry the label "Made In Russia."
Combined Group To Offer Aviation Business Development
Air Assets International and the Hammack Group, LLC announced
Thursday a joint program aimed at providing an array of business
development services to aviation businesses. The program, "Take
Flight" is targeted to small and mid sized aviation companies.
“It was very weird. It would’ve been so much calmer
without [the televisions.]”
Source: JetBlue Flight 292 passenger Pia Varma,
speaking to the Associated Press, after the pilots made a
successful -– dare we say beautiful -– emergency
landing at LAX Wednesday night. Their nosegear had locked itself in
a bizarre, 90-degree-left position, preventing retraction and
forcing the crew to declare an emergency.