Major Ladda "Tammy" Duckworth, a former US Army pilot who lost
both legs in a November 2004 grenade attack on her Blackhawk
helicopter in Iraq, is now on the frontlines of a very different
battle: to serve in the US House of Representatives.
Calls For More Maintenance Data To Be Made Available
At the FAA's conference on aircraft aging held this week in
Kansas City, MO, representatives with the Aircraft Owners and
Pilots Association met with the FAA and general aviation industry
representatives from around the world to discuss ways to keep GA
safe and affordable.
Husband & Wife Team Will Perform Aerobatics,
Those attending the upcoming Lakeland show will be among the
first to set eyes on the Oregon Aero SkyDancer, newly painted with
the SkyDancer’s signature red, white and blue checkerboard
theme and adorned with Oregon Aero graphics.
Supersonic Aircraft Can Vary Wing Sweep For Most Efficient
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced Friday the company has
been selected by the US Department of Defense to design the
first-ever supersonic flying wing aircraft that can vary the sweep
of its wing for the most efficient flight performance.
Aero-News has reported on a series of airplane thefts recently
involving high-wing Cessnas. SiriusWings is happy to help combat
the problem, with new STC that enables owners of 172 Series,
182 Series, 180s, 185s, 206 and 210 Series Cessnas to add
heightened security to their aircraft with a window lock.
One Of Two EFB-Equipped Long-Haul Airliners For Carrier
Aeromexico, Mexico’s largest airline, took delivery
Wednesday of its first 777 jetliner from Boeing at a ceremony
attended by Hispanic dignitaries, community leaders and Washington
Gov. Christine Gregoire.
The convoy travels down the dusty desert road. Soldiers keep
watchful eyes, surveying the barren landscape surrounding them.
Today, their minds are slightly at ease. Overhead, an armed F-16 in
direct contact with their team is watching the road ahead. No one
will be lost today.
Oil temperature and oil pressure are two of the most vital
indicators of immediate engine health. The analogy to the
body’s temperature and blood pressure is not too far off --
if one or the other is excessively high (or low), trouble may be on
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3913
Issue Date: March 24, 2006 at 13:31 UTC
Location: Punta Gorda, Florida near LEE COUNTY
Beginning Date and Time: March 30, 2006 at 19:00
Ending Date and Time: April 02, 2006 at 22:00
Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and other military teams
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Southwest Florida Int'l
Airport (RSW) Air Traffic Control Tower, 941-768-5985