ANN has received an update from the SpaceX team in the wake of
Friday's failed attempt to launch their inaugural Falcon 1 vehicle.
While there will be a formal US Government led anomaly
investigation in partnership with SpaceX, the company has updated
ANN with some initial thoughts on the failure of the Falcon 1's
first launch attempt.
The great military aircraft and fliers of the last 65 years will
be the special guests at The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration
when EAA AirVenture Oshkosh again hosts its Warbirds In Review
sessions. The 54th annual EAA AirVenture event will be held
July 24-30 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
Four female Sailors from across the fleet were selected to
represent the Navy at the 17th annual Women in Aviation
International (WAI) Conference at the Gaylord Opryland in
Nashville, Tenn., March 23-25.
DAC International Builds on Longstanding Relationship By Adding
DAC International is adding Avidyne’s products to its
distribution network covering 39 countries in the Australian,
Asia-Pacific, Canadian, Mexican, Latin American and South American
markets. The selection broadens Avidyne’s global presence and
enhances the company’s support for international avionics
Eastern Avionics International has announced the launch of its
"Eastern Extras" Loyalty Reward Program. The program allows
customers to earn S&H greenpoints points for purchases from
their Punta Gorda location or via their web site.
Among the signs of springtime these days in central Wisconsin is
the arrival of wild whooping cranes on Necedah National Wildlife
Refuge and the other public and private lands these majestic birds
call their summer homes.
Consolidated TRACONS (Terminal Radar Approach Control): What is
TRACONs are FAA facilities that house air traffic controllers
who use radar displays and radios to guide aircraft approaching and
departing airports generally within a 30- to 50-mile radius up to
10,000 feet, as well as aircraft that may be flying over that
Got your eye on a slick Diamond D-Jet or another of the coming
Very Light Jets (VLJs)? Once it’s certified and you pony up
the bucks, there’s another significant hurdle before you can
fly it away as pilot-in-command. You’ll need a Type
“I’m excited to talk to other women about
their experiences in the aviation field and share mine with
them. I hope I can help pave the way for other women by
letting them see that it’s possible to work in a demanding
job and still raise a family.”
Source: Aviation Warfare Systems Operator 1st
Class (AW/SW) Leticia L. Anderson, assigned to Helicopter Sea
Combat Weapons School, Pacific, both based at Naval Air Station
North Island; speaking of her attendance at this year's Women In
Aviation Conference. The theme of the conference is
“Reaching New Heights of Success.”