Superior Air Parts has disclosed to ANN that Timothy T. Archer
has resigned as the company’s President and CEO.
“I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank
Tim for all that he has done for Superior and Thielert,” said
Frank Thielert, CEO, Thielert AG, upon accepting Mr. Archer’s
resignation. “Superior has gone through a number of changes
in the past year and Tim’s guidance has kept the company
stable through it all.”
Aircraft Rolls Out Of 'Heliplex' Completion Center
On December 14th, 2006 Keystone Helicopter Corporation was
issued a Standard Airworthiness Certificate by the FAA for the
first Sikorsky S76C++ helicopter manufactured in Keystone's
Coatesville, PA plant it calls the "Heliplex."
Part Two: Mike Busch, On Becoming A "Savvy Aviator"
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.23.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.23.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Part Two, "The Savvy Aviator's"
Mike Busch: 01.23.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Mi
In what has seemed to many in the world's aviation community to
be a misdirected and flawed investigation motivated by "CYA" rather
than an intelligent effort to determine cause for safety's sake,
Brazilian authorities hinted they may finally have reached a
conclusion regarding who (rather than what) is to blame for the
September 29 crash of Gol Airlines flight 1907.
Says Legislation Is Badly Needed Due To Poor Customer Service,
The concept of a "Passengers' Bill Of Rights" for commercial
airline travelers has been bandied about for years, with little
success. The idea has caught fire again, however, after a
particularly egregious incident last month in Austin, TX.
When it comes to the people, planes and products of the aviation
business, ANN firmly believes there is no such thing as an
embarrassment of riches. 2006 saw a spate of new programs and
'gadgets' designed to separate a pilot from his flying dollar...
fortunately, the vast majority of them are quite worthy of
foregoing the occasional $200 hamburger or two.
G150 Connects White Plains to Long Beach; Long Beach to Aspen;
and Aspen to White Plains in Record Time
A Gulfstream G150 recently established three new city-pair
records since the aircraft entered service on Aug.14, 2006. The
first G150 city-pair record was set in May 2006 by a test aircraft
flying from Tel Aviv to Geneva, Switzerland. There are currently 10
G150s in service.
AD NUMBER: 2007-02-07
MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-02-07
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for Rolls- Royce Deutschland Ltd & CoKG (RRD) Dart 528,
529, 532, 535, 542, and 555 series turboprop engines.
AD NUMBER: 2007-02-05
MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-02-05
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211 Trent 700 series
State Of The Union Puts Added Emphasis On ADIZ, FRZ
Aero-News has received word ahead of Tuesday's planned 2007
State of the Union Address in Washington, DC that the FAA will be
modifying the Washington Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) and
Washington Metropolitan Flight Restriction Zone (FRZ) with
additional flight restrictions between the hours of 2000-2300
Overseas Suppliers May Put Program Behind Schedule
A communication to investors from Wachovia analysts
reported in MarketWatch suggests Boeing's major suppliers
Mitsubishi and Alenia have fallen behind schedule, and could delay
deliveries for its 787 Dreamliner by as much as six months.
Enough Of The Excuses... Here Are Our Final Decisions On The
Best Birds Of The Year
The second of our five categorical choices (covering GA
Piston Single, GA Piston Twin, SA Experimental Kit, E-LSA Kit, and
S-LSA Ready To Fly) for the "Best of Breed" of 2006... a heckuva
good year for aviation, is...
Change Over Point -- When a frequency change on an airway is
necessary and it is not the midpoint of the airway, a COP or change
over point is depicted where it is necessary to switch to the nav
aid ahead of you and discontinue using the nav aid you are headed
"It's being kept warm. It's got a low level of activity
that makes sense right now."
Source: Sikorsky Aircraft president Jeffrey
Pino, commenting on the helomaker's plans to restart development of
its next-generation X2 coaxial-rotor helicopter concept. First
announced in June 2005, the program was shelved following a worker
strike last year.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1493
Issue Date: January 22, 2007 at 2116 UTC
Location: wilmngton, Delaware
Beginning Date and Time: January 24, 2007 at 1420 UTC
Ending Date and Time: January 24, 2007 at 1745 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A