Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

January 28, 2008

FAA Issues SFAR For Mitsubishi MU-2B Training

Requirements Fall Short Of Type Rating

After receiving numerous comments from both private and commercial operators of the Mitsubishi MU-2B turboprop -- as well as owner representatives, and the plane's manufacturer -- the FAA intends to go forward with its call for a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) calling for new pilot training, experience, and operating requirements for the speedy aircraft.

Read More

NC TFR: 01.31.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/2539  Issue Date: January 28, 2008 at 1617 UTC  Location: Charlotte, North Carolina  Beginning Date and Time: January 31, 2008 at 1505 UTC  Ending Date and Time: January 31, 2008 at 1725 UTC  Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement  Type: VIP  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A 

Read More

CA TFR: 01.30.08 - 01.31.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/2542 Issue Date: January 28, 2008 at 1652 UTC Location: Los Angeles, California Beginning Date and Time: January 30, 2008 at 1820 UTC Ending Date and Time: January 31, 2008 at 0005 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

Read More

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 01.28.08

CFII Bob Miller, On Better Aeronautical Decision Making

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.28.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.28.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- 'Back Door' Thinking To Better Flight Planning: 01.28.08 (ANN Special Report, with CFII Bob Miller of "Over The Airwaves.")

Read More

Defense Contractors Expected To Weather Looming Financial Storms

Seen By Most Analysts As Immune From Economic Downturn

When it comes to making money in the face of a slumping US economy... the real money is in guns. So say a number of analysts, who expect the nation's largest defense firms to weather an expected economic downturn in the year ahead.

Read More

Reconnaissance Satellite Expected To Reenter Atmosphere

Chicken Little May Make Appearance In February, March

While it appears Mars won't get hit by that asteroid this week -- and Earth will be spared in its own close encounter with an interstellar traveler -- scientists now say our planet will get hit by one of our own man-made satellites in late February, or early March.

Read More

Advertisement

Aviation Community Will Fly In to Help Out

Premier Aircraft Sales To Organize Bahamas Support Mission

Contrary to the impression one may have after listening to numerous Jimmy Buffett songs, living in paradise isn't always what it's cracked up to be... and sometimes, those living there need a helping hand.

Read More

Certified! Hawker Beechcraft's King Air C90GTi

Company Notes 'Baby' King Air Still Bigger Than Most VLJs

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation announced Monday the certification of the new Beechcraft King Air C90GTi by the Federal Aviation Administration, the latest evolution of the popular twin-turbine Beechcraft King Air 90 series aircraft.

Read More

Quest Aircraft Delivers Its First Customer Aircraft

Spirit Air Receives Plane In Ceremony

Last week, Quest Aircraft Company delivered its first customer Kodiak turboprop, to launch depositor Spirit Air... marking the company's latest step in its transition from an aircraft developer, to a full-fledged planemaker.

Read More

A319 'Spy Plane' Joins Fight Against Antarctic Whaling

Aussies Monitoring Japanese "Scientific" Mission

Nevermind the A380... here's a true Airbus "whalejet." Australia has deployed an impressive new tool in its opposition against Japanese whaling operations in the Antarctic -- an A319 narrowbody, outfitted with advanced surveillance and imaging equipment.

Read More

Economic Slump? What Economic Slump?

Airlines Report No Signs Yet Of Downturn

When it comes to monitoring for signs -- any signs -- of a US economic recession, one could argue no one remains more vigilant than the nation's airlines... but try as they might to see signs of a looming slowdown, most say they just haven't seen it... yet.

Read More

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.28.08

What's five million dollars among friends?
AOPA says Mary Peters needs a new song to sing.
And a leading light-sport aircraft gets a makeover.

Sponsored By...

More AERO-Casts

Advertisement

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.28.08

What's five million dollars among friends?
AOPA says Mary Peters needs a new song to sing.
And a leading light-sport aircraft gets a makeover.

More AERO-Casts

ANN Special Feature: CFII Bob Miller - Back Doors - 01.28.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFII Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about "back doors," one variation on a mental tool for better aeronautical decision making.

FMI:

More AERO-Casts

Aero-TV: Excerpts From AOPA's Airport Issues Discussion At Expo 2007 (Part One)

'Where Will You Land?' Was The Topic Of The Day

Aero-TV thought it was important for ANN viewers to see and hear some of the poignant remarks that were part of a number of intriguing discussions at the most recent AOPA Expo. When the Friday morning General Session at AOPA Expo 2007 kicked off, it quickly focused on the need to protect general aviation airports around the nation. AOPA president Phil Boyer started the session with examples of how GA has suffered from airport closures, along with success stories about several airports that have been saved were presented. Boyer recognized the significance of the Airport Support Network. The ASN is celebrating 10 years of promoting, protecting and defending airports throughout the nation.

Aero-TV: Excerpts From AOPA's Airport Issues Discussion At Expo 2007 (Part One)

'Where Will You Land?' Was The Topic Of The Day

Aero-TV thought it was important for ANN viewers to see and hear some of the poignant remarks that were part of a number of intriguing discussions at the most recent AOPA Expo. When the Friday morning General Session at AOPA Expo 2007 kicked off, it quickly focused on the need to protect general aviation airports around the nation.

Read More

MacArthur-Islip Airport To Keep Flight Departure System

FAA Won’t Move Equipment Away

The Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to leave the Departure Control System at MacArthur-Islip Airport (ISP) on Long Island, NY.

Read More

Asteroid Will Swing By Earth Tuesday Night

Galactic Traveler Dropping In

In case you haven't already heard, we're getting an unusual visitor late Tuesday night... no, it's not Aunt Mabel. With asteroid 2007 TU24 making its closest Earth approach in more than 2,000 years, scientists and space enthusiasts alike are lining up to get a good look at our visitor.

Read More

Advertisement

EADS Socata Delivers First Two G1000-Equipped TBM 850s

FL Ceremony Included Fireworks, Acrobats, And Planes (Oh My!)

Aero-News has learned the first two EADS Socata 2008, G1000-equipped TBM 850s were delivered to customers last Thursday, marking the formal entry of the upgraded single-engine turboprop into the commercial aviation market.

Read More

Southwest 737 Slides Off Pavement At GEG

Incident Closes Airport Sunday Afternoon

All 118 passengers and five crewmembers onboard a Southwest Airlines 737 are safe, after the plane apparently slid off a snow-slicked taxiway after landing at Washington's Spokane International Airport (GEG) Sunday afternoon.

Read More

Klyde Morris (01.28.08)

Global 'Warming' Can't Come Soon Enough For Klyde...

Read More

Pilot Lost In California Helo Accident

Robinson R-22 Struck Power Lines Near LA Freeway

A rented Robinson R-22 helicopter (erroneously listed as an R-44 Astro by the FAA -- Ed.) crashed while enroute from El Monte Airport to Torrance Municipal Airport late Friday evening.

Read More

Car Speeds Off FL Airpark Runway, Five Killed

Details Sketchy On Incident At Jumbolair

Speeding down the runway at a private Florida airport community had tragic consequences for the five people inside a BMW, after the car ran off an embankment and flew 200 feet before impacting a tree.

Read More

LSA-Maker X-Air Joins LAMA

Expects ASTM Cert For LS Soon

X-Air announced recently it has joined the Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association, as the company anticipates ASTM certification of its upcoming LS light-sport aircraft.

Read More

Advertisement

Kennedy Space Center To Host International Ambassadors

Part Of State Department's "Experience America" Program

NASA and the US State Department plan to welcome ambassadors from more than 45 countries to the Kennedy Space Center, FL on January 31.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.28.08): Jet Route

Aero-Terms!

A route designed to serve flight operations at and above 18,000 feet Mean Sea Level (MSL), up to and including 45,000 feet. The routes are referred to as "J" routes, with numbers used for identification.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.28.08)

"Today's event culminates a major effort by EADS Socata to build on the TBM 850's already considerable success, further enhancing this aircraft's operability and capability in response to customer demand. Our work doesn't stop here. EADS Socata's top priority will continue to be customer satisfaction, and we will intensify our efforts to increase customer service. In addition, we want to expand our core US market while also increasing the TBM 850's presence in other regions of the world."

Source: EADS Socata Chairman and CEO Jean-Michel Léonard, who handed over the keys last week to the first two TBM 850 turboprops equipped with Garmin G1000 integrated flight decks in a delivery ceremony at Florida's Orlando Executive Airport. The event

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC