This Guy Has The Best Seat At EVERY Airshow He Flies!
E-I-C Note: The Aero-TV Team -- Jim, Sarah,
Nathan, Jim, Laura, Ben, Birgit, Rob, Paul, Scott and the rest of
the aero-gnomes -- want to wish you a Happy Holiday while we all
pursue our own various and sundry holiday diversions. Our regular
daily webcasting schedule will resume promptly on Monday. In the
meantime, please enjoy this 'classic'episode of Aero-TV from
last year as we all recover from the obligatory turkey induced
comas.... -- Jim Campbell, ANN E-I-C.
As the Aero-News staff observes the US holiday of Thanksgiving
on Thursday, we wanted to let our readers know that ANN will still
be on the job, reporting breaking news in the aviation and
aerospace fields as it happens... in Real Time.
For the hundreds of researchers and support staff stationed at
the bottom of the earth, annual re-supply flights are a critical
necessity of life. Those flights, which bring much of the food,
clothing, and scientific supplies that South Pole researchers use
throughout the year, generally occur at the start of the Antarctic
summer -- late October to early November.
Albacete Plant To Deliver More Than 12 Helos In 2009
Lutz Bertling, President and CEO of Eurocopter and Juan Carlos
Martinez Saiz, CEO of Eurocopter in Spain, handed over the first
EC135 manufactured in Albacete to the Ministry of Defence for the
operations of the UME (Spanish Army Response Unit) Wednesday.
Interested Companies May Submit Proposals For Lunar
NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP,
regarding Phase I of its Ares V launch vehicle. The rocket will
perform heavy lift and cargo functions as part of the next
generation of spacecraft that will return humans to the moon. Phase
I will define operational concepts, develop requirements, and
refine design concepts for the Ares V.
Welcome to Rare Aircraft, a family owned and operated aviation
company. Since it was founded in 1991 by Roy Redman, Rare Aircraft
has been dedicated to the restoration of the antique aircraft from
the golden years of aviation.
"It gives us a moment to pause and reflect just how
fortunate we are as a country and as global community. We're
thankful for that, in addition to the opportunity to fly in
Source: Shuttle Endeavour commander Christopher
Ferguson. The STS-126 and Expedition 18 crews spent their last full
day together Wednesday in low-Earth orbit. Both crews on the
shuttle/station complex will have time off on Thursday to spend the
first part of the day as a team, and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal
including smoked turkey, green beans and yams. If that sounds
appetizing... well, consider those meals were also irradiated,
freeze dried and vacuum packed for the flight into orbit. But then
again, it's really not about the food.