WAM 120-Powered Plane Flies From Dallas On Three GPH!
And here, we thought the idea of a Cessna 172 powered by Jet-A
was a curious -- and cool -- notion. On Saturday, IndUS Aviation
debuted the world's first Light Sport Aircraft to be powered by a
Analyst Says FAA Checks Had 'Nothing' To Do With Safety
There may finally be a (landing) light at the end of the tunnel
for American Airlines, stifled for days following groundings of its
300-plane fleet of MD-80 airliners for safety inspections. On
Saturday, FAA officials cleared the airline to return all but three
of the aircraft to service.
Cessna told attendees this week at Lakeland 2008 the company
continues to test fly its Model 162 SkyCatcher prototype, and soon
will complete production of the second aircraft in the light sport
aircraft's flight test program.
A pilot flying his SeaRay homebuilt amphibian to the Lakeland
Fly-In last week fell short of his destination, when his plane
crashed after takeoff from a central Florida lake... but he's alive
to tell the tale, thanks in large part to the efforts of his
See Avidyne at Lakeland Booths D-069, D-070,
First appearing on the Cirrus SR20 and SR22, Avidyne's Entegra
LCD panels quickly set the standard by which all other glass
cockpits are judged. This is some classy glass, folks... featuring
large displays with SHARP text and graphics, and more options than
even Jim can fiddle with on a long cross-country. Just short of
Four years ago, Avidyne added Ryan International's TAS traffic
avoidance systems to its repertoire -- offering yet another
advanced safety option to its growing product list.
ADS-B is coming... and Chelton Flight Systems says it will be
ready. The company tells ANN it recently began field installation
of version 6.0B software in southeastern Alaska under the Capstone
Phase II Program.
Swimmers and sunbathers hoping to take advantage of springtime
weather last week along the gulf coast of Alabama were surprised to
find some parts of the beach closed, due to the unexpected return
of two non-native species.
Piper Helps Bring ANN's Special Coverage of
Lakeland 2008 To YOU!
Lakeland Display Area MD-018C,
From Cubs to Meridians -- and BEYOND...
Piper makes each and every aircraft they build their own. From
the Arrow-inspired Warrior trainer... to the Cherokee Six... to the
Seminole and Aztec twins... Pipers are easy to spot on the ramp,
and even easier to find pilots simply raving about their planes.
And then there's Piper's business-class singles -- available in
piston form (Matrix and Mirage) or turbine (Meridian) that are two
of the sweetest singles to fly out there.
FMI: www.piper.com, Lakeland Display Area
Company's First Commercial Aircraft Lease In Saudi Arabia
Global finance corporation CIT Group Inc. recently announced CIT
Aerospace signed three leases with nasair, the first budget carrier
in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for three new Airbus A320-200s. The
deal is CIT’s first transaction with Riyadh-based nasair, and
its first commercial aerospace lease in Saudi Arabia.
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