The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association says American pilots
who have flown in Canada are now being told they have to pay taxes
on the Nav Canada user fees they've already paid, retroactively,
going back five years.
The city of Grapevine, TX remembered the 33 flight crew members
lost on September 11, 2001 in a moving dedication ceremony Friday
morning. The first significant national 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial
was dedicated at 1000 Texan Trail by Mayor William D. Tate; Valerie
Thompson, an American Airlines Flight Attendant; members of the
aviation community and friends and families of those lost on
For the first time, the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, one of the most
unique aircraft flown by the US military, will make an appearance
at EAA AirVenture to showcase its unique flying abilities at "The
World's Greatest Aviation Celebration." EAA AirVenture 2008 is July
28-August 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
The next sample delivered to NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander's
Thermal and Evolved-Gas Analyzer (TEGA) will be ice-rich,
researchers involved with the project said Thursday. But the
instrument may once again have difficulties in determining
Donley Stresses Core Values Remain Intact During
The US Air Force core values of "integrity first, service before
self and excellence in all we do" will remain in place, Acting Air
Force Secretary Michael B. Donley said during a visit to Peterson
Air Force Base in Colorado this week.
NASA is developing new spacecraft, the Ares rockets and Orion
crew capsule, to deliver astronauts to the International Space
Station and send them on their way to the moon. The first test
flight of the spacecraft, known as Ares I-X, is scheduled to launch
in spring 2009.
This week, Boeing delivered a 737-800 to Toronto-based Sunwing
Airlines, the third new Next-Generation 737 to be delivered to
Sunwing and the first to be operated on lease from lessor Aviation
Capital Group (ACG).
Sales "Summits" Tout Fuel Efficiency, Environmental
Over 180 representatives from airlines, leasing companies and
aviation authorities from throughout the Asia-Pacific region
gathered recently to review Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan
engine development at the company's first Asia-Pacific Next
Generation Technology Symposiums in Singapore and Beijing, China.
During the summits in each city, Pratt & Whitney engineers
provided comprehensive technical briefings on the Geared Turbofan
engine's design, performance and development progress.
The horizontal stabilizer balances the tendency of the nose to
pitch down by generating downward lift on the tail of the aircraft.
When the tail stalls, this downward force is lessened or removed,
and the nose of the airplane can severely pitch down.
Two Eagles: The two eagles in
flight represent American and United Airlines whose flight crews
Captain: Standing with one hand
over the globe to indicate how the airline industry covers the
world and to exemplify that his responsibility is the safety of
travelers everywhere. The Captain’s right hand is a symbol of
his support for his fellow crewmembers.
First Officer: Seated next to
the captain on the right with an emergency manual, the
co-pilot’s outreached hand points to the western horizon, the
final intended destination for all four flights.
Female Flight Attendant: