ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.23.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.23.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Night Risk Factors -
11.23.09 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Instructs In Best Use Of Air Assets In The Combat Theater
At the Air Force Warfare Center at Nevada's Nellis Air Force
Base, lessons learned supporting ground troops in Afghanistan and
Iraq are being shared with the aviation community and incorporated
into the training as quickly as they're developed.
The U.S. Navy has awarded AgustaWestland North America (AWNA) a
$17.35 million contract to provide depot level maintenance on three
Egyptian Mk-2 variant H-3 helicopters. The contract calls for
complete refurbishment of the aircraft structure and all aircraft
ANN Tours Hawker Beechcraft's All-Composite Light Business Jet
In September of 1995, Raytheon Aircraft announced their first business jet, the Premier 1, featuring the latest in composite technology and swept aluminum wing design for greater speed. Finally, in March of 2001, after completing over 700 flight hours, the Premier received its official certification, including a single pilot approval, by the FAA. The Premier 1 marked the first clean-sheet business jet certified by Raytheon Aircraft, and the first new airplane certified by Raytheon in more than a decade.
ANN Tours Hawker Beechcraft's All-Composite Light Business
In September of 1995, Raytheon Aircraft announced their first
business jet, the Premier 1, featuring the latest in composite
technology and swept aluminum wing design for greater
speed. Finally, in March of 2001, after completing over 700
flight hours, the Premier received its official certification,
including a single pilot approval, by the FAA.
From Real-Time Online News To Podcasting and Aero-TV, ANN Has
Set THE Standard, EVERY DAY
Call it 'Mission (Continuously)
Accomplished' as ANN completes its first 10 Years of
non-stop online Aero-Info. That's right, the Aero-News Network is
about to start celebrating its first 10 years of providing the
aviation community with uninterrupted online news 24 hours every
day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
CAE said Tuesday that it has sold two CAE 7000 Series ARJ21-700
Level D full-flight simulators (FFS) to COMAC Shanghai Aircraft
Customer Service Co. Ltd., owned by Commercial Aircraft Corporation
of China Ltd. (COMAC). The contract brings the total FFS sales that
CAE has announced during FY 2010 to 12.
Using technology developed for the nation's ballistic missile
defense system, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully
completed hot-fire thruster tests demonstrating the ability of
miniaturized thrusters to perform the descent and landing operation
for a new generation of multi-use robotic lunar landers.
World's Largest Exhibition Of Modeling, Simulation And Virtual
Reality Starts 11/30
One of ANN's most interesting weeks comes each when the annual
I/ITSEC Convention appears in Orlando, FL, toward the end of each
calendar year. If you're a lover of serious, cost-effective new
technologies, this is a hard event to forgo. The largest exhibition
of modeling, simulation and virtual reality in the world is
scheduled to open in Orlando on November 30.
Artists Wartime Tribute Features A Dozen Decaying Ansons
A massive art installation in a farmer's field near Nanton,
Alberta, is capturing attention as a unique kind of crop circle,
one created by University of Alberta visual arts professor and
artist Keith Harder which pays tribute to a piece of Canada's
The apron or open "tarmac" in form of an FBO or terminal
facility. This space is busy, used for deplanement, parking of
aircraft, etc. Some facilities will permit automobiles to drive to
the aircraft on the ramp, a feature of real benefit to the traveler
with heavy or bulky luggage.
Aero-Linx: Coalition for Space
The mission of the Coalition for Space Exploration is to promote
the importance of space exploration to the national agenda via
cost-effective, high-yield public outreach activities that include
both traditional and new media to help secure political support and
budget resources for NASA and space exploration.
“The added safety that EVS brings to the cockpit,
especially the much higher performance and capabilities of our
optical zoom, dual field of view 1500 product line, will most
certainly enhance both the safety and operational capabilities of
this Alaska based U.S. Marshal aircraft...”
Source: Bob Yerex, Director of Sales for
Max-Viz, discussing the FAA's STC approval for the installation of
the EVS-1500 Enhanced Vision System on Cessna 206 aircraft
associated with the One Sky Aviation STC# SR02332AK.