Flight Testing For Commercial Tourist Spacecraft Could Begin
Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson and SpaceshipOne (SS1)
designer, Burt Rutan, are set to reveal SS2 to the public for the
first time since construction of the world’s first manned
commercial spaceship began in 2007 late Monday.
Many GA And Business Models Now Covered Under CLASS
Hawker Beechcraft implemented a new fee structure on Monday for
support of some of its older model GA aircraft. Dubbed "CLASS", for
Classic Legacy Aircraft Service and Support, the program institutes
charges for technical support and services for aircraft models
which have been out of production for many years.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 12.07.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.07.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Making Flight Instruction Pay
- 12.07.09 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Nine UH-60M's Will Make Up Bahrain Squadron, First For A
Foreign Military Service
Sikorsky celebrated the formal delivery of a UH-60M Black Hawk
helicopter to the Defense Forces of Bahrain on Tuesday. The
delivery marks the beginning of the first squadron of UH-60M Black
Hawk helicopters that will be operated by an international military
Officials at the Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) will soon be
celebrating a grand re-opening following the completion of a $22
million runway renovation project. TEX officials are proud to
announce that astronaut and Telluride homeowner Neil Armstrong will
serve as the guest of honor at the re-opening events.
New COO Position Created To Run Day-To-Day Operations
AOPA announced a significant redesign of its upper management
structure Thursday, creating the position of Chief Operating
Officer (COO) to oversee the day-to-day running of the Association,
as well as a new position to lead the AOPA Foundation.
ANN Introduces the Pilots of the All-New MS760 Aerobatics Team
Beginning today, nearly 1,600 air show professionals will gather at the International Council of Air Shows Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. To celebrate the 2009 ICAS Convention, Aero-TV is profiling some of the most extraordinary air show performers we’ve had the honor to meet over the last year.
Meet Captain Dale “Snort” Snodgrass, One of the Two
Team MS760 Pilots
Beginning today, nearly 1,600 air show professionals will gather
at the International Council of Air Shows Convention in Las Vegas,
Nevada. To celebrate the 2009 ICAS Convention, Aero-TV is
profiling some of the most extraordinary air show performers
we’ve had the honor to meet over the last year.
Company Sees Signs Of Recovery In Owner-Flown And Business
On November 4, GAMA released the industry’s third quarter
shipment and billings summary. While fluctuations continue in the
general aviation new aircraft market, Cirrus Aircraft maintained
its strong share position with SR20, SR22 and TURBO.
The pilot of a Cheyenne IIXL, Piper PA-31T2 N85EM, died when his
aircraft impacted the ground in a heavily wooded area near
Harrison, MI, on Friday night. No other persons were
aboard. The aircraft departed Seneca County Airport (KTVC)
heading to Cherry Capital Airport (K16G).
"An effective export control system must safeguard
critical technologies, as well as facilitate collaboration with our
closest allies and international partners."
Source: AIA letter to President Obama, signed
by over 100 chief executive officers of member organizations