Finally... some good news for American planemaker Boeing. After
watching 2009 get off to an inauspicious start, thanks to 32
cancellations against its troubled 787 Dreamliner program, this
week Boeing saw its order book swing into positive territory for
the first time in 2009.
Former President And COO Chew Moved To Advisor Role
Facing a sagging market and new competition in its home market,
this week JetBlue Airways shuffled top executive positions at the
airline... and announced company president and chief operating
officer Russell Chew will step down from those roles later this
"Over Africa! Low and Slow With The Kenya Wildlife
The Lindbergh Foundation is pleased to announce the premier of
its new film, Over Africa! Low and Slow with the Kenya Wildlife
Service, at next week's Lakeland Fly-In. The film will debut
Tuesday, April 21, at the AOPA Pavilion.
Ceremony Marks New Helos, New Facility At Hong Kong
AgustaWestland announced this week the first two AW139 medium
twin helicopters owned by Sky Shuttle Helicopters Limited of Hong
Kong have entered operational service. An official ceremony to
celebrate the entry into service of the aircraft, as well as the
opening of a new helipad and passenger lounge at the Hong Kong
Heliport, was held on April 16.
Likens Troubled Sport Aircraft To Ill-Fated DeHavilland
You just knew it wouldn't be long before someone in the
legal community jumped on the action taken this week by the
National Transportation Safety Board, calling for the immediate
grounding of the Zenair Zodiac CH601 line of aircraft.
Taking advantage of improvements in manufacturing techniques, as
well as years of reliability experience and technology
improvements, PS Engineering recently announced a significant price
reduction for its PMA7000B Audio Control Panel with integrated
Marker beacon receiver.
Leak In Pressure Canister Required Early Switchover
A space-borne lidar mission developed by NASA and the French
space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) has
successfully made the switch from its first laser to its back-up,
guaranteeing a continued stream of data that is allowing scientists
to better understand the complex roles clouds and aerosols play in
This website is dedicated to the memory of those who gave their
lives for their country, while serving in VP/VPB-11 during World
War II. The purpose of the site is to tell the mostly-untold story
of this PBY Catalina squadron prior to and throughout WWII.
The lob-sided emission of radiation from a rotating object
orbiting the Sun, due to uneven heating; named after the Russian
engineer I. O. Yarkovsky, who first proposed the idea around 1900.
Among other things, it has been used to explain why Earth is hit
surprisingly often by meteorites.
"The Zodiac is perhaps one of the most unairworthy
aircraft since the de Havilland Comet..."
Source: Aviation lawyer Ladd Sanger, in a
rhetoric-packed release issued Friday praising action taken this
week by the National Transportation Safety Board, calling for the
immediate grounding of the Zenair Zodiac CH601 line of