No Other Survivors Found In Yemenia Airliner Crash
A Yemenia Airbus A310-300 has ditched in the Indian Ocean
off the archipelago of Comoros, and the only apparent survivor is a
5-year-old child. The flight, which originated in Paris, was on
approach to the Comoros Islands in what is reported as bad weather
about 12 miles off the coast of Grande Comore island.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.30.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
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Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Barbara Tolbert, Arlington Fly-In -
06.30.09 (ANN Special Report, with the
irrepressible Barbara Tolbert, of the Arlington Fly-In)
Pilot/Builder May Have Rushed Through Some Procedures
On November 2, 2007, at 0832 eastern daylight time, an
experimental amateur-built Vans RV-10, (N289DT), was substantially
damaged when it impacted terrain near Greenville, Pennsylvania.
There was a subsequent fire which further damaged the airplane. The
private pilot/builder was fatally injured.
Approximately 150 teens involved in the Civil Air Patrol's cadet
program will compete in a test of mettle and precision during the
2009 National Cadet Competition, which will be held July 9-13 at
Linfield College and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in
Vibrations During Launch Might Cause Severe Problems, USAF
Air Force Officials, who are charged with safety during launch
operations at Kennedy Space Center, are concerned that harmonic
vibrations from the cluster of solid rocket boosters used on the
Ares I-X could knock out both the launch vehicle's Thrust Vector
Control and self destruct mechanism.
The owner of Quality Aircraft Support in Ninety Six, South
Carolina has been ordered to pay $403,000 in fines and serve three
years probation for continuing to repair parts for commercial and
military aircraft a decade after his FAA certification had
Museum Will Display A Model Of The First Airplane To Fly In The
If you're heading to Wisconsin anyway for the EAA Airventure at
Oshkosh, you might consider going a little early, and plan a side
trip to Wausau. The Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) has
planned a series of 2009 events celebrating Wisconsin’s
Centennial of Flight.
The highly regarded SN3500 Primary Navigation Display is a sunlight readable, ultra-wide-angle LED backlit display which combines advanced navigation capabilities with a full range of safety functions. The offers improved situational awareness by presenting compass, map, flight plan and RMI data in a bright, crisp, easy-to-read format. It is also available with a night vision option.
Bill Would Re-Examine Large Aircraft Security Program
The NBAA has welcomed a congressional proposal that
would require the TSA to work more closely with the general
aviation industry on its controversial proposed Large Aircraft
Security Program (LASP) and other security initiatives.
The highly regarded SN3500 Primary Navigation Display is a
sunlight readable, ultra-wide-angle LED backlit display which
combines advanced navigation capabilities with a full range of
New York Democrat Says Passengers Often Don't Know Which
Airline They're Flying
Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer (D-NY) has introduced
legislation that would require airline and travel web sites to let
passengers know which flights are conducted on smaller, regional
carriers. Schumer says the crash of Continental Connection
Flight 3407, operated by Colgan Air, was the impetus for the
At least six men who were suspected, and in some cases
convicted, as potential security threats to the United States kept
licenses issued by the FAA for years, despite laws passed following
the events of September 11th, 2001, which required them to be
They flew mainly in the morning to avoid the heat of the day.
That was part of the winning strategy for Kelly Burris and her
co-pilot Erin Recke in the Air Race Classic, an all-female
cross-country airplane race.
Annie Lawrence learned to fly before she learned to drive a car.
Airplanes often flew low over her grandparents farm on final
approach to a nearby dirt strip, which she said inspired her to
pursue a career in aviation at a time when the field was almost
completely dominated by men. She passed away Wednesday at the age
At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, repairs are nearing
completion on the plate that attaches a gaseous hydrogen vent line
to space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank. The new, two-piece
seals were installed and tightened Friday, new washers were
installed Sunday and the vent line has been reattached to the
Ground Umbilical Carrier Plate.
"The business aviation community has a long and
demonstrated history of partnership with government in developing
effective yet workable security measures for the industry. A
rulemaking committee, like the one proposed by Rep. Dent and
others, would provide a consistent forum for stakeholder
information sharing and the development of measures that enhance
security while recognizing the need for mobility and
Source: NBAA President and CEO Ed
Designed for visual navigation of slow or medium speed aircraft.
Topographic information on these charts features the portrayal of
relief and a judicious selection of visual check points for VFR
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