Prize Is Set AT $1.5 Million For The Winning Design
It's not that easy being green, so it makes sense that a
competition looking for environmental solutions for aircraft would
offer a major prize. With that in mind, the NASA Innovative
Partnerships Program and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency
(CAFE) Foundation have announced the Green Flight Challenge.
Company Claims Cooler Engine Operation, Increased
Vitatoe Aviation of Chillicothe, OH has developed the Centurion
TN550, based on Cessna P210 and T210 aircraft. The difference is
under the cowling, where Vitatoe installed a Teledyne Continental
IO550P engine, but retained the original turbocharger.
The Boeing Company and the U.S. Navy formally unveiled the
service's newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the
P-8A Poseidon, during a ceremony at the Boeing facility in Renton,
WA July 30th.
Bombardier has received a signed, firm order for five Q400
NextGen turboprop airliners. The airline which placed the order has
requested to remain undisclosed at this time, and has also taken
options on an additional five Q400 NextGen aircraft.
By Jennifer Staretorp
ANN received a personal tour of KidVenture, a section of the
Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) AirVenture, by the
Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) National Aviation and Space
Education Program Manager, James Brough.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
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Joint Venture Between Korean Aerospace And Eurocopter
Three years after the launch of the Korean Helicopter Program in
2006, Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Eurocopter are proud to
have witnessed the on-time Rollout of the first Korean Utility
Helicopter (KUH) prototype.
Hundreds Gather Together to Honor Women in Aviation
On July 31st, hundreds of women gathered together at AeroShell
Square to celebrate women in aviation. This was the second
year that EAA AirVenture honored women with a dedicated day of
activities, guests, and celebrations.
On July 31st, EAA AirVenture visitors were witness to a
thrilling race of-a-lifetime when TLC's American Choppers star Paul
Teutul challenged Fagen Inc.'s MX-2. The aircraft was piloted
by Greg Poe of Greg Poe Airshows.
COO, Patrick Herguth Earns His Private Ticket While Working At
The folks at Avidyne Corporation know that people who "get"
aviation will also have a better understanding of their products,
and early on developed a corporate training program designed go
help employees learn to fly. The most recent beneficiary of that
program, earning a private pilot's license, is Chief
Operating Officer Patrick Herguth.
Japanese Astronaut Conducts Long-Term Wear Experiment
In a news conference from Space Shuttle Endeavour just before
landing on Friday, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata said something
you might not expect to hear from a space traveler. For 30 of the
138 days he was on board ISS, he wore the same prototype pants
being tested for possible long-term space flight.
"(A) man with check in hand, (unnamed at this point)
walked into our tent, caught us completely off guard and said.
‘I want to be the first person to place a deposit’!
With that, we were officially in business selling
Source: Samson Motors CEO, Sam Bousfield,
on receiving the first deposit for a Switchblade Multi Modal
An add-on qualification to a pilot's licence, e.g. Night Rating,
Multi-engine Rating, Instrument Rating, Seaplane Rating etc.
Individual Type Ratings are necessary to fly aircraft over 12,500
Aero-Linx: Dornier Seaplane
The Dornier Seaplane may qualify as one of the most
unique-looking aircraft at AirVenture this year, but the planes
utility is readily apparent. Dornier has a long history of seaplane
construction, and you can find out more at the link below.