New standards contained in the U.S. EPA's proposed regulations
to address runoff from airport and aircraft deicing operations are
not adequately flexible, and will place unnecessary and significant
financial burden on the airport industry, according to the Airports
Council International-North America.
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Equipment To Collect, Store, And Analyze Data, Mission
Changes in NASA's budget, which seem to shift the focus of
manned spaceflight to private companies, notwithstanding ... G
Systems delivered its first system for a new Orion crew exploration
vehicle test station at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New
Individual Liability Not Previously Offered Now Available
Evolution Insurance Brokers says it will make a new
“individual” liability insurance product available to
the aviation industry. The coverage offers customized,
one-of-a-kind, protection plans to helicopter pilots, certified
flight mechanics, owners, and fractional owners, among others.
Enstrom Helicopter Corporation would like to announce that they
will be providing 16 480B advanced turbine training helicopters for
the Royal Thai Army. The 480B was selected in a competitive
bidding process that included aircraft from 7 different major
The theme for the 21st Annual International Women in Aviation
(WAI) Conference, that concluded in Orlando, FL, on Saturday,
February 27, 2010, was "Aviation: It's a Small World," but, by the
tone, composition and look of the Conference, the theme could have
been "Aviation: It's a Diverse World."
Mobile Billboard Gives Visibility To Message Against DOT
The Delta pilots continued to demonstrate their opposition to
the DOT's recent decision to place onerous conditions on its
tentative approval of a proposal by Delta and US Airways to
exchange takeoff and landing slots in New York and Washington,
The 13th Air Force in support of the state of Hawaii Civil
Defense launched planes from Civil Air Patrol’s Hawaii Wing
Saturday morning for statewide tsunami warnings following an 8.8
magnitude earthquake in Chile.
The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum’s Titan II Missile
Built in 1967, the Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) displayed at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is one of only five on exhibit in the world. Developed to deter a Soviet nuclear attack on the United States, over 140 Titan II missiles stood guard during the cold war, capable of striking a target more than 9,300 miles away. Each missile carried a nine-megaton nuclear warhead, the single largest warhead ever fitted to an American nuclear weapon.
Company Says New Freighter Aircraft Begins Next Phase Of Its
Southern Air Holdings, Inc. announced the addition of two Boeing
777 Freighters to its fleet on Tuesday. The first 777 was delivered
earlier this month and the second will be delivered to Southern Air
on March 2.
Signs Retrofit Deal For Customer Operating MIL Helicopters,
Becker Avionics, a provider of communication, navigation,
surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and
ground applications, has taken another step towards increasing its
presence in the Eastern Europe market.
"Everyone in this business needs to step up and make
safety a front and center focus, and I can’t think of a
better place to do it than here. This is the most marvelous
mentoring center I think I’ve ever seen, so this is a great
place for us to take this message and send it."
Source: FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt
speaking to the WAI 2010 Conference in Orlando, FL