ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
07.14.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
07.14.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: Cirrus CEO Brent
Wouters - 07.14.10 (ANN Special Report,
with Cirrus Aircraft CEO Brent Wouters)
Regional Assessment To Outline Biomass Sources For Creating
Renewable Jet Fuel
Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Portland International Airport,
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport
and Washington State University kicked off a a strategic initiative
Monday to promote aviation biofuel development in the region.
Palmer To receive Meritorious Service Award, Doswell Award Goes
Golf legend and business aviation advocate Arnold
Palmer, will receive the 2010 NBAA Meritorious Service to
Aviation Award, and Chuck McKinnon will receive the 2010 NBAA John
P. "Jack" Doswell, the NBAA today announced Monday.
Avidyne and Jeppesen announced Tuesday that they have received
TSO approval of the Release 8.1 software upgrade for Avidyne's
Entegra EX5000 MFD. The software upgrade adds the ability to
display Jeppesen's European VFR Terminal and Airport Charts.
Amphibious Aircraft Raising Monday For "Wings Of Hope" With
World Children's Flight 2010
The Sikorsky S38, known as "The Flying Zebra" or "The Flying
Yacht" is 82 years old ... still going strong ... and about to
embark on a long journey across the Atlantic raising money for the
charity Wings of Hope.
Will Validate Pre-Production Design Concepts, Manufacturing
Bombardier Aerospace says it has successfully built the first
all-composite manufacturing validation unit (MVU) for the Learjet
85's pressure fuselage section. The MVU was built in Montreal,
where the Learjet 85 aircraft structural design team is
Sale-Leaseback Agreement Is First Major Deal Since Buying Allco
Hong Kong Aviation Capital ("HKAC") says it will lease three new
Airbus 320 aircraft to IndiGo Airlines of India. The leases will
start on delivery of the aircraft new from Airbus to IndiGo in
2011. In addition, HKAC announced Monday the agreement by IndiGo to
extend the leases of four existing A320 aircraft.
When You Want the "Prettiest" Tank-Killer In The World, You Want A
To those who look upon the A-10 for the first time, there is a
sense that they're not looking at an airplane -- but the box it
came in. BUT, to those who need to kill heavy enemy armament and do
it in a serious way, the A-10 suddenly becomes one of the prettiest
sights you ever saw... especially if said enemy armament is aimed
Continental Flight Left The Runway, Six People Seriously
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday determined
that the probable cause of the 2008 Continental Airlines flight
1404 runway excursion accident was the captain's cessation of
rudder input, which was needed to maintain directional control of
Says Current Fleet Of 223, Along With C-5s, Is Sufficient
The military has more than enough large transport planes, and
the appropriation of any more in the next budget year will force
some into premature retirement, Defense Department officials told a
congressional panel Tuesday.
Red Bull Air Race World Champion Now To Be Crowned In
The Red Bull Air Race in Budapest has been cancelled this year
due to lengthy delays in the permissions process, the organization
announced "with regret" Monday. The development interrupts a
six-year tradition of racing in the Hungarian capital.
Agency Wants To Clear Passengers That Will Not Be Landing In
TSA's Secure Flight program intends, by the end of this year, to
require passenger information for all flights over the U.S. - even
commercial airline flights which cross U.S. airspace but don't land
at a U.S. airport.