The Estonian Police and Border Guard has taken delivery of its
third AW139 medium twin helicopter, according to a news release
from AgustaWestland. This aircraft will perform search and rescue,
border patrol, medical missions and utility duties to support the
Airbus Claims Second Major Market Success In Japan In Just
A&F Aviation, the new Japanese airline recently established
by All Nippon Airways (ANA) and First Eastern Investment Group
(First Eastern), has selected Airbus A320 aircraft to start
low-cost services from Kansai International Airport, Osaka, in the
second half of FY2011.
Speech Will Outline Aircraft Maintenance Over 117 Years
The 26th Annual NBAA Maintenance Management Conference keynote
address will be given this year by renowned aviation historian
Giacinta Bradley Koontz, an award-winning author and expert on
aircraft mechanics history.
Covers Airbus, Boeing Equipment For SriLankan Airlines, Jet
Airways And JetLite
In an effort to improve reliability and reduce operating costs
through a fleet modernization program, SriLankan Airlines has
selected Honeywell to provide maintenance services on its Airbus
A320s equipped with Honeywell’s131-9A Auxiliary Power Unit
Gama Aviation FZC recently introduced its latest aircraft, a
Bombardier Challenger 850, into service, having received its
Certificate of Airworthiness for the type on December 16, 2010 -
the first model in the UAE.
ANN Got Up EVERY Morning at 0400 To Bring This
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It was one of the finest weeks I can recall in many moons... as
our ANN/Aero-TV crew braved early morning wake-up calls to enjoy
the very best of the 2010 Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta experience...
and we had a seriously good time. We flew, we chased, we spent
a LOT of time with hundreds of balloonatics and we truly got in
touch with the true magic that makes sport ballooning one the most
amazing past-times on/over Earth.
Praises Increased Funding For NextGen Transition, Absence Of
The NBAA said Monday that the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year
2012 budget strengthens the national aviation system and preserves
funding for small and mid-size airports without imposing new,
onerous user fees.
"NextGen" Investments Necessary To Meet Airspace Demands
The FAA released its annual forecast Tuesday predicting that air
travel will more than double in the next 20 years. This report
underscores the need to keep the Next Generation Air Transportation
System (NextGen) on track to accommodate future growth.
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Representative for the Academy of Model Aeronautics)
Blakey: FAA Request Puts NextGen On The Right Track
Reaction by the AIA to the release of the Obama administration's
FY2012 budget requests was mixed Monday. Association president
Marion Blakey had praise for the President's proposed spending
level for the FAA, but said he left NASA a little short.
Automated Data Capture System To Track GA Airplanes
An FBO and flight school located in central Florida says it is
installing an automated flight data capture and analysis system
that also incorporates a cockpit voice recorder system in its GA