A Yak 52 that was performing in the annual "Wings Over Flagler"
airshow at Flagler County Airport in Florida went down shortly
after takeoff Saturday afternoon. The pilot was fatally injured in
Latest Cam Is In Talkeenta Providing Critical Real-Time Weather
In an ongoing effort to improve aviation safety in Alaska, the
FAA has turned on its 150th weather camera in Talkeetna, a historic
village whose airport is the hub for mountain climbing and
sightseeing flights to Mt. McKinley.
The Israeli national carrier EL AL said Wednesday it has
completed a contract to order four Next-Generation 737-900ERs
(extended range) from Boeing, and reserve options for future
aircraft. The four-airplane order is valued at approximately $343.2
million at current list prices.
Takes Helicopter Transport Services (Canada) As Strategic
At the Helicopter Association of Canada Annual Convention and
Trade Show 2011, Night Flight Concepts (NFC), said it plans to
expand operations into Canada, timed with the unveiling of a new
strategic partnership with Helicopter Transport Services (Canada)
"Real-time pictures of current weather conditions from
weather cameras are helping pilots in Alaska make better choices
every day about when and where it's safe to fly... We want to
make sure people in Alaska can travel to work, school and the
doctor as safely as possible."
Source: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray
LaHood, in comments made after the FAA turned on its 150th weather
camera in Talkeetna, Ak. Aviation cameras are positioned to
view sky conditions around airports, air routes and mountain
passes. They provide pilots with critical weather information to
help them decide whether it's safe to fly.