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ANN Special Feature: Part III: 2011 Pilot
Training Reform Symposium - 05.10.11 (ANN
Special Report, with Doug Stewart, 2004 CFI of the Year and
Chairman of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators)
Underwater Experiments Simulate Trip To An Asteroid
To determine how best to explore asteroids in the future, NASA
scientists and engineers are taking their experiments underwater in
the 15th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations,
V750 Reportedly Intended For Military And Civilian Use
The largest unmanned helicopter to be built in China conducted a
successful first flight Saturday. The V750,built by Weifang
Tianziang Aerospace Industry flew to an altitude of 82 feet
during its initial flight.
On One, A Passenger Tried To Open A Cabin Door In-Flight
Passengers on board a Continental flight from Chicago to Houston
got a scare Sunday when a passenger suffering from a panic attack
tried to open one of the airplane's cabin doors in flight. Just for
the record, that can't be done.
"Beat The Brochure" Says Passenger Traffic Will Increase To As
Many As 98.5 Million By 2020
According to new findings released by Dubai Airports as part of
their ten year traffic forecast for Dubai International Airport and
Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum, passenger numbers will rise by 7.2%
and 6.7% respectively from next year.
Will Bring Development, Manufacture, Certification, And
Maintenance Under One Roof
A groundbreaking ceremony at Eurocopter’s German site in
Donauwörth Friday marked the official start of construction
work on the company’s new integrated development center, part
of the Systemhaus project.
G550, G450, G200 And G150 To Be On Display May 17-19
Attendees at the 11th annual European Business Aviation
Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, May 17-19 will have
four Gulfstream business jets to see. The company’s static
display at the Geneva International Airport will include the
Gulfstream G550, G450, G200 and the G150.
Maintenance Function Transferred To Tinker In 2010
Airmen from the 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group and Pratt
& Whitney mechanics recently completed repairs on the first
F117 engine of the newly-obtained workload at Tinker AFB. The Pratt
& Whitney manufactured engine powers the C-17 Globemaster
Miniatur Wunderland Celebrates Grand Opening Of Model
There won't be any daily operations out of Knuffingen Airport,
because the entire grounds only encompass about 1,600 square feet.
But visitors to Miniatur Wunderand in Hamburg, Germany can tour
what may be the most detailed model airport in existence.
Piper Aircraft official say the company continued an upward
performance trend in the first quarter of 2011 by significantly
growing new aircraft billings and delivering substantially more of
its flagship single-engine Meridian turboprops during the three
months ended March 31.
Wanna GREAT Career With A Solid Aviation Operator? WAI 2011 Attendees Check out XOJET
At the 2011 Women in Aviation Conference and Tradeshow, there was more going than just the friendly comradery of like-minded flyers... there was the inevitable hunting for a chance at THE job. And among the dozens of exhibitors interested in the potential hiring of some of the thousands of women and men who visit the WAI events, XOJET stood out as one of the more promising candidates.
Wanna GREAT Career With A Solid Aviation Operator? WAI 2011
Attendees Check out XOJET
At the 2011 Women in Aviation Conference and Tradeshow, there
was more going than just the friendly comradery of like-minded
flyers... there was the inevitable hunting for a chance at THE job.
And among the dozens of exhibitors interested in the potential
hiring of some of the thousands of women and men who visit the WAI
events, XOJET stood out as one of the more promising
Backlog Continues To Grow As Well. Boisture Says 2011 Is
Hawker Beechcraft Acquisition Company delivered 66 aircraft in
the first quarter of 2011 versus 50 in the first quarter of 2010.
In addition, the Company ended the first quarter of 2011 with a
$122 million higher backlog than 2010 year-end backlog.
Airanespace Now Controls The Soyuz Facility In French
The official ceremony marking ESA's handover of the Soyuz launch
site to Arianespace took place Saturday at Europe's Spaceport in
French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first
flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.
Smoke Reportedly Filled Homebuilt's Cockpit Before The Airplane
A 70-year-old man and his 54-year-old daughter were fatally
injured Saturday when the homebuilt airplane they were flying went
down shortly after takeoff from Lone Star Executive Airport in
“Strenuous efforts to rationalize cost structure
against the delivery pace, coupled with excellent individual and
team performances as we continue to broaden our international
reach, contributed to maintaining the company’s momentum so
far in 2011.” Source: Piper President & CEO