Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

May 13, 2011

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.13.11

The Pilot Training Reform movement is already bearing fruit.
A Yemeni man who allegedly charged an airliner cockpit faces prison time.
And GA feels the love in New Jersey.

Spo

More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.13.11

The Pilot Training Reform movement is already bearing fruit.
A Yemeni man who allegedly charged an airliner cockpit faces prison time.
And GA feels the love in New Jersey.


More AERO-Casts

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 05.13.11

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.13.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.13.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part II: Honeywell's Roger Dykmann on ADS-B - 05.13.11 (ANN Special Report, with Honeywell Aerospace General Aviation Director Roger Dykmann)

Read More

Mayflower Test Satellite Proves Successful During Recent SpaceX Mission

First Commercial Cubesat Deployed Into Orbit by SpaceX Moves Microsatellites Closer To Demonstrating Unique Capabilities

A Mayflower test microsatellite was launched into orbit recently aboard a SpaceX booster.

Read More

ONR Displays New Technologies At Naval Helicopter Association Symposium

LCITS Gives Helo Pilots Advanced "Fire And Forget" Capability

When officials from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) showed up at the 63rd annual Naval Helicopter Association (NHA) Symposium in San Diego from May 9-12, they displayed a technology that allows helicopter aircraft commanders to “take the fight away from the boat.”

Read More

NASA Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Image Of Nearing Asteroid

Vesta Protoplanet Will Capture Spacecraft In Mid July

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has obtained its first image of the giant asteroid Vesta, which will help fine-tune navigation during its approach.

Read More

Advertisement

Technical Training Agreement Reached By Bombardier, Flightpath

CRJ And Challenger 800 Aircraft Included In The Pact

An agreement has been reached between Bombardier and training services provider FlightPath International (FPI) of Toronto for FPI to provide entitlement and recurrent technical training for Bombardier’s CRJ Series commercial aircraft and Challenger 800 Series business jets.

Read More

Coastal Carolina Airport Hosts Scout Camp Out

Boy Scouts Will Work Towards Aviation Merit Badge

Tents will be popping up on the grounds of coastal Carolina Regional Airport (KEWN) this weekend as some 220 Boy Scouts camp out at the airport and work towards earning their aviation merit badges.

Read More

Embraer Delivers 200th Phenom 100 To Swift Aviation Group

Strong Relationship Continues With Launch Customer Of Embraer's First Executive Jet

Embraer delivered its 200th Phenom 100 jet in a ceremony held at the Company's headquarters, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, last month.

Read More

Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Trainers To RAAF

Additional Aircraft, Sims Scheduled For Delivery By Year's End

Six F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircrew and maintenance trainers have been delivered by Boeing to the Royal Australian Air Force at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland.

Read More

Army Equipping Afghans, Iraqis With Mi-17s

Russian-Built Helos Are Familiar To Local Forces

The U.S. Army is acquiring and sustaining Russian-built Mi-17 helicopters for Iraqi and Afghan forces so they can further stand up their respective militaries and enable more U.S. forces to return home.

Read More

Morgantown Municipal Airport Joins Avfuel Network

"Gateway To D.C." Becomes Latest Branded Dealer

Morgantown Municipal Airport (KMGW), located in Morgantown, WV, has joined forces with Avfuel to offer visitors an enhanced fuel and service experience. Morgantown claims to be one of the nation’s favorite cities for both business and recreation.

Read More

Advertisement

Passenger Touching Up Makeup Causes Emergency Scramble

Woman Lit A Match In Airplane Lavatory To Warm Her Eyeliner

What price beauty? A woman who had fallen asleep on a commuter flight from Dulles to Binghampton, NY decided she needed to touch up her makeup before landing, so she ducked into the lavatory aboard United Express Flight 7835.

Read More

JetLimo Announces Licensing Agreement With JetSuite

Charter Company To Utilize Scheduling System For Improved Efficiency

JetLimo has entered into a licensing agreement with private jet operator JetSuite of Long Beach, CA. As part of the agreement announced Tuesday, JetSuite will obtain the right to use JetLimo’s scheduling and real-time fare system to manage operations on its fleet.

Read More

Classic Aero-TV: More Than Just FAST--Klapmeier's Kestrel Starts Proving Itself

ANN Puts The Kestrel Through Its Paces After NBAA

The Aero-TV crews that produces ANN's industry-leading aero-video coverage LOVE Air-To-Air missions... as its not only a way to show an aircraft in its element... but also a means by which we can see an aircraft deal with the with the arduous tasks inherent in tight formation and the maneuvering required to get the gorgeous shots ANN viewers all over the world demand of us. It was also a great chance to talk to a pilot who has been piloting the Kestrel over the last few weeks as the bird is demoed all over the US in order to build support for this exciting program.

Read More

FAA Revises Proposal To Enhance Air Carrier Training Programs

Supplemental NPRM Responds To A Congressional Mandate

The FAA has proposed a substantial and wide-ranging overhaul of air carrier crew training.

Read More

NATA Joins Chorus Of Concern Over 100LL Lawsuit

Coyne: Action "Cannot Be Allowed To Threaten An Entire Industry"

NATA said in a statement that it is very concerned about an attempt to use California state law to shut down the entire piston-engine general aviation industry in California through a suit that involves a private organization seeking monetary damages.

Read More

Klyde Morris (05.13.11)

What Do The Feds Have Against Hockey???

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

Read More

Advertisement

HASC Says GE, Rolls-Royce Can Continue With F136 Engine

Companies Can Go Forward With Self-Funded Development

The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) voted Wednesday to allow GE and Rolls-Royce to continue the self-funded development of the F136 engine. The Pentagon formally cancelled the alternative engine program last month.

Read More

New Docking Technology, Advanced Science Equipment To Fly On STS-134

Sixteen Day Mission Set For Launch May 16

Endeavour's STS-134 mission to the International Space Station, which is now scheduled for launch at 0856 EDT on May 16 and planned for 16 days, will carry new spacecraft docking technology developed in part by NASA's Langley Research Center.

Read More

Avidyne TAS600 Systems Receive Approved Model List STC

More Than 700 Different Aircraft Included Under The Certificate

The FAA has granted an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML STC) to Avidyne Corporation for the installation of its ADS-B-upgradeable TAS600 Series of Traffic Advisory Systems in more than 700 aircraft makes and models.

Read More

Russian Helicopter IPO Fails To Get Off The Ground

State-Run Company Fails To Draw Significant Interest

There was a time when the very mention of the three letters "IPO" sent investors into a frenzy, but such was not the case for the London offering of Russian Helicopters, a state-run defense company attempting to raise about $500 million in a private capitalization plan.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.13.11)

"(A) single organization suing for monetary damages cannot be allowed to threaten an entire industry. " Source: NATA CEO James Coyne.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.13.11): Ballistic Parachute

Emergency recovery parachute installed in (generally light) aircraft and capable of supporting both machine and occupants.

Read More

Advertisement

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.13.11)

The Google Earth Flight Simulator

You probably already have Google Earth on your computer... but did you know the program also includes a novel "Easter Egg" especially for flight enthusiasts?

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC