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ANN Special Feature: Ninety-Nines President
Susan Larson - 05.20.11 (ANN Special
Report, with Ninety-Nines President Susan Larson)
Delta Air Lines issued a statement Thursday applauding the
decision of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on
Oversight and Government Reform to further investigate the National
Mediation Board (NMB) .
Hopes People Will Learn More About Air Medical Transport
The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) has kicked off
something it is calling "MedEvac Hour," an effort to educate the
general public about the unique and crucial role that MedEvac
transport plays within the larger EMS system.
New Application Offers Convenience, Optimization And Safety To
Customers In A Single Package
The iPad is continuing to make its mark in the aviation world as
a flight planning and tracking tool. Embraer and APG (Aircraft
Performance Group) have partnered to develop an iPreFlight
application for the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 executive jets.
Preserving The History Of An Amazing Facet Of
ANN's phenomenal trip to Albuquerque for the 2010 ABQ Balloon
Fiesta is the gift that keeps on giving... both with the memories
we have of the extraordinary visual delights of that week as well
as the tremendous opportunities our Aero-TV crews had to experience
so much of the world of ballooning, its people and its history.
Now Ranking Republican On Senate Subcommittee On Aviation
Operations, Safety & Security
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), the Ranking Republican on
the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation,
announced new minority subcommittee ranking member assignments for
the 112th Congress Wednesday.
Pilots Call "Inadvertent" Move "Reprehensible," FAs Say Flight
Numbers Should Be Permanently Retired
The pilots of United Airlines issued a statement Wednesday
saying the carrier's "inadvertent" reinstatement of Flight Numbers
93 and 175 "demonstrates an absolute and blatant disrespect of the
pilots, crew and passengers who lost their lives on that date."
Pratt & Whitney Powerplant Selected For The Mitsubishi
Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney's first PW1200G family
engine -- the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ)
-- is well under way. The engine, the first of an
eight-engine validation and certification program, has completed
nearly 16 hours of testing.
Embraer’s Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 programs are well
underway, the company said this week at EBACE, and are moving
steadily through their Detailed Design and Certification Phase
(DDCP) in the hands of more than 500 of the company’s
Work Has Transitioned To Build, Test, And Evaluation Phase
Development and production teams in Wichita, Kansas, Montreal,
Quebec, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Queretaro, Mexico, are
moving forward with Bombardier Aerospace's Learjet 85 aircraft
“The WTO has concluded that launch aid and other
illegal Airbus subsidies distorted the market, harmed U.S. industry
and now must end.” Source: Jim McNerney, Boeing
chairman, president and chief executive officer.