Captures First, And Perhaps Last, Images Of Shuttle Docked At
Expedition 27 Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineers
Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli safely landed their Soyuz spacecraft
on the Kazakhstan steppe Monday, wrapping up a five-month stay
aboard the International Space Station.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
05.24.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
05.24.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: Randy Babbit
Q-&-A - 05.24.11 (ANN Special Report,
withFAA Administrator Randy Babbitt)
Visa Process Simplified For Non-U.S. Residents Attending U.S.
Based FAA Dispatcher Certification Training
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently formally
approved Jeppesen to issue Form I-20 documentation for
training students, the first step required for obtaining a student
visa for non-U.S. residents interested in participating in
Jeppesen’s FAA dispatcher certification training
The founder of one of ANN's favorite events ... the Albuquerque
International Balloon Fiesta ... has passed away following a
lengthy battle with stomach cancer. Sid Cutter died in his sleep
Sunday morning at the age of 77.
More Than Fifteen Sessions Dealing With Topics Ranging From Tax
Regs To NEXRAD
A six-hour class on airborne weather radar theory and tactics. A
two-hour session on using NEXRAD data-link weather to better
advantage. A tax consultant's take on the state of estate tax
regulations. Those were just some of the more than 15 seminar
sessions at the recent Twin Commander University.
Vertical Power has unveiled its new VP-X Planner, a free,
web-based aircraft electrical system planning tool that allows
builders to plan, print, and share the electrical system for their
BAe 146/AVRO RJ Gaining Popularity For Use In Remote Areas,
BAE Systems says that it is receiving a growing number of
enquiries from existing and potential operators of the BAe 146/Avro
RJ who are interested in using the aircraft for remote airfield
operations for both private and commercial purposes.
Performance Titled “Human Spaceflight: the Kennedy
NASA is inviting the general public to a special concert at 1900
EDT on Wednesday, May 25, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts in Washington to honor American achievements in
A Closer Look At Some Of The (Many) Good guys That Keep GA Alive!
As previously noted, we have great respect for the folks at Sandia Aerospace... a little company that plugs along building great gear with not nearly enough fanfare... and providing excellent values, to boot. Sandia Aerospace was founded in 1997 by a group of avionics professionals to provide high quality avionics products to General, Corporate and Regional airline markets.
A Closer Look At Some Of The (Many) Good Folks That Keep GA
As previously noted, we have great respect for the folks at
Sandia Aerospace... a little company that plugs along building
great gear with not nearly enough fanfare... and providing
excellent values, to boot. Sandia Aerospace was founded in
1997 by a group of avionics professionals to provide high quality
avionics products to General, Corporate and Regional airline
Second-Highest Attendance, Record Number Of Exhibitors At 11th
The 11th Annual European Business Aviation Convention &
Exhibition (EBACE2011) ended its three-day show with records in the
number of Exhibitors and exhibit spaces, and an increase in
attendance amid welcome news that business aviation traffic is
Navy Variant Makes One Pass Across The Andrews AFB Show
The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter made its first public appearance
at an air show May 21. Piloted by Lt. Cmdr. Eric "Magic" Buus, the
F-35C made a single pass down the show line at the Joint Service
Open House at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.
The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) reported late
last week that passenger revenue rose 12 percent in April 2011
compared to the same month in 2010, marking the 16th consecutive
month of revenue growth. The revenue data is based on a sample
group of U.S. carriers.
Association Believes It Would Have Slowed Passage Of FAA
The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which
represents over 28,000 commercial passenger and all-cargo cargo
pilots, said Monday it is pleased that Congressman Bill Shuster
(R-PA) has withdrawn his Amendment on Pilot Fatigue to the FAA
Reauthorization Bill (HR 658).
The U.S. Supreme Court has set aside a ruling by a Federal
Appeals Court what would have forced Boeing and General Dynamics to
repay more than a billion dollars to the Pentagon over a
stealth aircraft that was cancelled in 1991.
“While we have to be careful not to interpret or
represent this as some form of official certification, it does
officially substantiate that the majority of the fabrication and
assembly of the Carbon Cub EX kit is undertaken by the
owner.” Source: Mitch Travis, Kit Program Manager at