Federation Aeronautique Internationale To Begin Evaluation Of
Clark School Flight For World Records
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has certified that on
May 12, 2011, the human-powered helicopter Gamera achieved lift-off
and hovered for 4.2 seconds, thereby establishing two U.S. national
Six Projects Consolidated From Symposium Recommendations
The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators(SAFE) has announced
the publication of its preliminary report stemming from the Pilot
Training Reform Symposium. Thirty recommendations generated during
the symposium have been consolidated into six project
At NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A, teams have closed
the rotating service structure (RSS) around space shuttle Atlantis.
The RSS provides access to the shuttle and helps protect the
spacecraft from the elements.
National Aviation Organizations Praise The Proclamation
National aviation organizations Friday applauded Illinois
Governor Pat Quinn for declaring June 2011 “General Aviation
Appreciation Month.” In Illinois, general aviation generates
$6 billion in economic impact annually, supporting over 3,102
full-time and 1,145 part-time jobs.
First Of The Summer's Monthly Events To Be Held June 12
There are a lot of business aspects to flying, but let's be
honest: most of us started flying because it's just a whole heck of
a lot of fun. With that in mind, Lee Bottom Flying Field (64I) in
southern Indiana is bringing back its popular "Sinful Sundays"
beginning in the middle of June.
Reported Missing When The Driver Transporting The Aircraft On A
Flatbed Truck Stopped Answering His Phone
It's not where you'd expect to find a helicopter, but Dallas
police say that a 2002 Bell 430 was located on a trailer in the
parking lot of a Dallas motel. The aircraft, worth a reported $2.5
million, was being transported to its new owner in Pennsylvania
when it went missing.
Shows Return To Force Structure Capability, Rapid Mobility
A C-17 Globemaster III landed at Shindand Air Base recently,
marking the first time the large military transport aircraft has
needed to land at the base since the refurbished runway opened in
"Capturing two U.S. national records is a magnificent
accomplishment for our student team, and a significant first step
toward winning the Sikorsky Prize." Source: University of
Maryland Clark School of Engineering Dean Darryll Pines.