LifeLine Pilots was honored recently to accept the Public
Benefit Flying Team Award from the National Aeronautic Association
and The Air Care Alliance for volunteer-provided "Lifeguard" flight
services following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Air France and International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC)
celebrated the delivery today of the first Boeing 777-300ER
(Extended Range) airplane, the newest member of the market-leading
777 commercial airplane family.
Japanese Transport Ministry inspector pax not amused
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has admitted that one of their captains
dozed off twice while on a domestic flight. The airline issued an
apology on Friday after the pilot was caught napping with 184
passengers aboard. The pilot has since been suspended and is
scheduled to undergo medical tests.
Completing more than six months in space, the International
Space Station Expedition 8 crew, Commander Mike Foale and Flight
Engineer Alexander Kaleri, returned to Earth today, bringing with
them European Space Agency Astronaut Andre Kuipers of the
C.W. "Wes" Moore, 84, died Thursday, March 18, 2004. Born on
Sept. 22, 1919, in Buffalo, N.Y. He had worked at Bell
Aircraft from 1938 to 1943, and obtained his private and commercial
pilot certificates in 1939.
"The two thousand hour milestone not only demonstrates
incredible teamwork by the ITT and VMX-22, it also provides an
opportunity to reflect on what those flight hours have accomplished
toward changing perceptions toward the revolutionary capabilities
of the V-22."
Source: Col. Craig Olson, USAF, V-22 Joint Program
Manager, commenting on the achievement of surpassing the 2,000
flight hour milestone by one of VMX-22's aircraft.