A lot of GA industry insiders were dismayed when OMF GmBH threw
in the financial towel last year, laying off its workers and
shutting down production of the fledgeling Symphony-160. Now, the
company says it's back in both Germany and Canada, with plans to
strut its stuff at AirVenture 2004 later this month.
GAMA Tuesday unveiled its web-based Media Guide to General
Aviation and Its Airplanes. The purpose of the Media Guide is to
serve as an electronic resource for quick and easy research on
general aviation facts and statistics including shipment and
Robinson sold its first R44 Police Helicopter in El Salvador to
the National Police of El Salvador last month. During a ceremony in
San Salvador June 25, Helica, S.A. de C.V., Robinson’s
authorized dealer in El Salvador, delivered the helicopter to the
Sikorsky Aircraft Tuesday launched the VH-92 All-American Tour
to showcase its award-winning aircraft and the US-based team of
aerospace companies it has partnered with to produce the next
Controllers' Union Urges House Appropriators To Include $14
Million In Funding Bill For Hiring New Controllers
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association today urged
House lawmakers about to decide on Federal Aviation Administration
funding for fiscal year 2005 to address the looming air traffic
control staffing crisis and approve $14 million for the training
and hiring of new controllers as a first step toward solving the
Premier Aircraft Sales Appointed Diamond Regional Distribution
Diamond has appointed Premier Aircraft Sales of Fort Lauderdale
(FL) as Diamond Regional Distribution Center for Florida effective
immediately. Previously, Premier had been authorized to sell
Diamond aircraft only in the Florida panhandle and Alabama.
It was a routine mail haul. Young Harry Griffing III had just
taken off from Put-In-Bay (OH)in his company's Britten Norman BN2A
Islander (file photo of type, below) Friday when the windscreen
virtually exploded in his face.
For you, AirVenture 2004 in Oshkosh will be a chance to see the
latest and greatest in general aviation, check out some very
informative seminars and hear some of the brightest lights in
aviation speak on topics ranging from SpaceShipOne to the atomic
bombing of Hiroshima.
For us, it's going to be another kick-butt year of covering the
single biggest event in GA.
France's Thales, Labinal of Snecma Group Now On Team
Boeing is adding Thales and Labinal -- a Snecma group company --
to its 7E7 Dreamliner team. Thales will provide the all-new
airplane's electrical power conversion system and Labinal will
"I always thought I could put it back together. It's just too
good a product. But some days, I really wondered what I was
Source: Symphony Aircraft Industries President and
CEO Paul Costanzo, announcing to reporters Tuesday that the
Symphony 160, a sporty two-place, single-engine aircraft, will soon
be in production. Costanzo said the new company, built on the ashes
of OMF GmBH, will be at AirVenture 2004 this year, hoping to land
Std, FG kit with fast-build wings, fast-build fuselage and 100
hours construction time, all of which was completed at Velocity's
Service Center. Main spar not bonded in aircraft - kit will fit in
rental truck * Arlan Mock * Colorado * 719-495-1588
New, will sell for $39,000.00
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Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice
Facility: ZAN - ANCHORAGE (ARTCC),AK.
Description: 120 MILES NORTHEAST OF BIG DELTA,
Issued: 07/13/2004 20:48
Effective: 07/14/2004 19:05 - 07/15/2004 01:10
Facility: ZAU - CHICAGO (ARTCC),IL.
Description: FON DU LAC TO APPLETON TO GREENBAY, WISCONSIN,
JULY 14, 2004 LOCAL.