Government attorneys attempting to prove that confessed al-Qaeda
operative Zacarias Moussaoui was connected to the events of 9/11
were handed a victory Friday by federal judge Leonie Brinkema, who
ruled that the prosecution may present new witnesses to
testify on aviation security matters.
Embraer announced this week that Colombian carrier AeroRepublica
is the latest airline to chose the manufacturer's E190 regional
jet, as part of the airline's overall modernization and expansion
plan. The order is valued at US$ 175 million at list price, and
also includes purchase options for an 20 additional aircraft.
In addition to celebrating the recent first flight of an owner-built
Y-tailed Waiex sportplane, representatives with Sonex
Aircraft, LLC told Aero-News this week the company has also
launched its new, vastly upgraded web presence and the new online
Sonex Web Store.
Sailors aboard the USS George Washington (CVN 73) are putting
the latest concepts of Aviation Maintenance and logistics into
practice on a daily basis, through a Chief of Naval
Operations-mandated concept known as AIRSpeed.
Add power and you need right rudder to track a straight line. Raise
the nose to climb and you need right rudder to maintain coordinated
flight. Why specifically do you need right rudder? Are there any
times when left rudder is required to track a straight line?
AD NUMBER: 2006-06-05
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-06-05
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for all Boeing Model 720 and 720B series airplanes.