Following the issuance yesterday of a new security directive by
the Transportation Security Administration, which modifies security
protocols for transient and after-hours pilots flying into
First Overseas Deployment For 94th FS Sinmce Fielding F-22
Approximately 280 Langley Air Force Base Airmen and 12 F-22
Raptors from the 94th Fighter Squadron depart this week for an air
and space expeditionary force deployment to demonstrate the
continued U.S. commitment to fulfill its security responsibilities
throughout the Western Pacific.
French/German Agreement Signed 40 Years Ago Friday
On May 29, 1969, the French Minister of Transport, Jean Chamant
and the German Minister of Economic Affairs, Karl Schiller, signed
an agreement for the joint-development of the A300 aircraft, the
first European twin-aisle twin-engine jet for medium-haul air
travel. This historic event took place during the Paris Air Show at
National low-frequency radio navigation system (used in the
1930-1950 time period) replaced by an omnirange (VOR) system. It
consisted of four segmented quadrants broadcasting Morse Code "A"
(dot-dash) and "N" (dash-dot) signals in opposing quadrants so that
pilots could orient their position relative to a "beam"
broadcasting a steady tone, and a Morse Code station identifier.
Using a "build-and-fade" technique, a pilot could (ideally)
pinpoint his location by the strength or weakness of a signal.
The University Aviation Association (UAA) is the voice of
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of its members, this nonprofit organization plays a pivotal role in
the advancement of degree-granting aviation programs that represent
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"The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has
addressed some of the immediate, top-level concerns raised by NBAA
and other general aviation groups about how the TSA's 'badging'
program would be implemented and what impact it might have on
security and safety....