Literally hundreds of thousands of people may have had the
opportunity to experience The Grand Canyon from the air. Scenic
rides over the gash in the Arizona desert have been a staple of
family vacations for decades.
Upgraded MPP Ready For New Missions And Capabilities
Diamond Aircraft Industries has received EASA certification for
the DA42 MNG. Christian Dries, CEO of Diamond Aircraft was handed
the EASA certification by Frédéric Copigneaux, Deputy
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.19.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.19.09 (ANN's Long-Form
Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Stu & Kathy Fields, Experimental Helo
Magazine - 06.19.09 (ANN Special Report, with Stu
and Kathy Fields)
As US forces in Iraq prepare to pull back from most major cities
by June 30 according to an agreement with the Iraqi government,
U.S. air support will continue to enable and protect security gains
made over the past two years...
The Boeing Company will dedicate funding to further development
of the F-15 Silent Eagle program, with the goal of a flight
demonstration in the third quarter of 2010. The announcement came
at the Paris Air Show.
Eurocopter Deutschland and the German Federal Agency for Defense
Technology and Procurement (BWB) signed a contract at the Paris Air
Show to retrofit 26 of the German Army’s CH53 GS/GE transport
With its unveiling of the GEnx engine(cutaway view shown below),
and its strategic agreement with Mubadala Development Company, GE
and its joint ventures, CFM and Engine Alliance, announced more
than $8 billion in orders at this week’s Paris Air Show.
Installation Available For Entire Piston Engine Line
One Sky Aviation announced today the award of FAA STC for
installation of the Forward.Vision EVS-100 (powered by Max-Viz)
Enhanced Vision System as an “All Models List” for the
entire Cessna single engine piston product line.
Now You Won't Have To Leave Your Facebook On The Ground
Aircell has announced it has received full FAA
certification (STC and PMA) for its new High Speed Internet system
in the business aviation market and that shipments have commenced
three months ahead of schedule.
Extraordinary Energy Management, Exquisite Skills Make For An Amazing Airshow!
Manfred Radius began his career in flying sailplanes in 1961 at age 17 in Hamburg, Germany. He has logged in excess of 4,000 flights and accumulated over 1,900 hours in at least 60 types of sailplanes. Manfred immigrated to Canada in 1969 and became a gliding instructor in 1972, adding the glider aerobatic instructor's endorsement in 1977. He is a former member of the Flight Training and Safety Committee of the Soaring Association of Canada.
Extraordinary Energy Management, Exquisite Skills Make For An
Manfred Radius began his career in flying sailplanes in 1961 at
age 17 in Hamburg, Germany. He has logged in excess of 4,000
flights and accumulated over 1,900 hours in at least 60 types of
Leaky Valve Has Scrubbed Two Endeavour Launch Attempts
Space Shuttle Program teams are working on plans for carrying
out a through engineering investigation into the reoccurring
hydrogen gas leak that has postponed space shuttle Endeavour's
STS-127 mission to the International Space Station until next
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"General aviation presents only limited and mostly
hypothetical threats to security. We also determined that the steps
general aviation airport owners and managers have taken to enhance
security are positive and effective."
Source: Department of Homeland Security
Inspector General Report On General Aviation Security.
A measure of distance used in air and sea navigation. One
nautical mile is equal to the length of one minute of latitude
along the earth’s equator. The nautical mile was officially
set as 6076.115′.
One of the things we all love to do when we're not able to
actually fly is wander through a museum, particularly an airplane
museum. There's something about walking under the wings of famous
aircraft. Airplane Museums is a state-by-state listing of where you
can find some cool places to spend an afternoon wondering what it
might have been like ... or remembering what it was like ... to fly