Separate Company Being Formed To Complete Jet Program
As part of an exclusive interview completed just a few hours
ago, ANN has learned that Alan Klapmeier is ready to disclose that
he is putting together a team to purchase the Cirrus Vision Jet
program from Cirrus Aircraft and majority investor Arcapita.
Separate Company Being Formed To Complete Jet Program
As part of an exclusive interview conducted just a few hours ago, ANN has learned that Alan Klapmeier is ready to disclose that he is putting together a team to purchase the Cirrus Vision Jet program from Cirrus Aircraft and majority investor Arcapita. With the knowledge and apparent blessing of both entities, Cirrus Co-Founder Klapmeier is raising funds to complete the purchase and development of the single-engine Cirrus Vision jet.
“The Charitable Service Trust recognizes the vital
services provided by the Veterans Airlift Command,” said
Chairman Richard E. Marbes. “Each year, the Trust awards
grants to programs that provide direct services and care to our
nation’s disabled veterans.”
Elbit Systems Ltd. has announced that it will supply the Israeli
Ministry of Transportation with the C-MUSIC system (commercial
multi-spectral infrared countermeasure) under a contract in the
amount of approximately $76 million.
Cassini Spacecraft Detects Sodium In The Ice In Saturn's
European scientists on the joint NASA/ESA Cassini mission have
detected, for the first time, sodium salts in ice grains of
Saturn's E-ring, which is primarily replenished by material from
the plumes of water vapour and ice grains emitted by Saturn's moon
Each Proposer To Receive Nearly $1 Million Annually
NASA has selected four organizations to share approximately $18
million over five years for education and public outreach
activities to help inspire the next generation of science leaders
and explorers. The cooperative agreements support the astrophysics,
heliophysics, planetary and Earth divisions of NASA's Science
Concerns About a Lack Of Common Legal Framework for Labor
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) joined the
European Cockpit Association (ECA) Thursday in calling for the
assurance that the next stage of United States-European Union air
services agreement provides a legal framework that protects workers
and gives them a way to settle disputes with management.
Greg Combet, Australian Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel
and Science, announced Thursday that the next commercial Airbus
A330-200 aircraft has arrived at Brisbane airport for its
conversion into a multi role tanker transport (KC-30 Tanker) for
use by the Royal Australian Air Force.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Campus, through
its Office of Professional Education, is now offering two new
online courses that prepare students with the knowledge necessary
for FAA Commercial Pilot and/or FAA Instrument Rating flight
training and written tests
One of the more stirring presentations at the International Space Development Conference was the updated briefing on the Virgin Galactic commercial space program. Virgin Galactic is a company owned and established by Richard Branson's Virgin Group to undertake the challenge of making private space travel available to everyone and by creating the world's first commercial spaceline.
One of the more stirring presentations at the International
Space Development Conference was the updated briefing on the Virgin
Galactic commercial space program. Virgin Galactic is a company
owned and established by Richard Branson's Virgin Group to
undertake the challenge of making private space travel available to
everyone and by creating the world's first commercial
Hill Air Force Base officials confirmed an F-16 Fighting Falcon
pilot was killed at about 2225 June 22 after the aircraft crashed
on the Utah Test and Training Range about 35 miles south of
Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney announced Wednesday that
it was immediately laying off 200 salaried workers due to the
faltering aviation manufacturing market. The restructuring was
announced back in March.
With new orders increasing and the product line continuing to
grow and evolve, CubCrafters has named Randy Lervold as its’
new General Manager. As General Manager, Randy will lead daily
operations and drive long term planning for the company.
Pilot's Blood Alcohol Level Was Nearly Three Times The Legal
It's just as basic as this, folks. It doesn't matter what you
fly, booze and aircraft are a potentially deadly combination. That
very fundamental rule was made painfully obvious when Jonathan
Kurilla crashed his ultralight aircraft into Gull Lake near
'We can now confirm that we have lost a fellow
pilot, After several hours of search and rescue efforts, we
have identified the pilot at the crash site."
Source: Col. Scott Dennis, the 388th
Fighter Wing commander.
Summer is on us, and that means we have to start paying a lot
more attention to this one. It's the altitude at which a given
density is found in the standard atmosphere. Used in aviation, it
is computed from the station pressure at takeoff and the virtual
temperature at the particular altitude under consideration.
Grab your leather helmet, silk scarf and goggles. This site has
a ton of great information about the flying machines from the early
days of military aviation, as well as the people who designed and
flew them, The fight for control of the air in WWI was where
the cunning, and bravery of the individual could make all the