Showcase Of The Contributions Of GA And Denver’s
Centennial Airport To The Local Economy
The Colorado Aviation Business Association, (CABA), will
showcase the contributions of Centennial Airport and its many
aviation-related businesses and activities to the Denver area
during its first-ever “Aviation Saves” Open House,
scheduled for April 28, 2010 from 1200 - 1900 MDT.
AFA-CWA Bestows Flight Crew With C.B. Lansing Award for
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) honored the
eight Detroit-based flight attendants who successfully thwarted a
terrorist attack onboard Northwest flight 253 on December 25, 2009
with the prestigious C.B. Lansing Award for Heroism.
Move To Virginia Will Bring Company Leaders Closer To Federal
Government, Key Customers
Northrop Grumman Corporation says it will be loading up the
trucks and moving east ... to new corporate office in Virginia,
concluding a search that also included the state of Maryland and
the District of Columbia.
JSF Contracts Will Total $250 Million For The Company
Calling the JSF the "cornerstone of its growth strategy,"
composites company Alliant Techsystems said Monday that it has
received a contract in excess of $240 million from Lockheed
Martinto produce additional composite components for low rate
initial production (LRIP) lots 4 - 8 of the F-35 Lightning II.
NASA Technology Showcased At Three Races This Year
No, it doesn't mean there will be STP and Autolite logos on the
next shuttle ... but from better brakes and safer tires to
heat-resistant paint and cleaner emissions, NASA's contributions to
the racing world will be featured in the traveling exhibit: "From
Rockets to Race Cars" the weekend of April 30-May 1.
He Said He'd Fly His Plane Into The Jail, Turns Out It Was Not
Necessary To Land Him There
A man in Stillwater, Oklahoma probably didn't expect to
literally land in jail when he threatened to fly an airplane into
the Payne County jail over the weekend ... but that's where he
wound up ... wearing an orange jumpsuit.
At the 2010 Heli-Expo, one particular helicopter, the Eurocopter EC-145, stood out on the exhibit floor. Perhaps it was the cartoon paint scheme decorated with lions, elephants, and other fantastical creatures; or perhaps it was the unmistakable words sprawled across the helicopter in bright, shining colors: “Just for Kids.” Those three words embody the vital mission of the Children’s Mercy Eurocopter EC-145.
At the 2010 Heli-Expo, one particular helicopter, the Eurocopter
EC-145, stood out on the exhibit floor. Perhaps it was the cartoon
paint scheme decorated with lions, elephants, and other fantastical
creatures; or perhaps it was the unmistakable words sprawled across
the helicopter in bright, shining colors: "Just for Kids."
The FAA has proposed a $348,000 civil penalty against Chautauqua
Airlines for allegedly operating some of its regional jets without
performing inspections required by five different FAA airworthiness
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.28.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.28.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: The Ed Jeszka Matter, Part
I - 04.28.10 (ANN Special Report, with
Pilot and Former FAA Staffer, Ed Jeszka)
Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer Mission Pushed Into November
NASA is planning to make some changes to the target launch dates
for the last two scheduled space shuttle flights. Scientists with
the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, or AMS, program recently decided
to change out the current magnet in the particle physics experiment
module to a longer lasting one.
Companies Say The Move Will Significantly Drive Down Costs,
Accelerate Engine Competition
General Electric Co. and Rolls-Royce said Tuesday that they
have offered the Pentagon a fixed price offer on their F136 engine
for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). The offer intends to create and
accelerate competition between the JSF program’s two engine
Members of the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) elected
new representatives to its board of directors this month during the
AEA International Convention in Orlando. In addition, the AEA board
of directors elected a new chairman and new vice chairman.
Will Lead Organization's Maintenance And Production Regulatory
GAMA has named Joe Sambiase as the Association's manager of
airworthiness and maintenance. In this new position,
Sambiase is responsible for GAMA's activities related to regulatory
requirements governing the airworthiness, production and
maintenance of general aviation airplanes.
"A catastrophe was averted on Christmas day because of
the professionalism of the flight attendants on Northwest flight
253." Source: Patricia Friend,
AFA-CWA International President, presenting the
C.B. Lansing Award.
Helicopters aren't just for business, and as we've learned
recently, gyroplanes can be just plain fun. the Popular Rotorcraft
Association exists for the purpose of allowing rotorcraft
enthusiasts get together to exchange ideas, information, help one
another, promote safety and help with flight training.