Flight Schools Being Regulated Like Private Colleges And Trade
NATA President James K. Coyne addressed California Governor
Arnold Schwarzenegger this week in a letter asking that the state
reconsider its inclusion of flight training providers in
regulations issued by the Bureau of Private Post Secondary
Rolls-Royce has received type and production certification from
the FAA for the AE 3007A2, the latest member in the AE 3007 engine
series, which powers Embraer’s new large executive jet - the
Winglets Reduce Induced Drag Resulting In Performance
EASA approved Winglet Technology's STC permitting the
installation of the Elliptical Winglets on the Cessna Citation X
business jet earlier this month. Cessna’s Wichita Service
Center followed up the EASA approval with the delivery of the first
European registered Citation X with Elliptical Winglets.
Flyers Rights Announces Launch Of New Application To Record
As new rules regarding tarmac delays went into effect Thursday,
National Airline Passenger Rights Advocate and Executive Director
of FlyersRights.org, Kate Hanni announced the launch of a new
application that can provide real time data on the status of their
flights via GPS.
Pt. 1 By David Juwel
When you go to a major fly-in, there are so many things
competing for your attention that many of us kind of walk around in
sensory overload. It's so big with so much to see, that invariably,
we miss things.
Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC (Carter) of Wichita Falls, TX
has completed negotiations with the Wichita Falls Economic
Development Corporation (WFEDC) on a $4 million job incentive
program. The final agreement was signed on April 14.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Pratt & Whitney a $65 million
contract to provide maintenance for F100 engines powering F-16
fighter aircraft from various international F100 customers,
including Egypt, Jordan, Taiwan and Thailand.
The pilot of a Beech Bonanza landing in gusty winds at Boulder,
CO Wednesday lost control of the airplane after one of the wheels
hit the ground hard. The plane was turned into wind and careened
through a nearby field, hit some street signs, and clipped a Toyota
"Like most other small businesses, flight training
providers do not have the resources or staff time available to
submit to annual audits. These providers cannot bear the cost of
the new regulations, [and] will be forced to leave the state."
Source: NATA President James Coyne in a letter to CA
Long before the development of today's sophisticated
UAV's, the military used target drones ... unmanned
aircraft that would allow pilots the chance to actually shoot
something down before encountering targets that shot back.