It's nice to finally be able to report two major pieces of news
we've been working on, on background,for sometime now... a new life
for the highly respected Kestrel Turboprop program... and the
return of Alan Klapmeier to the leadership of an innovative general
aviation design and manufacturing program.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.23.10 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.23.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: Covering the Alphabets -
07.23.10 (ANN Special Report, with ANN
Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell)
The search for an alternative to petroleum-based jet fuel
continues, and for the first time, a Bombardier Q400 aircraft will
be flown using fuel from an oilseed crop as part of a new biofuel
1,000+ Flying Hours In Nearly 500 Sorties …
Civil Air Patrol's Deepwater Horizon Response has already
reached significant milestones, surpassing 10,000 volunteer hours
and 1,000 hours of flight time while providing aerial oil spill
reconnaissance along the Gulf Coast.
Southwest Airlines To Make AirVenture Maiden Voyage
Dallas-based carrier Southwest Airlines has announced it plans
an additional stop this week in Wisconsin, and it's not at the
usual gate in Milwaukee. This year, the "lovable" low-fare airline
will be joining EAA for the first time at AirVenture 2010.
Cirrus Says New Donaldson Filter Design Offers More Efficient
Airflow Than Previous Systems
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense announced Wednesday that the
company has initiated a new OEM agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to
supply engine air intake filters for the new Cirrus SR22T aircraft.
Shipments began in June 2010.
Supports The Aerospace Industry By Combining Research
Experience, Certification Testing
The National Research Council Canada Institute for Aerospace
Research has launched its developmental and certification flight
testing program, designed to be responsive to the flight test needs
of smaller Canadian and international aerospace companies.
Citation Mustang Certified In India, Four Aircraft Delivered To
Chinese Customers In June
The Citation Mustang business jet has gained certification in
India from the Director General of Civil Aviation, Cessna announced
Wednesday. The Mustang, originally certified by the FAA in
2006, is now certified in more than 60 countries.
Looking Back At Aero-TV’s Daily
Update from EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh for Friday, July 31st,
Friday marked the second annual “WomenVenture”
celebration at EAA AirVenture. An estimated 550 women gathered at
AeroShell Square wearing lavender t-shirts to show support
including Julie Clark, Jill Long, and the famed WASPs.
Delta Air Lines and the Organization of Black Aerospace
Professionals (OBAP) flew aspiring aviation professionals to the
John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL on the 11th
annual "Dream Flight" Wednesday.
The pilot of a Beech 58 which went down in Ignace, MI on July
13th had attempted two takeoffs before becoming airborne on the
third try. The plane impacted the ground almost immediately after
takeoff, and was consumed by a post-crash fire.
“The aviation industry is coming under increased
pressure to reduce its environmental footprint, and clean
technologies will be key in achieving that goal.”
Source: Dr. Vicky Sharpe, Sustainable
Development Technology Canada (SDTC) President and
The BD-5 website was created to provide information about the
Bede Aircraft BD-5, an experimental, homebuilt, single-seat high
performance aircraft that first flew more than 30 years ago and
which to this day continues to draw crowds wherever one lands.