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VA 'Airport Manager Of The Year', 'Person Of The Year',
'Lifetime Achievement' Awardees Named
The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) will present the 2010
Virginia Aviation Awards at the 36th annual Virginia Aviation
Conference August 17-20 in Virginia Beach. The awards recognize
individuals who have made significant contributions to aviation in
the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Joint Exercise Conducted Over Alaska, Russia Simulated
An automated female voice commands over onboard speakers,
"Traffic! Traffic! Descend! Descend!" as a North American Aerospace
Defense Command F-22 Raptor approaches the right wing of the track
And A Primary Support Aircraft Will Be A Russian-Designed
A team hoping to recover a P-38 Lightning from under more than
260 feet of Greenland glacier ice has acquired a
support aircraft they say will be perfect for the job ... a
Russian-designed Anotov AN-2 biplane which was mouldering in Ovid,
Holm Center Commander To Address 500-plus CAP Members
More than 500 Civil Air Patrol members are heading for
California's South Coast for the all-volunteer organization's 2010
Annual Conference and National Board. The 2010 conference is set
for September 1-4 at the San Diego Marriott Marina.
Two Countries Agree To Joint Programs Related To Earth And
During a meeting Tuesday at NASA Headquarters in Washington,
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Israel Space Agency Director
General Zvi Kaplan signed a joint statement of intent to expand the
agencies' cooperation in civil space activities.
In October of last year, the Tulsa police department found their
aviation department, which consists of two helicopters, grounded by
budget cuts. The city council didn't think very highly of that
situation, and in July, they unanimously overturned the Mayor's
veto on the budget.
Lycoming's Kraft and TCM's Ross Present United Front To Solve GA Fuel Issues
The GA fuel scare is doing just that... scaring a fair percentage of the GA population, especially now that a few of the associations have woken up and decided to make hay out of the issue. However; when you get two of the most important guys on the subject together, namely the bosses of Lycoming and TCM, one gets the feeling that we're going to lick this problem.
Lycoming's Kraft and TCM's Ross Present United
Front To Solve GA Fuel Issues -- Part II
The GA fuel scare is doing just that... scaring a fair
percentage of the GA population, especially now that a few of the
associations have woken up and decided to make hay out of the
issue. However; when you get two of the most important guys on the
subject together, namely the bosses of Lycoming and TCM, one gets
the feeling that we're going to lick this problem.
Alaska is known for its rugged terrain and sometimes deplorable
weather, and in fact, the remoteness and the beauty of the state is
part of what makes it a place people want to visit. But those
factors played against rescuers trying to reach the site where a
DeHavilland DHC-3T Otter went down Monday.
Wounded Veteran Regains Pilot Certificate After Losing Both
Legs In Combat
For Tammy Duckworth, a major and an Illinois Army National
Guard aviator, the bottom came in 2004, when her Black Hawk
helicopter was shot down in Iraq. As a result of the attack,
Duckworth lost both of her legs and partial use of one arm.
"First, Fly The Airplane" is a phrase we all have heard since
our primary flight training. One person was fatally injured August
1st when a Cessna Skywagon carrying a group of skydivers went down
after a door came open during takeoff.
The FAA recently received an award for its efficiency in
distributing $1.1 billion in funds from the American Recovery and
Investment Act (ARRA) for airport development projects which
include runway and taxiway improvements and rehabilitation of
“When I woke up at Walter Reed, all I wanted to do
was to go back to my unit and fly again. This fixed-wing license
fills in the gap in my life that has been there since the day I was
shot down.” Source: Tammy
Duckworth, a major and an Illinois Army National Guard aviator.
radio frequency for use in direct pilot-controller communications
in air traffic control which reduces frequency congestion by
controlling the number of aircraft operating on a particular
frequency at one time. Discrete frequencies are normally designated
for each control sector in en route/terminal ATC facilities.
Discrete frequencies are listed in the Airport/Facility Directory
and the DOD FLIP IFR En Route Supplement.
The P-38 National Association is a non-profit organization whose
purpose is to collect data and memorabilia to preserve and
perpetuate the memory of this classic WWII aircraft -- the P-38
"Lockheed Lightning" -- for future generations.