The first mock-up of a "Checkpoint of the Future," designed to
enhance security while reducing lines and intrusive searches at
airports and using intelligence-driven risk-based measures, was
unveiled this week at IATA Air Transport Summit in
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
06.08.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
06.08.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part II: FAA Restores
Training in Experimentals - 06.08.11 (ANN
Special Report, with David Oord, a Government & Advocacy
Specialist with the Experimental Aircraft Association)
"Driven to Explore" Touring The Palmetto State This Month
South Carolinians have the rare chance to touch a nearly
4-billion-year-old piece of moon rock at NASA's "Driven to Explore"
traveling exhibit, a multimedia experience that immerses visitors
in the story of NASA.
NAV CANADA And Prague Airport Recognized For "Outstanding
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded its
prestigious 2011 Eagle Awards to NAV CANADA and Prague Airport in
recognition of their outstanding achievements in customer
satisfaction, cost efficiency, and continuous improvement.
Preparedness Training Conducted By United Nations Development
Programme, Deutsche Post DHL
Airports in Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh are in line for
"Get Airports Ready for Disaster" (GARD) training conducted by
logistics company Deutsche Post DHL in conjunction with the United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Patrick Daley Realizes Over $700,000 From Concourse
The son of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daily was not listed
as an investor in Concourse Communications when it was awarded a
contract for Wi-Fi services at O'Hare and Midway airports. But
Patrick Daley did serve as a liaison between the company and its
Trade Show Designed To Promote Japanese Aerospace
The second Aerosapce Industry Exhibition Tokyo (ASET2011) will
be held October 26 to 28 at Tokyo Big Sight ... Japans largest
industrial center ... in cooperation with the Tokyo Metropolitan
Nearly Seven Thousand Aircraft Under Lease Globally
A new report focusing on the Commercial Aircraft Leasing Market
2011-2021 shows the commercial aircraft leasing market will
continue to expand, allowing for growth during 2011 and beyond in
the wake of a sluggish global economy and an uncertain economic
To anyone who has known me for any length of time... at least long enough to have THE conversation about what constitutes our favorite airplanes, there is little doubt about my love for the AirCam... an amazing twin-engine sport aircraft with nary a bad-tempered bone in its body and a bag of tricks that never seems to run dry.
To anyone who has known me for any length of time... at least
long enough to have THE conversation about what constitutes our
favorite airplanes, there is little doubt about my love for the
AirCam... an amazing twin-engine sport aircraft with nary a
bad-tempered bone in its body and a bag of tricks that never seems
to run dry.
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa launched to the International
Space Station at 1612 EDT Tuesday (2:12 a.m. local time, Wednesday)
from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
New Report Details First Year Of DOT’s Aviation Consumer
During the first 12 months after a new rule limiting airline
tarmac delays went into effect, lengthy delays experienced by
passengers aboard aircraft largely disappeared and only a minimal
number of flights were canceled to avoid delays on the tarmac,
according to the U.S. DOT.
Gander Automated Air Traffic System Plus (GAATS+) Allows Better
Traffic Flow, Planning
NAV CANADA Air Traffic Controllers who direct aircraft as they
transit across the North Atlantic - the busiest oceanic airspace in
the world - are now employing an enhanced system that makes oceanic
flight safer and more efficient.
Demand For Used A320 Aircraft Grinds The Joint
Airbus/Russian Effort To A Halt
Airbus, EADS EFW and their Russian partners, United Aircraft
Corporation (UAC) and IRKUT, have jointly decided to stop the
A320/A321 Passenger to Freighter (P2F) conversion development
program for economic reasons.
Truck Pulling The Airbus Fuselage Couldn't Make A Turn In
It wasn't quite "position and hold" or even "line up and wait."
The truck carrying the fuselage of the US Airways Airbus which
Capt. Sully landed gently in the Hudson River ... saving all of the
passengers and crew ... got stuck on the way to its new home at the
Carolina Aviation Museum Sunday afternoon.
"My goal is to make the world a better place for
airlines to do the important business of connecting 2.8 billion
people and 48 million tonnes of cargo.” Source: Tony
Tyler, newly named Director General and CEO of IATA.