ANN REALTIME REPORTING 04.15.07 1000 EDT: US
and British military officials in Iraq confirmed early Sunday two
British transport helicopters are down north of Baghdad. Two
British soliders were killed in the apparent midair collision, and
at least one other was injured.
Seven American Heroes Who Gave Their Lives For Space
The town of Downey, CA and Tower General Contractors hosted the
April 12 groundbreaking of the $12 million Columbia Space Science
Learning Center and park on a 13-acre site. NASA and the City of
Downey are financially supporting the project, reports the
Starting Tuesday August 7, California Power Systems (CPS) will
host a Rotax 912-914 Mechanics Seminar covering all aspects of four
cycle installation, repair, rebuild, and heavy maintenance. Eric
Tucker, Rotax factory Trained Technician, will conduct this
hands-on rebuild of the Rotax 912.
Following the fiery downing Friday morning of a Lake 250
amphibian taking off from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport,
it took the fearless action of a witness to pull a 75-year old
passenger to safety. The 46-year old pilot, Mark Steicht, was able
to stumble out of the smoke-filled cockpit on his own.
The numbers are in... and the Slidell Airshow, held Saturday,
March 31, at Slidell Municipal Airport in Louisiana, attracted an
estimated 10,000 people and raised $5,200 for the St. Tammany
Association for Retarded Citizens. Those numbers reflect attendance
numbers "at least four times larger" than in the past two years,
event organizers tell ANN.
The Marine version of the huey, the UH-1E was designed for the
USMC to operate from shipboard. Primary differences included a
rotor brake, an alternating current electrical system, aluminum
construction for shipboard use and air to ground and air to air
"It was a generous offer from FedEx, but the program is
not up and running yet. We are confident the class will be approved
by the Ohio Board of Regents."
Source: Frank Vaccarello, campus public
relations director for Kent State University-Ashtabula, on the
school's rejection of a donated 727 from FedEx for a proposed
aviation maintenance program at the school.