One of the better reasons to attend the popular aviation events around the nation is the opportunity to enjoy the wit and wisdom of some of aviation's true experts... but no one plays as well to an aviation crowd as aviation humorist, flight instructor and safety advocate, Rod Machado.
One of the better reason to attend the better aviation events
around the nation is the opportunity to enjoy the wit and wisdom of
some of aviation's true experts... but no one plays as well to an
aviation crowd as aviation humorist, flight instructor and safety
advocate, Rod Machado.
Found Aircraft Canada was recently granted full type
certification for the Expedition E350 by the FAA. The type
certification includes both day and night Visual Flight Rules (VFR)
and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) for the E350 tricycle gear
aircraft, as well as the E350 with Aerocet 3400 and 3500L floats
Most US domestic airlines are losing money, already deep in
debt, and facing a dropoff in demand that has come faster than
capacity could be cut. But through it all, they're raising money
with more apparent ease than many companies in other
The US Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, "Thunderbirds," has
announced its 2009 air show schedule. In their 56th season, the
Thunderbirds are scheduled to perform more than 73 shows in the
United States, Puerto Rico and the Far East.
The past year saw the rise of two new commercial space launch
ventures, and new achievements for a pair of established
companies.... most notably SpaceX, which finally accomplished its
first wholly-successful Falcon 1 rocket launch ahead of winning a
lucrative NASA contract.
Longtime Chicago-based fixed base operator J.A. Air Center will
celebrate the incoming new year in some new digs. The FBO, formerly
based in Dupage, recently opened its new facility at Chicagolands
Aurora Municipal Airport (KARR).
"Certification of the E350 is the culmination of over
two years of development by our dedicated team of employees and
suppliers who worked hard to make this day happen. The Expedition
was designed to be the true meaning of a high performance, flying
SUV and the undisputed heavy-hauler in its class."
Source: Drew Hamblin, Director of Marketing and
Sales of Expedition Aircraft. The Expedition E350 is a successor
design to the Found Aircraft Bush Hawk-XP, last delivered in August