A Saturday morning accident has claimed the life of an 87 year
old flyer retuning home from a short cross-country flight.
According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, the single-engine
experimental Sonex went down in a wooded field while attempting a
landing in NE Ohio.
Atty Appears Before Miami-Dade Committee to 'Avoid Filing
Yet another lawsuit has been filed in the aviation universe...
but this time, this one may have a point. Attorney Willie Gary
recently went before the Miami-Dade Airport and Seaport Committee
in an attempt to "avoid billion-dollar litigation against
Miami-Dade County Aviation Department ("MDAD") and AA Acquisitions,
In recent weeks, according to the NBAA,
lawmakers in and outside Washington have continued to voice
concerns with federal security officials about the TSA's
proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP).
During a ceremony at AgustaWestland's Yeovil
facility, last week, it was announced that the Future Lynx has been
renamed the AW159, bringing it in line with the other products in
the AgustaWestland range of commercial and military rotorcraft.
Aircraft and Turbine Support Inc of Tulsa International Airport
tells ANN that it has completed the bulk of a multi-million dollar
expansion project. The aviation services company moved into its
newly minted location in January, and has been fully operational
Part One Of Our Three Question Survey From The AEA 2009 Convention and Tradeshow
Few sub-industries within aviation prove to be as much of a bellwether as does the avionics industry. While most of the recent major developments in aviation utility can be laid at the doorstep of all things avionics, this industry benefits from both major business aspects... new and upgrade sales. So... as goes the avionics industry, so goes the rest of aviation -- and thus the reason for our interest in the health of the avionics biz.
Dozens Of Aircraft Damaged Or Destroyed By Sudden Violent
Sudden and severe weather has apparently hit a well-known GA
airport in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport
(CYRO) is a non-towered former military base located close to the
South shore of the Ottawa River, and a short ways NE of downtown
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Part One Of Our Three Question Survey From The AEA 2009 Convention
Few sub-industries within aviation prove to be as much of a
bellwether as does the avionics industry. While most of the recent
major developments in aviation utility can be laid at the doorstep
of all things avionics, this industry benefits from both major
business aspects... new and upgrade sales.
Republic of the Philippines Air Force members,
together with the 710th Special Operations Wing and U.S.
Marines with Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon and Deep
Reconnaissance Platoon, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, came
together to fly thousands of feet above the ground at Drop Zone
Expo, April 20-23, in support of Balikatan 2009.
Eight Recipients Around The World Are Conducting Research
Projects In Search Of Solutions
The Lindbergh Foundation is awarding eight Lindbergh grants to
individuals around the world who are conducting research projects
dedicated to finding innovative solutions to our global
No one wants to be last in anything he or she does, especially
when it comes to the highly-competitive Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot
Training Program, the world's only multi-nationally run
undergraduate pilot training organization.
Canadian Manufacturer Claims To Produce Biggest ELSA In Kit
There is no doubt about it. Most people react the same way when
they get their first peek of Explorer Aeronautique Inc.'s Ecoflyer:
"It's so big!" On top of that, when you look at its spec sheet, you
notice that in the cabin dimensions section the company states the
numbers include "a bed for two."
Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin Company, a number of
other industry teammates and the US Missile Defense Agency have
begun Airborne Laser (ABL) flight tests with the entire weapon
system integrated aboard the ABL aircraft.
The point in the galactic plane that lies directly opposite the
galactic center. It lies in the constellation Auriga at
approximately R.A. 05h 46m, Dec. +28° 56'; the nearest bright
star to it is Alnath in Taurus.
"The Lindbergh Grants program is an investment in
people. We take great pride in the work of the researchers we
support. By backing individuals who use scientific and educational
innovations to address important environmental issues around the
world we are putting balance into action... ,It's gratifying to see
the hard work and dedication of the researchers we support, knowing
their work will benefit the world around us for generations to
Source: Lindbergh Foundation Chairman,
John King, of King Schools, addressing the issuance of eight
research grants awarded in 2009. Applicants may apply to one of 14
categories the Lindbergh Foundation offers.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.27.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.27.09 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: To Rent or Own? -
04.27.09 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob
Airfields of Britain
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust aims to preserve and
protect our priceless airfields as well as educate the nation to
the rich heritage and contribution they have made to our society
both past and present.