Business Aircraft Outpaced Commercial, But Not By Much
Bombardier Aerospace announced Friday that it delivered 302
aircraft for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2010, compared to
349 aircraft deliveries in the previous fiscal year 2008/09 (year
ending January 31, 2009).
French Officials Urging Partners To Dig A Little Deeper
French Defense Minister Herve Morin said Thursday that an
additional $2 billion will be needed to complete the A400M, Airbus'
troubled military airlifter. The request comes on the heels
of $2.7 billion recently pumped into the project by the 7 partner
The Super Bowl isn't the only big event planned for Florida this
Sunday. NASA plans to launch Space Shuttle Endeavour at 0439 EST in
what will likely be the final night launch ever for the space
Cessna announced this week at the Singapore Air Show it is set
to deliver the first of five Citation Mustangs ordered by the
Singapore Flying College in Australia to support its advanced
"I believe that unless congressional intervention or
legislative mandates are in place, the time it takes the FAA to
address the most critical safety issues raised by the accident is
too long." Source: Representative
Jerry Costello (D-IL).
As you contemplate this weekend's $100 hamburger, consider this.
As early as 1908, no less pilot than Wilbur Wright understood that
flying would be something that people would do for the sheer
pleasure of it. He worte about it in "Scientific American" way back
in the day.