Five Additional Colleges And Universities Open ATC
Students considering a career as an air traffic controller now
have additional choices as to where they might like to go to
school. The FAA announced Monday that five new colleges and
universities will be part of the Air Traffic Collegiate Training
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
04.13.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
04.13.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Innovations at AEA 2010 -
04.13.10 (ANN Special Report, with ANN
E-I-C Jim Campbell)
Aptima's Software Supports USN's Distributed, Multi-Simulator
As net-centric warfare changes the nature of air and combat
operations, the U.S. Navy is modernizing its aviation training,
combining its various simulators into a unified platform to better
replicate these complex missions.
Rheinland Air Service Will Market, Support TBM 850
Daher-Socata has made an agreement with Rheinland Air Service
(RAS), headquartered at Düsseldorf-Mönchegladbach
Airport, to be the distributor, service center and parts supplier
for its TBM range of aircraft in Germany and Austria.
Some years ago, it was my pleasure and privelege to get to know
a gentle, sweet man by the name of BJ Schramm. Uncommonly talented
in all things rotary-wing related, BJ (pictured below, left,
working on a Helicycle) had a gift for rotors and was a truly
great human being, to boot.
Not all the recent aero-tax news is all that bad... as a matter
of fact, there appears to be some hope for folks in the
Northwest USA (Note to FL Legislature: Please take a hint). NBAA
tells ANN that the general aviation community has reason for
optimism in light of recent developments in a hard-fought battle to
stop a proposed 0.5 percent annual excise tax on all aircraft based
in the state.
First Kits To Be Accepted Under New Amateur Building Rules
Sonex, Waiex and Xenos aircraft kits are the first to receive
official FAA National Kit Evaluation Team (NKET) checklist
acceptance and publication under the newly revised rules governing
The NTSB has issued its factual report in the crash of a
Robinson R22 helicopter in which the pilot and his passenger were
killed. The report indicates that the pilot was under investigation
by the FAA for providing "false and misleading" information on a
Will Provide EFB And Other Services For EMEA and Asia Aircraft
Jeppesen and Jet Aviation’s aircraft management division
in EMEA & Asia, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, have
signed a three-year, multiple service renewal agreement. The two
companies have worked together for nearly 30 years.
Agreement Announced Nearly A Year Ago, Deliveries Begin In
The contract for the sale of 20 Embraer 190 jets to Austral
Lineas Aereas of Argentina has been put to bed. The agreement was
announced in May 2009, and was conditioned on fulfilling several
requirements, which were finalized last week.
A preplanned instrument flight rule (IFR) departure
procedure printed for pilot use in textual or graphic form to
provide obstruction clearance via the least onerous route from the
terminal area to the appropriate en route structure.
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has partnered with
NASA of several projects and studies, most recently one reported
today to allow the agencies to share data collected by satellites
for Earth sciences studies.