Web Site To Gather Ideas About Growth And Sustainability On
Florida's Space Coast
The Task Force on Space Industry Workforce and Economic
Development has launched an interactive website to encourage public
comment on ways to promote economic growth and sustainability in
Florida's Space Coast region as it adapts to changes in America's
The FAA has certified Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)
functionality on Gulfstream G150 aircraft, the aircraft
manufacturer announced Thursday. The optional WAAS-capable receiver
can be installed on new G150s during final-phase manufacturing or
as a retrofit on all in-service G150 aircraft.
Former Owner Will Continue To Be Involved In The Company
Jeff Roberts has become the new owner, president and CEO AirCare
Solutions Group, the company announced Tuesday. With an extensive
background in successful business operations and product
development, Jeff brings an extraordinary level of executive
Tuned Exhaust System Expected To Be STCed This Summer
Power Flow has developed a tuned exhaust system for the 180 hp
Aviat Husky and expects FAA STC approval by this summer. They have
already received 26 orders for the product and are offering special
pricing for Husky owners who purchase a system before July 31.
The Little Jet That "Almost Succeeded" May Still Be A Winner
All things old may be new again... and that seems to include one of our favorite little jet aircraft, the uncommonly thrifty Eclipse 500. Known initially as the world’s first "Very Light Jet," the Eclipse 500 light twinjet can cruise at speeds of 425 miles per hour, and travel over 1,100 non-stop nautical miles -- all the while consuming as little as 48 gallons per hour (total)! The Eclipse 500 continues to be recognized as the world’s most efficient light jet, while generating the least emissions of any twinjet flying. And that's not idle boasting, its verifiable fact.
The Little Jet That "Almost Made It" May Still Be A Winner
All things old may be new again... and that seems to include one
of our favorite little jet aircraft, the uncommonly thrifty Eclipse
500. Known initially as the world’s first "Very Light Jet,"
the Eclipse 500 twinjet can cruise at speeds of 425 miles per hour,
and travel over 1,100 non-stop nautical miles -- all the while
consuming as little as 48 gallons per hour (total)!
Final Product "Must" Be A Drop-In Replacement For 100LL
With more stringent clean air mandates, a consortium of industry
groups is working towards making the switch to a completely
unleaded aviation fuel as transparent as the change to 100LL. But
at the moment, there is no clear path to an unleaded aviation fuel
that does not extract a significant penalty in engine
Case Resolves A 2006 Whistle-Blower Suit Against NG
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has agreed to pay the
United States $12.5 million to settle allegations that it knowingly
submitted false claims to a number of government agencies in
connection with electronic parts.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
06.25.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
06.25.10(ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: The Quest to Replace 100LL
- 06.25.10 (ANN Special Report, with
Aviation Industry Representatives)
Piper Pilots Are Plunking Down Deposits For Meridian, Mirage,
Avidyne's has rolled out an Entegra Release 9 Integrated Flight
Deck (R9) upgrade program for Piper PA-46 Meridian, Mirage,
and Matrix aircraft. The company debuted the first Entegra
R9-equipped Piper PA-46 Matrix at the Cirrus Owners and Pilots
Association Migration (COPA M8) event last week in Dayton,
An 86-year-old pilot who reportedly was performing aerobatics in
a homebuilt aircraft was fatally injured Wednesday when the wings
on the plane "folded up" and the plane went down in a pasture in
Weld County, Colorado.
"You flew so close to another individual on the beach
that you broke his fishing pole when your aircraft snagged his
fishing line." Source: Excerpt from
the FAA Emergency Revocation Order pulling flying privileges from
The minimum altitude to intercept the glideslope/path on a
precision approach. The intersection of the published intercept
altitude with the glideslope/path, designated on Government charts
by the lightning bolt symbol, is the precision FAF.