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Russia, Spain, Belgium, Malta, And Austria Biz-Av Groups Join
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) continues to
grow, announcing Wednesday that five new Biz-Av groups representing
the local interests of business aircraft operators across the
region have joined its ranks.
Integration Of Training Classes And Events Already
Pan Am International Flight Academy ("Pan Am") announced
Wednesday that it has acquired Miami-based Aeroservice Aviation
Center, LLC ("Aeroservice"). Under terms of the agreement,
Pan Am purchased all of Aeroservice's training and simulator
Anglo-Italian helicopter company, AgustaWestland, owned by
Italy’s Finmeccanica, announced Tuesday that it has responded
to an RFI from the the U.S. Air Force offering its HH-71 as an
option for its critical combat search and rescue missions.
Communications, Coordination, Collaboration And Recognition Of
Shared Interests Critical For Future Crisis Management
Speaking at the Atlantic Conference on Eyjafjallajökull and
Aviation in Keflavik, Iceland this week, Tom Hendricks, Air
Transport Association Vice President, Operations and Safety talked
"lessons learned" from the April 14th eruption of the
Space Adventures Will Market Seats On Boeing Commercial Crew
Space tourism and other private space flight appeared to get a
boost Wednesday, as Boeing and Space Adventures announced the
establishment of a memorandum of agreement regarding the marketing
of anticipated transportation services on Boeing commercial crew
Five percent of A350 XWB Airframe To Be Made In China, China
Southern's First A380 Gets A Tail
CAC Commercial Aircraft Company, one of the largest aviation
companies in China signed a contract Wednesday with Airbus for the
work package of A350 XWB spoilers and droop panels. With the
new contract, five percent A350 XWB airframe will be
manufactured in China.
K-MAX Cargo Helo Moves 2.45 Million Pounds Of Boulders To Over
Swanson Group Aviation based in Grants Pass, OR, recently hauled
2.45 million pounds of boulders to the top of a 10,400 foot
mountain peak in Mt. Lassen National Park in northern California
with a company-owned and operated Kaman K-MAX cargo helicopter.
Remarks and Reminiscences From the Pilots And Participants In This Extraordinary DC-3 Gathering
Every bit as amazing as the birds in the sky and on the ground, the pilots and participants of 'The Last Time' had some pretty intriguing remarks to share with our Aero-TV crews as this pivotal event was under way. A joy to behold, the men and women who brought these airplanes to life and helped keep them flying have much to say about the airplane that not only revolutionized aviation, but helped to defend a world at war.
Remarks and Reminiscences From the Pilots And Participants In This
Extraordinary DC-3 Gathering
Every bit as amazing as the birds in the sky and on the ground,
the pilots and participants of 'The Last Time' had some pretty
intriguing remarks to share with our Aero-TV crews as this pivotal
event was under way. A joy to behold, the men and women who brought
these airplanes to life and helped keep them flying have much to
say about the airplane that not only revolutionized aviation, but
helped to defend a world at war.
European Governments, Airbus Say Findings Rebuke Boeing
The WTO handed its interim findings on complaints about alleged
U.S. government subsidies for Boeing to U.S. and European
government officials Wednesday. While details will likely be leaked
over the next few days, a final official report on the issue is not
expected for six months to a year.
St. Augustine Airport Authority To Celebrate "Airport
In a time when most local taxing authorities are looking for
ways to increase their base or millage rate, something very much
out of the ordinary is about to happen at St. Augustine Northeast
Florida Regional Airport next week.
Disagrees With FAA Assessment That 121, 135 Operations Are
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has conducted
its initial review of the FAA's new proposed rule addressing pilot
hours-of-service rules for Part 121 airlines. NATA says it is
deeply concerned about language in the proposed rule regarding the
FAA's plan for future Part 135 rulemaking.
Manufacturer Says It Would Create A "New Basic Class"
The opening day of the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas in Long
Beach, CA Tuesday drew more than 1,000 commercial aviation
representatives seeking industry news and exposure to new products
“In 2004, we promised the taxpayers we would
remove the Authority from the tax rolls in seven years. After much
work to position ourselves so this could actually be done, we have
arrived.” Source: Wayne
George, a member of the St. Johns County,
Forida, Airport Board of Directors.
The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program, formerly the Joint
Advanced Strike Technology (JAST) Program, is the Department of
Defense's focal point for defining affordable next generation
strike aircraft weapon systems for the Navy, Air Force, Marines,
and our allies.