It was an eventful day for an airline promoted by many as one of
the best-run and most customer-oriented in the business. While the
day's news was soon spiraling all about an emergency landing
executed by a stricken B737-300 that blew out a section of the
fuselage and decompressed in very short order, necessitating an
unplanned landing in Yuma, AZ, another Boeing 737 undertook an
emergency landing with little fanfare or notice... and we're having
a tough time getting answers about what happened.
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ANN Special Feature: Sebring Soundbytes II -
04.08.11 (ANN Special Report, with the
Attendees of the 2011 US Sport Aviation Expo)
Flight test operations at Sikorsky Aircraft's company in Poland,
PZL Mielec, are fully operational, and the company is preparing to
deliver the first S-70i Black Hawk helicopters, Sikorsky Aircraft
Recognized Those Who Fly For The Benefit Of Others
NAA and the Air Care Alliance (ACA) welcome nominations for the
2011 Public Benefit Flying Awards. These awards recognize the
contributions of those individuals who fly for the benefit of
others, and public benefit flying organizations.
NASA has announced three winners in the Spaced Out Sports
competition, which challenged U.S. students in fifth through eighth
grades to create games for astronauts to play aboard the
International Space Station.
Tapped To Be Executive Director, Advanced Programs
Michael J. Bender joined Aerojet Monday as an executive director
of Advanced Programs in the Business Development department. Bender
will be responsible for creating and developing opportunities for
Validates FAA STC For Over 900 Aircraft Types Flying In
The Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil has
expanded the Brazilian Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to
include the EFD1000 Multi-function Flight Display (MFD), the EFD500
MFD, the EFD1000C3 Pro Primary Flight Display (PFD), and the EA100
Attitude-based Autopilot Adapter from Aspen Avionics.
The Aero-TV crews that produce ANN's industry-leading aero-video
coverage LOVE Air-To-Air missions... as its not only a way to show
an aircraft in its element... but also a means by which we can see
an aircraft deal with the arduous tasks inherent in tight formation
and the maneuvering required to get the gorgeous shots ANN viewers
all over the world demand of us. It was also a great chance to talk
to a pilot who has been piloting the Kestrel over the last few
weeks as the bird is demoed all over the US in order to build
support for this exciting program.
Team Gathering Facts After UAL A320 Landed With Limited
The NTSB continues to make progress in its investigation of
United Airlines flight 497, which returned to the airport on April
4, 2011, in New Orleans, shortly after take-off due to automated
warnings of smoke in the equipment bay.
Naveen Jain Is Chairman Of The Google Lunar X-Prize Competitor,
Dr. Barney Pell Vice-Chairman And Chief Technology Officer
At the annual Explorers Club Awards Dinner in New York, Naveen
Jain ... a philanthropist, entrepreneur and a technology pioneer
... revealed that he is Co-Founder and Chairman of Moon Express,
Inc. Dr. Barney Pell, serves as Vice Chairman and Chief Technology
Announces Financial Commitment To Help Improve Production
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was on hand at the DeltaHawk
Engines facility in Racine on Thursday to formally announce the
financial commitment of the State of Wisconsin to help DeltaHawk
improve its production plant and create new jobs.
The Research Applications Laboratory (RAL), composed of the
former Research Applications Program and the Developmental TestBed
Center, has been the recognized leader in aviation weather research
and technology since 1980.