Four-Year Sentence Commuted To Community Service In The
The pilots who were involved in a collision between the
Embraer Legacy jet they were flying and a Gol B737-800 in
2006 were sentenced recently by a Brazilian judge to a prison
term of four years and four months. The judge then commuted the
sentence to Community Service to be performed in the United
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
05.17.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
05.17.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part I: EAA's Rod Hightower
- 05.17.11 (ANN Special Report, with Rod
Hightower, President of the Experimental Aircraft Association)
Sales Continue Their Shift From North America To
Gulfstream President Joe Lombardo said in a media conference at
EBACE Monday that Gulfstream continues to see strong and growing
demand from countries outside North America, even as its home
market in the U.S. recovers.
Piaggio Aero Industries announced Monday at EBACE 2011 that
Corporate Jet Management (CJM) has been appointed as an exclusive
dealer for Piaggio Aero and its innovative Piaggio P.180 Avanti II
Electronic Products Company Brings Membership To 71
The Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers
Association (GAMA) has approved Esterline CMC Electronics as its
newest member, bringing the international trade association's
membership to 71.
Aviator 300 System Will Bring Worldwide E-mail & Internet
Capabilities to Cessna’s Three Largest Aircraft
Aircell announced Monday that, beginning in 2012, Cessna
Aircraft Company will offer Aircell’s Aviator 300 system as
an option on new Citation XLS+, Citation Sovereign and Citation X
So; Half A Year Into The Job... How's He Doing... What's He Think?
We don't have to tell you that the landscape of aviation has changed dramatically in the last few years... especially in terms of the "leadership" that supposedly guides the world of aviation through the many storms we face (on a seemingly daily basis). With the AOPA's transition from Boyer to Fuller now looking more and more like a crushing disappointment (and the tenor of that organization morphing from something impressive to something somewhat embarrassing), the EAA transition takes on even more critical tones.
So; Half A Year Into The Job... How's He Doing... What's He
We don't have to tell you that the landscape of aviation has
changed dramatically in the last few years... especially in terms
of the "leadership" that supposedly guides the world of aviation
through the many storms we face (on a seemingly daily basis).
G650 Production Is Increasing As Accident Investigation
Gulfstream's G250 is on schedule for certification later this
year, the company says, having recently completed several tests
required for it to receive its type certificate from the FAA, the
Civil Aviation Authority of Israel and the EASA.
First Five Customers To Get "Loaner" Engines To Get Them
The first five customers for the VIP version of the 747-8
Intercontinental will have the option to use loaned GEnx-2B engines
that will be replaced with the latest production-configuration GEnx
engines upon completion of the airplanes' interiors, Boeing
announced over the weekend.
Just weeks after receiving its final TSO, Rockwell
Collins’ Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system received
supplemental type certification (STC). The STC, issued by the FAA,
was achieved on the company’s experimental test aircraft.
"This mission represents the power of teamwork,
commitment and exploration. It is in the DNA of our great country
to reach for the stars and explore. We must not stop."
Source: Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly.