Will Bid To Provide New Australian Defense Force Pilot Training System
BAE Systems, Beechcraft and CAE are collaborating in a bid to deliver the Air 5428 project – the Australian Defense Force’s (ADF’s) new pilot training system. The team will provide a total flight training solution that brings together BAE Systems’ training, systems integration and sustainment capabilities; CAE’s simulation, training and support services; and Beechcraft’s T-6C mission system.
License Granted To Eurocopter For Its Donauwörth Facility
The onsite helicopter landing pad at Eurocopter’s headquarters in Germany has become the first helipad in Europe to make use of Localizer Performance with Vertical (LPV) guidance, a highly precise, GPS-supported instrument approach procedure.
Fourteen People Injured When A330 Had A Landing Gear 'Glitch'
A Thai Airways Airbus A330 suffered what was described as a "glitch" in its main landing gear while landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport late Sunday. Fourteen of the 302 passengers and crew on board the airplane were injured when the airplane skidded off the main runway.
To Provide 24/7 Medical Evacuation Service And Support To US Army
Erickson Air-Crane has won a two-year contract to provide medical evacuation (“MEDEVAC”) service and support for the United States Army at Fort Wainwright and Fort Greenly in Alaska. The award was made to Evergreen Helicopters Incorporated (“EHI”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Erickson, and has a total contract value in excess of $10 million. Task orders were awarded on September 1, 2013.
Airlines Found To Have Overcharged Passengers Who Flew Between The U.S. And Korea
Kinsella Media, Court-approved Notice Provider for In re Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. Antitrust Litigation, announced that a Proposed Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit for air travelers who flew to and from Korea. Individuals who bought plane tickets in the United States from Asiana Airlines, Inc. ("Asiana") and Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd. ("Korean Air") for air travel between the US and the Republic of Korea between January 1, 2000 and August 1, 2007 could be affected by the case.
Previously-Flown Aircraft Would Provide The Basis For The Conversions
Speaking Tuesday at the Defense Services Equipment International exhibition in London, Mark Taylor, Business Director Engineering for BAE Systems Regional Aircraft, unveiled a proposal for a cost-effective air-to-air refueling (A2R) variant of the BAe 146/Avro RJ regional jetliner.
Yunnan Jingchen Group on Friday signed a contract to purchase an S-92 helicopter for use in transporting corporate and government VIPs at the China Helicopter Exhibition. Yunnan Jingchen Group recently received Chinese government approval to establish a general aviation company named the Ruili Helicopter Group.
More Than 88 Percent Of Those Hours Logged By USAF Global Hawks
Northrop Grumman Corporation's portfolio of high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have achieved 100,000 flight hours – more than 88 percent of which were logged by the U.S. Air Force Global Hawk. The remaining hours were flown by the NASA Global Hawks, the German Euro Hawk, and the U.S. Navy's Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator and, more recently, Triton UAS.
Performance Of Typhoon Jet Hailed In Its First Decade Of Flying
Two of the Royal Air Force’s leading officers have hailed the performance of the Eurofighter Typhoon jet during its first decade of flying and since deliveries were made to the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) in 2003. With the addition of new technology developments over the last 10 years, the aircraft is now the world's only truly ‘swing’ role jet.
One Of Sport Aviation's Most Exquisite Biplanes Returns To Life
It's hard to explain my affection for the old Great Lakes... I've flown the bird in a number of versions, ages (some much older than I) and generations... with round engines, inline engines, and the more recent Lycoming iterations... and I have loved them all. There was a unifying thread in each and every one of those birds... no matter how they were equipped or maintained. They were all the sweetest of flyers... with solid manners, an agreeable spirit, and the ability to make the worst of my early aerobatics look not so bad (especially when I was trying to impress one particular redheaded wonder of the female persuasion that I was the best aerobatic pilot she ever saw... and I think God for the fact that she had su
One Of Sport Aviation's Most Exquisite Biplanes Returns To Life
It's hard to explain my affection for the old Great Lakes... I've flown the bird in a number of versions, ages (some much older than I) and generations... with round engines, inline engines, and the more recent Lycoming iterations... and I have loved them all. There was a unifying thread in each and every one of those birds... no matter how they were equipped or maintained. They were all the sweetest of flyers... with solid manners, an agreeable spirit, and the ability to make the worst of my early aerobatics look not so bad (especially when I was trying to impress one particular redheaded
Will Include Memorial Wall, Visitor's Center Complex
An official groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday in Shanksville, PA for the Flight 93 memorial planned by the National Parks Service. The event was attended by local, state and federal dignitaries.
Expedition 36 Comes To A Successful Conclusion In Kazakhstan
Expedition 36 crew members Chris Cassidy of NASA and Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of the Russian Federal Space Agency have returned to Earth from the International Space Station, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:58 p.m. EDT Tuesday (8:58 a.m. Sept. 11 Kazakh time).
A Canadian Coast Guard helicopter flying from the icebreaker Amundsen went down in the water Tuesday on a fight that was described as a routine check of ice conditions, as well as a familiarization flight for a new crew.
"We want to remember the 40 that gave their lives as heroes to the country.” Source: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell at the official groundbreaking for the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville, PA.
Also called an HP Supercell - High-Precipitation storm (or High-Precipitation supercell). A supercell thunderstorm in which heavy precipitation (often including hail) falls on the trailing side of the mesocyclone.
It's always a great time to revisit a site that celebrates the achievements of women in the industry. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of women in aviation and space and the documentation of their continuing contributions today and in the future.