Officials Say Reopening Represents An Important Symbol For The Country
Brussels Airport has officially reopened its departures hall during a short reopening ceremony Sunday. Airport officials said in a news release that the reopening of the departures hall is an important symbol of the recovery of our country a mere 40 days after the 22 March attacks that hit the airport in its heart.
Insitu has announced the formation of a new commercial business unit within its corporate structure. The commercial unit will leverage the company's twenty-plus years of experience in unmanned systems to deliver unprecedented value to the emerging unmanned commercial aerial data collection market.
Every Now And Again We Hear About Airplanes Being Taken Without The Owner’s Permission.
When an airplane is taken without the owner’s permission, or in the case of outright theft, the question is commonly raised as to the danger imposed by general aviation aircraft flying off small airports. It’s even been stated in past news reports that small airports have lots of airplanes that could be stolen and used in a nefarious manner.
Weather Was Reportedly Stormy In Area Where Plane Went Down
An Extra EA-300 belonging to Sky Combat Ace went down Saturday near Las Vegas resulting in the fatal injury of the pilot and a passenger. Authorities are looking at the weather as a factor in the accident.
Angel Barboza To Present Tuesday At NASA Langley Research Center
On Tuesday, May 3, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, Angel Barboza will present "The Success of the G650 and Its Influence on Future Gulfstream Aircraft" at 2 p.m. in the Pearl Young Theater.
Will Allow The Company To Fill A Man-Made Lake For Water Testing Of The ICON A5
The city of Vacaville, CA and Icon Aircraft have reached a water purchase agreement that could lead to the filling of a man-made lake the company says it needs to test takeoff and landing capabilities for the ICON A5 airplane.
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At the time we put this report together, the Solar Impulse 2 had said goodbye to the Silicon Valley and was headed for Phoenix Arizona. By the time you view our report, the aircraft is probably safe and sound at the Phoenix Goodyear Airport, and the crew is planning for the next leg of their flight as they cross the United States headed for New York. Piloted once again by Andre Borschberg, the solar impulse two continues its epic flight around the world that began in March 2015. SpaceX has said that its Red Dragon spacecraft combined with the Falcon Heavy Rocket can make it to Mars…and beyond. According to nasaspaceflight.com, which is not a NASA website, SpaceX has entered into an agreement with NASA for a Mars mission. It’s reported the spacecraft, known as the Red Dragon, is a variation of the SpaceX’s Dragon 2
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The Bombardier C-Series aircraft program received a major boost when Delta Airlines executed a firm agreement for the purchase of seventy five CS100 aircraft with an option for an additional fifty CS100’s. Delta may elect to convert a number of these aircraft into CS300’s at a later date. Based on the list price of the CS100 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $5.6 billion. Even though Tecnam’s P 2010 four-place aircraft only recently received its EASA and FAA type certification, Tecnam has now received approval for level I major changes that will enhance the aircraft. The revision validates the use of the GFC 700 autopilot, fully integrated with the G1000 glass flight deck. The GFC 700 is an AHRS-based automatic flight control sys