A "town hall" meeting held this week involving users and
operators at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport, along with members of
the surrounding (non-flying) community, reportedly led to greater
understanding of the challenges of reducing noise and
improving safety at the airport.
It was pilot error, pure and simple, that led to the August 27
crash of a Comair regional jet in Kentucky. That's the word from
officials at Kentucky's Blue Grass Airport, who responded this week
to a lawsuit filed against the airport and federal government by
Saying the current design of the space shuttle's external fuel
tank "has proven to be more robust" than first thought, managers at
NASA have decided to put off redesigning the problematic component
The Experimental Aircraft Association is not quite sure what to
expect, after the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed
its review last month of the FAA's long-awaited final rule on Air
For the STS-116 launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, NASA managers
are urging all aircraft pilots to fully comply with the
airspacerestrictions imposed around Kennedy Space Center prior to
and during shuttle launches and landings.
China Southern Encourages Passengers To Use Restrooms Before
On first flush... er, make that first blush... it sounds like a
yet-another egregious airline cost-cutting move. An airline in
China has begun encouraging passengers to use the restroom before
they board flights, saying the move will help save fuel.
Aero-News has learned the Yellow Rose B-25 Squadron of the
Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has been chosen to host the 65th
annual reunion of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, to be held April
18-21, 2007, in San Antonio, TX.
"We usually get some sort of an indication as to what a final
rule will look like, but not this time."
Source: EAA vice president for industry and
regulatory events Earl Lawrence. The Office of Management and
Budget (OMB) completed its review last month of the FAA's
long-awaited final rule on Air Tour Safety.