Will Evaluate The Feasability For A Composite-Construction
As part of studies aiming at a development of its aircraft
range, European aircraft and equipment manufacturer Daher has
signed an exclusive agreement to allow its Daher-Socata division to
carry out an evaluation of a 100% composite twin engine business
jet program, based on the SPn platform.
The Saudi Aviation Flight Academy (SAFA), has taken delivery of
its first two training aircraft from Diamond Aircraft Industries.
The two DA40 NG trainers arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on
Four decades after the first NASA lunar rover rolled across the
surface of the moon, innovative students are preparing to design
and build a new generation of wheeled wonders. Registration is open
for the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race.
The FAA has granted a type certificate (TC) to Hartzell
Propeller for its new advanced-composite ASC-II 4-bladed propeller.
This is Hartzell's first ASC-II propeller developed for turboprop
aircraft, and its launch customer will be announced at NBAA 2010 in
This refers to
the non-standard propagation of a beam of energy, radio or radar,
under certain atmospheric conditions, appearing as false
(non-precipitation) echoes. May be referred to as
The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and
dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and
related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of
their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a
membership of more than 14,000 professionals, professors, students,
and weather enthusiasts. AMS publishes nine atmospheric and related
oceanic and hydrologic journals — in print and online —
sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous
programs and services.
"This is a fantastic achievement... We have
delivered 300 G550s, nearly 200 GVs and we're still going strong.
The production rate of the G550 has never been higher. The original
estimate for this whole market segment was 300."
Source: Pres Henne, Gulfstream senior vice
president, Programs, Engineering and Test, following the successful
completion of the 300th G550.