ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
01.04.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
01.04.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Pt I: 2010 in Review, 2011
Ahead - 01.04.11 (ANN Special Report, with
ANN Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Jim Campbell)
ICAS Determines Marine Base Show Best Of 35 Performed In
The 2010 Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show was the
first military installation to receive the Blue Angel Air Show of
the Year award for 2010 at the International Council of Air Shows
annual convention Dec. 7 in Las Vegas.
First Helicopter Accreditation Goes To An Instructor In Fort
Master Instructors LLC and its Board of Review take pride in
announcing a significant aviation accomplishment on the part of
these very special aviation educators. Recently, they were
all accredited as Masters by Master Instructors LLC.
Panel Discussion January 18 Will Feature WSU President Don
Beggs, NIAR President John Tomblin, New NCAT President Tony
The Wichita Aero Club will move its first monthly luncheon of
2011 from its traditional site at the Wichita Airport Hilton to the
campus of the new National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT) on
Tuesday, January 18.
World Fuel Services Corporation of Miami, FL opened the new year
with the announcement Monday that its wholly-owned subsidiary,
World Fuel Services, Inc., has completed the previously announced
acquisition of The Hiller Group, Inc. and certain affiliates
Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) will induct four
Canadians, and recognize a Belt of Orion recipient, at its 2011
annual gala dinner and ceremony at the Canadian Warplane Heritage
Museum, Hamilton, in May.
Just because it's an LSA doesn't mean pilots should sacrifice
the efficiency and wealth of information that comes with a glass
panel. Flight Design has installed dual 10-inch Dynon SkyView
screens on either side of a Garmin big-screen 696 GPS in its
A plant that would convert household waste such as food scraps,
grass clippings, and agricultural castoffs into jet fuel is under
consideration by Qanatas and Solena Fuels. The process would be
similar to one used to convert coal to jet fuel at a plant South
An Amazing New Way To Enjoy The Thrill Of Ballooning
The ballooning community is no stranger to ingenuity but the folks of Cameron Balloons seem to have that quality in abundance. Once of the proofs of that hypothesis is the Cameron Duo Chariot -- a unique and breezy new means by which one can catch some air and enjoy 'edge of the seat' ballooning thrills.
Yes, the economy sucks... but when it REALLY starts to recover, the need for solid cost-effective transportation will be more important than ever. That's one of the reasons why the brain trust behind the Stratos Aircraft program haven't given up the ghost... they know 'their time' is coming. And that's the reason that ANN spent a few minutes with them to see how the program was progressing...
An Amazing New Way To Enjoy The Thrill Of Ballooning
The ballooning community is no stranger to ingenuity but the
folks of Cameron Balloons seem to have that quality in abundance.
Once of the proofs of that hypothesis is the Cameron Duo Chariot --
a unique and breezy new means by which one can catch some air and
enjoy 'edge of the seat' ballooning thrills.
Even In Tough Times, The VLJ/VLPJ Revolution Continues
Yes, the economy sucks... but when it REALLY starts to recover,
the need for solid cost-effective transportation will be more
important than ever. That's one of the reasons why the brain trust
behind the Stratos Aircraft program haven;'t given up the ghost...
they know 'their time' is coming. And that's the reason that ANN
spent a few minutes with them to see how the program was
By ANN Guest Aero-Blogger Rich Davidson
Aero-Introduction: Whether you agree or
disagree with the words that follow, Rich Davidson is someone I can
vouch for in terms of his love for aviation and his TOTAL
unfailing commitment to seeing it survive. Rich is the first
of a number of "Aero-Citizens" we're organizing/drafting/enslaving
under a unique set of circumstances/programs/ideals/weird
ideas to raise the level of conversation in and about
aviation... to seek NEW ideas... to clobber a few old ones... and
to set aviation on a new and altogether unique path TOWARD
Technicians working on space shuttle Discovery's external fuel
tank in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space
Center in Florida began repairs Monday on three support beams,
called stringers, that recently were detected to have small cracks
on their tops.
Capt. Lee Moak took office on January 1 as the ninth president
of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA). He leads a
team of national officers who are aggressively implementing the
strategic and political priorities established by the
Association’s Board of Directors.
Anniversary Issue Looks Back At GA Safety Over Half A
The latest issue of FAA Safety Briefing celebrates the
publication's 50th anniversary by looking back on the state of
general aviation (GA) safety and highlighting a half century of
safety focus and progress.
Bi-Lateral Negotiations May Soon Open On N-Register Aircraft
Pilots and operators of aircraft on the N-register continue to
be caught in between Europe and America as the two countries
attempt to resolve trade issues, and the IAOPA says in its most
recent newsletter that the future does not look promising.
"We delivered considerably more aircraft, introduced and
stepped up development of an all-new single-engine business jet,
and readied the company for an unprecedented global push in
2011.” Source: Piper CEO
The astronaut club is pretty exclusive, and even more exclusive
is the ranks of female astronauts. "Women of Space" is a
directory of many of the women who have flown in space for the
U.S., Russia and the Soviet Union, and other countries.