In what the agency termed an effort to streamline the
application process for air traffic controllers, the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Friday it has created
consolidated screening and testing centers to provide "one stop
shopping" for prospective new employees.
Releases 2007 'Report Card' On Anniversary Of JetBlue
February 14, 2008 marked the first anniversary of the infamous
JetBlue Valentine's Day debacle, when hundreds of passengers were
stranded for up to 17 hours on the tarmac at JFK International in
New York during an ice storm last year.
Faced with a program that's significantly overbudget, on the
Thursday the US Air Force announced it will scale back a
multi-billion dollar program to upgrade engines on C-5 Galaxy
When you visit Las Vegas, it's overwhelming to see the money
spent on the hotels and casinos there. Floating casinos on cruise
ships have been with us for years, and the game of poker was
invented on a Mississippi riverboat over a century ago.
Flight Design and LAMA, the Light Aircraft Manufacturers
Association, jointly announced at the 2008 Sebring US Sport
Aviation Expo that Flight Design successfully completed an
independent audit of the ASTM standards compliance.
Nice Flying By Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 161
A 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing squadron recently achieved 60,000
Class A mishap-free hours. Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 161
reached the benchmark during a training flight at Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, CA on January 29.
The Lockheed F-22 "Raptor," one of the world's most advanced
military jets, will return and fly during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
2008, "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration," this year at
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO)
announced Friday the remains of three US servicemen, missing from
World War II, have been identified and will be returned to their
families for burial with full military honors.
The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a non-profit radio
controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. They have flying
sites in San Jose, Santa Clara, Fremont and Davenport. The club is
involved in slope soaring, thermal duration, aero-tow, F3B, scale
"The FAA put out a job announcement just last month
that attracted 3,000 applicants in 15 days. The overwhelming
response for new air traffic controller positions highlights the
enthusiasm, passion and determination of our applicants. They are
ready to work and we want to get them processed and in training as
soon as possible."
Source: FAA Acting Administrator Bobby
Sturgell. In what the agency terms an effort to streamline the
application process for air traffic controllers, the FAA announced
Friday it has created consolidated screening and testing centers to
provide "one stop shopping" for prospective new employees.
NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5015
Issue Date: February 15, 2008 at 1405 UTC
Location: Yuma International Airport Yuma, Arizona near BARD VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: February 22, 2008 at 1630 UTC
Ending Date and Time: February 23, 2008 at 2245 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations by the
Viper West Team and parachute demonstrations by the US Army Golden
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Yuma (YUM) Approach Control, 928-269-9472