ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
05.25.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
05.25.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Promotional Help for
Fly-Ins - 05.25.10 (ANN Special Report,
with Dee Whittington, PR Chairman for the Virgina Regional Festival
BRS Aerospace of South St. Paul, MN, (Ballistic Recovery
Systems) has been awarded the European Union “CE” mark
for its BRS-601 pyrotechnic rocket used in many of its
whole-aircraft emergency parachute recovery systems sold to
selected sport aircraft enthusiasts throughout Europe.
Maritime Q300 Surveillance Aircraft Operates For The Icelandic
The Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) has employed a highly-modified
Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) in capturing
valuable data and images of the Icelandic volcano that recently
erupted, disrupting flights across much of Europe.
Will Fill Traditional Missions Of SAR, Emergency Medical
Services, Maritime Patrol
The Italian Coast Guard has taken delivery of its first AW139
medium twin helicopter during an official ceremony held at
AgustaWestland's Vergiate plant in Italy. The first Italian Coast
Guard aircraft of this type is also the 300th AW139 delivered so
The latest version of Sporty's best-selling Electronic E6B is
now available for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The app
includes all the features of the traditional E6B: 23 aviation
functions, 14 conversions and timer.
Pentagon Denies That The Spacecraft Is A Spy Satellite Test
The mission of the X-37B Space Plane that launched from Cape
Canaveral last month was shrouded in secrecy. Some with inside
knowledge of the program have suggested that the vehicle could be
testing sensors for a new generation of spy satellites, which the
Pentagon has denied.
Items Placed On Glare Shield Of Particular Interest
An event aboard a Mitsubishi MU-2B has prompted the FAA to issue
a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) concerning the
potential hazards and airworthiness concerns related to having
loose equipment in the flight compartment; particularly items
placed on the glare shield.
Metrojet Hong Kong Is New Authorized Service Center
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) announced Monday that it has
appointed Metrojet Hong Kong to its worldwide network of authorized
service centers, supporting the Hawker 900/800/700 series of
business jets. Metrojet is located at the Hong Kong International
The Carbon Cub SS probably does more than any other aircraft heretofore to max out the definition of an LSA... without crossing the line into "Real" airplane mode. And, boy, does it deliver the goods in the process... and the fun.
The Carbon Cub SS probably does more than any other aircraft
heretofore to max out the definition of an LSA... without crossing
the line into "Real" airplane mode. And, boy, does it deliver the
goods in the process... and the fun.
President Obama will be visiting the Chicago Metropolitan Area
from May 27th to May 31st, 2010. To ensure the airspace is secure
during this visit, airspace restrictions will be in place around
Lengthy List Follows The Conclusion Of US Airways Flight 1549
The NTSB has issued 24 individual recommendations following the
conclusion of its investigation into US Airways Flight 1549, which
famously ditched in the Hudson River with no loss of life after
large birds were ingested into both engines of the Airbus
Cirrus Signs Letter Of Intent With TAT Technologies
A letter of intent naming TAT Technologies as the preferred
supplier of heat exchangers for Bleed Air Supply System and Ice
Protection System on the new Cirrus Aircraft SF 50 Vision Jet was
announced Monday by TAT Technologies.
Official First Flight Conducted Over Bangalore Monday
The first light attack helicopter to be produced domestically in
India officially flew for the first time in Bangalore Monday.
India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited built the LCH, which is
expected to be combat-ready in four to five years.
The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee will hold its first
meeting on Tuesday beginning at 0930 EDT at the U.S. DOT
headquarters in Washington, DC. U.S. Transportation Secretary
Ray LaHood and FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt will address the
opening session of the meeting.
Aerojet Further Validates Engine Design For NASA's Orion Crew
A second set of hot-fire test sequences of a 25-pound thrust,
bipropellant engine intended for use on NASA's Orion Crew
Exploration Vehicle was successfully completed last week, according
to the engine's manufacturer Aerojet.
"Last week, FAA gave CBP approval to fly from Arizona to
West Texas, and now we need clearance for the remaining 1,200 miles
of the Texas southern
border." Source: U.S.
Representative Henry Cuellar (D-TX).
It's almost air show season, and likely you'll be seeing a lot
of antique airplanes over the course of the summer. So why not
learn a little about some of them now? Monocoupe.com is
dedicated to Monocoupe Aeroplane and Engine Company enthusiasts