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January 20, 2013

Pipistrel USA Helps Provide ANN's 2013 USSAE/Sebring Special Coverage!!!

ANN Is Proud to Partner With Pipistrel USA For Our Coverage Of USSAE/Sebring 2013

Pipistrel has long been known for affordable flying fun... but their latest offering was meant to be a revolutionary aircraft to those looking for a truly affordable training aircraft.

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CubCrafters Helps ANN Present 2013 USSAE/Sebring Special Event Coverage

Sport Aviation's STOL Champion, CubCrafters, Helps ANN Bring You Sebring!!!

“The Carbon Cub SS is a thoroughly modern, high performance airplane that has taken the fundamentally superior design of the Piper Super Cub and reinvented it using 21st Century materials (such as carbon fiber) and computer-aided design technology.

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Flying With Team Aerodynamix

Twelve Airplanes In Close Formation Is A Great Way To Spend A Saturday Morning

Notification came Friday afternoon at the Sebring Light Sport Expo. I'd have an opportunity to fly with Team Aerodynamix, the former Team RV, during their media ride Saturday morning. It would be my first experience flying close formation, let alone in that large a group of airplanes.

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American Airlines Debuts New, Modern Look

Much-Anticipated Logo And Livery Revealed As American Prepares To Fly Flagship 777-300ER

It's a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company today unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft set to enter service on Jan. 31. 

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NTSB Releases Prelim In Iowa Medical Helo Accident

Bell 407 Impacted Terrain On January 3, Three People Fatally Injured

The NTSB has released a preliminary report in an accident involving a Bell 407 medical helicopter in Clear Lake, IA, earlier this year. Three people were fatally injured when the aircraft went down. The preliminary report indicates that witnessed indicated that the weather was "misty," and one said he had a coating of ice on the windshield of his truck that the wipers would not clear. Another witness said he saw the aircraft turn and then seem to descend "straight down."

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UK Stock Analyst Says U.S Airlines Are 'Soaring'

Releases Technical Review On Delta, United Continental

Many airlines' stocks have been in the green lately as positive market trends have helped boost investors' confidence in this industry. The London-based financial website StockCall has posted its latest technical research report on two of the Airline industry's biggest players, United Continental Holdings Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc.

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Bristell Powers 2013 ANN's USSAE/Sebring Special Event Coverage

USSAE/Sebring 2013 Sponsor: BRISTELLusa

One of the most recent LSAs to come on the market, the Bristell was introduced in September, 2011. The all-metal low-wing airplane was designed by Milan Bristela and is manufactured by BRM Aero in the Czech Republic. It may look familiar, but the Bristell maximizes what people liked about the current crop of low-wing sport flyers into one new airframe.

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Cobham Digital Control System Audio Selected For AW119Kx Helicopter

LifeFlight Will Install The DACS In 15 New Aircraft

Cobham’s Digital Audio Control System (DACS) has been selected for Life Flight Network’s fifteen new AgustaWestland AW119Kx single-engine helicopters. Life Flight Network of Aurora, Oregon – one of the world’s leading air medical transport providers – is the first customer for the AW119Kx and will be taking delivery of the aircraft during 2013.

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NATA Compliance Services Launches Cockpit-Ready Access To Regulatory Information

New Website And Blog To Serve General Aviation

NATA Compliance Services, LLC, a subsidiary of the National Air Transportation Association, has added security and technology upgrades as well as mobile capability to their online offerings. They have also launched a new website and blog they say will allow them to leverage the power of social, mobile and innovative technologies to improve industry communications and engagement.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.20.13)

"Great way to spend a morning. I quit my full time job at IBM last year to do this (Team Aerodynamix) full time ... and I realized I should have done it a lot sooner." Source: Mike "Kahuna" Stewart, Flight Leader and Founder of Team Aerodynamix.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.20.13): Kollsman Window

A barometric scale window of a sensitive altimeter used to adjust the altitude for the altimeter setting. The altimeter uses static pressure as its source of operation.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.20.13)

AHRS Timeline

Even in the Light Sport and Experimental communities, AHRS is becoming more and more common. But the concept for an Attitude and Heading Reference System has been around for over two decades.

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AD: PILATUS Aircraft Ltd. Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2013-01-06

PRODUCT: PILATUS Aircraft Ltd.Model PC-7 airplanes.

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AD: The Boeing Company Airplanes (747)

AD NUMBER: 2013-01-02

PRODUCT: Certain Boeing Model 747-100, 747-100B, 747-100B SUD, 747-200B, 747-200C, 747-200F, 747-300, 747-400, 747-400D, 747-400F, 747SR, and 747SP series airplanes; and certain Model 757-200, -200PF, and -300 series airplanes.

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