Headline News | Aero-News Network - The Aviation and Aerospace World's Daily, Real-time News and Information Service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 11.28.16

Airborne 11.29.16

Airborne 11.30.16

Airborne 12.01.16

Airborne 12.02.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 11.28.16

Airborne 11.29.16

Airborne 11.30.16

Airborne 12.01.16

Airborne 12.02.16

Top Stories

Headline News

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Airborne 12.02.16: Stratos 714 1st Flt, TFR Politics, Airbus Job Cuts

Also: Female Skydive Record, ANN November Efforts, Dream Chaser, SecTrans Reax, FAA SAFO, Able Flight, Airline Group Grounded

On November 21, the Stratos 714 very light jet took to the sky. The Stratos 714 was devised as a response to the lower performance single engine VLJs proposed about a decade ago which include the D-Jet, the Cirrus Jet, the Piper Jet, and some others. Stratos says they saw little advantage in developing a single jet-engine aircraft that has lower performance than an equivalent propeller aircraft. They decided to go with an aircraft that has a service ceiling of 41,000 feet and will cruise at 415 KTAS. Amid claims of the misuse of a federal authority, the FAA has placed a temporary flight restriction over the area where protesters are attempting to stop the Standing Rock oil pipeline in North Dakota. The TFR prevents all flights over the protest area except ai

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

GAMA Welcomes Major Step Toward New EASA Mandate

Will Update And Modernize The Agency's 'Basic Regulation'

On December 1, Transport Ministers from across the European Union’s Member States reached agreement on a new mandate for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The agreement opens the door for final negotiations among the European Parliament, EU Member States, and the European Commission to agree on a final text. This step followed a  November 10 vote in the European Parliament, where Members of the Transport & Tourism Committee overwhelmingly approved to open negotiations with the other EU institutions in order to update EASA’s existing ‘Basic Regulation.’

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

NASA's ISS-RapidScat Earth Science Mission Ends

Operations Ended After Two Years Aboard ISS

NASA's International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat) Earth science instrument has ended operations following a successful two-year mission aboard the space station. The mission launched Sept. 21, 2014, and had recently passed its original decommissioning date.

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Esterline Adds To Its Extensive Visual System Portfolio

Introduces New Glass-Mirror Collimated Displays

Esterline Simulation Visual Systems has been awarded a follow-on contract by CAE USA to provide glass-mirror collimated display systems for the U.S. Navy MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program.

Read More

Advertisement

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Avionics Training Systems For 407GX And 412EPI Delivered

To Be Used At Bell Helicopter Training Academy Beginning Next Year

Textron company TRU Simulation + Training Inc. will provide Bell Helicopter’s Training Academy with avionics bench training systems for the Bell 407GX and Bell 412EPI helicopters. These two training systems are expected to be delivered to Bell Helicopter, also a Textron company, in the summer of 2017.

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Flying Colours Rolls Out Satcom Direct Router, (SDR) Installations

First Installations Completed Aboard Global 5000 Aircraft

North American MRO, completions, and refurbishment company Flying Colours has completed its first installations of the Satcom Direct Router, (SDR). The first was fitted as part of a Global 5000 cabin refurbishment package, and the second as part of a new Global 5000 completion project for an undisclosed private Middle Eastern owner.

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

First Signs Of Weird Quantum Property Of Empty Space?

VLT Observations Of Neutron Star May Confirm 80-Year-Old Prediction About The Vacuum Birefringence

By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetized neutron star using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers may have found the first observational indications of a strange quantum effect, first predicted in the 1930s. The polarization of the observed light suggests that the empty space around the neutron star is subject to a quantum effect known as vacuum birefringence.

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

United Launch Alliance Launches Innovative 'RocketBuilder' Website

Says Site Will 'Change The Way Customers Shop For Launch Services'

Well, this sounds a little like shopping for a rocket booster on Amazon.com. United Launch Alliance (ULA) has unveiled a new website that enhances the way customers shop for launch services and sets a new standard for pricing transparency. It also provides insight into reliability, schedule assurance and performance, allowing users to make a true value comparison.

Read More

Advertisement

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

Yingling Aviation Named Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Dealer

Wichita-Based Center Is Authorized To Sell And Install Garmin G1000 Through G5000 Avionics On Broad Range Of Business Aircraft

Yingling Aviation has been named a Garmin Integrated Flight Deck Dealer and approved by Garmin Avionics to install its new G5000 glass upgrade suite. The G5000 is Garmin’s latest line of satellite-based navigation capabilities, digital management tools, NextGen/SESAR/Eurocontrol operational support for ADS-B and Data Comm/Link 2000+ and graphical display technologies for enhanced safety and crew coordination.

Read More

Sun, Dec 04, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.04.16)

Aero Linx: The Colorado Airport Operators Association (CAOA) The Colorado Airport Operators Association (CAOA) serves the common interests of the owners, operators and users of the 74 public use airports located throughout the State of Colorado. CAOA provides a unified voice for airport operators to State and Federal agencies, the General Assembly and the Congress of the United States of America, on proposed or pending legislation and regulations. It further provides a medium for the exchange of ideas, methods, information and experiences relative to airport operations, promotes and encourages the public’s understanding of the value of aviation and airports throughout Colorado communities, cooperates with local governments agencies and their organizations for the betterment of aviation, and promotes safety in the development of airport facilities and operating procedures.

Read More




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

Advertisement

Archives

first month previous month December 2016 next month last month

S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC