Level B FSS and Level III FTD Approval Granted In Scotland
Bristow Academy in Aberdeen, Scotland has received dual
qualification for their Frasca-built S92 Full Flight Simulator
(FFS), according to Frasca International of Urbana, IL. The S92 FFS
is the first certified helicopter device under JAA with both Level
B FFS and Level III FTD approval.
All-In-One Glass Standby Instrument First Of Its Type Certified
L-3 Avionics Systems announced Friday it has received Technical
Standard Order (TSO) approval from the FAA for the Trilogy ESI-1000
Electronic Standby Instrument on Part 27 and Part 29 rotary-wing
Reports 21 Percent Passenger Growth Last Year Over 2008
Local passenger traffic at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
International Airport (CVG) grew almost 21% in the 3rd quarter of
2009 as compared to the same period in 2008 - moving CVG to the top
position for the largest increase in local passenger traffic,
according to the 3rd Quarter 2009 DOT report.
The Pentagon has no plans to restore funding for Boeing's
airborne laser program, despite a successful test of the system
February 11th. Defense Secretary Robert Gates had slashed the
program from seven planes to one, cutting $8.2 billion from the
Speech To Focus On “Financial Benefits of Safety
NTSB Vice Chairman Christopher Hart (pictured, right) will
speak at the annual Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) Air
Charter Safety Symposium on March 2-3, 2010, at the Marriott
Westfields in Chantilly, VA.
Real-Time And Recorded Surveillance, Inspection Capability For
Many End Users
Goodrich Corporation is demonstrating a low-cost family of
stabilized surveillance camera gimbals for the helicopter market
that provides enhanced information-gathering capability to
budget-pressured cities, businesses and armed forces.
"We still very much want to pursue development of this
promising technology, and we'll figure out down the road what the
appropriate and cost-effective platform is."
Source: Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell
discussing the elimination of DOD funding for the 747 airborne
laser program in 2009.
Instructions issued to a pilot making an instrument approach
which means continue inbound to the missed approach point and
execute the missed approach procedure as described on the
Instrument Approach Procedure Chart or as previously assigned by