The French investigative agency BEA says that it will
soon begin a third search for the flight data recorder from
Air France Flight 447, which went down on a flight from Rio de
Janeiro to Paris June 1st of last year. All 228 people on board the
airplane were lost.
Wheels May Have Been Extended During Water Landing
The NTSB has issued a preliminary report in a March 18th
accident in which an amphibious Maule flipped over during a water
landing, killing 41-year-old Kristin Kolby, the passenger on board
The NTSB has issued a Probable Cause report for an accident
that occurred during an "Angel Flight." Pilot Joseph Baker was
transporting a cancer patient and his wife from Connecticut to
Boston in August, 2008, when the airplane went down in a
supermarket parking lot, killing all three.
Two Russian bombers reportedly were intercepted by RAF jets
off the west coast of Scotland March 10th, the 20th time the RAF
says it has scrambled jets to check out Russian aircraft in
ARCHER System Gathering Hi-Resolution Aerial Images Of Flooded
Aircrews from the Minnesota Wing of Civil Air Patrol, an
auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, have accumulated more than 100
hours of high-tech flying time in recent days, supporting disaster
relief efforts in the Red River Valley.
Retiring With 21,000 Flying Hours Under His Rotary Wings
When Chief Warrant Officer Herb Dargue joined the Army as a
helicopter pilot, the Beatles' "Penny Lane" topped the charts and
the UH-1C Huey was the hottest "chopper" flying. Forty-three years
and 21,000 flying hours later, Dargue made his last flight as a
military aviator Friday.
3000 Pounds Of Supplies Donated By Montgomery Rescue
In a partnership with Alabama Governor Bob Riley's office, EADS
North America has sent an Airbus Military C-212 tactical transport
aircraft to Haiti with nearly 3,000 pounds of relief supplies
aboard. The cargo of food and clothing was provided by Montgomery
Says Airports Play A Key Role In The Federal Bond Market
Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA), said
Wednesday that the House's passage of HR 4849, the Small Business
and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010, will be beneficial to
airports around the country.
Outer Area (associated with
Class C airspace)
Nonregulatory airspace surrounding designated Class C airspace
airports wherein ATC provides radar vectoring and sequencing on a
full-time basis for all IFR and participating VFR aircraft...
Aero-Linx: American Heroes Air
Established in Los Angeles in 1992, the American Heroes Air Show
began as a grass-roots community effort to celebrate the dynamic
role of helicopters in law enforcement, fire service, search and
rescue, homeland security, communications and national defense.
Today, this non-profit event is offered in seven major U.S. cities,
enabling spectators from coast-to-coast the rare opportunity to
view advanced military and civilian helicopters and meet the pilots
who fly them.
"Aircrew training prior to deployment and supporting the
ground teams were good missions for our pilots and their crews
since the demand for CAP's ARCHER system increased... Our
pilots were training, reviewing tasks and completing skills needed
for aerial imaging in anticipation of the flooding."
Source: Aircrews from the Minnesota Wing
of Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, have
accumulated more than 100 hours of high-tech flying time in recent
days, supporting disaster relief efforts in the Red River Valley.
Maj. Paul Pieper, Minnesota Wing's emergency services director and
incident commander for the wing's ongoing flood response