To Be Presented With The Association's Meritorious Service Award Doswell Award, Respectively
The NBAA will present its Meritorious Service to Aviation Award and John P. “Jack” Doswell Award to Joseph “Joe” Clark and Robert “Bob” Showalter, respectively, at the 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2015) in Las Vegas, NV.
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An American Airlines captain died in flight early Monday morning on a flight from Phoenix to Boston. The aircraft’s copilot diverted the flight to Syracuse New York. Radio communications indicate that medical assistance was waiting for the aircraft when it arrived. It’s reported that passengers aboard the airplane were not told of the reason for the diversion. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International led 28 other organizations and companies in sending a letter to the FAA marking its failure to meet the congressionally mandated deadline for integration of UAS into the National Airspace System. The FAA has had more than three years to meet the Sept. 30, 2015 deadline for full integration, yet the agency hasn’t even completed the small UAS rules. Tecnam, the Italian based produce
Wings Over The Rockies Celebrating Progress On Exploration Of Flight Center
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum will celebrate completion of initial site work for its Exploration of Flight center at Centennial Airport at 10 AM on Wednesday, October 14th. The first aircraft to arrive and dedicate the center’s new Flight Ramp will be a rare, World War II B-17 “Flying Fortress.” The general public is welcome to attend, tour the aircraft, and register for flights.
Chinese Flight Test Engineers Will Train At IFTI Facility In California
In response to its growing need for highly skilled, well trained test pilots and flight test engineers the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) will begin training flight test pilots and flight test engineers at the International Flight Test Institute (IFTI) in Mojave, California.
New Flight Deck Includes EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays, Dual UNS-1Fw MMMS, And Radio Control Unit
Universal Avionics recently completed a second round of ground testing for software changes implemented to support the integration of EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays in the AS332 Super Puma helicopter. The EFI-890H Primary Flight Displays (PFD) will replace the existing ADIs, HSI, Airspeed Indicators, Altimeters, and Vertical Speed Indicators.
Bombardier 415 Aircraft Will Join Forest Firefighting Fleet
Bombardier has delivered two Bombardier 415 amphibious aircraft to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The order for the aircraft was announced in March 2014 and the first aircraft was delivered in May 2014. The second aircraft, which was unveiled today in St. John’s, Newfoundland, was delivered in September 2015.