Economy Continues To Affect Planemakers With Order
We're only a week into the New Year, and two major manufacturers
of GA aircraft are already scaling back production schedules and
giving notice of still more impending layoffs to their
When snow and ice cover a runway, braking action
will likely be reduced. To inform pilots as to the current
conditions of the runways, braking action reports will likely be
made available. Braking action reports are reported as good, fair,
poor or nil. Good means that there is no degradation of braking
action. Fair means that there may be some degradation to braking
Architects Of Proposed Agreement To Rework Disputed
Despite lengthy negotiations in the works for several months,
Northwest Airlines and the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Airports
Commission have reached an impasse, sending commission staff back
to the drawing board to come up with a revised agreement.
The Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum is recognized as East
Anglia's Aviation Heritage Centre. Maintained and run by
volunteers, with one paid staff member, the Museum celebrated its
35th Anniversary in 2007.
A family of advanced-technology propellers characterized by
multiple scimitar-shaped blades with thin sharp-edged profiles.
Single and contra rotating examples promise to extend propeller
efficiency up to an aircraft Mach number of about 0.8.
"The general aviation market has slowed; new orders
have fallen off considerably; many existing orders have been
terminated and used inventory has increased dramatically. Simply
put, consumer demand for aircraft and services has declined
Source: Hawker Beechcraft CEO Jim Schuster, in
a memo to workers. We're only a week into the New Year, and already
Cessna and Hawker Beech have further scaled back production
schedules, and have given notice of still more impending layoffs to
their manufacturing workforces.