Assembly Line Restarts February 26 -- 50+ Employees On Board
Mooney CEO Dr. Jerry Chen has confirmed that the company has begun the final steps needed to undertake serial production of the highly lauded Mooney Aircraft line. Specifically; the assembly line will begin to move later this month, February 26th. Since announcing the return to the market in November after a five-year production hiatus, the new leadership at Mooney has been busy preparing the dormant company to return to manufacturing.
NFL Not Charged For Overtime, Other Enhanced Services During The Week
EAA is investigating reports that increased staffing and equipment for air traffic operations in the New York metropolitan area during Super Bowl XLVIII were not subject to event reimbursements, similar to those assessed during EAA AirVenture 2013 last summer.
Hall Salutes Aviation's Legends Who Inspire Future Pilots
In an historic nod to honor aviation’s legends and inspire tomorrow’s pilots, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been selected to become the home of The Bob Hoover Hall of Honor. Artifacts and memorabilia in the exhibit will illustrate historical achievements of the stars of the sky and Hoover’s world-renowned career as a test pilot, air show innovator, mentor, World War II combat aviator and Prisoner of War.
Controller Was Injured During A Thunderstorm Last September
The FAA will be inspecting control towers across the country following a lightning strike in Baltimore last September that injured an air traffic controller. Hundreds of towers are to be inspected, according to the agency.
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced nine aviation and aerospace projects that will compete for the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The trophy has been awarded 102 times in recognition of America's greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics.
The FAA has awarded Supplemental Type Certification (STC) to Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) for Split Scimitar Winglets to be installed on Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The Split Scimitar Winglet program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet.
Cessna 152 Training Aircraft Allegedly Operated Without Complying With A Published AD
The FAA is proposing a $204,050 civil penalty against Sierra Academy of Aeronautics of Atwater, CA., for allegedly operating nine Cessna 152 airplanes when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
Team Chambliss is proud to announce Dallas Airmotive as Team Sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Red Bull Air Race season. “Dallas Airmotive is proud to sponsor Team Chambliss as they chase a third World Championship on the Red Bull Air Race circuit.
“The Hoover Hall of Honor will not only preserve the accomplishments of Bob and these individuals but also analyze and recognize the characteristics that fueled these incredible legends to be successful over a lifetime in aviation." Source: Hoover Hall of Honor Spokesman Tom Poberezny.