CAUTION: Everything You Thought You Knew About Aerodynamics Is About To Be Tested...
When ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, attended the AMA Expo 2016, he probably never expected to get a lesson on advanced aerodynamics at a show that featured recreational radio controlled airplanes. However, he learned some amazing things about new aerodynamic research and is sharing it with you in this video.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, confirms that Wednesday morning, February 3, their P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen was involved in a gear-up landing at Dallas Executive Airport (DEA). The aircraft was landing back at DEA, the national headquarters of the CAF, for a special event in honor of Black History Month in the Dallas area.
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The National Aeronautic Association announced Tuesday that nine aerospace projects and accomplishments will compete for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy. For 104 years, The Robert J. Collier Trophy is awarded annually "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Once again it’s time to play the amusing and informative community game of, “Who owns this airspace?” A townhome development homeowners association in Mendham, New Jersey has passed a resolution banning the flight of model airplanes and drones in the neighborhood. And, they have set fines beginning at $100 for the first
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Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo introduced the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization legislation. This legislation establishes a nongovernmental, independent, not-for-profit corporation, to modernize and provide U.S. air traffic control services. The Act is a six-year reauthorization of the FAA, and proposes a federally chartered air traffic control corporation that will be governed by a board representing the aviation system’s users and the public interest. Here’s some good news for our ‘fly and splash’ aviator friends. PK Floats is back in the business of building floats for aircraft. The company had closed three years ago after the death
The Board of Directors of Delta Air Lines has announced that Richard H. Anderson has chosen to retire as CEO effective May 2, 2016. At that time, Mr. Anderson will be elevated to Executive Chairman of the Delta Air Lines Board of Directors.
Milestone Marks First Major Delivery Of Exploration Mission -1 Flight Hardware
The Lockheed Martin and NASA Orion team has secured the 2,700 lb. Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) Orion crew module into its structural assembly tool, also known as the “birdcage.” The crew module is the living quarters for astronauts and the backbone for many of Orion’s systems such as propulsion, avionics and parachutes.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has released the Safety 1st General Aviation Misfueling Prevention Program – a free, online-based awareness program for pilots, line service professionals, FBO general managers and customer service representatives.
ASA Course Covers Proficiency Skills For Initial Certificates
ASA's new Combined Commercial and Flight Instructor Syllabus (PDF) covers all necessary flight proficiency skills a pilot needs to meet the requirements for an initial commercial pilot certificate and an initial flight instructor certificate, with an airplane category and single-engine land class rating.