Engineering Students Gain Real-World Technical Skills And Career Advantage
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Dassault Falcon Jet have renewed their collaboration on education, research and business projects for another three years, a partnership that supplies internship and employment opportunities for the university’s students.
Prince Charles And Camilla Aboard A Helo That 'Lurched To The Side' Before Making An Emergency Landing
The U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch has released a report from an incident which occurred last May in which a helicopter carrying Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, made an emergency landing.
Goal Is To Allow Farmers To Make Better Growing Decisions
Dr. Charlie Rush hopes to use a unique method – a quadcopter – to track disease progression across wheat fields to eventually help producers make better irrigation decisions. A small UAV is being used by Dr. Rush, a Texas A&M AgriLife plant pathologist in Amarillo, to track disease progression across wheat fields.
DIPSARS Detects Large-Scale Environmental Events From Satellite Imagery
Charles River Analytics has been awarded a contract to develop a system for NASA. The system known as DIPSARS, for the Discovery of Interesting Patterns and Semantic Analysis in Remote Space, detects large-scale environmental events from satellite imagery. These events include volcanic eruptions, storms, and algae blooms, captured in images such as those produced from the NASA Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite.
Acquisition From Comtran And Jetran International Includes STC For A Dornier 328 12-Seat Executive Interior
Zenith Aviation, an industry-leading aircraft parts supply and logistics support company, in partnership with Gordon Brothers Commercial and Industrial, has acquired a large quantity of the Dornier 328 jet aircraft assets from Comtran and Jetran International.
Covers Four ATR 72-600 Aircraft Operated By The Carrier
European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and the national Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc have signed a Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA) for the airline’s new fleet of ATR ‘-600’ aircraft. Signed for an initial period of four years, the contract covers the four ATR 72-600s already owned by the airline.
Program Targets Small U.S. Companies Developing Biomedical Products Adaptable For Use In Space
Administering health care in space demands innovative biomedical solutions. Small companies developing products that can be modified for use in space may be eligible for a unique funding opportunity offered through the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI).
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed David Pearman as general manager of its service center in West Palm Beach, FL. Pearman had served as general manager of Gulfstream’s component repair facility in Lincoln, CA, since January 2008.
GDP -- Ground Delay Program
Ground Delay Programs are implemented to control air traffic volume to airports where the projected traffic demand is expected to exceed the airport's acceptance rate for a lengthy period of time. Lengthy periods of demand exceeding acceptance rate are normally a result of the airport's acceptance rate being reduced for some reason. The most common reason for a reduction in acceptance rate is adverse weather such as low ceilings and visibility.
Aero Linx: The US Hawks Hang Gliding Association
The US Hawks Hang Gliding Association is dedicated to the mission of protecting and preserving the sport of hang gliding in the United States. The US Hawks currently provides free membership to both individual pilots and clubs in order to bring together the local and national resources to carry out its mission. The US Hawks is the first national hang gliding association to provide both local and national discussion platforms integrated into a single unified forum.
Aero-News Quote of the Day
“This purchase continues and strengthens Zenith’s commitment to serving commercial and executive operators worldwide.”
Source: Bob Stanford, President and CEO of Zenith Aviation, commenting after the aircraft parts supply and logistics support company, in partnership with Gordon Brothers Commercial and Industrial, acquired a large quantity of the Dornier 328 jet aircraft assets from Comtran and Jetran International.