A sightseeing helicopter went down in New York City Tuesday,
plunging into the East River -- but remarkably close to a squadron
of police boats conducting drills. All seven people aboard were
rescued, according to authorities.
Taking a major step forward in the search for Earth-like planets
beyond our own solar system, a team of astronomers has announced
the discovery of the smallest extrasolar planet yet detected. About
seven-and-a-half times as massive as Earth, with about twice the
radius, it may be the first rocky planet ever found orbiting a
normal star not much different from our Sun.
New Date And Time For Space Shuttle Discovery's Rollout
Space Shuttle Discovery is set to roll out to Launch Pad 39B at
NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC), FL, with an upgraded External
Tank. First motion is currently targeted for 0001 EDT Wednesday,
By ANN Warbird Correspondent Tom Griffith
We continued our flight down to the east end of Galveston
Island, and I remembered how many times I was "down there" on the
island, looking up when any of the Museum's planes flew over.
Crew Aboard Pinnacle Flight Wanted To Join The 4-1-0 Club
How high is too high?
In the case of a Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-2, the answer is
41,000 feet. Finding that out cost two Pinnacle pilots their lives.
That's what NTSB investigators derived from the cockpit voice
recorder aboard the CRJ.
Griffin Prepares To Put His Own People In Leadership Roles
New NASA Chief Michael Griffin is busy -- even before he can
make personnel changes -- planning personnel changes. As a result,
two more top agency officials say they're either leaving or
Aviation Tax Consultants (ATC) announced recently that Daniel
Cheung, CPA has joined its consulting team. ATC has expertise that
goes well beyond traditional accounting services to benefit
aircraft owners while working within Federal Aviation
GROB Aerospace has announced the launch of the GROB SPn Utility
Jet at the Paris Air Show. Combining the performance and passenger
comfort of a light business jet with the operational versatility of
a turboprop, GROB claims to have created a new class of
"Utility Jet" aircraft.
American Legend Aircraft Announces Successful First Flight Of
American Legend Aircraft Company has announced the successful
first flight of its all-new FloatCub airplane on May 1, 2005. The
FloatCub is a float-equipped version of the Legend Cub announced
earlier this year.
AD/CL-600/65 Control Column Microphone Jack Modification
- FAA STC SA4900SW 8/2005 TX
CL-600-1A11 (CL-600), CL-600-2A12 (CL-601) and CL-600-2B16
(CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, and CL- 604) aeroplanes; modified by United
States federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type
Certificate (STC) SA4900SW, excluding serial number 3025.
AD/A330/51 Escape Slides & Slide Rafts - Electrical
Harness Routing 8/2005DM
Applicability: A330-200 and
A330-300 series aeroplanes where crew/passenger doors 1 and 4 and
crew/passenger door 3 (type 1 only), RH and LH sides of the
fuselage, are equipped with emergency escape slides or slide rafts
Part Numbers (P/N) 7A1508-XXX or 7A1509-XXX.