Two F-16 Fighting Falcons, enforcing a temporary no-fly zone
around the Space Shuttle Discovery launch site at Cape Canaveral,
Fla., intercepted and escorted a small civilian aircraft from the
area July 26.
By ANN Correspondent Christopher Armstrong
There will be no more Shuttle launches until NASA engineers
determine the effect of debris that fell from the space shuttle
Discovery during its launch Tuesday said space shuttle program
manager Bill Parsons to reporters.
by Aero-News Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. O'Brien
If you said, "Extra 300," you're half right -- Patty will be
pleasing her fans on the airshow circuit this year in her familiar
Extra 300S. But between shows she'll travel in style in her new
ride -- A Cirrus SR22-G2.
Premier Aircraft Sales, with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
and Dallas, Texas, announced that it has delivered its 200th
airplane to a retired American Airlines captain and his wife. This
milestone was reached just two years after the company was formed
One SMA SR305-230 powered a Cessna 182 across the Atlantic
Ocean. The pilots Fabrice Palumbo and Erik Jayet flew with
the European Squadron, 22 aircraft that banded together for a
flight to AirVenture.
U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation teams coordinated airlift
of blood platelets for two patients in Iraq and Afghanistan
recently. In the first mission of its kind, medics saved an Army
soldier diagnosed with a rare and rapidly growing cancer and
ensured a Jordanian coalition partner survived a flight home.