Agents Successfully Sneak Weapons Through 90 Percent Of The
Security screeners at Denver International Airport have some
explaining to do. Last month, Transportation Security
Administration screeners failed to find simulated weapons and
explosive materials carried through by undercover agents roughly
nine times out of 10.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) tells ANN it
will publicly debut its 2007 Catch-A-Cardinal Sweepstakes airplane
at the Lakeland Fly-In in Lakeland, FL next month... and it will be
the most unusual AOPA sweepstakes debut ever.
Three Member Companies Sign On As Scholarship Sponsors
While officially opening the 50th Anniversary AEA International
Convention & Trade Show Thursday, the Aircraft Electronics
Association announced the names of 30 individuals who were awarded
more than $100,000 in scholarships for the 2007/2008 academic year
through the AEA Educational Foundation.
For BizAv Professionals With Interest In International Ops
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced this
week that Christopher Gryskiewicz of ExpressJet in Bloomington, MN,
and Arden Potter, a student at Hampton University in Virginia, are
the recipients of the 2007 ExxonMobil Aviation and the Avitats
International Operators Scholarship.
Mid-Continent Instrument's Matthew Fowle, AirCell Honored
Aero-News learned Friday that Matthew Fowle of Mid-Continent
Instruments West was named the 2007 AEA Member of the Year, and
AirCell received the 2007 AEA Associate Member of the Year honor at
Friday's AEA Annual Awards Luncheon, which took place during the
AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Reno, NV
If the idea of assigned seating onboard Southwest Airlines
flights threw you for a loop when the airline first pitched the notion
last year, you will likely have an equally difficult
time contemplating the idea of onboard meals. Not peanuts -- real
VLJ's Design, Production Planning Simulated Digitally
The newest very-light-jet has started to take shape in Brazil.
Embraer reports that the first Phenom 100 fuselage and wing have
been completed at the Company's Botucatu plant, in outstate Sao
Paulo. The aircraft is now at the Sao Jose dos Campos facility for
wing-fuselage mating, and final assembly.
"We could put these tests together so that we have a
100 percent success rate every single time. Then, they wouldn't be
challenging, they wouldn't be realistic and they really wouldn't be
stretching the limits and the imagination of the Transportation
Source: TSA Security Director Ed Morris,
defending the abysmal performance by screeners at Denver
International Airport in undercover tests last month.
An EU initiative aimed at a more integrated operating airspace
across Europe with common requirements for the safe and efficient
provision of air navigation services and interoperability between
the different systems and procedures of the European air traffic