More Powerful PT6s Eliminate B200 Takeoff Restriction
Aero-News received word Monday that Pratt & Whitney Canada's
PT6A-52 engine, selected to power the new Beechcraft King Air
B200GT aircraft, has been certified by Transport Canada. The
company made the announcement at EBACE 2007 in Geneva,
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1952
Issue Date: May 21, 2007 at 1332 UTC
Location: Columbia, Missouri near COLUMBIA VOR/DME (COU)
Beginning Date and Time: May 28, 2007 at 1445 UTC
Ending Date and Time: May 28, 2007 at 1515 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: A Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Columbia (COU) Air Traffic Control Tower,
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1960
Issue Date: May 21, 2007 at 1341 UTC
Location: New London, Connecticut
Beginning Date and Time: May 23, 2007 at 1405 UTC
Ending Date and Time: May 23, 2007 at 1945 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 05.21.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.21.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- PBOR Goes Before The US Senate:
05.21.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Kate Hanni,
spokesperson for the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of
What a way to kick off a major aviation exposition. On Monday --
the day before the start of the European Business Aviation
Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva -- Cessna celebrated
the announcement its Citation Mustang very-light jet has achieved
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification.
Phenom 100 Nears Final Assembly; 300 Model Will Be Longer
Representatives with Brazilian planemaker Embraer tell ANN final
assembly of the first Phenom 100 executive jet continues to
progress toward first flight at mid-year, while work continues on
schedule on the larger Phenom 300 twinjet.
A team from the Canadian Forces was to arrive in Montana
Saturday to investigate the crash that took the life of Capt. Shawn
McCaughey, a two-year member of the Snowbirds aerial demonstration
team, reported CanWest News.
Fueled by growth in passenger traffic and an economic boom, a
senior Arab official confirmed that Boeing has secured more than
$10 billion in plane orders from Arab carriers in the past three
years, reports Reuters.
What started out as a father taking his daughter and two of her
friends for a ride in his Cessna 195 turned tragic on December 18,
2005, when the aircraft found itself in IFR weather and needing
assistance from air traffic controllers.
A stunt pilot survived a close call at at the Fairhope Festival
of Flight in Alabama this weekend. Robbie Grice was nearing the end
of his demonstration at the show Saturday, when his "Alley
Cat" modified Ag-Cat biplane impacted the
runway hard on its landing gear.
In what British Airways (BA) is calling "the first step towards
a single short-haul fleet" across its network, the company
announced Friday it ordered eight new Airbus A320 aircraft for
It may be a bumpy day for Israeli aviation Monday, according to
Haaretz news service, as Civil Aviation Administration (CAA)
employees protest recent administration structural changes by
disrupting aviation traffic, including landings.
Teams Established Surveillance Post To Monitor Crash Scene
Members from six units of the Maryland Wing of the Civil Air
Patrol have earned high praise for their service to the National
Transportation Safety Board and the Maryland State Police this
month, by performing a site surveillance mission following the
crash of a Piper Tomahawk on May 4 in Laurel, MD.
The International Black Aerospace Council coordinates and develops
activities of the world aerospace community to enhance outreach
efforts pertaining to Blacks in aerospace career fields and serves
as a clearing house for the exchange of information, ideas and
prospects for scholastic and employment opportunities for people of
color in aerospace careers.
The act or process of decreasing or becoming gradually less or
the amount lost by gradual diminution or waste. There are several
physiological, physical, and environmental factors that may lead to
the decrement of your flying skills and performance.
Source: Rene Watters, spokesperson for the
Florida Department of Revenue. Over the course of the last few
weeks, ANN has learned of a number of issues that have arisen when
owners of new aircraft, generally within the first six months of
the sale, have been targeted for "use tax" by agents of the Florida
DOR... despite the fact that the targeted aircraft were not owned
or operated by state residents.