No Word Expected On Launch Schedule Until Late Tuesday
News and Analysis by Wes Oleszewski
Tuesday's planned launching of SpaceX's second Falcon 9 rocket
was scrubbed early Monday. The reason for the scrub was that
engineers discovered two small cracks in the aft end of the 2nd
stage engine nozzle expansion.
ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
12.07.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
12.07.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Early SkyCatcher Reaction -
12.07.10 (ANN Special Report, with Cessna
CEO Jack Pelton, EAA Chairman Tom Poberezny, Martha King of the
King Schools, and Neal Willford, Cessna Skycatcher Pro
Next Generation Aircraft To Offer Technological Advances
Final assembly production of the S-76D helicopter has commenced
at Sikorsky Global Helicopters' manufacturing facility, Sikorsky
Aircraft Corp. announced today, marking a significant milestone in
delivering the next generation of the popular S-76 helicopter.
IAM members of Locals 700, 1746 and 1746A of the International
Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing
hourly employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown, East
Hartford and Cheshire, have ratified a new three-year labor
Union Says It Is Ready To Help Return To Engineering
The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace
(SPEEA), IFPTE Local 2001 says the latest 787 delay is an
opportunity for the Boeing Company to reevaluate its outsourcing
strategy and return to the engineering roots that the union says
built past success.
The Middle East and UK-based business aviation group Rizon Jet
is progressing with the development of its new MRO facility and FBO
Terminal in Doha, State of Qatar, which is now expected to open in
Mustang Gallops To The Aid Of Air Ambulance Operators On A Budget...
"What a cool concept," we thought, when we first spied the Cessna mustang air ambulance adaptation accomplished by Cessna and Spectrum Aero-Med... in an industry that lives (and, sadly, dies) as a result of the speed with which an operator can work, the fact that an uncommonly cost-effective entry-level bizjet has been brought into the game is not only smart but offers aid to parts of the world that, in the past, simply couldn't afford the life-saving speed a bizjet offers.
Mustang Gallops To The Aid Of Air Ambulance Operators On A
"What a cool concept," we thought, when we first spied the
Cessna mustang air ambulance adaptation accomplished by Cessna and
Spectrum Aero-Med... in an industry that lives (and, sadly, dies)
as a result of the speed with which an operator can work, the fact
that an uncommonly cost-effective entry-level bizjet has been
brought into the game is not only smart but offers aid to parts of
the world that, in the past, simply couldn't afford the life-saving
speed a bizjet offers.
Forecast International Sees Production Decline Through
A new study released by Forecast International projects that a
total of 11,437 business jets, worth an estimated $217.5 billion,
will be produced from 2010 through 2019. However, a recovery
in overall business jet build rates will not occur until 2012,
according to the Forecast International projections.
All Three Engines Failed, Two People Fatally Injured
Russian investigators have begun looking at the Tupolev Tu-154
airliner which skidded off a runway and broke apart after
making what amounted to a dead-stick landing Saturday. All three
engines on the Russian-built airliner reportedly failed shortly
Will Deliver Post NBAA Report And Industry Update December
Following an up-beat NBAA convention held in October in Atlanta,
Piper Executive Vice President Randy Groom will be the featured
guest speaker at the regular bi-monthly meeting of the Atlanta Aero
Club December 9.
"Wildcat" Strike Snarled Air Traffic, Stranded Passengers
The Spanish Government issued a "state of alarm" over the
weekend as that country's air traffic controllers staged a
"wildcat" strike which snarled air traffic in Spain.The military
was eventually called in to break up the strike.
Humanitarian Flight Organization Says Items Are Still Being
Accepted For Bidding
Angel Flight Southeast launched it 1st Annual Aviation Charity
Auction last week, which is being held on the Ebay Charity Auction
website. Dozens of aviation vendors stepped up to provide items for
this first-time event.