Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

February 22, 2010

FAA Releases Zodiac CH 601 XL And CH 650 Report

Suggests Modifications To Return Aircraft To Airworthy Status

The FAA has released its report concerning the Zodiac CH 601 XL and CH 650 aircraft, which suffered several in-flight failures but which could not be traced to any single root cause. The FAA suspended new airworthiness approvals of both models of the aircraft in November of last year.

Read More

Helo Down In Iraq, Two Army Helo Pilots Lost

Accident Not Attributable To Hostile Fire

The U.S. Army is reporting that two pilots were killed Sunday when their helicopter went down at a base in northern Iraq.

Read More

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 02.22.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.22.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.22.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Pressure to Go - 02.22.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

Read More

Gone West: Morry Hummel

Kit Plane Innovator Dies at 94

Morry Hummel, creator of the "Hummel Bird" and founder of Hummel Aviation, died at his home on February 4, 2010.

Read More

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.22.10

STS-130 wraps with a successful landing.
L3 joins the parade with a TSO for helicopters.
And Goodrich has an economical new gimbal camera system.

Sponsored By...

More AERO-Casts

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.22.10

STS-130 wraps with a successful landing.
L3 joins the parade with a TSO for helicopters.
And Goodrich has an economical new gimbal camera system.


More AERO-Casts

Advertisement

ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Pressure to Go - 02.22.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about airline contracts between the majors and the regionals which appear to create unhealthy incentives to attempt the flights, no m

More AERO-Casts

CAE Signs Sim Contracts In Japan, Turkey

Skymark Airlines To Buy 727 Simulator, Turkish Airlines Opts For 777

CAE says it has sold a CAE 7000 Series full-flight simulator (FFS) for the Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Skymark Airlines. This contract, in addition to the contract announced Friday with Turkish Airlines, brings the total FFS sales that CAE has announced so far during fiscal year 2010 to 16.

Read More

Murrell Tapped As CAP Senior Operations Volunteer Adviser

Will Assume New Duties At The End Of February

Col. Michael Jay Murrell has been selected as the new senior adviser for operations at Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters. He succeeds Col. Andrew Skiba, who served with distinction as senior adviser from January 2008 to February 2010.  

Read More

SAFE Forms Flight Safety Training Committee

Group To Create Safety Training Flexible Enough For Any GA Company

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE)  has formed the Flight Training Safety (FTS) Committee.

Read More

Avjet Offers Free Services To Neighbors Hurt By 'Snowpocalypse' Damage

Dulles Jet Center Tenants Affected by Recent Roof Collapse at No Charge

Avjet Corporation recently announced that it would waive all brokerage fees to assist the companies and individuals affected by the Dulles Jet Center roof collapse on February 6, 2010.

Read More

Becker Avionics DVCS6100 Selected For Critical Care Hospital Helos

EastCare EC135 and EC145 Helos To Get Upgraded Avionics  

Becker Avionics announced that Pitt County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) has selected the Becker Avionics Digital Audio and Intercom System (DVCS6100) for installation in their newly ordered EC135 and EC145 helicopters.

Read More

Advertisement

Moon Rocks Find New Home At Space Station

Lunar Souvenirs Visited Mt. Everest Before Returning To Space

Moon rocks collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission found a new residence aboard the International Space Station alongside a piece of Mt. Everest. 

Read More

Spaceport America Runway Begins To Take Shape In NM

Commercial Spaceport Will Have 10,000 Feet Of Concrete

The first batch of concrete was poured Thursday, February 11, marking the start of the final concrete finish phase of the runway construction at Spaceport America, the world's first purposebuilt commercial spaceport. 

Read More

AeroConversions Unveils Light Weight AeroInjector

New Fuel Injector Now Standard On AeroVee Engine Kits

Sonex Aircraft recently announced their latest addition to the popular AeroConversions AeroCarb product line with the introduction of the lighter and more compact AeroInjector.

Read More

Urgent AD (CASA): Eurocopter EC-120B

AD No.: 2010-0026-E

ATA 62 Main Rotor Head - Rotor Hub Inspection Applicability: Eurocopter helicopter models EC 120 B all serial numbers, if equipped with Main Rotor Head with the following Hub part numbers: C622A1002103, C622A1002104, C622A1002105

Read More

Aero-TV: Profiles in Aviation – Ed McKeown’s Rearwin Cloudster

Ed McKeown Introduces His Award-Winning Rearwin Restoration

Inspired by the world’s newfound aviation intrigue, Raymond Andrew Rearwin, along with his sons Royce and Ken, started Rearwin Airplanes in 1928.  Bursting onto the industry scene during the “Golden Age of Aviation,” the company designed and built more than 400 aircraft before closing in 1946.  Among the instrument trainers and gliders, Rearwin Airplanes debuted the Rearwin Cloudster in 1939; featuring strut-braced high-wings, the aircraft included an enclosed cabin and fixed, tailskid undercarriage.  Though the Cloudster’s commercial success was poor, the airplane remains a namesake among antique aviation enthusiasts.

Aero-TV: 2000 Hour Performance – Rotax Updates 912ULS Engine

Phil Lockwood Explains Component Changes in Engine TBO Increase

 
At the 2010 Sport Aviation Expo, Rotax premiered their new 2010 model of the 912 ULS engine.  Popular among the LSA industry, the 4 stroke 9 series Rotax engine premiered in 1989.  When it debuted, the engine featured a 600-hour time between overhaul (TBO).   Over time, with much refinement and evolution, Rotax gradually raised TBO times from 600 hours to 1200 hours to 1500 hours.  Now, twenty years after its debut, the 912ULS engines have had their recommended TOB raised to 2,000 hours.

Advertisement

Aero-TV: 2000 Hour Performance – Rotax Updates 912ULS Engine

Phil Lockwood Explains Component Changes in Engine TBO Increase

At the 2010 Sport Aviation Expo, Rotax premiered their new 2010 model of the 912 ULS engine.  Popular among the LSA industry, the 4 stroke 9 series Rotax engine premiered in 1989.  When it debuted, the engine featured a 600-hour time between overhaul (TBO).  

Read More

Aero-TV: Profiles in Aviation – Ed McKeown’s Rearwin Cloudster

Ed McKeown Introduces His Award-Winning Rearwin Restoration

Inspired by the world’s newfound aviation intrigue, Raymond Andrew Rearwin, along with his sons Royce and Ken, started Rearwin Airplanes in 1928.  Bursting into the industry scene during the “Golden Age of Aviation,” the company designed and built more than 400 aircraft before closing in 1946.  

Read More

Sonic Booms Announce The Safe Return Of Space Shuttle Endeavour

Crew Delivered The Last Major US Component Of The International Space Station

Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles with a 10:20 p.m. EST landing Sunday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. 

Read More

Boeing Makes 2010 Layoff Deal With Machinists Union

New Agreement Formalizes Old Understanding

International Association of Machinists District 751 (IAM) and the Boeing Co. have agreed on a letter of understanding that will allow some members to volunteer to be laid off with benefits.

Read More

Klyde Morris (02.22.10)

From A Tiny Little Ant Comes Great Insight 

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

Read More

Able Flight Creates New Career Training Scholarship

Intended To Help People With Disabilities Earn LSA Repairman Certificate

Able Flight has introduced a new Career Training scholarship making it possible for a person with a physical disability to earn an FAA-issued Repairman Certificate for Light Sport Aircraft in only three weeks.

Read More

Advertisement

Larry Alexandre Named CEO Of Sagem Avionics

Former COO At Turbomeca USA Takes The Reigns

Sagem (Safran group) has appointed Larry Alexandre, 40, as Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary Sagem Avionics, Inc.

Read More

Space Advocates Rally In Washington DC

Supporters Ask Congress For Funding And More Direction For NASA

The Space Exploration Alliance (SEA) is poised for its annual visit to Capitol Hill.

Read More

Bell Academy Receives EASA Training Approval for the Bell 429

Helo Training Facility To Offer Part 147 Maintenance Courses In TX

Bell Helicopter announced that its Bell Helicopter Training Academy has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Training Approval for Bell’s newest product, the 429.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.22.10)

"From the time Able Flight was founded, we've been looking for opportunities to help people with disabilities find a career in aviation, a career that will allow them to become self-sufficient.  Our new Career Training Scholarship is an outstanding way to make that possible. With a Repairman Certificate (LSA) with a Maintenance rating, a person can have a very rewarding career working with Light Sport Aircraft."  Source: Charles Stites, Executive Director of Able Flight in announcing their new Career Training scholarship for a person with a physical disability to earn an FAA-issued Repairman Certificate for Light Sport Aircraft.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.22.10): Breakout

Breakout A technique to direct aircraft out of the approach stream.

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.22.10)

Women in Aviation International Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women (and men) who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries. 

Read More

Advertisement




Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

AeroTwitter

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC