Union Represents Over 16,000 Flight Attendants At American Airlines
The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents 16,000 flight attendants at American Airlines, cheered the announcement Tuesday that the Justice Department has accepted a settlement in its antitrust suit against American Airlines and US Airways.
Self-Paced Lessons Lets Pilots 'Streamline' Initial Training
Garmin has rolled out interactive, web-based pilot training for the G5000 integrated flight deck. Self-paced lessons help pilots streamline their initial flight training with the G5000 and offer a convenient, online course for future training purposes.
Members Of The Lafayette Escadrille Remembered On November 11
Representatives of the U.S. Air Force and the local French community came together to honor the members of Lafayette Escadrille during a Veterans Day ceremony in Marnes-la-Coquette, France, Nov. 11. Lafayette Escadrille was a French Aviation Service squadron during World War I, comprised largely of volunteer American fighter pilots who were motivated to fight before the U.S. was officially at war.
Cessna is saluting the service men and women in the United States Armed Forces by donating a restored 1953 L-19/O-1 “Bird Dog” aircraft to the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) for sale this January at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson car auction in Scottsdale, AZ. The auction item includes both the L-19 from Cessna and a Dodge M37 three-quarter ton pickup truck restored and donated by Okoboji Classic Cars of West Okoboji, Iowa.
BAE says it will be showcasing its advanced swing-role fighter, Eurofighter Typhoon, alongside other products at this year’s Dubai Airshow. “We’re very pleased to be participating in this year’s Dubai Airshow at its new home, Dubai World Central.
The Unique Cseries Pavilion Returns To Dubai Following The Aircraft’s Historic First Flight
Bombardier Aerospace will bring a broad lineup of its products to the biennial Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates, which will be held at a new venue, the Dubai World Central Airport, from November 17 to 21.
Planemaker's Most Modern Aircraft, Services And Products Take Center Stage
Airbus will be showcasing its most modern range of aircraft families, products and innovative services on show at the newly located Dubai Airshow (November 17-21) at the Dubai World Central. As well as air displays by an A380, a full size A350 XWB cockpit mock-up, and exhibits will include product demonstrations through iPad applications, and videos of Airbus aircraft and technology that are helping to make aviation more efficient and sustainable, according to the planemaker.
The passing of a 99-year-old British WWII veteran who had served in the RAF Bomber Command during the war might have gone largely unnoticed but for the efforts of a much-younger vet who had been injured while serving in Afghanistan.
Spacecraft Boosted To A Higher Orbit Before Heading To Mars
The second try was a charm for India's Mars probe which was launched November 5th. The spacecraft was boosted to a higher orbit where it will gain enough velocity to escape Earth's gravity and head to our neighboring planet.
Final Section Of The Flight Deck Of HMS Queen Elizabeth Fitted Onto The New Aircraft Carrier
Pictures released by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance show the ramp section, which will allow jet aircraft to take off from the ship, being lowered into place at the shipyard in Rosyth, Scotland, where the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers are being constructed. The 300-metric ton section of ramp, which is 210 feet long and 43 feet wide, is the final exterior piece of the aircraft carrier to be fitted.
Dracula Lives on Through Kyle Franklin... and We're NOT Scared!
ANN CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Jim Campbell speaks with Aerobatic and airshow master, Kyle Franklin, at EAA AirVenture 2013. Kyle puts on a show that is fun to watch, exciting, and most important, it’s entertaining. Every airshow pilot has a carefully crafted flight routine, but Kyle is also known for being a showman.
Dracula Lives On Through Kyle Franklin... and We're NOT Scared!
ANN CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Jim Campbell speaks with Aerobatic and airshow master, Kyle Franklin, at EAA AirVenture 2013. Kyle puts on a show that is fun to watch, exciting, and most important, it’s entertaining. Every airshow pilot has a carefully crafted flight routine, but Kyle is also known for being a showman. He works the crowd, will talk to anyone, and plays to the kids. He is also “hep” to modern trends. His custom built biplane, named Dracula, took Kyle 9 years to build. It’s a one-of-a-kind plane designed to give the thrill of the old barnstorming d
Company Continuing To Take Steps To Align Cost Structure With Market Demand
Global Aviation Holdings, a commercial provider of charter air services to the US Military and a provider of commercial global passenger and cargo air transportation services, announced Monday that the Company and its subsidiaries, including its two operating airlines World Airways and North American Airlines, have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Six-Runway Facility In The Thames Estuary Could Be Built In Seven Years
The Thames Estuary Research and Development Company (Testrad) has released design concepts for the London Britannia Airport, which has become better known as "Boris Island" after London Mayor Boris Johnson.
Looks Forward To The Integration Of The Aircraft Into The National Airspace
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) president Bob Brown has released a statement congratulating the FAA on its release of a "Roadmap" for the integration of UAVs into the National Airspace System (NAS).
Plans To Idle 500 Workers In Second Workforce Reduction This Year
UK budget carrier Flybe has announced that it will cut 500 workers from its payroll and reduce the number of routes it flies in an effort to shore up its bottom line. The move is the second mass layoff by the carrier this year. Some 300 workers were let go in January.
“The Doolittle Raiders are the epitome of this innovation spirit of Airmanship. We owe these 80 men as well as their army and navy teammates a debt of gratitude." Source: Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning.
This past week, we've reported on the efforts of the Readington Township Committee to take over privately-owned Solberg Airport using Eminent Domain. Here's the story of the airport's fight to preserve this airport as a family-run operation.