Hawker Beechcraft Corporation told ANN Tuesday the planemaker
achieved FAA certification for the newest aircraft in the Hawker
family, the new light-midsize Hawker 750, on February 8. Introduced at the 2006 NBAA
Convention, the Hawker 750 utilizes the fuselage and
wings of the midsize Hawker 800-series, providing the largest cabin
in the light-midsize aircraft segment.
Sir Richard Branson plans to fly a Boeing 747 from London to
Amsterdam on a biofuel mix derived from soybeans or algae, sometime
later this month. But a US pilot and entrepreneur has set his
sights on a much bigger achievement.
Interesting Observations From Folks On The "Front Lines" Of Our Aviation Infrastructure
As noted in the first part of this story, staffers and officials from P.A.S.S. caught up with ANN Editor-In-Chief at the 2007 AOPA Expo, and let him know in no uncertain terms that they wanted to get a few things on the record.
Aero-News learned Monday CMC Electronics Inc. was selected by
Airbus Transport International (ATI) to supply its CMA-9000 Flight
Management System (FMS) for the retrofit of its fleet of five
A300-600ST Beluga transport aircraft. The installation will consist
of a dual CMA-9000 FMS, providing the aircraft with enhanced
Hawker Beechcraft recently appointed London-based Allaero Ltd.
as an authorized parts distributor for Rapid Aircraft Parts
Inventory and Distribution (RAPID), HBC’s factory-direct
source for aircraft parts.
Jet Source, headquartered at the McClellan-Palomar Airport in
Carlsbad, CA, recently became the first Pratt & Whitney
Authorized Service Center in San Diego. To earn its 'authorized'
status with the aircraft engine manufacturer, Jet Source’s
maintenance team received special education and training from
Pratt & Whitney.