Soloed A Helicopter After Only Three And A Half Hours
Commander Stewart Ross Graham, a Founding Member of Twirly
Birds, will be the honored guest during the organizations annual
meeting planned during the HAI Heli-Expo in Orlando, FL. Commander
Graham, USCG, (Ret.) first soloed in a helicopter in 1943 and
signed the original membership roll helping form Twirly Birds in
Perhaps a sign of an improving economy? FBO service provider
Business Jet Center (BJC) reported Monday that 2010 was the best
year on record for fuel sales volume at their Oakland International
The Large Transport Category, VIP aircraft Completions center of
Standard Aero in Dallas, TX, has executed a Letter of Intent (LOI)
and received a Slot Deposit from a Far East customer for
upcoming/near-term VIP completion work on a new ("green") Airbus
Corporate Jet (ACJ).
Timing Is Still Unsure, But One Analyst Thinks The Answer Is
Helicopters have a lot of moving parts -- as do all the
different and intertwining markets driving sales in this industry.
And GA analyst Brian Foley sees a bright spot in this, at least for
the rotorcraft market.
Embraer celebrated the opening of its first U.S.aircraft final
assembly plant Monday at Melbourne International Airport in
Melbourne, Florida. The new 80,000-square-foot hangar and modern
paint shop facility is dedicated to the executive jet business in
the company's largest market.