Lease Corporation Int'l Signs Contract For 20 Planes, 20
Bombardier Aerospace announced Monday that Lease Corporation
International Aviation (New Buildings) Limited has signed a firm
purchase agreement for three CS100 and 17 CS300 jetliners, marking
the second customer for the upcoming narrowbody airliner intended
to compete head-on with smaller variants of the Boeing 737 and
Airbus A320 lines.
A Three Question Survey Of This Year's Amazing Women In Aviation Conference
At a number of the more intriguing special events that ANN and Aero-TV partake in, we engage in an interesting exercise in which we pose at least three questions to a dozen or so of those attending to gauge the mood on a range of issues pertaining to the subject at hand. This year's Women In Aviation Event was ripe for another such pursuit. Of the three topics raised this year, one was the obvious issue of whether or not there was still a perceptible level of discrimination against women in the aviation industry, the second (today's episode) was whether or not the current economic issues might make it easier or more difficult for women to enter this industry -- and finally, what advice our respondents mi
ABC News Report Questions Safety Of Grumman HU-16E
ABC News is raising questions about the Grumman HU-16E seaplane
used to market Red Bull energy drink at major sporting events and
air shows. ABC notes the Albatross was decommissioned and disposed
of by the Coast Guard in 1976 because of concerns with the
structural integrity of the aircraft's wings.
Popular Caravan Interior Package Includes Leather, Custom
Yingling Aviation marked a significant milestone Monday with the
delivery of the 100th Cessna Model 208 Caravan fitted with an Oasis
interior. The single-engine turboprop was delivered to Wichita
businessman Arthur Alvis, president of Commtech Communications
Technologies, a manufacturer of specialty computer products.
Allows Interfacing With Iridium And InMarSat Networks
International Communications Group (ICG) announced Tuesday it
has enhanced its new NxtMail with modifications that will add ease
and flexibility to its installation in virtually any aircraft and
offer customers the ability to interface with both the Iridium
satellite network and InMarSat Swift Broadband.