Dr. Sam B. Williams, founder and Chairman of turbine engine
maker Williams International, passed away June 22nd, 2009 at
the age of 88. Dr. Williams is best known for his patented
invention of the small fanjet engine that enabled the creation of
small efficient business jets.
Embraer's Phenom 100 Gets To Brag About EASA Certification And A
Healthy Order Book...
While drooling over the recently EASA Certified Phenom 100,
ANN's irrepressible Paul Plack managed to get an interview and
update on the latest and greatest on one of the few airframes to
survive the rough and rowdy VLJ wars. The news of the hour at the
time of the interview was the recent EASA Certification that
followed the FAA Certification some months before.