Has Passed Written Exam For Private Pilot's License
While only a month away from having her fist baby,
supermodel Gisele Bündchen, wife of New England Patriots
quarterback Tom Brady, has passed her private pilot written exam
and continues flying helicopters several times a week.
Teledyne Continental Motors (TCM) announced today a limited time
special offer on engines purchased during the week of the 2009 AOPA
Aviation Summit in Tampa, Florida. Anyone in the market for a
factory-new or factory-rebuilt TCM engine can take advantage of the
special offer regardless of his or her attendance
At an industry gathering covering the future of high-end aviation educational reform and associated issues (at the Delta Connection Academy in Sanford, FL), ANN had the opportunity to spend some time with Congressman John Mica... an elected official with extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with aero-matters.
Attitude-Based Digital Autopilot For Aircraft With Release
Avidyne will be bringing some new toys to the AOPA Aviation
Summit in Tampa this week. Today, they took the wraps off the
DFC90, Avidyne's new attitude-based Digital Flight Control System
and Entegra Release 8.0 as an upgrade specifically for Cirrus SR20
and SR22 aircraft with Avidyne's Entegra Flight Deck Systems.
Paper Continues To Question Value Of Grants For GA
USA Today on Monday printed another "analysis" article
representing FAA grants to airports that primarily serve GA as
"earmarks for small airports." NBAA president Ed Bolen
responded with a Letter to the Editor.
The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers
Association (GAMA) has elected Robert Wilson, president of
Honeywell Business and General Aviation, as GAMA's chairman for
2010. Wilson previously served as GAMA's vice chairman and chairman
of GAMA's Technical Policy Committee.