Chairman Rose Says Move Is "Important To The Future" Of The
The NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Governing Board met
June last week to begin the process of obtaining accreditation for
the CAM program, which identifies qualified professionals to lead
flight departments and companies that use business aircraft.
Washington-To-Paris Leg Is First Transatlantic Flight Of A
Biofuel-Powered Commercial Airplane
Boeing plans to fly the new 747-8 Freighter to its international
air show debut in a doubly historic fashion, flying the airplane
across the Atlantic Ocean to the Paris Air Show using a renewable
aviation jet fuel.
Told That Older Cases Would Be Assigned A Lower Priority
In a meeting with the FAA's Office of Audit and Evaluation, the
FAA Whistleblowers Alliance (FWA) was told recently that the agency
was placing a higher priority on cases involving current employees,
and those who had left the agency would be pushed to the back
In the skydiving community, flying head down is quite a common
position for various formations, but it was recently something
quite different for members of the Golden Knights U. S. Army
Parachute Team ... and it caused quite a splash!
Dassault Falcon recently received certification for the Falcon
900LX from the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China
(CAAC). The Falcon 900LX joins the rest of the Falcon 900 family
already certified in China. The Falcon 7X and the Falcon 2000
family are certified by the CAAC as well.
The FAA is investigating allegations that Valley International
Airport (KHRL) in Harlingen, TX, has shown favoritism for one FBO
over another, and millions of dollars of federal grant money could
be lost as a result.
A group of pilots at Billy Bishop Regional Airport in Owen
Sound, Ontario, Canada, have proposed a plan to city officials that
would allow them to assume operation of the city's hangars at the
UNM Football Player Was Traveling Back To School Following The
Funeral Of A Friend
The sartorial choices of a University of New Mexico Football
Player getting on a US Airways flight in San Francisco not only got
the 20-year-old African American kicked off the plane ... they
landed him in jail.
ATC2012: The Beginning Of The Next Generation Of Aviation
Over the better part of two years, as part of the amazing
experience it is to lead the Aero-News Network, I have been deeply
involved in hundreds (literally) of conversations with people all
over the aviation community about the state of our industry and the
future of the Aero–World. I have the great good fortune of
having gotten to know many of the movers and shakers in the
aviation industry, and among them I have found some of the most
innovative, aggressive, and original thinkers this industry has
seen since Wilbur and Orville left Kill Devil Hill.
Says The Airplane Might Have Been Saved But For The Muddy
In an account on the Liberty Foundations website, chief pilot
Ray Fowler says the organizations B-17 would have likely only
suffered minimal damage from Monday's engine fire if local fire
crews had been able to get across the muddy field and extinguish
Director Lon Smith Describes Wichita’s
Living Aviation History Museum
The Kansas Aviation Museum is more than just a showcase for
Wichita’s rich aviation history; it is history. Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places, the museum is housed in
Wichita’s original municipal airport terminal. Dedicated on
March 31st, 1935, the Wichita Municipal Airport served as a major
mid-continent stopover for commercial operations as the last stop
before crossing the Rockies to Denver or Los Angeles.
Expects A Market For 33,500 New Airplanes Through 2030
In its 2011 Current Market Outlook (CMO) released Thursday in
Paris, Boeing says it can see a $4 trillion market for new aircraft
over the next 20 years with a significant increase in forecast
A second test of the X-51A Waverider flew June 13, 2011, in the
Point Mugu Naval Air Test Range over the Pacific Ocean, bringing
significant hypersonic research data in a less than successful
Says The Delta Connection Operated Out-Of-Compliance CRJ
The FAA is proposing a $425,000 civil penalty against Atlantic
Southeast Airlines (ASA), of Atlanta, for allegedly operating two
Bombardier CRJ regional jet airliners when they were not in
compliance with FAA regulations.
"You’re on fire! Get it on the ground now!” Within
minutes of those words being spoken, news that Liberty Belle was
down arrived in every aviation inbox in the world. Facebook was
alive with chatter, Linked In passed condolences, and Twitter was a
race to see who was most informed.
Any part, assembly, or installation containing a critical
characteristic whose failure, malfunction, or absence could cause a
catastrophic failure resulting in loss or serious damage to the
aircraft, or an uncommanded engine shutdown resulting in an unsafe
Aviation pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss is known as the father of
naval aviation. Among many other important aviation
accomplishments, Curtiss was responsible for the first aircraft to
take off from and land on the decks of ships at sea.