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April 11, 2015

Airborne 04.07.15: Arsenal of Democracy, Waco Celebration, AEA2015 LIVE!

Also: Rare '2001' Prop, Aero-Calendar 04.07.15, Hartzell on C4, Duncan Aviation, Airbus Helis, SWA Penalized

On May 8, the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the skies over the National Mall will be filled with one of the most spectacular and diverse arrays of World War Two aircraft to be flown at any one time. There will be a commemorative wreath-laying ceremony on May 8th at the National World War Two Memorial, followed by the Arsenal of Democracy Flyover featuring dozens of World War Two vintage military aircraft in historically sequenced formations representing the war’s major battles. This ye

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FAA Summary Grants Speedy UAS Exemptions

Allows Agency To Authorize Companies To Operate Multiple UAVs Under Single Exemption

The “summary grant” process the FAA used last week to issue 30 Section 333 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is another example of how the agency is using a flexible regulatory approach to accommodate this rapidly evolving technology.

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FAA Grants TSO Authorization To L-3 For Lynx NGT-9000 MultiLink Surveillance Sys

Touchscreen Dual-Mode 1090 And 978 MHz Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) Transponder Displays ADS-B Traffic And Weather

The FAA has granted TSO authorization to L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) for its Lynx NGT-9000 MultiLink Surveillance System (MSS) models. The Lynx NGT-9000 is the world’s first touchscreen, dual-mode 1090 and 978 MHz Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder that is capable of displaying ADS-B traffic and weather.

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Comlux America Completes First FANS Project On Challenger 601

STC Received In March

Comlux America has installed and certification of the first FANS program on a Challenger 601 aircraft. For Comlux, this comes on the heels of receiving the STC in March 2015, for installing FANS capable equipment in the entire 600 series aircraft.

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FAA Proposes $430,000 Civil Penalty Against Beechcraft

Allegedly Failed To Maintain Required Quality Control System

The FAA has proposed a $430,000 civil penalty against Beechcraft Corp. of Wichita, KS for allegedly failing to maintain the required aircraft production quality control system.

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Presidents Varela, Obama Witness Signing Of Historic Airplane Order

Panama's Copa Airlines, Boeing Celebrate $6.6 Billion 737 MAX Agreement

Panama President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez and U.S. President Barack Obama witnessed a historic agreement in which Copa Airlines and Boeing announced an order for 61 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 airplanes. The order, valued at $6.6 billion at list prices, is the largest commercial transaction ever between a Panamanian and a U.S.-based company.

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Seattleā€™s Museum Of Flight Adds An Aviation Pavilion

The Museum’s New Pavilion Will Provide Cover For Many Of Their Large Aircraft

Construction has begun on The Museum of Flight’s Aviation Pavilion, which is a structure that will cover more than 20 commercial and military airplanes once completed.

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Orbital ATK Signs $90 Million Attitude Control Motor Contract

Orion Launch Abort System Design Features Advanced High Thrust Steering Control System

Orbital ATK has signed a $90 million contract with Lockheed Martin to provide the Attitude Control Motor (ACM) for Orion’s Launch Abort System (LAS). The LAS enables the astronaut crew to safely escape in the event of an emergency during launch, as the capsule is jettisoned away from the launch vehicle.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.11.15)

“The ability to access and interact with such a wide variety and large number of historic aircraft in one place provides an opportunity for hands-on exploration that enriches learning and will inspire kids.” Source: Museum of Flight Education Director Seth Margolis.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.11.15): Conventional Gear

Having two main landing wheels at the front and a tailwheel or tailskid at the rear as opposed to having a tricycle gear.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.11.15)

Washington State Airport Cameras

Clickable map of webcams at airports around the State of Washington. Image updates for all cameras are set at 15 minutes.

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AD: Rolls-Royce plc Turbofan Engines

AD NUMBER: 2015-07-01

PRODUCT: Certain Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211-524 turbofan engines with certain part number (P/N) low-pressure turbine (LPT) stage 3 turbine blades installed.

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