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April 28, 2019

Airborne 04.26.19: Tamarack Emergency AD, Tree Landing, D-Day Squadron

Also: Skydiver's Lost & Found, Sikorsky S-70 Training, F-16 Production Line, Commercial Drone Delivery

EASA has issued an emergency AD for Cessna Citation jets with Tamarack ATLAS active winglets installed. According to the AD (2019-0086-E), the active load alleviation system (ATLAS), when operational, deflects the Tamarack active control surfaces (TACS) on the outboard wings. Recently, occurrences have been reported in which ATLAS appears to have malfunctioned, causing upset events where, in some cases, the pilots had difficulty to recover the airplane to safe flight. Investigation continues to det

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WestJet Unveils Its 787 Dreamliner Maintenance Hangar

Investment Reaffirms Commitment To Alberta And Employees

WestJet recently celebrated the opening of its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Member of Parliament, Kent Hehr, City of Calgary Councillor, Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Airport Authority president and CEO, Bob Sartor, 1500 WestJet employees and members of WestJet's executive team were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. WestJet also welcomed members of the Tsuut'ina Nation who led a blessing of the hangar at the end of the ceremony.

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Airbus And Orbital Insight Launch Earth Monitor

Designed To Provide Geopolitical And Economic Insights

Airbus Defense and Space and Orbital Insight have expanded upon their partnership agreement to create Earth Monitor, a powerful change analysis and insights service which provides situation awareness over archived or newly tasked areas of interest.

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Alpha Aviation Academy UAE Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Leading MPL, Diversity-Focussed Platform Trained Over 600 Cadets Since 2009

Alpha Aviation Academy UAE (AAA), a Middle Eastern pilot training provider and one of the largest and most recognized providers of the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) in the world, has formally celebrated its 10th anniversary with a ceremony at its base in Sharjah, UAE.

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JetSuiteX To Launch Air Service At Seattle's Boeing Field This Summer

Flights Between Oakland (KOAK) And Seattle (KBFI) Will Begin On July 1

JetSuiteX will launch service to Seattle's King County International Airport-Boeing Field (KBFI) from California's Bay Area (via KOAK) beginning on July 1, 2019. At launch, JetSuiteX will offer up to three round-trip flights a day between Oakland and Seattle daily.

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The Universe's First Type of Molecule Is Found At Last

NASA's SOFIA Aircraft Made The Discovery

The first type of molecule that ever formed in the universe has been detected in space for the first time, after decades of searching. Scientists discovered its signature in our own galaxy using the world’s largest airborne observatory, NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, as the aircraft flew high above the Earth’s surface and pointed its sensitive instruments out into the cosmos.

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Forbes Names FlightSafety International One Of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers

Second Consecutive Year For The Recognition

FlightSafety International has been named one of the best mid-size employers by Forbes. This is the second consecutive year that the company has received this important recognition.

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ePlane Names Gideon Shmuel As Its New CEO

Will Drive The Company As It Transforms The Way The Aviation Industry Connects And Trades

ePlane, an AI-driven online marketplace for the $80 billion annual aircraft parts market, has announced the appointment of Gideon Shmuel as the company's new CEO. Gideon is a seasoned entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building tech companies through his expertise in investor relations, sales, and marketing. Gideon succeeds Avi Gelman, who is one of the founders of the company. Avi will remain on ePlane's board of directors and continue to help guide the company.

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Four Seasons Hotels And Resorts Introduces New Custom Private Jet

Will Begin Operating A New A321LR Early In 2021

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has unveiled plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021. A new A321LR aircraft, part of the new Airbus NEO family, is being fully customised by Four Seasons and tailored to the continually evolving vision of its industry-first Private Jet experience.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.28.19): Common Traffic Advisory Frequency

Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF) A frequency designed for the purpose of carrying out airport advisory practices while operating to or from an airport without an operating control tower. The CTAF may be a UNICOM, Multicom, FSS, or tower frequency and is identified in appropriate aeronautical publications.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.28.19)

Aero Linx: First Flight Society First Flight Society is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Chartered in 1927, First Flight Society (formerly Kill Devil Hills Memorial Association) initially set about the task of acquiring the site where Orville and Wilbur Wright made their four historic flights in 1903. Since that time, First Flight Society continues to preserve the legacy of the Wright Brothers, educating the public about the historic First Flight of the Wright Brothers, promoting aviation and aviation education, and supporting the National Park Service at Wright Brothers National Memorial.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.28.19)

"Today marks another significant step in WestJet's journey as a global network carrier. This state-of-the-art facility provides the perfect environment for our highly skilled aviation maintenance engineering teams to continue to ensure the safety and comfort of our 25 million annual guests." Source: Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO, discussing WestJet's recent opening of its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Member of Parliament, Kent Hehr, City of Calgary Councillor, Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Airport Authority president and CEO, Bob Sartor, 1500 WestJet employees and members of WestJet's executive team were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.29.19)

“(Alan and Chris Rudd) are known for growing businesses and, specifically, being market disrupters … the lighting business they fundamentally changed, both through how they went to market and adopting LEDs before anybody else. And Al is a passionate aviator. He saw this (DeltaHawk engine) as a market disrupter to aviation.” Source: Dennis Webb, DeltaHawk director of marketing and certification, noting that after years of designing, refining and testing a new type of aviation engine, the owners and executives at DeltaHawk Engines believe they’ll start producing and selling engines later this year.

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