Aero-News Network: The aviation and aerospace world's daily/real-time news and information service
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Hide/Show Archive Navigation.

All News

July 16, 2021

Aero-TV At SnF21: Fly It Like You STOL It... STOL Demos at Lakeland

Pilot Steve Henry Enjoys NOT Using A Lot of Runway

ANN met up with STOL Competition Pilot, Steve Henry, at a STOL demonstration at Sun ‘n 2021. Highly stimulating, the flying that took place in what has become known as ‘Paradise City’ on the outskirts of the Sun ‘n Fun complex, drew hundreds whenever they flew. Henry has a devoted following around the aero-verse... and flies a uniquely reconfigured Just Aircraft Highlander STOL aircraft powered by a much modified Yamaha Apex powerplant that was built up for this role by Edge Performance out of Norway.

Read More

Airborne 07.12.21: Virgin Galactic Hype, Dumb FAA Regs, Remote Oshkosh

Also: SmartSky Networks, UNC's New TBM, B-21 Raider, SAFE Comments On DPE Report

Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity successfully reached space, Sunday, completing the Company's fourth rocket-powered spaceflight. With a number of in-flight streaming problems, some overt celebrity posturing, and an over-reliance on gushing hero worship of VG Boss Branson; a fully crewed 'test' flight came off well before previously postulated schedules thought it might occur. Thankfully; despite the rush seemingly created when Blue Origin announced their flight schedule, all seemed to go well. The FAA has just released a policy addressing the issue of training for compensation

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.16.21)

Aero Linx: Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong Welcome to the homepage of the Civil Aviation Department (CAD). Established in 1946, the CAD moves with the times and unswervingly strives to maintain a safe, efficient and sustainable air transportation system over some 70 years. From here you can learn about our work in different respective areas. Hong Kong is an international aviation hub.  Apart from the regulatory role in aviation safety, the CAD also provides air navigation services for the flights at the Hong Kong International Airport and in the Hong Kong Flight Information Region.  We

Read More

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.16.21): Permanent Echo

Permanent Echo Radar signals reflected from fixed objects on the earth’s surface; e.g., buildings, towers, terrain. Permanent echoes are distinguished from “ground clutter” by being definable locations rather than large areas. Under certain conditions they may be used to check radar alignment.

Read More

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.16.21)

“We thank the auction winner for their generous support of Club for the Future and are honored to welcome Oliver to fly with us on New Shepard. This marks the beginning of commercial operations for New Shepard, and Oliver represents a new generation of people who will help us build a road to space.” Source: Bob Smith, CEO of Blue Origin. Club for the Future announced this week the auction gift has enabled Club to donate $1 million to 19 non-profit organizations ($19 million in total), all of which are working to support the future of living and working in space.

Read More





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC