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

September 28, 2023

Ogden-Hinckley Airport (OGD) Travesty Drags On

Of Court Cases and Mayoral Races

In February 2022, Ogden, Utah city officials proposed a five-year program by which to pay for the demolition of aging aircraft hangars on the Ogden-Hinckley Airport (OGD). The measure was part of a larger plan to, ostensibly, make the airport more attractive to commercial airlines and air-travelers, thereby improving the Ogden’s financial status. The city’s program was challenged, however, by hangar lessees, who brought a federal lawsuit alleging improvements made to the hangars by leaseholders stood to be unconstitutionally appropriated by the city in the absence of compensation or equivalent recourse.

Read More

Federal Shut-Down Threatens Late-Season Airshows

The Consequences of Fiscal Irresponsibility

According to media reports and sources within the U.S. federal government, Congress is not likely to approve a Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) spending bill prior to the Sunday, 01 October beginning of the new fiscal year. The International Council of Air-Shows (ICAS)—the Virginia-based organization dedicated to building and sustainment of a vibrant air show industry—has issued an advisory setting forth the imminent closing of the egregiously-abused federal cash-pipeline will likely impact U.S. air-shows slated to take place in October and November 2023.

Read More

VoltAero Tests Proprietary Electric-Hybrid Powerplant

Flight Powered by Excellium Racing 100 SAF

VoltAero, the French aerospace company founded by former Airbus chief technical officer Didier Esteyne, has completed the first flight of an aircraft powered by the proprietary electric-hybrid powerplant by which the company’s inchoate Cassio 330 Short Take-off and Landing (STOL) aircraft will presently be motivated aloft. Subject flight was undertaken at VoltAero’s development facility at Royan, France, and conducted by VoltAero’s Cassio S testbed airplane. Moreover, the enterprise made use of Excellium Racing 100, a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) synthesized by global multi-energy concern TotalEnergies from biomass waste-products deriving of French vineyards

Read More





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