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July 24, 2016

Tecnam P2012 'Traveller' Achieves First Flight Milestone

Looks To Fill Specific Niche For Small Airlines

There was much celebration in Capua, Italy Thursday as the Tecnam P2012 Traveller achieved its first flight.

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Tata Advanced Systems Limited, Bell Helicopter Announce Collaboration

Will Work Together On Indian Aviation And Defense Modernization Initiative

Tata Advanced Systems Limited and Bell Helicopter company have signed an agreement to work together in support of India’s aviation and defense modernization initiatives with an emphasis on ‘Make in India’.

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Kepler Confirms 100+ Exoplanets

Four Planets Outside Our Solar System Could Be Rocky, Scientists Say

An international team of astronomers has discovered and confirmed a treasure trove of new worlds using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission. Among the findings tallying 197 initial planet candidates, scientists have confirmed 104 planets outside our solar system. Among the confirmed is a planetary system comprising four promising planets that could be rocky.

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Companies Sign MoU To Advance HALE UAS Production

Northrop Grumman, Triumph Group To Ramp Up Aircraft Assembly

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of successfully ramping up high altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft system (UAS) production rates has been signed between Northrop Grumman and Triumph Group.

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NTSB Offers Major Accident, Incident Emergency Communication Training

To Be Held In Ashburn, VA In September

The NTSB is devoting two days at its Training Center to offer guidance to aviation public affairs professionals on effective management of emergency communication following a major aircraft accident or incident.

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Boeing Announces Data Analytics Agreements With Six Airlines

Real-Time Solutions To Generate Operational Efficiency, Cost Savings For More Than 500 Airplanes

Boeing has confirmed agreements with six airlines for advanced analytics solutions. The offerings will help customers increase efficiency and drive down the costs of operating more than 500 airplanes.

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Textron Announced Name Of Valencia Training Facility

Bell Helicopter And TRU Simulation + Training Bringing A Regional Training Solution To Europe

Textron subsidiaries Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training have announced the official name of their training center in Valencia, Spain: “Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) – Valencia, Powered by TRU Simulation + Training.”

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Firan Wins Contract For Military Tanker Aircraft Simulator

Will Supply Over 600 Panels And Associated Assemblies

Firan Technology Group Corporation has been awarded a new contract to supply over 600 cockpit panels and panel assemblies, representing equipment for 6 simulators for a new military tanker aircraft program in the United States. The contract includes the design of over 100 distinct part numbers including both cockpit panels and assemblies. The contract is expected to run through 2017.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.24.16)

“After a smooth take-off, I climbed to a safe height to perform our pre-planned maneuvers to check the basic behaviour of the aircraft, engine and flight controls.” Source: Tecnam test pilot Lorenzo De Stefano, describing the first flight of the P2012 Traveller. FMI:

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.24.16): Stand By

Means the controller or pilot must pause for a few seconds, usually to attend to other duties of a higher priority.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.24.16)

Beech 33/35/36 Bonanza (and Debonair/Mentor/Baron/Travel Air) Page

The Bonanza Home Page is dedicated to furthering the fellowship and airmanship of the Bonanza - best light plane made - and the Bonanza Pilot, the most discriminating around.

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