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April 26, 2015

Mobile, AL Selected For C212 Aircraft Series Worldwide Support Center

Airbus Defense And Space Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Of Company's Presence In Mobile

Airbus Defense and Space has selected Airbus DS Military Aircraft in Mobile, AL as the new worldwide support center for the C212 aircraft series, which includes the 100, 200, 300 and 400 variants.

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Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present SnF2015 Special Event Coverage!

SnF2015 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics

Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability into general aviation cockpits. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it even easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money—on equipment or on installation. The Evolution system enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instrument “six pack” to glass cockpit technology all at once, or in stages. Easy and inexpensive software upgrades add new features and capabilities, while future-proofing the system

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Amazing Amphib! Lakeland 2015 Sponsor Progressive Aerodyne Goes EVERYWHERE

Progressive Aerodyne Does it All -- Land, Sea and Sky!

Explore 'no limits' living in the newly FAA certified Searey Elite Amphibious Light Sport Airplane. This distinctive aircraft, designed and manufactured by Progressive Aerodyne, offers superior handling and great performance. The Searey Elite, equipped with a Rotax 914 turbocharged engine, is equally at home on the ground, in the air, or on the water. This stylish aircraft offers many advanced features; the large sliding windows offer easy access to the cockpit and the option to fly with the canopy open. The Searey Elite also has the very latest in flight, GPS, and AOA and Gear Position warning systems, a large cabin, and so much more. Seasoned pilots have known and trusted Searey Amphibious Aircrafts for more than t

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XPRIZE Launches 2015 Edition Of MOONBOTS Challenge

Competition For Kids To Design, Create, And Program Their Own Lunar Rover

We are excited to announce the launch of the 2015 MOONBOTS Challenge, an international competition sponsored by XPRIZE that invites kids to design, create and program their own lunar rover.

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Jet Aviation Singapore Receives FAA Approval For Gulfstream G650

Authorized For Base And Line Maintenance On The Jets

Jet Aviation Singapore recently received approval from the FAA to provide line and base maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft. The company also added repair station approval for Thailand DCA.

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Airbus Selects Korean Air Aerospace To Manufacture A330 Sharklets

Company Has A History Producing The Wingtip Devices For The A320 Family

Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD), the aerospace manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, has been selected by Airbus to supply new Sharklet wingtip devices including a wingspan extension for the A330neo.

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Seymour Johnson AFB Sets Air Show

Thunderbirds Headline The Weekend

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, NC will hold an open house and air show May 16 and 17. Colonel Mark Slocum, 4th Fighter Wing Commander, extended a public invitation to the Wings Over Wayne Air Show. "This air show and open house will be one of the largest and most thrilling events North Carolina will experience in 2015," he said. Admission to the air show and ground displays is free.

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NASA Spacecraft Achieves Unprecedented Success Studying Mercury

MESSENGER Spacecraft Will Impact Planet's Surface At The End Of The Month

After extraordinary science findings and technological innovations, a NASA spacecraft launched in 2004 to study Mercury will impact the planet’s surface, most likely on April 30, after it runs out of propellant.

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CAE Selected By Southwest Airlines For Simulator Updates

CAE Will Provide Southwest Airlines With Its Tropos 6000XR Visual Systems

CAE announced at the World Aviation Training Conference and Trade Show (WATS) that it has been awarded a contract by Southwest Airlines for the purchase of ten CAE Tropos 6000XR visual systems.

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Ryanair's O'Leary Says Biofuel Use Is A 'PR Stunt'

Dismisses Airline's Use Of Alternative Fuels At ITM Conference In Scotland

The CEO of budget carrier Ryanair said Thursday at the ITM conference in Scotland that the use of biofuels by airlines is a "PR stunt."

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.26.15)

"Seymour Johnson has attracted an incredible array of aircraft and skilled pilots." Source: Lt. Colonel James Ladd, Air Show Director and F-15E Strike Eagle pilot.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.26.15): Minimum Drag

The point on the total drag curve where the lift-to-drag ratio is the greatest. At this speed, total drag is minimized.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.26.15)

Aerospace Web is a non-profit site operated by engineers and scientists in the aerospace field. The goal of this site is to provide educational information on a variety of subjects ranging from aviation to space travel to aerospace technology.

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