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By: Aviation Today  09-12-2011
Keywords: Renewable Energy, Aircraft, Memory Cards


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October 31, 2011  Avionics
Garmin received EASA validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of its Electronic Stability and Protection (ESP) and Iridium datalink in G1000-equipped King Air 200 and B200 models. These technologies offer pilots..


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
The interest in renewable energy is growing, powered by the environmental and operational efficiencies to be gained. For aviation concerns, however, the switch to renewable energy, particularly wind energy, comes with its own set of potential safety problems..


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
Plane Crashes in North Carolina, Killing One A single-engine experimental amateur-built (E-AB) aircraft crashed Sunday morning in North Carolina, killing a Jacksonville, Fla. man and seriously injuring another, according to news reports. The plane departed..


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
DATE AIRCRAFT NAME NARRATIVE DEATH/INJURY REMARKS October 16, 2011 Guthrie, OK Piper PA-28-140 N6085W Around 1538 CDT, a/c collided w/power lines and impacted a storage shed in a residential area. The pilot was fatally injured. The a/c was substantially..


October 28, 2011  Air Safety Week


October 28, 2011  Aviation Today
Nearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan. A few organizations include: Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), Helicopter..


October 25, 2011  Air Safety Week
FAA proposed $1 million fine against Memphis, Tenn.-based Pinnacle Airlines for allegedly operating two aircraft on some 63 flights when the planes were not in compliance with federal regulations. Pinnacle allegedly operated a Canadair Regional Jet on 23..


October 24, 2011  Avionics
Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, of Wilmington, Ohio, outfitted a DC-9 cockpit with systems from Universal Avionics Systems, of Tucson, Ariz..


October 24, 2011  Air Safety Week
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was unable to obtain any onboard video from the damaged aircraft components and memory cards found at the site of the Sept. 16 vintage P-51D Mustang crash at..


October 24, 2011  Air Safety Week
DATE AIRCRAFT NAME NARRATIVE DEATH/INJURY REMARKS October 4, 2011 West Jordan, UT Vaughn Robert A Pulsar N91BV Around 1315 MDT, a/c impacted the terrain about one-quarter mile south of the departure end of Runway 16 at South Valley Airport. Both the pilot and..


October 24, 2011  Air Safety Week
A single-engine experimental amateur-built (E-AB) aircraft crashed Sunday morning in North Carolina, killing a Jacksonville, Fla. man and seriously..


October 24, 2011  Aviation Today
Vero Beach, Fla.-based Piper Aircraft has canceled development of its single-engine Altaire light business jet, the company said Monday.  The company said the program was on schedule, on budget, and hitting aircraft performance targets, but planned..


October 21, 2011  Air Safety Week
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was unable to obtain any onboard video from the damaged aircraft components and memory cards found at the site of the Sept. 16 vintage P-51D Mustang crash at..


October 20, 2011  Avionics
Photo courtesy Eclipse Aerospace Eclipse Aerospace is reviving its very light jet product, and taking orders for its new twin-engine aircraft, the Eclipse 550. The company, at last week’s National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) annual..




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Aviation Today :: Categories :: Rotorcraft

October 27, 2011 Rotor & WingIn front of hundreds of employees at its plant in Grand Prairie, Texas on Thursday, Turbomeca Chairman & CEO Olivier Andries and Turbomeca USA President & CEO Russ Spray presented the 10,000th Arriel engine to the U.S. Army. 2011 Aviation TodayNearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan.


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Aviation Today :: Commercial

2011 Air Safety WeekA FAA safety inspector admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday to passing hundreds of pilots in unauthorized tests from May 2004 through February 2011 at a Burlington County.. 2011 Aviation TodayNearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan.


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Aviation Today :: Categories :: Maintenance

October 27, 2011 AvionicsThe adoption of radio frequency identification systems for flyable components on aircraft is growing, as airframe manufacturers, avionics companies, maintenance professional and operators look to improve management of their assets.


09-12-2011

Aviation Today :: Air Traffic Control

October 20, 2011 Air Safety WeekEASA published proposed rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions on Thursday, placing new and more accessible instrument ratings for private pilots, according to the agency.


09-12-2011

Aviation Today :: Military

2011 Aviation TodayNearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan. 2011 Rotor & WingThe Australian Army’s 100th pilot has completed the helicopter qualification course from Army Aviation Training and Training Support.