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By: Aviation Today  09-12-2011
Keywords: Aircraft, Air Freight, Air Transport

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October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
A new FAA website has been created to make it easier to report and gather information about lasers pointed at commercial aircraft. The website, collects laser information into one central location, including links for reporting incidents..


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 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
The chances of handheld pointers causing an air accident is increasing not only in the United States but in British airspace as well. Incidents in the U.K. have increased from 30 in 2007 to some 1,600 in the first nine months of 2011. According to..


October 31, 2011  Air Safety Week
A Boeing 757 carrying 245 passengers en route to Hurghada, Egypt, from Hamburg, German carrier Condor made an..


October 31, 2011  Aviation Today
September traffic results show diverging trends for cargo and passenger traffic, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Monday. Passenger traffic was 5.6 percent higher than 2011 while air freight posted a 2.7 percent contraction for..


October 28, 2011  Avionics
Saudi Arabian Airlines selected Thales to provide its TopFlight SATCOM system on its new aircraft. Thales TopFlight SATCOM system consists of an ARINC 781 compliant Satellite Data Unit (SDU) and its configuration module (SCM), bringing a breakthrough in..


October 28, 2011  Air Safety Week
A 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..


October 28, 2011  Aviation Today


October 28, 2011  Aviation Today
Air France flight attendants are planning a five-day strike beginning Saturday, which could ground one in five flights on a busy holiday weekend in France. The strike..


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..




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09-12-2011

Wind Turbines Could Become a Friend Over Foe

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09-12-2011

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.


09-12-2011

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 :: Business & General Aviation

October 31, 2011 Air Safety WeekDATE 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. 2011 AvionicsGarmin received EASA validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of its Electronic Stability and Protection and Iridium datalink in G1000-equipped King Air 200 and B200 models.


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.