AINalerts » August 19, 2010

August 19, 2010 - 1:11pm

Sean Tucker’s Tutima Academy of Aviation Safety, which provides aerobatic and upset recovery training in King City, Calif., has partnered with light jet brokerage jetAviva to offer a light jet upset recovery course.

August 19, 2010 - 1:07pm

Following the FAA’s groundbreaking System Engineering 2020 support program to advance NextGen, Kate Lang, the agency’s associate administrator for airports, is introducing the Center of Excellence for Airport Safety Technology (Coast) to further enhance airport safety research.

August 19, 2010 - 1:05pm

A former business director of Innospec, the world’s only manufacturer of tetraethyl lead (TEL) used to boost octane in avgas, and a third-party agent for the company were charged with bribery by the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 5. The SEC alleges that “David P.

August 19, 2010 - 1:03pm

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers began contract negotiations with Hawker Beechcraft (HBC) today. The current contract expires in about a year, according to IAM Local Lodge 733. If a majority of members vote for the proposal, it will replace the current contract, but “there will not be a strike vote taken, and we cannot strike on this proposal,” said a statement from Lodge 733.

August 19, 2010 - 1:02pm

More than 800 people participated in the NBAA regional forum held at DB Aviation at Waukegan Airport north of Chicago yesterday. On hand were 23 business jets, including a new Embraer Lineage 1000, and 64 exhibitors offering flight department software to aircraft management services and maintenance. Presentations covered managing insurance and adding airborne communications and connectivity to the aircraft cabin.

August 19, 2010 - 10:45am

The criminal trial of the American pilots of the Legacy jet that collided with a Boeing 737 over the Amazon in 2006 moved forward this month when the judge decided he has no need to hear seven defense witnesses.

 

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