Aviation International News » August 2006

September 14, 2006 - 9:37am

AIN avionics editor Stephen Pope won the Rockwell Collins award for Best Avionics Submission in the 2006 Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards for his article on the future of head-up display technology.

September 14, 2006 - 7:35am

William Voss has been named CEO of the Flight Safety Foundation, an appointment that will take effect after current president Stuart Matthews retires on October 1.

Jim Jamieson has been named Boeing senior vice president of engineering, operations and technology.

Adam Aircraft named Chris Naro its new CFO. Naro will focus on raising capital and financial planning.

September 14, 2006 - 7:27am

• Congress recessed for the 4th of July, as it generally does when there is a national holiday, but, before adjourning, lawmakers passed a $94.5 billion emergency spending bill that included funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, hurricane recovery on the Gulf coast, a border security plan and avian flu preparedness.

September 14, 2006 - 7:19am

A million square feet will hold more than 1,100 exhibitors, and more than 110 airplanes will be on display at Orlando Executive Airport. A number of seminars will be of interest to schedulers and dispatchers. A schedulers and dispatchers networking and information resources mini-fair is set for Tuesday, October 17.

September 14, 2006 - 7:16am

Wendi Gavigan of Citigroup Corporate Aviation in White Plains, N.Y. is the only licensed dispatcher to complete the required course and pass the exam. Elizabeth Ann Larson of Chevron in Houston is a certified aviation manager and received her CAM approval by virtue of having been involved in creation of the program and being one of the authors of the exam.

September 14, 2006 - 7:13am

The events bring business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and others in the industry together for day-long networking and learning experiences
at FBO and airport locations. The 2007 forum dates are: January 25, Scottsdale, Ariz.; February 9, Nagoya, Japan; March 15, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; April 26, White Plains, N.Y.; and June 8, St. Louis, Mo.

September 14, 2006 - 7:07am

An article by attorneys John Copley and John Hoover contains a wealth of information regarding FAA and IRS rules applicable to such flights and applicable potential tax deductions. Copley is a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Garofalo, Goerlich, Hainbach. Hoover is an attorney at Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, also of Washington, D.C.

September 14, 2006 - 7:03am

Air Chef identifies, evaluates and provides training and standardized menus to approved affiliate kitchens throughout the U.S. Grasing’s Coastal Cuisine in the town of Carmel is the latest addition. To order direct from Grasing’s, contact operations manager Jack Pappadeas at (571) 220-2543.

September 14, 2006 - 6:59am

The Corporate Flight Attendant Catering Guide is a collaborative effort of Paula

September 14, 2006 - 6:48am

The AFPs will primarily affect traffic flying into the Northeast from domestic origins west of the New York and Boston Air Route Traffic Control Centers. To determine if an AFP is in effect, check the FAA’s National Airspace System status page at www.fly.faa.gov/ois.