May 2009 Aviation International News

Apr 30, 2009 - 12:11 PM
Flight management systems have never been considered simple pieces of equipment, but the technology is quickly evolving beyond basic navigation and perform
Apr 30, 2009 - 12:01 PM
Reductions in supersonic boom intensity could allow for overland operation of future supersonic civil aircraft, according to a panel of supersonic technolo
Apr 30, 2009 - 12:00 PM
Helicopter turboshaft manufacturers are incorporating new technologies in their engines to lower fuel burn, enhance capabilities and reduce operating costs
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:57 AM
The in-development geared turbofan (GTF) has been attracting most of the headlines at engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney lately, and it does indeed pr
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:55 AM
<br />Stars & Stripes Air Tours, which launched sightseeing operations early last year out of Boulder City, Nev., filed for reorganization under Chapter 11
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:54 AM
New Zealand-based Spidertracks is offering a low-cost, portable satellite-tracking device that might appeal to helicopter operators.
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:51 AM
Two veteran American Airlines pilots, who in the words of the NTSB were “not having a good day,” nevertheless used “some exceptional stick-and-rudder skill
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:51 AM
The UK civil aviation authority (CAA) is recommending prevention and mitigation action to reduce the number of helicopter accidents in poor visibility.
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:47 AM
The number-two prototype Saras twin-turboprop crashed on March 6 in India during its 49th test flight, killing the three test pilots on board.
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:46 AM
Short-haul operators in Europe have been seeing almost no growth in passenger numbers and have struggled to reduce capacity to offset lower traffic as the