Latest News

January 24, 2007, 9:16 AM

As Comair Flight 5191 accelerated down an unlit runway into the predawn darkness at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., last August 27, the captain–the nonflying pilot–called out “V one, rotate” followed by “whoa” and then an expletive.

January 24, 2007, 9:15 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft of Stratford, Conn. has agreed to acquire Polish aircraft maker PZL Mielec, which will form the foundation of Sikorsky’s European operations. Sikorsky and the Polish government announced the contract during a ceremony in Warsaw on January 10.

January 24, 2007, 9:12 AM

Last month this column looked at safety management systems (SMS) and considered why the industry is embracing them. This month focus shifts to the key elements of such systems and their contribution to the industry’s livelihood.

January 24, 2007, 9:07 AM

Garmin has selected FlightSafety International as the “preferred online training provider” for the G1000, the avionics suite that Cessna chose for the Citation Mustang.

January 24, 2007, 9:06 AM
...

Scottsdale Air Center (SAC) opened its doors for business on Scottsdale Airport in 2003 with the intention of providing a premier FBO for the upscale Arizona area’s residents and visitors. To make that possible, the company needed a maintenance facility.

January 24, 2007, 8:59 AM

The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) to owners of Airbus A300s; Dassault Falcon 20s, 50s, 200s and 900s; Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porters; and Eurocopter AS 350B3 and SA 315B helicopters.

January 24, 2007, 8:57 AM

Fargo Jet Center of Fargo, N.D., has introduced the Aero Spa, a service aimed at pampering your jet with a thorough cleaning and detailing.

January 24, 2007, 8:56 AM

Kansas City Aviation Center’s Chesterfield, Mo. facility has been given an FAA Part 145 designation. Midwest Aviation Center (MWAC) was established last August by KCAC on Spirit of St. Louis Airport.

January 24, 2007, 8:54 AM

Operators who need maintenance during a trip can now have some reassurance as to the quality of work they can expect.

January 24, 2007, 8:54 AM

While Eurocopter remains the leader in unit sales of civil helicopters, its competitors are honing their products. The company’s management team is well aware of the pressure, as one official recently expressed concern about new competing products from Western manufacturers.

Pages

 
X