Architecture

June 11, 2008 - 11:40am

Not so long ago, the owner of an executive Boeing 737 approached the aircraft carpeting specialists at Kalogridis International with a rather unusual request. The floor of the foreign-registered airplane was covered in common stick-down felt carpet tiles, and he wanted the same thing in a replacement carpet.

May 9, 2008 - 7:27am

Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta has asked governors, local officials–such as airport directors and metropolitan planning organizations–and other transportation leaders to nominate high-priority projects that the Transportation Department can give expedited agency reviews for permits.

May 7, 2008 - 9:37am

When an airport considers environmental impact on neighbors, noise is usually the top concern, but dealing with water- and air-pollution issues is becoming a more important part of the mix. At an environmental symposium held at Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, N.Y., on October 17, there was good news on the anti-noise front.

May 6, 2008 - 9:33am

Aircraft Security & Alert Systems of Dallas has been selected to provide an advanced locking mechanism as standard equipment for Bombardier’s new Challenger 300. The main cabin door, baggage door and hell-hole door will come with Secure II Medeco hardened locks.

January 28, 2008 - 4:59am

Would you feel more comfortable about your hangar knowing that buildings from which it was derived are used as community disaster shelters? Monolithic Constructors of Italy, Texas, has designed and built schools, churches and storage warehouses that double as hurricane/tornado shelters. The company claims its new-design hangars can withstand winds of greater than 150 mph.

January 28, 2008 - 4:59am

Would you feel more comfortable about your hangar knowing that buildings from which it was derived are used as community disaster shelters? Monolithic Constructors of Italy, Texas, has designed and built schools, churches and storage warehouses that double as hurricane/tornado shelters. The company claims its new-design hangars can withstand winds of greater than 150 mph.

January 10, 2008 - 11:28am

A proposed AD calls for inspections of the front and aft surfaces of the pressure dome on Pilatus PC-12s for cracking and other damage that would have to be repaired. The proposal is based on 19 reports of nicks and scratches on pressure domes on the turboprop single caused by drill or rivet tools. The FAA said the damage could lead to rapid decompression. The AD would apply to 280 U.S.-registered PC-12s.

November 30, 2007 - 10:33am

Elliott Aviation recently completed its first transformation of a Hawker 700A cabin

November 5, 2007 - 10:35am

Pilots looking for an alternative for clearing U.S. Customs on the way back from southern destinations will find a useful one at Rafael Hérnandez Inter-national Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Aguadilla is located on the northwest corner of Puerto Rico’s Porta del Sol coast, and Rafael Hérnandez is a convenient and low-cost fuel stop for trips to and from the Caribbean and Latin America.

October 8, 2007 - 11:02am

Tampa International Jet Center (TIJC) opens its doors this month at Tampa International Airport (TPA), providing competition for Raytheon Aircraft Services, which had been the sole operator on the airport.

 
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