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Sun Jul 25 2004
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We're headed to Oshkosh! Stand by for post-convention photo coverage of the world's largest sport aviation gathering....
Update: Due to administrative delays at the FAA, the conversion process may take longer than expected. If you can provide proof that you sent in your conversion package by mail before 31 July, 2004, you will get a 90-day extension to your LOA/LOOA privileges. Please contact your nearest FSDO for more information....
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AOPA Online - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association home page
More on the proposed N.Y. airspace restrictions...
More on Duncan Miller...
Sport Pilot and Light Sport Aircraft rule...
the FAA's sport pilot medical Q&A...
More on the sport pilot rule...
9/11 Commission released its report...
More on 9/11 Commission Report...
personal visit by AOPA President Phil Boyer... More on Horace Williams Airport...
Postcards Online... More on Postcards Online...
lack of general support in the legislature...
More on New York security law...
objections from AOPA...
second of two hearings... withdrew the proposals... More on twin Cessna hearing...
Flying to Oshkosh for AirVenture?...
Air Force Link
airforceGuardsmen fighting California fires...
Ramstein NCO captures first sergeant award...
Airmen shatter blood donation record...
Trainees march out for field portion of basic cadet training...
Air Force ‘founding fathers’ exhibit opens at Pentagon...
Local citizens receiving Air Force leadership training...
A simple diagram of life’s priorities...
JEFX 2004 execution phase is under way
House hears space cadre testimony
ROTC cadets pass field-training test at Lackland
Police laud lieutenant for rescuing child
Senior NCO promotion video 'demystifies' board process
PME incorporates Fit-to-Fight program
Iraqi, American fighter pilots band together at Balad
Two of four quads experiencing life in Iraq
‘American family’ makes memories for local children
Service demographics available online
Test pilot school selection board date set...
2004 Air Force Marathon...
Table of Contents
EAA Forges Ahead to Facilitate Implementation of Sport Pilot Rule; Anticipates Phased-In Process...
Basler Makes 500-Gallon Fuel Donation For B-17...
Bohannon Prepares To Fly in Very Rare Air...
TFR Issued For DNC Convention Next Week in Boston...
Sport Pilot Takes Center Stage at EAA AirVenture...
Sport Pilot Instruction Seminar Planned by NAFI...
LSA Promotional Board to Meet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...
Some Vintage Airplanes Can be Flown by Sport Pilots...
Hours Set for LOA/LOOA Conversion at EAA AirVenture...
Sport Planes, Ltd To Launch Regional Sport Aircraft Sales, Maintenance, and Flight Training Centers...
Epic 'LT' Makes First Flight, Prepares for Oshkosh...
C-130 Aeromed Makes First Visit to 2004 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...
Vehicles, Visitors Turn Out for Planes, Manes Automobiles...
First on the Field; Larry Flagg Arrives at Homebuilders HQ...
Experts/Enthusiasts Prepare to Converge on Oshkosh...
Time Runs Out For Aluminum Overcast...
Jim LeRoy and Bulldog Return to EAA AirVenture...
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2004 Launches 'The Next Century of Flight'...
Winners Named in 2004 EAA Sport Aviation Art Contest...
Johnson Wax Carnauba S-38 Coming to EAA AirVenture...
Old Homebuilders Building Receives New Life as POP HQ...
Marine One Makes Special Fly-By at EAA Tuesday...
See ‘Planes, Manes & Automobiles' On Sunday At Pioneer Airport...
Hundreds Participate in Wings on Strings 2004...
Record-Setting Citation Coming to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...
'After-Hours' Programs Planned at EAA Member Village ...
EAA Opposes Forthcoming Permanent D.C. ADIZ Proposal...
Next SpaceShipOne Flights Will Be for Ansari X Prize...
Mammoth C-5 Galaxy Returns To EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...
IATA - IATA
Pre-ICAO Assembly Conference, 24-25 September 2004, Montreal
FLYER Air Portal - FLYER Diary
6-8: Manx Festival of Aviation , Jurby, Isle of Man. (See also Air Race entry). Includes (on 6th) talk by Dick and Burt Rutan. Ticket enquiries for this to rutans@manx.net
28-29: Wicklow Fly-in and Barn Party , Newcastle, County Wicklow, Ireland. (On the coast just south of Dublin). All types welcome, including microlights, homebuilts, etc. 800m grass & camping available. Barn party on Sat night. Would love to see some visitors from the UK! Paul O'Donnell +353 86 2564122
5: PFA Solent Strut Fly-in , Old Sarum. Old Sarum Flying Club (01722 322525) or Bryan Edwards (0189 783036)
9: Battle of Britain Air Display , Guernsey/Jersey. Guernsey in the morning, Jersey in the afternoon
PilotWeb
CAA launches Permit guidance
The CAA has issued a new publication that provides guidance for aircraft owners seeking to obtain a UK Permit to Fly. ...
Big plans for PFA Rally
The PFA has announced that from next year, its annual International Air Rally and Exhibition will be known as Flying 4 Fun....
ATPL internships offered
Flight training organisation Angel City Flyers, in conjunction with Enstone Flying Club, Oxfordshire, is offering two internships for professional flight training....
A blind pilot has successfully flown around the UK....
23/7... Helidays Spectacular 2004 with Helicopter Flights...
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset ...
23/7... 15th Annual International Vintage Fly-in & Hangar Bash...
Breighton, Selby, North Yorkshire ...
24/7... Aero Model Weekend...
Shuttleworth (Old Warden), Bedfordshire ...
24/7... Festival of Flight 2004...
Museum of Flight, East Fortune, East Lothian, Scotland ...
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10 ways to avoid an airspace infringement
It’s summer (really) and everyone’s going flying. Problem is that there are lots of airspace infringements going on so the CAA has issued its top ten tips to avoid a bad day....
Fsimzone - FS2004 & FS2002 Downloads, Aircraft Panels etc.
US House Passes Bill To Guard Planes From Missiles...
Boeing 737-400, Boeing Roll out colors....
FS2004 Air Malta Airbus A-310-221....
Aerolineas Argentinas (oc) Boeing 747-400....
Aer Lingus Airbus A-320....
Boeing 747-400, America West Old Livery....
Baradero Air Club, Argentina....
Belavia Tupolev Tu-154, registation EW-85741....
Diamond DA20-C1Katana....
Delta Airlines Boeing 747-400....
FS2004 Air France Douglas DC-4, Registration F-BDDA....
2004 Northwest Boeing 727-200.
Fsfreeware - Flight Simulation Files - Distribution System
- Orlando and Cape Canaveral Lwm Vtp scenery - Now Available From Mapserver and FSfreeware Shareware Shop -  this scenery - - - includes completely redrawed Hydrology for the Orlando and cape canaveral Area with many many lakes and new rivers added - Land Class - 38.2 m Terrain Mesh - Completely redraw of Cape Canaveral with many miles of coast lines updated and completely re-builded - photorealistic Orlando Int. Airport - - fully compatible with Usa Roads -  - .  Click Image to see screenshots!! FSfreeware Team. 
X-Plane v7 - Laminar Research
3-D Weather and Turbulence Modelling:
Full 3-D Weather Matrix! We now have a 3-d weather pattern for the entire region, with thunderstorms, turbulence, icing conditions, rain, and radar returns all based on this total 3-d picture. This finally opens up the door for future implementations of weather fronts moving through, UNLIMITED cloud layers, and anything else you can think of. It is AWESOME! Set the weather to thunderstorms with BROKEN or SCATTERED clouds and you can fly through the storms that go up to 40,000 feet, with turbulence, rain, and even ICING if the temperature is right. This is miles above the old method of just having 2 cloud layers and some artificial radar returns. The full "holy grail" of a no-restraints 3-D matrix of any conceivable weather is finally here! You still ENTER only 2 cloud layers, but this is simply a user-interface limit... more variations are possible with this engine, and in fact if you enter stormy weather, clouds will tower up to form it with no regard for any pre-determined altitudes!
Now, while we are doing full 3-D matrices of air data for all the weather, we introduce: An incredible new turbulence model!
X-Plane now actually tracks the motion of the air all around the aircraft in turbulence, giving vertical, lateral, and longitudinal
gusts (continuously-variable on a randomized 3-phase sin curve) to give turbelence-varying airflow ON EVERY ELMENENT OF THE AIRCRAFT, DEPENDING ON THAT PARTICULAR ELEMENT'S LOCATION IN THE TURBULENCE PATTERN. So part of the left wing might be in an UPDRAFTING bit of air, and part of the right wing might be in a DOWNDRAFTING bit pof air, with the center of the plane in the "eye" of the vertex... all resulting in a hard roll of course. As well, the wings might be in the updrafting part while the tail might be in a downdrafting part, resulting in a ptich up... Of course, in tiny fraction of a second, the tail will have moved to where the wings were a fraction of a second ago, reversing the pitch force! This means that a really BIG plane is typically LESS affected by turbulence, since it's wings will occupy some air going up, some air going down, and they will tend to cancel to some degree, giving a smoother ride. A smaller plane will be more impacted though, since if it is in a rotating swirl of air, it is likely the at the entire aircraft will be in the same swirling pattern, resulting in the greatest pitch, roll, and heading offsets.
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X-Plane at freshmeat.net!
Skytrek : French Sceneries for X-Plane... and more !
Aviation Safety the monthly journal of risk management and accident prevention.
Diagnose the Shakes
Here’s how to decide if that new vibration is your imagination, an imminent engine failure or something else.
Safety on the Edge
High-and-fast research ?ying is as risky as it gets. Planning is key. Here’s how Scott Cross?eld learned to recognize and manage the risks.
Good IFR Platforms
You often hear pilots discussing whether a plane is a good IFR platform. Here’s what they’re discussing and how to decide if your airplane measures up.
Top Ten Owner Tips
Precious little maintenance guidance is available to aircraft owners. Here are ten tips to save you some bucks and whittle down flight risks.
Takeoff Planning
Not every airport has 10,000 feet of pavement for your takeoff. Here’s how to know when you need to plan takeoffs and how to do it.
Plane Crash Info.com
Mexico City - Durango...
An outbound AeroCalifornia  DC-9 slid off the runway while taking off from Juarez International Airport after encountering windsear. The aircraft was forced back to the ground causing all three landing gears to collapse and destroying the right wing. The accident took place as heavy rains and thunderstorms pelted the airport....
news_updates
FAA Faulted for No 9/11 Preparedness...
Former Clinton Cabinet Member Removed From Flight...
23 Deaf Teens Removed From Flight...
Flight 93 Heroic Story Finally Told...
Passenger Takes Baggage Tractor for Joy Ride...
Airline Security Still a "Work in Progress"...
US Airlines Continue to Suffer With High Fuel Costs...
Delta Delays 10 Boeing Planes, Cancels 113 Options...
Boeing In-flight Internet Looks Good in the Long Term...
Video Shows Hijackers Get Checked Then Passed...
Farnborough Has Lots of Hardware but Networking Gets Attention...
FAA Announces Sport Pilot License...
Airbus & Boeing Duke it Out in Farnborough...
But They DO Agree - The Market is Returning...
Heathrow Anti-Terror Plans Found on Road...
Airbus & Boeing Duke it Out at Farnborough...
Who Will Announce Orders When...
Boeing May Build Larger 747...
Bombardier May Open Plant in UK...
Australian Near-Miss Pilots "Did Right Thing"
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1977 PIPER SENECA II for sale
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1980 CESSNA 172 for sale
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EMBRAER AND ATR COOPERATE IN AEROCHAIN INITIATIVE
Partners succeed integrating modules of AEROChain platform
EMBRAER 190 FOR JETBLUE TO FEATURE DUAL HEAD-UP DISPLAYS
Rockwell Collins system will be the first commercial use of dual displays
REPUBLIC AIRWAYS HOLDINGS CONFIRMS TWO ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR EMBRAER 170S
Eclipse Aviation | Articles 2004
Eclipse Aviation Wins $45M Bond Package
Analyst Predicts Recovery for BizJet Market
Eclipse Starts Intense Pilot-Training Program
AvWeb
Eclipse Update: Training...
Brittain's Owner Gets Contract on Microjet Parts
Eclipse Starts Intense Pilot-Training Program
Eclipse Aviation Advances Training Program
Productivity Gains Roll at their Fastest Clip in 31 Years
Albuquerque Gives Eclipse a Break
Los Angeles Times
Airlines See Big Opportunity in Serving Small Cities with Small Planes
AvWeb Business AVflash
Business NewsWire Complete Issue
P&WC to Flight Test First PW610F Small Turbofan
Power for the Eclipse 500
Local Companies get Eclipse Work
AIN online
Eclipse Training Aims to Allay Safety Fears
Business Week
Industrial Management
Aero-News.Net
Eclipse Aviation Achieves Sub-$1 Million Sales
Eclipse Price Increases
Aviation Week & Space Technology
Eclipse Aviation Officials...
Eclipse and Compass Aerospace ink long-term agreement
Eclipse advances revolutionary training program..
Bell Helicopter Index
Bell Sells 26 Twin-Engine Helicopters to Pakistan in Support of War on Terrorism.
Bell Flies MAPL Tail Fan Demonstrator.
Fifteen Bell 427i Aircraft Sold to Launch Customer Air Methods.
Bell 407 Demonstrates High Altitude Performance Ability Lands in Himalayan Mountains at 22,180 Feet.
ALPA Portal
Offer Company Substantial Relief Package
July 21 -- The union representing Delta’s 7,500 pilots today presented management with a relief package valued to provide approximately $655-705 million in annual costs savings to the corporation.   ...
HAL Pilot Union Praises Court’s Decision to Pay $11 Million Owed to Pilots
July 16 -- Captain Jim Giddings, Chairman of the Hawaiian Airlines unit of the Air Line Pilots Association, today praised the federal bankruptcy court’s decision to grant ALPA and the airline’s motion to allow payment of what amounts to approximately $11 million in unpaid salaries and pension payments to Hawaiian Airlines pilots.   ...
The prototype class of all-cargo Federal Flight Deck Officers (FFDO) graduated from the federal training center in Artesia, N.Mex., on May 1, and has been deployed. This development represents another major benchmark in the evolution of the FFDO program. During the next month, Transportation Security Administration officials will evaluate the success of the all-cargo training curriculum and then resume such training in June. ALPA’s magazine staff accepted the TSA’s invitation to view portions of the prototype all-cargo training program and plans to report on the event in the June/July issue scheduled to be mailed on June 11.   
Gliding Magazine | News
Tom Knauff is in the final stages of editing the new Bronze badge test in the USA, so if anyone has any suggestion he would like you to let him know as soon as possible. His next task is to develop an answer sheet. “Thanks to all of you who have sent me your ideas and suggestions so far. The test now has 182 questions in five categories”, Tom adds. Just click on to the Kauff & Grove Soaring Supplies panel on the right-hand side of this page to make contact.
Navy League
Memo to Congress: Streamline Homeland Security Oversight
It is time for Congress to advance the global war on terrorism by restructuring its archaic committee scheme. Reducing bureaucratic demands on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) while continuing to exercise oversight is essential to our governmental process.
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, underscored the need for reform in all sectors of government. The creation of the DHS was the largest reorganization of the federal bureaucracy in 57 years. The primary purpose was to enhance cohesiveness by reducing conflict and increasing cooperation among the 22 government organizations that now comprise the security agency.
But a massive restructuring without reform of the Congress is at best a half measure; at worst it is counterproductive. The kind of structural maladies that led to the creation of DHS still flourish on Capitol Hill, diminishing the effectiveness of that vital department. Congress for two years has steadfastly refused to reform despite the obvious costs to the nation.
Those costs are best illustrated by a revealing exchange during a May 19 hearing of the 9/11 Commission between Thomas H. Kean, commission chair, and Homeland Security Secretary Thomas J. Ridge. Prodded by Kean, Ridge said he reports to 88 committees and subcommittees in Congress with oversight responsibilities for portions of DHS. In 2003, Ridge and his top lieutenants testified at more than 145 committee and subcommittee hearings.
Reform of the committee structure is a tedious, thankless task, but one that desperately needs to be done. Our nation will be stronger for it.
http://www.baesystems.com
red... BAE Systems Demonstrates Wireless Data Link...
19 July... JSF Agreements Signed...
19 July... BAE Systems Aircraft Deploys for Air Pollution Studies...
See a Film About Our Capabilities
Goleta Air and Space Museum, Home Page
Luke Air Force Base Jet Fighter Collection Twenty-Five Years Ago
F-84F, 52-6782 In 1979, Luke Air Force Base hosted a collection of jet fighters, clustered around the main gate. Several of these airplanes are still on display at Luke AFB Airpark. Recent rocket and missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Delta-II, Peacekeeper, and Minuteman III, July 2004 This animated .GIF illustrates the different launch trajectories of the Delta-II, Peacekeeper, and Minuteman III. The Delta-II launch pad is a few miles to the south of the ICBM silos.
was launched into orbit from Vandenberg AFB on a Delta II booster at 3:02 A.M on Thursday, July 15.
An LGM-118A Peacekeeper missile was launched on a suborbital trajectory toward Kwajalein Atoll from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:01 A.M. on Wednesday, July 21.
A Minuteman III missile was launched on a suborbital trajectory toward Kwajalein Atoll from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:37 A.M. on Friday, July 23.
The Boeing 737 Technical Site
 - Tech - Fuselage - Tech trivia about the fuselage !
- Anti AG missile system tested on IAI ELTA 737-200.
- Systems - New aircraft delivered with centre tank fuel pump auto-shutoff.
Boeing 737 News Reports
18 Jul 2004 - SilkAir 737 PCU Servo Valve Found
THERE'S nothing left of the SilkAir Boeing 737 that went down in Indonesia in 1997, except for one little piece.
All 600kg of the salvaged parts, save the servo valve, were destroyed by Indonesian Customs last August. They had been sitting in a warehouse since 1998.
And it was by a stroke of luck that aeronautical engineering expert Frederic Wilken found the valve, a component in the Boeing 737's power control unit that controls the rudder's movements.
Defects found in the cylindrical shaft - 2cm in diameter and about 30cm long - helped the Los Angeles law firm Lipscomb, Engstrom and Lack convince a Californian jury that the valve maker Parker Hannifin was responsible for the crash.
The law firm engaged Mr Wilken to find the valve because 'no one would tell us where it went after it was inspected in May 1998,' said lawyer Walter Lack.
The four-month search that began last November was the 'most frustrating' he's taken on, said Mr Wilken, 57, who has investigated more than 700 aircraft accidents in the last 30 years.
Before he touched down in Jakarta, he was confident he knew where it was.
From calls he had made, he learnt that the wreckage was in a warehouse for goods that did not get through Customs.
The warehouse was searched, but the crates weren't there.
Mr Wilken was six weeks into the search when he learnt that they had all been destroyed months earlier.
'That was one of my low points,' he told The Sunday Times from Jakarta, where he is investigating two more plane crashes.
His only hope rested in the Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) investigators who handled the probe back in 1998.
Two weeks went by before he received a phone call that saved the day.
'An NTSC investigator who was helping me was yelling and laughing. He said another investigator who was involved in the probe seven years back had actually locked the servo valve in a safe in the NTSC office.
'He felt it was too important to leave it with the rest of the plane's remains!'
Mr Wilken then met twice with the NTSC to persuade its officials to let him take the valve to the US where experts could run tests on it.
They agreed only a day before he was due to leave for home. He scrambled to get air tickets for the two Indonesian officials appointed to carry the valve
But hours before the plane was to leave for Singapore en route to Boston, one of the two said he couldn't go, because a meeting had come up suddenly.
Wings around the World
POLLY AND HER PIPER DAKOTA G-FRGN were at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on 17 and 18 July. See Photos below. The group shot of the FSD scholars also appears on the diary page dated 18 July - if you click on the image you will get an larger version for viewing. [p

Women in Aviation, International
Women in Aviation, International Regional Conference- Chicago, Illinois
Aviation Conspiracy Newsletter
Chicago Mayor Lobbies Bush To Expand O'hare Airport                                                 As Bill Sees It: (Editorial): Chicago Mayor "Personally Lobbied" President Moron To Expand O'hare Airport!!!
July 18,  2004 #281
Night Flights Greatest Concern Of Airport Neighbors!!!                                                 As Bill Sees It: (Editorial): Make Night Flight Ban Part Of Any Airport Expansion Plan
Royal Institute of Navigation : HOME
Hempleman-Adams completes voyage...
David Hempleman-Adams...
Oarsmen reach halfway point...
Pink Lady...
Wind shear prevented take-off...
WWII Mosquito found...
Tornado crew rescued...
Tornado GR4...
Where's that B-52?...
B-52...
Transport White Paper published...
Britain's biggest wind farm switched on...
Moscow's airport sees 17% rise in passengers...
Galileo moves forward...
European Space Agency...
London Crossrail gets go ahead...
'Incorrect reliance on GPS' killed 44...
Flight International...
Transport Select Committee slams MCA...
Fat Boy atomic bomb pilot dies...
Charles Sweeney...
Loran Newsletter published...
Our Position... PDF ...
TopNav a success...
TopNav a success Twenty-one aircraft had entered this year's TopNav competition, which took place at White Waltham on 17 July. Weather over much of the UK was marginal - or downright awful - early in the ...
GPS proposed for national congestion scheme...
GPS proposed for national congestion scheme A national congestion charging scheme in England could raise £16 billion per year according to a report published on 18 July by the Institute for Public Policy ...
Rotterdam sees volumes soar...
Rotterdam sees volumes soar Compared to the same period last year, cargo volume through Rotterdam was up 8% in the first half of 2004, to 177m tonnes.
The port says outgoing trade increased more ...
EARLIER NEWS ITEMS...
Earlier news items can be found in the News Archives...
NAV/AIS 04 - 9-11 Nov 04...
NAV/AIS 04 - 9-11 Nov 04 LOCATION & TIMING APPLICATIONS
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NAV 04 will take place from 9-11 November 2004 - a wonderful time of the year to be in
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"BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE OFFICIAL NOTE
The Command of the Aeronautics informs the occurrence of aeronautical accident today, February 13, 2004, about the 09:50h (schedule of Brasília).
Four pilots of the Brazilian air force ejected during a EDA´s flight training - known as Smoke Squadron - over an uninhabited area 10 km away from the city of Santa Rita do Passa Quatro, interior of the state of São Paulo.
Involved them, Major Luiz Francisco Tolosa, Captain Márcio Guimarães de Oliveira, Captain José Márcio de Almeida and Lieutenant Fabrício Calomeno Machado, they were rescued quickly and they pass well.
Two aircrafts T-27 TUCANO involved in the accident they collided with the soil with just material damage.
The Command of the Aeronautics already began the investigations the factors that contributed to the accident.

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PPS User Seminar , Hotel LEGOLAND , 27 – 28 October 2004... Henrik Kristensen , ENV NAV Manager
Press Releases by ARINC
Expanded Role of Airport IT Since 9/11 to Be Focus of ARINC-Sponsored Seminar —July 22, 2004
Juneau International Airport Launches Opti-Fi Wireless Internet —July 20, 2004
Aviation Today - First Choice of Aviation Insiders Worldwide
Airport Slot Auctioning 'Simulation Games'Will Pinpoint Service Disruptions
A consortium of universities about to develop a plan to auction landing rights at LaGuardia International Airport will conduct strategic "simulation games" in late October and possibly next February. Implementing auctions at LaGuardia when the current slot allocation system expires in 2007 may require congressional approval. If so, the university researchers who are developing the auctioning plan want to head off any service disruptions that would be sure to alienate key lawmakers. ...
Bombardier Aerospace
Royal Jet Purchases Two Bombardier Challenger 300 Business Jets ...
Qatar Airways Purchases Bombardier Challenger 300 Business Jet...
Bombardier announces new commercial aircraft family name at Farnborough Airshow 2004...
Bombardier unveils pioneering Global 5000 cabin ...
Media Advisory & Invitation
Whats New
.. Durnbach War Cemetery Photo's 
2004 | Press Releases
CAE-led Landmark Training selected for £1 billion (C$2.4) AVTS program...
Emirates-CAE flight training continues to expand worldwide customer base...
CAE broadens footprint in U.K....
CAE wins flight training contract for Falcon 7X
News | Events | Latest Press Releases
CMC Electronics' Satcom Antenna Selected for the Airbus A380...
CMC Electronics' New PilotView™ EFB on Display at Farnborough ...
CMC Electronics Signs Contract To Supply Honeywell With Next-Generation 24-Channel Aviation GPS Receiver...
CMC Electronics Wins Contract To Supply Intermediate Gain Satcom Antennas To Honeywell...
CMC Electronics Awarded HUD Contract By Pilatus For Bulgarian PC-9Ms...
CMC Electronics Launches New Flight Management System • Pilatus Is Launch Customer For First OEM FMS On PC-21 Trainer...
CMC Electronics' Overhead HUD Provides Solid Performance During First Flight Aboard Westland Super Lynx 300...
CMC Electronics' Integrated Cockpit On Display In the Raytheon T-6B Next-Generation Trainer at Farnborough...
Jet Aviation | 2004 Press Releases
.. Jet Aviation’s FBO in Teterboro Launches Their Exclusive Newspaperdirect Services
What's new in FreeFlight GPS, WAAS, radar altimeters & SELCAL for bus. aircraft?
L-3 Adds FreeFlight GPS/WAAS Sensor to LandMark™ TAWS
FreeFlight Systems Announces Availability of NVG Compatible TRA3500 Radar Altimeter...
Gulfstream : News and Events
GULFSTREAM ADVANCES ‘CENTER OF EXCELLENCE’ FOR AEROSPACE INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEXT GENERATION VISION SYSTEMS
Gulfstream’s Savannah Aircraft Manufacturing Facility Hosts NASA and Honeywell R&D Teams Exploring New Vision System Concepts
Matsushita Avionics Systems
EMIRATES SELECTS MATSUSHITA AVIONICS TO PROVIDE INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
MedAire Pressroom, providing information on health and security assistance around the world.
MedAire and Aeromedic Innovations Form Medical Kit Manufacturing Alliance
(July 19, 2004) MedAire has reached an agreement with UK medical kit manufacturer Aeromedic Innovations for Aeromedic to assemble and distribute medical kits to MedAire's European client base.  The strategic alliance enhances MedAire's kit repair and delivery capabilities by providing a strategic European distribution hub.
MedAire Provider Network Proves Useful for Injured Worker in Iraq
Recently, an Iraqi national working for a U.S. contractor sustained severe burns to his face, upper limbs and back after a bridge explosion at a checkpoint in Iraq MedAire was asked to evaluate and identify medical facilities in Iraq with plastic surgery capabilities. MedAire advised the client that no such facilities existed in Iraq and instead provided a list of recommended medical facilities in local Arab countries and European facility options to the client.
FAA Medical News / Pilot Medical Solutions / Hiring
DRIVERS LICENSE NOT ENOUGH FOR SPORT PILOTS
Aviation Events by PilotAge.com
Annual Northwest Mountain McCall Family Fly-In... McCall Municipal Airport, Idaho (MYL)... 
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Rockwell Collins selected to provide avionics for Spirit Airlines
Rockwell Collins brings satellite TV to Air Force C-9C aircraft
Rockwell Collins awarded contract to supply Talon radios for Harrier ...
NBAA 57th Annual Meeting and Convention
Club Aeronautico Pordenone - La Comina - Eventi

Club Aeronautico Pordenone - La Comina - Eventi...  Italy's "personal" flying club

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1972... Link... Boeing 747-100 Complete airframe can ferry for expenses... $700,000... 3258-2SC...
1946... Photos/Specs... Swift with 180, new paint and interior... $65,000... 3254-1SC...
Link to Index... Airpark lots for sale ready to build...
LINK... Boeing Parts Wanted , List of parts needed now... 3289-1SC...
1985 ... Specs... Boeing 737-300 12F / 112 Coach 52,420 TT 27,318 Cycles... $13.5 M... 3338-1SC...
parts... Photos/Specs... Airbus A300-200B4 Heavy Landing gear / Complete ship set... INQUIRE... 3293-1SC...
NEW... Photos/Specs... Factory New ViperJet Kit built aircraft 10 slots now available... Inquire... 2150-1SC...
1973... Photos/Specs... Cessna 172 / Penn Yan 180 conversion w / King... $75,000... 2325-2DM...
1980... Photos/Specs... Piper Archer PA28-181 King Silver crown and Apollo GPS... $ 64,500... 3305-2SL...
1979... Photos/Specs... CESSNA 182 RG w/ Garmin Moving map... $90,000... 3349-1SC...
1973... Photo / Specs... Fokker F-28 MK 1000C ... $1,200,000 ... 3314-1SC...
1958... Photos/Specs... J- 35 Beechcraft Bonanza 25 SMOH 100 SNEW PROP... $72,500. ... 2102-1SC...
1991... Specs... ILyushin IL 76TD 2654 Hrs / 1986 Cycles... $2,200,000... 3313-2SC...
1993... Specs... ILyushin IL 76TD 3895 Hrs / 954 Cycles ... $2,000,000. ... 3313-1SC...
1966... Sold ... Cessna 182 King 125 and Garmin GXL -150 GPS...
1981... Photos/Specs... 172 Skyhawk 20 TT since factory reman w / King / Garmin... $ 69,500... 3321-4SL...
Parts... Specs... Contintal 0200A as removed running strong with acessorys ... $4250.00... 3315-1SC...
1973... Photos/Specs... Cessna 414 RAM IV w/ air cond, Argus 7000, and full De-Ice ... $ 239,000... 3317-2SV...
1974... Photos /specs

Aviationweb deja vu

Helicopters:  p hoto gallery...
Heli-Holland... D-6654 Lockheed F-104G c/n 6654...
Micro Light Aeroplanes...
ULM-aeroplanes...
Ultralight aircraft... B-12001 Boeing 737-247 s/n 20127  l/n 144...

Bellanca, Citabria, Bellanca-Champion Club Official Site

Click Here for Online Membership...
Fly Market and Parts Bin... B-C Contact!...
Around the World in a 1949 Cruisair...
More on Willi & Elisabeth's Long Trip...
A Very Disappointing Wing Spar Airworthiness Directive...
Wing Spar AD Site...
    We are pleased to host Leo Horishny's Bellanca website - a look at Bellancas back...
when they were... BIG...

Bellanca-Champion Club Events


Vintage Aircraft Type Club Tent,   July 27-August 2.
Bellanca-Champion Club East Coast Fly-In 

Aeronca Aviators Club Official Site

AirVenture Oshkosh is almost here.
This year's event runs from Tuesday July 27 through Monday, August 2. Fly-In information including the complete NOTAM is available at the Official EAA AirVenture Website .
During the entire event, we will be at the big Type Club tent next to EAA Vintage Aircraft's Little Red Barn, manned by Club representatives and volunteers. Come by to visit us; in addition to our unique T-shirts, posters, etc., we will have some of our publications, some new 'goodies' and other informational materials. As always, we look forward to seeing the faces behind those member numbers.
We will present an educational Forum in Pavilion 10, on Tuesday evening, July 27, featuring Bill Pancake and Tony Markl . Please note that this is the correct date and time, NOT what's in the AirVenture printed program! 

AFHRA: What's New

Chronology: 100 Years of Flight added [21 Apr 04]
USAF Wing Force Structure updated [20 Apr 04]
Aerial Victory Credits updated [13 Apr 04]
Updated information on Arthur W. Bates, Jr.
66th Weapons Squadron Emblem corrected [8 Apr 04]
Aerial Victory Credits updated [11 Feb 04]
Added column for weapons used for Southeast Asia Vietnam and Southwest Asia Gulf.
USAF Numbered Studies updated [30 Jan 04]
Squadrons/Flights added/updated [15 Jan 04]
New/updated entries marked by an astrisk *.
Homepage and Information pages redesigned [7 Jan 04]

Venik's Aviation

China's Fighters: CAC J-10...

Walter Boyne's News Update

waltWow, 2003 was a busy year. As previously noted I published five books, and spent an enormous amount of time on book-tours publicizing them. They were, as you may recall:
Dawn Over Kitty Hawk, The Novel of the Wright Brothers
The Influence of Air Power on History Chronicle of Flight
Rising Tide (with Gary Weir)
Operation Iraqi Freedom, What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Why

eta Air & Space Museum: Chino Warbird Show 2004

Chino Warbird Show, May 16, 2004... Flying Displays page 3...
Founded over 43 years ago, The Air Museum "Planes of Fame," a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to preserving aviation history for the benefit of future generations. Currently, The Air Museum houses over 150 aircraft at its two locations, the main facility at chino Airport in California and a satellite museum near the Grand Canyon at Valle Airport in Arizona.  The Air Museum displays aircraft spanning the history of manned flight, from a replica of the Chanute Hang Glider of 1896, through modern space flight, and includes numerous milestone achieving test and research flight vehicles.... Northrop N9M Flying Wing Performance by Ron Hackworth...
Korean Air War F-86 Sabre and MiG-15 Tail Chase...

NZFPM - The Aircraft - Polikarpov I-16 Ishak (Rata)

Polikarpov I-16 Ishak (Rata)
Though it looked like a stumpy racer, the Polikarpov I-16 was very much a fighter, and the first in the world to go into service combining cantilever monoplane wings with retractable landing gear. It was also the greatest fighter of its day, but it was slightly marred by being tricky to fly and dangerous to an inexperienced pilot.
By 1930, the Soviet Union was looking at increasing its number of fighter aircraft and, at the same time, investigating new forms of armament and aircraft designs. Almost all the world's fighters were bipanes but to many of the Soviet Design Bureaus the monoplane seemed to be potentially superior. The decision was made in 1931 to order new fighter monoplanes and the task was assigned to Mr A.N. Tupolev. With P.O. Sukhoi in charge, the I-14 (at that time the most modern fighter in the world) first flew in 1933.
This was bad news for Nikolai Nikolayevich Polikarpov, who had designed almost all of the Soviet Unions smaller aircraft up until that time. Worse, he was in prison, along with his design team, but the success of his I-4 won his freedom in January 1933. He was full of ideas to improve his I-5 (which eventually became the I-15), but his immediate priority was to design a rival to the I-14. On the last day of 1933, his prototype flew under snow-leaden skies. The aircraft was seemingly inferior to the I-14, as it appeared that he had tried to make the aircraft as short as possible. The aircraft soon proved to be rather difficult to fly - it was almost unstable under all three axes, and had to be flown with ceaseless attention. On the plus side, its rolls and loops were so fast as to be quite startling. Despite problems with the design, it was judged potentially superior to the I-14 and in May 1934, production of the I-16 was organised at two factories.
The outbreak of Civil War in Spain on the 18th July 1936 led to urgent pleas from the Republicans to Russia for fighter aircraft. After a suitable payment in gold, Stalin despatched a large number of I-16's for Republican service. Straight into action, the stubby monoplane mastered most opposition with ease. The I-16 survived in Spain until almost 1950.
In 1937 more than 250 I-16's were supplied to China. These aircraft fought over China until 1943, finding the Mitsubishi A5M of the Imperial Japanese Navy a roughly equal opponent (all other Japanese types were easy opponents). In 1940, however, the Mitsubishi Zero-sen proved better in virtually all respects.

    

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