Sun Jul 25 2004
Alley: Privately-owned, vintage, ex-military aircraft
|We're headed to Oshkosh!
Stand by for post-convention photo coverage
of the world's largest sport aviation
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
We are not responsible for any errors which
may exist on any linked Web page. Warbird Alley reserves
the right to edit any written submissions. Some photos
occasionally come to us with no attribution attached. We are
committed to giving proper credit to those who deserve it. If
you believe you deserve credit for any photographs in this
site, we urge you to inform us. Comment and criticism is
always welcome. Warbird Alley is not affiliated with, or
sponsored by, any warbird organization. This site is presently
supported only by affiliate partnerships with a select group
of online aviation retailers and a very small amount of
advertising. We do not collect, sell or distribute e-mail
addresses or personal information. We do not use "cookies" or
malicious scripts of any kind. This site is for your
enjoyment, so enjoy! ...
|AOPA Online -
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association home page |
|More on the proposed N.Y. airspace
More on Duncan Miller...
Sport Pilot and
Light Sport Aircraft rule...
the FAA's sport pilot medical
More on the sport pilot rule...
Commission released its report...
More on 9/11 Commission
personal visit by AOPA President Phil Boyer...
More on Horace Williams Airport...
Postcards Online... More
on Postcards Online...
lack of general support in the
More on New York security
objections from AOPA...
second of two hearings...
withdrew the proposals... More on twin Cessna
Flying to Oshkosh for AirVenture?...
|Air Force Link
|Guardsmen fighting California fires...|
NCO captures first sergeant award...
Airmen shatter blood
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
JEFX 2004 execution
phase is under way
House hears space cadre
ROTC cadets pass field-training
test at Lackland
Police laud lieutenant
for rescuing child
Senior NCO promotion
video 'demystifies' board process
incorporates Fit-to-Fight program
American fighter pilots band together at
Two of four quads experiencing life
‘American family’ makes memories
for local children
Test pilot school
selection board date set...
2004 Air Force
|EAA Forges Ahead to Facilitate
Implementation of Sport Pilot Rule; Anticipates Phased-In
Basler Makes 500-Gallon Fuel Donation For
Bohannon Prepares To Fly in Very Rare Air...
Issued For DNC Convention Next Week in Boston...
Pilot Takes Center Stage at EAA AirVenture...
Instruction Seminar Planned by NAFI...
Board to Meet at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh...
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...
Prepare to Converge on Oshkosh...
Time Runs Out For
Jim LeRoy and Bulldog Return to EAA
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
Old Homebuilders Building Receives New
Life as POP HQ...
Marine One Makes Special Fly-By at EAA
See ‘Planes, Manes & Automobiles' On Sunday
At Pioneer Airport...
Hundreds Participate in Wings on
Record-Setting Citation Coming to EAA
'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
|Pre-ICAO Assembly Conference,
24-25 September 2004, Montreal |
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
9: Battle of Britain Air
Display , Guernsey/Jersey. Guernsey in the
morning, Jersey in the afternoon
|CAA launches Permit
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
The PFA has announced that from next year,
its annual International Air Rally and Exhibition will be
known as Flying 4 Fun....
Flight training organisation Angel City
Flyers, in conjunction with Enstone Flying Club, Oxfordshire,
is offering two internships for professional flight
A blind pilot has successfully flown around
Spectacular 2004 with Helicopter
23/7... 15th Annual
International Vintage Fly-in & Hangar
Breighton, Selby, North Yorkshire
24/7... Aero Model
Shuttleworth (Old Warden), Bedfordshire
24/7... Festival of Flight
Museum of Flight, East Fortune, East
Lothian, Scotland ...
Click to search our full Events
database More Events...
10 ways to avoid an airspace
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
Boeing 737-400, Boeing Roll
FS2004 Air Malta Airbus
Aerolineas Argentinas (oc) Boeing
Aer Lingus Airbus A-320....
America West Old Livery....
Baradero Air Club,
Belavia Tupolev Tu-154, registation
FS2004 Air France Douglas DC-4,
2004 Northwest Boeing 727-200.
- 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
|X-Plane v7 - Laminar
|3-D Weather and
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
Now, while we are doing full 3-D matrices of air
data for all the weather, we introduce: An incredible new
X-Plane now actually tracks the motion of
the air all around the aircraft in turbulence, giving
vertical, lateral, and longitudinal
(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.
with Plugin Simulated Glass Cockpit & Electrical Systems
A310-300 Hapag Lloyd
Avro CF-105 Arrow
Modular Obj Obstacle
DHC-3 'Turbine' - Otter
Higher Resolution Scenery
X-Plane at freshmeat.net!
Skytrek : French Sceneries for X-Plane...
and more !
|Aviation Safety the
monthly journal of risk management and accident
Here’s how to decide if that new vibration
is your imagination, an imminent engine failure or something
Safety on the Edge
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
Precious little maintenance guidance is
available to aircraft owners. Here are ten tips to save you
some bucks and whittle down flight risks.
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.
Crash Info.com |
|Mexico City -
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
|FAA Faulted for No 9/11
Former Clinton Cabinet Member Removed From
23 Deaf Teens Removed From
Flight 93 Heroic Story Finally
Passenger Takes Baggage Tractor for Joy
Airline Security Still a "Work in
US Airlines Continue to Suffer With High Fuel
Delta Delays 10 Boeing Planes, Cancels 113
Boeing In-flight Internet Looks Good in the Long
Video Shows Hijackers Get Checked Then
Farnborough Has Lots of Hardware but Networking
FAA Announces Sport
Airbus & Boeing Duke it Out in
But They DO Agree - The Market is
Heathrow Anti-Terror Plans Found on
Airbus & Boeing Duke it Out at
Who Will Announce Orders When...
May Build Larger 747...
Bombardier May Open Plant in
Australian Near-Miss Pilots "Did Right Thing"
Used Aircraft and New Aircraft for Sale by Brokers and
|1977 PIPER SENECA II for
1977 PIPER SENECA
II... 1981 Piper Saratoga for
1980 CESSNA 172 for
1980 CESSNA 172...
BELLANCA CRUISEMASTER for sale
EMBRAER AND ATR COOPERATE IN
integrating modules of AEROChain
EMBRAER 190 FOR JETBLUE TO
FEATURE DUAL HEAD-UP DISPLAYS
Collins system will be the first commercial use of dual
REPUBLIC AIRWAYS HOLDINGS
CONFIRMS TWO ADDITIONAL OPTIONS FOR EMBRAER 170S
Aviation | Articles 2004 |
Wins $45M Bond Package|
Recovery for BizJet Market
Brittain's Owner Gets
Contract on Microjet Parts
Intense Pilot-Training Program
Aviation Advances Training
Productivity Gains Roll at their
Fastest Clip in 31 Years
Eclipse a Break
Airlines See Big Opportunity in
Serving Small Cities with Small
Business NewsWire Complete
P&WC to Flight Test First PW610F
Power for the Eclipse
Local Companies get Eclipse
Eclipse Training Aims to Allay
Aviation Achieves Sub-$1 Million
Aviation Week & Space
Eclipse and Compass Aerospace
ink long-term agreement
revolutionary training program..
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.
Demonstrates High Altitude Performance Ability Lands in
Himalayan Mountains at 22,180 Feet.
|Offer Company Substantial Relief
July 21 -- The union representing
Deltaâ€™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 Courtâ€™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 courtâ€™s
decision to grant ALPA and the airlineâ€™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. ALPAâ€™s
magazine staff accepted the TSAâ€™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
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
|Memo to Congress: Streamline Homeland
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.
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.
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
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
|... BAE Systems Demonstrates Wireless Data
19 July... JSF
July... BAE Systems Aircraft Deploys for Air
See a Film About Our
Air and Space Museum, Home Page |
|Luke Air Force Base Jet Fighter
Collection Twenty-Five Years
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.
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.
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.
737 Technical Site |
| - Tech -
Fuselage - Tech trivia about the fuselage
- Anti AG missile system tested on IAI
- Systems - New aircraft
delivered with centre tank fuel pump
|Boeing 737 News
|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
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
'That was one of my low points,' he told The
Sunday Times from Jakarta, where he is investigating two more
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.
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
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. |
|Women in Aviation,
|Women in Aviation, International
Regional Conference- Chicago, Illinois |
Conspiracy Newsletter |
|Chicago Mayor Lobbies
Bush To Expand O'hare
As Bill Sees It: (Editorial): Chicago Mayor "Personally
Lobbied" President Moron To Expand O'hare
July 18, 2004
Night Flights Greatest Concern Of Airport
As Bill Sees It: (Editorial): Make Night Flight Ban Part Of
Any Airport Expansion Plan
Institute of Navigation : HOME |
Oarsmen reach halfway
Wind shear prevented
Tornado crew rescued...
Transport White Paper
Britain's biggest wind farm switched
Moscow's airport sees 17% rise in
Galileo moves forward...
London Crossrail gets go ahead...
reliance on GPS' killed 44...
Transport Select Committee slams
Fat Boy atomic bomb pilot dies...
Loran Newsletter published...
TopNav a success...
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 ...
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
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.
port says outgoing trade increased more
Earlier news items can be found
in the News
NAV/AIS 04 - 9-11 Nov
NAV/AIS 04 - 9-11 Nov
04 LOCATION & TIMING
- AIS and GNSS
NAV 04 will take place from
9-11 November 2004 - a
wonderful time of the year to be in
"BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE
The Command of the Aeronautics informs
the occurrence of aeronautical accident today, February 13,
2004, about the 09:50h (schedule of Brasília).
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
Two aircrafts T-27 TUCANO involved in the accident
they collided with the soil with just material damage.
Command of the Aeronautics already began the investigations
the factors that contributed to the accident.
|PPS User Seminar
, Hotel LEGOLAND , 27 – 28 October
2004... Henrik Kristensen ,
ENV NAV Manager |
|Press Releases by
|Expanded Role of Airport IT Since
9/11 to Be Focus of ARINC-Sponsored Seminar
—July 22, 2004|
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
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.
|Royal Jet Purchases Two Bombardier
Challenger 300 Business Jets
Purchases Bombardier Challenger 300 Business
announces new commercial aircraft family name at Farnborough
unveils pioneering Global 5000 cabin
Media Advisory &
.. Durnbach War
Press Releases |
Landmark Training selected for £1 billion (C$2.4) AVTS
flight training continues to expand worldwide customer
footprint in U.K....
wins flight training contract for Falcon 7X
| Events | Latest Press Releases |
|CMC Electronics' Satcom Antenna
Selected for the Airbus
New PilotView™ EFB on Display at Farnborough
CMC Electronics Signs Contract To
Supply Honeywell With Next-Generation 24-Channel Aviation GPS
CMC Electronics Wins Contract
To Supply Intermediate Gain Satcom Antennas To
CMC Electronics Awarded HUD
Contract By Pilatus For Bulgarian
CMC Electronics Launches New
Flight Management System • Pilatus Is Launch Customer For
First OEM FMS On PC-21 Trainer...
Electronics' Overhead HUD Provides Solid Performance During
First Flight Aboard Westland Super Lynx
CMC Electronics' Integrated Cockpit
On Display In the Raytheon T-6B Next-Generation Trainer at
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.
|L-3 Adds FreeFlight GPS/WAAS
Sensor to LandMark™ TAWS|
FreeFlight Systems Announces
Availability of NVG Compatible TRA3500 Radar
Gulfstream : News and
|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
Avionics Systems |
MATSUSHITA AVIONICS TO PROVIDE INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
providing information on health and security assistance around
the world. |
|MedAire and Aeromedic Innovations
Form Medical Kit Manufacturing Alliance|
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.
Network Proves Useful for Injured Worker in
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.
Medical News / Pilot Medical Solutions / Hiring |
DRIVERS LICENSE NOT ENOUGH FOR
by PilotAge.com |
|Annual Northwest Mountain McCall
Family Fly-In... McCall Municipal Airport,
|Rockwell Collins selected to
provide avionics for Spirit
Rockwell Collins brings satellite
TV to Air Force C-9C aircraft
Collins awarded contract to supply Talon radios for Harrier
NBAA 57th Annual Meeting and
Pordenone - La Comina - Eventi |
Club Aeronautico Pordenone - La Comina -
Eventi... Italy's "personal" flying
sale recent listings at aerobuysell.com |
most recent listings of aircraft and parts for
Year.... Photo / Specs Links...
Description... Price... Reference #...
Photos/Specs... Possibly the best Lancair 320 ever
built... $124,500... 4331-1SC...
Welcome to our new Learjet service
Vultee BT 15 Nicely restored low time, Great Warbird ...
Cessna U 206 A "0" SMOH new paint and interor, On Floats...
Photos/Specs... Piper Chieftain ready to work, Sale
or Lease new engines... $364,000... 3247-3SC...
... Photos/ Specs... DHC-2 Beaver on floats -
Completely restored ... $390,000...
1979... Photos/Specs... Piper
Seneca II turbo all original, Pristine, low times...
/specs... Piper twin Aztec C full de Ice, "In UK"...
39,000 lbs ... 3247-1SC...
Inquire... DC 8
63 freighter ... 3258-3SC...
Link... Boeing 747-200 complete airframe can ferry
for expenses ... $700,000... 3258-1SC...
Link... Boeing 747-100 Complete airframe can ferry
for expenses... $700,000... 3258-2SC...
Photos/Specs... Swift with 180, new paint and
interior... $65,000... 3254-1SC...
Index... Airpark lots for sale ready to
LINK... Boeing Parts
Wanted , List of parts needed now...
1985 ... Specs... Boeing
737-300 12F / 112 Coach 52,420 TT 27,318 Cycles... $13.5 M...
Airbus A300-200B4 Heavy Landing gear / Complete ship set...
Photos/Specs... Factory New ViperJet Kit built
aircraft 10 slots now available... Inquire...
1973... Photos/Specs... Cessna
172 / Penn Yan 180 conversion w / King... $75,000...
1980... Photos/Specs... Piper
Archer PA28-181 King Silver crown and Apollo GPS... $
Photos/Specs... CESSNA 182 RG w/ Garmin Moving map...
1973... Photo /
Specs... Fokker F-28 MK 1000C ... $1,200,000 ...
1958... Photos/Specs... J- 35
Beechcraft Bonanza 25 SMOH 100 SNEW PROP... $72,500. ...
1991... Specs... ILyushin IL
76TD 2654 Hrs / 1986 Cycles... $2,200,000...
1993... Specs... ILyushin IL
76TD 3895 Hrs / 954 Cycles ... $2,000,000. ...
1966... Sold ... Cessna 182
King 125 and Garmin GXL -150 GPS...
Photos/Specs... 172 Skyhawk 20 TT since factory reman
w / King / Garmin... $ 69,500...
Parts... Specs... Contintal
0200A as removed running strong with acessorys ... $4250.00...
1973... Photos/Specs... Cessna
414 RAM IV w/ air cond, Argus 7000, and full De-Ice ... $
deja vu |
Helicopters: p hoto
Lockheed F-104G c/n 6654...
aircraft... B-12001 Boeing 737-247 s/n 20127 l/n
Bellanca-Champion Club Official Site |
Click Here for Online
Fly Market and Parts
Bin... B-C Contact!...
Around the World in
a 1949 Cruisair...
More on Willi & Elisabeth's
A Very Disappointing
Wing Spar Airworthiness Directive...
Spar AD Site...
We are pleased to
host Leo Horishny's Bellanca website - a look at Bellancas
when they were...
Club Events |
Aircraft Type Club Tent, July 27-August 2.
Bellanca-Champion Club East Coast
Aviators Club Official Site |
AirVenture Oshkosh is almost
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
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
What's New |
Chronology: 100 Years of Flight
added [21 Apr 04]
Wing Force Structure updated [20 Apr
Aerial Victory Credits
updated [13 Apr
Updated information on Arthur W.
66th Weapons Squadron Emblem
corrected [8 Apr
Aerial Victory Credits
updated [11 Feb 04]
column for weapons used for Southeast Asia Vietnam and
Southwest Asia Gulf.
USAF Numbered Studies
updated [30 Jan
added/updated [15 Jan
New/updated entries marked by an
Homepage and Information pages
redesigned [7 Jan 04]
China's Fighters: CAC J-10...
|Walter Boyne's News
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
Over Kitty Hawk, The Novel of the Wright
Influence of Air Power on History Chronicle of
(with Gary Weir)
Operation Iraqi Freedom, What
Went Right, What Went Wrong and
Air & Space Museum: Chino Warbird Show 2004 |
Chino Warbird Show, May 16,
2004... Flying Displays page
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...
Air War F-86 Sabre and MiG-15 Tail
|NZFPM - The
Aircraft - Polikarpov I-16 Ishak (Rata) |
Polikarpov I-16 Ishak (Rata)
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
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
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
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.
thing to flying without leaving the ground
GHOSTS 2004 Calendar ...got to have it ..
Classics as you always dreamed of.
Compliments of www.ac-119gunships.com
Read the Review "Shadows of
Hellcat - Compliments of
Behind the scenes News...