Monthly Archives: March 2011

Safety stand-down for volunteer pilots | General Aviation News

The AOPA Foundation's Air Safety Institute on Friday, March 25th, joined with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Air Care Alliance.www.generalaviationnews.com/…/safety-stand-down-for-volu…

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Piper Names Global Wings as New Aircraft Dealer

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Piper Offers Archer LX Ready, Set, Fly Training Program

The Piper Ready, Set, Fly program helps new aircraft owners learn to fly safely and efficiently, and promotes growth in general aviation by encouraging people to become pilots. The Ready, Set, Fly training program for Piper Archer LXs will take place See all stories on this topic ?

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Small government plane missing in northwest China

The jet, made by the Zhong Fei General Aviation Company, was carrying out a survey mission for the Ministry of Land and Resources when it went missing. Rescue helicopters were sent on Wednesday morning to search for the plane, but nothing had been See all stories on this topic ?

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What 'The ESTD' has in store

InterGlobe General Aviation has launched a flurry of super-luxurious products under their new brand ? The ESTD. The length and breadth of their product line-up is nothing short of mind-blowing and each product could probably cause a mild heart-attack See all stories on this topic ?Business Standard

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Colorado Business

Bye Energy, an Arapahoe County-based integrator of alternative energy technologies for business and general aviation aircraft, signed an agreement with Garmin International Inc. to collaborate on system optimization and display for the new electric See all stories on this topic ?

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General aviation workers gather in Wichita | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

General aviation workers gather in Wichita. This photo also appears in. General Aviation rally in… (Set). License. All Rights Reserved. Privacy www.flickr.com/photos/raylahood/5552775753/

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Dassault drops DX models

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2011 Vyrus 985C 4V

Automotive exotica is coming to Gandhiland by the veritable droves and the latest addition to this seemingly endless surge is the 2011 Vyrus 987C 4V motorcycle that had onlookers thrilled even as InterGlobe General Aviation, the promoters of the Indigo See all stories on this topic ?Indian Cars Bikes

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Channel 6 News » Small government plane missing in northwest China

The jet, made by the Zhong Fei General Aviation Company, was carrying out a survey mission for the Ministry of Land and Resources when it went missing. Rescue helicopters were sent on Wednesday morning to search for the plane, Channel 6 News – http://channel6newsonline.com/

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Florida Air Traffic Controller Suspended After Close Call

A small private Cirrus SR22 plane heading to a nearby general aviation airport in Kissimmee, Florida had been out of radio contact for over an hour, despite repeated attempts to reach the pilot. The air traffic controller asked a US News – ABC News Radio – http://abcnewsradioonline.com/national-news/

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Defense Product and Service Stocks To Watch (HON, LMT, BA, GR

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) slid 0.09% to $84.66. Goodrich Corporation is a supplier of aerospace components, systems and services to the commercial and general aviation airplane markets. MBPE Capital – http://www.mbpecapital.com/

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[IWS] RAND: CHINA's AEROSPACE INDUSTRY: READY FOR TAKEOFF [24

Fixed-Wing General Aviation Aircraft. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32. ChAPTer FOur. The role of Foreign Firms in the Development of China's IWS Documented News DAILY POSTINGS – http://iwsdocumentednewsdaily.blogspot.com/

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NTSB investigating incident involving ATC request for a commercial

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an incident involving a Southwest Airlines airplane that was requested to veer off course by Air Traffic Control to view into the cockpit of a general aviation airplane that had Aviation Safety Network's News – http://news.aviation-safety.net/

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Counteroffer for Cirrus Aircraft may be brewing | Wichita Eagle

Consultant Brian Foley said he received an outpouring of calls from the aviation community after he wrote a report upset that China was buying U.S. general aviation companies, including most recently, a deal for Cirrus Aircraft.Wichita Eagle: Aviation – http://www.kansas.com/business/aviation/

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Florida Air Traffic Controller Suspended After Planes Fly Too Close For Comfort

A small private Cirrus SR22 plane heading to a nearby general aviation airport in Kissimmee, Fla., had been out of radio contact for over an hour, despite repeated attempts to reach the pilot. The air traffic controller asked a Southwest Airlines jet See all stories on this topic ?

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Guest commentary: Enterprise Rent-A-Car to provide services to all three local

Marco Island is one of few general aviation airports that doesn't have an active taxiway; however, that problem will be resolved shortly. The airport is the recipient of a $6 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. See all stories on this topic ?Naples Daily News

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Chattanooga Airport Conducts Mock Emergency Drill

The mock scenario featured a corporate and general aviation aircraft, and one of the planes clipped the other. More than two dozen local emergency agencies were invited to participate in the event. The Federal Aviation Administration requires the See all stories on this topic ?

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Kentucky Derby Festival balloon events moving to Bowman Field from Expo Center

The general aviation airport is off Dutchmans and Cannons lanes. Officials also announced that the Great Balloon Tour, the site for which has been rotated in recent years, will be at Indiana University Southeast (last year it was at Vettiner Park near See all stories on this topic ?

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Hawker hold top spot in turbo sales

Hawker Beechcraft has retained its long-standing mantle as leaders in turboprop aircraft sales by recording nearly 25 percent of the general aviation industry's total deliveries in the segment, according to 2010 statistics released by the General See all stories on this topic ?

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CFM China Ltd announces aircraft contract in Smyrna

SMYRNA ? Through its affiliate company, Corporate Flight Management (www.flycfm.com) CFM China Ltd, in cooperation with Flying Dragon General Aviation Company, announced today a long-term business cooperation resulting in export sales of special See all stories on this topic ?

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Cirrus defends sale to Chinese firm

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Channel 6 News » Small government plane missing in northwest China

The jet, made by the Zhong Fei General Aviation Company, was carrying out a survey mission for the Ministry of Land and Resources when it went missing. Rescue helicopters were sent on Wednesday morning to search for the plane, Channel 6 News – http://channel6newsonline.com/

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Synchronous Aerospace Group Announces Acquisition of Weaver Manufacturing, Inc.

global aerospace industry, announced that its parent company has acquired Weaver Manufacturing, Inc., a premier provider of precision machining and assemblies of structural parts to the commercial, military and general aviation aircraft industries. See all stories on this topic ?

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Presidents serve up lighter side of GA

By Alyssa J. Miller Scents of pancakes and sausage sizzling on charcoal grills drew 200 hungry pilots?some who had been camping out and wanted a hot meal?to an appreciation breakfast March 30 sponsored by AOPA, the General Aviation Manufacturers See all stories on this topic ?AOPA Pilot

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NBAA welcomes congressional action to preserve the BARR

The amendment goes on to note that the online broadcast of general aviation movements by government against citizens' will "not serve a public policy objective." NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen thanked Reps. Sam Graves, Leonard Boswell and John Mica, See all stories on this topic ?

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GAMA applauds DOT / DOD letter voicing concerns on potential threat to GPS

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association has welcomed active engagement from the US Department of Transportation and the US Department of Defense in a recent letter to the Federal Communications Commission calling into question the process by See all stories on this topic ?

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CAA: UK GA will benefit from streamlined regulation

by Ian Goold Successful partnerships with UK government departments and national and European regulators are the fruits of several years' investment in discussion and representation by Britain's general aviation community, according to industry leaders See all stories on this topic ?

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UK Border Agency enhances GA-reporting system

Late last month, the UK Border Agency (UKBA), part of the Home Office, scheduled a workshop to involve major aviation stakeholders in exploring improvements to Britain's general aviation reporting (GAR) system, under which business-aircraft operators See all stories on this topic ?

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Channel 6 News » Small government plane missing in northwest China

The jet, made by the Zhong Fei General Aviation Company, was carrying out a survey mission for the Ministry of Land and Resources when it went missing. Rescue helicopters were sent on Wednesday morning to search for the plane, Channel 6 News – http://channel6newsonline.com/

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