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FAA gives provisional certification to HondaJet

March 30, 2015

Honda Aircraft Company said the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

US Bangla Airlines to add 3rd aircraft for increasing frequency

March 30, 2015 The official news Agency of Bangladesh (BSS) has issued following news release: US Bangla Airlines, the newest private airlines in the country's aviation sector, will add third aircraft to its fleet by May aiming at ...

Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes; Federal Register Extracts

March 30, 2015 SUMMARY: We propose to supersede Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2007-16-08, which applies to all The Boeing Company Model 747-100, 747-100B, 747-100B SUD, 747-200B, 747-200C, 747-300, 747-400, 747-400D, and 747SR series...

Lockheed rolls out first Italian F-35A aircraft from Cameri FACO facility

March 30, 2015 The aircraft, designated as AL-1, will now proceed to additional check-out activities before its anticipated first flight later this year. The rollout exhibits the ongoing strong partnership between the Italian Minist...

Hazardous Materials: Spare Fuel Cell Cartridges Containing Flammable Gas Transported by Aircraft in Passenger and Crew Member Checked Baggage; Federal Register Extracts

March 30, 2015 SUMMARY: PHMSA issued a 2011 final rule in which we did not harmonize with international regulations regarding the carriage of spare fuel cell cartridges in passenger and crew member checked baggage. Lilliputian Syste...

Garmin International launches Garmin Vantage family of ADS-B solutions

March 30, 2015 These ADS-B solutions serve a diverse number of aircraft and their operators, including experimental, general aviation, helicopter, business and transport category aircraft. "As the market leader, Garmin was the first...

Contract Award: Sagem Avionics Wins Federal Contract for "AILERON TRI CONTROL"

March 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, March 27 -- DLA Acquisition Locations (Defense Logistics Agency), DLA Aviation - BSM, has awarded a $34,230.20 federal contract on Mar. 27 for "AILERON TRI CONTROL."Contractor Awardee: Sagem Avionics LLC D...

Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes; Federal Register Extracts

March 30, 2015 SUMMARY: We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc. Model BD-700-1A10 and BD-700-1A11 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of several events where pilots experi...

Idaho: Guard learns bitter lessons from helicopter crash in Boise

March 30, 2015 Statesman of Idaho has issued the following news release: The Apache helicopter operator's manual contains a new warning to military pilots across the country.The notation alerts them to the scenario that caused an A...

-Airbus Group delivers first new UH-72A Lakota for Army initial-entry trainer mission

March 30, 2015 HERNDON, Va. - Airbus Group yesterday delivered to the U.S. Army the first UH-72A Lakota helicopter to come off the Airbus Helicopters Inc. production line configured for the Lakota's latest mission, as the service's ...

REP. ROB WITTMAN HOLDS A HEARING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE'S READINESS POSTURE

March 30, 2015 HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON READINESS HOLDS A HEARING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE'S READINESS POSTUREMARCH 26, 2015SPEAKERS: REP. ROB WITTMAN, R-VA. CHAIRMAN REP. ELISE STEFANIK, R-N.Y. REP. AU...

FEDERAL REGISTER: Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes

March 30, 2015 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONFederal Aviation Administration14 CFR Part 39[Docket No. FAA-2015-0676; Directorate Identifier 2014-NM-164-AD]RIN 2120-AA64Ai...

MCCONNELL COMMUNITY MARKS B-29 ROLLOUT

March 30, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force:By Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public AffairsOne of more than the 1,600 B-29 Superfortresses assembled in Wichita, was delivered...

REP. FRANK A. LOBIONDO HOLDS A HEARING ON FAA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL REFORM

March 30, 2015 (CORRECTED COPY)HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION HOLDS A HEARING ON FAA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL REFORMMARCH 24, 2015SPEAKERS: REP. FRANK A. LOBIONDO, R-N.J. CHAIRMAN REP. DON ...

Facebook forges ahead with drone trials

March 30, 2015 Institution of Mechanical Engineers has issued the following news release:Facebook has revealed that it has been testing solar-powered drones that will beam internet access to remote communities.The first test flight...

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