Monthly Archives: August 2013

New MyClip Mini Kneeboard works with iPad Mini, iPhone, iPad

The new MyClip Mini fits the iPad Mini and even the iPhone. Finding the perfect iPad kneeboard isn’t easy. There are a wealth of options available, from basic straps that keep your iPad steady to complete in-flight organizers. For those …

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New MyClip Mini Kneeboard works with iPad Mini, iPhone, iPad

Finding the perfect iPad kneeboard isn’t easy, but a new leg strap offers a nearly universal option for iPad Mini, iPad and even iPhone. Get the details in our latest accessory review. …

VNY Reopens Primary Runway Following Maintenance Project

Tenants and operators at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) celebrated on Aug. 29 the formal reopening of the Southern California airfield’s primary runway, 16R/34L, capping a successful seven-month, $20.5 million rehabilitation effort. "Collaborating with key stakeholders early in the process enabled …

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VNY Reopens Primary Runway Following Maintenance Project

Tenants and operators at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) celebrated on Aug. 29 the formal reopening of the Southern California airfield’s primary runway, 16R/34L, capping a successful seven-month, $20.5 million rehabilitation effort. "Collaborating with key stakeholders early in the process enabled …

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MAKS Show Business Attests to Russia’s Growing Relevance

Russian civil aerospace executives might remember last week’s MAKS airshow in Moscow as the start of their industry’s ascent toward global relevance. Highlighted by a tentative deal between Bombardier and Kremlin-controlled Rostekhnologii (Rostec) to partner on the assembly of Q400 …

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Ryanair To Appeal Landmark UK Ruling on Aer Lingus Stake

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has said it will appeal the UK Competition Commission’s August 28 ruling that it must reduce its holding in Ireland’s Aer Lingus from 29.8 percent to 5 percent. The British anti-trust regulator ruled that Ryanair’s position as …

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Airline Pilots Engaged on Issue of Unmanned Aircraft

Two years out from the September 2015 deadline the U.S. Congress established to introduce unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) into the nation’s airspace system, airline pilots are engaged in the process of developing standards and practices that UAS operators will follow. Sean …

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MRJ Program’s Latest Snag Linked to 2009 FAA Mandate

Mitsubishi Aircraft’s failure to properly forecast the effects of new U.S. Federal Aviation Administration procedures introduced in 2009 to validate regulatory compliance of production processes led to the latest delay of the MRJ90, according to company executives. The new system–called …

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Boeing Sees Pilot Numbers Climbing as Mechanic Count Flattens

The airline industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to operate and maintain new aircraft due for delivery over the next two decades, according to a new forecast from Boeing. The 2013 Pilot and Technician Outlook, …

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Transport Canada Clears CSeries To Fly

Transport Canada has issued Bombardier’s CSeries Clight Test Vehicle 1 (FTV1) its flight-test permit, clearing it for its maiden flight “in the coming weeks,” the manufacturer announced Friday. The approval follows a series of pre-flight tests including low-speed taxi runs. …

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