This Date in Aviation History: April 26 - April 28



Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from April 26 through April 28. Factory fresh A-12s lined up on the tarmac at the US Air Force Plant 24 in Palmdale …

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Chicago Aviation Security Chief Is Fired Weeks After United Episode



Officers with the Chicago Department of Aviation at O’Hare International Airport provoked widespread outrage when they forcibly removed a passenger from his seat on a United Airlines flight. Now their supervisor has been fired, though not for a reason …

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Ex-aviation minister Chidoka releases more of Nnamdi Kanu's freedom photos



Former aviation minister Nnamdi Kanzu has released more photos of the release of Nnamdi Kanu from Kuje prison on Friday, April 28. Chidoka posted the pictures on his personal Facebook page with the caption: “Nnamdi Kanu leaving Kuje Prison”. NAIJ.com had …

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Aviation taking IY2017 up to 35,000 feet



When the United Nations declared 2017 the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism For Development (IY2017), it was not purely for the purposes of messaging the value of the tourism sector across the global UN system. Awareness was but a small part …

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Silicon Valley discovers aviation — but for how long?



You have to pay close attention these days to keep up with all the breathless news about “flying cars” and “disruptive aerial vehicles.” The great and the good from the technology world have fallen in love with aviation lately, and their various …

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Turkish Airlines Faces Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Sanctions For Abandoning Abuja School Kids In Istanbul



The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has indicated interest in taking a strong action against the Turkish Airlines after the Middle East outfit abandoned 22 Nigerian pupils, students and instructors of Glisten International College, Abuja at the …

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Cathay's New CEO Faces One of Aviation's Toughest Turnaround Jobs



Friends and executives clinked their champagne flutes for Rupert Hogg late last week at a sky lounge offering a view of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, wishing him success as he assumes the CEO role on May 1 at Cathay Pacific Airways. A can of Red Bull …


Why the Aviation Industry is Stunted



Aviation is not contributing significantly to the nation’s GDP. Chinedu Eze writes that the government should step in urgently to salvage the industry Industry analysts estimate that the Nigerian aviation industry has lost up to 30 percent of passenger …

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L3 Aviation Products Receives TSO Authorization For Upgraded Cockpit Displays



L3 Aviation Products has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization and an Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML-STC) for its EFI-650 cockpit display, a new integrated Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) designed for …

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First EASA, CAAC safety conference promotes aviation safety improvements



The executive director of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Patrick Ky, and the vice administrator of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Li Jian, opened the joined safety conference organized by the two organizations on April 27 …

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This Date in Aviation History: April 26 - April 28



Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from April 26 through April 28. Factory fresh A-12s lined up on the tarmac at the US Air Force Plant 24 in Palmdale …

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Upcoming GE Aviation Lecture Features Air Racing Couple at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum



The National Air and Space Museum will present the next lecture in the GE Aviation Series May 3 with Jon and Patricia Sharp, a married couple who design, build, test and race their own planes. In “Chasing the Dream, Not the Competition,” the Sharps …

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It's time to move past incremental modernization in aviation, says major general



NASHVILLE (Army News Service) — The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and make the leap forward to new capabilities if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion. “Across the Army and …

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Chicago Aviation Security Chief Is Fired Weeks After United Episode



Officers with the Chicago Department of Aviation at O’Hare International Airport provoked widespread outrage when they forcibly removed a passenger from his seat on a United Airlines flight. Now their supervisor has been fired, though not for a reason …

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FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW AVIATION MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM



NEW YORK (April 28, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces a new Aviation Maintenance Management Program developed and offered in conjunction with Service Elements. This new three-day course is provided at FlightSafety’s Maintenance Training …

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Ex-aviation minister Chidoka releases more of Nnamdi Kanu's freedom photos



Former aviation minister Nnamdi Kanzu has released more photos of the release of Nnamdi Kanu from Kuje prison on Friday, April 28. Chidoka posted the pictures on his personal Facebook page with the caption: “Nnamdi Kanu leaving Kuje Prison”. NAIJ.com had …

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GE Aviation Requests EASA Certification For H Series Engine



GE Aviation has submitted a type certification request to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its H Series aerobatic engine. The powerplant features a single lever to control both the engine and propeller, which the manufacturer says “will …

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Latitude 33 Aviation Grows 25 Percent, Celebrates 10 th Anniversary



CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Latitude 33 Aviation, LLC, a private jet charter, business jet management, and aircraft sales/acquisitions company based at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Southern California, announces the company grew by 25 percent year …

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3 Things We Learned at Aviation Electronics Europe 2017



With a total of 50 exhibitors, seven panel discussions, four workshops and two certified training courses on DO-178C and DO-254, Europe’s biggest avionics industry event, Aviation Electronics Europe 2017, concluded Wednesday. While it would be …

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Silicon Valley discovers aviation – but for how long?



Kitty Hawk released a video that shows its flying jet ski in action. You have to pay close attention these days to keep up with all the breathless news about “flying cars” and “disruptive aerial vehicles.” The great and the good from the …

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Aviation at 'nexus' to move beyond incremental modernization



NASHVILLE (Army News Service) — The Army must move past incremental modernization to existing systems and must make the leap forward to new capabilities, if it wants to maintain overmatch against adversaries, said Maj. Gen. Robert Marion. “Across the Army …

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Event encourages students to explore aviation career fields



Area high school students with an interest in aviation gathered at Estherville Municipal Airport. The event is designed as an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in different areas of the field. “The experience of a STEM career in aviation is …

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Cathay's New CEO Faces One of Aviation's Toughest Turnaround Jobs



Friends and executives clinked their champagne flutes for Rupert Hogg late last week at a sky lounge offering a view of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, wishing him success as he assumes the CEO role on May 1 at Cathay Pacific Airways. A can of Red Bull …


Walla Walla University aviation program celebrates 50-years



WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The Walla Walla University Aviation Program is set to celebrate 50-years on Friday. For the last eight years, the program has had a 100 percent post college industry placement rate, with one of the biggest fleets of the Seventh-day …

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As Army aviation looks to the future, modernization of existing aircraft continues



While the Army is continuing work on the next generation of engines and aircraft, modernization of existing platforms, like the UH-60 Blackhawk, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook is continuing. Since the Army has said they want to fly those platforms for many …

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