Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, March 19, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 6  





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Mesmerizing Video Tracks Flights 

There have been several attempts at depicting flight paths around busy airports and around the world, some more successful than others. One of the coolest visualizations has recently come out of Europe though a British company called NATS, which offers a variety of aviation-related...Read More

European air traffic data visualization for NATS
European Air Traffic Data Visualization For NATS (TURN VOLUME ON)


Boeing Begins Expansion Of 737 Commercial Delivery Center 

Boeing has kicked off expansion of its 737 Commercial Delivery Center (CDC) at Boeing Field in Seattle. The project more than doubles the space that will be available for customers and groups supporting increased 737 deliveries...Read More


Airbus, Boeing Expect Strong Aircraft Deliveries In 2014

Airbus and Boeing executives agreed that 2014 should be a good year for commercial aircraft at the ISTAT 2014 Americas conference in San Diego. "We are cautiously optimistic," said Randy Tinseth, Boeing vice president of marketing. Boeing expects to deliver up to 725 aircraft this year, while Airbus expects to deliver 630 aircraft in 2014...Read More


United Upgrades Fleet With Fuel-Efficient 787s and A350s

United Airlines is renewing its fleet with the fuel-efficient Boeing 787 and Airbus A350, according to Matt Miller, managing director, Japan and Pacific sales. "The A350 is designed to replace our Boeing 747s in time, and the Boeing 787s, the -8 and the -9, are really our Boeing 767 and Boeing 777-200 replacements," Miller said...Read More



Norwegian Air International Recruits U.S.-Based Dreamliner Pilots

Norwegian Air continues to expand internationally and is currently recruiting pilots for its crew base at New York's JFK airport. The company is recruiting captains and first officers to operate the state-of-the art Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The low-cost airline offers non-stop flights from several U.S. cities to Europe...Read More 


A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

We know the story of MH370: A loaded Boeing 777 departs at midnight from Kuala Lampur, headed to Beijing. A hot night. A heavy aircraft. About an hour out, across the gulf toward Vietnam, the plane goes dark, meaning the transponder and secondary radar tracking go off. Two days later we hear reports that Malaysian military radar (which is a primary radar...Read More

Opinion: Malaysia Flight MH370 Aftermath - An Unprecedented Circus

The mystery of Malaysia Air Flight MH370 is deeper than ever. Theories abound. Flying columnist Les Abend believes it was a case of a catastrophic fire that disabled the crew and communications but not the autopilot. It's one of the best theories going, but it has little...Read More


First F-35 Lightning II Arrives At Luke AFB

Escorted by two F-16 fighting Falcons, Luke Air Force Base's first F-35 Lightning II arrived a little after 11 a.m. March 10, from the Lockheed Martin factory in Fort Worth, Texas. "This is a day that has been a long time coming," Col. John Hanna, the 56th Operations Group commander, said...Read More


American Airlines CEO Reaches Out To Unions After Merger

TSA Precheck Enrollment Center Opens In Palm Beach County, Fla.

Palm Beach, Fla., travelers can now enroll in the Transportation Security Administration's Precheck program without leaving the county. TSA Precheck gives passengers access to expedited security screening and excuses them from taking off their shoes and belts or unpacking their laptops...Read More


James: Sequester Will Cost Lives

Cuts to Air Force readiness accounts over the last decade have degraded safety, and continuing with sequestration could cost an increasing number of lives, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told the House Armed Services Committee Friday. Answering a question from Rep. Pete Gallego (D-Texas) about the effects of ongoing sequester...Read More


Nuclear Lightning

NATO partners buying the F-35 want the Air Force to pick up the development tab to make the aircraft nuclear capable, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh told the House Armed Services Committee Friday. In response to questions from Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Wash.), Welsh said the Air Force has "committed to making the F-35 dual-capable...Read More


Mechanical, Human Error Led to Fatal KC-135 Crash

A flight control malfunction exacerbated by the flight crew's response overstressed a KC-135 last year, ripping its tail off and causing it to explode in flight over Kyrgyzstan, investigators determined. The Accident Investigation Board determined that the tanker's flight control augmentation system malfunctioned, causing lateral oscillations shortly after takeoff...Read More 


NASA Picks Small Business Tech Proposals For Development

NASA has selected 108 research and technology proposals from U.S. small businesses that will enable NASA's future missions while benefiting America's new high technology-driven economy right here on Earth. The selected proposals now will enter into negotiations for contract awards as part of Phase II of the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program...Read More


Textron Completes Acquisition Of Beechcraft

The deed is finally done, and for now, the Cessna, Beechcraft, and Hawker names will continue to live on ... under the Textron umbrella. Textron has announced that it has closed its acquisition of Beech Holdings, LLC, the parent of Beechcraft Corporation, and that it will bring together its Cessna business and Beechcraft...Read More


F-16 Pilot Was Ready To Give Her Life On Sept. 11 

Late in the morning of the Tuesday that changed everything, Lt. Heather "Lucky" Penney was on a runway at Andrews Air Force Base and ready to fly. She had her hand on the throttle of an F-16 and she had her orders: Bring down United Airlines Flight 93. The day's fourth hijacked airliner seemed to be hurtling toward Washington. Penney, one of the first two combat pilots in the air that morning, was told to stop it...Read More


Delta Considers Updating Fleet With New Wide-Body Aircraft

Delta wants to replace its existing fleet, including its Boeing 747s and 767s, with new, wide-body aircraft. The airline is expected to issue a request for proposal for the move, which comes as Delta also initiates a cabin makeover of its international fleet...Read More


Gulfstream G650 Sets New Speed Record

Gulfstream's G650 business jet has set a new speed record, 13 hours and 49 minutes between White Plains, N.Y. and Mumbai, India at an average cruise speed of Mach 0.85 for a flight distance of 7,115 nautical miles...Read More


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