Washington Post – FRENCH GUITARIST RICHARD Pinhas holds a PhD in philosophy, but he doesn’t lecture on his new double-CD set, “Metatron.” In fact, there are no words on the album, save for such found chatter as the voices of several writers, including Philip K. Dick …RICHARD PINHAS “Metatron” Cuneiform INSECT FACTORY “Air Traffic …

Detroit Free Press – A review of Air Traffic Control communications and radar data show that the flight crew reported an emergency shortly after taking off from Milwaukee. A pilot described an aeronautical term known as a ?runaway trim? just before the crash …Crew in Lake Michigan crash had difficulty controlling Cessna

CBS News – The industry blames an outdated, inefficient Air Traffic Control system. Passengers don’t know whom to blame, but tempers are growing shorter as the weather gets hotter. For those who can’t avoid connections when traveling this summer, experts have …Flying Can Mean Going Nowhere Fast

A flight from JFK in New York to Dallas-Fort Worth last week was supposed to take four hours. It took 10. To pass the time, one man recorded his ordeal for YouTube as mechanical problems, backed-up runways and crew changes left passengers starving and exhausted.2007 On Tap As Worst Summer For Flight Delays (CBS4 Miami)

The crew of the fatal flight for a University of Michigan organ transplant team had difficulty controlling the Cessna plane shortly after takeoff, according toUPDATE: Crew in Lake Michigan crash had difficulty controlling Cessna (WZZM 13 Grand Rapids)

Military contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. said Thursday it won a contract to maintain an Air Traffic Control database used by the Federal Aviation Administration.Northrop Gets FAA Contract (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

MCLEAN, Va., July 5, 2007 — Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a follow-on contract by the Federal Aviation Administration to maintain the National Airspace System’s Adaptation Services Environment , which allows users to access aeronautical and “adaptation” information.Northrop Grumman Wins National Airspace System Maintenance Work for the Federal Aviation Administration (PrimeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance)

Researchers count the cost of emissionsThe Australian, Australia – 10 hours agoThe International Air Transport Association estimates that cutting inefficiencies in the global Air Traffic Control system by half would save 35 million …Researchers count the cost of emissions – The Australian

Mexico City airport exceeds capacityUSA Today – 21 hours ago… to have to think of some other solution," said Agustin Arellano, head of the Mexican Airspace Navigation Service, which oversees air-traffic control. …Mexico City airport exceeds capacity – USA Today

Silver State Helicopters Announces Mathias Puhlhofer Director of …Vertical Magazine (press release), Canada – Jul 3, 2007Jerry Airola, president and CEO of Silver State Helicopters, recently announced the promotion of Mathias Puhlhofer as the director of Air Traffic Control. …Pulley Appointed Director of Operational Safety for Silver State … Vertical Magazine (press release)all 4 news articlesSilver State Helicopters Announces Mathias Puhlhofer Director of … – Vertical Magazine (press release)

Northrop Gets FAA ContractForbes, NY – 4 hours agoAP 07.05.07, 3:10 PM ET Military contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. said Thursday it won a contract to maintain an Air Traffic Control database used by the …Northrop gets FAA contract Bizjournals.comNorthrop Grumman Wins National Airspace System Maintenance Work … CNNMoney.comall 15 news articlesNorthrop Gets FAA Contract – Forbes

Travel Daily News InternationalNew Air Traffic Flow Center for EuropeForbes, NY – Jul 3, 2007A new Central Flow Management Unit (nyse: UNT – news – people ) will streamline Air Traffic Control procedures to improve efficiency and facilitate the …EUROCONTROL launches operational cornerstone for European Single Sky Travel Daily News InternationalEurope unifying air traffic system San Jose Mercury Newsall 10 news articlesNew Air Traffic Flow Center for Europe – Forbes

Nigeria: NCAA Investigates Chanchangi, KLM Near MishapAllAfrica.com, Washington – 10 hours agoWhen the pilot of KLM airline called the Air Traffic Control that its aircraft Traffic Avoidance Collusion (TCAA) was detecting another aircraft around it, …Nigeria: NCAA Investigates Chanchangi, KLM Near Mishap – AllAfrica.com

NY1Flight delays breed gripesHouston Chronicle, United States – Jul 3, 2007"And Air Traffic Control delays." The industry has been complaining about the urgent need to modernize the Air Traffic Control system. …Airlines’ on-time performance falls USA TodayAir delays grow; complaints climb Chicago TribuneUgly airline math: Planes late, fliers even later International Herald Tribuneall 47 news articlesFlight delays breed gripes – Houston Chronicle

Quadrant ADS-B air traffic control system to be installed at Abu DhabiMilitary & Aerospace Electronics, NH – Jun 30, 2007Comsoft’s contract with the GCAA of the UAE allows for the upgrade of the UAE’s existing Air Traffic Control system to meet the growing demands of flights …Quadrant ADS-B Air Traffic Control system to be installed at Abu Dhabi – Military & Aerospace Electronics

In early 1999 I was working for Northway Aviation Ltd., but circumstances would dictate that I would seek employment elsewhere.Steve’s “Otter Of The Week”!……by Karl E. Hayes

Jerry Airola, president and CEO of Silver State Helicopters, recently announced the promotion of Mathias Puhlhofer as the director of Air Traffic Control.Silver State Helicopters Announces Mathias Puhlhofer Director of Air Traffic Control

Jerry Airola, president and CEO of Silver State Helicopters announced today the internal promotion of Steve Balint as Vice President of the Western flight academy operations.Silver State Helicopters Announces Balint Vice President of Flight Academy West

A report released on Friday after a September accident involving a Fly BVI aircraft at Beef Island highlighted several deficiencies in the aircraft, the Airports Authority and other agencies.Report on BVI air crash reveals deficiencies