Federal aviation regulators have changed the way they track mistakes that bring planes too close together, a move that some safety experts say could hide risks of midair collisions.Some say FAA move could hide midair collisions

Tanzanian food production in the 2007/2008 season is expected to reach 11.02 million tons while the expected national consumption is estimated to be around 10.09 million tons.Tanzania expects bumper food crop harvest: minister (India Daily)

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 …

Japan Today – NARITA ? Air Traffic controllers at domestic airports will be required to take English proficiency examinations once every three years to prevent accidents caused by miscommunication in English, transport ministry officials said Wednesday. The …Japan’s Air Traffic controllers to be required to take English tests

Softpedia – The northern tip of the Pacific Ring of Fire is boiling. Klyuchevskoy, a stratovolcano located in the north central part of the Kamchatka Peninsula and the highest mountain of this peninsula (4,649 m or 15,470 ft tall) is spitting ash up to 32,000 ft …Huge Volcanic Eruption in Kamchatka Peninsula Is Perturbing Air …

Frost & Sullivan’s Aerospace and Defense Practice in Asia Pacific will host an exclusive analyst briefing on Airport Airside in Asia on July 19 at 14:00 hrs SGT .The New Business of Airport Airside in Asia – An Evolution

Monsters and Critics – LOS ANGELES, CA, United States (UPI) — The U.S. airline industry has high hopes this summer that a spending bill for the Federal Aviation Administration will pass with a planeload of money earmarked for the air-traffic control system that is the …Fuel a big issue in Air Traffic

Since September, Air Traffic controllers have been working under an imposed contract after failed negotiations with the Federal Aviation Administration, prompting some unusual protests.Air Traffic Controllers Show Odd Protests

FESTIVAL fans were hit by floods, mud and traffic chaos as they headed for T in the Park last night.News Feed: Sea in the Park

MRPL, a subsidiary of ONGC, has entered into a contract with State Trading Corporation of Mauritius for supplying petroleum product. The three year contract would be for supplying one million tonnes of fuel every year, a company official said.MRPL enters into contract with STC, Mauritius (India Daily)

Boston Globe – BRUSSELS, Belgium — A group of EU experts on Friday urged the union to speed up efforts to create a unified airspace over Europe in order to cut air travel costs, boost safety and improve the environmental efficiency of Air Traffic over the …EU experts call for unified airspace

Syndicate Bank on Friday launched “SYNDSONA”, the brand under which it will sell gold coins through 104 select branches spread across eight states. The coins are available in denominations of four gms, eight gms and 10 gms in tamper-proof card with 999.9 purity certificates, it said in a statement.Sydicate Bank to sell gold coins across eight states (India Daily)

I remember years ago when I met longtime federal workforce observer Mike Causey, who now toils at Federal News Radio in Washington, he told me about meeting federal employees who would introduce themselves by …Eligibility: Facts and Myths

Japan Air Traffic controllers will have to pass English test every …The Japan Times, Japan – Jul 4, 2007(Kyodo) In a bid to boost safety by ensuring good ground to pilot communications, Air Traffic controllers in Japan will be required to pass an English …Japan Air Traffic controllers will have to pass English test every … – The Japan Times

EU Experts Call for Unified AirspaceForbes, NY – Jul 6, 2007Despite numerous efforts to integrate Air Traffic management systems, Europe is still broken up into small slices of airspace controlled by national …EC must act on new aviation report Boarding.noA report for the future European aviation regulatory Avionewsall 6 news articlesEU Experts Call for Unified Airspace – Forbes

Passengers flying to Augusta Regional Airport in the coming weeks won’t notice the airport’s new $7.5 million radar system.Airport gets newest radar System shows 60 miles of airespace