Gulf News – The officer in charge of Air Traffic Control was providing the information on cloud base after assessing it with naked eyes and his assessment may have gone wrong. All two altimeters of the plane also were faulty which must have misled the pilots …Air Force’s unsung heroes

Kozhikode, Nov 4 (IANS) It was an act of courage and sacrifice that may not have many parallels in history. Exactly 30 years ago, five pilots of Indian Air Force’s (IAF) elite communication squadron gave up their lives to save the life of then prime minister Morarji Desai.A prime minister saved, but heroes remain unsung (Calcutta News)

Rockville, MD.- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], along with The Boeing Company, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Harris Corporation, today announced the formation of an industry alliance to help advance the …Leading aviation companies form alliance to advance system wide…

Police at OR Tambo Airport have uncovered R50-million worth of raw, colour-coded cocaine after an intelligence tip-off from Sao Paulo in Brazil. It is understood that Brazilian police warned their South African counterparts to be on the lookout for suspicious boxes on an SAA flight on Thursday.Chaos and cocaine at OR Tambo (Pretoria News)

An Airbus flight SA 333 from Johannesburg overshot the main runway at Cape Town International Airport on landing on Friday, causing delays at airports around the country.What happened to the plane at CT airport? (Cape Argus)

Or…could Congress’ meddling become the end to the ASRS database? Report: Pilots Fell Asleep During Approach To DIA – Denver News Story – KMGH Denver : DENVER — A commercial pilot and his first officer fell …So…you think this is something that the flying public would want to know?

From January to April, the number of aircraft take-offs and landings at Canadian airports without Air Traffic Control towers reached 175,407 movements.Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports, January to April 2007

There’s a television commercial where an airline pilot talks about a flight delayed by weather, until he uses his iPhone to connect to weather radar online.Air Traffic Control System Taking Off

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2791 Issue Date: November 01, 2007 at 1519 UTC Location: Austin, Texas near CENTEX VORTAC Beginning Date and Time: November 03, 2007 at 1740 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 03, 2007 at …TX TFR: 11.03.07

Economic Times – Due to opposition from various ministries and departments on several issues like corporatisation of Air Traffic Control (ATC) and opening the sector for more foreign direct investment (FDI) in the draft aviation policy, the matter was referred to …GoM meeting on aviation policy postponed

SAIC to Upgrade USAF Air Traffic Control Radio SystemCNNMoney.com – Oct 31, 2007The contract will allow the Air Force to completely upgrade its Air Traffic Control radio systems with new technology that will help improve overall system …SAIC to Upgrade USAF Air Traffic Control Radio System – CNNMoney.com

Colonie ? A dozen years ago, the bustling, county-run airport serving New York’s capital region looked like an exhausted traveler, limping along with a one-story terminal dating back to the Kennedy administration.Role model for Stewart: Albany airport is flying high in popularity (Middletown Times Herald-Record)

Ricky Yngsdal flies at least twice a month, but lately he has been spending more time in airports than on planes because of the increase in flight delays, cancellations and missed connections.Airport terminals ape malls to help travelers kill time (The Daily News)