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  Aviation Forecasts 2001-2015   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When combined with the economic slowdown during 2001, the impact was a significant drop in passenger traffic at all Canadian airports and in particular at airports with significant transborder traffic.
The downward trend in total aircraft movements is expected to continue into 2002, being exacerbated by the September terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001 and as a direct consequence of the poor performance of the economy that started in late 2000.
As an indicator of aviation activity, the term "Licensed Pilots" refers to the number of pilot licences in force at the end of a given calendar year.
www.tc.gc.ca /POL/EN/airforecasting/summary02.htm   (4912 words)

 NTSB - Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Because the crashes of September 11, 2001 were the results of criminal activity, those crashes are included in the totals for scheduled U.S. airline accidents and fatalities, but are not used for the purpose of accident rate computation.
General aviation was the only category of air transportation to report an increase in its accident rate, which is attributable to the fact that fewer hours were flown by general aviation aircraft in 2001 than in 2000.
As with 2001 statistics, accidents caused by illegal acts in previous years were not used when calculating the accident rate for that year.
www.ntsb.gov /Pressrel/2002/020326.htm   (397 words)

 FAA Announces Winners of the 2001 Excellence in Aviation Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Currently chairman of Baylor University's Department of Aviation Sciences, Dr. Shauck, in collaboration with industry and the FAA, is involved in critical environmental research that is helping to reduce harmful emissions through the use of renewable clean-burning aviation fuels.
-environmentally compatible fuels in aviation; -certification programs for aircraft using alternative, renewable, non-fossil fuels; -the use of aircraft, powered by renewable fuels to monitor air pollution; and -development of a university curriculum for the scientist-pilot program using aviation studies and flight training to motivate students to a higher level of interest in mathematics and sciences.
The Excellence in Aviation designation is a highly competitive, non-monetary award presented annually to individuals and/or institutions following an evaluation of documentation which clearly shows how their past research benefits the aviation community today.
www.faa.gov /apa/pr/pr.cfm?id=1482   (463 words)

 2001 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
February 28 - An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hits the Nisqually Valley area of Washington.
September 11 - Around 3,000 killed in the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and rural Pennsylvania.
November 12 - 2001 Attack on Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, ahead of advancing Northern Alliance troops (Northern Alliance fighters took Kabul on November 14)
open-encyclopedia.com /2001   (2734 words)

 NBAA President Testifies Before House Aviation Subcommittee
"Business aviation’s role in facilitating the transportation needs of businesses throughout the country and around the world is critical to the economy," stated Olcott.
NBAA, as part of the General Aviation Coalition, is developing broad-based recommendations to address the security concerns of the general aviation community raised by the Bush Administration in light of current events.
NBAA represents the aviation interests of over 6,700 companies which own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation.
web.nbaa.org /public/news/pr/2001/20010925-044.php   (306 words)

 Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Aviation Delay Prevention Hearing Time Change for March 29, March 27, 2001.
Aviation Delay Prevention Hearing Set for March 29, March 27, 2001.
Aviation Security: FAA's Actions to Study Responsibilities and Funding for Airport Security and to Certify Screening Companies.
commerce.senate.gov /issues/aviation.htm   (1351 words)

 Aviation, November 2001 from Holland & Knight LLP
Washington, D.C. The U.S. Congress and various branches of the federal government continue to be busy with aviation matters, with more than a little controversy attached to their actions.
The Under Secretary will be appointed for a five-year term, like the FAA Administrator, and will have virtually unlimited powers to establish security procedures not only for aviation but also for other types of transportation.
The Under Secretary will have responsibility for day-to-day screening activities of U.S. air passengers, must develop hiring and training standards for aviation security screeners, and is tasked with hiring and training all required airport security screeners.
www.hklaw.com /Publications/Newsletters.asp?IssueID=227   (1982 words)

 Jet Aviation | Outlook | Spring 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jet Aviation entered the United Kingdom by purchasing a facility at Biggin Hill Airport, located in the south of London.
Heinz Köhli, President and COO of Jet Aviation Europe, Middle and Far East, says, "This step to purchase a location so close to the city of London is an important strategic move for Jet Aviation.
Zelouf joined Jet Aviation in 1967 and was instrumental in establishing Jet Aviation Basel as a world-renowned maintenance organization and completion center.
jetaviation.aero /corporate/outlook/spring01-2.php   (224 words)

 Transport Canada - TC Express - Canadian Aviation Safety Seminar 2001 "Making Safety Management Systems Work in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To help achieve this goal, and in response to the evaluations and comments of previous seminar participants, CASS 2001, which was opened by the Minister, offered two full days of operationally-oriented workshops preceded by a one-day plenary session of high-profile international guest speakers and panels.
The Canadian Aviation Safety Seminar provides a unique opportunity to bring the whole Civil Aviation team together with participation from each of the regions.
While primarily educational, this seminar also provided an opportunity for members of the aviation community to interact with other aviation professionals and to share safety concerns with members of Transport Canada Civil Aviation.
www.tc.gc.ca /TCExpress/20010506/en/fa04_e.htm   (591 words)

 General Aviation 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is expected the year 2001 will exceed all prior records in general aviation.
As you can see, our biggest problem in general aviation in the future is not the sale of aircraft but finding someone to keep them flying.
Of course working for the airlines is the dream of most new AandPs with general aviation being the bottom of the food chain.
www.avionicswest.com /myviewpoint/GA2001.htm   (1055 words)

 President’s Forum: Protecting Aviation Funding, March 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This brought such a cry of protest from all sides of the aviation industry that OMB wisely decided to look elsewhere for potential savings—for the moment.
OMB’s proposal was a clarion call for aviation support groups and members of Congress who had worked hard to make aviation infrastructure improvements a high priority during the last congressional session.
The measure Congress approved to fund the improvements, AIR 21, also established the principle that revenues collected from aviation users and placed into the Airport and Airways Trust Fund should be fully spent for aviation purposes and not diverted to other uses—a position ALPA has espoused for many years.
www.alpa.org /alpa/DesktopModules/ViewDocument.aspx?DocumentID=1027   (450 words)

Over the next year, we are committed to working with you, and the rest of the aviation community, as well as with the Congress, to develop a plan of action.
Government, industry, and key components of the aviation community, are all working together in new collaborative and constructive ways to advance aviation safety.
By building on the 1997 recommendations of the National Civil Aviation Review Commission, which I had the privilege to chair, and the White House Commission on Aviation Safety, we have embraced the goal of reducing the fatal accident rate through a performance-based, data-driven approach.
www.dot.gov /affairs/032701sp.htm   (821 words)

 AIN Online July 2001: Aviation insurance industry airs concerns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This prediction came at the 25th annual Aviation Insurance Association conference held in Phoenix in May. In attendance were more than 440 aviation insurance professionals, including agents, brokers, claims personnel and underwriters, from seven countries on three continents.
The four-person panel discussed the Bush Cabinet in terms of aviation disposition, especially focusing on Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, whom the Cabinet concluded would be inclined to support the “continuation of all airports,” and Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, who may become a key player in resolving strikes in the aviation industry.
The court found that “a flight manual is an integral ‘part’ of the general aviation aircraft product,” but the plaintiffs could state a claim only if they could show that the specific information leading to the crash had been revised or deleted.
www.ainonline.com /issues/07_01/july_01_insuranceindpg86.html   (1180 words)

 AVIATION REGULATION ACT, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
—Section 39(1) of the Act of 1998 is amended by the substitution of "subject to section 32 of the Aviation Regulation Act, 2001" for "with the approval of the Minister".
(13) Any aviation terminal service charges imposed by the Authority, which are in force immediately before the establishment day, shall continue in force until a determination has been made.
—Section 43(1)(a) of the Irish Aviation Authority Act, 1993, is amended by the insertion of "and section 35 of the Aviation Regulation Act, 2001" after "subject to subsection (3)".
www.irishstatutebook.ie /2001_1.html   (7082 words)

 bimmerfest - BMW Forums - Year 2001 SAFEST on aviation record since 1946:
In the year 2001 a total of 34 fatal multi-engined airliner accidents caused fatal injuries to 1118
The 2001 fatality rate (percentage of occupants killed in fatal airliner accidents) of 90% was higher
will no doubt be the number one priority for aviation regulators and the aviation industry in 2002.
www.bimmerfest.com /forums/printthread.php?t=594   (939 words)

 U.S. Navy - Around the Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At sea aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt, Oct. 29, 2001 — Marines from the "Thunderbolts" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Two Five One (VMFA-251) load ordnance on an F/A-18 Hornet on the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
At sea aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt, Oct. 28, 2001 — An Aviation Survival Equipmentman onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) checks the gear of a Naval aviator as she suits up for a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 28, 2001 — Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Gordon R. England, meets with the Commanding Officer and the Sailors of the minesweeper USS Dextrous (MCM 13) which is forward-deployed in Bahrain.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/images/enduring11.html   (457 words)

 OR/MS Today - December 2001 - Aviation Security
On the evening of Sept. 10, 2001, I passed through Boston's Logan Airport en route to Seattle, where I was to give a talk the next day titled "Air Safety: End of the Golden Age?" In my carry-on bag were my laptop, various wires and batteries for my CD players.
After the disaster, it was widely (and truthfully) reported from the aviation community that no one there imagined an event like the one that happened.
(See Barnett, Shumsky, Hansen, Odoni and Gosling, 2001; the test did not include some extreme conditions in which bag-match would be modified.) Five months of data from U.S. airlines about their over-water flights to Honolulu and San Juan (which were PPBM routes) revealed mean bag-match departure delays of less than one minute.
www.lionhrtpub.com /orms/orms-12-01/worstdayfr.html   (2868 words)

 TAG Aviation - September 13, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TAG Aviation USA, Inc. has announced that Mark Spindler has joined the company as Vice President - Employee Services.
TAG Aviation manages the world's largest fleet of corporate aircraft, operating nearly 150 aircraft at 50 bases around the world.
TAG's operating authority is worldwide, and its experience, spanning a heritage of over 45 years, is exceptional.
www.tagaviation.com /about/pressReleases/010913VicePres.php   (176 words)

 TAG Aviation - August 06, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Apparently, for TAG Aviation, too much is never enough, and it is paying off in their stellar safety record.
Although primarily attended by pilots, flight attendants, and maintenance staff, every employee is encouraged to attend.
Training in cardiac defibrillation and CPR as well as access to a system that provides links to doctors all over the world are all a part of Med-Aire training," said Edeal.
www.tagaviation.com /about/pressReleases/010711Safety.php   (780 words)

 LAWA - News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The airport’s Aviation Expo 2001 entry in the "special events" category won out of nearly 266 entries from 66 North American airports.
This year’s air show on June 23-24 drew more than 325,000 aviation enthusiasts and raised a record $95,000 for local nonprofit youth and service organizations.
Aviation Expo has been a tradition in the San Fernando Valley since 1963, and is considered the City of Los Angeles’ largest, free family event.
www.lawa.org /news/newsDisplay.cfm?newsID=273   (285 words)

 IB-OR-2001-129-Aviation Safety Managers Responsibilities
As of June 1, 1999, Bill Bulger was delegated the authority, duties and responsibilities of Aviation Safety Manager for both the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service (FS) in the Pacific Northwest.
Develop and implement aviation safety policy and guidance for proactive direction and leadership for accident prevention.
The Regional Aviation Safety and Training Manager will work in cooperation with the State Aviation Manager to maintain a proactive aviation safety program in the Pacific Northwest Region and Oregon/Washington BLM Units.
www.blm.gov /nhp/efoia/or/fy2001/ib/b2001-129.htm   (264 words)

 2001 in aviation -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
2001 in aviation -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
This is a list of (The aggregation of a country's military aircraft) aviation-related events from 2001:
This is the longest point-to-point flight ever undertaken by an unmanned aircraft, and took 23 hours and 23 minutes.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2001_in_aviation.htm   (233 words)

 Unison Industries - Press Release 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Adams Aviation has built a successful track record as a key aviation parts distributor throughout Europe, and they have demonstrated a commitment to quality through their ISO 9002 and EASA 2000 accreditation.
Founded in 1968, Adams Aviation's core business is the same-day dispatch of aircraft components to customers including airlines, operators, maintenance companies, flight schools, armed forces, and aircraft manufacturers throughout the world.
In May 2001, Adams Aviation acquired Oxford-based Cooper Aviation and expanded its presence in the GA market.
www.unisonindustries.com /news/press_releases2001/press_new_distributor0926.html   (383 words)

 Amazon.com: Pioneers In Aviation (2001): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Pioneers In Aviation" is an aviation buff's dream, richly detailed with the sort of footage often missing from historical films.
William Boeing and Donald Douglas each came of age at this renaissance moment in the country's history, and their achievements are infused with the indomitable spirit of their time.
This DVD is an outstanding documentary of two great leaders in the field of aviation.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005V4T1?v=glance   (592 words)

 News Release Shell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Contest brochures and entry forms are being sent to art teachers throughout the state to encourage student participation.
All entries must be submitted to the Iowa DOT by Feb. 13, 2001.
Sponsors of the 2001 International Aviation Art Contest are the National Aeronautic Association, National Association of State Aviation Officials, Federal Aviation Administration, and Federation Aeronautique Internationale.
www.dot.state.ia.us /morgue/news2001/01230101.html   (245 words)

 Aviation Maintenance
Our January 2001 issue is dedicated to our annual Repair Station Directory and Suppliers Guide.
Aviation Maintenance's February 2001 issue will include features on helicopters, training, FOD, and air conditioning, plus regular departments, Editor's Notebook, and news.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Access Intelligence, LLC is prohibited.
www.aviationtoday.com /cgi/am/show_mag.cgi?pub=am&mon=0101   (131 words)

 Aviation Regulation Act, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
-This Act may be cited as the Aviation Regulation Act, 2001.
-(1) There shall stand established on the establishment day a body to be known as the Commission for Aviation Regulation or, in the Irish language, An Coimisiún um Rialáil Eitlíochta to perform the functions assigned to it under this Act.
-The principal function of the Commission shall be to regulate airport charges and aviation terminal services charges.
www.ucc.ie /law/irlii/statutes/2001_1.htm   (4589 words)

 British Civil Aviation in 2001
Virgin Atlantic announces it is in talks with Boeing to become a launch customer for the 650mph Sonic Cruiser.
In response to the downturn in commercial aviation following the 11 September attacks, bmi British Midland cuts 600 jobs and grounds 8 of its 62 aircraft for the winter.
British company Starchaser announces plans to launch a modified version of its Nova booster, carrying a passenger on a low altitude, sub-orbital flight by the end of next year.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_civil/2001.html   (230 words)

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