Garmin: Pilot Training Classes Include Integrated Flight Decks
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:02:00 -0500
Garmin announces expanded pilot training opportunities for 2015 to include additional live classes and eLearning courses. Garmin is offering scheduled classes for the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigator series and G500/G600 glass flight display systems, in addition to on demand classes for the G1000, G3000, and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks.
Shimco: Attending Aero India
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:30:00 -0500
Markham, ON, Canada - Shimco announces their debut attendance at Aero India 2015, to be held February 18-22. Canadian Trade Commissioner D.P. Vittal Nath, based in Bangalore, was instrumental in organizing Shimco's visit to Aero India.
Rockwell Collins: Virtual Training Averting Readiness Crisis
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:03:00 -0500
Sterling, Va. - New research conducted by Government Business Council, and commissioned by Rockwell Collins, concludes that increasing levels of virtual training - the integration of virtual simulation into training regimens - can help the U.S. military better prepare for new challenges while potentially reducing costs by more than $1.7 billion over five years.
Risk of Electronic Cigarettes in Checked Baggage
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:01:00 -0500
A new Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) alerts operators to recent incidents involving e-cigarettes in checked baggage and recommends carriage of such devices in the passenger cabin only.
Obama Budget to Propose $74b Spending Increase
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:30:00 -0500
President Obama's budget is due out Feb. 2, and it could alienate moderate swing voters who still worry about debt and deficits, generally oppose higher taxes, and fear the U.S. economy isn't really worth celebrating.
Paying for $1 Trillion Highway Infrastructure
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:34:00 -0500
Coming up with $1 trillion in extra dollars is a heavy lift for the U.S. Congress. Lawmakers could barely find the roughly $11 billion needed for a 10-month Highway Trust Fund extension that runs through May 2015.
Immigration and Homeland Security
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:28:00 -0500
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner (R-Ohio), announced this week he is putting a lawsuit together to challenge President Obama's executive orders on immigration, concurrent with the House contemplating legislation that would construct hundreds of miles of new roads and fence, while many on Capitol Hill say that no one knows for sure exactly how safe the border is.