Archive for April, 2011

1952 MG TD For Sale

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Classic Motor Carriages MG Kit Car. This car is registered as a 1952 MG TD. It is not registered as a kit car. It looks and runs good. It has just under 2700 miles since it was built. It has a new top (about 3 or 4 years old) and new side curtains.  Chevy Chevette engine, trans (4 speed), suspension, and rear.  New radiator.  For more details click here.

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FAA Mandates Controller Wake-Up Calls

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Controllers are sleeping on the job!

Reacting to last week’s incident at Reagan National Airport when a sleeping controller supervisor failed to respond to radio calls from two airplane crews late at night…  click here for the full story

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Today in Aviation History
July 6, 1951: The first combat operational use of aerial refueling takes place between a Lockheed RF-80 photo reconnaissance aircraft and a tanker aircraft while flying a combat mission over Korea. In less than a decade aerial refueling operations with jet a/c are commonplace.