AIRCRAFT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRCRAFT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. manufacturing growth fastest pace in 3½ years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364760-79/manufacturing-orders-growth-ism.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364760-79/manufacturing-orders-growth-ism.html.csp">U.S. manufacturing growth fastest pace in 3½ years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 12:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July, the ISM said Tuesday. That was the highest reading since March 2011. Any measure above 50 signals that manufacturing is growing. Tuesday’s ISM report coincides with other signs that manufacturing is helping drive the U.S. economy’s improvement. Factories are be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583647602014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T12:20:02.229-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364760@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:20:02 MDT Passengers cheer as 2 drunk, smoking women removed from diverted aircraft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347383-68/aircraft-escort-flight-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347383-68/aircraft-escort-flight-toronto.html.csp">Passengers cheer as 2 drunk, smoking women removed from diverted aircraft</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Two Canadian women are facing charges after authorities say they drank their duty free alcohol in the flight’s bathroom, triggered the fire alarm with a cigarette and got into a fight each other, forcing a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba to return to Toronto under a military escort. Peel Region police Thursday said Lilia Ratmanski, 25, and Milana Muzikante, 26, have been charged with smoking on board an aircraft and endangering its safety. The airline said the flight had left Toronto lat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583473832014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:19:06.541-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347383@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:19:06 MDT Ozone in Colorado Rocky Mountains surprises researchers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347276-68/ozone-mountains-researchers-denver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58347276-68/ozone-mountains-researchers-denver.html.csp">Ozone in Colorado Rocky Mountains surprises researchers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN ELLIOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado’s Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the mountains from urban and rural areas below. “Really, all the way up to the Continental Divide you can find ozone,” said Gabriele Pfister, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder and one of the principal investigators on the project. “People (are) thinking you go into the mountains ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583472762014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T09:53:39.474-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347276@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:53:39 MDT Will: What kind of Navy do Americans want? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343091-82/china-navy-greenert-power.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343091-82/china-navy-greenert-power.html.csp">Will: What kind of Navy do Americans want?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T01:01:03.871-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Russia’s ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State’s erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. Beijing calls this sea, and the Yellow and East China seas, the “near seas,” meaning China’s seas. The episodes involving aircraft are relevant to one of Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s multiplying preoccupations — CUES, meaning Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea. This is d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343091@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Plane orders drive demand for U.S. durable goods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338443-79/percent-orders-goods-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338443-79/percent-orders-goods-july.html.csp">Plane orders drive demand for U.S. durable goods</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:03.082-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strength came from demand for commercial aircraft, which tends to fluctuate sharply from month to month. Outside of transportation, orders dipped. Despite the broader weakness in July, most analysts say factory output will likely support solid economic growth in the second half of this year. Orders for durable goods rose 22.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583384432014-08-26T09:13:03.082-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:13:03.082-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338443@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:03 MDT Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326425-68/model-aircraft-drone-commercial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326425-68/model-aircraft-drone-commercial.html.csp">Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency’s ban on commercial drone flights. The three lawsuits asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to review the validity of the directive, which the Federal Aviation Administration issued in June. The agency said the directive is an attempt ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583264252014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T16:01:17.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326425@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:01:17 MDT Drones banned in Arches, Canyonlands and southeast Utah monuments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310354-78/drones-national-park-parks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310354-78/drones-national-park-parks.html.csp">Drones banned in Arches, Canyonlands and southeast Utah monuments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brett Prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:19:12.436-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Photographers and videographers are always looking for new ways to capture the wonders of America’s national parks. The use of drones — remote-controlled miniature aircraft that can be mounted with cameras — is the newest craze. But continued issues with the high-tech toys has led to bans in parks across the country, including the formal prohibition issued Monday for Arches and Canyonlands parks as well as Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Kate Cannon, the superintendent of thos...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310354@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:19:12 MDT Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310408-78/parks-national-drones-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310408-78/parks-national-drones-utah.html.csp">Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:23:28.708-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Kevin Moore, acting chief ranger for the two parks, says the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility. They have seen an increase in use of drones in the last two years. In June, National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis directed all parks to take steps to prohibit the use of the increasingly popular aircraft that are often used...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:23:28 MDT Malfunctioning landing gear led to C-130’s belly landing at HAFB http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308757-78/landing-aircraft-emergency-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58308757-78/landing-aircraft-emergency-fire.html.csp">Malfunctioning landing gear led to C-130’s belly landing at HAFB</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:17:43.55-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Wyoming Air National Guard C-130 aircraft assisting regional firefighting efforts was forced to make an emergency belly landing at northern Utah’s Hill Air Force Base after developing landing gear problems. HAFB spokeswoman Andrea Mason said on Monday that no one on the aircraft, which is used to bombard forest fires with fire retardant, was injured in the 1 p.m. Sunday landing. Mason said the plane did catch fire during the emergency landing, but emergency crews were ready and quickly doused...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308757@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:17:43 MDT Conditions improve for Idaho family hurt in W. Jordan plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58283898-78/crash-family-plane-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58283898-78/crash-family-plane-field.html.csp">Conditions improve for Idaho family hurt in W. Jordan plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:36:30.748-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conditions for three members of a Boise, Idaho family injured in a weekend Utah plane crash had improved on Monday, with all now expected to survive. West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the pilot, 56-year-old Steven Sedlacea, and his wife, Kathleen Sedlacea, 57, were in critical condition but had been stabilized. Their daughter, Anna Looper, 28, had been upgraded to serious condition. The family’s aircraft took off from South Valley Regional Airport about 9 a.m. Sunday but crashed soon aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58283898@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:36:30 MDT Boeing will assemble 787-10 in South Carolina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243298-79/787-10-carolina-south-boeing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243298-79/787-10-carolina-south-boeing.html.csp">Boeing will assemble 787-10 in South Carolina</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its “Dreamliner” aircraft, will take place in South Carolina. The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport it from North Charleston to a facility in Washington state. The 787-10 is still being designed and Boeing expects to start final assembly of the first planes in 2017. The 787-10 will be 18 feet longer than 787-9 aircraf...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582432982014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T17:18:01.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:18:01 MDT Gallery: Blue Angels fly their finale above Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224245-90/angels-blue-amet-dolor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58224245-90/angels-blue-amet-dolor.html.csp">Gallery: Blue Angels fly their finale above Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:50:10.724-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Thunder Over Utah air show finished Sunday in St. George. The show featured the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, historical aircraft and a World War II battle reenactment.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224245@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:50:10 MDT Orders for U.S. durable goods up 0.7 percent in June http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224285-79/percent-orders-june-demand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224285-79/percent-orders-june-demand.html.csp">Orders for U.S. durable goods up 0.7 percent in June</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:36:02.141-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans. Orders for durable goods increased 0.7 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis following a 1 percent decline in May, the Commerce Department reported Friday. A category viewed as a proxy for business investment plans rose a solid 1.4 percent, recovering after a revised 1.2 percent drop in May. It was the bes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582242852014-07-25T12:36:02.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:36:02.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224285@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:36:02 MDT Robinson: Why arming rebels can be a bad idea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210238-82/aircraft-rebels-weapons-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210238-82/aircraft-rebels-weapons-russia.html.csp">Robinson: Why arming rebels can be a bad idea</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T07:47:52.618-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 07:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The bodies and debris that rained from the Ukrainian sky offer a cautionary lesson about the danger of giving heavy weapons to non-state actors. I hope the hawks who wanted President Obama to ship anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian rebels are paying attention. By now there is little doubt that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, with 298 people on board, was blasted out of the sky Thursday by a Russian-made SA-11 missile fired from eastern Ukraine. U.S. officials say they have solid evid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210238@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:47:52 MDT Washington Post: Criminal and intolerable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197472-82/russian-ukrainian-plane-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58197472-82/russian-ukrainian-plane-russia.html.csp">Washington Post: Criminal and intolerable</a></h4>