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May 20, 2007

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.21.07

Canada's lost Snowbird is identified.
Northwest gets the OK to exit bankruptcy.
And selling F-14 parts could become a federal offense.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.21.07

Canada's lost Snowbird is identified.
Northwest gets the OK to exit bankruptcy.
And selling F-14 parts could become a federal offense.

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ANN Special Feature: Kate Hanni, PBOR - 05.21.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Kate Hanni of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights. Kate's gone from being a stranded passenger, to having her issue taken up by the US Senate, in just

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US Aerospace Industry Continues Dominant Market Position, But…

Challenges Are A Comin'

The news is good, but with a caveat. According to a recent report, "US Aerospace Industry Analysis," the US continues to lead the global aerospace industry, growing last year by more than 8 percent to exceed $183.5 billion versus $169.8 billion in 2005.

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Virgin America Set To Take Off This Summer From SFO

Final Approval From DOT Friday Gives Green Light To Startup Airline

Move over JetBlue and Southwest -- there's a new player inthe City by the Bay, with goals of expansion from its San Francisco base of operations.

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Amelia Earhart Exhibit Opens in Oklahoma City

Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots Celebrates Pioneering Female Aviatrix

Her life as a ground-breaking aviatrix -- linked with her mysterious death at age 39 when she disappeared while attempting an around-the-world flight -- are likely to draw aviation enthusiasts, educators, women, and the general public to the new Amelia Earhart exhibition at the Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots in Oklahoma City.

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Could Plane That Crashed in Turkey Have Carried Illegal Nuclear Cargo?

A Real 007 Mystery

A Sky Arrow 650T two-seater that crashed in northeast Turkey May 13, killing two aboard, prompted some Turkish media to claim the plane -- enroute from Trabzon, Turkey, to Tabriz, Iran -- was carrying an illegal cargo of nuclear material, reported MSNBC.

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Animals, Runways Just Don't Mix

CA Airport Has A Shaggy Problem

Pilots at California's Chino Airport have had to compete for runway space with four-legged interlopers lately: coyotes.

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Team America Rocketry Challenge This Weekend

Top 100 Teams Compete In World's Largest Rocket Contest

By the end of Saturday, the winning team of the Team America Rocketry Challenge will have been named, having successfully designed, built, and flown a model rocket carrying one hen egg and returning it safely (uncracked) to the ground while staying aloft for exactly 45 seconds and reaching an altitude of exactly 850 feet.

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Former Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Looks At Aviation Education

Tours Choctaw (FL) Aerospace Institute

Dick DeVos, Detroit's 2006 gubernatorial candidate launched the most expensive gubernatorial campaign in Michigan's history, at $41 million (he lost). DeVos is the son of billionaire Amway co-founder Richard DeVos. He is co-owner of the NBA's Orlando Magic.

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Ramp Worker Critically Injured At Dayton International Airport

Female Worker Later Dies At Hospital 

An employee of Memphis, TN-based Pinnacle Airlines was involved in an accident at Dayton International Airport (DAY) Wednesday that later claimed her life.

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Hole in Fuselage Means Emergency Landing For NWA Flight

Syracuse-to-Detroit Flight Lands At BUF Friday

You know something's up when the oxygen masks drop, and it probably isn't good.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.20.07)

Aero-Linx!

When you want the best information, go to the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.20.07): Decision Height

Aero-Terms!

The DH is the height at which a decision must be made during an ILS, MLS, or PAR instrument approach to either continue the approach or to execute a missed approach.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.20.07)

"She's still a mystery. She's probably the greatest mystery of the last century, and it's [still] unsolved."

Source: Margie Richison, chairwoman of the board of trustees for the Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots in Oklahoma City, OK, referring to Amelia Earhart.

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