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May 03, 2010

Blood From A Stone? Medical Airlift Company Tries To Recover Legal Fees From FAA

Administration Ordered To Reimburse Florida Company In March

Air Trek, a medical ambulance operator in Punta Gorda, FL, is seeking to recover $122,000 in legal fees from the FAA, which was granted by an administrative law judge and upheld by the NTSB.

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Faster Than Some Speeding Bullets ... G650 Flies At Mach 0.925

On Track For Deliveries In 2012

OK, we'll admit that might be a bit of hyperbole, or a slow bullet, but the Gulfstream G650 did fly at its proposed Mmo of 0.925 for the first time on Sunday, May 2.

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Severe Midwest Storm Damages Three Hangers In Dubuque

Several Planes Damaged As Well, One Hangar Leveled

A severe thunderstorm that ripped across Iowa's Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ) Thursday leveled one hanger and tore at two others, leaving several damaged airplanes in its wake.

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Reaction Begins To Proposed UAL-Continental Merger

Pilots, Machinists, Weigh In On The Plan

Pilots and machinists working for United and Continental Airlines have both weighed in on the proposed merger of the two companies announced on Sunday.  The pilots are cautiously optimistic, while the machinists warn of potential obstacles to the marriage.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.03.10

United will absorb Continental in an all-stock deal.
Florida finally fixes its use tax law.
And Wichita Falls helps Carter build its PAV...and the local economy.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.03.10

United will absorb Continental in an all-stock deal.
Florida finally fixes its use tax law.
And Wichita Falls helps Carter build its PAV...and the local economy.


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ANN Special Feature: Avoiding Bravo and Charlie - 05.03.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about GA's impact on operations at large airports, and why it might be in our best interest to avoid Class Bravo and Charlie whenever

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 05.03.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.03.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.03.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Avoiding Bravo and Charlie - 05.03.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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Bombardier Delivers 201st Amphibious Aircraft

The Airplane Is Newfoundland And Labrador's First Bombardier 415

It's possibly the least-well-known of the Bombardier family, but the company claims it is the world's most efficient firefighting aircraft. On Wednesday, Bombardier Aerospace announced it has delivered its 201st amphibious aircraft, a Bombardier 415, to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Canada’s Jazz Air Orders 15 Bombardier Q400 NextGen Turboprop Airliners

Options For 15 Additional Airplanes Could Bring The Deal To Nearly A Billion Dollars

Bombardier Aerospace said Thursday that Jazz Air LP (“Jazz”) of Halifax, Nova Scotia has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire 15 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners and has taken options on an additional 15 Q400 NextGen aircraft.

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Becker Intercom Systems Picked for Dornier 228 NG

DVCS 6100 Will Be Standard Installation

Becker Avionics has been selected by RUAG Aerospace to supply the DVCS 6100 digital audio and intercom system for the new Dornier 228 NG production aircraft. RUAG Aerospace celebrated the roll-out of the Dornier 228 NG aircraft in November 2009.

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Aero-TV: Made Just for Kids – Inside the Children’s Mercy EC-145

Inside the Custom-Built Critical Transport Eurocopter EC-145’s 
 
At the 2010 Heli-Expo, one particular helicopter, the Eurocopter EC-145, stood out on the exhibit floor.  Perhaps it was the cartoon paint scheme decorated with lions, elephants, and other fantastical creatures; or perhaps it was the unmistakable words sprawled across the helicopter in bright, shining colors:  “Just for Kids.”  Those three words embody the vital mission of the Children’s Mercy Eurocopter EC-145.
 

Aero-TV: Universal Avionics’ AHS-525 – The Latest Stand-Alone AHRS System

Universal Avionics’ Robert Clare Profiles the Solid-State AHS-525 System
 
On April 8th through April 10th, in Orlando, Florida, hundreds attended the 53rd Annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show; founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) represents more than 1,300 industry affiliates associated with the general aviation avionics and electronics systems.  At AEA’s 2010 ‘New Product Introductions,’ Universal Avionics announced its newest product in advanced avionics, the AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS). 
 

Merged: Continental and United Tie The Knot

Matchup Yields Biggest Airline In The Biz... and Possible Woes For Consumers

While most of us were trying to enjoy the weekend, the powers-that-be at United and Continental were reportedly cooking up a deal that was completed Sunday afternoon to merge the two companies to create the world's 'Largest' airline. The estimated $3.7 Billion dollar stock purchase would allow UAL to buy the entire stock of Continental in an all-stock transaction that is expected to close before the end of the year and will retain United's brand name.

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Aero-TV: Universal Avionics' AHS-525 - The Latest Stand-Alone AHRS System

Universal Avionics’ Robert Clare Profiles the Solid-State AHS-525 System

On April 8th through April 10th, in Orlando, Florida, hundreds attended the 53rd Annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show; founded in 1957, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) represents more than 1,300 industry affiliates associated with the general aviation avionics and electronics systems. At AEA's 2010 'New Product Introductions,' Universal Avionics announced its newest product in advanced avionics, the AHS-525 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS).

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Aero-TV: Made Just for Kids - Inside the Children's Mercy EC-145

Inside the Custom-Built Critical Transport Eurocopter EC-145's

At the 2010 Heli-Expo, one particular helicopter, the Eurocopter EC-145, stood out on the exhibit floor. Perhaps it was the cartoon paint scheme decorated with lions, elephants, and other fantastical creatures; or perhaps it was the unmistakable words sprawled across the helicopter in bright, shining colors: "Just for Kids." Those three words embody the vital mission of the Children's Mercy Eurocopter EC-145.

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Klyde Morris (05.03.10)

Klyde Is The Master of Procrastination...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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NASA Picks Partners In Four States For 2010 'Summer Of Innovation'

Space Consortia In Idaho, Massachusetts, New Mexico And Wyoming Selected For Education Programs

NASA is partnering with the Space Grant Consortia of Idaho, Massachusetts, New Mexico and Wyoming in the Summer of Innovation initiative to use the missions and technology programs to boost summer learning.

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Things You Might Have Missed At Lakeland -- Part Deux

Choppers And Warthogs And Boats, Oh My!

Too much for one day, here are more of David's observations from the Sun 'N' Fun Fly-In and Air Show last month.

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Pensacola Aviation Center Joins Avfuel Network

Adds Branded Fuel And Services To Established Operation

If you're headed to Pensacola, FL, you might want to know that Pensacola Aviation Center has recently joined the international network of Avfuel-branded dealers. That means that Avfuel supplies aviation fuel and related services to the full-service fixed-base operation, while the FBO maintains full independence.

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RTAF Helicopters To Carry EADS Obstacle Warning System

Three Additional HELLAS Systems Delivered To Royal Thai Air Force

Three additional Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) helicopters will soon be equipped with EADS' HELLAS (Helicopter Laser Radar) system, an obstacle warning system designed to detect obstacles like high-volatge power lines that are virtually invisible for pilots.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.03.10): VCOA -- Visual Climb Over Airport

VCOA -- Visual Climb Over Airport A departure option for an IFR aircraft, operating in visual meteorological conditions equal to or greater than the specified visibility and ceiling, to visually conduct climbing turns over the airport to the published "climb-to" altitude from which to proceed with the instrument portion of the departure...

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.03.10)

Rotax Owners Association Rotax Owner is about "INFORMATION" via an informative website which allows Rotax Owner members access to ROTAX Service Information (SI), Service Bulletin (SB) and Service Letter (SL) releases.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.03.10)

"NASA is partnering with these states in a pilot program to address our nation's critical science, technology, engineering and math education needs... Summer of Innovation pairs the strengths of the states with NASA's unique resources to engage more young people and their teachers and inspire and equip them to excel in these critical disciplines." Source: NASA Administrator and former astronaut Charles F. Bolden...

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