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August 04, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.04.10

A Fairchild cargo plane is down in Alaska.
The flight data recorder from last week's Pakistani tragedy is recovered.
And the FAA says Mexico doesn't measure up.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.04.10

A Fairchild cargo plane is down in Alaska.
The flight data recorder from last week's Pakistani tragedy is recovered.
And the FAA says Mexico doesn't measure up.


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ANN Special Feature: The LSA Gyroplane Paradox - 08.04.10

From the PRA Convention in Mentone, IN, ANN's Paul Plack talks with Greg Gremminger of the ASTM Gyroplane Standards Committee about the obstacles to FAA approval of gyroplanes as Light Sport Aircra

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 08.04.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.04.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.04.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: The LSA Gyroplane Paradox - 08.04.10 (ANN Special Report, with Greg Gremminger of the ASTM Gyroplane Standards Committee)

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MIMIC To Enable Autonomous UAVs For New Concept Of Operations

Office Of Naval Research Works To Extend Human Intelligence To Unmanned Systems

As more UAVs enter the battlespace, the systems will need to operate more intelligently and autonomously, evading enemy hazards and adapting to the changing mission conditions with reduced human intervention.

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NASA Awards Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Mockup Facility Support Contract

NBL Facility Is Where Astronauts Train For Weightless Operations

NASA has awarded a contract to Raytheon Technical Services  of Webster, Texas, to operate, maintain and provide sustaining engineering at the Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Houston.

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Viking Appoints Twin Otter Sales Representative In Colombia

Indaer International Responds To Growing Interest For Series 400 In Latin America

Viking Air of Victoria, BC, Canada has appointed Indaer International as its sales representative for the new production Series 400 Twin Otter and legacy Twin Otter aircraft in Colombia.

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Cheaper By The Dozen?

LA County Sheriff's Department Purchases 12 AS350 B2 Helicopters

Maybe not when it comes to helos. But still, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has purchased 12 AS350 B2 helicopters.

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Congressional Action On Pilot Safety Bill Draws CAPA Praise

FAA Funding Continuing Resolution Included Major Increase In Part 121 Pilot Qualifications

The Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA) which represents over 28,000 professional airline pilots, issued a statement praising the US House and Senate passage of the pilot safety bill which will greatly increase part 121 airline pilot qualifications.

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Science Instruments Selected For NASA And ESA'S First Joint Mission To Mars

The Unmanned Orbiter Is Scheduled For Launch In 2016

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) have embarked on a joint program to explore Mars in the coming decades and selected the five science instruments for the first mission.

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Maintainers Resurrect F-16s That Will Become Targets

126 Retired Fighters Will Become Full-Scale Aerial Targets

Maintenance crews towed F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the "boneyard" at Arizona's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base last week and began preparing them to become the Air Force's newest platform for target training.

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A J Walter Aviation Opens Network Directly To Airlines

Company Says The Move Will Improve Efficiencies In Repairs And Logistics

Independent component spares company A J Walter Aviation announced Tuesday that it is opening its repairs and logistics network directly to airlines.

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Robert Conyers Joins Baldwin Aviation

New Post Follows More Than 22 Years At Global Aerospace

Robert J. "Bob" Conyers has joined Baldwin Aviation as Director of Safety Management. An Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) and Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), Conyers comes to Baldwin from Global Aerospace, where he has served for more than two decades.

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Gulfstream Promotes Shannon Taylor Iwanski

New Position is Director Of Initial Phase Procurement

Gulfstream Aerospace has promoted Shannon Taylor Iwanski to director, Initial Phase Procurement. In that position, Iwanski reports to Bill Williams, vice president, Supply Chain Initial and Final Phase.

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The Plane From Ipanema Turns 40

Embraer Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Crop Duster's First Flight

Embraer is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the Ipanema crop duster, which took place on July 31st, 1970.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2010: Looking Back At Day Three

This is Aero TV's Daily Update on EAA AirVenture Oshkosh for Wednesday, July 28th

  FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt was on hand this week to address the media, and delivered a mixed report on safety. Babbitt defended his agency from charges it inflates the costs of certifying new designs. Regarding the future of leaded aviation fuel, Babbitt explained the FAA's place in what is really an EPA process...

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Spacewalk To Repair ISS Cooling System Pushed To Friday

Delay Will Give Additional Time For Refining Procedures

NASA has decided to wait until Friday to conduct a spacewalk to replace a failed ammonia pump module on the International Space Station.

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TSA Says Airlines Are Screening All Cargo On Domestic Passenger Aircraft

Meets Requirement Of The 9/11 Act

The airline industry has met a key requirement of the 9/11 Act by screening 100 percent of air cargo on domestic passenger aircraft, TSA announced Tuesday.

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Machinists Withdraw From Comair ASAP Program

Union Head Has "No Faith" Program Will Be Properly Managed

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 142 today announced it has withdrawn from the maintenance Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) at Delta Air Lines’ regional subsidiary Comair.

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Boeing Shifting Two Programs From CA To OK

C-130 And B-1 Bomber Programs Affected By The Move

Boeing announced Monday it will relocate the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) and B-1 Program from Long Beach to Oklahoma City. The move will begin with C-130 AMP starting in the first quarter of 2011 and conclude by the end of 2012 with the move of the B-1 Program.

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GAMA Adds Duncan Aviation, Greenwich AeroGroup

Two Additions Bring Total Membership To 69

The board of directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has approved Duncan Aviation and Greenwich AeroGroup as its newest members, bringing the international trade association’s membership to 69.

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OAG: U.S. Slips To Third Commercial Aviation Market

Asia-Pacific, Europe Both Show More Growth In Airline Seat Capacity

Aviation analyst OAG reports in the August 2010 edition of OAG FACTS that scheduled airline seat capacity grew within North America for the first time since 2007. Seat capacity for the month increased 1% over August 2009, to a total of 79.9 million seats available within North America.

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Delta Connection Academy Now A Cirrus Training Center

Advanced Training Available for Cirrus Pilots

Delta Connection Academy (DCA) has become a Cirrus Training Center (CTC). This designation allows DCA to provide training to Cirrus owners that has not been available in other Cirrus Training Center locations.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.04.10)

“U.S. leadership in space has been recognized across the globe for decades. However, that position is perishable and continued national leadership will be vital for our future.” Source: AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.04.10): Handoff

identification of an aircraft from one controller to another if the aircraft will enter the receiving controller's airspace and radio communications with the aircraft will be transferred.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.04.10)

Popular Rotorcraft Association Convention

Hot on the heels of Oshkosh, and not too far away, relatively speaking, the Popular Rotorcraft Association is holding their annual convention in Mentone, IN.

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