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January 02, 2009

Aero-News Alert: Bankrupt Superior Air Parts Selling Assets To Avco-Lycoming

A New Balance of Power In The Recip Market?

ANN is still analyzing documentation but it appears that a sale has been, or is being, executed in which long-suffering Texas-based Superior Air Parts is being sold to the mighty forces of Lycoming...

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Pilot/Actor John Travolta Suffers Tragic Loss Of Son, Jett

One Of Aviation World's Most Notable Flyers Loses 16 Year Old Son After Seizure

While there is not a lot of information available, Aero-News has learned that a tragedy has befallen a member of the aviation community with the horrific news that Pilot/Actor John Travolta's son, Jett (16) was pronounced dead after extensive efforts to revive him following a seizure.

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ANN's Heroes And Heartbreakers '08: Aero-Heroes Rich and Ginger Davidson (#3)

It is ANN's honor to recognize Ten persons/organizations or groups that qualify as our Aero-Heroes for 2008... in something of an informal order, starting from the 1st to the 10th. Let us know what you think of our selections... whom YOU would have liked be included or omitted from such a list. In the meantime, we thank the folks who made this year's list. Thank you, folks... we really needed you this year, and you didn't let us down. Rich and Ginger Davidson

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ANN's 'Heroes 'n Heartbreakers' '08--Heartbreaker #3: TSA's Rank Amateurism

Shame on those issues, folks, or groups that made our lot so much tougher in 2008... The Rankest of Amateurs: TSA

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Guess What? AOPA Says 'Let's Go Flying!'

2009 Sweepstakes Aimed at Pilots, Non-pilots Alike

 The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is heading in a completely different direction with its 2009 Let's Go Flying! Sweepstakes.

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Klyde Morris (01.02.09)

Klyde Kinda Makes A Resolution for 2009... Good Luck With That, Klyde!

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Approved: MT Composite Propeller for Cessnas Approved

A new STC provides for the installation of the MT Propeller on most all Cessna's from the C180 through the 210 models. The approved model list (AML) includes turbos and most aircraft that have previously installed engine upgrades from popular shops like: P-Ponk, Texas Skyways, John Jewel, WipAire and others.

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Continental Pilots Call for Renewed Focus on Contract Negotiations

Continental Airlines pilots, represented by ALPA, tell ANN that they are pressing for a 'renewed focus on negotiations for a new contract.' The pilots' contract becomes amendable as of Dec. 31, 2008. Negotiations for a new contract first began back in July 2007.

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Majestic Aerotech Joins AirCare Solutions Group

Majestic Aerotech, a licensed FAA Part 145 and EASA Authorized Repair Station, is now a valued family member of companies operating under the AirCare Solutions Group.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.02.09

New AOPA President Craig Fuller releases a New Year's Day video message to members.
Phil Boyer heads our list of 2008 Heroes.
And ANN announces our 2008 Plane of the Year.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.02.09

New AOPA President Craig Fuller releases a New Year's Day video message to members.
Phil Boyer heads our list of 2008 Heroes.
And ANN announces our 2008 Plane of the Year.


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ANN Special Feature: Max Trescott's "Gammy" Awards - 01.02.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with 2008 National CFI of the Year Max Trescott, who's here to announce his "Gammy" awards for the best and worst in General Aviation in 2008, and to look ahead opt

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Aero-TV Holiday Redux: US Sport Aviation Expo's Robert Wood Talks LSA (#2 of 2)

The LSA Market Shows Signs of Life... and Growth at the US Sport Aviation Expo (Part 2)!

  One More E-I-C Note: We're immensely proud of the work that Aero-TV has done in the past year with the better part of 300 HIGH-Quality features shot and produced... and thought that, withthe 2009 Sebring US Sport Aviation Expo barely three weeks away, that you might enjoya chance to see what all the fuss was about last year. . -- Jim Campbell, ANN E-I-C.  

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ANN's Heroes And Heartbreakers '08: Aero-Hero Diamond Aircraft (#2)

It is ANN's honor to recognize Ten persons/organizations or groups that qualify as our Aero-Heroes for 2008... in something of an informal order, starting from the 1st to the 10th. Let us know what you think of our selections... whom YOU would have liked be included or omitted from such a list. In the meantime, we thank the folks who made this year's list. Thank you, folks... we really needed you this year, and you didn't let us down. Diamond Aircraft

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ANN's 'Heroes 'n Heartbreakers' '08--Heartbreaker #2: Airline Extremes

Be it ignorance, arrogance or just plain incompetence, these were the folks or topics that made our lot a whole lot more difficult and immeasurably injured the aviation world in the past year. Shame on those issues, folks, or groups that made our lot so much tougher in 2008... Sinking Fast: Airline Extremes

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2008 In Review: The Year In Commercial Aviation

2008 was a year flooded with events impacting the airline industry. Strikes, layoffs, cutbacks, high fuel prices, mergers - you name it - nearly every curve that could be thrown at an industry, was.

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NATCA Charges 'FAA Ignores Congress... Needlessly Threatens Orlando Air Safety

NATCA Opposed Plan Starts Sunday

NATCA is on the warpath... again. Their latest FAA attack asserts that, 'Despite vocal opposition from a bipartisan Florida Congressional delegation to the Federal Aviation Administration's ill-conceived plan to separate radar and tower functions at Orlando International Airport, the FAA still plans to move forward this Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009...'

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Gadget Patrol 2008: ANN's #2 Aero-Product Of The Year--Aspen Avionics EFD1000

Aspen Avionics' Evolution EFIS Takes '08 By Storm

Wow… while 2008 was a pretty miserable year for a number of companies eking out their existence in the world of aviation, it was a great year, maybe even an astounding year, for Aspen Avionics… and it's no wonder.

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Alliance For Aviation Across America Reaches 4000 Members

Good News For The New Year

We love good news... and the following report from the Alliance For Aviation Across America made our day... After starting only two years ago with a membership of 100 individuals and organizations, the Alliance for Aviation Across America is proud to announce its 4000th member: The National Farmers Organization (NFO).

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Kennedy Space Center Celebrates NASA's 50 Years In 2008, Eyes Next 50

Kennedy Celebrates A 'Nifty Fifty'

While employees at Kennedy Space Center celebrated the first 50 years of NASA in 2008, they also were working on missions and projects that will carry the space agency into the next five decades and beyond.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.02.09)

Aero-Linx!

The all-volunteer Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association was born in 1985 at a small grass airstrip in Woodstock, Ontario, from the dreams of a handful of Harvard lovers who were determined to keep the legend of the Harvard alive.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.02.09): VOR

Aero-Terms!

Very High Frequency Omni Directional Range A ground-based electronic navigation aid transmitting very high frequency navigation signals, 360 degrees in azimuth, oriented from magnetic north. Used as the basis for navigation in the National Airspace System.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.02.09)

"Splitting Orlando is only being done to give the illusion that the FAA is converting trainees into instant air traffic controllers. Orlando is very poorly staffed and by requiring those trainees to be certified to only work tower or radar operations creates the image of a properly staffed facility overnight. The FAA is using fuzzy math to give the flying public false reassurance. Splitting tower and radar functions at Orlando will be detrimental to the safety of the flying public. Air traffic controllers realize this and so does Congress." Source: NATCA Southern Regional Vice President Victor Santore, commenting on a move by the FAA that NATCA opposes, in which the FAA reportedly plans to separate radar and tower functions at Orlando Inter

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