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May 17, 2009

NTSB Responds to Political Plea About CC3407 Investigation

The increasingly political issues surrounding a crash investigation  continue unabated.... and in the case of the tragic Continental Connection 3407 accident, the political commenting and interference is reaching a fever pitch.

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Strike! 'Overwhelming' Vote Authorizes Strike Against Spirit Airlines

Union leaders for the pilots of Spirit Airlines have announced that they have been authorized by their pilots to call for a lawful withdrawal of services if stalled negotiations do not result in a new contract.

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Sheppard T-38 Involved In Runway Accident

A Sheppard Air Force Base T-38 Talon veered off the runway during takeoff at about 2:10 p.m. CDT May 14 at Sheppard, AFB, TX. The crew of two experienced minor injuries and received treatment. The airfield was temporarily closed except for military aircraft returning to Sheppard AFB.

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Thunderbird 7 First ANG Officer To Join USAF Demonstration Team

ANG 'T-Bird' Pilot Savors Role

As acrobatic aircraft buzzed overhead as part of the run-up to the annual air show here this weekend, Air Force Lt. Col. Derek Routt paid more notice to the parked, baby-blue and white business jets on the ground -- aircraft used by the nation's elected and military leaders.

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STS-125: Three Out Of Five Spacewalks Successfully Completed So Far

"Batting 1000" To This Point

STS-125 mission specialists John Grunsfeld and Drew Feustel finished the mission’s third spacewalk Saturday at 4:11 p.m. EDT. The spacewalk lasted 6 hours, 36 minutes.

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Boeing Moving Missile Defense Division HQ to AL

Boeing has confirmed that it will relocate the headquarters for its Missile Defense Systems (MDS) division from Arlington, Va., to the company's facilities in Huntsville, starting immediately. The move will ensure MDS remains aligned with its government customers, while adding to Boeing's presence in the Huntsville community.

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AAMS Makes Case For Air-Medical Use During Town Hall Meeting

'Heartened By Participation In Congressional Forum' 

The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) President, Sandra Kinkade, has urged greater inclusion and consideration of air-medical and critical-care ground transport services in evolving reform measures.

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Cessna’s First European Deliveries of XLS+ Go to Lufthansa

Cessna has delivered two Citation XLS+ business jets to Lufthansa, the first deliveries of the model to a European customer. The aircraft have entered service alongside two Citation CJ3s and one CJ1+ in the Lufthansa Private Jet fleet, which provides point-to-point flights among 1,000 destinations in Europe and Russia.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.17.09):

Hubble Space Telescope (HST) An orbiting telescope that collects light from celestial objects in visible, near-ultraviolet, and near-infrared wavelengths. The telescope was launched April 24, 1990 aboard the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.17.09)

Aero-Linx: AirLine Pilots Association, International The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents nearly 54,000 pilots at 36 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. Known internationally as US-ALPA, it is a member of the International Federation of Air Line Pilot Associations.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.17.09)

"We intend to complete our investigation in as timely a fashion as possible. As you know, our primary products are safety recommendations aimed at preventing similar accidents from occurring again. Such recommendations can be issued at any time during the course of an investigation." Source: Acting NTSB Chairman, Mark Rosenker, responding to political inquiries over the Continental Connection 3407 tragedy, and concerns expressed about the upcoming Probable Cause report.

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