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February 15, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.15.10

Frank Robinson keeps his word, with 200-grand to spare.
The era of the ballistic missle may be closing.
And he's the CEO, he's the customer, and now he's a blogger.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.15.10

Frank Robinson keeps his word, with 200-grand to spare.
The era of the ballistic missle may be closing.
And he's the CEO, he's the customer, and now he's a blogger.


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ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Engine Failures - 02.15.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about an easy, safe test to see what your best options will be if you suffer an in-flight engine failure.

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Klyde Morris (02.15.10)

Klyde Bemoans The Seeming Demise Of NASA

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 02.15.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.15.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.15.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: Engine Failures - 02.15.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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NIAR Programs Benefit From Being WIRED

Department Of Labor Grants Will Fund Research On Composite Materials

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)at Wichita State University is one of seven major regional partners in the WIRED (Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development) initiative-a 3-year, $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor .

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Yet Another Airplane v Restroom Facility Incident

Stricken CJ-6 Clobbers Park Restroom While Avoiding Pedestrian

 This is the second time in recent memory that an aircraft has taken out a "restroom" facility, but we're thankful (again) that the injuries (outside of some ribbing that the pilot will, no doubt, be taking) are minor.

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Director Kevin Smith Unhappy With Southwest For 'Size Discrimination'

Filmmaker Takes Offense At Being Asked To Leave Aircraft

Southwest Airlines became the focus of an intense online attack by comedy filmmaker Kevin Smith on Saturday evening after asking him to leave an aircraft because of safety concerns related to his weight. 

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Historic DC-3 To Be Displayed At Greenville, SC Municipal Airport

Tours, Local Flights Will Be Offered

The recently restored Flagship Detroit airplane, an original DC-3 delivered to American Airlines in 1937 will be on display at GMU on Sunday and Monday, March 21st and 22nd.

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Marines Join DFW Tuskegee Airmen To Support Local Flight School

Two-Day Event Raised Funds For Expanding Programs

Marines from the Fort Worth, TX-based Marine Aircraft Group 41 and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 41 took part in a tribute to America’s veterans along with two of the Tuskegee Airmen earlier this month.

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Changes To ATL Class B Airspace May Hurt Local Airports

Smaller Airfields Speak Out Against FAA Proposal

A proposal by the FAA to drop the altitude where Class B airspace starts near ATL is drawing complaints from residents near Covington Municipal Airport (9A1), DeKalb-Peachtree (PDK) and Fulton County (FTY) airports in GA. 

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Aero-TV: Rocket Racing League – Diamandis Plans 2010 Exhibition Racing

Rocket Racing Readies For Real Races

It's been a long road for the on-again, off-again Rocket Racing League, but recent developments suggest that real live races may, in fact, be in our future. XPrize Founder Peter Diamandis updated ANN a few weeks back while celebrated the fifth anniversary of the awarding of the Ansari XPrize.

Aero-TV: Profiles in Aviation – Pat McKinzie's J3 Cub On Floats

What Could Be More 'GA' Than A Cub On Floats?

One of the more serene locales close to the annual insanity of the Oshkosh EAA Fly-In is the nearby Seaplane base... where all manner of water-borne aircraft get to play in the waters of lake Winnebago. Hidden between Reinke and McClarin Creeks, in an inviting cove off the shores of Lake Winnebago, exists the EAA AirVenture Seaplane Base. Established as the center for all water-based aviation attendees in 1973, the base continues to be one of the most popular havens from the bustle of Wittman Field.

Aero-TV: Rocket Racing League -- Diamandis Plans 2010 Exhibition Racing

Rocket Racing Readies For Real Races

It's been a long road for the on-again, off-again Rocket Racing League, but recent developments suggest that real live races may, in fact, be in our future. XPrize Founder Peter Diamandis updated ANN a few weeks back while celebrated the fifth anniversary of the awarding of the Ansari XPrize.

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Aero-TV: Profiles in Aviation -- Pat McKinzie's J3 Cub On Floats

What Could Be More 'GA' Than A Cub On Floats?

One of the more serene locales close to the annual insanity of the Oshkosh EAA Fly-In is the nearby Seaplane base... where all manner of water-borne aircraft get to play in the waters of lake Winnebago. Hidden between Reinke and McClarin Creeks, in an inviting cove off the shores of Lake Winnebago, exists the EAA AirVenture Seaplane Base.

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United Space Alliance Receives NASA's George M. Low Award

The Award Recognized Quality And Performance

United Space Alliance (USA) received NASA's highest honor for quality and performance - the 2009 George M. Low Award - recognizing the company's commitment to teamwork, safety, customer service, and technical and managerial excellence.

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Airship Ventures Takes LA Sweethearts To New Heights

Photos Of The Giant Valentine Can Win A Free Flight

Airship Ventures sent hearts soaring above LA with a Valentine's makeover and special flights of the world's largest airship, Eureka.

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EADS DS Delivers 2nd Batch Of DRAC UAVs To French MoD

Aircraft Enhances Capabilities In Mountainous Terrain

Late last month, EADS Defence & Security delivered 35 specially modified new unmanned air vehicle (UAV) DRAC systems to the French Army to enhance its capabilities in mountainous terrain, the company said Thursday.

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Orbiting Shuttle Crew Answers Student's Questions

Questions Pre-Taped For Transmission To ISS

Students in elementary and middle schools nationwide will have their questions about space answered live on Sunday by space shuttle astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth.

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Eurocopter Down In Arizona

Three Dead In Fiery Incident

The FAA has confirmed that three people, including one child, were killed when their Eurocopter EC135 impacted the ground near Tonto National Forest in Cave Creek, AZ.

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Teenage Airplane Thief Plays Tag With Olympic TFR

Latest Joyride Skirted Olympic Airspace

A Cirrus SR22 that encroached on the airspace under a TFR for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver may be the work of a teenage serial vandal. 

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.15.10)

"It should be more about the apprehension of an adult felon criminal and not so much about everything else making this person into a Robin Hood or cult hero."   Source: Island County Sheriff Mark Brown discussing the theft of a Cirrus SR22 being attributed to the "Barefoot Bandit". 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.15.10): Loran

Loran An electronic navigational system by which hyperbolic lines of position are determined by measuring the difference in the time of reception of synchronized pulse signals from two fixed transmitters.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.15.10)

AOPA Engage In Aviation AOPA recently prepared a special website to back up its members as they become more active and engaged, providing tips and suggestions on how to get more deeply involved in the future of GA through education, information, and inspiration. 

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