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February 25, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 02.25.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.25.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.25.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Florida's New Spaceport - 02.25.10 (ANN Special Report, with Todd Lindner, Planning and Development Administrator for the Jacksonville Airport Authority)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.25.10

The new KC-X specs don't make anyone completely happy.
The first lawsuit has been filed in the Joe Stack incident.
And the FAA issues a bulletin for certain Piper models.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.25.10

The new KC-X specs don't make anyone completely happy.
The first lawsuit has been filed in the Joe Stack incident.
And the FAA issues a bulletin for certain Piper models.


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ANN Special Feature: Florida's New Spaceport - 02.25.10

ANN's Jim Campbell talks about the significance of FAA recognition of Cecil Field as the nation's eighth spaceport with Todd Lindner, Planning and Development Administrator for the Jacksonville Air

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'Legends of Aerospace' Tour Launches To Build Troop Morale

Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, Gene Cernan, Others Will Visit Soldiers Overseas

Men and women serving overseas will have a chance to meet and talk with some of the worlds most renowned aviators, thanks to a tour being put together by Armed Forces Entertainment, in association with Morale Entertainment and American Airlines.

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New Technology Improves Air Traffic Efficiency, Safety

PHI, Sikorsky Develop ADS-B Based System

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. gave props to PHI Inc. for taking the lead on developing technology that improves air traffic control safety and efficiency for S-92 helicopters serving PHI's Gulf of Mexico oil customers. Sikorsky collaborated on developing the technology and announced the advances Tuesday.

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Goodrich Corporation Donates Vintage Aircraft To WACO Historical Society

1929 WACO Model ATO "Taperwing" Biplane Was Owned By Air Racer Joe Mackey

Goodrich Corporation's Aircraft Wheels and Brakes team in Troy, Ohio, has donated a 1929 WACO Model ATO "Taperwing" biplane, once owned by famous air racer Joe Mackey, to the WACO Historical Society.

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Philadelphia International Airport Now Operational With Sensis ASDE-X

Twenty-Two Airports Now Using Airport Surface Detection Equipment

Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL) is now operating with Sensis Corporation's Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X), a runway incursion detection and alerting system.

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Bell STC Taps Available Power To Boost 407 Performance

Mod Also Ups In-Ground-Effect Hover

Operators of Bell Helicopter's 407 can use a new supplemental type certificate to increase the hot-and-high performance of that light, single-engine helicopter.

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FAA Grants STC For ALERTS Vision 1000 FDM System

STC Covers Eurocopter AS350 B1/BA/B2/B3 Models

Appareo Systems and Eurocopter today announced that the FAA has recently granted an STC for the ALERTS Vision 1000 Flight Data Management (FDM) system. The STC covers installation in Eurocopter AS350 B1, BA, B2, and B3 aircraft. Additional STCs for other aircraft models are planned.

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Bristow Group Expands AW139 Helicopter Fleet

Four Additional Aircraft Ordered For Offshore Transport  

Bristow Group has placed an order for four AW139 medium-twin helicopters to be used to perform offshore transport missions, AgustaWestland announced this week at Heli-Expo in Houston. The new helicopter will join three aircraft already delivered.

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Airport Scanners Could Be Deployed In Two Weeks

150 Scanners Expected To Be In Use By Year's End

While they're not saying where, or how many, Department of Homeland Security officials do say the first of 150 full body scanners are ready for deployment a some U.S. airports in two weeks.

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HBC Delivers First Hawker 4000 Business Jet To China

Aircraft Recently Shown At Singapore Air Show

The first Hawker 4000 business jet to be delivered to China has been accepted by an unnamed customer, who will use it for both business and leisure travel, HBC announced Tuesday. China's first Hawker 4000 is based at the Beijing Capital International Airport.

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Family Of Person Killed In Austin Plane Crash Files Suit

Vernon Hunter's Family Wants Autopsy Details Kept Private

Vernon Hunter was the only person working at the Echelon Building who was killed when Joseph Stack flew his Piper PA-28 into the side of the building. Now his family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, along with a Temporary Restraining Order that would keep his autopsy results private.

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Israel Unveils Fleet Of IAI Heron TP UAS

Giant Aircraft Could Provide Surveillance Of Iran

Israel announced the latest addition to their air force fleet on Sunday with the introduction of a fleet of Heron TP unmanned aircraft.

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Aero-TV: The Saratoga NX – NexAir Avionics’ First R9 Aircraft

General Manager David Fetherston Introduces NexAir’s Latest Evolution
 
At the 2009 EAA AirVenture, NexAir Avionics introduced the completely modernized Saratoga successor, the Saratoga NX.  Aero-TV caught up with NexAir Avionics’ General Manager, David Fetherston, at the Sport Aviation Expo to get an up-close perspective of the new aircraft.  A product of the NexAir Aircraft Integration and Re-engineering (AIR) program, the Saratoga NX is the first to feature the Avidyne Entegra Release 9 IFD.
 

Aero-TV: The Saratoga NX – NexAir Avionics’ First R9 Aircraft

General Manager David Fetherston Introduces NexAir’s Latest Evolution

At the 2009 EAA AirVenture, NexAir Avionics introduced the completely modernized Saratoga successor, the Saratoga NX. Aero-TV caught up with NexAir Avionics’ General Manager, David Fetherston, at the Sport Aviation Expo to get an up-close perspective of the new aircraft. A product of the NexAir Aircraft Integration and Re-engineering (AIR) program, the Saratoga NX is the first to feature the Avidyne Entegra Release 9 IFD. 

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NTSB Chair Hersman Testifies On Aircraft Icing

Chides FAA For Not Completely Addressing The Issue

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, in testimony Wednesday before the House Aviation Subcommittee, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, discussed the dangers of aircraft flying in icing conditions.

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Babbitt Addresses National Guard Youth Challenge

Presents Pilots Licenses With Instrument Ratings To Two New Pilots

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt took his speech on pilot professionalism to the National Guard Youth Challenge in remarks made at a special event Tuesday. Babbitt was on hand to personally present Private and Instrument certificates to cadets Clarence Wesley Jones and Ryan Armenta.

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Lynn: Tanker RFP Seeks Fair Competition, Best Value

372 Mandatory Requirements And 230 Technical Changes In Final RFP

The final request for proposals to solicit bids for a new aerial tanker was designed to promote fair, open competition that provides the best warfighting capability for the best value, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said Wednesday in Washington. 

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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report In Skymaster Accident

Aircraft Lost A Portion Of The Right Wing

The NTSB has released a preliminary report in the accident of a Cessna 337 Skymaster that went down at Monmouth County Executive Airport in New Jersey February 15th. The investigation indicates the aircraft lost a portion of its right wing during a low pass of the runway.

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NTSB Proposes To Monitor Cockpit Conversations

Recommends Idea To FAA For Regulatory Action

The NTSB says airlines and pilot's unions should use cockpit voice recorders to routinely monitor what goes on in the cockpit, and not just for accident investigations ... a suggestion that has received a cold reception from pilots and unions.

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Lufthansa Pilots Flying Again, French Controllers Strike

Air Travel Disrupted Across Europe

Lufthansa pilots have suspended a four-day walkout which disrupted air travel for thousands of people, agreeing to hold discussions on renewing negotiations this week.

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Recent Dreamliner Test Flight Not As Dreamy

Precautionary Landing Made At Moses Lake

Boeing's new Dreamliner suffered a slight bump in the road when one of the test aircraft experienced an "uncommanded loss of thrust in one of the engines." The test pilots on the flight made a precautionary landing at Moses Lake airport in central Washington State.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.25.10)

"This is going to be an objective completion. It is going to be fair, it is going to be open. We are resisting that buffeting, and we are going to play this straight down the middle." Source:  Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.25.10): Radar Identified Aircraft

An aircraft, the position of which has been correlated with an observed target or symbol on the radar display.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.25.10)

Historic WACO Field And Museum

There's a story today about a 1929 WACO Taperwing being donated to the Historic WACO museum in Troy, Ohio. While we had the link at the end of the story, we thought it would be worth another look as an Aero-Linx ... just in case you didn't think to click it the first time.

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