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April 15, 2010

President Obama '100 Percent Committed' To NASA's Future

Orion Crew Capsule Is Back In The Budget, But Only As An Emergency Vehicle

President Barack Obama spoke to about 200 people at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, saying that he is "100 percent committed to the future of NASA." The President had a mockup of the Orion crew capsule as a backdrop for the speech.

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Red Bull Air Racer Down, Survives

Adilson Kindlemann Involved In A Practice Accident In Perth, Australia

Brazilian pilot Adilson Kindlemann was involved in an accident while practicing for the Red Bull Air Race to be held in Perth, Australia. Kindlemann's plane went down just before noon local time Thursday, impacting the Swan River. The pilot survived the accident. His condition was described as "stable."

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.15.10

The first customer delivery of the Piper Sport happens in Miami.
WingX comes to the Android.
And volcanic ash shuts down UK airports.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.15.10

The first customer delivery of the Piper Sport happens in Miami.
WingX comes to the Android.
And volcanic ash shuts down UK airports.


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ANN Special Feature: AEA Scholarships - 04.15.10

Two college avionics instructors discuss personal experience with the benefits of the Aircraft Electronics Association's scholarships to their students.

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FlyersRights.org Demand Congress Immediately Prohibit Carry-On Charges

"National Call To Action" In Response To Spirit Airlines Announcement

Flyers Rights.org has responded to a recent announcement by Spirit Airlines that it will be charging passengers for the privilege of placing their luggage in the cabin's overhead storage bins by calling upon Congress to ban such practices permanently.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 04.15.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.15.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.15.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: AEA Scholarships - 04.15.10 (ANN Special Report, from AEA2010)

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Apparently, At NAHI, Size Matters

Large Aircraft Category Added To The 2010 National Aviation Heritage Invitational

Due to the ever increasing interest of aircraft owners and restorers, and the popularity of the National Aviation Heritage Invitational, 2010 will mark the first year for the Large Aircraft Category.

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New York Auction Features Pieces Of Aviation, Space History

1917 Curtiss Flying Boat, Iconic 'One Small Step…' Quote In Neil Armstrong's Handwriting Among The Lots

A special day of auctions celebrating the history of flight and space exploration, from the earliest experiments to the present day, was held Tuesday at Bonhams New York.  

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FAA Recognizes Gulfstream Longbeach Service Center ... Again

California Facility Earns Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award 

The Gulfstream Aerospace service center in Long Beach, CA, has once again received the FAA's Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Employer Diamond Award of Excellence ... the 10th straight year the facility has been honored with the achievement.

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Daniel B. Gurley Appointed NATA Director Of Membership, Business Development

Brings Broad Experience In Member Development, Meeting Planning, Administration

As one of the newest staff members of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), Director of Membership and Business Development Daniel B. Gurley, III is working to bring additional value to the NATA membership.

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Lorain County, OH Airport To Remain Open

County Commission Agrees To Impose New Fees

The airport in Lorain County, OH will be staying open following an agreement to assess new fees at the facility.

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Aspen Introduces Its New Vice President Of Business Development

Mark Lee Will Be Responsible For Vision, Growth

Along with its announcement of software upgrades and new products Tuesday, Aspen Avionics introduced Mark Lee, who will join the organization as Vice President of Business Development, and will be responsible for extending the vision and growth of the company.

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Latest Glass Update At Piper Is Director Of International Sales

Chuck Glass Joins The Company After A Stint In Beijing

Piper Aircraft has selected aviation veteran and former U.S. Army officer Chuck W. Glass to be the company's new Director of International Flight Training and Fleet Programs.

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EASA Certified: Latitude For Bell 212/412 Helicopters

Satellite Tracking And Onboard Data Systems For GA, Military Aircraft

Latitude Technologies announced Tuesday that their SkyNode S200 Satellite communication and tracking product line have received a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC"10028910).

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New AOPA Airports Directory Available Online To All Pilots

Newly-Redesigned From The Ground Up

AOPA unveiled a completely redesigned online airport directory on Wednesday, and for the first time, made it available to all pilots.

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Neil Armstrong Blasts President's Space Decisions

Warns Of U.S. Slipping To "Second Or Third Rate Status" In Space

The first man to walk on the moon says President Obama's proposal to radically alter the nation's manned space program is "devastating."

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Classic Aero-TV: Granley Family Airshows - Bud Granley, Creating a Legacy

Granley Describes His Passion for Aviation and Air Show Performance

  Bud Granley is certainly not a new face on the air show circuit; after 47 years as an aerobatic pilot, Granley now performs with his company, “Granley Family Airshows,” alongside his son Ross.  Their hair-raising formation act has garnered much acclaim among the aerobatic community. 

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NBAA, Others in General Aviation Welcome Win In WA State Tax Battle

"Unified Mobilization Made the Difference," Association Says

The NBAA on Wednesday applauded the Washington State legislature's recent decision to set aside an onerous tax proposal for aircraft, which had been debated for possible inclusion in the state's annual spending package.

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ACI-NA Urges Administration To Support PFC Increase In FAA Bill

Principato: $2.50 Fee Increase Could Support An Estimated 40,000 Jobs

Airports Council International- North America (ACI-NA) has reached out to DOT Secretary Ray LaHood asking the Administration to support the House language in the FAA Reauthorization bill which increases the ceiling for the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) from $4.50 to $7.00.

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Gates: Air Strike Video 'Painful to Watch'

Attack Has Been "Thoroughly Investigated"

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said recently published footage of a U.S. Apache helicopter killing 12 people in Iraq, including two Reuters news agency personnel, was "painful to watch," and that the attack has been thoroughly investigated.

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs ... Commercial Spaceflight Will Create Them, Report Says

Independent Analysis Shows 11,800 Direct Jobs and $6.1 Billion In Economic Impact

Newly released results from The Tauri Group, an independent, analytic consulting firm, reveal that the new NASA Commercial Crew and Cargo Program funding in the President's FY2011 Budget Request will result in an average of 11,800 direct jobs per year over the next five years, nationwide. 

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Piper Celebrates 50 Years Of The PA-28 Cherokee

Cherokee Heritage Journey Passports Recognize The Iconic Airplane

As Piper celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Piper Cherokee this year, the company is inviting pilots and passengers to honor and commemorate this venerable aircraft by logging some time for the Cherokee Heritage Journey.

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Autogyro Global Flight Completes 4,000 Miles

Pilot Has Crossed Mountains, Oceans, Arid Desert

The pilot of an autogyro attempting to circumnavigate the globe has recently passed the 4,000 mile mark in his bid to be the first to accomplish the flight.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.15.10)

"The availability of a commercial transport to orbit as envisioned in the President’s proposal cannot be predicted with any certainty, but is likely to take substantially longer and be more expensive than we would hope." Source:  Excerpt from a letter written by former astronauts Neil Armstrong, Gene Cernan, and Jim Lovell.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.15.10): Landing Roll

Landing Roll The distance from the point of touchdown to the point where the aircraft can be brought to a stop or exit the runway.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.15.10)

Curtiss Seagull Flying Boat

A rare example of the Curtiss Seagull Flying Boat was auctioned in New York this week. The story had us looking for more information about this rare bird. Only 47 were ordered during WWI, and only a fraction of those were actually built.

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