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07.12.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.12.10 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
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07.12.10 (ANN Special Report,
with CFI Bob Miller)
So-Called "Barefoot Bandit" Was Caught Trying To Escape By
Colton Harris-Moore, who has gained notoriety as the "Barefoot
Bandit", is in custody in the Bahamas. Harris-Moore, who has
allegedly left a wake of destruction of other people's property in
two years on the run from US authorities, was caught early Sunday
President Obama Was Campaigning For Senator Harry Reid
Two private aircraft were intercepted by NORAD fighters in the
VIP TFR covering much of the Las Vegas area on Friday during a
visit by President Barack Obama. The President was in the city to
campaign for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who is up for
re-election this fall.
The Primary Mission Was Air Reconnaissance Along The Iranian
The air was clear over Contingency Operating Base Basra June 27,
2010, as the Iraqi commanders of the Basra Air Base and the 70th
Squadron prepped their CH 2000 reconnaissance airplane for a
first-ever joint mission with U.S. AH-64 Apaches.
Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, And Air Reserve
Component Compete For Bragging Rights
Intercontinental ballistic missile, B-2 Spirit, B-52
Stratofortress and B-1 Lancer units are competing in the first
Global Strike Challenge, showcasing the capabilities and expertise
of missile, bomber and security forces Airmen.
Money To Be Used For Continuing Research Into Medical Aircraft
Aerolite Max Bucher AG and its U.S. subsidiary, Aerolite America
LLC, have presented a $40,000 donation to MedEvac Foundation
International, as part of the companies’ commitment to
advancing air-medical safety worldwide.
Experience EAA AirVenture 2009 as You Have Never Seen
Each July, Oshkosh Wisconsin becomes home to hundreds of
thousands of aviation enthusiasts from all corners of the world as
visitors flock to EAA AirVenture. Started in September of 1953, the
gathering has grown into the world’s foremost aviation event.
During the week, roughly 10,000 attending aircraft transform
Wittman Field from a quiet country airport to the world’s
busiest air traffic control center.
Mark Twombly Introduces the Leading Seaplane Advocacy
Nothing in aviation emulates a sense of freedom and relaxing
retreat more than the seaplane culture; the ability to take a
weekend excursion to a far-off fishing lake or quiet lagoon
inspires many to join the adventurous lifestyle of the seaplane
Makes Active Collision Avoidance 'Even More Affordable'
One of the attractions we expect to see in just a few days, as
Oshkosh ramps up, are some new traffic avoidance systems from
Avidyne. Two new TSO C147-certified Traffic Advisory Systems (TAS),
the TAS605 and TAS615, are cost-effective cousins to their
entry-level TAS600. This gives Avidyne four different TAS
models-TAS600, TAS605, TAS615, TAS620-each designed to meet the
needs of specific aircraft types and mission profiles.
One Lucky "Fan" Will Experience A PS Engineering Intercom In An
During EAA AirVenture 2010, PS Engineering will be putting one
lucky fan behind a PS Engineering intercom, in the back seat of one
of the AeroShell Aerobatic Team's AT-6 "Texan air show performance
aircraft, for a guest flight on Saturday July 31st.
Company's West Coast Support Organization Expanded To
At the Arlington Fly-In and Airshow Sunday, West Coast Sport
Aircraft, a regional distributor for the S-LSA (Special Light Sport
Aircraft) manufacturer Tecnam, announced its expanded support for
Tecnam aircraft on the west coast with the addition of Aircore
Aviation as the newest Tecnam Service Center.
landing system (ILS) approach conducted to parallel runways whose
extended centerlines are separated by less than 4,300 feet and the
parallel runways have a Precision Runway Monitoring (PRM) system
that permits simultaneous independent ILS
Aero-Linx: Over The
The online home of our good friend, Bob Miller, his
newsletter is prepared monthly for pilots and aviation
enthusiasts around the world. Its aim is to promote flight
safety, encourage students and new pilots, and to build enthusiasm
for aviation in general. HIGHLY recommended!
"We plan to seek a new beginning with management ... to
find the solutions to make it work for them and us."
Source: David Bates, the newly
elected president of the Allied Pilots Association,
representing the pilots of American Airlines. Bates and new vice
president Tony Chapman held their first news conference Thursday,
along with secretary-treasurer Scott Shankland.