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July 07, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.07.10

Airbus creates jobs in North Carolina.
The first European-built Black Hawk takes flight.
And what in the world is going on at NASA?

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.07.10

Airbus creates jobs in North Carolina.
The first European-built Black Hawk takes flight.
And what in the world is going on at NASA?


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ANN Special Feature: Part I: Kristen Jurn, Air Race Classic - 07.07.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with ANN Marketing & Sales Director and accomplished pilot Kristen Jurn who, with Mayte Greco, competed in this year's Air Race Classic, an event which traces its roots t

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.07.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.07.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part I: Kristen Jurn, Air Race Classic - 07.07.10 (ANN Special Report, with Kristen Jurn)

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Nine CFI's Receive 'Master Instructor' Designation In June

Advanced Designation Recognizes Outstanding Aviation Educators

Master Instructors LLC and its Board of Review have released the list of instructors to receive the Master Instructor designation in the month of June. The Master Instructor designation is a national accreditation recognized by the FAA and the industry.

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FAA Issues SAFO For Practical Test Standards (PTS) Language

Phrase "Minimum Loss Of Altitude" Clarified In Airline Transport Pilot PTS

The FAA has put out a Safety Alert For Operators concerning language included in the Airline Transport Pilot Practical Test Standards (PTS). The SAFO clarifies the meaning of the approaches to stall evaluation criteria as it relates to “minimal loss of altitude”.

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John And Martha King To Address Atlanta Aero Club

"Lessons Learned from a Lifetime in Aviation" At July 15th Meeting

John and Martha King will share their "lessons learned from a lifetime in aviation" story with the Atlanta Aero Club at their regular bi-monthly meeting scheduled for July 15th.

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Alitalia Joins Air France-KLM, Delta In Trans-Atlantic Joint Venture

Coordinated Network For International Travel Between U.S., Europe

Alitalia joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines in those airlines' trans-Atlantic joint venture on Monday. Launched in April 2009, the multi-party agreement created a single, coordinated network for customers flying across the Atlantic, allowing the member airlines to share revenues and costs.

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Iranian Officials Say Its Airliners Are Being Refused Fuel

Accuses Three Countries Of Withholding Fuel For Passenger Jets

The government of Iran says The UK, UAE, and Germany have refused to refuel passenger jets belonging to the national carrier Iran Air, as well as a private airline, Mahan Air. Mehdi Aliyari, secretary of the Iranian Airlines Union, told Iranian media the move was the result of unilateral U.S. sanctions.

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TSA Tells Troops 'No Grenades On Commercial Flights'

Soldiers Often Pack Inert Battlefield Souveniers In Their Luggage

The Transportation Security Administration is reminding military members that explosives are not allowed on commercial flights. TSA spokesman Lauren Gaches said agency workers occasionally encounter servicemembers who have packed inert grenades or other prohibited items in their luggage.

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DOT Awards Four Routes To Tokyo's Haneda Airport

Three U.S. Flagged Carriers To Start Service Next Year

The U.S. DOT has awarded four routes to Tokyo's downtown Haneda Airport to American Airlines at New York, Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles and Detroit, and Hawaiian Airlines at Honolulu, with service to begin when the airport's fourth runway becomes operational later this year.

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United Kingdom Seeks Globemaster III Sustainment Partnership

Program Presented To Congress July 1st Would Cost $390 Million

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress July 1 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for continued participation in the USAF/Boeing Globemaster III Sustainment Partnership.

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CAE Awarded $52 Million In Training Contracts With Bombardier, ATR, Vietnam Airl

Will Also Provide Services For An Unnamed "U.S.-Based Legacy Airline"

CAE has been awarded contracts totalling just over $52 million for new training solutions with Bombardier, ATR, Vietnam Airlines, and a U.S.-based legacy airline.

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Tunisia Looks To Refurbish Twelve SH-60F Multi-Mission Helicopters

Aircraft Have Been Deemed Excess Defense Articles By The U.S. Government

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress June 30 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Tunisia. The country wants to refurbish 12 SH-60F Multi-Mission Utility Helicopters being provided as Excess Defense Articles.

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New Board Member Appointed At Avcorp

Ray Castelli Joins The Board Of The Airframe Structure Company

Avcorp Industries, which designs and builds major airframe structures for aircraft companies such as Boeing, Bombardier, and Cessna, said on Monday it had appointed Mr. Ray Castelli as a new Director to its Board effective July 1, 2010.

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Aero-TV: Arlington 2009 Revisited -- The Friendly Fly-In

Third Largest Fly-In In Nation LEADS Them All In Terms Of Hospitality

Aero-Note: On the eve of the 2010 rendition of the "Friendliest Fly-In" we know, we thought it paramount to revisit some of the heights of last year's Arlington Fly-In... with the 'high hopes' that those of you who were about to pass up this AMAZING Fly-In, might reconsider and skedaddle yourself to Arlington, WA... which for the next few days IS the Sport Aviation capital of the world!

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Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Passes Phase 1 Safety Review

Spacecraft Deemed To Meet Critical Human Space Flight Requirements

The Orion crew exploration vehicle has successfully completed the Phase 1 Safety Review of NASA's Human Rating Requirements for space exploration in low Earth orbit and beyond.

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Lancair Shakes Up Management

Cites Future Growth, Enhanced Customer Service, Focus On Evolution Turboprop

The new majority owner and Chairman of LCTI/Lancair International announced the injection of new operating capital and a new management team at aircraft manufacturer Lancair International last week. "We are focused on the future," said  Mr. Gene Wolstenholme.

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TSA Employees Barred From Reading 'Controversial Opinions' Online

Memo Describes Certain Types Of Websites Which Are Now Blocked On Employees' Computers

A memo circulated among employees of TSA says certain types of websites will be blocked from their computers ... including those which contain "controversial opinion." The memo does not elaborate on what that particular category would include.

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U.S. Chamber President Donohue Will Address 2010 NBAA Convention

Business Aviation Advocate Will Keynote Opening General Session

The NBAA will welcome Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a keynote speaker during the Opening General Session of its 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010).

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Near Collisions Increasing In Airspace Nationwide

Six Month Total In The Washington, D.C. Area Has Already Surpassed 2009

Reports of near collisions of aircraft in congested airspace are increasing, according to statistics from the NTSB, and the bump seems to correspond with an increase in the number of less-experienced air traffic controllers training to replace retirees.

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Barefoot Aero-Bandit Strikes Again? C400 Stolen In Indiana, Found In The Bahamas

Cessna Corvalis Taken From Monroe County Airport Over The Weekend

The theft of a Cessna Corvalis from Monroe County Airport (KBMG) near Bloomington, IN sometime late Saturday or early Sunday resembles a string of airplane thefts in which Colton Harris-Moore is a suspect. The airplane was found nose down in the surf in shallow waters off the coast of the Bahamas.

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Flying A Desk During Drawdown Brings Its Own Challenges

Former Black Hawk Pilot Puts Knowledge To Use In Other Ways

Two-wheel landings on snowy Afghan ridge tops are more exciting, but managing the exodus of a 4,000-strong brigade during the drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq provides its own challenges for one deskbound helicopter pilot with 82nd Airborne Division.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.07.10)

"Human rating a spacecraft is not a feature you can just simply add on once the vehicle is designed." Source: Paul Benfield, Lockheed Martin Integrated Reliability & Safety Manager for the Orion Program.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.07.10): Photo Reconnaissance

Military activity that requires locating individual photo targets and navigating to the targets at a preplanned angle and altitude.  

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.07.10)

Historical Flight Foundation

The Historical Flight Foundation is a Living History Museum dedicated to promoting an awareness and appreciation for aviation history.

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