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Sun, Feb 19, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.19.17)

Aero Linx: Modification and Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) MARPA is the non-profit trade association that represents the Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) community. A PMA is an FAA design and production approval that verifies that the design of an aircraft part meets FAA safety regulations, and the fabrication inspection system meets FAA quality standards designed to assure that every part actually produced continues to meet the FAA-approved design. MARPA's mission is to promote uniform, outstanding standards within the FAA PMA industry. MARPA speaks with a single, powerful voice to the entire worldwide aviation community to elevate awareness and acceptance. MARPA works with government authorities throughout the world to seek a regulatory atmosphere that promotes high levels of safety without imposing needless resource burdens on the industry. This is just one of the many reasons PMA parts manufacturers can produce parts that are significantly less expensive than their competitors'

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Sun, Feb 19, 2017

ANN FAQ: What Does The Airborne Partnership Initiative Mean For Your Business

Get Your Breaking News Out To The Industry

A partnership between ANN and others in the aviation/aerospace industry offers more exposure, a greatly lessened strain on individual resources, and the pivotal advantage of starting out with what is already a solid, professional award- winning platform…which is Airborne Unlimited.

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Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.19.17)

Aero-News Quote of the Day "Although our navigation algorithms can get even better, and we need to test them in many other parts of the world, this is a positive sign for Loon’s economic and operational viability. We’ll be able to put together a Loon network over a particular region in weeks not months, and it would be a lot less work to launch and manage. We’ll reduce the number of balloons we need and get greater value out of each one. All of this helps reduce the costs of operating a Loon-powered network, which is good news for the telco partners we’ll work with around the world to make Loon a reality, and critical given that cost has been one key factor keeping reliable Internet from people living in rural and remote regions." Source: Writing on BlogX, Alphabet's 'Captain of Moonshots" Astro Teller says that newly-developed algorithms can now send much smaller teams of balloons to cluster over a specific area and loiter

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Austrian Ministry Of Defense Files Suit Against Airbus

Alleges Fraud Connected To Eurofighter Jet Order In 2003

The Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense and Sports (FMDS) has filed a criminal complaint with the Vienna Office of Public Prosecutions today against Airbus Defense and Space GmbH (formerly EADS Deutschland GmbH) and Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH based on suspected willful and fraudulent deception. The Republic of Austria represented by the Finanzprokuratur (lawyer and legal advisor of the Republic of Austria) has joined the proceedings against the two Airbus companies as a private party.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

NAA Issues Call For Nominations For Katharine Wright Trophy

Recognizes 'Those Who Have Contributed To The Art, Sport And Science Of Aviation And Space Flight In The U.S.'

Part of NAA's mission is identifying and recognizing those who have contributed to the "art, sport and science of aviation and space flight in the United States." NAA presents more than a dozen awards throughout each year to honor achievements in aviation and space.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Two Ball Aerospace-Built Instruments Headed For ISS

Launch Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster Scheduled For Saturday

Two Ball Aerospace-built payloads will soon blast off toward the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. Scheduled for a February 18 launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, the two Ball instruments will play critical roles in the International Space Station's scientific and environmental observations and technical operations.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

BO105 Celebrates Its 50th Birthday

Innovative Technology Continues To Leave Its Mark On Airbus’ Helicopter Fleet

This month marks 50 years since the BO105 embarked on its maiden flight, on 16 February 1967, in Ottobrunn near Munich. Conceived as a two-metric-ton-class light multi-purpose helicopter, cutting-edge technologies and materials led to the BO105 being the first helicopter to feature a rigid, hingeless rotor head made of titanium and glass-fiber-reinforced rotor blades.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

ALPA Unveils Vision To Put America First In The Future Of Air Transportation

Policy Priorities To Advance Safety, Security, And Airline Pilot Supply

ALPA has released "We Keep America Flying", a policy solution white paper to present airline pilots’ priorities on issues from infrastructure and safety to the supply of pilots as part of its commitment to ensuring that U.S. airlines and U.S. aviation workers can compete and prosper now and in the future.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

National Aviation Hall Of Fame Will Not Sell Signed Wright Aircraft Propeller

Denies Allegations From Congressman Mike Turner Concerning Artifact Sales

The National Aviation Hall of Fame says it will not sell a propeller dating back to 1915 which was signed by Orville Wright.

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Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Group Looks To Stem Growth Of Montauk Airport

Urging East Hampton Town Government To Buy The Field

The NIMBYs are at it again on New York's Long Island. A group which calls itself the "Airport Noise Citizens Advisory Committee" has written a letter to East Hampton Town recommending that they buy Montauk Airport (KMPT) in an effort to prevent, or at least slow, traffic growth in the future.

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