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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Aerojet Rocketdyne To Expand Solid Rocket Motor Center Of Excellence In Arkansas

New Infrastructure Will Support More Than 140 New Jobs

Aerojet Rocketdyne plans to expand its Southern Arkansas facility near Camden, where the company manufactures solid rocket motors and warheads critical to national defense.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Colorado Community Rallies Behind Private Helicopter Firefighting Company

Douglas County Officials Have Asked Rampart Helicopter To Move

A private helicopter firefighting company in Castle Rock, CO has been asked to move out of its facility by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners while maintaining a contract with the company for on-call services. But the community is rallying behind the company in an effort to keep it in the area.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

New Edition Of 'Introduction to The National Airspace System' Available

Covers Much Of The Material Introduced In Pilot Ground School From A Non-Pilot Perspective

The second edition of Introduction to The National Airspace System by Dr. Donna F. Wilt is available now from University Aviation Press. This book brings together comprehensive National Airspace System (NAS) information from multiple FAA and other source materials, editing and expanding on them to form a cohesive, all-in-one account of a wide-reaching and complex topic.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Air Force Awards Hypersonic Weapon Contract

Lockheed Martin To Develop A Second Prototype System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract not to exceed $480 million to Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control to begin designing a second hypersonic weapon prototype. This contract will provide the critical design review, test and production readiness support for the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW).

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

CMIG Aviation Capital Delivers The First 737 MAX 8 To Lion Air

Part Of A Multi-Aircraft Transaction With The Lessor

CMIG Aviation Capital, an aircraft leasing company wholly owned by China Minsheng Investment Group, has delivered a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft MSN 43000 in Seattle to be operated by Lion Air. This aircraft is part of a multiple aircraft transaction.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.19.18)

Aero Linx: The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the Royal Air Force, the team is the public face of the service. They assist in recruiting to the Armed Forces, act as ambassadors for the United Kingdom at home and overseas and promote the best of British. Flying distinctive Hawk fast-jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support staff with frontline, operational experience. Together, they demonstrate the excellence and capabilities of the Royal Air Force and the Service’s skilled, talented people. With their trademark Diamond Nine shape and combination of close formations and precision flying, the Red Arrows have been displaying since 1965. All Red Arrows display pilots have flown operationally, in frontline aircraft such as the advanced Typhoon, and helped the Royal Air Force to secure the skies ev

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

ANN FAQ: Like Us On Facebook

There's A Lot To Like On ANN's Latest Social Media Site

We all know how important Social Media is to a lot of people, particularly those under 30. We also know how important those folks are to the future of aviation. In so many forums and at so many events, we talk about how to attract the next generation of pilots, mechanics, and enthusiasts to our industry, and social media is certainly critical to getting the message out to those who practically live online.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.19.18): Waypoint

Waypoint A predetermined geographical position used for route/instrument approach definition, progress reports, published VFR routes, visual reporting points or points for transitioning and/or circumnavigating controlled and/or special use airspace, that is defined relative to a VORTAC station or in terms of latitude/longitude coordinates.

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Sun, Aug 19, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.19.18)

"We are going to go fast and leverage the best technology available to get hypersonic capability to the warfighter as soon as possible." Source: Secretary of the Air Force Heather A. Wilson, in reference to the USAF award of a contract not to exceed $480 million to Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control to begin designing a second hypersonic weapon prototype. This contract will provide the critical design review, test and production readiness support for the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW).

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Airborne 08.17.18: Best SportPlanes, FAA Killing HIWAS?, New Blue Angel Planes

Also: CTS First PW2000, Hypersonic Weapon Contract, Nat'l Airspace System Book, Alaska Accident

In light of the increasing use of questionable marketing and some deceptive tactics by companies like Icon Aircraft and Cirrus, ANN has attempted to cut through the fog and list companies and aircraft we feel comfortable in recommending to our readers and viewers. This year, we’re pleased to report a solid and growing list of great planes and companies that deserve your consideration, and that we’re also attempting to ease your chores by adding an ‘Integrity rating” to our evaluation process to indicate the confidence we have in the data and companies we evaluate. The FAA is requesting public comment on the agency's proposal to discontinue the Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS). According to the Federal Register, Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service (HIWAS

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