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October 28, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 10.28.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.28.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.28.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Airbus's Big Bizjets - 10.28.10 (ANN Special Report, with David Velupillai, Marketing Director for Airbus Executive and Private Aviation)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.28.10

Financing changes are holding back a bizjet recovery.
Marcus Schrenker doesn't have the money to make his victims whole.
And one member of the Discovery crew is already onboard.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.28.10

Financing changes are holding back a bizjet recovery.
Marcus Schrenker doesn't have the money to make his victims whole.
And one member of the Discovery crew is already onboard.


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ANN Special Feature: Airbus's Big Bizjets - 10.28.10

ANN's Tom Patton talks with David Velupillai, Marketing Director for Airbus Executive and Private Aviation, who explains why the company's airliner-based very large business jets are selling so wel

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The Friday Fly In Lunch At Iola, WI, Always Fun For Aviators

Iola Becomes The "Busiest Little Airport" On Fridays At Noon

This is the way aviation ought to be everywhere, folks. Each Friday year around - except for the Friday of AirVenture - the Central County Airport Association puts on a wonderful Friday lunch that draws pilots from near and far to the Central County Airport (68C) at Iola, WI northwest of Oshkosh.

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Naval Air Station Jacksonville Air Show Draws Record Crowds

More Than 277,000 People Attended The Two-Day Event

Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville in northeast Florida held its 27th air show Oct. 23-24, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the station.

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NASA Software Promotes Airline Fuel Efficiency

"Direct-To" Optimizes Flight's Intended Route

Software developed at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, CA, is enabling major fuel savings for airlines and an increase in environmental efficiency.

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American Air Forces Participate In Exercise Cooperacion 1

Air Forces From 12 Nations Participated In The Training Scenario

The air forces of 12 countries of the Americas participated in an exercise aimed at using multinational air assets from SICOFAA member nations (Sistema de cooperacion de las Fuerzas Aerias de las Americas) in support of humanitarian civic assistance missions, Oct. 4 to 14 in Chile.

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Florida's Space Coast Sees Shuttle Launch, Air Show, More

A Good Week To Be In Central Florida

Visitors to, as well as residents of, the central Florida coast are being treated to an airshow, Air Force Week, and shuttle launch all in the space of one week.

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Teenager Sentenced To Federal Prison For Laser Pointer Incident

Pleaded Guilty After Aiming A Laser At A CHP Helicopter

A 19 year old Califorina resident will be spending the next 15 months in a federal prison for aiming a laser pointer at the cockpit of a CHP Helicopter.

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New Orleans Won't Privatize Louis Armstrong International

NO Aviation Board Votes To Withdraw Its Petition To The FAA

The New Orleans Aviation Board has withdrawn its proposal to the FAA to privatize Louis Armstrong International Airport after analyzing "the conditions required to effectively privatize public infrastructure and the current state of capital markets."

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Allegiant To Return All Orlando Operations To KSFB

Regional Airline Goes Back To Its Central Florida Roots

Allegiant Airline said Tuesday that it will consolidate all of its Orlando air service to Orlando Sanford International Airport (KSFB) beginning Feb. 1, 2011. 

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Second FBO Seeks Spot At NWFLA Airport

Santa Rosa County Considers Proposal From Milton Aviation Partners

Commissioners in Santa Rosa county, Florida are looking at a proposal that would place a new FBO at Peter Prince Airport (2R4) in the town of East Milton.

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100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation Announces Centennial Sponsors

Welcomes Boeing As The Presenting Sponsor

The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation welcomes The Boeing Company as the Presenting Sponsor for the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Events in 2011.

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Sally Ride Set To Keynote TI Conference Next Year

Former Astronaut To Speak On The Importance Of Math, Science Education

Dr. Sally Ride, America's first woman to fly in space, will be the keynote speaker at the 23rd annual T(3) International Conference on February 25, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Aero-TV: Airbus ACJ Update -- Big Jets For BIG Business

Airbus Maintains Significant Market Presence In BizAv World

Times are tough... but surprisingly, the really big companies that dominate the world's business scene are still buying and operating business airplanes. That's true simply because operating airplanes means owning a serious advantage when it comes to undertaking business... something that has been heretofore lost on the powers-that-be in Washington, DC.

Aero-TV: Airbus ACJ Update -- Big Jets For BIG Business

Airbus Maintains Significant Market Presence In BizAv World

Times are tough... but surprisingly, the really big companies that dominate the world's business scene are still buying and operating business airplanes. That's true simply because operating airplanes means owning a serious advantage when it comes to undertaking business... something that has been heretofore lost on the powers-that-be in Washington, DC.

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ALPA: Airline Code-Sharing Must Balance Bottom Line, Safety

Association Tells NTSB Regulators, Airlines Must Not Allow Cutting Costs At Price Of Safety 

In comments made before the NTSB Wednesday, ALPA told the board that some code-sharing arrangements create economic pressures that force airlines to cut costs and potentially compromise safety.

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FAA Dedicates New Reno Air Traffic Control Tower

Project Paid For By Facilities And Equipment Dollars

The FAA dedicated a new, modernized 195 foot-tall air traffic control tower at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Tuesday.

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Southwest Airlines Pilots Elect Captain Steve Chase As Union President

Dallas-Based Captain Will Lead Union's Efforts Through 2012

The membership of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) elected Captain Steve Chase to a two-year term as Union president in voting that closed Tuesday.

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International Space Station Water System Successfully Activated

System Will Produce 530 Gallons Per Year

NASA has announced the successful activation of new hardware that will support water production services aboard the International Space Station.

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Washington State Accident Fatally Injures Three

Cessna 340-A Down In Washington Mountains

A Cessna 430-A with three people on board went down Monday, fatally injuring all three people on board. Authorities said the aircraft "struggled to maintain altitude," but eventually impacted the ground after losing 10,000 feet of altitude in just over a minute.

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Eglin Completes 2nd Alternate Fuel Test

F-15E Strike Eagle Flies On An Environmentally-Friendly, Biomass-Derived Fuel

Specialists at Eglin Air Force Base conducted their second aircraft performance evaluation using an environmentally-friendly, biomass-derived fuel, this time with an F-15E Strike Eagle.

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U.S. Senator Lands On Closed Runway

And It Was Clearly Marked With A Large, Yellow "X"

Workers performing maintenance on the main runway at Port Isabel - Cameron County Airport in TX got a bit of a surprise last week when an airplane landed on there. The pilot was U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-OK).

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.28.10)

"It's always a neat experience to be the first person to do anything. We've taken a step in the right direction." Source: Maj. Matthew Coldsnow, the 40th Flight Test Squadron pilot.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.28.10): Unicom

A nongovernment communication facility which may provide airport information at certain airports. Locations and frequencies of UNICOMs are shown on aeronautical charts and publications.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.28.10)

Aircraft Resource Center

The Aircraft Resource Center is a site dedicated to the model airplane builder. From tips and tricks to a gallery of airplane models, this site might tempt you to go to the hobby store for an airplane model and some Testers cement.

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