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April 06, 2010

NTSB Letter Urges FAA To Improve SAR Responses To Downed Aircraft

Says Communications Problems Hamper Speedy Rescue Of Crash Survivors

In a letter to FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, the NTSB says the FAA should work to improve communications between it and the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC), which has responsibility for initiation and coordination of SAR activities in the domestic United States.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 04.06.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.06.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.06.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Airline Passengers Bill of Rights - 04.06.10 (ANN Special Report, with Kate Hanni)

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Embry Riddle Appoints Three To Board Of Trustees

John Amore, Ron Keys, And Zane Rowe Tapped In March

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Board of Trustees elected three new members during its March 2010 meeting.

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Boeing Sued By Evergreen

Evergreen International Claims "Breach Of Contract"

An Oregon airline that says it was given a contract to fly and maintain Boeing's "Dreamlifter" as part of the 787 supply chain has sued the plane maker for breach of contract. Evergreen International was told by Boeing last month that the contract was being switched to New York-based Atlas Air.

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Florida Senate Moves Rapidly To Pass Jobs Bill

Bipartisan Support Directs Several Key Elements For Space Industry

Prior to the halfway point of the 60-day 2010 Florida Legislative Session in Tallahassee, the Florida Senate moved rapidly to pass a critical bill to aid in stimulating economic development and job growth across the state, including critical funding for Florida's aerospace industry.

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Four Women To Be Aboard ISS For The First Time

Three Arriving On Discovery Later This Week

For the first time since women began flying in space 50 years ago, four will be in space at the same time aboard ISS when Space Shuttle Discovery docks at the outpost this week.

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RV-6A Down In South Florida

Pilot Killed When Airplane Went Down Just After Takeoff

The pilot of a Vans RV-6A was killed Saturday when the airplane went down just after takeoff from Lantana airport (KLNA) in south Florida. Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies pronounced Michael Cupaiole, 58, the registered owner of the aircraft, dead at the scene.

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DFW Airport Awards Project To Balfour Beatty Construction Joint Venture

$900 Million For A Seven-Year Terminal Development Program

As part of a joint venture team known as BARC, Balfour Beatty Construction was selected for $900 million in preconstruction and construction services for DFW International Airport’s seven-year Terminal Development Program.

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Sierra Industries Extends “Fly-Thru Maintenance” Program For Citation Owners

It's Like A Loaner "Car" For Your Citation

Sierra Industries announced the continuation of the "Fly Through Maintenance" program into its second year. Celebrating the first anniversary of the program in April, 2010, the “Fly-Thru Maintenance” program provides for a replacement aircraft during service or repairs of Citation aircraft.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: AD 2010-07-06

MANUFACTURER: Bombardier, Inc. Model BD-100-1A10 (Challenger 300) Airplanes  

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2010-06-51

MANUFACTURER: The Boeing Company Model 737-600, -700, -700C, -800, -900, and -900ER Series Airplanes  

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.06.10

Boeing gets a big order from Virgin Blue Group.
Bizjet ops are rising to signal a turnaround.
And Continental's traffic was up 5 percent in March.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.06.10

Boeing gets a big order from Virgin Blue Group.
Bizjet ops are rising to signal a turnaround.
And Continental's traffic was up 5 percent in March.


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ANN Special Feature: Airline Passengers Bill of Rights - 04.06.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Kate Hanni of Flyers Rights about how airline passengers rights will change with the April 29 start of the DOT's new tarmac stranding rule, and the requests from airline

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Classic Aero-TV: Jeppesen Charts - Leading the Paperless Revolution

CEO Mark Van Tine Discusses the Future of Electronic Chart Technology

At the National Business Aviation Association’s 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2009), exhibitors displayed the latest in aviation technology. Aero-TV took the opportunity to speak with President and CEO of Jeppesen, Mark Van Tine, about what’s on the horizon for the company and the future of paperless flight bags.

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Classic Aero-TV: 21st Century Attitudes -- AHRS Technology Explained

Such Innovative Technologies Have Become Commonplace In GA

  You know that they're there -- but you rarely see them -- the tiny little boxes that provide the physical guidance for today's ingenious generation of glass panel cockpits. Solid-state by design and bereft of the hundreds of moving parts once associated with gyros and their support systems, the modern AHRS is a dependable, and superior replacement for the vacuum pumps and gyros of old.

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HBC Flies 2nd AT-6 Prototype

The Airplane Is Powered By A New Pratt & Whitney Canada Engine

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced the successful first flight of the second Beechcraft AT-6 production representative test vehicle (PRTV) on Monday.

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Missouri City Takes Aim At Local Airport

Seeks Approval From FAA To Close The Facility

A small town in Missouri has begun the process of learning how it can close its local airport, saying the move is part of the town's long-term development vision.

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Cirrus Drops L-3 Lawsuit

Claim Was That L-3 Had Attempted To Interfere With Cirrus' Ability To Build Airplanes

Cirrus Design Corp has pulled the plug on a lawsuit it had filed against L-3 Communications which claimed the latter had attempted to convince other suppliers to stop doing business with them, saying the GA airplane manufacturer would soon be seeking bankruptcy protection.

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Chinese Company To Buy Epic Air

Agreement Would Divide Assets With Builders Who Have Projects Underway

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Randall Dunn has ruled that the assets of Epic Air will be divided between a Chinese company who bid on the company and builders who have projects underway for the kit-built LT turboprops.

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USAF Looks At Extending F-16 Lifespan

Hedge Against Possible F-35 Delivery Delays

The U.S. Air Force has begun conducting structural stress assessments on its existing fleet of F-16 fighter aircraft in an effort to assess the feasibility of continuing to fly the jets for an additional 10 years. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norman Schwartz confirmed the action is underway.

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FAA Issues SAIB For TKS Fluid

Potential Fire Hazard Not Know At Initial Certification

The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin for TKS de-icing fluid due to a potential flammability hazard. At this time, this airworthiness concern is not considered an unsafe condition that would warrant an airworthiness directive action.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.06.10)

“Maybe that’s a credit to the system, right, that I don’t think of it as male or female?  I just think of it as a talented group of people going to do their job in space.” Source: Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's associate administrator for space operation.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.06.10): Video Map

An electronically displayed map on the radar display that may depict data such as airports, heliports, runway centerline extensions, NAVAIDs and fixes, etc. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.06.10)

Women Of Space

The current shuttle mission is taking three women to ISS who will join one who is already aboard. The website astronautix.com has a listing of all of the women who have previously flown in space, with photos and links to bio information.

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