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December 14, 2008

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.15.08

NAFI faces what protesters call "a fork in the road" today.
Diamond is softening its warnings about Thielert diesels.
And Florida's Supreme Court could end introductory ride

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 12.15.08

NAFI faces what protesters call "a fork in the road" today.
Diamond is softening its warnings about Thielert diesels.
And Florida's Supreme Court could end introductory ride

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ANN Special Feature: CFII Bob Miller, Fly by Night - 12.15.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFII Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about the unique risks -- and opportunities - that come with flying at night.

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Pilots Save Missouri Airport From Closure

Airport Advocacy Group Reaches Deal With Festus City Council

After years of lobbying the Festus City Council not to sell the county's only airport, Citizens for Airport Economic Expansion members placed the winning bid on the property and bought it themselves.

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Marines Say F/A-18 Pilot Followed Correct Procedures

Emotional Crowd Packs Community Forum At High School

In a briefing with members of congress Thursday, Marine generals stated the pilot of a stricken F/A-18D Hornet that crashed into a residential area adjacent to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar had correctly followed procedures in his attempt to land at the military base.

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NASA's Griffin Denies Tensions With Transition Team

Slams Report "Supported By Anonymous Sources and Hearsay"

Not surprisingly, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin has denounced an Orlando Sentinel report asserting he and members of the Obama transition team -- in particular, team lead and former NASA official Lori Garver -- have butted heads over the future of the Constellation manned space program.

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James Webb Telescope Mirrors Chill Out At NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Cryogenic Clean-Room Testing Simulates Extremes Of Space

The first of 18 mirror segments that will fly on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived this week at the Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL to prepare it to meet the extreme temperatures it will encounter in space.

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Somerville, MA To File Noise Suit Against FAA

City Officials, Citizens Upset By Increase In Air Traffic Over City

At Friday night's Board of Aldermen meeting, Somerville Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone asked the board for approval to engage legal counsel, a first step in bringing suit against the Federal Aviation Administration over an alleged increase in air traffic noise over the city.

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USAF Report: C172 Ran Out Of Fuel In Okinawa Downing

Mayor Files Complaint On The AF's Handling Of Incident

The US Air Force released its report Friday on the October 24 crash of a Cessna 172 carrying four unidentified US airmen based at Okinawa's Kadena Air Base.

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CMC Electronics To Supply Integrated 'Cockpit 4000' Suite For HBC T-6B

First Deliveries Slated For Q4 2009

CMC Electronics Inc. has received its first production order from Hawker Beechcraft Corporation for CMC’s Integrated Avionics System for the HBC T-6B Texan trainer aircraft in November 2008.

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Telex Introduces The Stratus Heli-XT

Active Noise Reduction Headset For Helicopter Pilots

Telex, a pioneer in Active Noise Reduction (ANR) technology in aviation headsets, has created a headset that specifically addresses the needs of helicopter pilots and passengers. The Stratus Heli-XT cancels harmful, low-frequency noises common in helicopters that other headsets can’t block.

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Million Air Flies Into Moses Lake, WA Market

Company Acquires Air America Fuel & Services

Officials with Million Air announced Tuesday the company recently acquired Air America Fuel & Services at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, WA. The terminal will begin official operations as Million Air Moses Lake on January 1, 2009.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.14.08)

Aero-Linx!

More than anyone could ever want to know about the SR-71, U-2 and UAVs. Ok, we forgot who we're talking to here…it's everything anyone could ever want to know about the SR-71, U-2 and UAVs. At least what "they" want us to know!

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.14.08): Walking Orbit

Aero-Terms!

A spacecraft orbit that precesses, wherein the location of periapsis changes with respect to the planet's surface in a useful way.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.14.08)

"Nothing is more important to us than the safety of the people who live and work in the community surrounding the air station. We will do everything we can to ease the suffering of the community and speed the recovery process... Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has felt the impact of this terrible accident. We remain committed in supporting our neighbors during this challenging time."

Source: From a message posted on the Web site for MCAS Miramar, expressing sympathy for Monday's crash of an F/A-18D into a residential neighborhood near the base.

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