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November 02, 2009

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.03.09

AOPA responds to another USA Today hit piece.
China reverses itself on keeping space peaceful.
And celebrating 80 years of 99s.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.03.09

AOPA responds to another USA Today hit piece.
China reverses itself on keeping space peaceful.
And celebrating 80 years of 99s.


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ANN Special Feature: Arnold Palmer at NBAA - 11.03.09

In opening-day comments at NBAA 2009, famed golfer Arnold Palmer traces his roots in aviation, and explains why he agreed to become a spokesman for the "No Plane No Gain" campaign started

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.02.09 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.02.09 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: "We're the Best" - 11.02.09 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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Search For Survivors In California Mid-Air Suspended

Operations In Cobra-Hercules Accident Now a Recovery Mission

Military officials Sunday shifted from a "Search and Rescue" mission to recovery mode in an accident that has apparently claimed the lives of 7 people aboard a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules and two aboard a Marine Corps Super Cobra helicopter last week.

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ANN First Look: Garmin Intro's New Touchscreen GPS Portable, The 'aera'

SEE IT TODAY ON AERO-TV! 'aera' Takes Pilots from Runway to Roadway

 At a "Top Secret" meeting between ANN and Garmin officials several week as ago, ANN Staffers Jim Campbell and James Grosser were among the first of the"outside" world to see two new developments from the ever-inventive folks at Garmin...

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Aero-TV: New ‘Aera’ for Garmin – Raising the Bar for GPS Portables

Aero-TV Takes a Tour of the Revolutionary Touchscreen 'aera'

On November 2nd, 2009, Garmin International Inc. introduced their latest in innovative developments, the aera series, bridging the gap between aviation and automotive GPS devises.  With one touch, the aera models can transition from touchscreen to multi-mode.  The all-in-one GPS system will combine Garmin’s well-known operational ease of the automotive models with the extensive, yet initiative aviation systems.  The aera series will include four different models: aera 500, aera 510, aera 550, and the aera 560.

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Aero-TV: New ‘aera’ for Garmin – Raising the Bar for GPS Portables

Aero-TV Takes a Tour of the Revolutionary Touchscreen aera™

On November 2nd, 2009, Garmin International Inc. introduced their latest in innovative developments, the aera™ series, bridging the gap between aviation and automotive GPS devises.  With one touch, the aera models can transition from touchscreen to multi-mode.  The all-in-one GPS system will combine Garmin’s well-known operational ease of the automotive models with the extensive, yet initiative aviation systems.  The aera™ series will include four different models: aera 500, aera 510, aera 550, and the aera 560.

Cirrus Owners, Pilots, To Gather Next Year In Dayton

COPA Announces Annual Migration To The Birthplace Of Flight

The Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association says that the eighth annual Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association Migration will be in the home of powered flight, Dayton, Ohio, June 17 to 20th, 2010.

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Continental Airlines Nears Finalization On Star Alliance

Transition Plan Developed For Routes, Branding, Employee Training

Continental Airlines was set to join Star Alliance Wednesday following months of preparations for the first-ever transition of a major airline from one global alliance to another. Within the last 48 hours, Continental has entered into bilateral commercial agreements with all of the existing 24 Star Alliance members.

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Woman Convicted In Airplane Bomb Hoax

They Really, Really Take That Stuff Seriously

A woman in Sheridan, Montana has been convicted of making a bogus bomb report to officials at Butte's Bert Mooney Airport in 2007. Mary Pasold pleaded guilty in U.S. District court in Missoula on Tuesday.

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AD: Bell Helicopter

AD NUMBER: 2009-22-11

MANUFACTURER: Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Model 407 and 427 Helicopters  

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2009-22-12

MANUFACTURER: Bombardier Model CL-600-2C10 (Regional Jet Series 700, 701 & 702) Airplanes, Model CL-600-2D15 (Regional Jet Series 705) Airplanes, and Model CL-600-2D24 (Regional Jet Series 900) Airplanes  

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AD:Reims Aviation

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MANUFACTURER: Reims Aviation S.A. Model F406 Airplanes  

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AD: Rolls-Royce

AD NUMBER: 2009-21-04

MANUFACTURER: Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd & Co KG Model BR700-715A1-30, BR700-715B1-30, and BR700-715C1-30 Turbofan Engines  

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.02.09

The search for survivors off the California coast has ended.
NASA now says not one, but two booster recovery parachutes failed.
And Atlantis is now scheduled for liftoff November 16th

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.02.09

The search for survivors off the California coast has ended.
NASA now says not one, but two booster recovery parachutes failed.
And Atlantis is now scheduled for liftoff November 16th

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ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller: "We're the Best" - 11.02.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about the US lead in general aviation, and how fragile it might be.

FMI: www.overthe

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Ninety-Nines Turn 80

"The Women Are Going To Organize… We Don't Know What For." -- Unknown Newspaper Columnist, November 2, 1929

 Eighty years ago, the 99s tell ANN that 26 women pilots met in a hangar at Curtis Airport in Valley Stream, Long Island, NY, for the purpose of creating an organization "just for women pilots."

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Klyde Morris (11.02.09)

Klyde Discovers 'Special Powers'

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Minot Bomb Wing Commander Relieved Of Duty

Superiors Cited "Loss Of Confidence In Ability To Command"

The commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, was relieved of command October 30th due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Col. Joel S. Westa was removed by Maj. Gen. Floyd L. Carpenter, commander of 8th Air Force. Colonel Westa assumed command in November 2007.

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NASA Awards Education Research Grants To Minority Universities

Awards Range From $90,000 To $345,000

NASA has awarded education grants to five minority serving institutions to develop innovative projects in support of higher education teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, disciplines.

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Kansas Cocaine Bust Nets 125 Lbs From An Airplane

Three Charged With Possession And Intent To Distribute

A Cessna 210D which landed in Liberal, Kansas last week was met by local authorities who seized 125 pounds of cocaine and later arrested the two men who had flown the plane. Dean Bryan Moya,and Richard Allen Vickery have been charged with one count each of possession with intent to distribute cocaine

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Jilted German Camps Out At Brazilian Airport

Two Weeks Already, And He Won't Say When He's Leaving

A former German pilot who was reportedly dumped by a Brazilian woman he met on the Internet has been living for the past two weeks at the airport in Campinas, and he won't say when he plans to leave. Some airport workers have gotten to know the man, identified as Heinz Muller.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.02.09): Planet

Planet An object that orbits a star. Although smaller than stars, planets are relatively large and shine only by reflected light. Planets are made up mostly of rock or gas, with a small, solid core...

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.02.09)

Aero-Linx: National Association of Rocketry The NAR is all about having fun and learning more with and about sport rockets. NAR is 'the oldest and largest sport rocketry organization in the world.' Since 1957, over 90,000 serious sport rocket modelers have joined the NAR to take advantage of the fun and excitement of organized rocketry.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.02.09)

"At that November 2 meeting, one attendee, Viola Gentry, was recovering from injuries received in an accident during an endurance record attempt. Fay Gillis arrived late in a greasy jumpsuit, having just finished working on her airplane. Jessie Keith-Miller from Australia gave the group its first international member, in the U. S. as a participant in the Derby...

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2009-22-09

MANUFACTURER: Bombardier Model CL-600-2C10 (Regional Jet Series 700, 701 & 702), CL-600-2D15 (Regional Jet Series 705), and CL-600-2D24 (Regional Jet Series 900) Airplanes  

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