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October 06, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 10.06.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.06.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.06.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part II: The Vance Breese Story - 10.06.10 (ANN Special Report, with Vance Breese)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.06.10

A European Aerobatic Champ and his family are lost in a crash.
The Pentagon suspends F-35 flight testing.
And NAFI and the Hills agree to a cease-fire.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.06.10

A European Aerobatic Champ and his family are lost in a crash.
The Pentagon suspends F-35 flight testing.
And NAFI and the Hills agree to a cease-fire.


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ANN Special Feature: Part II: The Vance Breese Story - 10.06.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with former motorcycle racer Vance Breese about waking up on a cadaver table after a crash, learning to adapt to the effects of a severe brain injury, and the resulting chall

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Space Experience CuraƧao Will Lease XCOR Lynx Suborbital Spacecraft

SXC Plans To Begin Flying In January, 2014

Monday, Space Experience Curaçao (SXC) and XCOR Aerospace, Inc. announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the wet lease of a production version of the Lynx suborbital spacecraft, pending United States government approvals.

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Hills Agree To Dismiss Lawsuit Against NAFI

Owners Of "Master Instructors" Program Say They Have Been Vindicated In The Marketplace

Sandy and JoAnn Hill, owners of Master Instructors LLC, recently agreed to dismiss their copyright infringement lawsuit against the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) in exchange for a waiver of fees and costs.

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Shakeup At Flying Magazine Results In Yet Another New Editor-In-Chief

Maya Charles Will "Return To His Original Interests"

As The Prop Turns? Some changes have been made in the newsroom, AGAIN, at Flying Magazine. Robert Goyer, executive editor at Flying Magazine, has been promoted to Editor-In-Chief, replacing Michael Maya Charles, who had only been in the position a short time. Goyer has been with the magazine since 1994 when he was hired as Associate Editor.

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It's Another Speed Record For The G450

Under Nine Hours Between Savannah And Sao Paulo

A large-cabin, long-range Gulfstream G450 business jet recently established a city-pair speed record between Savannah, GA and São Paulo, completing the 3,922-nautical-mile flight in less than nine hours.

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SpaceX Prepares For COTS Demonstration Flight 1

Requested Launch Date Is Just Over A Month Away

SpaceX is continuing its preparations for the next launch of a Falcon 9 rocket, which will include the first flight of an operational Dragon spacecraft. November 8 is currently the projected launch date.

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Air Lease Finalizes Order For Next-Generation 737s

Plan To Purchase 60 News Narrow-Body Jets First Announced At Farnborough

Air Lease Corporation, a new aircraft leasing company led by Steven F. Udvar-Hazy, has firmed up an order with Boeing for as many as 60 Next-Generation 737 narrow body aircraft.

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Where In The World Do You Want To Fly?

Sporty's Expands International Chart Selection

An international trip can be the adventure of a lifetime for a pilot. Pilots planning international flights now have a broader selection of charts from which to choose, as Sporty's has expanded its offerings of aviation charts to cover many additional countries.

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Army Awards $152 Million Contract For Lakota Variants

UH-72A Aircraft To Be Equipped For Security And Support Battalion Missions

The U.S. Army has awarded  a $67 million contract to EADS North America for the supply of Mission Equipment Packages (MEP) on UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to be operated by Army National Guard Security and Support Battalions (S&S Battalions).

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TSA Making A Difference In The Orlando Community

"Team Care" Helps Families With Special Needs Navigate The Orlando Airport

Organizers of a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program called Team Care say it has helped more than 750 families who have children with life-threatening illnesses as they traveled through Orlando International Airport (MCO) during the past year.

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Private Air Limo Service In NY To Get Swiss Branding

SWISSAIR Logo To Appear On Hopscotch Air Aircraft

A New York-based private air limo service has entered into a license agreement with a Swiss legacy carrier the companies say they hope will help "preserve the heritage" of the SWISSAIR brand.

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Aero-TV Redux: Preserving a Classic - An In-Depth Look at the WACO YMF 5-D

Peter Bowers Details Extensive Updates to the Classic WACO Design

On Monday, May 17th, 2010, WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation announced the FAA certification of the WACO YMF 5-D aircraft.  The updated WACO model is the culmination of nearly two years of engineering, development and testing. The all-new FAA and EASA certified aircraft is built from the ground-up to customer specifications including color and paint scheme, leather and carpet, and avionics equipment.

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EASA Proposes Regulations Effectively Nullifying U.S. Pilot Certificates

European Pilots Who Earned Licenses And Ratings in The U.S. Would Be Required To Obtain European Licences

In a move termed "disastrous" by IAOPA, the EASA has proposed rules which will make it impossible for European citizens to fly in Europe on American licences, render worthless the FAA Instrument Rating and, IAOPA says, blow the bottom out of the market in N-registered aircraft.

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Sixth 787 Makes First Flight

Boeing: Testing Program Making Good Progress

The final Dreamliner to join the flight test fleet made its first flight Monday from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The airplane, ZA006, is the second 787 equipped with General Electric GEnx engines to fly.

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FAA Increases Following Distances Behind 787, 747-8

Wake Vortices Predicted To Be "More Substantial" From New Aircraft.

The FAA has established procedures requiring 10 miles of separation between Boeing's 787 and 747-8 airplanes and aircraft departing or landing behind them. The minimum en-route spacing behind one of Boeing's new airplanes is set at five miles.

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Glasair Sets New Speed Record At Reno Air Races

Jeff Lavelle Outpaces Super Sports, Some Unlimiteds

Flying his Glasair III at the 2010 National Championship Air Races in Stead, Nevada, Jeff Lavelle set a blistering new Sport Class qualifying record, setting the bar up at 362.481 MPH.

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SportairUSA Earns FAA Aircraft & Avionics Repair Station License

Company Services Aircraft Ranging From Bizjets To LSAs

SportairUSA announced late last week that it has earned the necessary FAA certificates to be a 14 CFR 145 Repair Station serving the general aviation community in Arkansas and surrounding states from its facilities at the North Little Rock Municipal Airport (KORK).

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GE 'Insourcing' Jobs To Loves Park, IL

Up To 20 Positions Being Brought Back From Overseas

A GE facility in Loves Park, IL which makes bleed valves for aircraft engines will see a return of about 20 jobs that had been outsourced overseas. The move is due to a law passed five years ago by Congress which gives companies a tax break for manufacturing components in the United States.

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Plans To Move Indiana Airport On Hold

Down Economy Has Reduced Traffic, Grant Not Available

Airport officials in Greenwood, IN, have shelved plans to move Greenwood Municipal Airport (KHFY) due to a downturn in business travel.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.06.10)

"We are facing a firing squad which has its rifles cocked."  Source: IAOPA Senior Vice President Martin Robinson.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.06.10): No Gyro Approach

A radar approach/vector provided in case of a malfunctioning gyro-compass or directional gyro.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.06.10)

What's In The Night Sky?

So what is that random point of light moving across the night sky? ISS? A satellite? The shuttle?

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