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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Airborne 02.08.16: Gone West-Jeff Pino, UAL Flt Training, Skydive Myrtle Beach

Also: FAA Reauthorization Fight, Westjet 737, FAA Unions, Tuskegee Airmen Mustang, Orion Crew Module, NATA, Commercial/CFI Syllabus

ANN is aggrieved to report that former Sikorsky President Jeff Pino and his friend, Nicholas Tramontano, were reported killed last Friday in the crash of Pino's P-51 Mustang, named 'Big Beautiful Doll.' The airplane went down near Maricopa, Arizona. A massive presence in the military, civilian and business aviation community, the retired Sikorsky Boss was a good friend to ANN, a valued member of the 'Let Bob Fly,' inner circle and certainly one of the best amongst us. Pilots flying for United Continental Holdings will get some specialized training designed to boost safety and improve communications. And while the airline says the program is "forward-looking", it does follow a strongly-worded letter sent to pilots last year concerning "major s

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Aero-TV: Aviator Sean O’Donnell – A Love For Flight Has No Limits

What's Holding YOU Back From Your Dream Of Flight?

While at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2016, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, shares a conversation with us that he had with Sean O'Donnell, a pilot and representative for Able Flight. In this video, we see an interesting airplane called the Sky Arrow, and we also hear the fantastic and poignant story of an organization called, Able Flight.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Klyde Morris (02.08.16)

Klyde's Got The Super Bowl Blues...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Airborne 02.05.16: Collier Trophy Noms, NJ Homeowner Nonsense, Flight Design USA

Also: A-10 Survives, The Essential Aero-Community, Miami Seaplanes, ERAU WACO, Jeppesen Leadership, ADS-B Kickstarter, Guilty Non-Pilot

The National Aeronautic Association announced Tuesday that nine aerospace projects and accomplishments will compete for the 2015 Robert J. Collier Trophy. For 104 years, The Robert J. Collier Trophy is awarded annually "for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Once again it’s time to play the amusing and informative community game of, “Who owns this airspace?” A townhome development homeowners association in Mendham, New Jersey has passed a resolution banning the flight of model airplanes and drones in the neighborhoo

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

NASA 'Sky For All' Design Competition Deadline Looms

Proposals Must Be Submitted To The Agency By The End Of This Month

NASA is looking to the public to continue that tradition by contributing new ideas for the future of air travel. Sky for All: Air Mobility for 2035 and Beyond is a $15,000 challenge to develop ideas for technologies that could be part of a clean-slate, revolutionary design and concept of operations for the airspace of the future.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.08.16): Land And Hold Short Operations

Land And Hold Short Operations Operations which include simultaneous takeoffs and landings and/or simultaneous landings when a landing aircraft is able and is instructed by the controller to hold-short of the intersecting runway/taxiway or designated hold-short point. Pilots are expected to promptly inform the controller if the hold short clearance cannot be accepted.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.08.16)

Aero Linx: Silver Wings Fraternity Silver Wings Fraternity Membership is open to any person with a genuine interest in aviation. Levels of accomplishment are recognized for Active Members who achieve specific aviation events to include; Solo flight in a powered aircraft, the Silver Anniversary of (25 years since) that Solo Flight, and Members who soloed more than 50 years ago. Membership is open to men and women of all nations regardless of race, creed, color or national origin. We look forward to welcoming you into the Fraternity.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN FAQ: Contact Us (Updated)

Update: We've Moved!

Aero-News recently relocated its Global Headquarters from one aviation centric location... near Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine... to a spot near both Cecil Field and Herlong Airport. So ...for anyone needing to contact ANN via snail mail, here is our updated address: Aero-News Network 6001 Argyle Forest Blvd., Ste. 21-252, Jacksonville, FL, 32244.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.08.16)

“Rig’N Fly procedures are of the utmost importance to ensure reliable operations and the safest flight conditions possible, and this is an area where Airbus Helicopters continues to focus its developments. With the Rig’N Fly, almost the entire approach procedure is automated, a key element in ensuring that our customers have the right technologies for safe, smooth and efficient flights.” Source: Marie-Agnes Veve, head of the Super Puma and H225 programme, following the EASA certification to Airbus Helicopters for the Rig’N Fly (Rig Integrated GPS approaches with eNhanced Fly-ability and safetY), an avionics enhancement designed to provide automatic rig approaches for offshore operations.

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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.07.16): Localizer Offset

Localizer Offset An angular offset of the localizer from the runway extended centerline in a direction away from the no transgression zone (NTZ) that increases the normal operating zone (NOZ) width. An offset requires a 50 foot increase in DH and is not authorized for CAT II and CAT III approaches.

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