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Sun, Oct 22, 2017

AIM Altitude Participates In Dorset Plane Pull

Twenty Volunteers Pulled A Boeing 737 165 Feet To Raise Money For Cancer Trust

Along with their ability to create stunning cabin interiors, it seems staff at AIM Altitude have other skills to put to good use. For instance, a team of 20 willing volunteers from the company recently took part in the ninth annual Dorset Plane Pull at Bournemouth Airport. They pulled a 77,000 pound Boeing 737 over a distance of about 165 feet meters to raise money for Wessex Cancer Trust. Making it a truly global and diverse line-up, the team included two members of staff from AVIC in Beijing, and AIMsley Bear, the company mascot.

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Sun, Oct 22, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.22.17)

Aero Linx: Bell 47 Helicopter Association Inc. Are you a helicopter pilot, mechanic, or related personnel that knows & admires the original Bell 47? If so – this is an organization created – just for you and I invite you to become a member! You will join B47HA members and become one of the ‘who’s who”  of the Bell 47 community on our exclusive B47HA roster. Your glossy wall certificate & embroidered B47HA jacket/flight suit patch will signify your support for our mission to preserve and protect the legacy of this iconic helicopter.

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Sun, Oct 22, 2017

ANN FAQ: Feel The Propwash (Updated)

New Form Makes Subscribing, Unsubscribing Even Easier

While we're very proud of our newly-redesigned website, we know that some folks really enjoy the convenience of having their Aero-News dropped into their e-mail boxes every day. Our new site makes that process even easier than before.

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Sun, Oct 22, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.22.17): State Aircraft

State Aircraft Aircraft used in military, customs and police service, in the exclusive service of any government, or of any political subdivision, thereof including the government of any state, territory, or possession of the United States or the District of Columbia, but not including any government-owned aircraft engaged in carrying persons or property for commercial purposes.

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Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.22.17)

Aero-News Quote of the Day "National Airlines has tirelessly supported Americans at home and abroad for nearly 20 years. In the case of Puerto Rico, National was able to mobilize quickly and efficiently to deliver massive amounts of necessary supplies to the island, and hopefully in the process, save lives." Source: Christopher Alf, Chairman and CEO, commenting on the National Airlines' 747-400 freighter fleet having operated 13 flights transporting 2.7 million pounds of much needed aid to Puerto Rico and quickly deliver goods to areas most devastated by Hurricane Maria.  In addition, the Company operated a flight that transported more than 200 stranded cruise ship passengers on its 757-200 on a relief flight from Miami to San Juan.

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Sat, Oct 21, 2017

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News Your Way ... The 'View Everything' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: View Everything

We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you liked the way that content was displayed on the old site.  We hear you, and before you chuck your bitgrinder out a 5th story window, you should know that there are several ways that you can view your Aero-Content.

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Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.21.17)

“As teens, we are the backbone of aviation as we see the industry falling behind. Source: Yoni Butbul, one of two Aviation Explorers selected to participate in the Aviation Explorers Youth Representative program.

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Sat, Oct 21, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.21.17): Coupled Ailerons And Rudder

Rudder and ailerons are connected with interconnected springs in order to counteract adverse yaw. Can be overridden if it becomes necessary to slip the aircraft.

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Airborne 10.20.17: Santa Monica Setback, Red Bull Aviatrix, C-49 Flies Again

Also: HondaJet World Tour, Barnstorming, SpaceX, Dauntless, Fixed-Wing VTOL, Gravitational-Waves, Swedish Drones

The City of Santa Monica may now proceed with shortening the runway at Santa Monica Airport (KSMO) after a temporary restraining order halting the work was lifted by U.S. District Judge Ronald Lew, who had put it in place. Airport Director Stelios Makrides said that the city is pleased with the court's decision, "which allows it to fulfill its commitment to the community and the FAA. The city will renew work on the runway-shortening project, which it expects to commence within the next week..." French pilot Melanie Astles became the first female pilot to win a Red Bull Air Race when she won the Challenger Class at the Red Bull Air Race in Indianapolis. The win came after she was fastest in Qualifying on the Saturday. When bad weather meant the racing was cancelled on the Sunday, the res

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Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Aero-TV: AMA Is Excited About The Future - Embracing The Multi-Rotor Evolution

Many Flying Clubs Staging Their Own Competitions…

Drones and Drone Racing are a thing. There's no denying it, and the AMA is working to embrace this new segment of the RC Community. Rich Hanson, president of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, told Aero-News CEO and Editor in Chief Jim Campbell at AirVenture in July that along with the semi-professional events such as those staged by the Drone Racing League, many local AMA chapters are staging their own drone racing events, and it is bringing more young people into the RC aviation community...

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