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October 18, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 10.18.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.18.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.18.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller & Listener E-Mail - 10.18.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.18.10

An airline captain dies on a Qatar Airways flight.
SWAPA and Southwest have a deal.
And French unions resort to sabotage.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.18.10

An airline captain dies on a Qatar Airways flight.
SWAPA and Southwest have a deal.
And French unions resort to sabotage.


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ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller & Listener E-Mail - 10.18.10

CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves and ANN's Paul Plack discuss two listener e-mails, including one which relates the story of a near midair collision between two general aviation aircraft .


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Garmin Enters Part 25 Business Jet Market With The G5000

Touchscreen Flight Deck Available For Large Jets

Garmin announced Monday that it is developing what the company is calling a revolutionary, integrated flight deck for the Part 25 business jet market.

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Judicial Watch Touts New Detailings Of Speaker Pelosi's Use Of USAF Aircraft

Records Indicate The Speaker Used Air Force Aircraft for 85 Trips From March 2009 Through June 2010

The self-described "conservative, non-partisian" public interest group Judicial Watch said Thursday it has obtained new documents from the United States Air Force detailing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's repeated use of United States Air Force aircraft.

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Travis County’s STAR Flight Program Wins Eurocopter Safety Award

Vision Zero Safety Award Presented For Proactive Training, Safety Initiatives

Travis County’s STAR Flight program has been selected to receive the fourth annual Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award from American Eurocopter.

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Boeing Projects $90 Billion Commercial Aircraft Market In Russia And CIS

Strong Demand Seen For New, More Fuel Efficient, Single-Aisle Airplanes

Boeing thinks that air carriers in Russia and members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take delivery of about 960 new airplanes over the next 20 years at an investment of $90 billion.

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Air Force Officials Announce C-27J Aircraft Basing Proposal

Montana Base Is The Preferred 7th Operational Location

Air Force officials announced Wednesday that Great Falls International Airport, MT, is the preferred alternative to be the seventh operational location for bedding down four C-27J Spartan aircraft.

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FAA Awards Safety Office Program Management Contract

TASC, Inc. To Provide Program Management, Financial Analysis, Engineering

Systems engineering firm TASC, Inc. has won a multi-million dollar subcontract to provide financial and program management services and technical engineering support to the FAA Air Traffic Organization's (ATO) Office of Safety.

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NASA And Gowalla Launch Partnership With Search For 'Moon Rocks'

Social Networking Coupled With Space Exploration

NASA and Gowalla, a mobile and web service, have partnered to bring users one small step closer to the universe.

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Raytheon Awarded $115 Million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar

Boost To Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare

Two contracts totaling $115.7 million have been awarded to Raytheon for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multimission helicopter.

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Bombardier Grows Its Flagship Global Family With Two New Jets

Global 7000 and Global 8000 Aircraft Introduce At NBAA

Bombardier Aerospace has some big news for the NBAA convention this week, They're introducing two new jets, the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft.

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Aero-TV Redux: A Few More Highlights From NBAA 2009!

On The Eve Of NBAA 2010, Let's Take One Last Look Back At NBAA 2009...

By the time that you read this, the entire cast and crew of the ANN and Aero-TV follies will be working their buns off in Hotlanta... The 2010 version of the National Business Aircraft Association starts (officially) on Tuesday but ANN's Aero-TV and editorial teams are on the job right now -- and looking forward to some interesting news and announcements. NBAA2010 will feature hundreds of exhibits at the Georgia World Congress Center, a Static Display of Aircraft on DeKalb Peachtree Airport, over 100 Education Sessions and Maintenance and Operations Sessions (M&Os), and nearly 25,000 business aviation professionals who are interested in seeing and learning about all that is new

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Klyde Morris (10.18.10)

Klyde Likes To Play Games...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Greece Awards Pratt & Whitney F100 Engine Contract

Will Power Hellenic Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney was awarded a $33.9 million contract for additional F100 spare engines in support of the Hellenic Air Force's fleet of F-16 aircraft.

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New Sims Approved For R-22/44

Merlin Simulation Receives AATD Approval For Pro Series Helicopter FTD

Merlin Simulation has received approval of its affordable, new generation Pro-Series R-22/44 AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device ), the company announced Friday.

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Embraer, Air Lease Sign Final Agreement For Up To 20 E-Jets

New Leasing Company Selects Embraer 190 Aircraft

Embraer and newly-formed Air Lease Corp.have signed the final agreement for the acquisition of 15 Embraer 190 jets.

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Aviation Technology May Lead To 100 MPG Car

Prototype To Be Featured Featured at NASA/NIA Conference

Future airplanes may be as small as birds and cars of tomorrow may get 100 miles to the gallon. One of those concepts is being developed by Lynchburg-based Edison2, which just won $5 million in the Automotive X Prize competition for its Very Light Car.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.18.10): Alaskan Winds

Alaskan Winds The downslope air flow that blows through the Alaskan valleys. It is usually given local names, such as Knik, Matanuska, Pruga, Stikine, Taku, Take, Turnagain, or Williwaw.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.18.10)

Aero-Linx: National Weather Association (NWA) The NWA is a member-led, all inclusive, non-profit, professional association supporting and promoting excellence in operational meteorology and related activities since 1975. Members have many opportunities to share information, news, studies and concerns related to operational meteorology and related activities through committee work, submitting correspondence or articles to NWA publications such as the Newsletter, National Weather Digest and the online Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology...

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.18.10)

"Demand for airplanes also will be fueled by an increase in the number of people flying to, from and within Russia and CIS... We expect passenger traffic for the region to grow at a rate of 4.8 percent on average." Source: Randy Tinseth, vice president of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, who released Boeing's 2010 CIS market outlook last week in Moscow.

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