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October 21, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.21.10

Eclipse drops a bombshell announcement at NBAA.
TSA says it wants a partnership with business aviation.
And if the NBAA show itself is a barometer, things are looking up.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.21.10

Eclipse drops a bombshell announcement at NBAA.
TSA says it wants a partnership with business aviation.
And if the NBAA show itself is a barometer, things are looking up.


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ANN Special Feature: HBC's New Planes at NBAA 2010 - 10.21.10

Shawn Vick, Executive Vice President, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation talks with ANN's Tom Patton about the new Hawker 200 light jet, and the new Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprop.

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National Center For Aviation Training Opens In Wichita

Partnership Between Wichita's OEM Businesses, County, And State Of Kansas

The National Center For Aviation Training (NCAT) opened its 230,000 square foot facility on Wichita’s Jabara Airport in August, offering 37 certifications and degrees in what officials describe as a "state of the art" facility.

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X2 Technology Prototypes To Advance Military Rotary Wing Operations

Sikorsky Commits To Build And Fly Two Light Tactical Helos

Sikorsky Aircraft will design, build and fly two prototype light tactical helicopters as the follow-on advancement to the X2 Technology demonstrator aircraft which unofficially broke the helicopter world speed record in Florida in September.

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Space Station Partners Release International Docking Standard

Sets Guidelines For Docking Technology For Spacecraft

The International Space Station Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) has approved a docking system standard.

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NBAA Encourages Careers In Business Aviation With Student Scholarships

Several Scholarship Recipients Announced at NBAA Convention

The NBAA offers a wide range of scholarships that encourage young people to seek careers in business aviation. Wednesday morning at the NBAA 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention, several students received awards from NBAA scholarship programs.

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Lunar Entrepreneurs Converge On Isle Of Man For Google Lunar X PRIZE Summit

Teams Vying For The $30 Million Come Closer To Achieving Mission

The Isle of Man Government hosted entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world last week for the 4th annual Google Lunar X PRIZE Team Summit.

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Cessna, Bye Energy Promote Cessna 172 Electric Propulsion System At NBAA 2010

Plan To Have The Aircraft Flying In 2011

Bye Energy and Cessna Aircraft have been promoting their collaborative effort to develop an electric propulsion system for a Cessna 172 Skyhawk during the NBAA's annual meeting and convention in Atlanta.

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Test Center Fuses Old, New Technology For Light Attack

Aircraft Filling Surveillance Role With Strike Capabilities

Test pilots and engineers at Davis-Mothan AFB in Arizona are learning what happens when high-tech systems are combined with low-tech airframes for a new, cost effective, light-attack aircraft.

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NBAA, CBAA To Partner On November Cross-Border Issues Conference

Will Address Issues Unique To U.S./Canada Crossings

The NBAA and Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) announce their partnership on a new Cross-Border Issues Conference. The event will be held November 18 and 19 in Montreal, Canada at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure.

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CAE Signs Five-Year Contract Renewal With Flight Options

Pilot Training Available On Multiple Business Aircraft Types

CAE announced Monday at the NBAA annual convention it has signed a five-year contract renewal with Flight Options for pilot training services covering six fleet aircraft types.

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FMS 6.1 Software Available From Honeywell For Challenger Aircraft

NextGen Software Makes More Airports Available for Efficient Routing

The FAA has granted an STC to Honeywell for installation of its FMZ-2000 flight management system on Challenger 601-3A and -3R aircraft.

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Jet Fuel Strategies To Merge With Johnston Aviation

Merger Brings New Offerings, Efficiencies, In Corporate Aviation Fuel Procurement, Management

Jet Fuel Strategies announced today that it will join with Johnston Aviation's fuel procurement operation, forming a single operating unit.

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PTC Announces 2011 Real World Design Challenge Theme

Students Tasked To Design Plane With Enhanced Fuel Efficiency

The Real World Design Challenge is an annual competition involving more than 4,375 high school students run by a public-private partnership with the goal of inspiring interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields and careers.

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Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: Ed Bolen At NBAA 2010 -- We're Here To Do Business

Ed Likes BizAv's 'Can-Do' Attitude

NBAA paints its Annual Meeting & Convention as the 'year’s most significant media event for the business aviation industry.' This event brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation. And the guy who oversees it all is NBAA CEO and President Ed Bolen.

Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: David AND Goliath... Sikorsky Buys Into Eclipse

Surprise Agreement Could Be Start Of BizJet Powerhouse Partnership

Uh... wow. That's the collective reaction we saw and experienced as Eclipse' Mason Holland stood up in front of god and everybody and announced that mighty Sikorsky Aircraft was buying into little ol' Eclipse. This is more than a fortuitous big company/little company pairing... as Eclipse, a company with untold potential in an increasingly cost-conscious industry, brings Sikorsky on board -- a company that knows how to tap potential like few others in the history of the Aerospace world. Yup... this is a very big deal.

Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: David AND Goliath... Sikorsky Buys Into Eclipse

Surprise Agreement Could Be Start Of BizJet Powerhouse Partnership

Uh... wow. That's the collective reaction we saw and experienced as Eclipse' Mason Holland stood up in front of god and everybody and announced that mighty Sikorsky Aircraft was buying into little ol' Eclipse. This is more than a fortuitous big company/little company pairing... as Eclipse, a company with untold potential in an increasingly cost-conscious industry, brings Sikorsky on board -- a company that knows how to tap potential like few others in the history of the Aerospace world. Yup... this is a very big deal.

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Aero-TV at NBAA 2010: Ed Bolen At NBAA 2010 -- We're Here To Do Business

Ed Likes BizAv's 'Can-Do' Attitude

NBAA paints its Annual Meeting & Convention as the 'year’s most significant media event for the business aviation industry.' This event brings together business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, corporate aviation department personnel and all manner of people involved in nearly all aspects of business aviation. And the guy who oversees it all is NBAA CEO and President Ed Bolen.

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Federal Judge Rules Flight 3407 CVR Can Be Used As Evidence

Judge Said Written Transcript Does Not Accurately Reflect Actual Conditions

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications for aviation, a federal judge has ruled that the actual recording from the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) made when Continental Connection Flight 3407 went down can be introduced as evidence in the wrongful death suits filed in connection with the accident.

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CA Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Short Term Relief For Flight Training Into Law

Flight Schools Will Be Treated Differently From Other Post-Secondary Educational Institutions

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed (CA) Senate Bill 856 (SB 856) into law.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 10.21.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.21.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.21.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: HBC's New Planes at NBAA 2010 - 10.21.10 (ANN Special Report, with Shawn Vick, Executive Vice President, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation talks with ANN's Tom Patton about the new Hawker 200 light jet, and the new Beechcraft King Air 250 turboprop)

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Handleman Accepts Combs Gates Award At NBAA Opening General Session

Author/Editor Of 21 Aviation Books From Air Shows To Air Combat

Noted aviation author, photographer and documentary filmmaker Philip Handleman of Birmingham, MI received the National Aviation Hall of Fame's 2010 Combs Gates Award as part of Tuesday's NBAA2010 Opening General Session.

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Europe's Flight Crew Licensing Vote Postponed Until December

European Commission Demonstrates Support of Industry Objections

The vote on the draft rules for EASA’s proposed Flight Crew Licensing (FCL) has been delayed until mid-December. The European Commission has expressed that it is not ready to support the current draft rules.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.21.10)

The Second Circuit [Appeals] Court has recognized the evidentiary importance of the audio recording from a cockpit voice recorder, which is often the only piece of neutral evidence in an air crash case." Source:  Federal Judge William M Skretny.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.21.10): Digital Terminal Automation System (DTAS)

A system where digital radar and beacon data is presented on digital displays and the operational program monitors the system performance on a real-time basis.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.21.10)

All About Hang Gliding

The purpose of this web site is to provide you with all the information you need to know about the sport of hang gliding as well as continue learning to make your experience more enjoyable.

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