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July 12, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 07.12.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.12.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.12.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Why Pilots Need iPads - 07.12.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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Colton Harris-Moore Nabbed In The Bahamas

So-Called "Barefoot Bandit" Was Caught Trying To Escape By Boat

Colton Harris-Moore, who has gained notoriety as the "Barefoot Bandit", is in custody in the Bahamas. Harris-Moore, who has allegedly left a wake of destruction of other people's property in two years on the run from US authorities, was caught early Sunday morning.

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NORAD F-16's Intercept Two GA Aircraft For Las Vegas TFR Violations

President Obama Was Campaigning For Senator Harry Reid

Two private aircraft were intercepted by NORAD fighters in the VIP TFR covering much of the Las Vegas area on Friday during a visit by President Barack Obama. The President was in the city to campaign for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who is up for re-election this fall.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.12.10

The Barefoot Bandit is in custody.
Space Florida is open for business at Cape Canaveral.
And Embraer has a decent second quarter.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.12.10

The Barefoot Bandit is in custody.
Space Florida is open for business at Cape Canaveral.
And Embraer has a decent second quarter.


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ANN Special Feature: Why Pilots Need iPads - 07.12.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about the powerful capabilities Apple's new iPad brings to the cockpit.

FMI: www.ove

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US Army, Iraqi AF Pilots Conduct Historic Joint Mission

The Primary Mission Was Air Reconnaissance Along The Iranian Border

The air was clear over Contingency Operating Base Basra June 27, 2010, as the Iraqi commanders of the Basra Air Base and the 70th Squadron prepped their CH 2000 reconnaissance airplane for a first-ever joint mission with U.S. AH-64 Apaches.

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First-Ever Air Force Global Strike Challenge Under Way

Global Strike Command, Air Combat Command, And Air Reserve Component Compete For Bragging Rights

Intercontinental ballistic missile, B-2 Spirit, B-52 Stratofortress and B-1 Lancer units are competing in the first Global Strike Challenge, showcasing the capabilities and expertise of missile, bomber and security forces Airmen.

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MedEvac Foundation International Receives $40K Pledge From Aerolite

Money To Be Used For Continuing Research Into Medical Aircraft Safety

Aerolite Max Bucher AG and its U.S. subsidiary, Aerolite America LLC, have presented a $40,000 donation to MedEvac Foundation International, as part of the companies’ commitment to advancing air-medical safety worldwide.

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Eleven Chicago Educators Join 100+ Others On Simulated Space Mission

Boeing Sponsors Educators Trip To Space Camp

A total of eleven educators from Chicago museums, science centers and public schools have been selected to attend the 2010 Boeing Educators to Space Camp program held July 12-16 in Huntsville, AL.

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United Space Alliance Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award Goes To Aerojet

Redmond Operations Recognized As Outstanding Supplier

Aerojet's Redmond operations have been awarded United Space Alliance's (USA) prestigious Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award, the company announced Thursday.

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Two DC Airports Open Pet 'Pit Stop' Areas

One Features Fake Fire Hydrants And Artificial Turf For Your Pet's Relief

Two Washington, DC area airports have opened pet relief areas giving animals a place to go to the bathroom before getting on an an airplane.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009: Oshkosh in 150 Seconds

Experience EAA AirVenture 2009 as You Have Never Seen Before

Each July, Oshkosh Wisconsin becomes home to hundreds of thousands of aviation enthusiasts from all corners of the world as visitors flock to EAA AirVenture. Started in September of 1953, the gathering has grown into the world’s foremost aviation event. During the week, roughly 10,000 attending aircraft transform Wittman Field from a quiet country airport to the world’s busiest air traffic control center.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009: Advocacy on Water - The Seaplane Pilots Association

Mark Twombly Introduces the Leading Seaplane Advocacy Organization

Nothing in aviation emulates a sense of freedom and relaxing retreat more than the seaplane culture; the ability to take a weekend excursion to a far-off fishing lake or quiet lagoon inspires many to join the adventurous lifestyle of the seaplane community. 

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Avidyne Intro's New TAS Systems

Makes Active Collision Avoidance 'Even More Affordable'

One of the attractions we expect to see in just a few days, as Oshkosh ramps up, are some new traffic avoidance systems from Avidyne. Two new TSO C147-certified Traffic Advisory Systems (TAS), the TAS605 and TAS615, are cost-effective cousins to their entry-level TAS600. This gives Avidyne four different TAS models-TAS600, TAS605, TAS615, TAS620-each designed to meet the needs of specific aircraft types and mission profiles.

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PS Engineering Celebrates 25 Years With A 'Fan Club' Contest

One Lucky "Fan" Will Experience A PS Engineering Intercom In An Aeroshell T-6

During EAA AirVenture 2010, PS Engineering will be putting one lucky fan behind a PS Engineering intercom, in the back seat of one of the AeroShell Aerobatic Team's AT-6 "Texan air show performance aircraft, for a guest flight on Saturday July 31st.

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Klyde Morris (07.12.10)

Klyde Can't Stand The Decline Of NASA (Neither Can We...)

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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NASA, Partners Assign ISS Crews For Upcoming Missions

Personnel Set Through Expedition 33

NASA and its international partners, the Russia Federal Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have assigned four new International Space Station crews.

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American Pilots To Seek Better Relations With Management

New Union Leader Says Compromise May Lead To A New Contract

David Bates, the new president of the Allied Pilots Association which represents pilots flying for American Airlines, said working with management may be the best course for obtaining a new contract.

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Tecnam Establishes Service Center In Washington State

Company's West Coast Support Organization Expanded To Arlington, WA

At the Arlington Fly-In and Airshow Sunday, West Coast Sport Aircraft, a regional distributor for the S-LSA (Special Light Sport Aircraft) manufacturer Tecnam, announced its expanded support for Tecnam aircraft on the west coast with the addition of Aircore Aviation as the newest Tecnam Service Center.

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Congressman Sam Graves To Speak At Teacher's Day At AirVenture

U.S. Rep From Missouri Is Also A Homebuilder, Pilot

U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-MO-6) will be a featured guest speaker at the Build A Plane Teacher's Day during AirVenture Oshkosh on Monday, July 26.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.12.10): ILS PRM Approach

ILS PRM Approach An instrument landing system (ILS) approach conducted to parallel runways whose extended centerlines are separated by less than 4,300 feet and the parallel runways have a Precision Runway Monitoring (PRM) system that permits simultaneous independent ILS approaches.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.12.10)

Aero-Linx: Over The Airwaves The online home of our good friend, Bob Miller, his newsletter is prepared monthly for pilots and aviation enthusiasts around the world. Its aim is to promote flight safety, encourage students and new pilots, and to build enthusiasm for aviation in general. HIGHLY recommended!

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.12.10)

"We plan to seek a new beginning with management ... to find the solutions to make it work for them and us." Source: David Bates, the newly elected president of the Allied Pilots Association, representing the pilots of American Airlines. Bates and new vice president Tony Chapman held their first news conference Thursday, along with secretary-treasurer Scott Shankland.

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