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May 02, 2011

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 05.02.11

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.02.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.02.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Airplanes Can't Stall Themselves - 05.02.11 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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Aero-TV: National Gay Pilots Association--Supporting the LGBT Aviation Community

The Aviation World Attracts Of All Manner Of Flyer

One of the things that never ceases to amaze those of us at ANN is the amazing breadth of humanity that finds its way to the aviation world. Man, woman, black, white, red, yellow, liberal, conservative, gay, straight... such titles disappear in seconds when such people are united by the common bond of aviation and the talk turns to flying. And at the 2011 Women In Aviation Convention, that was obvious to one and all as members of the NGPA participated in what has become one of the most positive gatherings of any that we know in all of aviation.

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Klyde Morris (05.02.11)

Klyde Reveals Smelt Issues In ATC Controversy

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.03.11)

"The timing of today's closing in the current market environment could not be more important. With soaring fuel costs putting many airlines, yet again, in the red, Southwest brings many strengths to bear." Source: Gary Kelly, CEO, Chairman, and President of Southwest Airlines.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.02.11): Azores High

Azores High A semi-permanent, subtropical area of high pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean that migrates east and west with varying central pressure. Depending on the season, it has different names. In the Northern Hemispheric winter and early spring, when the Icelandic Low dominates the North Atlantic, it is primarily centered near the Azores Islands. When it is displaced westward, during the summer and fall, the center is located in the western North Atlantic, near Bermuda, and is known as the Bermuda High.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.02.11)

Aero-Linx: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group The Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group was formed in September 2008 with support and advice from the world's leading environmental organizations such as the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels (RSB). The group is focused on accelerating the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation biofuels. All members have signed a Sustainability Pledge, and believe that a key driver to a carbon neutral industry is advancing and adopting sustainable aviation biofuels. Sustainable aviation biofuels will perform equal to, or better than, petroleum based fuels and will have a carbon neutral lifecycle - production through use.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.02.11)

"The shuttle has three Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) that provide hydraulic power to steer the vehicle during ascent and entry. The hydrazine fuel lines on each APU have two heater circuits that prevent the fuel from freezing while the shuttle is in space." Source: NASA's description of the equipment (and their function) that forced Friday's launch scrub for the flight of STS-134... now scheduled for no earlier than May the 8th.

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