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July 15, 2007

Canadian Inquiry Determines USAF Pilot Responsible For Soldier's Death

Recommends Improved Training, Technology

An inquiry into the September 4, 2006 death of a Canadian soldier in southern Afghanistan has determined the pilot of a US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt was "solely responsible" for what the board called a "preventable" error.

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SoCal TRACON Consolidation Hits A Snag

Lost Fiber-Optic Link Leads To Lost Radar Coverage

It didn't take long for problems to arise from this week's consolidation of the Palm Springs TRACON into a Southern California radar facility.

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Widower Sues Pilot's Estate In Conway Accident

NTSB Releases Prelim In Runway Overrun Crash

A man who lost his wife after a plane impacted their home near Dennis F Cantrell Field/Conway Municipal Airport (CWS) last month is suing the estate of the pilot killed in the accident.

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ANN Proudly Introduces Our AirVenture 2007 Staff

Say Hello To Chris Esposito And Annette Kurman!

With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture 2007 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough... ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration

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Air Force Ramps Up MQ-1 Predator Deliveries

Goal Of 21 UAV Patrols By End Of 2009

Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael Moseley is accelerating delivery of the Defense Department's December 2009 goal of 21 daily MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle combat air patrols, or CAPs, by one year.

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NavAero EFB Chosen By Australian Aeromedical Service

Royal Flying Doctor Service Selects t-BagC2

Aero-News has learned the navAero t-BagC2 EFB computer and display hardware was recently chosen as the flight deck hardware-of-choice for Australia's Royal Flying Doctor Service - Central Operations - to equip their growing fleet of Pilatus PC12s with a full-service Class 2 EFB technology solution.

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Cockpit Smoke Leads To Emergency Landing For Delta B757

JFK-SEA Flight Diverts to Chicago

A Delta Air Lines flight heading to Seattle from New York was forced to make an emergency landing Friday night in Chicago, after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.15.07)

"...Given the nature of such operations, the associated risk cannot be reduced to zero."

Source: Lt.-Gen. Michel Gauthier. A Canadian inquiry released Friday into the September 4, 2006 friendly fire death of a Canadian soldier in southern Afghanistan has determined the pilot of a US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt was "solely responsible" for what the board called a "preventable" error.

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