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September 03, 2007

Report: Kingfisher CEO To Invest $200 Million In Epic Aircraft

Vijay Mallya Says He's "In Talks"; Others Say It's A Done Deal

In a report which appears to confirm rumors surrounding Kingfisher Airlines CEO Dr. Vijay Mallya's surprise appearance at Epic Aircraft's press event at Oshkosh 2007, on Monday The Mint newspaper reported the flamboyant airline executive plans to invest some $200 million in the expanding aircraft manufacturer.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.03.07

JetBlue breaks ranks with ATA over FAA financing.
Shanghai Airlines gets creative in financing five new Airbus planes.
And sales of Boeing's 737 family keep on rolling.


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Gee... The G3 Is Another Step In The Right Direction (Part Five -- Final)

Another Step In A Very Evolutionary Program

Flight Test Report and Analysis by ANN Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell Read Part One Read Part Two Read Part Three Read Part Four

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Red Bull Air Race Draws Huge Crowds in Portugal

600,000 Pack Porto/Gaia 

600,000 spectators packed the banks of the Douro River in Porto/Gaia Saturday and turned the eighth leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Series into 'one of the most exciting venues the race has ever seen.'

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Honeywell, Sensis Corporation Demonstrate ASDE-X Technology To FAA

Warning System Provides Flight Crews With Air-To-Ground Incursion Coverage

Honeywell International and Sensis Corporation, in coordination with the FAA, recently demonstrated a technology that can detect and communicate potential runway incursions directly to an aircraft cockpit, alerting the flight crew of a potential incident and addressing a concern that has been on the NTSB's most wanted list since 1990.

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Klyde Morris (09.03.07)

Klyde Ponders Sir Richard's "Midas Touch" With The Media...

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Space Elevator Games Coming In October To Salt Lake City

NASA Promotes New Round Of Centennial Challenges

From October 19-21, more than 20 teams from across the nation and around the world will compete for a total of $1,000,000 from NASA for the development of cutting-edge technologies.

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Memorial Service Held for Fallen Aviators

Friends, family and fellow shipmates crowded into the David Adams Memorial Chapel and the C-9 auditorium on Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 23 to remember three fallen aviators from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 120. The three E-2C Hawkeye pilots, Lt. Cameron N. Hall, Lt. Ryan K. Betton and Lt. j.g. Jerry R. Smith, were killed on Aug. 15 while conducting training operations from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

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Kayaker Rescued By Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Helo Airlifts Man To Hospital In Four Minutes

Aero-News learned this weekend the Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter rescued a kayaker Friday morning from the shores of Wellington Harbor.

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Survival Systems USA Says 'Ditching Doesn’t Mean Death'

Survival Systems USA Inc. has trained military personnel, civilians and federal employees how to survive aircraft ditchings for the last 25 years. Some Headquarters U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Marines got their chance Aug. 20-22. Out of every 50,000 military flight hours, there is at least one helicopter ditching.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.03.07)


Since 1912, there have been many attempts to make a flying car. The most significant are: the Waldo Waterman Aerobile of 1937, the Robert Fulton Airphibian of 1947 and the Molt Taylor AEROCAR of 1956.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.03.07): Air-to-Air Missile


A missile carried on an aircraft for use against other aircraft. The missile is guided to its target by radar or infrared sensors.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.03.07)

“The world is almost 80 percent water, and every time someone flies over it, they stand a chance of that plane or helicopter going down... We want to eliminate that panic factor and build confidence in our students. So when they have to ditch in a worst-case scenario, they can reflect back to their training and react quickly.”

Source: Lesa Maiava, Survival Systems USA instructor, speaking about 'ditching' training recently conducted for USMC aviators at Marone Corps Base Hawaii.

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