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September 04, 2009

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.04.09

An attorney is fined for rushing to contact the families of Colgan 3407 crash victims.
Boeing and the US Air Force report another successful airborne laser test.
And Sikorski is build

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.04.09

An attorney is fined for rushing to contact the families of Colgan 3407 crash victims.
Boeing and the US Air Force report another successful airborne laser test.
And Sikorski is build

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Diamond Aircraft Delivered To Malta, Iceland, Certified In Japan

Company Continues To Expand Its International Reach

Diamond Aircraft´s Italian representative Diamond Aero SRL has delivered the first two Diamond aircraft to be registered in Malta. Diamond Aero SRL handed over a DA40 TDI and a DA20 Eclipse to Diamond Flight Training, a recently launched flying school in Malta.

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FAA Certifies New Hawker Beechcraft T-6B Military Trainer Aircraft

U.S. Navy Primary Trainers Delivered This Summer Get Avionics Upgrade

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) recently achieved a significant milestone by receiving Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of its T-6B military trainer aircraft. The T-6B, an avionics upgrade variant of the highly successful T-6A trainer, will be the primary flight training aircraft of the U.S. Navy.

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NBAA Unveils John H. Winant Award

Recipient To Be Honored At Annual Meeting And Convention

The NBAA Wednesday announced plans to issue a new award, the John H. Winant Award, in memory of the legendary NBAA leader and in recognition of members of NBAA's Board of Directors whose service to the business aviation community extends well beyond their tenure on the Association's Board.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 09.04.09

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.04.09 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.04.09 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Lance Neibauer: The GA Marketplace - 09.04.09 (ANN Special Report, with Lancair Designer, Lance Neibauer)

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Gulfstream Aerospace Receives FAA G150 FAA Maintenance Approval

Long Beach Facility Approved For Airframe, Engine, And APU Work

Gulfstream Aerospace recently received approval from the FAA to perform engine and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) maintenance on Gulfstream G150 aircraft at its facility in Long Beach, CA.  It was previously approved by the FAA to perform airframe maintenance.

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SpaceX Delivers Communications Hardware To Cape Canaveral

Unit Will Fly Aboard STS-129 For Integration With International Space Station

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) said Tuesday it has delivered the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Communication Unit to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in preparation for launch on Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-129.

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750 Student Teams Wanted For World's Largest Rocket Competition

Team America Rocketry Challenge Registration Is Open

Registration for the world's largest rocket competition, the Team America Rocketry Challenge, is now  open for 750 student teams in grades 7-12 from any U.S. school, home school or non-profit youth organization. Registration for the 2010 spring contest is open now through November 30.

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British Airways Takes Delivery Of First Embraer 170

BA Ordered E-Jets For Modernization If The BA CityFlyer Fleet

Embraer delivered the first Embraer 170 jet Thursday at its headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil, to British Airways. The aircraft, configured with 76 seats in a single-class layout, will be operated by BA CityFlyer, which operates  international and domestic routes from London City Airport.

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Last STS Night Launch?

Observations From The Beach At Midnight

No lesser philosopher than John “Hannibal” Smith on “The A-Team” (am I dating myself?) said “I love it when a plan comes together.” And so it was with the launch of STS-128 a minute before midnight last Friday.

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Boeing Hangs GEnx-2B Engines On The 747-8 Freighter

Boeing Claims More Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions With New Engine

Piece by piece ... Boeing continues to make progress on the assembly of the 747-8 Freighter. Mechanics have completed the installation of the new GEnx-2B engines on airplane No. 1 in final assembly at the factory in Everett, WA.

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Cobham Avionics Unit Granted Certification Authority By FAA

Synthetic Vision System Approved For Cessna 550

Cobham Avionics in Mineral Wells, TX has been authorized by the FAA as an Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) entity for Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) projects. As part of ODA, the FAA delegates an organization the authority to perform its own certification activities under FAA oversight.

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NTSB Will Offer Emergency Communication Training

Sessions Will Focus On Major Aircraft Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board is devoting two days at its Training Center to offer guidance to aviation public affairs professionals on how to most effectively manage emergency communications following a major aircraft accident.

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Aero-TV: Judge Me Please -- The Art of Aircraft Judging

Measuring Up At Arlington 2009

There is a reason that ANN dubbed the annual Arlington Fly-In the Friendly Fly-In -- no other event produces as positive a vibe as Arlington and does it with such consummate professionalism... and yeah, its chock full of aviation goodness, to boot.

Aero-TV: Judge Me Please -- The Art of Aircraft Judging

Measuring Up At Arlington 2009

There is a reason that ANN dubbed the annual Arlington Fly-In the Friendly Fly-In -- no other event produces as positive a vibe as Arlington and does it with such consummate professionalism... and yeah, its chock full of aviation goodness, to boot.

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ICAS Foundation Names Hall of Fame Inductees

Induction Ceremony To Be Held In December

The ICAS Foundation announced Thursday that it will welcome three new inductees into the Air Show Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the ICAS Convention on Wednesday, December 9 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Creswell, Oregon City Council Calls FAA Skydiving Deadline 'Arbitrary'

Delaying Skydiving May Put Airport Grants At Risk

The FAA has cleared one obstacle in a long-simmering dispute between the City of Creswell, Oregon and Eugene Skydivers, saying the city should allow the activity beginning September 1st on an experimental basis.

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Klyde Morris (09.04.09)

Klyde Gets 'Real'

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Final Assembly For S-70i Black Hawk Helicopters Begins In Poland

PZL Mielec Will Assemble The International Version Of The Black Hawk

PZL Mielec, a Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. company in Poland, has begun final assembly of the first S-70i Black Hawk helicopter. The production marks the beginning of a new helicopter in the Sikorsky product line, an international variant of the Black Hawk.

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Air Force May Scrap C-130 Upgrades, Other Programs

Details Leaked For USAF 5-Year Budget Plan

Citing savings of almost $3 billion over the next five years, the U.S. Air Force is considering cancelling a planned software upgrade for its fleet of C-130 transports, Bloomberg News reports.

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Northrop Grumman UAS Successfully Completes GPS-Guided Weapon Testing

"Hunter" UAS With Viper Strike System Will Soon Deploy In Theater

The Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) designed and built by Northrop Grumman Corporation,  has successfully completed testing of the new GPS-guided Viper Strike (VS) weapons system at White Sands Missile Range, NM. The GPS VS will soon deploy to theater.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.04.09)

"(T)he FAA's most recent August 6, 2009 correspondence now sets an unworkable September 1 demonstration deadline for trial jumps at the airport." Source: Excerpt from a "strongly worded" letter from the Creswell, Oregon City Council.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.04.09): Known Traffic

With respect to ATC clearances, means aircraft whose altitude, position, and intentions are known to ATC.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.04.09)

Team America Rocketry Challenge Registration is now open for this annual event sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association, NASA, and others. This year's challenge is for teams of school kids to design, build and fly a model rocket that reaches exactly 825 feet, stays aloft for between 40 and 45 seconds and returns the raw egg payload uncracked.

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AD NUMBER: 2009-18-08

MANUFACTURER: Airbus Model A330-200 and -300 Series Airplanes, Model A340-200 and -300 Series Airplanes, and Model A340-541 and -642 Airplanes  

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