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October 22, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 10.22.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.22.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.22.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Ed Bolen on NBAA 2010 - 10.22.10 (ANN Special Report, with Ed Bolen, President and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association)

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NASA Announces New Subsonic Aircraft Research Opportunities

Goals Are Lower Noise And Emissions, Higher Performance

NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate has amended its NASA Research Announcement to solicit additional research proposals. The "Research Opportunities in Aeronautics 2010" has been modified to include new topics in support of the Subsonic Fixed Wing Project.

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Three Directors Re-Elected To NBAA Board

Association Announces New "No Plane No Gain" Advocacy Tools Available For Industry

The Voting Membership of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) re-elected three directors during its 63rd Annual Meeting on October 20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

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Pro Line 21 Upgrade Installed In Falcon 50EX

StandardAero, Rockwell Collins Partner On Avionics Upgrade

StandardAero announced Monday that it is teaming with Rockwell Collins on the Pro Line 4-to-Pro Line 21 upgrade for Falcon 50EX. The work performed is for an undisclosed customer and will be completed at StandardAero's Springfield, IL facility.

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JetTech Aerospace Launches World’s Only Completion Center

Exclusively Focused On The Boeing Business Jet

JetTech Aerospace announced the acquisition of Cascade Aerospace’s completion division based in Spokane, Washington at the NBAA Meeting and Convention this week.

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AERO Specialties Expands International Distribution, Warehousing Network

Partnerships Announced In Mexico, France, Germany, And Saudi Arabia

Experiencing a highly successful year internationally, AERO Specialties announces the expansion of its global distribution and warehousing network. AERO has recently teamed up with AeroStock of France, Franke Care Systems of Germany, TDH Visions of Saudi Arabia and Movac Group of Mexico.

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Jet Fuel Strategies To Eliminate Software Fees

Access To Full-Featured Website Free To "Self-Service" Users

Doug McConnell, President of Jet Fuel Strategies, LLC, announced yesterday that JFS is restructuring its business model, making access to the company's popular web-based software suite free to users with their own contract pricing.

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Million Air Names FBO Of The Year

White Plains, NY Takes Home The Platinum Prop

Million Air announced the winner of FBO of the Year during their annual awards banquet held in conjunction with the NBAA meeting in Atlanta this week. This year's 2010 FBO of the Year was awarded to Million Air White Plains.

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Data Starting To Flow From WAAS Demonstration Projects

Industry Partnerships Support Flight Infrastructure System

The FAA is now receiving preliminary data from Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) operational demonstration projects set up over the last two years with seven firms representing a cross section of the aviation industry.

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AvConnect Partners With DatcoMedia

Expands 'Paperless Maintenance' To Include Automated Communication, Data Exchange With Aircraft Owners

AvConnect announced Monday their official partnership with DatcoMedia ... combining their technologies to connect service centers and maintenance departments directly to their customers via advanced online and mobile applications.

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Winglet Technology’s Elliptical Winglets Selected For Citation Ten

Design First Certified For Citation X

The newly-introduced Cessna Citation Ten will utilize the Elliptical Winglet design originally developed and certified by Winglet Technology and Cessna Aircraft Company during a collaborative FAA STC project.

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Sean O'Keefe Back To Work Following Alaska Accident

Former NASA Administrator, Son, Survived August Crash

Sean O'Keefe, who survived an airplane accident in Alaska in August which fatally injured former Senator Ted Stevens and four others, returned to work this week at EADS North America.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.22.10

A judge rules cockpit voice recordings admissible in civic suits.
California flight schools get a reprieve.
And disruptive new EU licensing rules are delayed.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.22.10

A judge rules cockpit voice recordings admissible in civic suits.
California flight schools get a reprieve.
And disruptive new EU licensing rules are delayed.


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ANN Special Feature: Ed Bolen on NBAA 2010 - 10.22.10

ANN's Jim Campbell talks with Ed Bolen, President and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association, about the just completed NBAA 2010 convention and show, and what may lie ahead for 2011.


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Aero-TV: Parallel Programs -- Update On Gulfstream's G650 and G250

Simultaneous Jet Development Is A Difficult, Demanding Task

There was no end to the diversity and complexities involved in each of the companies that took a stand at NBAA 2010 to show the world what they were up to... but few companies had as much on their plate this time around as mighty Gulfstream -- who is balancing the aggressive issues involved in developing not one, but two, exhausting jet development programs.

Aero-TV: Dassault Falcon Jet -- Expanding The Service Network

Building Them Is One Thing... Supporting Them Is Another

At the 63rd Annual NBAA Meeting & Convention, it wasn't always just about the planes... or the products... or even the people... but how to keep all those operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible in the demanding conditions we find ourselves in today... where an embattled industry not only has to keep on doing business, but do so as economically as possible. One of those company groups that understands this so very clearly is Dassault Falcon Jet.

Aero-TV: Dassault Falcon Jet -- Expanding The Service Network

Building Them Is One Thing... Supporting Them Is Another

At the 63rd Annual NBAA Meeting & Convention, it wasn't always just about the planes... or the products... or even the people... but how to keep all those operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible in the demanding conditions we find ourselves in today... where an embattled industry not only has to keep on doing business, but do so as economically as possible. One of those company groups that understands this so very clearly is Dassault Falcon Jet.

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Aero-TV: Parallel Programs -- Update On Gulfstream's G650 and G250

Simultaneous Jet Development Is A Difficult, Demanding Task

There was no end to the diversity and complexities involved in each of the companies that took a stand at NBAA 2010 to show the world what they were up to... but few companies had as much on their plate this time around as mighty Gulfstream -- who is balancing the aggressive issues involved in developing not one, but two, exhausting jet development programs.

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NBAA 2010 Special Event Coverage Delivered By PiperJet!

PiperJet Altaire Hosts ANN Special Event Coverage

Piper's rich aviation legacy is born of 72 years of unparalleled history, with almost 150,000 aircraft brought to market and more than 160 certified models. Approximately 90,000 of those aircraft are flying today and being serviced and supported on every continent by Piper's 65 service centers, 27 dealers and 2,500 field personnel. FMI: www.piper.com, NBAA Display Area 1247 and NBAAStatic Display Area

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USDA, FAA Announce Alternative Fuels Agreement

Agricutlure Secretary Outlines Plans At A Speech To The National Press Club

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a series of measures during a speech on Thursday to the National Press Club in Washington intended to lead to the creation of a national biofuels industry.

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NBAA's Successful 2010 Convention Demonstrates Show's Continued Value

Attendee Registration Topped 2009 By Five Percent

As the NBAA concluded its 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention, Association President and CEO Ed Bolen said the highly successful show reflects its continuing value, even as the industry continues to confront a turbulent marketplace.

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Klyde Morris (10.22.10)

Klyde Remembers NBAA... 1996?

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Discovery Undergoing On-Pad Repairs Prior To November 1 Launch

Preparations Under Way For Seal Replacement

Technicians at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida pumped propellants out of tanks in the orbital maneuvering and reaction control systems Thursday in order to replace two seals for a fuel line, which had been leaking, for shuttle Discovery's orbital maneuvering system engines.

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Avidyne Joins ANN In Providing NBAA 2010 Coverage!

ANN Flies An Avidyne R9-Equipped SR22... So We REALLY Do LikeThese Guys!

Avidyne Corporation designs and manufactures avionics instruments, flight displays, VHF and GPS-based navigation, communication and datalink transceivers, as well as a range of traffic detection and weather detection sensors. FMI: www.avidyne.com, www.release9.com, www.dfc90.com,www

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FAA Goes Back To Ten-Mile Separation Rule For 747-8

Order Goes Into Effect November 1

The FAA has gone back to its original rule setting the following distance behind the new, larger 747-8 at ten miles, after announcing the rule and then retracting it about three weeks ago.

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Dragon Spacecraft Headed To The National Mall

SpaceX To Participate In USA Science & Engineering Festival In Washington, DC

SpaceX said Thursday it is proud to participate in this year's USA Science & Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC October 23-24, 2010.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.22.10)

"(E)ven in this climate, the people and companies in business aviation continue to seek out effective venues for conducting business, sharing information and networking, which is why NBAA's Convention remains a must-attend on the industry's calendar." Source: NBAA CEO Ed Bolen.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.22.10): Standard T

An RNAV approach whose design allows direct flight to any one of three initial approach fixes (IAF) and eliminates the need for procedure turns.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.22.10)

Real Time Satellite Tracking

This site allows you to track-in real time-where satellites are located. On Google Maps no less.

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