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April 30, 2010

FL Legislature Approves Change To Aviation Use Tax Law

Benefits Out-Of-State Visitors, State Aviation, Tourism Businesses

In the waning days of the Florida legislative session, The Florida Senate passed House Bill 173, which exempts visiting aircraft from the state's use tax. Passage of the bill came Friday, and with Governor Charlie Crist's expected signature, it will take effect in July.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.30.10

The EU says it's OK to bail out airlines after the volcanic ash crisis.
Eclipse has certified the 500 in Europe.
And the Predator B is working border patrol over Texas.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.30.10

The EU says it's OK to bail out airlines after the volcanic ash crisis.
Eclipse has certified the 500 in Europe.
And the Predator B is working border patrol over Texas.


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ANN Special Feature: The Ed Jeszka Matter, Part III - 04.30.10

ANN's Jim Campbell talks with Ed Jeszka, who retired in June as an inspector in the FAA's Birmingham, Alabama FSDO. The office subsequently ordered an emergency revocation of all his pilot certific

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FAA Teams With Airport Executives For Safety Schools

Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) Programs Held In Chicago, Advanced In Memphis

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the FAA will present the Basic Airport Safety and Operations Specialist (ASOS) School June 27-30 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Australian Navy Opens Bidding For New Combat Helicopter

24 New Helos Is The Expected Order

Australia's Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner said Wednesday that the Defence Materiel Organization has released project solicitation documents to the United States Navy and Australian Aerospace for the supply of a new naval combat helicopter.

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Quiet! FAA Goes Back To School

Re-Evaluating Soundproofing At Three Suburban Chicago Schools

With an expansion in the works at O'Hare International Airport, the FAA is going back to three nearby suburban schools to determine if they should receive federal grants for soundproofing. The FAA had previously denied the grants for the schools.

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Connecticut Helo Crew Makes Precautionary Landing In Iowa

Weather Forced Chinook To Touch Down In A Corn Field

The crew of a Connecticut National Guard Chinook helicopter on a ferry flight from Connecticut to Washington State for maintenance made a precautionary landing in an Iowa cornfield when they encountered some heavy weather.

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Navy Awards Contract For Composite Airframe Sensor System

Aurora Sensors Will Allow Non-Destructive Evaluation In Composite Parts

The Navy has awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a contract to develop an innovative sensor system to perform aircraft damage detection and evaluation.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2010-09-03

MANUFACTURER: The Boeing Company Model 747-200B Series Airplanes  

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AD: Honeywell

AD NUMBER:  2010-09-04

MANUFACTURER: Honeywell International Inc., Primus EPIC and Primus APEX Flight Management Systems, Installed on, but not Limited to, Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER) Model ERJ 170 and ERJ 190 Airplanes, and Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. Model PC-12/47E Airplanes  

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2010-09-06

MANUFACTURER: Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) Airplanes  

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Aero-TV: Service in Aviation Pt. 2 – Hersman Honors Women’s Contribution

NTSB Chairman Details the Tradition of Women’s Service in Aviation
 
On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.”  Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.
 

Aero-TV: Service in Aviation Pt. 2 - Hersman Honors Women's Contribution

NTSB Chairman Details the Tradition of Women’s Service in Aviation

On February 25th through February 27th, 2010, the Women in Aviation International organization held their 21st annual conference; over 3,000 women and men gathered at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort to celebrate the 2010 WAI Conference theme, “Aviation – It’s a Small World.” Developed in 1990, Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women throughout aviation career sectors and interests.

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General Aviation Caucus Recognizes Haiti Relief Efforts

Two U.S. Senators Introduce Resolution Applauding GA

It's no secret that GA pilots can be counted on to help in times of crisis. Such was the case in the aftermath of Haiti's devastating earthquake, and U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Mike Johanns (R-NE) have introduced a resolution formally recognizing the contributions of general aviators to relief efforts.

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Klyde Morris (04.30.10)

Klyde Has Been Eavesdropping On The TSA... Again

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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DHS Secretary Napolitano Talks Aviation Security With U.S. Business Leaders

Answers Questions About Security Focus On Aviation

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano delivered remarks highlighting the Department’s ongoing efforts to bolster aviation security at the National Chamber Foundation’s Annual Aviation Summit, a forum sponsored by the non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Data-Driven Systems Have Pluses And Minuses For Aviation Safety

NTSB Chair Deborah Hersman Addresses Air Safety Investigators

In a speech to the International Society of Air Safety Investigators, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said Thursday that the use of data to manage and improve safety in the aviation industry has had a positive effect on the world's improving aviation safety record.

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Pentagon Dedicates NORAD Corridor

Exhibit Depicts Command's Missions, Which Began In 1957

The Defense Department unveiled a corridor in the Pentagon Wednesday bedecked with photos, quotes and historical passages centering on the foundation of the U.S.-Canadian defense relationship: the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 04.30.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.30.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.30.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: The Ed Jeszka Matter, Part III - 04.30.10 (ANN Special Report, with Pilot and Former FAA Staffer Ed Jeszka)

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Eclipse Aerospace Announces Delivery Of First EASA Certified Aircraft

Will Display The Aircraft At EBACE

Eclipse Aerospace will display the first EASA certified EA500 aircraft at the EBACE air show next week in Geneva, Switzerland, the company said in a news release Wednesday. This EASA certified Eclipse aircraft is owned and operated by Air Taxi operator JetReady, headquartered in Valencia, Spain.

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Eurocopter Embarks On A 'Major Investment Program'

New Products And Services Financed Through "Transformation" Of The Company

In series of moves it says is in answer to the world economic crisis, as well as the evolution of the helicopter market, Eurocopter has decided to accelerate its SHAPE improvement program. The company intends to invest more than $1.7 billion in self-funded R & D between 2010 and 2014.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.30.10)

"I applaud the aviation community and specifically our pilots who assisted our friends and neighbors in Haiti through thousands of relief flights." Source: Senator Mike Johannas (R-NE).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.30.10): Aerodynamic Center

A point on the wing chord through which aircraft lift is directed.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.30.10)

EBACE

In 10 years, EBACE, the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, has become one of Europes major showcases for business aircraft. And with the economy showing signs of recovery, there could be a lot of news from Geneva, Switzerland this year.

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