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May 24, 2010

AD: Bell Hellicopter

AD NUMBER: 2010-10-16

MANUFACTURER: Bell Helicopter Textron (Bell) Model 205A, 205A-1, 205B, 212, 412, 412EP, and 412CF and Agusta S.p.A. (Agusta) Model AB412, AB412EP Helicopters  

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 05.24.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.24.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.24.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Flight School Economics - 05.24.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.24.10

NTSB sends an investigator to India.
British Airways logs record losses for a second straight year.
And Lufthansa gets its first A380.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.24.10

NTSB sends an investigator to India.
British Airways logs record losses for a second straight year.
And Lufthansa gets its first A380.


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ANN Special Feature: Flight School Economics - 05.24.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about how a mix of new, G1000-equipped Cessna 172s and a Light Sport Aircraft on the flightline at Bob Miller Flight Training have be

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Pilot Arrested After Landing On Tybee Island, GA Beach

"Motorized Craft" Not Authorized

A pilot from Arkansas found himself in hot water after landing his LSA beside the ocean about noon on Sunday. Authorities say 36-year-old Mark Jensen was arrested for operating a "motorized craft" on Georgia's Tybee Island beach in violation of local laws.

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HeliClub Becomes First Russian AW139 Customer

Company Provides Helicopter Transportation And Training

HeliClub of Russia has placed an order for one AW139 medium twin helicopter, becoming the first customer for the type in Russia.

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NASA Kicks Off Virtual Education Program For College Students

Online Sessions Show How To Get Involved In NASA Competitions

NASA will provide college students from across the country with the opportunity to participate in virtual interactive educational sessions focusing on NASA technical challenges and competitions.

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ATA Reports Increases In April Passenger Revenue, March Cargo Traffic

Positive Revenue Growth Reflects An Industry Still In Recovery

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) released a report Friday that passenger revenue, based on a sample group of carriers, rose 12.5 percent in April 2010 versus the same month in 2009, marking the fourth consecutive month of revenue growth.

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Piaggio America Taps James Cochran III As Regional Sales Director

Italian Aircraft Manufacturer Strengthens Presence in North America and Canada

Piaggio America has hired James E Cochran III as Sales Director for the North Eastern United States and Eastern Canadian region, the company announced Wednesday.

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AD: Turbomeca

AD NUMBER: 2010-10-09

MANUFACTURER: Turbomeca Arriel 1B, 1D, 1D1, and 1S1 Turboshaft Engines  

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AD: Sikorsky

AD NUMBER: 2010-10-03

MANUFACTURER: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Model S-92A Helicopters  

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Aero-TV: Van Horn Rotor Blades -- Tail Rotor Replacements For Bell's 206

Company Pioneers Alternatives For Bell 206 TR Blades 

The approved part replacement business can be a tough one... especially when you're competing with the likes of mighty Bell Helicopter. But... Van Horn Aviation is one company hitting the market with what they think may be a better idea when it comes to replacement Tail Rotor blades for the Bell 206 and other popular helicopters.

Aero-TV: Van Horn Rotor Blades -- Tail Rotor Replacements For Bell's 206

Company Pioneers Alternatives For Bell 206 TR Blades 

The approved part replacement business can be a tough one... especially when you're competing with the likes of mighty Bell Helicopter. But... Van Horn Aviation is one company hitting the market with what they think may be a better idea when it comes to replacement Tail Rotor blades for the Bell 206 and other popular helicopters.

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S African Company To Offer New Multi-Fuel Piston Engine

Durban Company Debuts "Lightweight, Low-Emission, Multi-Fuel Light Aircraft Engine"

ADEPT Airmotive is showing off what they call 'the world's first modern GA engine that runs on a range of fuels.'

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Boeing Promises Jobs... If They Win Tanker Gig

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 680 Jobs, $32 Million

Boeing is pulling out the stops in a media campaign that seems destined to make themselves the leader for the turbulent NewGen Tanker program. The company claims that Arizona (which can use all the help  it can get, lately) will benefit from approximately 680 jobs and an estimated $32 million...

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Klyde Morris (05.24.10)

Now Klyde's Poking Fun At Hypersonic Flight... Where Will It End (Grin)???

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Miami Aviation School Gets An MD-80 For Student Programs

But Moving The Airplane Across The Street Was A Major Undertaking

American Airlines donated a retired MD-80 jet to George T. Baker Aviation School Friday, making it one of the only accredited aviation schools in the country to have a commercial airliner on school grounds.

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Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants Join AFA-CWA

Just Under 52% Vote For Union Representation

A majority of flight attendants at Frontier Airlines voted Thursday to join the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA). The election vote, conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), showed that 456 out of 879, or 51.8%, of flight attendants voted for AFA-CWA representation.

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Dutch Government Poised To Pull Out Of JSF Program

Parliament Has Debated Three Resolutions To End Participation In F-35 Development

The Dutch government has all but officially cancelled their participation in the F-35 JSF program. The Dutch parliament has debated proposals by the SP (Socialist Party), PvdA (Labor) and GL (Green Left) in recent weeks.

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Planetary Society, 11 Other Groups, Back NASA's 2011 Budget Proposal

A Dozen Non-Profit Space And Science Organizations Issue A Joint Statement Of Support

The Planetary Society has joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Astronomical Society, the Universities Space Research Association and other groups to support the NASA budget proposal for fiscal year 2011.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.24.10): Final Controller

Final Controller The controller providing information and final approach guidance during PAR and ASR approaches utilizing radar equipment.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.24.10)

Aero-Linx: Turbo and Supercharging Aircraft Engines "Due to the reduction in air density by gaining altitude, lower air pressure or higher ambient temperatures an aircraft engine loses some of its rated power. At about 10000 ft the air pressure has dropped 25%..."

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.24.10)

"The high quality jobs Boeing will bring to Arizona with this exciting project are the kind worth fighting for... Jobs like these not only pay better than most manufacturing jobs, but they have a tremendous downstream effect on the economy, spurring growth in numerous sectors. Boeing is a great corporate citizen, and Arizona is fortunate to have such a respected company here in our state." Source: Arizona Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Glenn Hamer, discussing jobs that may come the state's way if Boeing wins the NewGen Tanker contract.

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