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May 28, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.28.10

Some older airliners are in for stepped up engine inspections.
Citizens Against Government Waste comes out against Constellation.
And EAA tells DC-3s to Oshkosh, deal with us directly

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.28.10

Some older airliners are in for stepped up engine inspections.
Citizens Against Government Waste comes out against Constellation.
And EAA tells DC-3s to Oshkosh, deal with us directly

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ANN Special Feature: Flying and Music - 05.28.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Aileen Hummel and John Zapp, co-founders and directors of the Flying Musicians Association, about how they use their aircraft both for work, and in support of the associ

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Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final F135 Flight Test Engine

First Lot Of Production Engines Are Ready For Installation

Pratt & Whitney has delivered the final F135 flight test engine, along with the first lot of F135 production engines, which the company says marks another major program milestone.

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Mars Has A Canyon Grander Than ... The Grand Canyon

NASA Spacecraft Penetrates Mysteries Of Martian Ice Cap

Data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have helped scientists solve a pair of mysteries dating back four decades and provided new information about climate change on the Red Planet.

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New FAA SAFO Cautions Pilots About Night Ops At Uncontrolled Fields

Air Crews Have Failed To Activate Pilot Controlled Lighting Systems

The FAA has noted a recent increase in the number of incidents involving aircraft operating at night at uncontrolled airports, or at airports where the control tower is not staffed around the clock, in whch flightcrews have failed to activate the airport Pilot Controlled Lighting system (PCL).

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Need A Florida Getaway? LoPresti Plans Its First 'LSA Holiday'

Fly-In, LSA Demos, And Corkey Fornof Around LoPresti's New Hanger In Sebastian, FL

The City of Sebastian is home to a new LSA event that offers three days of aviation and local activities for light sport pilots and the community, alike. LoPresti Aviation will host the first annual 'LSA Holiday!' June 4-6, 2010. 

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FAA Greenlights Gwinnett Airport Privatization

Georgia Airport Gets One Of Two Remaining Slots In Incentive Program

The FAA has given the OK to Gwinnett County, GA to seek a private buyer and developer for Briscoe Field (KLZU). County officials say they have been approached by multiple potential buyers over the past year.

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Kaman Helicopters Awarded Army Contract To Upgrade K-MAX To Mil Specs

Autonomous Unmanned Helo A Step Closer To Field Deployment

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) has awarded a $2.9 million contract to Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman). The contract will be used to develop enhanced mission capabilities for the unmanned K-MAX helicopter.

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GE Delivers 5,000th CF34 Engine

First Engine Entered Service In 1995 GE Aviation's CF34 engine recently surpassed 5,000 total deliveries.  On a daily basis, CF34 engines travel the equivalent of 210 times around the planet and carry 500,000 passengers to their destinations.

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Duncan Aviation Named By Avidyne As Exclusive Legacy Display Repair Provider

Service For First-Generation 5-RR And FlightMax MFDs.

Avidyne Corporation has entered into an agreement with Duncan Aviation of Lincoln, NE, which makes them the exclusive provider of repair services for Avidyne customers that are using first-generation Flight Situation Displays (FSD) and early-model FlightMax Multi-Function Displays (MFD).

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Hull And Liability Insurance Options Announced For Eclipse Jets

Programs Offered By Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services And Willis Global Aviation

An aircraft hull and liability insurance program for the Eclipse 500 VLJ was announced Wednesday by Eclipse Aerospace.

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Florida Woman Sues TSA Over Missing Rolex

Claims It Disappeared During Security Screening

A Baker County, FL woman has filed a lawsuit against TSA because a Rolex watch she said she was required to take off for security screening vanished before she was allowed to retrieve it.

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Wheeling And Dealing ... AerCap Agrees To Sell Six A320 Aircraft To Avolon

Then Establishes A Joint Venture With Avolon To Own Three A330 Aircraft

AerCap Holdings has signed an agreement with Dublin-based aircraft leasing company Avolon for the sale of six A320s, the company announced Tuesday. Four of the aircraft were manufactured in 2010 and are part of the AerVenture portfolio.

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Aero-TV: Team America Rocketry Challenge -- How To Launch An Aerospace Career

America's Youth Prove They Can Deal With Aerospace Challenges

Under bright blue skies, teams of middle and high-school students from across the country proved to one and all that they, indeed, have the right stuff. With spectacular weather and some of the finest professional and amateur rocket researchers and hobbyists in the world to overlook the proceedings, the 2010 TARC has been judged an unqualified success and we quite agree. A team from Penn Manor High School in Millersville, PA, took first place at the Eighth Annual TARC, Saturday, earning the title of national champion.

WAR? 'The Last Time' DC-3 Commemoration Project Claims 'Hostile Takeover' By EAA

Air War In Progress?

A private group of DC-3 pilots and devotees that claim to have spent "over a year" organizing a mass gathering of DC-3 and C-47 aircraft for this summer (to including a showing at Oshkosh 2010) seems to think that they are the victim of a hostile takeover... by the EAA, itself.

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NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendations To FAA

Four Recent Uncontained Engine Failures Prompt The Move

The NTSB issued two urgent safety recommendations to the FAA Thursday, citing four foreign accidents which it is either investigating or participating in an investigation led by another nation, in which the aircraft experienced an uncontained engine failure of its GE CF6-45/50 series engine.

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Aero-TV: Team America Rocketry Challenge -- How To Launch An Aerospace Career

America's Youth Prove They Can Deal With Aerospace Challenges

Under bright blue skies, teams of middle and high-school students from across the country proved to one and all that they, indeed, have the right stuff. With spectacular weather and some of the finest professional and amateur rocket researchers and hobbyists in the world to overlook the proceedings, the 2010 TARC has been judged an unqualified success and we quite agree.

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FAA Announces Performance Standards For Critical NextGen Avionics

Final Rule Represents Major NextGen Milestone

The performance requirements for aircraft tracking equipment that will be required under NextGen were announced by the FAA Thursday.

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Xombie Passes Engine-Out Test With Flying Colors

Masten Space Re-Lights Rocket In Flight

Masten Space Systems successfully demonstrated in-air engine re-light capability Wednesday at the company's test facility in Mojave, CA. Xombie, Masten's most-flown vehicle, became the first VTVL vehicle to successfully re-light a rocket engine in flight.

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This One IS Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

X-51 Waverider Makes Historic Hypersonic Flight

An X-51A Waverider flight-test vehicle successfully made the longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered hypersonic flight May 26 off the southern California Pacific coast. The more than 200 second burn by the X-51's air breathing scramjet engine accelerated the vehicle to Mach 5.

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Klyde Morris (05.28.10)

Really Freakin' Fast!

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 05.28.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.28.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.28.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Flying and Music - 05.28.10 (ANN Special Report, withAileen Hummel and John Zapp, co-founders and directors of the Flying Musicians Association)

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AEA, GAMA Welcome FAA ADS-B Out Final Rule

AEA Members Say They Are "Looking Forward" To Receiving Installation Criteria

In response to the FAA’s release of its final rule concerning ADS-B Out standards, both the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) said Thursday they welcomed its arrival.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.28.10)

"We equate this leap in engine technology as equivalent to the post-World War II jump from propeller-driven aircraft to jet engines." Source: Charlie Brink, a X-51A program manager with the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.28.10): Known Traffic

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 (05.28.10)

National Smoke Jumpers Association

The National Smokejumper Association is dedicated to preserving the history and lore of smoke jumping, maintaining and restoring our nation's forest and grassland resources, responding to special needs of smokejumpers and their families and advocating for the programs evolution.

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