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February 13, 2011

Diamond Aircraft Reports A Successful Start To 2011

Border Surveillance Aircraft Make Up Half Of The Year's Early Deliveries

Diamond Aircraft says it has delivered 28 aircraft to various countries within the first weeks of the year, including 14 special mission aircraft for environment and border surveillance. Diamond says it hopes to deliver another 40 of the multi purpose platform aircraft worldwide this year.

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Helicopter Engineering Boot Camps Challenge Students

Bell Hosts College Students For The Fourth Straight Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Bell Helicopter hosted college students from universities around the United States at its company-sponsored Engineering boot camps. This year, a total of 20 engineering students representing 11 different universities from across the country attended the camps.

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LightSail-1 On NASA Short List For Upcoming Launch

Three-Unit Cubesat Will 'Piggyback' On Larger Mission

NASA announced this week that the Planetary Society's LightSail-1 solar sail mission is on their short list for upcoming launch opportunities.

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AFA Breaks Off Contract Negotiations With US Airways

Union Says Members Are "Fed Up" After Five Years With No Contract

The AFA Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) broke off talks with US Airways management Thursday after five years of contract negotiations, which have been underway since Tempe-based America West Airlines merged with US Airways.

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New Engine Instruments For AS250B2 Prepped For Release

Digital Instruments Support Honeywell LTS-101

A new digital engine instrument option is being prepared for release by Soloy Aviation Solutions, along with Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems. The instruments are designed for Soloy's Honeywell LTS-101 engine conversion kit for Eurocopter AS350B2 helicopters.

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AFRA Welcomes Its 50th Member

Aircraft Recycler Dale Aviation Joins The Trade Association

The Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA) recently welcomed UK-based Dale Aviation as its 50th Member. Dale Aviation Ltd specializes in aircraft recycling and material recovery, as well as aircraft maintenance and engineering.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.13.11): Quasi-Stationary Front

Quasi-Stationary Front A front which is nearly stationary or moves very little since the last synoptic position. Also known as a stationary front.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.13.11)

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.13.11)

"When you merge two companies, the goal is to combine all employee groups and pay them the same wage for the same work. That has not happened. US Airways recently announced historic profits, yet management refuses to negotiate contract improvements and wage increases after years of promised benefits from this merger." Source: AFA US Airways-West President, Lisa LeCarre, after the AFA Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) broke off talks with US Airways management, after five years of contract negotiations.

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AD: Hamilton Sundstrand Propellers

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