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September 23, 2012

Delta Dedicates 'Pink Plane' Flight To Evelyn Lauder

'Breast Cancer One' Employee Survivor Flight Kicks Off Fundraising And Awareness Activities In Atlanta, New York

Delta Airlines' Eighth annual "Breast Cancer One" employee survivor charter took flight for the fight Thursday in advance of Delta's October fundraising efforts benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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GippsAERO Signs With Soloy For Airvan Spare Part Distribution

Move Part Of Strategy To Strengthen The Company's Presence In The U.S.

GippsAERO, the Australian manufacturing arm of Mahindra Aerospace, announced Thursday that a partnership agreement has been signed with Soloy Aviation Solutions to provide spare part distribution and technical support services for GippsAERO USA customers.

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Southwest Airlines Orders Blended Winglets 'To The MAX'

Airline To Purchase 268 Additional Sets Of Winglets To Equip Its Entire Fleet

Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced the largest single order in its history last week, with Southwest Airlines purchasing up to 268 additional sets of Blended Winglets for Boeing Next-Generation 737-700 and 737-800 aircraft, surpassing its original order placed in 2003.

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Orion Spacecraft Makes Virginia Air & Space Center Home

Test Version Of The Proposed Spacecraft Donated To The Museum

Endeavour isn't the only spacecraft destined for a museum in the near future, though admittedly this one has not yet carried astronauts into space. NASA and the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) announced Thursday that a full-scale test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft will become part of the center's permanent collection.

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USAF C-130 Completes 1st Flight With Enhanced Rolls-Royce Engine

Upgraded T56 Turboprop Promises To Deliver Fuel Savings, Extend Engine Life

Rolls-Royce and the US Air Force are conducting flight tests for an enhancement for the T56 turboprop engine, which powers the C-130H transport aircraft. The Series 3.5 Engine Enhancement is designed to deliver fuel savings and reliability improvements, resulting in improved life cycle costs.

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AIAA Endorses 'STEM Jobs Act Of 2012'

55,000 “Green Cards” To Be Allocated For Top Foreign Graduates Of U.S. Universities In STEM Fields

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has endorsed the “STEM Jobs Act of 2012,” introduced on Tuesday, September 18, by Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX).

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FAA Proposes $400,000 Civil Penalty Against Atlantic Southeast

Operated Aircraft Not In Compliance With FARs

The FAA is proposing a civil penalty of $400,000 against Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA), of Atlanta, for allegedly operating a Bombardier regional jet when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.23.12)

Aero Linx: Air Charity Network Air Charity Network (ACN) provides access for people in need seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community or national crisis. Air Charity Network (ACN) is comprised of independent member organizations identified by specific geographical service areas. Airlift Hope NC-TN, Angel Flight Central, Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic, Angel Flight Northeast, Angel FlightTM Southeast, Angel Flight West and Mercy FlightTM Southeast coordinate volunteer pilot missions in the continental United States as well as Alaska and Hawaii. Mercy Medical Airlift, coordinates free airline tickets for missions over 600 miles and negotiates l

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.23.12): Charles' Law

Charles' Law States that when the pressure is held constant, the volume of a gas varies directly with the temperature. Therefore, if the pressure remains constant, the volume of a gas will increase with the increase of temperature. It was developed by Jacques Charles and is also known as the Charles-Guy-Lussac Law.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.23.12)

"We are thrilled to become the permanent home for this full-scale test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft. As the visitor center for NASA's Langley Research Center, this is an ideal way for us to share the NASA story and showcase the latest in NASA technology." Source: Brian DeProfio, Interim Director of the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) -- which announced that a full-scale test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft will become part of the center's permanent collection.

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AD NUMBER: 2012-18-15

PRODUCT: Certain Bombardier Inc. Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes.

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