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May 27, 2014

Aero-TV: Real Aviation Leadership -- AEA's Paula Derks, Part 1

A Comprehensive Overview of the State Of The Avionics Industry

While at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention held in the Spring of 2014, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell interviewed Paula Derks, the President of AEA. This video is part 1 of this interview. When asked about the general condition of the aircraft electronics industry, Derks replied that sales are up and back-orders are starting to take place.

Aero-TV: Real Aviation Leadership -- AEA's Paula Derks, Part 1

A Comprehensive Overview of the State Of The Avionics Industry

While at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention held in the fall of 2013, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell interviewed Paula Derks, the President of AEA. This video is part 1 of this interview. When asked about the general condition of the aircraft electronics industry, Derks replied that sales are up and back-orders are starting to take place. Read More

Airborne 05.23.14: Rolling Record-987!, More CBP Insanity, ANN Oshkosh Yearbook

Also: Boeing's 737Max OrderBook, SyberJet Update, Cessna Latitude TIA, Aerion SSBJ

The Guinness Book of World Records has officially recognized 987 rolls performed consecutively as a new world record. It was achieved by Kingsley Just from Australia who raises money for zinc absorption research to benefit his son, Kaelan. Specifically, he needed to perform more than 408 consecutive rolls, so he set a new record by a good margin. For several years ANN, long before the more recent coverage by some of the aviation associations, has been alerting the GA industry to CBP's aggressive surveillance and intrusive searches of GA aircraft. Well, here we go again!

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FAA SAFO Issued For Basik Air Concept Parachutes

French Civil Aviation Directorate Has Issued An Emergency AD

The FAA has posted a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) directed toward owners, operators, and riggers of Basik Air Concept Parachutes that the Directorate General for Civil Aviation (France) or Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC) has issued EAD UF-2012-007.

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NASA's Newest Wind Watcher Arrives At Launch Site

Will Measure Ocean Winds From ISS

A new NASA Earth-observing mission that will measure ocean winds from the International Space Station has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin final preparations for launch.

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Youth To Send 'Rockets To The Rescue'

Event Part of 4-H National Youth Science Day

This year, youth all over the country ... and some globally ... will build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims. The activity, called "Rockets to the Rescue," was designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and selected as the winning experiment for the seventh annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD).

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The Wings Club Announces 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient

Dave Barger Will Receive The Honor At The Club's 72nd Awards Gala in October

The Wings Club will honor Mr. Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, with the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present this award on October 24, 2014, at the 72nd Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

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Employers Will Be Looking For Students With 'Drone' Skills

Several Universities Have Already Established Programs

It won't be long before the ability to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle will become an in-demand skill for college graduates ... and several colleges and universities are not waiting for the FAA to make up its mind about how it is going to proceed.

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Construction To Begin On NASA Mars Lander Scheduled For 2016 Launch

Mission Critical Design Review Completed

NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on a new Mars lander after it completed a successful Mission Critical Design Review.

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University Of Maryland Establishes Orbital Debris Research Center

New Center To Address Critical Threats To Orbiting Satellites And Other Space Activities

The University of Maryland (UMD) has established the "Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research" (CODER) to address critical issues in orbiting space debris and serve as a hub for academic, industry, and government research collaboration.

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Study Shows Mallee Based Jet Fuel Has Firm Roots

Biofuel From Australia’s Mallee Tree Is A Viable And Sustainable Fossil-Based Fuel Alternative

A two year study commissioned by Airbus and partners including Virgin Australia in 2012 into the practicability of using Australia's mallee trees to make biofuels suitable for powering passenger jets has reported encouraging results.

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Two AH-1W Upgrade Contracts Awarded To Elbit Systems Of America

Taken Together, Deals Total $14.1 Million In Support Of Marine Corps Aircraft

Two contracts totaling $14.1 million have been awarded to Elbit Systems of America supporting the U.S. Marine Corps' upgrade of their Bell AH-1W attack helicopter fleet.

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Final Testing Phase Of DARPA MOIRE Telescope Program Completed

Temperature Range And Vacuum Of Space Simulated In Most Recent Tests

Thermal vacuum environmental tests on critical components for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Membrane Optic Imager Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) telescope has been completed by Ball Aerospace.

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NASA Announces Winners Of The 2014 International Space Apps Challenge

Five Chosen From More Than 8,000 Participants In The Worldwide 'Hackathon'

NASA mission priorities were explored by five winners of the 2014 International Space Apps Challenge, a worldwide "hackathon" to spark innovation with direct application to future space missions and improve life on Earth.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.27.14)

"With over 70 percent of all jobs in the new economy being STEM-related, it's no secret that STEM exposure and education is more important than ever. 4-H is addressing this critical need by creating an early youth interest in science with the help of programs such as 4-H National Youth Science Day." Source: Jennifer Sirangelo, president & CEO, National 4-H Council, commenting on "Rockets to the Rescue," designed by University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and selected as the winning experiment for the seventh annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD). The national rallying event for 4-H Science, 4-H NYSD is an interactive learning experience that gets youth excited about science, technology, engineering and mathemat

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.27.14): Local Airport Advisory (LAA)

Local Airport Advisory (LAA) A service provided by facilities, which are located on the landing airport, have a discrete ground-to-air communication frequency or the tower frequency when the tower is closed, automated weather reporting with voice broadcasting, and a continuous ASOS/AWSS/AWOS data display, other continuous direct reading instruments, or manual observations available to the specialist.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.27.14)

Aero Linx: The Wings Club Founded in 1942, the Wings Club says it is the premier global society of aviation professionals and a leading forum for aerospace issues. The organization was created when America’s aviation leaders decided to band together to find a suitable meeting place where they could gather to help chart the future course of aeronautics.  

 

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