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June 18, 2010

Aero-TV: Cirrus Reinvents The Turbo -- The SR22T All Continental Solution

Cirrus Renews The Turbo... With An All-Continental Power Package

ANN's Boss and Chief Test Pilot is always happy to get a call about flying a new airplane... and when a most recent call informed him that a new version of the SR22 Turbo was on its way to see him, he was VERY interested. Owning an SR22 Turbo for a year and a half, such an announcement was bound to cause curiosity as the experience we have had with his machine has been truly exemplary... which begs one to questions -- if it wasn't broke, why change it? 

What's New At COPA? How About A New SR22T

Cirrus Says The New TCM Powerplant Is Lighter, Quieter, And Smoother With Future Fuel Flexibility

Kicking off the eighth annual meeting of the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association Friday, Cirrus Aircraft introduced the SR22T, the newest member of the SR22 family of composite piston aircraft. The SR22 series is the world's best-selling four-place airplane for eight years in a row.

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Aero-TV: Cirrus Reinvents The Turbo -- The SR22T All Continental Solution

Cirrus Renews The Turbo... With An All-Continental Power Package

ANN's Boss and Chief Test Pilot is always happy to get a call about flying a new airplane... and when a most recent call informed him that a new version of the SR22 Turbo was on its way to see him, he was VERY interested. Owning an SR22 Turbo for a year and a half, such an announcement was bound to cause curiosity as the experience we have had with his machine has been truly exemplary...

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Cirrus Aircraft Announces New And Unique Benefits For Buyers, Sellers

Incentive Packages Offered On New X-Edition or Xi

Following Friday's debut of the new SR22T, Cirrus Aircraft announced two incentive programs that make upgrading to a new Cirrus easier than ever.

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Klyde Morris (06.18.10)

With Gratitude From Klyde (And Wes!)

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 06.18.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.18.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.18.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) AN ANN Special Feature: Rhett Ross on TCM's New Turbo - 06.18.10 (ANN Special Report, with Rhett Ross, President of Teledyne Continental Motors)

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Another Reunion At AirVenture 2010

At Least Four B-17 "Flying Fortress" Bombers Mark The Aircraft's 75th Anniversary

At least four of the remaining airworthy Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" aircraft will be on hand to commemorate the legendary World War II bomber's 75th anniversary during EAA AirVenture 2010.

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Boeing Completes 1st Flight Of GE-Powered 787

Fifth Dreamliner In The Test Fleet Is The First With GE Engines

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner with General Electric (GE) engines, an airplane referred to as ZA005, completed its first flight at 1829 PDT Wednesday, following a 3-hour-and-48-minute flight over the state of Washington.

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NASA Releases Kepler Data On Potential Extrasolar Planets

Search Continues For Worlds Like Our Own

NASA's Kepler Mission has released 43 days of science data on more than 156,000 stars. These stars are being monitored for subtle brightness changes as part of an ongoing search for Earth-like planets outside of our solar system.

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First P-8A Poseidon In-Flight Mission Systems Tests Successfully Completed

Three-Hour Flight Tested All Operator Workstations

P-8A Poseidon aircraft T2 successfully completed the program's first mission systems test flight on June 8 in Seattle, Boeing announced Thursday. T2 will be used to verify integrated mission systems performance during flights in Seattle and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD.

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Veracity Unveils Improved Rotor Blade Inspection Method ... Sort Of

Company Says New Test Removes Subjectivity From Rotor Blade Testing

Veracity Technology Solutions says it has successfully completed a proof of concept demonstration with the U.S. Army for a non-destructive inspection (NDI) process used for testing helicopter rotor blades, but they're keeping details of the test largely confidential.

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Hawker Pacific Asia Is HBC's First Malaysian Authorized Service Center

Kuala Lumpur Location Joins Company Network

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) has appointed Hawker Pacific Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to its worldwide network of authorized service centers to support the growing fleet of Beechcraft King Air turboprops in the region.

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WACO Classic Aircraft Rolls Out Barnstormer Edition

Company Says The Airplane Is Designed For The "Biplane Ride" Market

It's another fresh take on a blast from the past. WACO Classic Aircraft has introduced a "Barnstormer Edition" of its WACO YMF-5C airplane.

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EADS, Eurocopter And BioCombustibles del Chubut Sign Biofuel Agreement

Companies Will Evaluate Production, Use Of Aviation Biofuel In Brazil

The creation of an aviation biofuel production facility in Brazil will be evaluated by EADS, Eurocopter and BioCombustibles del Chubut under terms of a cooperative agreement signed at this month’s ILA Berlin Air Show.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.18.10

TCM has a new engine option for Cirrus owners.
Avidyne invades COPA's M8 with R9.
And a Cessna wins the Piper Award.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.18.10

TCM has a new engine option for Cirrus owners.
Avidyne invades COPA's M8 with R9.
And a Cessna wins the Piper Award.


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ANN Special Feature: Rhett Ross on TCM's New Turbo - 06.18.10

ANN's Jim Campbell talks with Rhett Ross, President of Teledyne Continental Motors, about the new turbocharged engine option from TCM being offered to owners of the Cirrus SR22.

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ANN Offering LIVE Coverage Of Cirrus Owner's and Pilot's Association 'Migration'

Live Programming Schedule

Friday, June 18th: Programming Starts At 1300 EDT Saturday, June 19th: Programming Starts At 0700 EDT http://www.aero-news.net/live/

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House Committee Not Enthusiastic About United, Continental Merger

Airline Execs Taken To Task By Committee Members

United Airlines CEO Glenn Tilton and Continental chief Jeff Smisek did not exactly receive a warm welcome from the U.S. House Transportation Aviation subcommittee Wedndesday in the first hearing concerning a possible merger of the two airlines.

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FAA Says Media Flights Over Oil Spill Are Being Accommodated

Offers Defense Of Deepwater Horizon TFR

Recent media reports here and elsewhere have indicated that some aircraft carrying journalists have been denied permission to overfly the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which is under an indefinate TFR. In a news release Thursday, the FAA says it is accomodating those media flights.

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NTSB Dispatches 'Go' Team To Canada Following Ottawa Incident

Embraer 145 Overran A Runway On Landing, Several Injuries Reported

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched a team of investigators to assist the Transportation Safety Board of Canada with its investigation of Wednesday's airplane accident in Ottawa.

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Two Significant Bizjet Deliveries For Bombardier Made In Argentina

Challenger 605 And Global 5000 Jets First In That Country

The first Challenger 605 and Global 5000 jets were delivered to customers based in Argentina on April 1 and April 20, 2010, respectively, Bombardier Aerospace announced Wednesday.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.18.10)

"Less competition generally leads to higher prices, fewer choices, and a loss of jobs." Source: Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL), in opening remarks at the House Transportation Aviation subcommittee hearing concerning the proposed merger between United and Continental Airlines.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.18.10): Circle To Runway (Number)

Used by ATC to inform the pilot that he/she must circle to land because the runway in use is other than the runway aligned with the instrument approach procedure.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.18.10)

COPA Migration 8

The ANN Team is in Dayton, Ohio ... The Birthplace of Aviation ... for the next couple of days for the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association annual "migration." We'll be offering live video streaming of some of the important speeches and events, and bringing back some good stuff, too.

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