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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' Planets Could Be Habitable

Two-Star Systems Can Be Excellent Candidates For Such Planets, Scientists Say

With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in "Star Wars" looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA's Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support planets, although planets discovered so far around double-star systems are large and gaseous. Scientists wondered: If an Earth-size planet were orbiting two suns, could it support life?

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Duncan Aviation Receives Rolls-Royce Authorization

Approved For CorporateCare And New Engine Warranty Work

 Duncan Aviation recently received a new authorization from Rolls-Royce. This means that Duncan Aviation is approved for CorporateCare and new engine warranty work on aircraft at all Duncan Aviation facilities and remote work locations. Duncan Aviation is authorized, trained and equipped to perform engine removals and installations, line level inspections, maintenance and repair, and service bulletins.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Sikorsky Announces Plans For New Customer Support Center In Asia

Thai Aviation Services Scheduled To Become First Such Center In Thailand By The End Of This Year

Sikorsky plans to expand its S-92 and S-76 helicopter support services in the Asia-Pacific region. Thai Aviation Services is scheduled to become the first Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Thailand by the end of 2017. The announcement was made at the inaugural 2017 Rotorcraft Asia show.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

CALC Purchases New Airbus A320-200 Series Aircraft

Adds Third Aircraft To April 3 Order

Chinese airline leasing company CALC has entered into an Aircraft Purchase Agreement with Airbus for another new A320-200 ceo Aircraft in 13 April, on top of its order of two A320 aircraft on April 3. These aircraft are scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2017 and CALC’s fleet will reach at least 103 aircraft by the end of this year.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

CT Engineering Group To Provide New Developments For Airbus

Will Develop New Designs Concepts For The Complete Fuselage, Wings, And Power Plant 

The CT Engineering Group will perform research and technology engineering services for the airframes of Airbus’ aircraft. With this multiyear contract Airbus reaffirms its trust in The CT Engineering Group, following 15 years of successful collaboration. CT will continue to provide design & stress engineering services for the complete fuselage, wings and power plant related structure of Airbus’ aircraft.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Next-Generation GPS Launch System Testing Transferred To Customer

Schriever Air Force Base Will Continue The Checkout

The testing of the Launch and Checkout System for the Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, scored high with a pass rate of 97.7 percent and is now transitioning from the Raytheon factory to Schriever Air Force Base.  

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.24.17)

Aero Linx: Mission of the Naval Airship Association Mission of the Naval Airship Association: To gather, perpetuate and disseminate the Lighter-Than-Air expertise and knowledge that has been accumulated during the U.S. Navy’s long involvement with the development and employment of L.T.A. principles in military aviation.  To support and assist the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Inc. (NAMF) and the National Naval Aviaton Museum (NNAM)  and other certified, accredited, and/or approved museums or foundations in their purpose of informing and educating the public on the important role of U.S. Naval Aviation, with specific reference to the Lighter-Than-Air segment. The Executive Council shall make the final determination, by majority vote, of any such action. Private collections are expressly excluded from participation.  To support and assist U.S. Government agencies in current and future Lighter-Than-Ai

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

ANN FAQ: Getting The Word Out

Things To Know When You Send A News Release

Aero-News gets hundreds of releases every week, ranging from industry giants like Boeing and Cessna to the smallest of flying clubs and the most quaint of air shows. After having seen the best and the worst in press releases over the years, we have some ideas to help companies do so much more to help themselves, both with ANN and with the general media.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.24.17): Friction Measurement

Friction Measurement A measurement of the friction characteristics of the runway pavement surface using continuous self-watering friction measurement equipment in accordance with the specifications, procedures and schedules contained in AC 150/5320−12, Measurement, Construction, and Maintenance of Skid Resistant Airport Pavement Surfaces.

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Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.24.17)

"We understand that the hearing will be 8 days before the Planes of Fame Air Show and we want to assure you that your overwhelming support throughout this situation has strengthened our determination and resolve to save the Air Show. We are in the final weeks of the Air Show preparation and the details, arrangements and commitments are already in place. People have made travel plans from all over the U.S and the world. This Air Show is a huge investment in terms of people, time and resources. All of the performers, sponsors, vendors and volunteers are steadfast in their commitment to supporting the Air Show and are excited to be here the weekend of May 6 & 7. We should have 5 Corsairs in attendance as well as an Air Force F-35, plus at least 40 or more other aircraft. This is the Museum's 60th Anniversary and we are planning on having one of the best Air Shows ever! Thank you for continuing to buy your Air Show tickets! As you already know…if the order to stop the show happens, all Planes of Fame Air

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