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Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.22.20)

“The IG report highlights very concerning lapses in FAA’s safety oversight. A carrier’s safety culture should be overseen with the highest standards to ensure the traveling public is safe.”Source: U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, (R-MS), chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, in a statement concerning the DOT OIG report concerning FAA oversight of Southwest Airlines.

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Sat, Feb 22, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.22.20): ARINC

An acronym for Aeronautical Radio, Inc., a corporation largely owned by a group of airlines.

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Sat, Feb 22, 2020

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.22.20)

The Airborne Public Safety Association

The Airborne Public Safety Association - APSA - is a 501(c)(6) non-profit educational, individual membership organization, founded in 1968 to support and encourage the use of aircraft in public safety. Over 3,000 members strong from the international to the local level.

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Klyde Morris 02.21.20

C'mon, Klyde ... Nobody Bats 1,000

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Embraer Delivers 198 Total Jets In 2019

Includes 89 Airliners And 109 Executive Jets

Embraer delivered a total of 198 jets in 2019, of which 89 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (62 light and 47 large), which represents an increase of 9 percent compared to 2018, when the Company delivered a total of 181 jets. The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for 2019 of 85 to 95 for the commercial aviation market and of 90 to 110 for the business aviation market. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Embraer delivered 81 jets, being 35 commercial aircraft and 46 executive jets (20 light and 26 large). As of December 31, the firm order backlog totaled $16.8 billion.

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

APS Breaks Ground On Two New Upset Training Facilities In Arizona

Both Located At Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), a provider of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT), has broken ground on a new 25,000 sqft headquarters and a 40,000 sqft support facility located on a 4.5 acre premium lot at the north end of the airfield at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (KIWA). Slated to open late 2020, the new facilities will allow APS to meet increasing demand for UPRT with streamlined operations and the increased space for aircraft and simulators necessary to continue to offer the most robust and comprehensive UPRT programs available globally.

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Airborne 02.21.20: Pipistrel Alpha Electro, Special Rotax, ASTM Parachute Std

Also: P-51 Mustang Over Pearl, Elite Balloon Instructor, ATR 72-600, Boeing 737 Max Issues... Again
 
Pipistrel has signed an MOU with Eyre to There Aviation of Adelaide, Australia for the rights to manufacture the Pipistrel Alpha Electro in Australia. Eyre to There would be the first Australian company to manufacture and electric aircraft. The company could build as many as 100 airplanes each year. Rogers believes that the Australian GA industry is ready to accept an electric aircraft as a flight trainer. Eyre to There plans to import 15 of the airplanes from Pipistrel for demonstration flights and training as it gears up its own production line. At the Aero in Friedrichshafen BRP-Rotax is presenting an anniversary edition for the 100th anniversary of the company. With the 100 year anniversary, BRP-Rotax will present a special designed anniversary model of the 912iS and 915iS which are available in a limited edition, with a special service package. Vi

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Airborne 02.19.20: Sport Pilot Academy, 2019 Avionics Report, WWII Planes

Also: King Air 350ERs, Space Camp, Fly Your Pitts To SnF 2020, Blue Origin

The benefits of immersive, small group flight instruction are coming to Oshkosh again in 2020, as the EAA is hosting five Sport Pilot Academy sessions this year, beginning in May. The EAA Sport Pilot Academy offers a direct path to sport pilot certification through a three-week training program that eliminates obstacles such as scheduling conflicts and instructor availability. The program takes participants from the first flight through their sport pilot checkride at EAA facilities. AEA has released its 2019 year-end Avionics Market Report, and total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales for 2019 amounted to $3,005,839,505, or more than $3 billion as reported by the participating companies. The figure represented a 10.2% increase in total year-end sales compared to 2018. During the fourth-quarter months of

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Nearly 300 Students Take Part In Space Camp Thanks To Honeywell

Weeklong Experience Encourages Pursuit Of STEM Careers

Honeywell is bringing 296 students from 45 countries and 29 U.S. states and territories, all children of Honeywell employees, to Huntsville, Alabama, in the next two weeks to take part in the 10th annual Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC). The two weeklong programs – February 23-27 and March 1-5 – encourage high school students ages 16 through 18 to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers through real-world, hands-on activities in coding, computer science, and astronautics.

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Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Blue Origin Opens Huntsville Engine Factory

Facility Will Add More Than 300 Jobs To The Local Economy

Blue Origin has opened its rocket engine production facility in Huntsville, AL. The world-class engine manufacturing facility in The Rocket City will conduct high rate production of the BE-4 and BE-3U engines. These engines will undergo testing at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center on the historic Test Stand 4670. BE-7, our lunar landing engine, is also currently in test at NASA Marshall.

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