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October 23, 2009

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 10.23.09

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.23.09 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.23.09 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Jeff Bourk, Branson Airport - 10.23.09 (ANN Special Report, with Branson Airport's Jeff Bourk)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.23.09

NBAA 2009 finishes up a little smaller, but exhibitors aren't complaining.
Barden Scholarship recipients are announced.
And Les Klein went to Orlando and came home with a PC-12.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.23.09

NBAA 2009 finishes up a little smaller, but exhibitors aren't complaining.
Barden Scholarship recipients are announced.
And Les Klein went to Orlando and came home with a PC-12.


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ANN Special Feature: Jeff Bourk, Branson Airport - 10.23.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Jeff Bourk, Executive Director of Branson Airport in Missouri, about how the facilty's first summer season turned out.

Branson is America's first commercial airp

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Klyde Morris (10.23.09)

Klyde Still Calls Him As He Sees 'Em... Especially When Airlines Are Concerned

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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University of North Texas Will Offer A Four-Year Aviation Program

First Texas Public University To Offer A BS In Aviation Logistics

The University of North Texas is set to become the first Texas public college or university to offer a bachelor of science degree in aviation logistics next year. The program, which will be offered by the UNT College of Business will begin accepting students next fall.

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Starfighters Signs Space Act Agreement With NASA-KSC

Space Florida Integral to New Commercial Venture, 20 New High-Tech Jobs Anticipated

NASA and Starfighters, Inc. signed a formal Space Act Agreement Thursday, enabling Starfighters, a private aerospace company that operates high performance fighter aircraft, to fully utilize the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF).

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Flightsafety International And Gulfstream Expand Training Services

Gulfstream G250, G650 Included Under New Agreement

FlightSafety International says that it has expanded its training services agreement with Gulfstream Aerospace to include the new Gulfstream G650 and Gulfstream G250 aircraft.  FlightSafety and Gulfstream are working closely together to develop comprehensive training programs.

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CAE Flightscape Selected To Analyze Data For Metro Aviation

Will Analyze Voice And Data Information To Track Potentially Unsafe Trends

Metro Aviation has selected CAE Flightscape to provide the analytical solution component for its newly established Flight and Operational Quality Assurance program (FOQA).

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1000th GE90 Engine Will Power An Emirates B777

GE Has Doubled Engine Production In Three Years

GE Aviation has delivered its 1000th GE90 engine to Boeing for its 777 program. The engine, a GE90-115B engine, was recently shipped from GE's outdoor test facility in Peebles, Ohio, to Boeing's Washington facility to be installed on a 777-300ER aircraft for Emirates Airlines.

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Spaceflight Will Benefit From NASA Innovation Competition

Space Agency Joins Forces With TopCoder, Harvard And London Business Schools

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston kicked off an experimental programming competition today in conjunction with TopCoder, Inc. and researchers from Harvard Business School and London Business School. The competitionis aimed at developing algorithms that optimize medical kits for long-duration space exploration.

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Constant Aviation To Provide Beechjet 400A/XP Flight Deck Upgrades

First Authorized Dealer For Newly Certified Pro Line 21 Upgrade

Nextant Aerospace announced Wednesday that Constant Aviation has been tapped as the first authorized dealer for the Pro Line 21 Flight Deck Upgrade for the Beechjet 400A/XP. The upgrade brings planned airspace capabilities, safety and reliability to earlier-generation flight decks.

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PATS Aircraft Systems Signs 737 Contract With Boeing

Exclusive Supplier Of Aux Fuel Systems For Boeing Biz Jets

PATS Aircraft Systems announced the award of a 5 year contract with Boeing Commercial Airplanes Thursday to supply Auxiliary Fuel Systems (AFS) for the 737 derivative Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) family of aircraft. The agreement includes AFS kit manufacturing and installation.

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European Certification Secured For Falcon 50 Performance Upgrade

Duncan Aviation, Jet Aviation Added As Distributors For "50Dash4"

Premier Aircraft has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for its "50Dash4" performance upgrade for the Falcon 50.  The company also announced Wednesday that the 50Dash4 STC will now be available through new distributors Duncan Aviation and Jet Aviation.

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Cessna Continues To Enhance Customer Service

Increasing Service Options, Use Of Online Technology

Cessna says it is continuing to invest in its customer service operation, adding new programs and services to ensure existing operators keep the competitive business advantage afforded by using their aircraft.

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Aero-TV: An International Effort -- A LearJet 85 Update

Bombardier's David Coleal: The Lear 85 IS On Track

The message from Lear's David Coleal is clear... the internationally manufactured Learjet 85 IS on track. According to Coleal and his staff, "Development of the Bombardier Learjet 85 aircraft continues on schedule for its announced entry into service date of 2013. Progress has been consistent and going as planned. With the joint definition exit phase at hand, we have completed two proof of concept fuselage sections as well as all wind tunnel testing. The systems design, installation and integration are on target, icing tunnel tests have begun, and we have established certification protocols with the FAA."

Aero-TV: Stratos 714 -- A New Take On The Personal Jet

Another Company Has High Hopes For S/E Jet Market

There is perceptible process to be seen in the Stratos 714 jet program... which is a lot more than other such projects can say at this point. One of the first orders of business, though, at NBAA 2009 was to introduce a new boss. Stratos Aircraft introduced Alexander Craig as their new Chief Executive Officer during an NBAA news conference.

Aero-TV: Stratos 714 -- A New Take On The Personal Jet

Another Company Has High Hopes For S/E Jet Market

There is perceptible process to be seen in the Stratos 714 jet program... which is a lot more than other such projects can say at this point. One of the first orders of business, though, at NBAA 2009 was to introduce a new boss. Stratos Aircraft introduced Alexander Craig as their new Chief Executive Officer during an NBAA news conference.

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Aero-TV: An International Effort -- A LearJet 85 Update

Bombardier's David Coleal: The Lear 85 IS On Track

The message from Lear's David Coleal is clear... the internationally manufactured Learjet 85 IS on track. According to Coleal and his staff, "Development of the Bombardier Learjet 85 aircraft continues on schedule for its announced entry into service date of 2013.

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Northwest Flight Overshoots Minneapolis

Pilots Claim The Were Distracted, NTSB Asks If They Possibly Were Asleep At The Wheel

A Northwest flight from San Diego to Minneapolis overshot its destination by 150 miles Wednesday evening, prompting the NTSB to investigate a number of possibilities, including whether the cockpit crew fell asleep during the flight.

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U.S. Reps Tell White House User Fees Should Not Pay For FAA

AOPA Expresses Appreciation For Member's Support Of GA

More than 100 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to reject user fees as a way to fund the FAA, and instead retain the efficient fuel excise and ticket taxes currently used to fund the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.

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EADS Advanced Refueling Boom Fuels Up First F-16

Australian A330 Tanker Test Validates Key KC-45 Tanker Concept

The EADS A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT)currently in production for four allied nations marked another major performance milestone with the first in-flight refueling performed from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) A330 MRTT utilizing its integrated Aerial Refueling Boom System (ARBS). 

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SpaceX Successfully Fires 9-Engine Falcon 9 Cluster ... Twice

Preparing For Shipment To Cape Canaveral For First Flight

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully conducted two static firings of the first stage, nine engine cluster for its Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The firings took place at SpaceX’s Texas Test Site, a 300-acre structural and propulsion testing facility just outside of Waco, Texas.

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Becker Avionics Secures Transponder TSO

160mm BXP6403 Mode S Transponder Class I and II Certification

Becker Avionics has received TSO certification of its BXP6403 Mode S Transponder Class I and II series, the company announced Thursday. The BXP6403 helps customers meet the future requirements of transponder technology by enhancing safety and situational awareness through the use of traffic information.

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XOJET Receives $470 Million In Financing For Fractional Ownership Alternative

Global Investment Firms TPG And Aabar Help Finance New Aircraft Purchase

XOJET announced it has secured financing totaling $470 Million Wednesday at the NBAA Annual Conference Wednesday. The package includes $100 million in equity, and a more flexible debt facility of $370 million, allowing for the purchase of either new or used aircraft on a global basis.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.23.09)

"(P)roposing user fees to finance the FAA would be a non-starter in the House. Source:  Congressman Jerry Costello (D-IL).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.23.09): Boundry-Layer Control

The design or control of slotted or perforated wings with suction methods to reduce undesirable aerodynamic effects caused by the boundary layer, that region adjacent to the boundary where shear stresses dominate in the airflow over a wingform.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.23.09)

Aero-Linx: Aircraft InFormation

Aircraft InFormation says it is a website aimed at serious aviation enthusiasts who are looking for comprehensive information on a variety of civil and military aircraft. Here you will find informative articles, breathtaking pictures, comprehensive links, and an extremely detailed glossary on aircraft and aviation.

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