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January 16, 2010

DoT Provides Air Traffic Assistance In Haiti

Paves Way for Additional Earthquake Relief Effort

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) took steps this week to facilitate the rapid flow of rescue and relief personnel and supplies to Haiti following the major earthquake there on Tuesday.

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FAA Announces Wildlife Strike Reporting And Mitigation Program

Online Database, Other Changes Since US Airways Flight 1549 Incident Last January

Following the US Airways Flight 1549 bird strike and emergency landing in the Hudson River a year ago Friday, public interest in the FAA’s wildlife mitigation efforts significantly increased.

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U.S. DOT Provides Air Traffic Assistance In Haiti

Move Facilitates Additional Haiti Earthquake Relief Efforts

The U.S. DOT took steps this week to facilitate the rapid flow of rescue and relief personnel and supplies to Haiti following the major earthquake there on Tuesday.

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U.S. Air Force Continues To Evaluate Damaged Haitian Airports

"Return To Normalcy" Is The Goal

The Air Force is working with U.S. Southern Command and the Haitian government to determine what's needed to bring damaged airports up to par to accept more humanitarian relief supplies, officials said Friday.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report In Christmas Eve Fatal Accident

25 Hour Student Pilot Was Flying To Visit His Girlfriend

The NTSB has released a preliminary report in an accident that killed a student pilot when he impacted rising terrain en route to Cobb County-McCollum Field (KRYY) near Atlanta on Christmas Eve. The student had not filed a flight plan, nor had he obtained a weather briefing prior to the flight.

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LoPresti Wins Lease Deferral From City Of Sebastian, FL

City Council Cites Potential Job Losses In Recession

The Sebastian, FL City Council has voted to defer lease payments on facilities rented by LoPresti Aviation for nine months. The council said it was concerned about the possibility of job losses during a recession.

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New Beechcraft King Air 350i Achieves FAA And EASA Certifications

Deliveries Of The Next Generation Aircraft Are Underway

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) announced Wednesday it has received FAA and EASA Type Certifications for the new Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprop.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.16.10)

"We are taking an additional set of aviation security precautions to protect the American people." Source: Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitan.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.16.10): Radar Contact

Used by ATC to inform an aircraft that it is identified on the radar display and radar flight following will be provided until radar identification is terminated.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.16.10)

FAA Wildlife Strike Photo Gallery

Part of the FAA's new website dealing with wildlife strikes is an extensive photo gallery documenting the kind of damage birds can do to airplanes, and other wildlife that occasionally visits airports.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2010-01-09

MANUFACTURER: The Boeing Company Model 737-300, -400, and -500 Series Airplanes  

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