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June 22, 2011

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.23.11

The Big Two announce more airliner orders at Le Bourget.
LightSquared says it has a solution to GPS interference.
And Mark Kelly announces his retirement from NASA.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.22.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)

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Boeing Takes Orders Across Its Airplane Line

Agreements Signed For 737s, 777s, 747-8 Freighters

Boeing is showing order book activity at Le Bourget with a range of its products, but no Dreamliner orders have been announced to date.

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LightSquared Says It Has A Solution To GPS Issue

Has Not Given Up On Its Nationwide 4G Network

LightSquared said on Monday it has come up with a comprehensive solution to the problem of interference caused by its transmitters with GPS receivers on adjacent frequencies.

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NATO Helicopter UAS Down In Libya

Fire Scout Is Reportedly The First NATO Aircraft To Go Down In The Conflict

A NATO Fire Scout UAS has reportedly gone down in Libya, though that country's military claimed at first it was an Apache gunship. NATO says aircraft was engaged in surveillance of pro-Gadhafi forces.

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Test Pilot School Owners Plead Guilty To Tax Fraud

Sean And Nadia Roberts Admit They Hid Assets In Swiss Accounts

The owners of  The National Test Pilot School and Flight Research, both based at Mojave Airport (KMHV) in California, have pleaded guilty to income tax fraud in U.S. District Court in Fresno, CA. 

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Garmin, Jeppesen Offer Bundle Pricing For Aviation Databases

Companies Say Single Aircraft Pricing Structure Simplifies Database Purchase

Garmin and Jeppesen have rolled out PilotPak, a new bundle pricing program for databases on select Garmin panel mount avionics. The companies say PilotPak provides a more affordable single aircraft pricing structure and simplifies the database purchase process by offering a "one-stop shop experience."

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Boeing Exec Says SC Plant Could Eventually Build Seven Jets Per Month

Plans Are For The Capability To Build The 787-8 And -9 In Charleston

The senior Boeing executive in charge of the planemaker's supply chain says the company's new assembly facility in Charleston, SC, could someday operate on a par with the company's Seattle operation.

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Boeing Delivers Airplanes To Egyptair, GECAS

B737s Are 275th For The Leasing Company, 17th To Egyptian Carrier

Boeing said Friday it has delivered GE Capital Aviation Services' (GECAS) 275th Next-Generation 737. GECAS leasing customer, China United Airlines, will operate the milestone airplane, a Next-Generation 737-800.

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Embry-Riddle Introduces UAS Bachelor’s Degree

Pilot, Non-Pilot Tracks Cover All Aspects Of UAS Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach campus will launch a B.S. in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Science degree program in the Fall 2011 semester.

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Announces 'Immediate' Start To CSeries Engine Test

Two 747s Modified To Serve As Test Platforms

Testing is set to begin "immediately" on the Pratt & Whitney Canada engine designed for Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. Company president John Sabbas said in an interview at the Paris Air Show that the testing would begin "certainly in the next month, but hopefully faster."

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Quadriplegic Man Asked To Leave Frontier Airlines Flight

Pilot Said It Was "Not Safe" For Him To Fly

A quadriplegic man who had boarded a Frontier Airlines flight with his family in Dallas was removed from the airliner because the pilot said it was not safe for him to fly.

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Aero-TV: Larry Simburger -- Extraordinary Balloon Flights

Meet Another Of The Many Exciting People That Make The Arlington Fly-In A "Must" Each Year

The Arlington Regional Fly-In north of Seattle is among the longest-running event of its type in North America, and has adapted and broadened beyond its core in the homebuilt movement over the years. Now called the Arlington Fly-In and Sport Aviation Convention, the event now offers a platform to interests as diverse as warbirds, radio-controlled models, antique ground vehicles, aerobatic performances and hot air balloons.

Aero-TV: Larry Simburger -- Extraordinary Balloon Flights

Meet Another Of The Many Exciting People That Make The Arlington Fly-In A "Must" Each Year

The Arlington Regional Fly-In north of Seattle is among the longest-running event of its type in North America, and has adapted and broadened beyond its core in the homebuilt movement over the years. Now called the Arlington Fly-In and Sport Aviation Convention, the event now offers a platform to interests as diverse as warbirds, radio-controlled models, antique ground vehicles, aerobatic performances and hot air balloons.

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A320neos 'Flying Off The Shelves' At Paris Air Show

Airbus Collects Orders For 146 Of The Single-Aisle Jetliners

The first two days of the Paris Air Show have been good for sales of the A320neo, with Airbus officials releasing news of orders for 146 of the re-engined airplanes.

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Dreamliner Joins Boeing Line At Le Bourget

Airliner To Be On Display Through Thursday

Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner, ZA001, has joined the line up of the company's airplanes on display at the Paris Air Show. The all-new jetliner will be on display for the next two days.

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Astronaut Mark Kelly To Retire From NASA

Wife Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Was Seriously Wounded By A Gunman In January

NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Kelly has announced his plans to retire from the agency on October 1. He is a veteran of four space shuttle missions.

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Court Rebuffs Flight 447 Families

Judge In Northern California Says Claims Should Be Filed In French Courts

A judge in northern California has ruled that claims brought by the families of those lost on Air France flight 447 in 2009 can not be filed in U.S. courts, and reportedly places stringent limits on the damages they may expect to recover.

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Russian Airliner Down In Petrozavodsk, 44 Fatally Injured

Pilot Was Reportedly Trying To Land In Heavy Fog

A RusAir Tu-134 airliner has reportedly gone down on approach to Petrozavodsk airport in northwest Russia near midnight local time Monday, fatally injuring 44 people on board. Eight people are said to have survived the accident, but were seriously injured.

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ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2011 Stringers!!!

Oshkosh 2011 Stringer Applications Now Welcome!

Get your data in NOW if you want to be considered for what promises to be one of our most intriguing and UNIQUE Oshkosh adventures yet (yup... BIG changes and ideas in store for you this year). You've seen, for several years, what a great job our stringers, news-spies, and helpers have done at a number of high-profile aviation events. GREAT writers, photographers and videographers have helped us gather information and wave the flag for us at these shows!

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Pilot Fatally Injured At Polish Air Show

Aircraft Impacted River During Aerobatic Routine

A pilot performing at an air show in Poland over the weekend was fatally injured when the plane he was flying impacted the water during his routine.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.22.11)

"I know that as our space program evolves, there are those who will question NASA's future. I am not among them. There isn't a group more dedicated to its mission or more capable than the outstanding men and women of NASA." Source: Facebook page of Astronaut Mark Kelly.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.22.11): Oceanic Airspace

Airspace over the oceans of the world, considered international airspace, where oceanic separation and procedures per the International Civil Aviation.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.22.11)

How Does GPS Work?

We depend on them more and more, and NextGen is built on GPS. But how does it work?

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