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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

FAI Annual Report: 2014 Edition Released

Full Coverage Of Competition, Records, Member Activities, More

The FAI has released the new 2014 FAI Annual Report. FAU says the report will take readers "on a journey through the various events and activities of the Federation."

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Balloon-Assisted UAV Brings Back Stratospheric Aerosol Samples

Glider Carried To An Altitude Of Over 13.5 Miles Over Antarctica

A balloon-assisted UAV named "Phoenix-S1," developed by Kyushu University and Fukuoka University, Japan, has successfully brought back stratospheric aerosol samples from the altitude of 22 km (13.67 miles) and observed aerosol density at the altitude of 23 km (14.2 miles) in Antarctica on January 24, 2015.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Career Fair To Be Held At Sun ‘n Fun

Event Planned For April 22

Robb Williams, Executive Director of the Aerospace Center for Excellence, announced today Sun ‘n Fun, with help from the aviation job website, JSfirm.com, will be hosting its second annual aviation Career Fair during the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In on Wednesday, April 22nd.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Gone West: Lt. Col. Robert Hite

Had Been One Of The Doolittle Raiders Who Attacked Tokyo In 1942

One of the last of the 80 men to climb aboard 16 B-25 bombers and launch from an aircraft carrier in April 1942 to attack Tokyo has gone west. ANN has learned that Lt. Col. Robert Hite passed away Sunday Morning at a nursing home in Nashville, TN.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Two Fatally Injured In Hang Gliding Accident

Tow Truck Driver Thought Aircraft Had Been Released Before Making Turn

Two people, one of them a 12-year-old boy, were fatally injured Friday when the hang glider they were flying went down while being towed aloft.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

ANN FAQ: Disqus

A Powerful New Tool For You To Use For Your Aero-Conversations

Want to start a conversation about a story you've seen on Aero-News? It's even easier with Disqus, a powerful, web-based comment tool you can use to talk about stories on Aero-News with your friends.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (03.31.15)

“NBAA is pleased that the FAA continues to recognize the importance of this tool to NBAA Member business aircraft owners seeking to maximize the efficiency and usability of a small aircraft.” Source: Doug Carr, NBAA’s vice president of regulatory and international affairs.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.31.15): Decision Height

With respect to the operation of aircraft, means the height at which a decision must be made during an ILS, MLS, or PAR instrument approach to either continue the approach or to execute a missed approach.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.31.15)

 Shawn Pederson - Road to Recovery

Six months ago, Shawn "Norm" Pederson took the road less travelled.  After retiring from a career of public service as United States Air Force pilot, he decided to begin a new journey as a member of UVA's Darden Executive MBA Class of 2016. Shortly after joining the class, he experienced a massive aneurysm.

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Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Airborne 03.30.15: Provisional TC-HondaJet, NASA/Mars, Lightspeed's Bluetooth

Also: New York Airways 1962, Mica Wants Privatized ATC, Ares UAV, Textron ProAdvantage, Boeing SC Union Vote, Whirly Girls

The Honda Aircraft Company has announced that the HondaJet has received its provisional type certification from the FAA. This achievement indicates the FAA’s approval of the HondaJet design based on certification testing, design reviews, and analyses completed to date. Honda Aircraft is targeting final FAA type certification in the next few months, following the completion of final testing and approval by the FAA. Last week NASA announced more details the plan for its Asteroid Redirect Mission, known as ARM, which in the mid-2020s will test a number of new capabilities needed for future human expeditions to deep space, including to Mars. Lightspeed Aviation has added Bluetooth audio capability to their entry level Sierra headset, making the entire Lightspeed line of aviation hea

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