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November 17, 2008

AD: Hawker Beechcraft

AD NUMBER: 2008-23-13 MANUFACTURER: Hawker Beechcraft Corporation SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-23-13 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) Model 390 airplanes.

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AD: SAAB

AD NUMBER: 2008-23-02 MANUFACTURER: SAAB SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-23-02 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2008-23-10 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-23-10 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 747 airplanes identified above.

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2008-23-12 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-23-12 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product.

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DHS Enacts New Rules Governing Private Aircraft Operations

New Rules Mirror Commercial Requirements

Over the objections of the EAA and other aviation "letter groups," the US Customs and Border Protection agency recently enacted new rules changing the procedure for private aircraft to provide advance notice of their intended arrival or departure, and submit manifests of the persons on board. Private aircraft are defined as any aircraft, other than government or military, which are not engaged in carrying passengers or cargo for compensation.

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NASA Tests Lunar Rovers, Oxygen Production Technology

Hawaiian Soil Simulates Lunar Environment

NASA recently concluded nearly two weeks of testing equipment and lunar rover concepts on Hawaii's volcanic soil. The agency's In Situ Resource Utilization Project, which studies ways astronauts can use resources found at landing sites, demonstrated how people might prospect for resources on the moon and make their own oxygen from lunar rocks and soil.

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One Survivor In Grumman Goose Accident Off BC

But Seven Lost When Plane Crashes On Thormanby Island

Seven persons onboard a Grumman Goose were lost Sunday when their amphibious plane crashed Sunday off the coast of British Columbia... but one passenger survived the fiery accident.

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Piedmont Airlines Dash-8 Lands At PHL Sans Nose Gear

38 Persons On Board, No Injuries Reported

A US Airways Express plane, operated by Piedmont Airlines, made a successful emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport Sunday morning.

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Kinetic Energy Interceptors Team Completes Key Missile Defense Rocket Motor Test

On Schedule For First Flight In 2009

The Raytheon Company and Northrop Grumman Kinetic Energy Interceptors team fired a powerful first-stage rocket motor Friday, keeping the KEI program on schedule for a 2009 booster flight test.

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STS-126 Flies With New Software To Enhance Safety

Updated Displays Vital In Case Of Launch Abort

As Endeavour lifted off last Friday on the 124th Space Shuttle flight, a new software upgrade aimed at improving mission safety was also on board.

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Frontier Posts $30.4 Million Net Loss In Third Quarter

Filing Recaps Monthly Operating Reports

Frontier Airlines filed its Quarterly Report Friday with the Securities Exchange Commission for the quarter ending in September 2008. Frontier states it already reported this information in Monthly Operating Reports (MOR) filed with the court for July, August and September of 2008 as a requirement under Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Flies Supersonic

Accelerates To Mach 1.05 With Full Internal Payload Onboard

Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter felt the need... the need for SPEED! The advanced fighter aircraft flew supersonic for the first time last week, accelerating to Mach 1.05 (about 680 miles per hour) in testing November 13.

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British Pilot Reported Missing On English Channel Flight

Only Person Believed Onboard Cirrus SR22

French search crews are working to locate any sign of a Cirrus SR22 that went missing Sunday night off the Channel island of Jersey.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 11.17.08

Sterile Cockpits, With CFII Bob Miller

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.17.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.17.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Sterile Cockpits: 11.17.08 (ANN Special Report, with CFII Bob Miller of "Over The Airwaves".)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.17.08

Eclipse puts a shotglass under its leaking roof.
NASA's space station home improvement mission is underway.
And Boeing says hundreds of 737s have defective fasteners.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.17.08

Eclipse puts a shotglass under its leaking roof.
NASA's space station home improvement mission is underway.
And Boeing says hundreds of 737s have defective fasteners.


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ANN Special Feature: CFII Bob Miller, Sterile Cockpits - 11.17.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFII Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about one possible memory aid for use during approaches when something interrupts our sterile cockpit. Also, what makes the passage

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Aero-TV: AirShow Safety--According To The AirBoss (Part 1)

AirBoss Ralph Royce Chats About Airshow Safety

There are few more complex "organisms" than an airshow in full operation. The amount of detail, coordination and expertise needed to pull off the modern American airshow is beyond the abilities of any one human being... though it does rely on one to try to coordinate the aerial operations... the much respected and much feared AIR BOSS.

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Aero-TV: AirShow Safety--According To The AirBoss (Part 1)

AirBoss Ralph Royce Chats About Airshow Safety

There are few more complex "organisms" than an airshow in full operation. The amount of detail, coordination and expertise needed to pull off the modern American airshow is beyond the abilities of any one human being... though it does rely on one to try to coordinate the aerial operations... the much respected and (at some times) much feared AIR BOSS.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Docks With ISS

15-Day Mission Brings Station Improvements, New Crewmember

At an altitude of 220 miles above the earth, the Space Shuttle Endeavor successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday afternoon.

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Navy Says Signal Interference With Qantas Flight 'Highly Unlikely'

Authorities To Investigate Transmissions From Sub Base

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said on Friday that it intends to investigate the possibility that communications signals, originating from Harold E. Holt Naval Communications Base in Western Australia, may have caused interference with flight control systems aboard a Qantas airliner last month.

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EADS Logs Third Quarter Profit, Reaches $851M For Year

Analysts' Outlook For Future Remains Cautious Due To Global Recession

Friday's announcement of a third-quarter profit pushed European Aeronautic Defense & Space over its full-year target for 2008 three months early, reversing last year's $972M loss into the black by over $851M.

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Embraer Signs First Middle Eastern Fleet Customer For Legacy 450, 500

Eight-Plane Deal Valued At $135 Million

Embraer has signed a contract with Al Jaber Aviation (AJA), a subsidiary of the Al Jaber Group, of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for four Legacy 450 and four Legacy 500 executive jets. The total value of the agreement, at list price, is $134.6 million, based on January 2008 economic conditions. This order is already included in Embraer’s third-quarter backlog, and deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2013.

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Klyde Morris (11.17.08)

Sorry Zif... Those Clowns Don't Care Unless You're AIG Or General Motors...

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C-182 Down Near Chicago, Pilot Charged With Flying Drunk

Plane Clipped A House Short Of The Runway In Night Landing

A pilot whose plane got too low and impacted a house on approach to Brookeridge Air Park (LL22) Saturday night remains in jail in lieu of $100,000 bail on charges of operating an aircraft under the influence.

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ATR Appoints New VP Of Training And Flight Operations

Ivan Lauthier Brings Over 20 Years Experience In Military, Commercial Aviation

French planemaker ATR announced Thursday it has appointed Ivan Lauthier, 46, as new Vice-President of Training and Flight Operations, succeeding Jean-Michel Bigarré. Lauthier holds an Aeronautical Engineering degree from the French Ecole de l'Air and degrees as airline and test pilot. He is also a licensed pilot in military aircraft and helicopters.

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Emirates-CAE Signs Contract With Caverton Offshore For Bell 412 Training

Simulation-Based Training To Reduce Costs, Increase Safety

At the Dubai Helishow last Thursday, Emirates-CAE Flight Training signed a three-year contract with Caverton Offshore Support Group to be their exclusive Bell 412 helicopter training provider.

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ELITE Donates New V8.5 With GNS 430W To Centers for Airway Science

Program Provides 'Simulating' After-School Experience

ELITE Simulation Solutions has announced an in-kind donation of its just-released V8.5 software suite with GNS 430W to the Centers for Airway Science in Portland, OR.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.17.08)

Aero-Linx!

James J. Parks was the original founder and inspiration behind the effort to successfully preserve World War I aviation history. James J. Parks was an Eagle Scout, and a life long supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. Andy Parks (also a Boy Scout and founding board member of The Lafayette Foundation) and his Father shared a common vision of preserving and passing on the history of the men and women who served their countries during the Great War.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.17.08): Klystron

Aero-Terms!

A microwave travelling wave tube power amplifier used in transmitters.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.17.08)

"It's always a great day to be in space."

Source: Christopher Ferguson, commander of space shuttle Endeavour on the STS-126 mission to the International Space Station.

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