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November 05, 2008

Cypriots To Charge Five In Helios Criminal Case

B737-300 Crash Claimed 121

Attorney General Petros Clerides of the nation of Cyprus has announced that five people will face criminal charges in 2005 airliner crash that killed 121 people.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 11.05.08

The Launch Of Commercial Space Flight, With SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.05.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.05.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- The Launch Of Commercial Space Flight: 11.05.08 (ANN Special Report, with Gwynne Shotwell, VP of Business Development at Space E

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.05.08

Wichita is hammered by two layoff announcements.
Eclipse Aviation pulls out of AOPA Expo.
And GE will buy 25 of China's new regional jets.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.05.08

Wichita is hammered by two layoff announcements.
Eclipse Aviation pulls out of AOPA Expo.
And GE will buy 25 of China's new regional jets.


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ANN Special Feature: Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX - 11.05.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Gwynne Shotwell, VP of Business Development at Space Exploration Technologies, about the company and the rapidly growing commercial space industry.

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No Surprise: Execs To Profit Nicely From Delta/NWA Merger

But Employees To Get A Piece Of The Pie, Too

It will probably surprise few to learn Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson and other executives stand to make out like bandits following the carrier's successful buyout of Northwest Airlines last month... but you may be surprised to learn how large of a stake employees will have in the combined carrier.

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Don't Expect A Quick Return To Production At Boeing

May Be Weeks Before Lines Are Running... And Don't Plan On The 787 Flying Until Next Year

The machinists strike may be over at Boeing.... but that doesn't mean airplanes are rolling smoothly off the line just yet.

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Hawker Beechcraft Reports Lower Sales, Income In Third Quarter

Says IAM Strike To Blame For Most Of Those Losses

Hawker Beechcraft Acquisition Company, LLC (HBAC) reported lower sales and operating income during the three months ending September 28, 2008, as compared to the same period in 2007 primarily resulting from a four-week strike in August by the International Association of Machinists (IAM).

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Embraer Releases First Chinese Market Outlook

Sees Need For 875 Regional Aircraft By 2028

Embraer released its first market outlook dedicated to the Chinese market at a press conference held Tuesday at Airshow China 2008. The market outlook provides a series of analyses based on the evolution of the Chinese air transportation industry, and presents Embraer’s vision of the future development trends of the regional segment.

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Sensis Aerobahn Service Launched At EWR

Continental Hub To Use Shared Operational Information

Sensis Corporation's Aerobahn Service is now operational at Newark Liberty International Airport. The service is being used by Continental Airlines to provide real-time situational awareness of aircraft taxiing to more efficiently manage aircraft pushbacks and reduce taxi times at the carrier's New York hub.

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TSA To Allow Airports To Sell Checkpoint Advertising

Shoe Ads To Be Placed In Bins For Shoes

The next time you're forced to place your shoes in a plastic bin to go through security screening... you'll likely find an advertisement there. And it will probably be for shoes.

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First Ares I-X Parts Arrive In Florida

Test Flight Of First Stage Targeted For July 2009

The first major flight hardware of the Ares I-X rocket has arrived in Florida to begin preparation for the inaugural test flight of the agency's next-generation launch system. The test flight is targeted for July 12, 2009.

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Investigators: Passenger Tried To Change Seats Before Israeli C172 Accident

Apparently Hit Yoke, Sending Plane Into Spiral

Officials with Israel's Civil Aviation Authority say they're fairly certain they know why a Cessna 172 crashed last month in the Sharon region, killing all four persons onboard... and, like with so many accidents, it could have been avoided.

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Aircraft Cleaner Arrested For Bringing Girlfriend Onboard

Passed Through Security Without Proper Clearance

Detroit Metro Airport police arrested a 22-year-old Dearborn Heights man who apparently thought his job cleaning airplanes presented a novel opportunity to impress a date.

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AD: Thielert

AD NUMBER: 2008-22-23 MANUFACTURER: Thielert SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-22-23 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the product listed above.

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AD: Rolls-Royce

AD NUMBER: 2008-22-24 MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-22-24 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211-535E4-37, RB211-535E4-B-37, and RB211-535E4-B-75 series turbofan engines.

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AD: Cessna

AD NUMBER: 2008-22-18 MANUFACTURER: Cessna SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-22-18 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Cessna Aircraft Company (Cessna) 150 series airplanes with the BRS-150 Parachute System installed via Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA64CH.

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Aero-TV At NBAA '08: Heavy Discussions... About Very Light Jets (Part 3)

Four Industry Hopefuls Weigh In On State Of Small Jets At NBAA Panel Discussion

The current state of the very-light jet segment -- as well as its uncertain future -- were the subjects of a well-attended forum at last month's NBAA 2008 Convention. Four industry leaders hoping to see their companies profit from the sale of small jets offered their thoughts on the matter, while sweating out an economic forecast that was looking more dour with the hour.

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Aero-TV At NBAA '08: Heavy Discussions... About Very Light Jets (Part 3)

Four Industry Hopefuls Weigh In On State Of Small Jets At NBAA Panel Discussion

The current state of the very-light jet segment -- as well as its uncertain future -- were the subjects of a well-attended forum at last month's NBAA 2008 Convention. Four industry leaders hoping to see their companies profit from the sale of small jets offered their thoughts on the matter, while sweating out an economic forecast that was looking more dour with the hour.

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Two Mexican Officials Among Victims In Lear Downing

Plane Impacts Crowded Mexico City Neighborhood During Rush Hour

The rush hour downing of a Lear business jet into a crowded Mexico City neighborhood Tuesday claimed the lives of all onboard, including two prominent officials in the Mexican government.

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Twin Otters Land Safely Following Midair Over Labrador

All 14 People Unhurt In Latest Odd Collision

It's not everyday we're able to report on survivors from a midair collision... yet ANN has reported on two incidents in as many weeks with that fortuitous outcome. And, unbelievably, here's a third story.

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Forecast International: Light Military Sector Will Drive Rotorcraft Orders

Predicts Eurocopter, Bell Will Supply Bulk Of 2,176 Helos

In a new study, "The Market for Light Military Rotorcraft," Forecast International projects that 2,176 light rotorcraft will be produced for military use during the 10-year period from 2008 through 2017. The Connecticut-based firm estimates the value of this production at $22.3 billion, in constant 2008 US dollars. The new study generally defines a rotorcraft as "light" when it has a maximum gross weight of less than 15,000 lb.

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Boeing Forecasts Long-Term Growth In Air Cargo Traffic

Near-Term Slowdown In Growth Seen As Short-Term

Boeing said world air cargo growth will expand at a 5.8 percent annual rate over the next two decades, with worldwide air freight traffic tripling through 2027, according to Boeing's World Air Cargo Forecast 2008/2009.

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New Rolls-Royce Service Center Opens In Brazil

South American Facility To Include 'On-Wing Care'

This week, Rolls-Royce opened a new On-Wing Care service center in Brazil to support the growing fleet of Rolls-Royce Trent engines in South America.

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Diamond Announces Diamond Aviation Insurance Program

Includes $0 Deductible Option

Diamond Aviation and Eastern Aviation Insurance have announced the launch of the Diamond Aviation Insurance Program for Diamond Flight Centers and individual Diamond aircraft owners.

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HAI Announces Recipients Of 2009 'Salute To Excellence' Awards

To Be Honored At Heli-Expo 2009 In February

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced this week its "Salute to Excellence" award winners for 2009. The awards program, now in its 48th year, recognizes outstanding achievement performed by individuals or companies in the international helicopter community.

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Boeing Rolls Out 1st F-15SG For Singapore

Super Eagle Variant Includes AESA Radar Suite

Boeing rolled out the first F-15SG jet fighter this week to the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). The F-15SG is a variant of the F-15E Super Eagle.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.05.08)

Aero-Linx!

Have you ever dreamed that you were flying? Well, think about how it would be to run off a hill and then all of a sudden you began flying through the air. That is what it is like to hang glide.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.05.08): Piano Hinge

Aero-Terms!

A continuous hinge consisting of hinge sections fastened to both the fixed and movable surfaces. A piece of wire passes through the holes in the two sections, and acts as the hinge pin.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.05.08)

"Regretfully, these changes to our 2009 production schedules as well as reduced aircraft utilization will result in a need to reduce our current workforce level. Through our Workforce Planning process, we are assessing the full impact of these changes and the number of employees affected. The timing and scope of the reductions will be communicated within the next few days."

Source: From a letter to Cessna employees from company CEO Jack Pelton, warning workers the company will soon need to trim its workforce.

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