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May 14, 2007

Coming Home: WWII Missing Airman Located, Identified

Croatian Witness Locates Navigator

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Friday the recently located remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from World War II, were identified and returned to his family.

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FAA Urged To Restore An Operating Control Tower To Lakefront Airport

An operating FAA control tower at New Orleans Lakefront Airport is essential to safety and the economic recovery of New Orleans, air traffic controllers, pilots and business aviation officials tell ANN, pointing out that there has been no operating control tower at Lakefront since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, except for a brief 10-day period around the Sugar Bowl nearly five months ago.

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Transport Canada Certifies G1000-Equipped Columbia 350s And 400s

Transport Canada has certified G1000-equiped Columbia 350s and 400s. This certification marks the third Transport Canada certification earned by Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation. The Company’s Avidyne Entegra-equipped Columbia 350s and 400s earned their Canadian certification in 2003.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 05.14.07

Test Pilot Dave Morss, On Flying The Turbine Toucan

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 05.14.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.14.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Flying The Toucan: 05.14.07 (ANN Special Feature, with test pilot Dave Morss.)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.14.07

Officials identify the victims of Friday's Ohio mid-air.
NASA schedules Atlantis for a June 8th launch.
And United workers make their feelings for their CEO clear.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.14.07

Officials identify the victims of Friday's Ohio mid-air.
NASA schedules Atlantis for a June 8th launch.
And United workers make their feelings for their CEO clear.

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ANN Special Feature: Dave Morss, Myriad Research - 05.14.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Dave Morss, a veteran test pilot who was at the controls of the Turbine Toucan for its first flight last week. Dave discusses the job of a test pilot in general, and wha

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Investigation Of Ohio Mid-Air Collision Under Way

Witnesses Tell Investigators Planes Clipped Wings

The FAA has begun its investigation into Friday's midair collision over Ohio's Blue Ash Airport, with one witness telling investigators the two planes involved clipped wings before plummeting to the ground.

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Australian Air Force Receives Second C-17

Aussies Keep Long Beach, CA Line Going

Ceremonies at Boeing's Long Beach, CA, facility marked the delivery on Friday -- one month ahead of schedule -- of the Australian Air Force's second C-17 Globemaster III.

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Poberezny Names New Doc To EAA Aeromedical Advisory Council

Dr. Gregory Pinnell Hails From Saginaw, MI

Experimental Aircraft Association President Tom Poberezny has appointed Dr. Gregory Pinnell of Saginaw, MI to the EAA Aeromedical Advisory Council.

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Punjab To Open Five Pilot Training Schools

Schools Would Be Of "International Standard"

Positioning itself up to take advantage of India's aviation boom, the Punjab government announced Thursday the establishment of five pilot and cabin crew training schools in the Indian state, reported India News.

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Taped Phone Call Expands EADS Insider Trading Probe

Who Knew What, When?

What if you knew about the A380 production delays three months prior to the public announcement and subsequent stock freefall of 26 percent? What would you have done with your shares of stock?

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Atlantis 'Go' For Return To Launch Pad

Liftoff Scheduled For June 8

NASA officials announced Friday repairs on the hail-damaged external tank on Space Shuttle Atlantis have been completed, clearing the shuttle for roll out to launch pad 39A this Wednesday.

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$3.7 Million For Infrastructure Improvements At SRQ

FAA Grant For Sarasota Bradenton International Airport Announced Friday

US Rep (R-FL) Vern Buchanan's office announced Friday that the Sarasota Manatee Aviation Authority has received a $3.7 million FAA grant for infrastructure improvements at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.  

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NBAA, Flight Safety Foundation Denounce Brazilian Ruling On Gol Midair

Groups "Disappointed" With Criminalization Of Tragic Accident

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) denounced a decision last week by Brazilian criminal authorities to assign criminal responsibility to two pilots involved in a mid-air collision between a Gol Airlines Boeing 737 and a Legacy business airplane over Brazil in September of 2006.

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FAA: Cell Phone, 'Skimming' Factors In Arizona DA40 Accident

Pilot Reportedly Buzzed Friend In Boat

An FAA spokesman says the pilot of the rented single-engine Diamond DA40 Diamond Star that impacted Arizona's Lake Pleasant Friday night was talking on a cell phone to a friend below him in a boat while flying only 10 feet above the water.

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Four Skydivers, Pilot Lost In Montana Skydiving Plane Accident

FAA Investigates

A Cessna 182 with a pilot and four skydivers aboard crashed and burned in northwestern Montana Saturday morning, leaving no survivors, authorities said.

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Federal Officials Investigate May 6 Near Collision On LAX Runway

Airbus A340, Embraer Brasilia May Have Come Within 50 Feet Or Less

 Take a SkyWest turboprop landing on the northern-most runway at LAX. Add one jumbo jet coming in behind it, and lining up to land on the same runway.

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Klyde Morris (05.14.07)

Word Spreads Among Pilots At US Airways... 

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Besenyei Pulls Off Victory In Duel Over Monument Valley

Red Bull Air Race Tour Makes US Stop

Hungary's Peter Besenyei edged past Britain's Paul Bonhomme Saturday in a Red Bull Air Race showdown at Monument Valley in the United States, flying through an obstacle course just 30 feet above the rugged terrain of the iconic Western setting that made John Wayne famous.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.14.07)

Aero-Linx!

CAMI is a special library primarily committed to serving the unique information needs of research staff.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.14.07): INS

Aero-Terms!

The Inertial Navigational System provides the position, velocity, orientation, and angular velocity of a vehicle by measuring the linear and angular accelerations applied to the system in an inertial reference frame. Got that?

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.14.07)

"The team has come through with flying colors and gotten a completely flight worthy tank put together. ... We are essentially done with all the repairs on the tank now."

Source: Mike Leinbach, NASA space shuttle launch director. Agency officials announced Friday repairs on the hail-damaged external tank on Space Shuttle Atlantis have been completed, clearing the shuttle for roll out to launch pad 39A this Wednesday.

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