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August 07, 2010

Jack Roush Reported On The Mend

The Premier... Didn't Do So Well

ANN has learned that Racing Pioneer and Aviation Afficianodo Jack Roush, 68, is apparently healing well after a landing accident, last week, at the 2010 Oshkosh EAA Fly-In. Roush was reportedly trying to land when his aircraft stalled and impacted the airport just off the runway after the close of the daily airshow on July 27th.

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SAFE Enrolls First Member in CFI Liability Insurance Program

SAFE Builds Up Membership Benefits Package

 The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently fulfilled a key pledge to its members by successfully debuting its instructor liability insurance program. The SAFE insurance plan offers up to 25% in discounts for SAFE members, including those who participate in the FAA Wings program, instructors who are designated Master Instructors, and those who are claims free.

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Senate Approves Bill To Preserve America’s Human Spaceflight Capabilities

Measure Balances Commercial Space Investment With Robust Mission For NASA

The United States Senate has approved bipartisan legislation its writers say will safeguard America’s human spaceflight capabilities, while balancing commercial space investment with a robust mission for NASA

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San Antonio City Council Clears Way For New Texas Wing HQ Site

Fundraising Drive For Building Fund To Begin Soon

The Civil Air Patrol's Texas Wing says that, thanks to the generosity of the city of San Antonio, their headquarters will soon have a new home at Stinson Municipal Airport.  

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First Prototype Cargo Door For Airbus A350 XWB Delivered To Eurocopter

Korean Air Aerospace Division Is Responsible For Three Of The Doors On The New Airliner

Korean Air, which is the aerospace manufacturing division of the Korean Air Group, presented its first prototype of a cargo door to Eurocopter this week. Korean Air Aerospace Division acts as program partner and is responsible for three of the overall doors of the next generation Airbus A350 XWB.

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Rolls-Royce Encourages Young Pilots Through EAA Scholorships

Engine Manufacturer Is Pledging Support To Young Eagles Program

Rolls-Royce says it plans to help young pilots achieve their dreams by pledging financial support for the 2010 EAA Young Eagles Scholarship Program.

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EBAA Launches First Dedicated Emergency Response Planning Workshop

Meeting To Be Held Next Month In Belgium

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) will hold its first EBAA Emergency Response Planning (ERP) Workshop in Brussels, Belgium September 9th and 10th. EBAA says all parties with an interest in business aviation in Europe are invited to participate.

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Porter Airlines Orders Four More Bombardier Q400 NextGen Airliners

Regional Canadian Carrier Ups Q400 Count To 24

Bombardier Aerospace announced Friday that Porter Airlines of Toronto has signed a firm order to acquire four Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners and has taken options on an additional six Q400 NextGen aircraft.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.07.10)

“We’ve had to take a clear, hard look at what we want from NASA in the years and decades to come.  The result is a truly bipartisan bill that will help refocus and reinvigorate the agency." Source: Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV (D-WV).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.07.10): Permanent Echo

Radar signals reflected from fixed objects on the earth's surface; e.g., buildings, towers, terrain.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.07.10)

Pitts S-1 First Flight

Did you know that the Pitts design has been around since 1945? Here's a home movie of the first -- and highly illegal -- test flight of the Pitts S1.

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