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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Airborne 10.24.14: AML's Innovations, NASA Preps For Mars, LightHawk Saves

Also: AW609 Pilots Honored, Airbus' VIP Cabin, FreeFlight's FTX-200, Quicksilver S-LSA Milestone

During our visit this week to NBAA 2014, Jim Campbell had a chance to talk with Mark Lange of Aviation Modification Leaders, also known as AML, and learn about a new technology that is almost beyond belief. They discussed a system that is designed to increase the situational awareness in the cockpit by identifying fatigue, the effects of hypoxia, and the side effect of sleep apnea. There are additional benefits of the system but these are the top 3 that have been identified as the short fuse to an accident. NASA has captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September. It’s hoped data from these thermal images may provide critical engineering information for future missions to the surface of Mars. The non-profit conservation group known as, LightHawk, will beg

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Airbus Helicopters Maintain Power To Italy

Terna Receives Two Airbus AS350 B3e Rotorcraft To Support The Country’s Electrical Grid

Italian electrical transmission grid operator Terna has taken delivery of two Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e rotorcraft to perform surveillance and maintenance support for power lines that deliver electricity throughout the country.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Boeing Announces SF Airlines Order For Converted Freighters

Chinese Carrier Signs Definitive Agreement For 767BCFs

China's SF Airlines has placed an order for an undisclosed number of 767-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversions (Boeing Converted Freighters). SF Airlines, a subsidiary of Shenzhen, China-based delivery services company SF Express, will accept its first redelivered 767 in the second half of 2015. 

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Future Of AF Helicopter Fleets Discussed At Conference

UH-1N Iroquois Helicopters Are Aging And Past Intended Lifespan

Air Force Global Strike Command's Helicopter Operations Division hosted the Worldwide Helicopter Conference at Barksdale AFB in Louisiana Oct. 7-9, to discuss the current and future state of the Air Force's helicopter fleets.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

UAS International Trip Support Kicks Off Make-A-Wish Initiative

Ten-Thousand Dollar Pledge Announced at NBAA2014

UAS International Trip Support has made a donation of $10,000 to Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida, a global non-profit organization that grants wishes to children battling life-threatening medical conditions.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

New Falcon Airborne Service Adds Alternative Lift To AOG Support

Two Aircraft To Provide Rapid Response To Get Customers To Their Destinations

Dassault Aviation introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also alternative transportation options for passengers during a news conference Monday at NBAA 2014.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

SmartSky Networks Partners With DAC International

Signs On As Distributor Of The Industry’s First Airborne 4G LTE-Based Wireless Network

SmartSky Networks has partnered with DAC International (DAC) as a connectivity partner for its product, SmartSky 4G. As the first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network, this technology will provide more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity of networks currently in the aviation market.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Associated Aircraft Group Joins Air Charter Safety Foundation

Recently Achieved 45,000 Safe Flying Hours In The S-76C Helicopter

The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), Wappingers Falls, New York, is the newest company to join the ACSF.  Along with 100 other companies, AAG supports the ACSF's vision to enable on-demand air charter providers and fractional program managers to achieve the highest levels of safety in the aviation industry.

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Zip Aviation Selects Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter Announces Completing A Purchase Agreement With Zip Aviation For A VIP Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter Company has announced the signing of an agreement with Zip Aviation for the sale of a Bell 407GX to be used for corporate transportation, charters, tours, transfers and aerial surveys. The aircraft will be equipped with a Quiet Cruise kit for reduced noise levels in cruise flight.    

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Sun, Oct 26, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.26.14)

Aero Linx: Ercoupe Owners Club We fly an airplane that was the peak of pre-World War II development. It took more than a decade and a half before the features of the Ercoupe were the norm in civil aviation. Yet the industry finally followed. The members of the Ercoupe Owners Club provide each other mutual support as we keep these classic aircraft in the air. Along the way, we've found that Coupe people are a little bit special, themselves. Please browse our site and enjoy.

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