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November 04, 2010

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 11.04.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.04.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.04.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part I: Babbitt on BizAv - 11.04.10 (ANN Special Report, with FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt)

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Qantas Grounds A380 Fleet Following Engine Incident

Six Superjumbos Idled After Emergency Landing Following Engine Failure

Qantas has grounded its entire fleet of six A380 superjumbo airliners following an incident in which a plane departing from Singapore suffered what appeared to be the catastrophic loss of an engine, forcing an emergency landing.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.04.10

John Pistole pays a visit to Yemen.
Janet Napolitano has a friendly chat with air shipping companies.
And a union president analyzes Tuesday's elections.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.04.10

John Pistole pays a visit to Yemen.
Janet Napolitano has a friendly chat with air shipping companies.
And a union president analyzes Tuesday's elections.


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ANN Special Feature: Part I: Babbitt on BizAv - 11.04.10

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt tells attendees at NBAA 2010 that their own exhibit floor holds examples of the future of aviation.

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STS-133 Delayed Again Due To WX

Launch Delayed (At Least) 24 Hours

OK... you can't say that you didn't see this one coming... Managers will delay Discovery’s launch for 24 hours due to weather. Mission managers will meet Friday at 0500 to reevaluate the weather conditions. Friday’s launch attempt would be at 1504 EDT.

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Pistole Visits Yemen, Meets with International Security Officials In Germany

Signs International Aviation Security Agreement With German Government

TSA Administrator John S. Pistole visited Yemen Wednesday to meet with government officials including Deputy Prime Minister Rashad al-Alimi, officials from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Interior as well as the U.S. Ambassador.

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Army Golden Knights Prepare For World Record Attempt

"Women's Vertical World Record" Try Coming Thanksgiving Weekend

The clear blue skies promised a great day one of the Women’s Vertical World Record Skills Camp this past weekend, held in Eloy, AZ. This camp was just one of the many such camps leading up to the Women’s Vertical World Record, to be held over Thanksgiving weekend, also in Skydive Arizona.

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G650 Wing Componants Ordered From Spirit AeroSystems

CPI Aerostructures Contract Worth $57.4 Million

The G560 is continuing its path to becoming a production airplane. The most recent indicator is a purchase order announced Tuesday by CPI Aerostructures, Inc. ("CPI Aero") it has received from Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (“Spirit”) for wing leading edge assemblies for the Gulfstream G650 aircraft.

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Russian Company Finalizes Order For Next-Generation 737s

State Corporation Rostechnology To Buy 50 Boeing Single-Aisle Aircraft

An order for 50 Next-Generation B737 aircraft has been finalized between Boeing and the Russian State Corporation Rostechnology.

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Singapore Awards First Aircraft Engine Design Organization Approval

Civil Aviation Authority Of Singapore (CAAS) DOA Goes To Pratt & Whitney

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has awarded Design Organization Approval (DOA) to Pratt & Whitney for support of Pratt & Whitney's multi-year Fleet Technical Management Agreement with Singapore Airlines Cargo.

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NBAA Convention Was Good For Twin Commander

Next Stop: Long Beach For AOPA

Everyone is looking for signs that the U.S. general aviation industry has weathered the worst of the worldwide economic malaise and finally is moving into recovery mode.

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HD Video Recording Comes To GA Cockpits

Nflightcam Is A Video Cockpit Recorder

We've all shared our love of flying with pretty much anyone who'll listen. And in this age of Facebook and YouTube, it's never been easier. While a video camera is not always practical in the a cramped cockpit of a GA airplane, a mini-HD camera may change all that.

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Ground Crew Members Involved In Sea-Tac Airplane Bump Looking For New Jobs

Two Let Go Last Week After Minor Collision

Two ground crew contract workers are looking for new jobs after a plane they were pushing back from a gate at Sea-Tac airport bumped into a parked airplane, causing damage to both.

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The Quest For The Flying Car Continues

Recent Concept Could Be Airplane, Helicopter, Or Boat

For almost as long as people have been driving, designers have been looking for a way to make cars fly. But for a British concept designer named Philip Pauley, just making it fly wasn't enough.

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U.S. Air Force Academy Adds Four Frasca IFTs

Networking Feature Allows Devices To Work Together

The United States Air Force Academy, USAFA, Colorado has placed an order for four Frasca Instrument Flight Trainers (IFTs).

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MANUFACTURER:McCauley Propeller Systems Five-Blade Propeller Assemblies  

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Aero-TV: Babbitt Addresses NBAA 2010 -- Next-Gen, Fatigue, Safety (Part 2)

FAA Boss Talks To BizAv Industry

In a October 19, 2010, address to the National Business Aviation Association, FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbitt, expanded his familiar aero-stump speech to a crowd assembled for the this year's reinvigorated BizAv convention. His speech covered a lot of ground but was based in the usual topics this Administrator has emphasized time and time again when his audience is an aeronautical one.

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Aero-TV: Babbitt Addresses NBAA 2010 -- Next-Gen, Fatigue, Safety (Part 2)

FAA Boss Talks To BizAv Industry (Part 2)

In a October 19, 2010, address to the National Business Aviation Association, FAA Administrator J. Randolph Babbitt expanded his familiar aero-stump speech to a crowd assembled for the this year's reinvigorated BizAv convention. His speech covered a lot of ground but was based in the usual topics this Administrator has emphasized time and time again when his audience is an aeronautical one.

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Napolitano Talks With Shipping, Airline Industry Leaders

Reiterates Commitment To Strengthen Security Following Yemen Bomb Incident

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano spoke Wednesday with leaders from global shipping companies, including UPS, DHL, FedEx and TNT, to discuss enhanced air cargo screening and security efforts following last week’s disrupted attempt to conceal and ship explosive devices onboard aircraft bound for the U.S.

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Buffenbarger Weighs In On Midterm Elections

Machinists President Warns Winners to Deliver, Or Else

In an election-night statement directed at newly-elected lawmakers, Tom Buffenbarger, the President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), said they had better deliver on campaign promises of jobs, jobs and more jobs, or face an even angrier electorate just 24 months from now.

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FAA Certifies Gulfstream Large-Cabin Aircraft As Stage-4 Noise Compliant

Noise Data Certificate For In-Service Aircraft Available Via Aircraft Service Change

The FAA has certified Gulfstream's large-cabin aircraft to the Stage 4 noise standard, the jet-maker announced Wednesday.

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Delta Flight Attendants Vote Against Union Representation

Ends 60 Years Of Representation For Northwest FAs

In a vote held among flight attendants working for Delta, just over half voted against union representation, handing a defeat to the AFA-CWA.

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Exchange Program Offered For 787 Dreamliner Parts

High-Value, Critical Parts Covered By Program

A rotable exchange services program to will support the operation of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was announced by  Boeing Tuesday.

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Corporate Angel Flights Set Record

CAN Transported 317 Patients In October

Corporate Angel Network, the organization that transports cancer patients to treatment in the empty seats of corporate jets, arranged to carry 317 patients in October, the largest number of monthly flights in its nearly-30-year history.

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TSA Memo Shows Pattern Of Employee Cocaine Hoaxes

One Bomb Appraisal Officer (BAO) Reportedly Asked Several Passengers About Planted White Powder

You may remember a story ANN reported in January about a TSA officer who allegedly planted a baggie containing white powder in the bag of a college student, asking her if the material was hers.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.04.10)

“Empty wallets and empty promises drove this election. By ignoring the real pain inflicted on workers in this Grave Recession, America’s politicians deserved the thrashing they received." Source: International Machinists Union President Tom Buffenbarger.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.04.10): Light Gun

A handheld directional light signaling device which emits a brilliant narrow beam of white, green, or red light as selected by the tower controller.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.04.10)

Be A Martian

 The site enables the public to participate as citizen scientists to improve Mars maps and take part in Mars research tasks. At the site, more than 54,000 people have signed up to be "Martian citizens" and analyze data.

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