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July 30, 2011

BEA Issues Safety Recommendations For Flight Crews

Procedural Changes Suggested Following Air France Flight 447 Accident

The French air accident investigating agency BEA has issued a series of safety recommendations stemming from the crash of Air France Flight 447 on June 1st, 2009. The interim report issued Friday follows a full readout from the Flight Data and Cockpit Voice recorders recovered in May of this year.

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Aero-TV: Recapping ANN's Live Video Coverage Of AirVenture 2011, 07.29.11, Day 5

Wrapping Up The Week of Nightly LIVE Shows From Oshkosh 2011!!!

Welcome to our final daily wrap-up program from AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Boeing's Dreamliner made is U.S. public debut at Oshkosh today, executing one low pass over the airfield before touching down on runway 36L and making the turn at the intersection for Conoco-Phillips Plaza, just 6000 feet down the runway.

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Aero-TV: ANN's Live Video Coverage Of AirVenture 2011, 07.29.11, Day Five

Wrapping Up The Week of Nightly LIVE From Oshkosh 2011!!!

Welcome to our final daily wrap-up program from AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Boeing's Dreamliner made is U.S. public debut at Oshkosh today, executing one low pass over the airfield before touching down on runway 36L and making the turn at the intersection for Conoco-Phillips Plaza, just 6000 feet down the runway.

Green Flight Challenge To Be Sponsored By Google

Aviation's Largest Ever Prize To Awarded At Moffett Field October 3rd

The CAFE Foundation announced today that Google will sponsor the NASA Centennial Challenge flight competition known as the Green Flight Challenge (GFC). CAFE (Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency) will conduct the event from September 25 through October 2, 2011 at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport. The NASA-funded prize purse of $1.65M makes this the largest ever prize for aviation.

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Lindbergh Prize For Electric Aircraft Vision Award Given To PC-Aero

The Seventh Lindbergh Prize For Electric Aircraft Focuses On The Vision For Integrated Electric Power

Today at the World Electric Aircraft Symposium at EAA’s AirVenture, Erik Lindbergh, founder of LEAP, announced the 2011 AirVenture winner of the Lindbergh Prize for Electric Aircraft. LEAP’s programs recognize, inspire and incentivize the innovation that drives our culture, economy and future.

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'Blue Angels' Mustang Brings $400,000 For Young Eagles

One-Of-A-Kind 2012 Muscle Car Brings Some Muscle To EAA Youth Programs

A one-of-a-kind “Blue Angels” edition 2012 Ford Mustang GT  sold for $400,000 at the Gathering of Eagles charity auction Thursday evening. The auction took place during the EAA's AirVenture at Oshkosh. A man from California purchased the vehicle.

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Industry Partners Stand Up An Innovative New Aviation Laboratory

Redbird, King Schools, Cessna, Others Found Redbird Skyport In San Marcos, TX

A group of well-known aviation companies held a news conference Friday at AirVenture to announce the construction of a multi-faceted aviation research and development laboratory, located in San Marcos, TX.  The new facility, designated Redbird Skyport, is scheduled to open on November 8, 2011.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Dazzles Crowds At AirVenture

Wins "Biggest Experimental On The Ramp" Award

Marking its public debut in the U.S., Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, the 21st century's first radically different commercial airliner, landed at the AirVenture air show on Friday at 0910 CDT after departing from Seattle, WA.

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Memorial Service Set For Greg Poe

Public Service To Be Held In Mid August

A memorial services for Greg Poe will be held Wednesday, August 17th, at 7PM at the Idaho Center in Nampa, ID. The service is open to the public, and a special edition of Greg's Elevate Your Life program is planned. A reception wil follow at the Greg Poe Aviation hangar in Caldwell, ID for friends and family.

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LoPresti Fury Kit Strategy Revealed

CEO Says Members Of Four EAA Chapters In Florida Consulting

LoPresti Speed Merchants Friday announced a unique approach to turning the Fury, which was designed to be a certified, mass-produced airplane, back into a pile of parts for an eager kit market. LoPresti CEO RJ Siegel says the whole kit idea sprang from the discovery that many Vans Aircraft owners are "serial kit builders," and some had specifically requested a Fury as their next kit.

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First Customer Built Bearhawk Patrol

First-Time Builder Invests 1,200 Hours Into His Airplane

Displayed at Oshkosh AirVenture this year is the first customer built Bearhawk Patrol. Bearhawk says the airplane was built in 1,200 hours by a first time builder. The Patrol is a two place taildragger aircraft that developed from the 4 place Bearhawk aircraft. These are rugged airplanes with the classic lines of a Cub that are fun to fly.

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Pilot Survives 17 Hour In Lake Huron After Ditching C150

Told Rescuers He Experienced "Some Kind Of Fuel Problem"

A pilot attempting to fly from New York to Chippewa Falls, WI, "experienced some kind of fuel problem" and was forced to ditch his 1966 Cessna 150 in Lake Huron. The pilot, 42-year-old Michael Trapp, reportedly survived 17 hours in the lake's 70 degree water before being rescued by a fishing boat.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.30.11)

"(W)e don't often land at Oshkosh in a 787 at an airshow. Source: Dreamliner Chief Pilot Mike Carrick, on landing Friday morning at Oshkosh.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.30.11): Guidance Material

The direction provided by a guide; these are FAA policy and advisory materials.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.30.11)

Sentinel Owners and Pilots Association

Welcome to the Sentinel Owners and Pilots Association home page. The organization provides information and support to owners, pilots and enthusiasts of the Stinson L-5 "Sentinel", also affectionately called the "Flying Jeep" and sometimes known by the designations O-62, OY-1, OY-2 and U-19.

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