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May 25, 2011

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.25.11

EBACE had a very good year in 2011.
Swift Fuel takes the next step.
And Superior is back to shipping its engines for experimentals.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.25.11

EBACE had a very good year in 2011.
Swift Fuel takes the next step.
And Superior is back to shipping its engines for experimentals.


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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 05.25.11

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.25.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.25.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part II: Randy Babbit Q-&-A - 05.25.11 (ANN Special Report, with FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt)

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ICAO: One Third Of All Aviation Accidents Related To Runway Operations

First Global Runway Safety Symposium Opened Tuesday At The International Civil Aviation Organization In Montreal

Despite the consistent growth of civil aviation over the past decades, air transport remains the safest form of mass transportation — reflected in a remarkably low global accident rate of roughly four accidents per million departures.

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KIAH To Get $1 Billion Makeover

Redevelopment Project At Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport To Begin

Construction on the first phase of the $1 billion redevelopment project at Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin by the end of the year.

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Twin GRAIL Spacecraft Shipped To Launch Site

Lunar Orbiters Set For September Launch

NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft were delivered to Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 20. The two Lockheed Martin vehicles will undergo four months of final testing and processing in preparation for launch in early September.

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NASA Virtual Student Engineering Competition Announces Winners

Presentations Made In A Virtual Environment In Online Space

The top six teams competing in the first "RealWorld-InWorld NASA Engineering Design Challenge" showcased their creative ideas for a panel of expert judges, fellow teams and others on April 14, 2011.

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CubCrafters Adds Fleming Aviation As Mid-Atlantic Dealer

Gaithersburg, MD Dealer Specializing In LSAs

CubCrafters recently added Fleming Aviation of Gaithersburg, Maryland as a Certified Sales Center serving the mid-Atlantic region.

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Heli Club Named Authorized Russian AW139 Service Center

Move Marks Milestone In AgustaWestland Russian Strategy

HeliClub of Russia has been tapped as AgustaWestland's Service Center in the Moscow for the AW139 medium twin commercial helicopter.

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AMS-02 Will Search For Antimatter And Dark Matter Aboard ISS

Over 500 Scientists From 16 Countries Developed The Device

Four days after launching aboard space shuttle Endeavour, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) has been successfully installed on the International Space Station (ISS).

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First Advanced Block 50 F-16 Unveiled For Turkish Air Force

TAF Already Flying Over 200 F-16s

The first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16s was unveiled by Turkish Aerospace Industries and Lockheed Martin in ceremonies Monday at TAI's facility near Ankara. 

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Deer Jet Receives First VIP Charter Airbus Corporate Jet

Company Plans To Grow Capacity At Top-End Of The Market

Deer Jet Co of Beijing, a VIP charter provider in the People's Republic of China, has taken delivery of its first Airbus corporate jetliner, an ACJ319, that it will dedicate to VIP charter flights.

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First European Customer Named For UH-60M

Swedish Armed Forces Will Acquire 15 Black Hawks Over Two Years

The US Government has agreed to sell 15 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (or FMV, which is the Swedish acronym) for operation by the Swedish Armed forces. 

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Aero-TV: Total Eclipse -- Maturing Cockpit Upgrades Offer Exceptional Capability

A Once Controversial Pocket Rocket Is Living Up To Its Potential

Credit the stunning vision of those who dreamed of an amazing little jet, affordable beyond anything seen previously, for the start of an amazing vision... and credit Aero-Entrepreneur Mason Holland for finishing the job. The Total Eclipse is every bit the airplane the original dream of the Eclipse 500 was meant to be... and then some.

Cirrus Cleared In Cory Lidle Lawsuit

New York Jury Finds Aircraft Did Not Contribute To Fatal Crash

After a four-week trial, a jury of 4 men and 2 women in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found that Cirrus Design Corporation’s SR20 aircraft did not cause the 2006 fatal accident that claimed the lives of New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and certified flight instructor Tyler Stanger.

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NTSB Determines Probable Cause In Ted Stevens Accident

Board Cites Pilot's "Temporary Unresponsiveness"

The NTSB has determined that the probable cause of the August 9, 2010, airplane crash into mountainous terrain near Aleknagik, Alaska, was the pilot's temporary unresponsiveness for reasons that could not be established from the available information. The crash fatally injured former Senator Ted Stevens.

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Aero-TV: Total Eclipse -- Maturing Cockpit Upgrades Offer Exceptional Capability

A Once Controversial Pocket Rocket Is Living Up To Its Potential

Credit the stunning vision of those who dreamed of an amazing little jet, affordable beyond anything seen previously, for the start of an amazing vision... and credit Aero-Entrepreneur Mason Holland for finishing the job. The Total Eclipse is every bit the airplane the original dream of the Eclipse 500 was meant to be... and then some.

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Guest Editorial: So… Where Are We Now?

50 Years Ago, JFK Challenged America To Reach The Moon

May, 25th, 1961, exactly half a century ago, President John F. Kennedy stood in front of a joint session of the United States Congress and openly challenged our nation to land a man on the moon and return him to the earth within a decade.

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Delta, US Airways Announce Make New Slot-Swap Agreement

Revises Approved 2009 Deal That Airlines Chose Not To Accept

In a deal that Delta and US Airways have been trying to close for nearly two years, a new slot swap agreement between the airlines to transfer takeoff and landing rights at New York's LaGuardia and Washington D.C.'s Reagan National airports was filed Monday with the FAA.

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Gulfstream International Airlines Pilots Ratify Tentative Agreement

Post-Bankruptcy Contract Allows Schedule Flexibility

Gulfstream International Airlines' flight crewmembers, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters APA Local 1224, announced Monday they have agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement with Gulfstream International Airlines. 

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Bedgood Assumes Command Of CAP’s Southeast Region

Will Be Responsible For Six CAP Wings, Serve On Executive Committee

Col. Alvin J. Bedgood of Tampa, FL, has been appointed by Civil Air Patrol National Commander Maj. Gen. Amy S. Courter as commander of CAP’s Southeast Region.

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Dragon Aviation Announces The Return Of 'The Dragon'

Replacement Strikemaster Brought To Air Show Ready In Just 10 Weeks

On February 26, 2011 a tragic accident destroyed Dragon Aviation's air show aircraft "The Dragon". Now just a little over two months later Dragon Aviation is proud to announce that "The Dragon" has returned.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (05.25.11)

"I believe we possess all the resources and talents necessary. But the facts of the matter are that we have never made the national decisions or marshalled the national resources required for such leadership." Source: President John F. Kennedy, challenging America to send a man to the moon.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.25.11): Obscuration

Any phenomena in the atmosphere, excluding precipitation, that reduces horizontal visibility.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.25.11)

Boxcar Veterans Association Home Page

The members of the 178th ASHC operated and maintained the Boeing Vertol CH-47 Chinook medium lift helicopter in the Republic of Vietnam from 1966 until 1972.

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