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October 14, 2009

ANN Special Feature: Part I - The 51% Rule In Depth with EAA's Joe Norris - 10.14.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Joe Norris, Homebuilders Community Manager for the Experimental Aircraft Association, about FAA Advisory Circular 20-27G, which spells out how the "51% Rule" w

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ANN Special Feature: Part II - The 51% Rule In Depth with EAA's Joe Norris - 10.15.09

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Joe Norris, Homebuilders Community Manager for the Experimental Aircraft Association, about how the new guidelines for interpreting the 51% Rule also clarify how much co

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NBAA, NATA Coordinating Two January Events

Organizations Say Pairing Up Will Deliver More Value

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and the NBAA Tuesday announced plans to coordinate NATA's 2010 FBO Leadership Conference, taking place January 25-26, 2010, with NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, on January 26-29, 2010, in San Antonio, TX.

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Helicopter Terrain Awareness And Warning System Helps Prevent Ground Collisions

Production Approval Received From FAA

Honeywell announced Tuesday that its latest Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS) for helicopters has received technical design and production approval from the FAA. The FAA recently released certification standards for Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS).

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AgustaWestland Congratulates 2009 De la Vaulx Medal Recipients

This Year's Honorees Fastest Around The World In A Stock Helicopter

AgustaWestland congratulates pilots Scott Kasprowicz and Steve Sheik, on being named the 2009 recipients of the De la Vaulx Medal, presented by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, during a ceremony in Korea on Thursday, October 8th.

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Scottish Authorities Probing Sikorsky Gearboxes In North Sea Operations

U.S. Engineers Sent To Assist In The Investigation

After 17 oil rig workers were lost in March in an accident involving a Sikorsky S-92 in Canada, a quarter of the fleet of S-92's that ferry workers to and from North Sea oil rigs has been found to have cracks in their gearboxes, sparking an emergency investigation.

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LHTEC Expands Global Reach With API Agreement

API Now Exclusive CTS800 Spare Parts Distributor

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50 joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has signed a ten-year agreement with Aerospace Products International, Inc. (API), naming API as the exclusive distributor of CTS800 spare parts globally.  

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Aero-TV: Avionics Tip of the Week - McDaniel’s Advice for WAAS Educators

McDaniel Explains How to Build a Foundation of WAAS Understanding

Many aircraft owners and pilots have heard of the Wide Area Augmentation System; yet, for most aviators, WAAS remains a complicated operational maze.  Developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT), WAAS is used to combat the ionosphere disturbances, clock drift, and satellite orbit errors that prevent basic GPS signals from meeting the FAA requirements necessary for precision flight approach.





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