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December 30, 2008

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.30.08)


The Nanton Lancaster Society Air Museum is the only facility in Canada whose primary goal is to honor those who served with Bomber Command during World War II.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.30.08): TACAN


Tactical Air Navigation Aid. An ultra-high frequency electronic rho-theta air navigation aid which provides suitably equipped aircraft a continuous indication of bearing and distance to the TACAN station.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (12.30.08)

"Although perceptions may be to the contrary, the fact is that eighty-five percent of the companies that utilize business aviation are small and mid-size. And the passengers on business aircraft are usually salespersons, engineers, technicians and other employees below the senior executive rank."

Source: Ed Bolen, president of the National Business Aviation Association. In a carefully-worded rebuke to Associated Press writer Stevenson Jacobs, Bolen takes Jacobs to task for the writer's December 21 article questioning the wisdom of corporate execs continuing to fly on business jets, over more 'economical' options.

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