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March 11, 2008

ADS-B Program Wins 2007 Collier Trophy

Group Awarded Honor Over Airbus A380, Falcon 7X

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced at its Annual Spring Awards Luncheon last week the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Team of public and private sector groups has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.11.08)


Fighter Enterprises is a Warbird Restoration and Maintenance facility located in Indiantown, FL.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.11.08): Hypoxia


Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.11.08)

"We have an obligation to travelers to do everything in our power to prevent a repeat of the horrors they experienced last summer. Delays in New York are a regional problem, not just a single-airport problem."

Source: US Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters, speaking Monday at the 33rd Annual FAA Forecast Conference. Airlines serving Newark Liberty Airport have agreed to temporarily cap and spread flights for two years at a level that will allow 30 more flights per day than last summer. The move follows similar action announced last year for New York's JFK International, where hourly caps not to exceed 83 operations per hour are due to be implemented March 15, 2008.

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