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March 12, 2008

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.12.08)

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Regardless of your age, or your interest in World War II, a visit to Pearl Harbor Hawaii is an extremely emotional experience. There are many war memorials across America, but there's something truly different here.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.12.08): Magnus Effect

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The effect on a spinning cylinder or sphere moving through a fluid, in which force acts perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the direction of spin. This is used to advantage in baseball, in which the trajectory of a pitched ball is a distinct curve.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.12.08)

"We are impressed with the region’s passion for and commitment to technical training. We are proud to be a partner in this effort and are pleased to support it financially and with our employees’ expertise and involvement."

Source: Kent Statler, executive vice president of Rockwell Collins Services. The aviation and communications electronics manufacturer is donating $150,000 to the National Center for Aviation Training at Colonel James Jabara Airport in Wichita. The donation will help provide equipment for the new technical education campus, managed by Wichita Area Technical College.

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