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April 03, 2011

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.03.11): Adiabatic Lapse Rate

Adiabatic Lapse Rate The rate at which ascending air cools and descending air warms, given that no heat is added or taken away. The rate for dry air (DALR) is based on 5.4° F per 1000' altitude (1° per 100 meters). Moist or saturated rates (SALR) vary with barometric pressures and temperatures and must be adjusted for accuracy.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.03.11)

Aero-Linx: US Army Golden Knights The United States Army Parachute Team, nicknamed “The Golden Knights,” is the US Army’s official aerial demonstration team. The Team travels around the United States, performing parachute demonstrations at air shows, major league football and baseball games, and special events, connecting the Army with the American people.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.03.11)

"This expansion in Zhuhai further strengthens our position in Asia and demonstrates CAE's commitment to provide the highest-quality aviation training solutions for our customers around the globe, including commercial aircraft, business aircraft and civil helicopter operators... Our tailored, turnkey solution for Virgin America brings together CAE's capabilities in simulation technology, regulatory liaison, facilities design, simulator support, and training center management in a total package that only CAE can effectively deliver." Source: Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services, in comments associated with the announcement of China Southern Airlines and CAE expanding their joint venture avia

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