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April 22, 2013

Airborne 04.19.13: Citation X Rollout, Dassault Certifications, New Czech LSA

Also: TBird Update, SpaceShipTwo Progress, AAL Takes Itself Down For A Day, USAF UAV Medal Cancelled, Restoring Blue Angel Funding...

The FAA has certified the two newest members of the Falcon family of business jets, the Falcon 2000S and Falcon 2000LXS. The approvals came just days after the aircraft received its EASA type certificate. Jihlavan Airplanes of the Czech Republic plans to introduced a new mid-line model of ultralight/light sport aircraft, the Skyleader 400. The airplane's "sports car-inspired" design, with new features such as side opening canopy, "aggressive" cowling and easily maneuverable landing gear, is targeted directly at sport avi

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Klyde Morris (04.22.13)

Klyde Figures NASA Isn't What It Used to Be...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.22.13): Aneroid Barometer

Aneroid Barometer An instrument for measuring the atmospheric pressure. It registers the change in the shape of an evacuated metal cell to measure variations on the atmospheric pressure. The aneroid is a thin-walled metal capsule or cell, usually made of phosphor bronze or beryllium copper. The scales on the glass cover measure pressure in both inches and millibars.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.22.13)

Aero Linx: FootFlyer Powered paragliding lets us realize our most amazing dreams of flight. But be educated! This website is dedicated to unbiased, helpful information. The PPG Bible, now in its third edition, is a collaborative effort that takes you from "first sight to first flight" and way, way beyond, helping you aviate confidently in the national airspace system while having a blast along the way. Enjoy the ride!

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.22.13)

"The park project was conceived to accommodate the more than 10,000 school age children a year that used to visit our commercial service airport (GSP) prior to 9/11. They can no longer provide airport tours due to security constraints enacted as a result of 9/11. We also want to provide a community place where people can get outside and be active, exercise, play, and learn." Source: Lara Kaufmann, Public Relations Director for the Greenville Downtown Airport, in comments made after three years of planning as the Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina set the ETA of an aviation themed playground set designed for children 2 - 5 years old, a swing set and an airplane shaped climbing structure to be in their new park by mid-Ju

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