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July 01, 2011

Aviation-Themed Workshop Fosters New Learning

STEM Teachers Experience Flight, Take Lessons To Their Classrooms

Twelve teachers responsible for instruction in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) recently took part in a Leaders Take Flight workshop at Alexandria Field airport in New Jersey.

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Harris Awarded Contract by FAA for Alaska Flight Services System

OASIS provides critical, real-time, integrated information for FAA briefings to general aviation pilots

The FAA has awarded a potential 42-month, $56.7 million follow-on contract to Harris Corporation to upgrade and manage the system that currently provides real-time weather data and flight-planning capabilities supporting Alaska's general aviation community.

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Vintage Airplane Damaged When Car Crashes Into Hangar

Maserati Was Driving On Taxiway, Went Out Of Control

A recently-restored Chinese military trainer was extensively damaged in its hangar at Mesa, Arizona's Falcon Field Saturday when a 21-year-old man driving a Maserati on a taxiway apparently lost control of the car and crashed into the building.

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AEA, AIA Respond To President Obama's Attack On General Aviation

Organizations Say President's Remarks During White House Press Conference Are Damaging To Industry

Two more of the industry's trade associations have joined the chorus of those criticizing President Obama's remarks concerning "corporate jets" during a White House News Conference Wednesday.

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How Much Would Closing The 'Corporate Jet Loophole' Save?

Republicans Call The Move A 'Stalking Horse'

Congressional Republicans say that President Obama's use of the imagery of wealthy people flying around in "corporate jets" is nothing more than a stalking horse for larger tax increases sought by Democrats.

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Cessna Marks 15 Years Of Production At Independence, KS, Facility

Nearly 10,000 Airplanes Have Rolled Out The Doors In Those Years

Cessna marked 15 years since opening its manufacturing facility in Independence, KS on Thursday. The company has produced nearly 9,500 single-engine pistons and more than 350 Citation Mustang business jets at the plant.

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