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July 30, 2007

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 07.30.07

CFI Bob Miller, On Camping At Oshkosh

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.30.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.30.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Camping At AirVenture: 07.30.07 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Bob Miller, host of "Over The Airwaves")

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Precise Flight Adds OxyArm Cannula To Product List

Headset-Mounted Boom Cannula Takes Tangle Out Of O2 Lines

Precise Flight, Inc. announced at AirVenture 2007 last week it will offer the OxyArm Cannula, a headset-mounted boom cannula, adaptable to Precise Flight's A5 Flow Meter and to individual user requirements.

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LoPresti Splashes Light On AirVenture 2007

Cirrus Wingtip Lights, New Bonanza Cowling are Highlights

The LoPresti family has been in business in Vero Beach, FL since 1987. In addition to the upcoming Fury aircraft, the family has a variety of high performance STC's for aircraft -- including Hawker jets, Bell helicopters, Mooney, Grumman and Piper piston and jet aircraft.

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Light Sport Aircraft For The Thrifty

Exploring Low(er) Cost LSA Options

Since the inception of the Sport Pilot and Light Sport Aircraft regulations, we've been promised that they would lower the cost of learning to fly. Integral to lowering the cost is for manufacturers to offer lower prices on their aircraft, so a larger segment of the population can afford to buy and maintain an airplane.

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GAMA Posts First Half Delivery Numbers For General Aviation Planes

Piston Shipments Down 4.2 Percent; Other Segs Up

Last week, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced airplane shipments and billings for the first half of 2007 at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture.

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Global Hawk UAV Fleet Completes 1,000 Flight

Milestone Highlights Recent Accomplishments

The increasingly ever-present RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system built by Northrop Grumman recently completed its 1,000th flight. The fourth production Global Hawk, designated AF-4, flew the milestone mission June 14-15 in support of the global war on terrorism (GWOT).

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Federal Agency Uses Automated Flight Tracking To Enhance Safety

System Provides Dispatchers With Real-Time Info

Location, Location, Location! It is not only the mantra of real estate, but is also a critical requirement when managing aircraft. Visitors to the Federal Pavilion at AirVenture 2007 had the opportunity to get a real-time demonstration of a powerful tool being used by the Department of the Interior, Aviation Management Directorate (Aviation Management).

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.30.07

The P-51 pilot lost in Friday's accident at Oshkosh is identified.
Veteran airshow performer Jim Leroy is confirmed lost after an Ohio accident.
And NASA's Jim Van Laak discusses safety in th

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.30.07

The P-51 pilot lost in Friday's accident at Oshkosh is identified.
Veteran airshow performer Jim Leroy is confirmed lost after an Ohio accident.
And NASA's Jim Van Laak discusses safety in the c

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ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller, Camping at Oshkosh - 07.30.07

CFI Bob Miller of joins us from EAA Chapter 46's campsite at Wittman Regional Airport to look back on the AirVenture experience.

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Can You Write Off Your Airplane?

Advocate Consulting Helps Clear The Haze

Advocate Consulting President Louis Meiners, Jr. sat down with ANN recently at AirVenture 2007, to discuss common misconceptions about taxes in the aviation industry, and offered some tips to reduce the tax burden on individuals as well as corporations. Meiners is a CPA and attorney as well as a 4000 hour pilot. He has been consulting with aviation-specific risks for several years.

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Wirefly X Prize Cup Team Visits Oshkosh

Next Event Coming In October

Team members of Wirefly's X-Prize Cup spoke at AirVenture last week, detailing plans for the event and the mission of the organization.

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'Timeless Voices Of Aviation' Says AirVenture Attendees Eager To Share

"We're Having A Good Year"

As ANN reported as part of our pre-Oshkosh coverage, Timeless Voices of Aviation is an oral history program, run solely on donations... aimed at seeking out for posterity the stories of any and all contributors to the aviation and aerospace world.

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Klyde Morris (07.30.07)

Klyde Delivers A Roundhouse Punch To Media Coverage Of NASA's Astronaut Health Report...

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Safety Pilot Club Provides Network Of Qualified Co-Pilots

Getting Pilots Together To Enhance Safety... And Save Money!

Founded in 2006, the Safety Pilot Club is an online community consisting of pilots looking to find a co-pilot to accompany them on a trip, a qualified safety pilot for instrument training, or just someone to share the joy of flying with. Student pilots might also find a mentor in their area, who can guide them thought the rough spots of flight training.

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Young Eagle Moves Onto Next Phase

Building "Sabrina Mark One" For Father

Sabrina Pasterski has come a long way since ANN reported on the young lady’s Young Eagle flight with Jamail Larkins and FAA Administrator Marion Blakey at Oshkosh 2005.

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Glasair Offers Details On Expanded 'Two Weeks To Taxi' Program

Hidden Costs, Distractions Eliminated... So Builders Can "Get 'Er Done"

In a Friday afternoon AirVenture press conference, Glasair President Mikael Via provided details about the newly formed Two Weeks to Taxi, LLC, of which he is also President.

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Oshkosh Attracts Accomplished Hollywood 'Newbie'

Actor Morgan Freeman Comes To Wittman Field

You may remember him as Red from "The Shawshank Redemption," or as Scrap Iron from "Million Dollar Baby." But on July 27, Morgan Freeman was just another pilot among pilots at AirVenture 2007.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.30.07)

Aero-Linx!

The Pima Air & Space Museum features over 200 aircraft on display and has five large hangars totaling 100,000 square feet of exhibit space.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.30.07): Undrainable Oil

Aero-Terms!

Oil that cannot be drained from an engine lubricating system when the aircraft is at rest in the normal ground attitude, with the drain valve open.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.30.07)

"A lot of pilots find the same problem I had, in that the expense of flying becomes prohibitive to enjoying their hobby."

Source: Joe Riehle, owner and founder of the Safety Pilot Club -- an online community consisting of pilots looking to find a co-pilot to accompany them on a trip, a qualified safety pilot for instrument training, or just someone to share the joy of flying with.

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