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August 06, 2009

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.06.09

GAMA says GA shipments are down by almost half so far this year.
The US Air Force prepares the X-51 for its Mach-6 test.
And was Continental 128 an accident, or just an incident?


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.06.09

GAMA says GA shipments are down by almost half so far this year.
The US Air Force prepares the X-51 for its Mach-6 test.
And was Continental 128 an accident, or just an incident?


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ANN Special Feature: EAA President Tom Poberzny on AirVenture - 08.06.09

Experimental Aircraft Association Chairman and President Tom Poberezny looks back at EAA AirVenture 2009, and ahead to 2010, in excerpts from his Sunday press briefing.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 08.06.09

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.06.09 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.06.09 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: EAA President Tom Poberzny on AirVenture - 08.06.09 (ANN Special Report, with EAA President Tom Poberezny)

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FAA Administrator Babbitt Will Keynote NBAA Opening Session

Veteran Pilot A Strong Supporter Of GA, Business Aviation

The NBAA Wednesday announced that participants in the Association's 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2009) will have an opportunity to hear first-hand from FAA Administrator J. Randolph "Randy" Babbitt, who will be a featured speaker at the Convention's Opening General Session.

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K-State Aviation Names Josh Brungardt Director UAS Program Office

UAS A Major Kansas State Initiative

Kansas State University at Salina has named Josh Brungardt director of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Office.  The UAS Programs Office is a major initiative of K-State Aviation's Applied Aviation Research Center.

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Another European Helicopter Looks For U.S. Market Share

JSC CB Aerocopter Names U.S. Distribution Partner, Will Also Offer Kits

In a joint announcement Wednesday, ROTOR F/X LLC of Van Nuys, California and the Ukranian helicopter manufacturer JSC CB Aerocopter said ROTOR F/X has become the distributor for the Aerocopter AK1-3 light  helicopter for the Americas.

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EADS Forms Japanese Subsidiary

Hopes To Strengthen Group Presence In Country

EADS, the European aerospace and defence company, has established a new subsidiary in Japan to help coordinate and support the Group’s marketing campaigns and industrial partnerships there.

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Boeing, Spirit, Ask Judge To Dismiss Age Discrimination Suit

Companies Say Suit Has No Merit, Filed Late

Boeing and Spirit Aerosystems have filed papers asking a federal judge to not grant class-action status in a suit brought by former Boeing employees who lost their jobs when Spirit bought Boeing facilities in Kansas and Oklahoma in 2005.

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New Members Join Next Step in Space Coalition

Economic, Communications, and Support Companies Join The Cause

The Next Step in Space Coalition announced Tuesday that its membership has grown to include a diverse set of businesses and organizations, including Google, Inc., Analytic Graphics Inc., the Space Coast Economic Development Commission and the National Space Society.

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Daher-Socata Closes TBM 850 Deal At Oshkosh

Trucking Business Owner Purchases His Second TBM 850

Daher-Socata Tuesday announced the sale of a 2009 TBM 850 to the Carlisle Carrier Corporation’s CEO Dave Metzler, which will replace his previous TBM 850 as a corporate transportation tool. The order was finalized at the AirVenture 2009 in Oshkosh.

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Italian Navy Takes Delivery Of Its 21st AW101 Helicopter

24 Will Eventually Be In The Italian Fleet

AgustaWestland delivered the 21st AW101 three engine medium/heavy helicopter to the Italian Navy Tuesday. The aircraft was greeted with an official ceremony held at Maristaeli Luni naval base in Italy.

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Embraer Grows Phenom Business

But Larger Aircraft Sales May Suffer

Embraer may show a higher sales volume in the coming months, but analysts say that could be from customers buying the lower-priced Phenom 100 jets, while sale of the larger E170 and E190 may lag.  The difference in price is more than $24 million per aircraft.

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US Airways And ANA Enter Codeshare Agreement

Deal Could Be In Place As Early As September

US Airways and All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan say they plan to begin a codeshare agreement next month, the latest airlines to discuss international cooperation.

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Becker Avionics Taps Brett Gardner For Sales And Marketing

New Director To Focus On New Sales And Client Relationships

Becker Avionic Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Becker Flugfunk GmbH, Wednesday announced the hiring of Brett Gardner as new Director of Sales and Marketing.

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Aero-TV: Racing Legend Jack Roush -- BizAv Day At Oshkosh 2009! (Part 3)

It Was Business Aviation Day At Oshkosh... But Its Business Aviation WEEK At Aero-TV (Part 3)! 

Last Friday, AeroShell Square was ringed with some of the best-known business aircraft flying, as EAA President Tom Poberezny, GAMA President Pete Bunce, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, and a parade of professionals brought the message of business aviation to the worlds largest sport aviation show.

U.S. House Approves Nearly $200 Million For Private Jets

Money Part Of The Air Force Appropriations Bill

Private jets are bad, a symbol of corporate excess. That was the message Congress sent when the big three automakers flew into to town for hearings related to their bailouts by the federal government.

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Richard Santulli Stepping Down From NetJets

David Sokol Named Interim CEO

NetJets Inc. announced Tuesday that Richard T. Santulli will be leaving the company he created.

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Aero-TV: Racing Legend Jack Roush -- BizAv Day At Oshkosh 2009! (Part 3)

It Was Business Aviation Day At Oshkosh... But Its Business Aviation WEEK At Aero-TV (Part 3)!  

Last Friday, AeroShell Square was ringed with some of the best-known business aircraft flying, as EAA President Tom Poberezny, GAMA President Pete Bunce, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt, and a parade of professionals brought the message of business aviation to the worlds largest sport aviation show.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009 REDUX: WhiteKnightTwo -- Eve Arrives At AirVenture 2009

SpaceShipTwo's MotherShip Stops In At Wittman Field

The center of the aviation universe, for the week of Oshkosh 2009, at least appears to be a certain place in Wisconsin known to many of the faithful from the aviation world. It is also well-known to a certain spaceship builder who has serious roots in the same place... so as fate would have it, we have a real-live Mother Ship here at Oshkosh 2009.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009 REDUX: The Erickson S-64F Air-Crane Helitanker

Are You Ready For Some Serious Heavy-Lifting? Call Elvis!

"Elvis" arrived at EAA AirVenture last week and did a firebombing demonstration for crowds who had gathered on the flightline.

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Babbitt Tells ALPA 'We Cannot Regulate Professionalism'

FAA Administrator Keynotes ALPA Safety Forum

Fresh from his fairly warm reception at Oshkosh, FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt shifted his focus to airline pilots Wednesday with speech to the Airline Pilots Association Safety Forum in Washington, DC.

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UP Aerospace Launches Low Altitude Test Vehicle

More Launches Means More Interest In New Mexico Spaceport

Colorado-based UP Aerospace successfully launched an unmanned test vehicle from New Mexico's Spaceport America Tuesday. The launch was for UP's newly acquired client, Florida-based Fundamental Technology Systems Inc. (Moog-FTS).

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Illinois Pilot Charged With Flying While Drunk

He Crashed His Ultralight Into The Kankakee River

An ultralight pilot from Chenbanse, IL, hit a powerline and crashed the aircraft in the Kankakee River Sunday night. It was determined he had a blood alcohol level over .04, the federal limit for operating an aircraft.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.06.09)

“We cannot regulate professionalism." Source: FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt in a speech to an ALPA Safety Forum  

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.06.09): Haze

Haze A suspension of fine dust and/or smoke particles in the air. Invisible to the naked eye, the particles reduce visibility by being sufficiently numerous to give the air an opalescent appearance. It is reported as "HZ" in an observation and on the METAR.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.06.09)

Aero-Linx: FAA Flight Delay Information You'll want to tell your non-pilot friends about this one as well. An interactive map tied to an FAA database that gives you information about flight delays at most of the major airports around the country, and why those delays are occuring.

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