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December 30, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.30.10

Japan Airlines announces more layoffs.
Another 560XL encounters iced rudder controls.
And Embry-Riddle slips quietly out of NAS Brunswick.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 12.30.10

Japan Airlines announces more layoffs.
Another 560XL encounters iced rudder controls.
And Embry-Riddle slips quietly out of NAS Brunswick.


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ANN Special Feature: 2010 in Review - Meet Rod Hightower II - 12.30.10

New EAA President Rod Hightower offers his thoughts on what is needed to get the pilot population growing again.

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NTSB Investigating Runway Excursion In Wyoming

B757 Ran Off The End Of Runway 19 In Jackson Hole

The NTSB has opened an investigation into an incident in which a passenger jetliner departed the runway while landing at Jackson Hole Airport in Wyoming.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 12.30.10

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.30.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program)  ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 12.30.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: 2010 in Review - Meet Rod Hightower II - 12.30.10 (ANN Special Report, with  EAA President Rod Hightower)

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AD NUMBER: 2010-26-04

MANUFACTURER: Piper Aircraft, Inc. Model PA-28-161 Airplanes

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AD NUMBER: 2010-26-09

MANUFACTURER: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Model S76A, B, and C Helicopters  

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Aero-News Alert: Threats Made Over FlightPrep Coverage

Tempers Appear High Where This Story Is Concerned

I hardly know where to begin with this story... because so much of it is just plain stupid... and ultimately, very disappointing to those of us who know that most of the aviation world is populated by great folks with solid ethics and standards. But... this story is not going to be about them.

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Classic Aero-TV: Best Seat in The House -- 'Inside' The AeroShell Aerobatic Team

Yeah.... This IS A Really Cool Job

When ANN's Nathan Cremisino took over the lead of our Aero-TV teams, he knew he was in for some extra work and a lot of extra responsibility. Still... with all that, there ARE times when its good to be the top guy.... like when our friends at Aspen Avionics call over and ask if we want to put one of our Aero-TV videographers aboard a formation aerobatic flight with the world famous Aero-Shell Aerobatic Team. At such times, its good to be in a position to say... "Hey, I want to go..." and go.

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Classic Aero-TV: Tsunami Air Racing -- Rebuilding A Legacy

A Tragic Loss May Someday Be Returned To Flight Status

It was one of the most aggressive efforts to energize American air racing... an one of its greatest tragedies... Tsunami, the first original homebuilt unlimited racer built since 1939, was designed for speed record attempts and air racing until its loss on September 25th, 1991. Tsunami crashed while on final approach to Pierre Municipal Airport in Pierre, South Dakota killing pilot John R. Sandberg, due to a mechanical control failure that resulted in an irrecoverable flight condition.

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FAA Issues AD NPRM For Some TCAS Units

Systems Covered By The Proposed AD Manufactured By L-3 Subsidiary ACSS

A software glitch in some Aviation Communications & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) TCAS units has prompted the FAA to issue an NPRM for an AD on the units. The FAA published the NPRM in the Federal Register Monday.

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Army Orders Raven UAV Systems And Digital Retrofit Kits

Purchase Under An Existing Contract Worth $46.2 Million For AeroVironment

The U.S. Marine Corps placed an order valued at over $46.2 million for 123 new digital Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages, as well as 186 digital retrofit kits, under an existing contract with the U.S. Army.

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Fighting Fires In Ecuador With The Flight Design CTLS

LSA Used For SAR, Ground Support

A fire department located at 8,300 feet above sea level in the Ecuadorian Andes has acquired a Flight Design LSA as its aerial support unit. Supported by John Hurst and Jeremy Endsley of Sebring Aviation, the Basin Fire Department began operations at the Mariscal La Mar airport.

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Runway Repair Team Keeps Airlift Moving

Patching Runways Is A Weekly Task That Keeps Pilots And Airplanes Flying, And Landing, Safely

Senior Airman Jacob Cleer of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron wrestles his 30-pound jackhammer into place and begins pounding the pavement on one of two landing strips at an air base somewhere in the region defined by the military as "Southwest Asia."

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iPhone Causes Airplane Tussle

Teenager Punched By Another Passenger For Not Switching Off His Device

A man who allegedly punched a teenager for not switching off his iPhone during a flight between Las Vegas and Boise has been arrested.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (12.30.10)

 

"If I was FlightPrep, I'd back down from all the threats, get rid of their delusions of patent grandeur and seriously look at issuing the Monster Mea Culpa of all time and then simply plead insanity." Source: ANN Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, commenting on the precarious situation created by the FlightPrep patent assault on online flight planning websites. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.30.10): Split-S

Aerobatic maneuver that consists of climbing at a 45º angle, rotating the nose 180º to the inverted, and following the back side of a loop.  Essentially the opposite of a Half Cuban Eight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.30.10)

The Stewardess Uniform Collection

More than 972 different stewardess ... um ... make that flight attendant ... uniforms from 397 vairlines worldwide.

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