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June 14, 2010

Avidyne Announces TSO, STC Of v9.1 Software

Upgrade And New Features For Release 9 Integrated Flight Deck

For folks who have been waiting on the edge of their chairs for the Avidyne Release 9 IFD upgrade, the company said on Monday that they have received both a TSO and an STC for v9.1. The move provides authorization for installation of the upgrade into the existing fleet of R9-equipped aircraft.

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Gone West: Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. (Ret.) William H. Holloman, III

"Uncle Willie" Was Chair Of TAI's Sheppard Research Committee

ANN has received the sad news that documented original Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. (Ret.) William H. Holloman, III passed away on Friday, June 11th at approximately 10000 PST at Valley Medical Center, Renton, WA.  

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 06.14.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.14.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.14.10(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Fatal Carelessness - 06.14.10 (ANN Special Report, with CFI Bob Miller)

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Series Of TFRs Follows Obama Along The Northern Gulf Of Mexico

The President Will Be Touring The Region Affected By The Deepwater Horizon Spill Monday And Tuesday

President Barack Obama is visiting beaches in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida Monday and Tuesday, and a complex series of TFRs will accompany him along the northern Gulf Coast. The westernmost TFR goes into effect at 1000 CDT Monday, and the easternmost won't expire until 1415 EDT Tuesday.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.14.10

Senator Hutchison continues fighting for Constellation.
Congressmen want action on a new crew fatigue rule.
And Airbus says it had a big week in Berlin.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.14.10

Senator Hutchison continues fighting for Constellation.
Congressmen want action on a new crew fatigue rule.
And Airbus says it had a big week in Berlin.


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ANN Special Feature: Fatal Carelessness - 06.14.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about more general aviation accidents in which carelessness during flight, or even during preflight, produced deadly consequences.

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Airmen Participate In Unified Engagement 2010

Exercise Builds Partnerships Exploring Future Combined Warfighting Capabilities

U.S. Air Forces in Europe officials joined representatives from seven other countries in Tallinn, Estonia to participate in Unified Engagement 2010, which started June 7 and continues through Friday.

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Master Technician Program Going Strong At Gulfstream

Gulfstream Now Has 114 Employees With The Designation

The Flight Safety International Master Technician designation has been earned by 51 additional employees of Gulfstream Aerospace, the company announced Thursday, bringing the total number to 114.

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Transition Force Creates Air Power In Afghanistan

Working To Stand Up A Self-Sufficient Air Force

About 450 U.S. and NATO forces are working to bring the 3,300 members and 48 aircraft of the Afghanistan army air corps up to par as part of a long-term effort to give the country a self-sufficient air force, the U.S.

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William Gay Elevated To Director Of Completion Sales For Gulfstream

Its A Promotion For The 10 Year Gulfstream Employee

Gulfstream Aerospace has named industry veteran William Gay director, Completion Sales.  He reports to Larry Flynn, senior vice president, Marketing and Sales.

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Boeing To Demonstrate UAV Cooperative Control For U.S. Air Force

Foxhunt Program Includes A Mix Of UAVs Operating Together

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a three-year, $9.8 million contract to Boeing to further develop and demonstrate technologies that will enable multiple small unmanned aerial vehicles to coordinate with each other.

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Spirit Airlines Strike Causes Multiple Flight Cancellations

Flights Currently Cancelled Through Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Following the failure of negotiations to reach an agreed settlement over the weekend, the pilots of Spirit Airplanes went on strike Saturday, and show no signs of returning any time soon.

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Classic Aero-TV: Migration 2009 -- Cirrus Pilots Persevere

A Review Of The 2009 COPA Migration

The ANN and Aero-TV crews are packing up (literally as you read this) to head North for the First Annual Cirrus owner's and Pilot's Association 'Migration' that will not be held in Cirrus' home town of Duluth, MN. This time, the event is to be held in the historic environment of Dayton, OH... with all the 'Wright' overtones adding to what appears to be a great year for the annual gathering. ANN is teaming with the COPA team to produce quite a bit of coverage of this event, and will also be hosting LIVE Aero-TV streaming Friday and Saturday of a number of the pivotal events, speeches and meetings...

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Klyde Morris (06.14.10)

Klyde Is Still Smarting Over The Demise Of Constellation

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Its A Summer Of Innovation At NASA's JPL

New Program To Engage Middle School Students In STEM Disciplines

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden kicked off the agency's new Summer of Innovation initiative Thursday at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.

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EA-3B Returning To Norfolk

Former Intelligence Collector Had Been Languishing In Rota, Spain

EA-3B Bureau Number 146457 was a Signals Intelligence collector flying for many years out of Rota, Spain with Navy Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron TWO (VQ-2.).

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UAE Certifies Gulfstream G500, G550 Bizjets

Move Reflects Growing Presence Of Gulfstream Aircraft In Middle East

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority has given Gulfstream Type Certificate Validation (TCV) for the Gulfstream G550 and G500. The approvals allow operators to register the business jets in the Emirates.

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F-35A Ground-Test Article Completes Testing (Gasp!) Five Months Early

CTOL Variant Tests Result In No Structural Failures

The F-35 Lightning II program has reportedly completed F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) full-scale static testing with zero structural failures five months ahead of schedule, and in less than half the time of legacy programs.

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Ornge Takes Delivery Of The First FIPS-Equipped AW139 EMS

Canadian Company Has Ordered Ten Of The Aircraft

Ornge of Ontario, Canada, has taken delivery of the first of ten AW139 medium twin helicopters. The helicopters are being produced at AgustaWestland's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania production facility, and the contract includes an option for two additional aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.14.10): Radio Magnetic Indicator

Radio Magnetic Indicator An aircraft navigational instrument coupled with a gyro compass or similar compass that indicates the direction of a selected NAVAID and indicates bearing with respect to the heading of the aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.14.10)

Aero-Linx: Hayabusa Re-Entry Airborne Observing Campaign This site is dedicated to the Airborne observation of the Hayabusa Sample Return Capsule re-entry over Australia, using a wide array of imaging and spectrographic cameras. The Hayabusa capsule and bus entered the Earth's atmosphere over Woomera at 11:21 pm local time (6:51 PDT) Sunday, June 13th, 2010...

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.14.10)

"It is surprising to me that ALPA would turn down this generous offer that would have paid senior captains over $200,000 per year... I am concerned that our employees are being used in a broader political game that may not be in the interest of their careers or their families. This deal should be about Spirit and Spirit only, not about the pilots whose contracts are under negotiation at other ALPA carriers, but it would appear other forces have intervened." Source: Spirit Airlines President and CEO Ben Baldanza, following the strike called against the airline by ALPA.

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