ANN Daily Touch-And-Go:
07.16.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing:
07.16.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News
ANN Special Feature: Part III: Cirrus CEO Brent
Wouters - 07.16.10 (ANN Special Report,
with Cirrus Aircraft President and CEO Brent Wouters)
Telling Her Father's Story Has Become Christina Olds' Top
Christina Olds, the daughter of the late triple ace and Air
Force Cross recipient Brig. Gen. Robin Olds, recently visited the
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to see her father's F-4C
Phantom, which is on display in the museum's Modern Flight Gallery,
before attending a book signing appearance in Dayton.
Aviation artist Sam Lyons' latest work ... an acrylic canvas
featuring a classic Cub on floats in a tropical setting ... will be
on display at AirVenture in a couple of weeks. But the title of the
as-yet-unnamed work will be determined by a "Name the Painting"
contest to be held at the show.
Unique TFO Suite For Crew Resource Management Training
At the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Annual Conference in
Tucson, AZ this week, American Eurocopter and ALEA announced that
American Eurocopter's new AS350 flight and mission training
simulator will be used for ALEA's Advanced Tactical Flight Officer
Move Establishes Partnership With Hawaii Air National
Officials at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, formally dedicated two F-22
Raptors on July 9, inaugurating the base as the newest permanent
home for the aircraft, and marking the start of a partnership
between the Hawaii Air National Guard and the active-duty Air Force
in flying the F-22.
Night Flight Concepts Targeting Law Enforcement Community With
A new program to address the challenges of implementing a Night
Vision Goggle (NVG) airborne operation for law enforcement has been
unveiled by Night Flight Concepts at this year's 40th ALEA
Conference and Exhibition.
Chief Restorer, Jack Tiffany Introduces the
World’s Only Flying Pitcairn PA-18
EAA AirVenture 2009 was a momentous turnaround for Jack Tiffany,
leading restorer of the Pitcairn PA-18. Last year, the team
suffered an unfortunate setback when, with only a week left until
EAA AirVenture 2008, the aircraft suffered significant rotor blade
damage during flight testing and its maiden flight to Oshkosh had
to be canceled.
Able Flight Wing Recipient, Jessica Cox, Speaks to EAA AirVenture
On July 28th, 2009, Able Flight held a special ceremony to
recognize the tremendous achievements of three remarkable new
pilots, Mal Zakery, Jeremy Maddox, and Jessica Cox. Each surmounted
significant physical disabilities to attain their pilot’s
license in recent years. Special guest Miles O’Brien said,
“Aviation is hope. This shows that hope does indeed
triumph.” There has not been, however, an accomplishment
in aviation history quite like Jessica Cox’s triumph.
NASA Picks Nine Experiments In Program's Inaugural Year
NASA has selected nine experiments designed by students at seven
schools for astronauts to perform on the International Space
Station this summer. NASA selected the proposals from among 132
received for the new Kids in Micro-g! Program.
Falcon Ten Data To Be Available For Engineering
Dassault Falcon has agreed to make data from its Falcon 10
business jet available as an educational resource to student
engineers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in a
collaboration aimed at bringing engineering students and industry
Shutdown Lasted Four Hours In Protest Of Government Austerity
Air traffic to all Greek airports ground to a halt Thursday
morning as air traffic controllers joined other government workers
in a four-hour protest against government austerity measures and
"However, few of these fees are taxed for the Airport
and Airway Trust Fund, the primary means for funding airport
improvement and air traffic control modernization."
Source: House Transportation and
Infrastructure Committee Chair James Oberstar.
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