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July 16, 2010

Klyde Morris (07.16.10)

Klyde's Love Affair With The TSA Continues... NOT!

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.16.10

Striking air traffic controllers foul airline traffic in Greece.
A mediator is named in Canada's Air Transat contract impasse.
And NASA announces three new Centennial Challenges.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.16.10

Striking air traffic controllers foul airline traffic in Greece.
A mediator is named in Canada's Air Transat contract impasse.
And NASA announces three new Centennial Challenges.


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ANN Special Feature: Part III: Cirrus CEO Brent Wouters - 07.16.10

ANN's Jim Campbell gets an update on the Cirrus Vision jet program from Cirrus Aircraft President and CEO Brent Wouters.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 07.16.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.16.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.16.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part III: Cirrus CEO Brent Wouters - 07.16.10 (ANN Special Report, with Cirrus Aircraft President and CEO Brent Wouters)

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Legendary Fighter Pilot's Daughter Visits U.S. Air Force Museum In Dayton

Telling Her Father's Story Has Become Christina Olds' Top Mission

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.

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New Sam Lyons Work To Be Named At AirVenture

Contest Will Determine The Painting's Title

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.

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NASA Team Unveils Virtual Student Engineering Competition

College Students Help High Schoolers Learn Problem Solving With NASA-Inspired Situations

NASA is going virtual in its latest attempt to excite high school students about engineering and real-life design challenges which will be faced by future space explorers.

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PC-12 X 1,000 = Milestone

Pilatus Delivers The 1,000th PC-12 Aircraft

Pilatus Aircraft has completed the delivery of the 1000th PC-12 at a special ceremony Wednesday at its Pilatus Business Aircraft subsidiary in Broomfield, Colorado.

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AS350 Sim Chosen For ALEA's Advanced Tactical Flight Officer Course

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 training course.

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Tough Duty. F-22 Raptors Make Permanent Home In Hawaii

Move Establishes Partnership With Hawaii Air National Guard

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.

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Generals Pamerleau, Schlitt Appointed To CAP's Board Of Governors

Paul Graziani Named A To Second Term

The Civil Air Patrol Board of Governors welcomes two new members - retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Susan L. Pamerleau and retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Sanford "Sandy" Schlitt.

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Chavez Accuses Dutch Military Planes Of Violating Airspace

Venezuelan Leader Tells Netherlands To "Stop Provoking" His Country

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says a Dutch military airplane recently violated Venezuelan airspace on multiple occasions, and said the incursions could have diplomatic repercussions.

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NVG Options Introduced For R-44, R-66

Night Flight Concepts Targeting Law Enforcement Community With New Program

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.

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Portuguese Air Force´s AW101 Fleet Reaches 10,000 Flying Hours

Primary Missions Are SAR, Fishery Protection

The Portuguese Air Force (PoAF) has surpassed 10,000 flying hours with its fleet of AW101 medium/heavy three engine helicopters, performing search and rescue and fishery protection duties.

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AD: Thielert Aircraft Engines

AD NUMBER: 2010-14-21

MANUFACTURER: Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH Model TAE 125-01 Reciprocating Engines  

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009: Profiles in Aviation - Pitcairn PA-18 Autogiro (Part 2)

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.

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009: Flight of Inspiration - Jessica Cox Receives Her Wings

Able Flight Wing Recipient, Jessica Cox, Speaks to EAA AirVenture 2009 Attendees

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.

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House Aviation Subcommittee Looks At Airline Fees

Charges For Checked Bags, Other Services Examined

The fees airlines charge for checked baggage and other services came under the scrutiny of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday.

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Student Experiments Selected To Fly On ISS

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.

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Embry-Riddle Agreement With Dassault Falcon Aids Student Engineers

Falcon Ten Data To Be Available For Engineering Instruction

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 closer together.

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WingX Pro7 For iPad Adds Geo-Referenced Approach Charts

Software Company Founder Thinks iPad Could Become Defacto Glass Panel For LSA

Hilton Software LLC announced another milestone in what it calls the WingX iPad revolution Wednesday ... the debut of Geo-Referenced Approach Charts.

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First Mid-Life Upgrade P-3 Orion Delivered By Lockheed Martin

Modernization Program Largely Replaces The Aircraft's Wings

The first Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion with new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) enhancements was delivered to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in ceremonies at Greenville, SC, Tuesday.

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Civil Service Protest In Greece Halts Airline Flights

Shutdown Lasted Four Hours In Protest Of Government Austerity Measures

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 pension reforms.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.16.10)

"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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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.16.10): Air Traffic

Aircraft operating in the air or on an airport surface, exclusive of loading ramps and parking areas.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.16.10)

U.S. Air Force Office Of Aerospace Studies

The Air Force Office of Aerospace Studies provides technical, analytical, and costing support to the major commands and the Air Staff in planning, conducting, and reviewing AoAs and related studies supporting acquisition decisions.

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