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Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Airborne 10.31.14: SpaceShipTwo Lost, GAMA's 3Q/14 Report, AEA Counters FAA

Also: More TFRs, Pelton on Aviation Outreach, Type Clubs Speak Out, NGPA Leader Lost, KICT King Air Accident

In a statement posted on the Virgin Galactic website, the company said: "Virgin Galactic’s partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of SpaceShipTwo earlier today. During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of the vehicle. Our first concern is the status of the pilots, which is unknown at this time. We will work closely with the relevant authorities to determine the cause of the accident and provide updates as soon as we are able to do so." The General Aviation Manufacturers Association released the 2014 third quarter general aviation aircraft shipment report yesterday and it confirms business is improving. Total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments increased 5.7 percent to 1,678, and billings rose to $16.0 billion, up 4.0 percent. T

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Sat, Nov 01, 2014

ANN FAQ: Share Aero-News With Your Friends

Send Them A Story -- We Don't Mind!

Do you need another set of eyes to see that story you can't believe Jim just wrote? Want to spread Hognose's unique wisdom and perspective to the masses, or share the latest Klyde Morris with another member of the flying community? (Or perhaps to someone who just really, really likes ants?)

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Sat, Nov 01, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.01.14)

“Unfortunately, not every sector, as evidenced by turboprops, is showing sustained growth, and this is indicative of the industry challenges we still face.” Source: GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce.

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Sat, Nov 01, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.01.14): Moving Map

A graphical depiction of aircraft position, route programmed into the FMS/RNAV, surrounding geographical features, and any other information about the immediate flight environment.

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Sat, Nov 01, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.01.14)

Craig Baker's F-105 Site

A well done site featuring all things Thunderchief. Great combat stories, photos, audio and video clips.

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Airborne 10.31.14: SpaceShipTwo Lost, GAMA's 3Q/14 Report, AEA Counters FAA

Also: More TFRs, Pelton on Aviation Outreach, Type Clubs Speak Out, NGPA Leader Lost, KICT King Air Accident

In a statement posted on the Virgin Galactic website, the company said: "Virgin Galactic’s partner Scaled Composites conducted a powered test flight of SpaceShipTwo earlier today. During the test, the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of the vehicle. Our first concern is the status of the pilots, which is unknown at this time. We will work closely with the relevant authorities to determine the cause of the accident and provide updates as soon as we are able to do so." The General Aviation Manufacturers Association released the 2014 third quarter general aviation aircraft shipment report yesterday and it confirms business is improving. Total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments increased 5.7 percent to 1,678, and billings rose to $16.0 billion, up 4.0 percent. T

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Klyde Morris 10.31.14

Klyde Reveals What Is Truly An Emergency At CNN

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Airborne 10.29.14: Antares Launch Failure, GAMA Responds, Another 'Roadable'???

Also: Dragon Returns, Quadcopter Flown At Airliner?, Classic Aero-TV: Redhawk, Diesel Flt School Airplanes, WWII Bomber Found

The unmanned Antares rocket built by Orbital Science Corporation lifted off from the Wallops Flight Facility at 6:22 PM last night. Shortly after liftoff the rocket exploded resulting in the loss of the Cygnus cargo ship it was carrying to the International Space Station. USA Today has once again printed a story by Thomas Frank regarding the dangers of general aviation. This time he focused on post-crash fires, and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association has responded. GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce issued an 800 word statement about USA Today’s sensationalistic article. An ATR72 on approach to Southend Airport near London came within 80 feet of colliding with a UAV, according to a report from the U.K.'s Airprox Board. The Airprox Board investigates reports of potential in-flight collisions. All this... and

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.31.14)

“In the coming days and weeks ahead, we'll continue to assess the damage on the island and begin the process of moving forward to restore our space launch capabilities. There's no doubt in my mind that we will rebound stronger than ever.” Source: Bill Wrobel, Wallops director.

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