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June 26, 2009

Aero-TV Exclusive! Alan Klapmeier Putting Together Bid For Cirrus Jet Program

Separate Company Being Formed To Complete Jet Program

As part of an exclusive interview completed just a few hours ago, ANN has learned that Alan Klapmeier is ready to disclose that he is putting together a team to purchase the Cirrus Vision Jet program from Cirrus Aircraft and majority investor Arcapita.

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Aero-TV Exclusive: Alan Klapmeier Putting Together Bid For Cirrus Jet Program

Separate Company Being Formed To Complete Jet Program

As part of an exclusive interview conducted just a few hours ago, ANN has learned that Alan Klapmeier is ready to disclose that he is putting together a team to purchase the Cirrus Vision Jet program from Cirrus Aircraft and majority investor Arcapita. With the knowledge and apparent blessing of both entities, Cirrus Co-Founder Klapmeier is raising funds to complete the purchase and development of the single-engine Cirrus Vision jet.

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.26.09

The FAA is fast-tracking regional airline safety reforms.
NASA's lunar probe is being readied to give its life for research.
And Alaskan lawmakers tell DHS, "your rules won't wor

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.26.09

The FAA is fast-tracking regional airline safety reforms.
NASA's lunar probe is being readied to give its life for research.
And Alaskan lawmakers tell DHS, "your rules won't wor

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ANN Special Feature: Robert Poole - Clear Program's Demise - 06.26.09

Bob Poole of The Reason Foundation was a member of the Clear program, designed to expedite passage of pre-screened frequent-fliers through airport security. Like many customers, he had his credit c

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DAV Charitable Service Trust Makes Contribution To Veterans Airlift Command

“The Charitable Service Trust recognizes the vital services provided by the Veterans Airlift Command,” said Chairman Richard E. Marbes. “Each year, the Trust awards grants to programs that provide direct services and care to our nation’s disabled veterans.”

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Some Israeli Airliners To Get Electronic Countermeasure Technology

C-MUSIC Based On Military System

Elbit Systems Ltd. has announced that it will supply the Israeli Ministry of Transportation with the C-MUSIC system (commercial multi-spectral infrared countermeasure) under a contract in the amount of approximately $76 million.

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Evidence Of Oceans On One Of Saturn's Moons

Cassini Spacecraft Detects Sodium In The Ice In Saturn's Rings

European scientists on the joint NASA/ESA Cassini mission have detected, for the first time, sodium salts in ice grains of Saturn's E-ring, which is primarily replenished by material from the plumes of water vapour and ice grains emitted by Saturn's moon Enceladus.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report In Albany Crash

PA-28 Crashed In The Mohawk River, Killing Three

The NTSB has ruled out mechanical failure in the New York State crash of a Piper PA-28 that killed the airplane's owner, his 11-year-old son, and an instructor pilot earlier this month.

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Chinook Simulator Creator Receives Contract Modification

L-3 Link To Build Full-Motion Sim For Army Training

L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) has been awarded a $31.8 million contract modification from Computer Sciences Corporation in support of the U.S. Army's Flight School XXI program.

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NASA Selects Proposals to Enhance Science Education and Outreach

Each Proposer To Receive Nearly $1 Million Annually

NASA has selected four organizations to share approximately $18 million over five years for education and public outreach activities to help inspire the next generation of science leaders and explorers. The cooperative agreements support the astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary and Earth divisions of NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

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Pilot's Unions Call For Protections In Management Disputes

Concerns About a Lack Of Common Legal Framework for Labor Relations

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) joined the European Cockpit Association (ECA) Thursday in calling for the assurance that the next stage of United States-European Union air services agreement provides a legal framework that protects workers and gives them a way to settle disputes with management.

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A330 Arrives Down Under For Tanker Conversion

Five Refueling Aircraft Planned For RAAF

Greg Combet, Australian Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, announced Thursday that the next commercial Airbus A330-200 aircraft has arrived at Brisbane airport for its conversion into a multi role tanker transport (KC-30 Tanker) for use by the Royal Australian Air Force.

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Embry-Riddle Expands Online Aviation Catalog

Instrument And Commercial Courses To Be Offered

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Campus, through its Office of Professional Education, is now offering two new online courses that prepare students with the knowledge necessary for FAA Commercial Pilot and/or FAA Instrument Rating flight training and written tests

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Aero-TV: Virgin Galactic -- Leading The Way in Space Tourism, Part 2

Are YOU Ready To Go To Space????

One of the more stirring presentations at the International Space Development Conference was the updated briefing on the Virgin Galactic commercial space program. Virgin Galactic is a company owned and established by Richard Branson's Virgin Group to undertake the challenge of making private space travel available to everyone and by creating the world's first commercial spaceline.

Aero-TV: Virgin Galactic -- Leading The Way in Space Tourism, Part 2

Are YOU Ready To Go To Space????

One of the more stirring presentations at the International Space Development Conference was the updated briefing on the Virgin Galactic commercial space program. Virgin Galactic is a company owned and established by Richard Branson's Virgin Group to undertake the challenge of making private space travel available to everyone and by creating the world's first commercial spaceline.

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F-16 Pilot Confirmed Killed In Training Crash

Air Wing Has Resumed Flight Operations

Hill Air Force Base officials confirmed an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot was killed at about 2225 June 22 after the aircraft crashed on the Utah Test and Training Range about 35 miles south of Wendover, Utah.

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NTSB Is Examining A330 Airspeed Discrepancies

Two Flights Reported Difficulty With Speed And Altitude Information

 The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating two recent incidents in which airspeed and altitude indications in the cockpits of Airbus A-330 aircraft may have malfunctioned.

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Job Cuts Announced At Pratt & Whitney

200 Salaried Jobs Lost

Engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney announced Wednesday that it was immediately laying off 200 salaried workers due to the faltering aviation manufacturing market. The restructuring was announced back in March.

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President Obama Threatens Veto Over F-22 Spending

Entire Defense Authorization Bill In Jeopardy, White House Says

President Obama may be facing his first showdown with a Democratically controlled Congress over money for the F-22 Raptor in the defense authorization bill.

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Klyde Morris (06.26.09)

Klyde... The Blogger???

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Randy Lervold Named General Manager At CubCrafters

Company Offers An Updated Classic

With new orders increasing and the product line continuing to grow and evolve, CubCrafters has named Randy Lervold as its’ new General Manager. As General Manager, Randy will lead daily operations and drive long term planning for the company.

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Alcohol Involved In Brainerd Ultralight Crash

Pilot's Blood Alcohol Level Was Nearly Three Times The Legal Limit

It's just as basic as this, folks. It doesn't matter what you fly, booze and aircraft are a potentially deadly combination. That very fundamental rule was made painfully obvious when Jonathan Kurilla crashed his ultralight aircraft into Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.26.09)

'We can now confirm that we have lost a fellow pilot,  After several hours of search and rescue efforts, we have identified the pilot at the crash site."  Source:  Col. Scott Dennis, the 388th Fighter Wing commander.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.26.09): Density Altitude

DENSITY ALTITUDE

Summer is on us, and that means we have to start paying a lot more attention to this one. It's the altitude at which a given density is found in the standard atmosphere. Used in aviation, it is computed from the station pressure at takeoff and the virtual temperature at the particular altitude under consideration.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.26.09)

Aero-Linx: World War I Aviation

Grab your leather helmet, silk scarf and goggles. This site has a ton of great information about the flying machines from the early days of military aviation, as well as the people who designed and flew them, The fight for control of the air in WWI was where the cunning, and bravery of the individual could make all the difference.

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