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February 12, 2006

Glasair Impacts House In Northern CA, Pilot Killed

Other Injuries Unconfirmed

At least one person onboard an experimental aircraft was killed Sunday morning when the airplane plummeted into a Roseville, CA home. There are conflicting reports of further injuries, and possibly deaths, as well.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.13.06

Steve Fossett breaks the record... but didn't go as far as planned...

20 people are lost in the crash of a Sudanese military transport...

and the families of those aboard a Casa 212

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.13.06

Steve Fossett breaks the record... but didn't go as far as planned...

20 people are lost in the crash of a Sudanese military transport...

and the families of those aboard a Casa 212

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The Ultimate Flight, By The Numbers

Here is the breakdown on Steve Fossett's record-setting Ultimate Flight, which came to a stressful-yet-successful end Saturday when the Virgin Atlantic Globalflyer landed in Bournemouth, England.

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Wasn't SpaceX Supposed To Launch Friday?

Launch Scrubbed Over Unidentified Problem

Once again, the scheduled launch of the SpaceX Falcon 1 vehicle was scrubbed Friday, after an as-yet unidentified problem cropped up during a pre-launch countdown test on Kwajalein Atoll that included a brief firing of the rocket's engine.

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EAA Reacts To FAA Budget Proposal

EAA maintains Aviation Trust Fund income healthy and the balance is growing; inappropriate distribution is the problem

The nation's general aviation airports are left out in the cold in the new FAA budget proposal forwarded by the Bush Administration this week, as funding for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) has been chopped by more than 20 percent.

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AA Pilot Detained In Britain On Suspicion Of Being Drunk

Flight Departs Late, Makes Stop In NYC On Way To ORD

An American Airlines pilot was arrested and held briefly Saturday morning, when police at Manchester Airport detained him on suspicion of being drunk just before passengers began boarding the transatlantic flight to Chicago.

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NASA Preparing Oxygen Generation System For Space Station

NASA is preparing to launch an oxygen generation system to the International Space Station. The system uses water to generate breathable oxygen for crew members. Life support systems like this are necessary to support future long-duration missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.

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Pilots Reflect On Being Tuskegee Legacy Heirs

Something special began July 19, 1941. For the first time in the history of military aviation, blacks were given an opportunity to prove themselves in the sky. The first black aviators began their flight training at Tuskegee Army Air Field, Ala., and went to the famed 99th Fighter Squadron. Today, the heirs of their legacy take to the skies above Langley.

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PHI Exceeds 1,000 Flight Hours With a Second S-92 Helicopter

Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI) achieved another industry milestone this month by surpassing 1,000 flight hours with its second S-92 helicopter. This achievement comes just one month after PHI reached 1,000 flight hours on its first S-92. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (02.12.06): Standard Rate Turns

Aero-Tips!

Most Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) procedures are built around what’s called a "Standard Rate Turn."

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.12.06)

Aero-Linx!

When you get tired of the Mouse House and Universal Studios, fly or drive on over to Chalet Suzanne.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.12.06): ASOS

ASOS Automated Surface Observation System provide continuous ceiling, visibility, temperature, dew point, wind speed and direction, and precipitation measurements.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (02.12.06)

“They were just like me and just like you. These guys were warfighters for our nation. They did their job, not with the intent to make a name for black aviators, but to be fighters for their country."

Source: USAF Captain Glenn Gonzales, speaking of the legacy left by the Tuskegee Airmen.

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