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February 17, 2010

Cessna 310 Down In California, Three Killed

Aircraft Wing Impacted A Home Day Care Center, All On The Ground Are Fine

A Cessna 310 departing from Palo Alto Airport (KPAO) in the San Francisco Bay Area struck a high-tension transmission pole shortly after takeoff Wednesday morning, crashing into a residential neighborhood. No one on the ground was injured, but all three people on board the plane were killed.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.17.10

NTSB investigates a Skymaster crash in New Jersey.
World War II WASPs finally get their due.
And two prominent Republicans support Obama's plans for NASA.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.17.10

NTSB investigates a Skymaster crash in New Jersey.
World War II WASPs finally get their due.
And two prominent Republicans support Obama's plans for NASA.


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ANN Special Feature: Before Aspen Hit It Big - 02.17.10

ANN's Paul Plack opens a time capsule from late 2007, when Aspen Avionics President and CEO John Uczekaj was still looking ahead to certification of the EFD1000, and was already looking ahead to a

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 02.17.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.17.10  (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.17.10  (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Before Aspen Hit It Big - 02.17.10 (ANN Special Report, with Aspen's John Uczekaj)

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Equality And Human Rights Commission Issues Counter-Terrorism Warning

Letter To British Government Says Full-Body Scanners May Counter European Law

The U.K's Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned the British Government that it needs to take immediate action to bring its policy for body scanning passengers at UK airports within the law.

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AgustaWestland, Tata Sons Establish A Joint Venture Company

New Enterprise Will Complete Final Assembly Of AW119 In India

AgustaWestland and Tata Sons have signed a Shareholders' Agreement for the formation of an Indian joint venture company which will establish in India a final assembly line for the AW119 helicopter for the worldwide market.

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Analyst Forecasts Modest Growth For Bizjets And Fuel

But Nearly Half Of New Airplanes Will Go To Non-North American Markets

A new 10-year forecast from aviation market consultant Brian Foley predicts a modest rise in both business-jet deliveries and fuel consumption.  

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Boeing-Led Team Submits Proposal For C-17 Training

Would Continue A Training Program In Effect For 18 Years

A team led by Boeing has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Air Force to provide aircrew and maintenance training support for the service's C-17 Globemaster III fleet under the new C-17 Training System contract.

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John Elliot Named Senior Manager, Mooney Factory Service Center

Brings Broad Experience With Military, Business Aircraft

Mooney Airplane Company has named John Elliott Senior Manager, Factory Service Center. Mr. Elliott now leads the maintenance, retrofit and repair work of the service center based at the factory.

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BA Plane Turns Back To Britain Over The Atlantic

Questions Arose About A U.S. Passenger

A British Airways flight from London to Mexico turned back over the Atlantic Ocean Friday when a questions came up about one of the passengers on board.

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BTS Releases November 2009 Airline Traffic Data

System Traffic Up 1.6 Percent from November 2008

The number of scheduled domestic and international passengers on U.S. airlines in November 2009 increased by 1.6 percent from November 2008, increasing by 0.8 million to 54.9 million, the Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported Tuesday. 

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Becker Avionics Plans Big Presence At HeliExpo 2010

Largest Trade Show Dedicated To The Helo Community

Becker Avionics says they are bringing the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications to HeliExpo 2010 in Houston, TX, from February 21 to 23, 2010.

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Eurocopter’s Super Puma/Cougar/EC225 Family Marks 4 Million Flight Hours

470 In Service Around The World

Eurocopter’s heavy-duty family of helicopters, the AS332 Super Puma/AS532 Cougar and their latest-generation derivatives, the EC225/EC725, have accumulated a total of four million flight hours in service, the company announced Tuesday.

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British Police Force Forced To Ground UAS

Seems The Authorities Were Operating Without The Authority

A UAS owned by the Merseyside Police has been grounded until its operators can be properly licensed, thanks to a law that went into effect January 1st.

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Aero-TV: Tornado Alley Turbo – Turbonormalizing Systems for GA Airframes

President Tim Roehl Describes Tornado Alley Turbo’s Revolutionary Technology
 
Tornado Alley Turbo has been at the forefront of state-of-the-art turbonormalizing systems for such aircraft as the TCM I0-520 or I0-550 powered Cessna 185s and Bonanzas.  Each system converts normally aspirated engines into turbocharged engines, providing the same 29” or 30” manifold pressure available at sea level up to 20,000 feet.  Designed with maximum fuel efficiency in mind, Tornado Alley Turbo systems incorporate GAMIjectors, providing significant speed increase while maintaining cool cylinder head temperatures.

Aero-TV: Avionics Tip of the Week – Utilizing an Avionics System Annual

Bill Thompson Explains the Avionics Information Owners Need to Know
 
For owners, the aircraft’s annual maintenance check is a time of year that most dread; yet, it is as fundamental to aviation safety as the procedures that every pilot goes through before each flight.  Required by the FAA to meet basic airworthiness standards, an aircraft’s registered owner or operator must complete a specific number of inspections and maintenance procedures to be safe (and legal) to fly each year.  

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GAMA Calls For Pro-Growth, Pro Manufacturing Policies In 2010

Bunce Specifically Calls For Bonus Depreciation And Improved Credit

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) called attention to policies that will be instrumental in ensuring a robust recovery of the general aviation manufacturing industry during its Annual Industry Review and Market Outlook Briefing today.  

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Aero-TV: Avionics Tip of the Week - Utilizing An Avionics System Annual

Bill Thompson Explains the Avionics Information Owners Need to Know

For owners, the aircraft's annual maintenance check is a time of year that most dread; yet, it is as fundamental to aviation safety as the procedures that every pilot goes through before each flight. Required by the FAA to meet basic airworthiness standards, an aircraft’s registered owner or operator must complete a specific number of inspections and maintenance procedures to be safe (and legal) to fly each year.

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Aero-TV: Tornado Alley Turbo - Turbonormalizing Systems for GA Airframes

President Tim Roehl Describes Tornado Alley Turbo’s Revolutionary Technology

Tornado Alley Turbo has been at the forefront of state-of-the-art turbonormalizing systems for such aircraft as the TCM I0-520 or I0-550 powered Cessna 185s and Bonanzas. Each system converts normally aspirated engines into turbocharged engines, providing the same 29" or 30" manifold pressure available at sea level up to 20,000 feet.

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Tulsa Air and Space Museum Announces First QuikTrip Air & Rocket Racing Show

Partners With Rocket Racing League For A "Glimpse Of The Future"

Jim Bridenstine, the Executive Director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium (TASM), announced the first-ever QuikTrip Air and Rocket Racing Show, and a new partnership with the Rocket Racing League in a news conference Tuesday.

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GA Shipments, Billings Down Worldwide In 2009

GAMA Chairman Rob Wilson Released The Numbers At Industry Review Briefing Tuesday

Not that it comes as any huge surprise, but GAMA made it official Tuesday. They announced that 2009 worldwide shipments and billings of general aviation airplanes were down in all categories.

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Commercial Flights To Haiti Resume Friday

American Airlines Will Be The First To Fly Into Port-au-Prince

American Airlines says it will resume regular scheduled service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Friday, the first carrier to do so. Commercial airliners stopped flying into the airport when a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit the island nation January 12th.

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Piaggio Aero Names John M. Bingham Piaggio America President And CEO

Also Tapped For The Board Of Directors

Piaggio Aero Industries today named John M. Bingham as President & CEO of Piaggio America Inc. the US subsidiary of the Italian aircraft manufacturer, which is responsible for the distribution of the company’s successful Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti II aircraft in the Americas.

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Southwest Airlines Responds To Director Kevin Smith

Defends Policy That Cost Him A Standby Seat

Southwest Airlines has responded to Hollywood director Kevin Smith, who was removed from a flight from Oakland to Burbank, CA, after he had boarded and been seated. The airline told Smith he was too large for the single middle seat on the airplane.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.17.10)

"As we work our way out of this severe recession, pro-growth, pro-manufacturing measures and policies, such as bonus depreciation and improving credit availability, will be crucial to allow our industry to bring back lost jobs." Source: GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.17.10): Sidestep Maneuver

A visual maneuver accomplished by a pilot at the completion of an instrument approach to permit a straight-in landing on a parallel runway not more than 1,200 feet to either side of the runway.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.17.10)

Aviation Question Of The Day

Some inventive folks have put together a website to test your FAA knowledge, as well as aviation current events and trivia questions.  The system is free, allows subscribers to create their own question decks, and is supported by ads that are targeted and of interest to aviators.

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