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February 24, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.24.10

The congressional fallout from the Joe Stack case begins.
Strikes in Europe could spike load factors for US airlines.
And Boeing's first 787 has an in-flight engine failure.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.24.10

The congressional fallout from the Joe Stack case begins.
Strikes in Europe could spike load factors for US airlines.
And Boeing's first 787 has an in-flight engine failure.


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ANN Special Feature: Part II: SMS in Flight Training - 02.24.10

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Steve Lasday, chairman of the Flight Training Safety Committee of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators about the role of SMS in general aviation training.

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Cessna Completes Full Acquisition of CitationAir

Wholly Owned Subsidiary Will Maintain Separate Operations

Cessna announced Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of CitationAir, a business aviation company originally called CitationShares. The original company was started in 2000 as a joint venture between Cessna and TAG Aviation Holding SA with each holding a 50-percent share.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 02.24.10

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.24.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.24.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part II: SMS in Flight Training - 02.24.10 (ANN Special Report, with Steve Lasday, chairman of the Flight Training Safety Committee of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators)

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AgustaWestland's Orsi: 2009 Has Been A Great Year For Us

Optimistic About The Future At Heli-Exop 2010

AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppe Orsi spoke to reporters at the 2010 Heli-Expo earlier this week, offering an optimistic view of the industry, and the company's future.

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FAA Issues SAIB For Piper Landing Gear

One Airplane Damaged When Part Of The Landing Gear Came Off The Aircraft

The FAA has issues a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) for certain Piper Aircraft models and serial numbers.  The bulletin recommends the incorporation of Piper Service Bulletin (SB) 1199.

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9th Annual Oklahoma Aerospace Summit And Expo Announced

Summit To feature Executives From Lockheed Martin, Boeing, NBAA And AOPA

The Oklahoma Aerospace Alliance is deep into planning the annual Oklahoma Aerospace Summit and Expo.

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Canada’s VIH Aviation Group Orders Two Eurocopter EC225 Helicopters

Helos To Be Sent To Australia For Offshore Oil And Gas Transportation

The VIH Aviation Group of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada says it will purchase two new Eurocopter EC225 long-range heavy helicopters. The new twin-turbine helicopters will support its expansions plans in the Australian offshore oil and gas sector and be flown by HNZ Cougar Helicopters Pty. Ltd.

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Reno Fire Official Lands Safely On Interstate 80 In Nevada

Pilot, Three Passengers Uninjured In Emergency Landing

A Reno, Nevada Fire Department official was bringing three passengers back to Reno from a volunteer medical trip to Mexico when the Cessna 172 they were flying developed engine trouble. The best option open to them was Interstate 80.

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M International Authorized As Honeywell T53 Distributor

Agreement Increases Availability Of OEM-Quality Parts For T53 Engines

M International has joined Honeywell's worldwide network of authorized distributors for the T53 engine, Honeywell announced Sunday at Heli-Expo 2010.

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Kansas Announces $7.5 Million To Help Aviation Workers

Money Comes From Federal Stimulus Funds

The U.S. Department of Labor said Monday it would be granting some $7.5 million in assistance for workers laid off from the aviation and other industries in Kansas.

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Sikorsky Announces Continuing Upgrades For The S-92 Helicopter

SAR Automatic Flight Control, ADS-B Among The Improvements

Sikorsky announced a new series of upgrades for the S-92 helicopter at Heli-Expo in Houston Monday.

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Bell Helicopter Provides Support For New CAE Training Centers In Mexico, India

Will Utilize Bell 412 Level D Full-Flight Sims

CAE announced at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo conference this week that Bell Helicopter is providing aircraft systems and performance data and technical support for the Bell 412 training programs which CAE will begin offering this summer in Mexico and Bangalore, India.

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Gone West: Marguerite Lawrence

Long-Time Oshkosh Volunteer From Kansas

Up until her 90th birthday, Marguerite Lawrence visited the EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh every year, selling tickets as a volunteer by day and sleeping in a pup tent at night.

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Aero-TV: 2009 Airshow Stunner – Art Nalls’ Civilian Harrier

Nalls Summarizes the Civilian Harrier’s First Year on the Air Show Circuit
 
Art Nalls’ made history when in the 2009 air show season, he premiered the first civilian “Harrier” show on the circuit.  Aero-TV caught up with Nalls at the 2009 ICAS Convention.  In addition to successfully completing the six show benchmark, Nalls’ announced several other accomplishments; beyond completing the designated air show schedule, another pilot received qualification for the civilian Harrier.
 

Aero-TV: NexAir Unveils R9 – Jim Campbell on the Saratoga NX

ANN’s Jim Campbell Provides Review on NexAir’s New Saratoga NX

The following is a transcript of the presented video for your convenience:  "The name of the game right now is getting bang for the buck.  Let’s face it, the economy from 2009 heading into 2010 has not been a good experience for the lot of us.  For those of us with a strong need for an airplane that’s very capable, with particularly, the best of what’s available today, you can either buy new and spend a whole lot more (and it’s great if you can because, if you can, nobody can deny that’s an amazing experience), but finding a refit airplane with just everything the way you want it is a great way to save a lot of mo

Appeals Court Says Pilot's HIV Status Should Have Stayed Private

Former Flyer May Sue Government Over Health Disclosure

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Social Security Administration was wrong when it disclosed to the FAA that Stanmore Cooper was HIV positive. He may now sue the federal government for "emotional distress" and mishandling his medical records.

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Aero-TV: NexAir Unveils R9 – Jim Campbell On The Saratoga NX

ANN’s Jim Campbell Provides Review on NexAir’s New Saratoga NX

The following is a transcript of the presented video for your convenience:  "The name of the game right now is getting bang for the buck.  Let’s face it, the economy from 2009 heading into 2010 has not been a good experience for the lot of us.  For those of us with a strong need for an airplane that’s very capable, with particularly, the best of what’s available today, you can either buy new and spend a whole lot more...

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Aero-TV: 2009 Airshow Stunner – Art Nalls’ Civilian Harrier

Nalls Summarizes the Civilian Harrier’s First Year on the Air Show Circuit

Art Nalls’ made history when in the 2009 air show season, he premiered the first civilian “Harrier” show on the circuit.  Aero-TV caught up with Nalls at the 2009 ICAS Convention.  

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U.S. Air Force Tanker Rules Expected Wednesday

Sources: USAF Opposes Buying Both Aircraft

The rules for the $35 billion competition to replace the Air Force's aging fleet of KC-135 tankers are expected to be released on Wednesday. What it still not known is whither Northrop Grumman and EADS will make good on their threat to not bid on the contract.

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Sikorsky Global Helicopters Sees Strong Sales In 2010

Growing Interest In S-300 Series In Difficult Economic Times

Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., is seeing a resurgence of interest in its S-300C and S-300CBi helicopters, with sales activity for the beginning of 2010 showing a 50 percent increase over the same time period in 2009.

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AgustaWestland Unveils The 'Grand New'

EASA Certification Achieved, FAA Certification Pending

In what CEO Giuseppe Orsi said was the "only real news" at the 2010 Heli-Expo in Houston this week, AgustaWestland unveiled the Grand New, an upgraded model of the company's Grand helicopter.

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Ninety-Nines Urge Women Pilots To 'Fly A Friend'

Celebrating 100 Years Of Licensed Women Pilots

Susan Larson, President of the Ninety-Nines, has committed to flying women who have never flown before in both her Cessna 182 and Hughes 500 helicopter during the week of March 6-12, in celebration of 100 years of licensed women pilots.

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American Eurocopter Scoops Up Orders At Heli-Expo

Five Companies Order 21 Aircraft In Houston

Nearly a half-dozen companies have signed orders to buy aircraft from American Eurocopter at the 2010 Heli-Expo in Houston.

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Second Prototype Enters Sikorsky S-76D Helicopter Program

Delivery For Final Assembly Of First Aircraft Expected In April

The second prototype aircraft in the S-76D helicopter program has entered the test flight program, with a third soon to follow, as the program that is producing the next generation model of the S-76 helicopter nears completion of its first fuselage for a production aircraft.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.24.10)

"I can't imagine a more satisfying reason to go fly, not that we really need one." Source: Susan Larson, President of the Ninety-Nines.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.24.10): Blocked

Phraseology used to indicate that a radio transmission has been distorted or interrupted due to multiple simultaneous radio transmissions.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.24.10)

Senate Committe On Homeland Security

A companion to yesterday's Aero-Linx, today we turn to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs was established February 17, 2005, when it replaced the Committee on Governmental Affairs. These will be committees to watch in the aftermath of the incident in Austin, Texas.

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