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April 20, 2011

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.20.11

The successful appeal of a lawsuit vindicates Cirrus Design.
Airbus is backing a promising electric aircraft.
And NASA awards four new private spaceflight development contracts.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.20.11

The successful appeal of a lawsuit vindicates Cirrus Design.
Airbus is backing a promising electric aircraft.
And NASA awards four new private spaceflight development contracts.


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ANN Special Feature: Part II: Iridium's Brian Pemberton - 04.20.11

ANN's Jim Campbell talks with Brian Pemberton, Director of Product Management, Aeronautical and Marine Products for Iridium Communications, about how the system is used in a typical business aircra

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 04.20.11

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.20.11 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.20.11 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Part II: Iridium's Brian Pemberton - 04.20.11 (ANN Special Report, with Brian Pemberton, Director of Product Management, Aeronautical and Marine Products)

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Cayman Islands CAA Teams Up With CHC Helicopters

CHC Will Be Issued An Air Operator Certificate From The Island Government

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) has entered into a joint partnership with CHC Helicopter, which provides the company with the opportunity to obtain and maintain a Cayman Islands Air Operator Certificate.

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EADS-NA Demonstrates 72X Technical Demonstration Aircraft

Armed Aerial Scout Flight Demonstrations Taking Place In Nashville, TN

EADS North America is conducting flight demonstrations of its company-funded Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) helicopter at the Nashville International Airport this week to coincide with a nearby military aviation exposition.

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IWASM Accepting Summer Camp Applications

Museum Focuses Education Efforts On High School Females

The International Women's Air & Space Museum (IWASM) is currently accepting applications from female high school students in grades 9-11 for two summer camps on college campuses in Ohio sponsored by the museum.

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Japan's Coast Guard Completes Q300 Modification Program

Field Aviation Upgrades Eight Bombardier Dash 8 Q300s

Modifications on the final Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Patrol/Search and Rescue aircraft for the Japan Coast Guard have been completed by Field Aviation.

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Air Lease Corporation Goes Public

Prices Announced For IPO Of Class A Common Stock

Air Lease Corporation announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 30,283,020 shares of its Class A Common Stock at a public offering price of $26.50 per share.

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JetFlite International Adds Challenger 601 Aircraft To Charter Fleet

New Aircraft Based In Farmingdale, NY

JetFlite International (JFI) has added a Challenger 601 aircraft to its charter fleet. The Challenger 601 is based in New York at the JetFlite International Center in Farmingdale and is available for charter operations.

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New Insurance Company Gains 50th Member In Less Than Nine Months

Aviation Alliance Insurance Risk Retention Group Fights Market Conditions To Grow

At the 2011 Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) Symposium, Bill Perdue, president of the Aviation Alliance Insurance Risk Retention Group, Inc. (AAIRRG), announced that "we have just enrolled our 50th member, which is a significant milestone in our progress as a new insurance company".

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Army Aviation Scholarship Receives Multiple Donations

Donaldson Foundation, EADS-NA Make Gifts To Assist Education

The Donaldson Foundation, on behalf of Donaldson Company, Inc., has donated $15,000 to the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Scholarship Foundation. The funds will be used to establish an endowed scholarship at AAAA’s Lindbergh chapter in St. Louis.

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IMC Club Releases Android Application For CFIs

iPhone App Coming Soon

Smartphones may have gotten just a little bit more useful to instructors and pilots, as if they weren't pretty much indespensible already, with the release of IMC Club International's new Android application exclusively designed for Flight Instructors and CFI Students.

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Boeing Celebrates Opening Of New Factory In China

Boeing Tianjin Composites, A Joint Venture With AVIC, Unveils Energy-Efficient Facility

Boeing and Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) celebrated the opening of a new factory on Monday that doubles the footprint of their joint venture, Boeing Tianjin Composites Co., Ltd.

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Wendel Lambert Joins Dallas Airmotive

Assumes Role Of Regional Service Representative For AgRight Program

Wendel Lambert has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul Group (ERO) company, as Regional Service Representative for the company's AgRight agricultural aviation services program.

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Aero-TV: Aircell At AEA -- Bringing Smart Phones to the Sky

Communication Remains The Key To How Aviation (And The Rest Of The World) Works

As we understand it, Aircell is currently the world’s leading provider of inflight connectivity. No small boast, that. As the winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built an extensive mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation.

Aero-TV: Aircell At AEA -- Bringing Smart Phones to the Sky

Communication Remains The Key To How Aviation (And The Rest Of The World) Works

As we understand it, Aircell is currently the world’s leading provider of inflight connectivity. No small boast, that. As the winner of an exclusive FCC frequency license in 2006, Aircell has built an extensive mobile broadband network for commercial and business aviation. Operating over an exclusive, proprietary air-to-ground spectrum, this technology utilizes a network of towers in the U.S. It uses a modified version of the same technology employed by Sprint, Verizon and others to provide nationwide mobile coverage.

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Plane Carrying Michelle Obama Forced To Miss Approach

Controllers Routed EXEC1F Too Close To A C-17 At Andrews

First Lady Michelle Obama was returning from a series of appearances in New York on Monday when the Boeing C-40C on which she was a passenger was allowed to get too close to a C-17 while on final approach to Joint Base Andrews just outside Washington, D.C.

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NASA Sets Launch Date For Space Shuttle Endeavour Mission

Launch Officially Set For April 29

Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 1547 EDT on Friday, April 29, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-134 mission is shuttle Endeavour's final scheduled flight.

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New Flight Simulator Hardware Coming From Boeing

Simulated Electronic Flight Bag Designed To Improve Quality And Reliability Of Flight Training

Simulated Electronic Flight Bag (simEFB) hardware for flight simulator training devices is being introduced by Boeing at the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS) this week in Orlando, FL.

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European Carriers Facing Long-Haul Challenges

Frost & Sullivan: Fuel, Emissions Regulations, Economy All Significant Factors

Three of Europe's major airline groups, Lufthansa, AF-KLM, and BA-Iberia, are facing similar challenges in the European and global aviation market, according to new analysis by Frost & Sullivan.

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Embraer Delivers 20 Commercial And 8 Executive Jets In First Quarter 2011

Firm Order Backlog Rises To $16 Billion

Embraer showed some fairly strong results for the first quarter of 2011 (1Q11), delivering 20 jets to the commercial aviation market and eight to executive aviation. On March 31, 2011, the firm order backlog totaled $16 billion, an increase of $400 million over December 31, 2010.

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North Carolina Flight School Approved For GI Bill Education Funding

US Department Of Veterans Affairs Approves FlyRight Training For GI Bill Education Benefits

Effective January 1, 2011, the US Department of Veterans Affairs has approved FlyRight pilot training for GI Bill Education Benefits.

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UAV Airship Completes Initial Flight Tests

Developer Changes Its Name To Better Reflect Its Business Focus

The Argus One lighter-than-air UAV has successfully completed its initial series of flight tests to an altitude of 500 feet, according to a news release Tuesday from Sanswire Corp., which developed the UAV and its related technologies.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (04.20.11)

"(W)e find no support in the law for (the) proposition that Cirrus's duty to warn included an obligation to train Prokop to proficiently pilot the SR22." Source: Excerpt from a decision of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.20.11): Ground Speed

The speed of an aircraft relative to the earth's surface.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.20.11)

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