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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

CRS Jet Spares Appoints Nelson Leal As Director Of Sales & Operations

Announces Cruise Giveaway For NBAA-BACE

CRS Jet Spares, a leading business aviation aftermarket parts supplier, has promoted Nelson Leal to Director of Sales & Operations. His previous role with CRS was dedicated as Sales Manager. “It is always a positive when you can promote someone from within the ranks to a role of greater responsibility,” stated Diane Leighton, President of CRS Jet Spares.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Flying Colours Delivers 100th Bombardier Challenger Retrofit

Airplane Underwent A Major Cockpit And Cabin Overhaul, Has New Livery

Ahead of this year’s NBAA-BACE Flying Colours Corp. has reached a significant milestone as its Peterborough facility re-delivered its one hundredth major retrofit of a Bombardier Challenger model. The Bombardier Challenger 604, delivered in the first week of October, underwent a major overhaul of the cabin, avionics, connectivity and fuselage. Minor maintenance was conducted as the same aircraft had undergone a 96 month check at the Flying Colours Canadian headquarters just over a year ago for its previous owner.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

WestJet Unveils Global Future, New Brand Image

Adds New Rewards Tier For Frequent Customers

WestJet has unveiled its refreshed brand including a national advertising campaign, its first three international Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner routes and a new Platinum WestJet Rewards tier at an event in downtown Calgary. Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO, was joined for the announcement by Canadian community and business leaders.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.15.18): Severe Weather Avoidance Plan

Severe Weather Avoidance Plan An approved plan to minimize the affect of severe weather on traffic flows in impacted terminal and/or ARTCC areas. SWAP is normally implemented to provide the least disruption to the ATC system when flight through portions of airspace is difficult or impossible due to severe weather.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.15.18)

Aero Linx: WASP on the WEB During World War II, a select group  of young women pilots became pioneers, heroes, and role models...They were the Women Airforce Service Pilots, WASP, the first women in history trained to fly  American military aircraft. In memory of those we have lost and in honor of those we still cherish... WELCOME. Our missionis to let the voices and the stories of the WASP inspire and encourage our visitors to fly higher than they've ever flown. And one thing you should know right up front, WASP ALWAYS TELL THE TRUTH. They don't need to make anything up! WASP LIVED their history, one checkride, one heartbreak and one triumph at a time. On this site you will find videos, photos, games, WASP graphics and great digital primary resource information on the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.15.18)

"The ADS-B mandate is not going away. We are about 15 months from the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline and now is the time for aircraft owners to equip." Source: FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell, providing commentary for the surprise announcement last week that the FAA is relaunching its $500 ADS-B rebate program effective immediately and through Oct. 11, 2019. The agency is making $4,900,000 available under the rebate program, which will fund 9,792 ADS-B Out installations. As of Jan. 1, 2020, aircraft flying in airspace where a transponder is necessary today will be required to be equipped with compliant ADS-B Out technology. The previous rebate program, which ran from Sept. 19, 2016, to Sept. 18, 2017, issued more than 10,000 rebate payments.

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Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Airborne 10.12.18: Soyuz Close Call, ONE Aviation BK, Balloon Fiesta v UAVs

Also: Pentagon Grounds F-35s, Pilot Fired, FedEx Offers Bonuses, United Airlines

A Russian launch to the ISS, carrying a Russian and American astronaut, was aborted early in the launch phase, but has resulted in the safe landing and recovery of both crewmen. Few astronauts will argue that a failure early in the launch phase is one of their worst nightmares, and for first time NASA Astronaut Nick Hague, this very short first rocket excursion had to be a stunning disappointment. NASA’s initial statement says, "The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 11 carrying American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an anomaly with the booster and the launch ascent was aborted, resulting in a ballistic landing of the spacecraft.” It’

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Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Governments Of Canada And Manitoba Strengthen The Aerospace Industry

Sector Supports More Than 4,600 Well-Paying Jobs In The Region

Manitoba has the third largest aerospace cluster in Canada with more than 50 aerospace firms either headquartered or have major centers of operation  and where they provide over 4,600 well–paying middle class jobs.

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Sun, Oct 14, 2018

Former Astronaut Teaches The Importance Of Working Hard, Diversity Of Thought

John 'Danny' Olivas Addresses Students In NAVAIR Program

From the roof of his childhood home in El Paso, Texas, gazing up at a blanket of stars from a telescope, John “Danny” Olivas could see what felt like forever. Years later, when he became a NASA astronaut, Olivas would look out at the same stars from the flight deck of the International Space Station.

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