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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Remains Of Pilot Recovered From Pond In Maine

Plane Apparently Impacted Trees And Flipped Over Into The Pond On Approach

The body of a pilot of a twin-engine airplane has been recovered from wreckage discovered at the bottom of a man-made pond in Houlton, ME.

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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Jacksonville, FL Herlong Recreational Airport Rebrands FBO

Herlong Aviation Becomes First Coast Flight Center

Unlike at its other three airports, Jacksonville International, Cecil and JAXEX, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) is the FBO at Herlong Recreational Airport located in the western portion of Duval County, FL.

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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.31.15)

Aero Linx: The Ninety-Nines The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight. Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly "for the fun of it!"

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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

ANN FAQ: Contributing To Aero-TV

How To Get A Story On Aero-TV News/Feature Programming

How do I submit a story idea or lead to Aero-TV? If you would like to submit a story idea or lead, please contact Jim Campbell via the link below. Please include the following information when submitting a story idea or lead: who the intended subject is, a general story outline of said subject, important dates or deadlines for the story lead, and any appropriate contact information for both yourself and related subjects.

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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.31.15): Precision Approach Radar

Precision Approach Radar Radar equipment in some ATC facilities operated by the FAA and/or the military services at joint-use civil/military locations and separate military installations to detect and display azimuth, elevation, and  range of aircraft on the final approach course to a runway. This equipment may be used to monitor certain nonradar approaches, but is primarily used to conduct a precision instrument approach (PAR) wherein the controller issues guidance instructions to the pilot based on the aircraft’s position in relation to the final approach course (azimuth), the glidepath (elevation), and the distance (range) from the touchdown point on the runway as displayed on the radar scope.

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Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (08.31.15)

"Would we be willing to fly them in our plane to Paris? ... Yeah, we'd be happy to do that." Source: Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle's reply to his company pilot, Doug Perrill, when he was asked if he might loan the corporate jet out so that the mothers of the three American citizens (along with a British citizen) thwarted a terrorist attack on a train from Brussels to Paris last week -- and had been invited to attend a ceremony honoring their sons in Paris ... but had no way to get there. Perrill contacted Boyle at 9 o'clock Saturday night to ask if he could fly the trio in the company's Dassault Falcon 2000 to Paris. They were on their way in some 12 hours...

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Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Airborne 08.28.15: 'Big' Bezos Announcement?, MA Aero-Taxes, Harrison Ford

Also: Barnstorming: The FAA v Hoover Fight Ain’t Over, Hail-Damaged Dreamliner, UAV Shooter Charged, NASA Global Hawk, MiG-21 Lancers, ICAO Manual

Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plans a trip to Cape Canaveral in Florida on September 15 for what is being called a "significant announcement regarding the commercial launch industry." Bezos has reportedly been in negotiations with Space Florida that could lead to the establishment of a manufacturing facility for Blue Origin at Exploration Park south of the Kennedy Space Center's secure area on the Florida coast. The Massachusetts legislature is considering reinstating a 6.25 percent sales tax on airplane sales, parts, and maintenance that was abolished in 2002. Some in the current legislature are calling the tax break a "giveaway for wealthy executives with corporate jets." But the aviation industry counters that bringing back the t

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Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Airshow Pilot Lost In In-Flight Breakup

Andrew Wright Lost As Giles G-202 Suffers Fuselage Seperation/Failure

It's been a tough few weeks for the airshow industry... and now this -- a practice flight, Friday, August 28th was the scene of a tragedy as Andrew Wright's Giles G-202 suffered what appeared to be a complete structural failure of the rear fuselage just forward of the junction of the horizontal and vertical tailfeathers. The accident occurred at approximately 1400 local time, near Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York. Wright apparently did not get the chance to bail out of the aircraft and was believed to have perished on impact.

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Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Trans States Pilots Reach Tentative Contract Extension Agreement With Management

Includes Pay Adjustments, Work Rule Modifications

The pilots of Trans States Airlines (TSA), represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), have reached a tentative agreement on a contract extension with TSA management that includes gains in economics and work rules.

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Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Design Competition Shows Promising Future For '3D Printing' In Satellite Design

Engineers From Around The World Leave Jury Of Aerospace Experts Impressed With Submissions

Following a month-long, highly competitive engineering competition, the winners of the Stratasys CubeSat Challenge have been announced.

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