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January 03, 2014

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.03.14

And now – It's Airbus Group!

A Chinese Balloonist Is Rescued at Sea…

Florida Still Wants a UAS Test Site…

 

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Airborne 01.03.14: Lear85 Late, FAA's UAS Test Sites, FREE SportPlane Mini-Guide!

Also: Model Aviation Expo, Cherry Point Revives Airshow, Benoist Not Quite Ready, NTSB's 5 GA Recommendations, Airborne Upgrading!

Bombardier had hoped to fly the new Learjet 85 before 2013 ended, but on December 31, it announced that there would be another delay in getting the airplane flying. The FAA has announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems, (referred to as UAS) research and test sites around the country. These test sites will conduct critical research into the certification and operational requirements necessary to safely integrate UAS into the national airspace system over the next several years. While our crews are working diligently on both the upcoming 3rd Edition of the SportPlane Resource Guide and the all-new Ae

Airborne 01.03.14: Lear 85 Late, FAA UAS Test Sites, FREE SportPlane Mini-Guide

Also: Model Aviation Expo, Cherry Point Revives Airshow, Benoist Not Quite Ready, NTSB's 5 GA Recommendations, Airborne Upgrading!

Bombardier had hoped to fly the new Learjet 85 before 2013 ended, but on December 31, it announced that there would be another delay in getting the airplane flying. The FAA has announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems, (referred to as UAS) research and test sites around the country. These test sites will conduct critical research into the certification and operational requirements necessary to safely integrate UAS into the national airspace system over the next several y

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Airbus Group Takes Off Into 2014 With Joint Brand

Divisions Named Airbus, Airbus Defense And Space, And Airbus Helicopters

Taking off into the New Year, the EADS group has been rebranded as “Airbus Group”. Uniting all its activities under a single and strong brand, Airbus Group also renamed two of its three Divisions.

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Aero-News 2013 Year In Review: Aerospace

Commercial Spaceflight Companies Move Closer To Manned Missions, Space Tourism

Much of the Aerospace news this year focused on commercial companies that are moving ever-closer to being able to carry astronauts to the International Space Station and tourists into space. Two commercial entities made re-supply flights to ISS this year, and one of those hopes to be carrying crewmenbers in the not-too-distant future. NASA, meanwhile, continued with planning for an asteroid mission that has been roundly criticized by some on Capitol Hill and former astronauts, but the agency's Curiosity rover on Mars was something of a darling of the agency. Here are some of the out-of-this-world stories from the past year as seen on Aero-News.

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Aero-News Year In Review 2013: Military Aviation

Sequestration Forces Cancellation Of Military Demonstration Team Performances, Navy Flies UAV From A Carrier

It wasn't a year for major announcements for new military aircraft, although the first flight of Textron's Air/Land Scorpion and the introduction of Bells Valor Next-Generation Tiltrotor were notable exceptions. There were, however, some significant developments in the arena. One of the biggest was the operation of a UAV from the deck of an aircraft carrier which could spell a new era for Naval aviation. Meanwhile, sequestration caused deep cuts in flying hours and killed the air show seasons for the country's premier military demonstration teams. Here are some of the stories from the ANN archive focusing on military aviation.

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Klyde Morris 01.03.14

The Secret To Success Is Sincerity, Klyde; When You Can Fake That You've Got It Made

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Evergreen International Airlines Moves Towards Voluntary Dissolution

Company Filed Chapter 7 Documents On New Year's Eve

Evergreen International Airlines has filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy documents in Delaware following an involuntary petition by its creditors two weeks ago.

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India Cancels Helicopter Contract With AgustaWestland

Cites Improprieties By Management In Scrapping $600 Million Deal

The government of India has officially canceled a contract with AgustaWestland worth about $600 million because of allegations that the helicopter company's managers took kickbacks from the deal.

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Pop Singer Criticized For Sampled Audio From Challenger Tragedy

Beyonce Clipped Six Seconds Of Audio From Challenger Accident Description

They were chilling words spoken by NASA's then-public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt on January 28, 1986: "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation.  Obviously a major malfunction."

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Chinese Cook Rescued By Japanese Coast Guard After Balloon Went Down

Had Attempted To Fly To Disputed Island In South China Sea

A Chinese cook who attempted to fly a hot air balloon to disputed islands in the South China Sea went down in the water as he approached the islands, known by the Japanese as Kenkaku but called Diahou in China.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.03.14)

“Joining forces under the strong Airbus brand gives all our operations and employees the thrust and lift to capture global markets.” Source: Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.03.14): Contact Approach

An approach wherein an aircraft on an IFR flight plan, having an air traffic control authorization, operating clear of clouds with at least 1 mile flight visibility and a reasonable expectation of continuing to the destination airport in those conditions, may deviate from the instrument approach procedure and proceed to the destination airport by visual reference to the surface.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.03.14)

National Aeronca Association

A type club for all things Aeronca. Featuring a nice message board, tech notes and pretty much everything you've ever wanted to know about the Champ, Chief, Sedan and their many variants.

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