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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

LEAP Helping Students Aim For The Stars

Spearheads Career Trip For Scholarship Recipient

Through its ongoing efforts to promote youth education and to be actively engaged in the mentorship of young minority men, LEAP, LLC, spearheaded its first personalized career field trip to the NASA Headquarters this past week in Washington, D.C. A previous recipient of a LEAP Foundation DC Scholarship and a member of the organization’s Student Ambassador Program, Kevin Thomas Akers was presented with the opportunity to visit the NASA Headquarters after expressing his interest in space to the Small Business Administration’s Washington Director, Mr. Antonio Doss.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Ryanair Passenger Gets His Money Back, And Then Some

Airline Charged Over $450 For Printing Boarding Passes

Lucas Marshall was getting ready to travel back to his U.K. home from the Canary Islands, but found himself unable to print his own boarding passes on Ryanair because of his booking preferences.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.08.16): Land And Hold Short Operations

Land And Hold Short Operations Operations which include simultaneous takeoffs and landings and/or simultaneous landings when a landing aircraft is able and is instructed by the controller to hold-short of the intersecting runway/taxiway or designated hold-short point. Pilots are expected to promptly inform the controller if the hold short clearance cannot be accepted.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.08.16)

Aero Linx: Silver Wings Fraternity Silver Wings Fraternity Membership is open to any person with a genuine interest in aviation. Levels of accomplishment are recognized for Active Members who achieve specific aviation events to include; Solo flight in a powered aircraft, the Silver Anniversary of (25 years since) that Solo Flight, and Members who soloed more than 50 years ago. Membership is open to men and women of all nations regardless of race, creed, color or national origin. We look forward to welcoming you into the Fraternity.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

ANN FAQ: Contact Us (Updated)

Update: We've Moved!

Aero-News recently relocated its Global Headquarters from one aviation centric location... near Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine... to a spot near both Cecil Field and Herlong Airport. So ...for anyone needing to contact ANN via snail mail, here is our updated address: Aero-News Network 6001 Argyle Forest Blvd., Ste. 21-252, Jacksonville, FL, 32244.

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Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.08.16)

“Rig’N Fly procedures are of the utmost importance to ensure reliable operations and the safest flight conditions possible, and this is an area where Airbus Helicopters continues to focus its developments. With the Rig’N Fly, almost the entire approach procedure is automated, a key element in ensuring that our customers have the right technologies for safe, smooth and efficient flights.” Source: Marie-Agnes Veve, head of the Super Puma and H225 programme, following the EASA certification to Airbus Helicopters for the Rig’N Fly (Rig Integrated GPS approaches with eNhanced Fly-ability and safetY), an avionics enhancement designed to provide automatic rig approaches for offshore operations.

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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Boeing, Turkish Airlines Announce Long-Term Collaboration Agreement

Strategic Alliance Agreement Will Support Development Of Turkey’s Largest Airline, Aerospace Industry

Building on their 70-year relationship, Turkish Airlines and Boeing have signed a collaboration agreement that the parties say will strengthen the carrier as well as Turkey’s aerospace and technology capabilities.

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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Legislation Backed By Flight Attendants' Union Introduced

Would Fight The Practice Of Human Trafficking Through Training For Airline Crews

Legislation that would fight human trafficking with proper training for aviation workers has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV-01) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10). The "Secure Our Skies Act" has the backing of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA).

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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Southwest Airlines Appoints Grace D. Lieblein To Its Board Of Directors

Most Recently Served As VP For Global Quality For General Motors

The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines has appointed Grace D. Lieblein as a member of the Board. Lieblein most recently served as Vice President, Global Quality for General Motors (GM), and has more than 20 years of experience in senior executive positions in the Automotive Industry.

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Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Navy's UAV Could Be A Tanker

Carrier-Based Unmanned Gas Station Might Be Result Of X-47B Program

While there was much speculation about the ultimate role for the Navy's unmanned X-47B aircraft that demonstrated the ability of an unmanned aircraft to launch and trap from an aircraft carrier, its ultimate mission may be far less sexy than attack aircraft or intelligence gathering.

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