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March 04, 2010

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.04.10

Sully calls it a career.
NASA says it has found more water around the Moon's north pole.
And the middle latittudes on Mars may once have been a wet place.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 03.04.10

Sully calls it a career.
NASA says it has found more water around the Moon's north pole.
And the middle latittudes on Mars may once have been a wet place.


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ANN Special Feature: Women in Aviation International Recap - 03.04.10

ANN CEO and Editor in Chief Jim Campbell talks about the advances made on behalf of women aviators by WAI, Women in Aviation International, and the group's 2010 annual conference in Florida.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 03.04.10 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.04.10 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: Women in Aviation International Recap - 03.04.10 (ANN Special Report, with ANN E-I-C, Jim Campbell)

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AF Officials Work On Trimmed-Down Instrument Landing System

The Goal Is To Develop A Deployable ILS For Use In Theater

Officials from the 853rd Electronic Systems Group at Hanscom AFB in Massachusetts are working to improve the transportability and deployability of instrument landing systems with an upcoming request for proposal for a deployable instrument landing system, or D-ILS.

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Rocket Racing League Announces X-Racer Development Milestones

Two X-Racers Flown In One Day

Rocket Racing League (RRL) said Wednesday it has reached a major milestones in the development of the Rocket Racer, or X-Racer, the rocket-powered aircraft being developed to compete in the Rocket Racing League.

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Navy Women In Aviation Show Diversity Is Rising

Hundreds Attend Convention In Orlando, FL Last Month

Anyone who attended this year's 21st Annual Women in Aviation International (WAI) Conference in Orlando, FL knows that Navy women were out in force for the convention.

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IATA: Airline Industry To Remain In The Red For 2010

However, January Demand Shows Further Improvement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data Tuesday showing that January 2010 demand statistics for international scheduled air traffic that showed continuing improvement.

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Benjamin Murray Named President Of XOJET

Brings 12 Years Of Leadership Experience To The Company

XOJET announced Wednesday that Benjamin Murray, former EVP of NetJets, Inc., and CEO of Executive Jet Management has joined as president. Mr. Murray will assume responsibilities for XOJET's global business effective immediately.

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Eurocopter Strives To Strengthen Partnerships With Indian Industry

Pawan Hans Helicopters Orders Seven Additional Dauphin Helos

Eurocopter is showing a strong presence at India Aviation 2010, the second edition of the international exhibition on Civil Aviation Sector. This event, organized by the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation, finds Eurocopter presenting many of its commercial helicopters and latest technology.

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Tunisia Orders Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Airlifters

Becomes The 12th Country To Buy The Airlifter

The government of Tunisia has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for the purchase of two C-130J Super Hercules airlifters with an initial three years of logistics support. Tunisia's new C130Js, scheduled to be delivered in 2013 and 2014, will be the longer fuselage or "stretched" variant of the C-130J.

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Technology Gives Apache Block III More Lift, Capability, Landing Ability

Pilots Fly Further, Carry More Ordnance, Land Better Under Difficult Conditions

The U.S. Army is leveraging cutting-edge technologies from its Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to give the Block III Apache aircraft increased power, lift, maneuverability and hard-landing ability, service officials said.

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Boeing Faces Lawsuit Over Ethiopian Airlines Crash

737-800 Went Down Just After Departure From Beirut

Lawyers have filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Boeing on behalf of the families of those who were aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737-800 that went down just after takeoff from Beirut January 25th. The airliner went down in the Mediterranean during what was described as a "fierce" storm.

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Boeing Begins 737 AEW&C Maintenance Training For RAAF

Support For Australia's AEW&C "Wedgetail" Program

Boeing has gotten started on the first maintenance training program conducted under the five-year In-Service Support (ISS) contract for Project Wedgetail, Australia's 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) program.

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Avionics Stolen From Central Florida Hangar

Victims Had Been On Vacation When Theft occurred

Several thousand dollars of aviation electronics have been reported stolen from a hangar in an aviation community in central Florida.

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Aero-TV: Belite Aircraft – New Ultralights Make Their Debut

Belite Aircraft Announces Expansion to Product Line at SAE 2010
 
At the 2010 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, Belite Aircraft unveiled the successors to their existing Belite ‘254’ FAR Part 103 compliant ultralight aircraft. Belite Aircraft hopes the two new models, deemed the “Trike” and the “Superlite,” will provide higher aircraft performance than the Belite 254 while maintaining economical pricing.  Both models feature the same weight-saving carbon fiber design as the original Belite 254, but as C.E.O. James Wiebe explained, “the results go beyond simply making an existing design lighter and incorporating some optional features.  At Belite, we’ve been able to adapt and refine our desi

Aero-TV: Belite Aircraft – New Ultralights Make Their Debut

Belite Aircraft Announces Expansion to Product Line at SAE 2010

At the 2010 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, Belite Aircraft unveiled the successors to their existing Belite ‘254’ FAR Part 103 compliant ultralight aircraft. Belite Aircraft hopes the two new models, deemed the “Trike” and the “Superlite,” will provide higher aircraft performance than the Belite 254 while maintaining economical pricing.

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Texas Senator Introduces Legislation To Extend Shuttle Program

Kay Bailey Hutchison Calls Obama's NASA Budget "Short Sighted"

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Ranking Member on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, introduced legislation Wednesday to close the gap in U.S. human space flight that will occur if the space shuttle is retired before the next generation of space vehicle is developed.

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FAA Adjusts Hartsfield Airspace Plan

Covington Municipal Removed From Class B Airspace In Latest Plan

The FAA has made some adjustments to it's proposed changes for Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which will likely be good news for pilots operating in and out of Covington Municipal Airport (9A1) south of the city.

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Space Shuttle's Final Flight Tank Spliced Together

Tank Will Fly On STS-133 In September

As the Space Shuttle program winds down, we're going to see a lot of these kinds of stories over the next few months. The program's final flight tank - designated External Tank-138 - has completed a critical production milestone at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility.

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Two Indian Navy Pilots Killed During Airshow

Aircraft Went Down On First Day Of India Aviation 2010

Two Indian Navy pilots were killed Wednesday when the HJT-16 Kiran Mk2 trainer they were flying in a airshow demonstration went down, impacting a building in a residential area near Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

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Hawaiian Aviation Businesses Seek Reimbursement For Obama Visit

20 Companies Claim Two-Week TFR Cost Them Cash

A group of 20 small aviation businesses in Hawaii are seeing $200,000 in compensation from the White House for business they say was lost during President Obama's holiday vacation in the islands.

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Cessna Encouraged By Signs of Growing General Aviation Industry In India

Citation Mustang Demonstration Tour Before Display At India Aviation 2010

As the India Aviation 2010 show gets underway at Begumpet Airport (VOHY) in Hyderabad, India, Cessna says it is encouraged by signs that the general aviation industry is growing in that country.

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South Korea Grounds Most Air Force Fighters

Three Pilots Killed When Two F-5Es Crash Tuesday

The South Korean Air Force has grounded the majority of its fighter fleet after two aircraft crashed in mountainous terrain killing three pilots.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (03.04.10)

"Not only are we turning our backs on 40 years of American space superiority, we are giving up vital national security and economic interests to other nations." Source: U.S. Senator Kaye Bailey Hutchison (R-TX).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.04.10): Ident

A request for a pilot to activate the aircraft transponder identification feature. This will help the controller to confirm an aircraft identity or to identify an aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.04.10)

LiveATC.Net

"From their headsets to you" the website says. This site offers anyone with an internet connection the ability to listen in on conversations between controllers and pilots at some of the world's busines airports, and some local towers as well.

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