As the Aero-News staff observes the US holiday of Thanksgiving
on Thursday, we wanted to let our readers know that ANN will still
be on the job, reporting breaking news in the aviation and
aerospace fields as it happens... in Real Time.
"This occasion provides citizens across America the
opportunity to honor Civil Air Patrol and its members. Be sure to
say 'thanks' to these unsung heroes in your communities who provide
such vigilant service, often without fanfare."
Source: CAP national commander Maj. Gen.
We've learned that Lockheed Martin intends to shut down another
seven of its stand-alone Flight Service Stations, replacing them
with the Automated Flight Service System (AFSS) that is becoming
ubiquitous around the country. Lockheed makes a lot of information
about AFSS available, but you have to drill down just a bit for