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February 10, 2008

FAA Centers Of Excellence 'Outstanding Student Of The Year' Named

Andrew Braham Conducting Research On Runway Asphalt

A University of Illinois doctoral student who is conducting important airport asphalt concrete research is the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Transportation Centers of Excellence "Outstanding Student of the Year."

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.10.08)


Special thanks to EAA for this one. You probably already have Google Earth on your computer... but did you know the program also includes a novel "Easter Egg" especially for flight enthusiasts?

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.10.08): Reduction Factor


A constant, which when divided into a moment, results in an index. Reduction factors of 100, 1000 and 10,000 are used to simplify weight and balance computations.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.10.08)

"Humanitarian assistance isn't something we train for every day, but it's important and we must be prepared to respond whenever called upon to do so."

Source: Staff Sgt. Marcus Andrade, a medical logistician with the 3rd Medical Group, based at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska. Members of the squad recently built a fully functional hospital in a barren field in just 11 hours, as part of the Pacific Air Forces first-ever total force humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise, known as Pacific Lifeline.

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