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February 05, 2008

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.05.08)


The First World War (August 1914 to November 1918) is also known as the Great War, The War to End All Wars, World War I and WW1.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.05.08): Unfeather


To change the blade pitch of a propeller from the feathered high pitch, which prevents airloads from causing it to windmill, to a lower pitch. When a propeller is unfeathered in flights, aerodynamic forces produced by air flowing over the blades case the propeller to turn the engine.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.05.08)

"The decision to shut down operations was made only after the company explored its other available alternatives. Information for former employees and students will be disseminated as it becomes available."

Source: Elizabeth Trosper, spokesperson for Silver State Helicopters. Late Monday evening, the Las Vegas, NV-based helicopter training and charter operation announced it has filed a petition with the US Bankruptcy Court for relief under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, confirming earlier statements made to ANN by a variety of sources.

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