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August 08, 2008

AOPA: Council's Call For Airport Board Resignations 'Shortsighted'

Venice, FL Legislators Don't See Eye-To-Eye On Airport Needs

"Apparently, the Venice City Council doesn’t welcome honest advice from its Florida citizens." That's the message the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has received, after the council called for the resignation of every member of the seven-seat airport advisory board.

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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report On Brandywine EA500 Landing Accident

Plane Skidded Off Runway After Coming In "A Little" High And Fast

Below is the unedited transcript of the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on the July 30, 2008 landing accident involving an Eclipse 500 very-light-jet. As ANN reported, the pilot and his young daughter were uninjured when the plane skidded off the runway at Brandywine Airport (OQN) in Pennsylvania.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 08.08.08

The Future Of NAFI, With Jason Blair

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 08.08.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.08.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- The Future Of NAFI: 08.08.08 (ANN Special Report, with the new executive director of the National Association of Flight Instructors, Jason Blair.)

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QinetiQ Completes First Flight Of UK Agricultural Monitoring UAV

U-MAP Program Aims To Monitor Land Suitability

QinetiQ, working in partnership with Aberystwyth University's new biosciences centre IBERS, has successfully completed the UK's first flight of an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for agricultural monitoring.

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NASA GAT Competitors On Display This Weekend

Come See 'Priuses Of The Sky' At STS

The five specially-prepared aircraft competing for the $300,000 NASA General Aviation Technology Challenge will be displayed to the public on Sunday, August 10, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the CAFE Foundation Flight Test Center at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS).

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Wacky Duo Weds While Wing Walking

Pastor Stands Atop Third Plane To Administer Vows

As far as memorable wedding ceremonies go, this one raises the bar quite a bit.

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