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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

Airborne 02.12.16: NEW Mooney!, Not-So-Good GAMA Stats, DA40 Upgrades

Also: A350-1000 Final Assembly, Barnstorming: ATC Privatization, Lithium Issue, Boeing Cuts, Tillamook C-27, Sywell Aerodrome, Massive Airship

Mooney International Corporation unveiled the latest generation of its legendary M20 aircraft for 2016. The aircraft has been designated the M20V Acclaim Ultra. The new Acclaim Ultra features detail improvements to the overall fuselage – including a first-ever pilot door and composite-wrapped cabin, a clean-sheet interior design, and instrument panel enhancements. The Ultra is powered by the Continental TSIO-550-G, 280 horsepower engine, and Mooney claims a speed of 242 knots. GAMA has released the 2015 worldwide year-end aircraft shipment and billing numbers at its annual “State of the Industry” press conference, and the news was pretty dismal for much of the industry. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s

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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

Rose Center For Public Leadership Working With Mayor Garcia On Boeing C-17 Site

Panel Of Interdisciplinary Experts To Advise Long Beach As Part Of Yearlong Fellowship Program

The Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to help the City, its partners and stakeholders transition Boeing's closing C-17 military airplane manufacturing facility back into productive use, and develop new economic development, industry attraction, job retention and workforce training strategies that align with the mayor's vision of Long Beach becoming a hub for emerging technology and innovation.

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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.14.16): Braking Action Advisories

Braking Action Advisories When tower controllers have received runway braking action reports which include the terms “fair,” “poor,” or “nil,” or whenever weather conditions are conducive to deteriorating or rapidly changing runway braking conditions, the tower will include on the ATIS broadcast the statement, “Braking action advisories are in effect” on the ATIS broadcast. During the time braking action advisories are in effect, ATC will issue the latest braking action report for the runway in use to each arriving and departing aircraft. Pilots should be prepared for deteriorating braking conditions and should request current runway condition information if not volunteered by controllers. Pilots should also be prepared to provide a descriptive runway condition report to controllers after landing.

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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.14.16)

Aero Linx: Army Aviation Association of America AAAA stands for Army Aviation Association of America. The mission of the AAAA is to support the United States Army Aviation Soldier and Family. By being a member, you will: Network as a Professional in the total Army Aviation Community through mentoring opportunities via AAAA Professional Forums and local Chapter events professional development in all areas from operations to training, doctrine, maintenance, acquisition and industry and submitting articles for publication in ARMY AVIATION magazine and other AAAA media...

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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

ANN FAQ: How Do I Become A News Spy?

We're Everywhere... Thanks To You!

Even with the vast resources and incredibly far-reaching scope of the Aero-News Network, every now and then a story that should be reported on slips through our fingers. There's a lot of news out there, and sometimes we just don't get to all of it... so we came up with the idea of News Spies.

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Sun, Feb 14, 2016

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.14.16)

Aero-News Quote of the Day “Business travel to and within Europe continues to show its resiliency. The fact is that we’ve reached a new normal in managing risk, and business travel buyers are taking steps in their travel programs to improve communication, put in place duty of care policies and improve safety and security of travelers. While businesses, government and the travel industry need to continue to work together to ensure a safe and secure travel system, it is heartening to see this increased confidence in our global travel system.” Source: Michael W. McCormick, GBTA Executive Director and COO, reporting that more than 90 percent of U.S. and European business travel buyers now report that their company’s travel to and within Europe has remained largely unaffected by the Paris terrorist attacks, according to two new polls conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and its European partner associations.

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Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Non-Flying Fokker D. VIII Replica Complete

Aircraft Called Most Authentic Representation Of The Aircraft In The U.S. For Sale

A project to build an authentic replica of a WWI Fokker D. VIII begun by Meil Good in Rhinebeck, NY in the 1970s has recently been completed, and is being offered for sale.

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Sat, Feb 13, 2016

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News YOUR Way ... The 'Headlines And Teasers' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: Headlines And Teasers

We're all pretty excited about the new website design here at ANN, but we HAVE heard from some of you that you liked the way that content was displayed on the old site.  We hear you, and before you chuck your bitgrinder out a 5th story window, you should know that there are several ways that you can view your Aero-Content.

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Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (02.13.16)

“We’re going to keep fighting to protect every segment of general aviation in every state from user fees when this legislation goes to the full House.” Source: AOPA president and CEO Mark Baker.

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Sat, Feb 13, 2016

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.13.16): Compulsory Reporting Points

Reporting points which must be reported to ATC. They are designated on aeronautical charts by solid triangles or filed in a flight plan as fixes selected to define direct routes.

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