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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Airborne 01.23.15: Google/SpaceX Bucks, Pet Aero-Rescue, Return of the P-3?

Also: Disruptive Innovation, V22 Ospreys, USAF Lets Bluebook Loose, Dawn and Ceres, FAASTeam Virtual Safety Stand Down

As SpaceX’s Elon Musk pushes ahead on his development of rocket and delivery systems to supply the International Space Station, he is also looking at finding a way to provide high-speed Internet communications for the entire world. If that sounds like an ambitious plan… it is…and it’s reported that Google and Fidelity seem to agree to the tune of $1 billion. General aviation comes to the rescue. More than 200 dogs and cats were flown from Greenville Airport in Alabama to various locations in Florida last Saturday in an effort to find new homes for the animals. Called the "Plots N Paws Sunshine Flyway", the effort was coordinated by pilots Devon and Jill Barger. It involved 15 Florida planes and pilots working together with 22 sending rescue organizations in Alaba

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Klyde Morris (01.26.15)

Klyde Finds Inspiration At Udvar-Hazy... 

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

ANN FAQ: May I Post An Aero-News Story On MY Site?

As Long As You Ask Us, It's Usually OK

It's a question the ANN staff is asked too many times per week to count. The message usually goes something like this: "I really enjoyed the story Aero-News did on (fill in topic here.) I'd love to post it on my blog/newsletter/website... is that OK?"

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.26.15): Hover Taxi

Hover Taxi Used to describe a helicopter/VTOL aircraft movement conducted above the surface and in ground effect at airspeeds less than approximately 20 knots. The actual height may vary, and some helicopters may require hover taxi above 25 feet AGL to reduce ground effect turbulence or provide clearance for cargo slingloads.

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.26.15)

Aero Linx: International Society of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI) ISASI is a society formed to promote air safety by the exchange of ideas, experiences and information about aircraft accident investigations, and to aid in the advancement of flight safety; to promote technical advancement by providing professional education through lectures, displays and presentations and by the exchange of information for mutual development of improved investigations; to broaden professional relationships among members; to maintain and increase the prestige, standing and influence of the Air Safety Investigator in matters of air safety. The Society was founded in the United States under articles of incorporation in the District of Columbia on August 14, 1964.

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.26.15)

"'Unlawful use of an unmanned vehicle or aircraft to capture an image' would include: Sound waves; Thermal, infrared, ultraviolet, or visible light or other Electromagnetic waves; Odor; or Other conditions existing on or about real property or the appearance of an individual located on the real property. It would not be illegal to capture an image if the operator of the UAV has the "express consent of the person who owns or lawfully occupies the real property", or if the image was captured "Pursuant to a valid search warrant or arrest warrant; By a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency in immediate pursuit of a person the law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency has probable cause to suspect has committed a felony; For the purpose of fire suppression or rescuing a person 12 whose life is in imminent danger; Without magnification or other enhancement and from no more than six feet (6') above ground level in a public place; or On real property that was public." Source: This ridiculous at

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Airborne 01.23.15: Google/SpaceX Bucks, Pet Aero-Rescue, Return of the P-3?

Also: Disruptive Innovation, V22 Ospreys, USAF Lets Bluebook Loose, Dawn and Ceres, FAASTeam Virtual Safety Stand Down

As SpaceX’s Elon Musk pushes ahead on his development of rocket and delivery systems to supply the International Space Station, he is also looking at finding a way to provide high-speed Internet communications for the entire world. If that sounds like an ambitious plan… it is…and it’s reported that Google and Fidelity seem to agree to the tune of $1 billion. General aviation comes to the rescue. More than 200 dogs and cats were flown from Greenville Airport in Alabama to various locations in Florida last Saturday in an effort to find new homes for the animals. Called the "Plots N Paws Sunshine Flyway", the effort was coordinated by pilots Devon and Jill Barger. It involved 15 Florida planes and pilots working together with 22 sending rescue organizations in Alaba

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.25.15): High Speed Taxiway

High Speed Taxiway A long radius taxiway designed and provided with lighting or marking to define the path of aircraft, traveling at high speed (up to 60 knots), from the runway center to a point on the center of a taxiway. Also referred to as long radius exit or turn-off taxiway. The high speed taxiway is designed to expedite aircraft turning off the runway after landing, thus reducing runway occupancy time.

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.25.15)

Aero Linx: A-4 Skyhawk Association An affiliation of individuals who have flown, maintained, (or who simply love) the "A-4 Skyhawk"; and who are dedicated to the perpetuation of the legend, history, traditions, and camaraderie associated with the greatest attack aircraft ever built. The Skyhawk Association is a non-profit organization founded by former Skyhawk Pilots which is open to anyone with an affinity for the A-4 Skyhawk. We welcome all ages, male and female, pilots, maintenance personnel, modelers and photographers, aviation historians, aviation enthusiasts; anyone with a love for "Heinemann's Hot-Rod". Join those that flew and repaired her in recognizing the Skyhawk's contribution to freedom.

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (01.25.15)

"That's going to be the initial focus over the next year. Certainly in the next year-and-a-half or so, we will be far enough along in continuing (tactics development) to develop a weapons school syllabus for the F-35. ... In the next two years, we'll be transitioning pilots in the short term to get F-35 experience, but we'll also be developing the (combat air forces) syllabus." Source: Col. Adrian Spain, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron commandant, who will be developing a weapons curriculum for the first F-35 course. 

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