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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Airborne 09.17.14: Boeing/SpaceX Win CCtCap, Flying Docs Endorse, Jetpack Bucks

Also: Chris Heintz, Lear 70/75 Certs, Beluga Birthday, Leap Frogs 9/11 Jump Cancelled, Lawyers Sue NTSB

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation congratulates NASA and the winners of the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability, referred to as the “CCtCap,” contract awards announced yesterday. CCtCap is the latest round in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program that will develop domestic space transportation capabilities for NASA astronauts. We recently reported that 11 U.S. Senators had submitted a letter to the DOT urging action on revised 3rd class medical requirements, and now the Flying Physicians Association, known as the FPA, has added their letter to the same stack. This time it's not a technology breakthrough, but a financial one that may make the Jetpack a little closer to reality. New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Company Limited ... which is developing what it calls the world’s first practical and commercial flying Jetpa

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Klyde Morris 09.19.14

Don't You Just Hate A Good Reality Check, Klyde?

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

ANN FAQ: View Aero-News Your Way ... The 'View Everything' Option

Choose How YOU Want To View Your Aero News: View Everything

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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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.19.14)

"We're actually already in the process of putting some framework together, but we're going to hit the ground running when we get back in January." Source: U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-MO).

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.19.14): Breakout

A technique to direct aircraft out of the approach stream. In the context of simultaneous (independent) parallel operations, a breakout is used to direct threatened aircraft away from a deviating aircraft.

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.19.14)

Basejumper.com

A site dedicated to the sport of BASE jumping. BASE is an acronym which stands for Building, Antenna, Span and Earth.

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Thu, Sep 18, 2014

ANN FAQ: How To Get YOUR News Out On Aero-News

Good News, Bad News... It's ALL News

As the preeminent online aviation news resource out there, the editorial staff at Aero-News sees a large number of news releases. We look at all of them, and can usually tell whether something merits publishing consideration within reading the first couple of paragraphs. Often, however, a new and innovative product can be overlooked because of the very words written to promote it, by the very people who created it.

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Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.18.14)

"Both companies ... have a responsibility to the U.S. taxpayers who are making considerable contributions to the development of these commercial space capabilities." Source: Statement by House Science Committee Chair Lamar Smith(R-TX) on the award of Commercial Crew contracts to Boeing and SpaceX.

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Thu, Sep 18, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.18.14): Back-Sheared Anvil

(Slang) A thunderstorm anvil which spreads upwind, against the flow aloft.

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Thu, Sep 18, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.18.14)

General Aviation Awards

The stated mission of the General Aviation Awards program is to recognize individual aviation professionals on the local, regional, and national levels for their contributions to aviation, education, and flight safety.

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