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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Airborne 09.13.19: Lost Plane Reward!, Hurricane Hunters, EASA v FAA

Also: New K-MAX Order, $514,558 Civil Penalty, Boeing 702X Satellites, JetBlue Foundation

The pilot and owner of a 1945 Grumman TBM Avenger is asking for help locating the airplane he was forced to abandon during a flight last year, and he's willing to pay $20,000 to anyone who finds the airplane. That's not as easy as it sounds. Ron Carlson, explains... "...I just want to refresh my offer of $20,000 cash to find my still missing 1945 Grumman TBM Avenger. Many of you are probably familiar with the story, but for those who are not, it crashed a year and a half ago after a catastrophic engine failure and fire, in early May of 2018." The Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka the Hurricane Hunters, have flown 25 missions, from Aug. 25 to their last, Sept. 6, in support of Hurricane Dorian. Operations began with three WC-130J aircrafts and one C-130J Super Hercules aircraf

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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Preventing Another Hurricane Dorian From Space

Patented Approach Focuses Microwaves From Platforms in Space To Interrupt Formation Of Tropical Depressions

Bruce Morton, a retired aerospace engineer & rocket scientist who resides in Northern Virginia and St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, has developed a concept to prevent or interfere with the formation of hurricanes. He filed a patent application in May 2019 designed to interfere with and interrupt the storm system while it is still a tropical depression, and prevent it from forming into a much more powerful Tropical Storm and subsequently into a much more powerful hurricane.

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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.15.19)

Aero Linx: Sol Relief, Inc. In September and October of 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused massive devastation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and many other areas of the Caribbean.  A former St. Croix, U.S.V.I. resident and pilot, Jennifer Lockwood, wanted to help. Jennifer partnered with St. Pete Air and the Glasscock Family Foundation to create an innovative disaster relief mission utilizing small aircraft to serve U.S.V.I and Puerto Rico with immediate aid. From that mission a new venture focused on providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief with the use of aviation was formed – Sol Relief, Inc.  In 2018, Bill Auer, owner of Tampa Bay Air Charter, was welcomed to the Board of Directors.

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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.15.19): Final Approach Fix

Final Approach Fix The fix from which the final approach (IFR) to an airport is executed and which identifies the beginning of the final approach segment. It is designated on Government charts by the Maltese Cross symbol for nonprecision approaches and the lightning bolt symbol for precision approaches; or when ATC directs a lower-than-published glideslope/path intercept altitude, it is the resultant actual point of the glideslope/path intercept.

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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

ANN FAQ: Contributing To Aero-TV

How To Get A Story On Aero-TV News/Feature Programming

How do I submit a story idea or lead to Aero-TV? If you would like to submit a story idea or lead, please contact Jim Campbell via the link below. Please include the following information when submitting a story idea or lead: who the intended subject is, a general story outline of said subject, important dates or deadlines for the story lead, and any appropriate contact information for both yourself and related subjects.

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Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.15.19)

Aero-News Quote of the Day “Our mission is to go out and find the exact center of the storm and find how big the wind radius is and figure out what is going on in the storm environment. We then relay that information to the National Hurricane Center to improve their forecasts.” Source: Capt. Garrett Black, 53rd WRS aerial reconnaissance weather officer, in details associated with the Air Force Reserve’s 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka the Hurricane Hunters, who flew 25 missions, from Aug. 25 to their last, Sept. 6, in support of Hurricane Dorian.

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Sat, Sep 14, 2019

Pilot Offers Reward For Lost Airplane

He And A Passenger Were Forced To Bail Out Of The TBM Avenger In May Of Last Year

The pilot and owner of a 1945 Grumman TBM Avenger is asking for help locating the airplane he was forced to abandon during a flight last year, and he's willing to pay $20,000 to anyone who finds the airplane.

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Sat, Sep 14, 2019

ANN FAQ: Feel The Propwash (Updated)

New Form Makes Subscribing, Unsubscribing Even Easier

While we're very proud of our newly-redesigned website, we know that some folks really enjoy the convenience of having their Aero-News dropped into their e-mail boxes every day. Our new site makes that process even easier than before.

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Sat, Sep 14, 2019

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.14.19)

“We are excited to start flying to and from our new facility at the Fort Worth Alliance Airport very soon. This is our latest investment in Texas and we look forward to hiring top talent from the local community.” Source: Sarah Rhoads, Vice President of Amazon Global Air.

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Sat, Sep 14, 2019

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.14.19): Non-Restrictive Routing (NRR)

Portions of a proposed route of flight where a user can flight plan the most advantageous flight path with no requirement to make reference to ground−based NAVAIDs.

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