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Sat, Oct 23, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.23.21)

Aero Linx: The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA) invites you to become a part of the ACANA community of brokers and operators worldwide. Our membership is open to companies associated with chartering aircraft globally. Our members strive to adhere to the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism. ACANA is the universally accepted industry authority concerning matters of air charter regulation and best practices, thereby elevating the standard in the North American private air charter marketplace. For our members, we endeavor to be the definitive source of information and guidance, continually raising the quality standards of the services that they provide. Our robust advocacy provide a unified voice on behalf of membership concerning regulatory matters and communication with regulatory authorities. Our collective standards of service are the recognized benchmark by all brokers, air carriers and service pro

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Sat, Oct 23, 2021

ANN FAQ: The Airborne Partnership Initiative; Engaging The Industry

Growing The Audience For Your News

The goal of the Airborne Partnership Initiative is to grow this program to include a significant portion, if not a majority, of the aviation world’s pivotal organizations, interests, and viewpoints.

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Sat, Oct 23, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.23.21): Runway Heading

Runway Heading The magnetic direction that corresponds with the runway centerline extended, not the painted runway number. When cleared to “fly or maintain runway heading,” pilots are expected to fly or maintain the heading that corresponds with the extended centerline of the departure runway. Drift correction shall not be applied; e.g., Runway 4, actual magnetic heading of the runway centerline 044, fly 044.

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Sat, Oct 23, 2021

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.23.21)

"It will focus primarily on the safety considerations stemming from three sources: Reacting to engine failure on takeoff, stall awareness, and the installation of proper judgement in developing pilots. Under current premises, many private pilot students may only have brief exposure to the concept, with the majority of their training focused on preventing the situation from developing, or selecting a landing site-off airport." Source: From a statement by EAA after it put together a safety analysis team to evaluate current pilot training and response when gliding to the runway. Specifically, pilot reactions to the difficult 180-degree turn back following an engine failure on takeoff.

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Fri, Oct 22, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.22.21)

Aero Linx: The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI - The World Air Sports Federation, was founded in 1905. It is a non-governmental and non-profit making international organisation with the basic aim of furthering aeronautical and astronautical activities worldwide, ratifying world and continental records and coordinating the organisation of international competitions. It is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). After more than a century of steady growth, FAI is now an organisation of more than 100 member-organisations, forming a strong network linking all those who participate in air sports worldwide.

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Fri, Oct 22, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.22.21): Remote Communications Outlet (RCO)

Remote Communications Outlet (RCO) An unmanned communications facility remotely controlled by air traffic personnel. RCOs serve FSSs. Remote Transmitter/Receivers (RTR) serve terminal ATC facilities. An RCO or RTR may be UHF or VHF and will extend the communication range of the air traffic facility. There are several classes of RCOs and RTRs. The class is determined by the number of transmitters or receivers. Classes A through G are used primarily for air/ground purposes. RCO and RTR class O facilities are nonprotected outlets subject to undetected and prolonged outages. RCO (O’s) and RTR (O’s) were established for the express purpose of providing ground-to-ground communications between air traffic control specialists and pilots located at a satellite airport for delivering en route clearances, issuing departure authorizations, and acknowledging instrument flight rules cancellations or departure/landing times. As a secondary function, they may be used for advisory purposes whenever

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Fri, Oct 22, 2021

ANN FAQ: Share Aero-News With Your Friends

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Do you need another set of eyes to see that story you can't believe Jim just wrote? Want to spread ANN's unique wisdom and perspective to the masses, or share the latest Klyde Morris with another member of the flying community? (Or perhaps to someone who just really, really likes ants?)

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Fri, Oct 22, 2021

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.22.21)

“For Amedeo, sustainable aviation is more than aspirational and we are committed and focused on partnerships in sustainable aviation that will define the next three decades in aerospace. We have seen various concepts showcased in the market and Aura Aero has an edge with the skillset, talent and design that we stand behind. Their prototype Integral, is the first stepping stone to a larger electrical regional aircraft...” Source: Gabriella Lapidus, CCO at Amedeo, who has partnered with French sustainable aviation manufacturer Aura Aero and announced their signage of an LOI for their prospective Electric Regional Aircraft (ERA), a 19-seat commercial passenger craft for small passenger carriers and regional airlines. Amedeo has signalled its intent for purchase 200 in total, to get a head start on green aircraft in their leasing fleet as the net-zero industry goal approaches in 2050. 

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.21.21)

Aero Linx: The Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA) The Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA), through affiliation with the Aero Club of Canada (ACC), is Canada’s representative to the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI), and is thereby the official sport organization for sport parachuting in Canada. Incorporated in 1956, CSPA promotes safe, enjoyable sport parachuting through cooperation and adherence to our self-imposed rules and recommendations. CSPA is run by its Members and Registered Participants, joined together, voluntarily, for our mutual benefit. CSPA is a Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Association and is thereby recognized as the National Sport Organization for parachuting in Canada by Sport Canada.

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Thu, Oct 21, 2021

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.21.21): Radar [ICAO]

Radar [ICAO] A radio detection device which provides information on range, azimuth and/or elevation of objects. a. Primary Radar− Radar system which uses reflected radio signals. b. Secondary Radar− Radar system wherein a radio signal transmitted from a radar station initiates the transmission of a radio signal from another station.

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