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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

IMC CLubs Leads The Way To OSH14 Special Event Coverage

IMC Clubs: Building Instrument Proficiency Through Community

When it comes to flying, there is no substitute for proficiency and training. And maybe nowhere is that more important than instrument flying. Things happen "in the soup," and can go south pretty quickly. A well-trained and proficient instrument pilot is a much safer instrument pilot. But sometimes, without a support system, it's easy to say "well, I'll go shoot the practice approaches next time." The IMC Club may be just the support system that pilots need. On their website, they say the purpose of the organization is to "promote instrument flying, proficiency and safety. Along with IFR flying and monthly local chapter meetings, we offer a resource rich website which provides an electronic experience base.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Boeing Delivers Upgraded French AWACS Aircraft

Mission System Enhancements Provide More Actionable Information To Crews

Boeing has delivered the first of four upgraded French Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. The upgraded aircraft will increase the fleet’s surveillance, communications and battle management capabilities.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

'Game Of Thrones' Actress Takes BA To Task

Maisie Williams Miffed About Being Denied Access To British Airways Business Lounge

Actress Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark on the HBO series 'Game of Thrones', got into a Twitter Snit with British Airways recently after being denied entry to the airline's business lounge.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Electrifying OSH2014 Sponsor: Concorde Batteries

Concorde Charges Up Our Oshkosh 2014 Coverage! 

Concorde Battery Corporation has been in the battery manufacturing business for over 30 years and is the world leader in Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) aircraft batteries. The popular RG® (recombinant gas) Series are constructed with the latest design technology including proprietary PolyGuard® separators, robust “Over the Partition” inter-cell connections and brass terminals to minimize internal resistance and increase efficiency. Concorde’s batteries are engineered by a staff of experts with the distinction of having been selected to write military aircraft battery specifications and participate on committees that set FAA and International Battery Standards.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Tuskegee University Joins SNC’s Dream Chaser Team

Company Will Support Student Research Projects To Advance Technology

Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser Orbital Transportation System. The purpose of this relationship is to jointly promote aerospace engineering education, research, and development, scientific exploration and recruitment and training of a diverse workforce.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Cost-Effective OSH2014 Sponsor: Sandia Aerospace

OSH2014 Sponsor: Sandia Aerospace

Located in the high desert of Albuquerque, New Mexico, SANDIA Aerospace was founded in 1997 by a group of avionics professionals to provide high quality avionics products to General, Corporate and Regional airline markets. Major product offerings include the company's STX 165 Transponder with Built-in Encoder, SAE 5-35 Altitude Encoder, SAC 7-35 Airdata Computer, Avionics Cooling Fans, and MARC 70 interface modules. SANDIA products are offered worldwide by both avionics modification centers and aircraft manufacturers. And Introducing... The SAI-340 Quatro!!!

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Ready For Service... ConciAir Helps Present OSH2014!

ConciAir Is Here To Return Our Industry To Service!

The name ConciAir is a play on the word "concierge", and our goal is to be able to accomplish any task placed before us in a timely, courteous, and professional manner. ConciAir is proud to provide the following signature services for private individuals: Aircraft Management Maintenance Management & Oversight Aircraft Technical Evaluations Asset ROI Analysis Project Management

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

ANN FAQ: ANN's News Portal Syndication Program

Get A Customized ANN News Portal For YOUR Website!

As we promised, the ever-so-busy software geeks at ANN have been working overtime on a number of cool new tools and toys... and the last few weeks have shown you all JUST A LITTLE of what we've been up to. ANN's latest new program, though, is a pretty impressive development.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.28.14)

“This project is not just about building the airplane. After all, we built airplanes all the time. The important part of this project is that we can share it with so many other people.” Source: Zenith Aircraft Company President, Sebastien Heintz.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.28.14): Precision Obstacle Free Zone

(PFOZ) An 800 foot wide by 200 foot long area centered on the runway centerline adjacent to the threshold designed to protect aircraft flying precision approaches from ground vehicles and other aircraft.

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