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March 11, 2017

Boeing Appears Serious About 797 Airliner

Would Be Sized Between The 737 And The Smallest Variant Of The Dreamliner

Boeing is seriously considering a new, mid-sized entry in the airliner market to be designated the "797".

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Eutelsat Signs Agreement With Blue Origin For New Glenn Launch Services

OneWeb Announcement Follows The Next Day

Eutelsat Communications announced at the Satellite 2017 Convention in Washington D.C. the conclusion of a contract with Blue Origin for a launch on the New Glenn rocket that is expected to initiate flights in 2020.

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Shotwell: SpaceX Will Launch First Previously-Flown Rocket This Month

Will Carry SES SA Satellite Into Orbit By The End Of March

SpaceX CEO Gwynne Shotwell says that the company plans to launch its first previously-flown rocked on a revenue mission by the end of March.

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WingX Pro7 Adds Enhanced ADS-B Traffic And Altitude-Based Weather

Company Says Android Version 'Coming Soon'

The latest release of Hilton Software's WingX Pro 7 includes ADS-B traffic and altitude-based weather to the popular app.

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Alaska Airlines CEO Expresses Support For ATC Privatization

Among Those To Testify At Congressional Hearing Wednesday

In testimony before the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee Wednesday, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said that ATC needs to be privatized and "modernized" to deal with delays and congestion at major airports.

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ATSB Releases Initial Report From Grumman G-73 Accident

Two People Fatally Injured When Aircraft Impacted Water During Air Display

The Australian Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report from an accident involving a Grumman G-73 amphibious aircraft taking part in an air display in January.

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Enlisted RPA Pilot Board Selects 30 Airmen For Pilot Training

About 200 Active Duty Airmen Applied For The 30 Slots

The inaugural Enlisted Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot Selection Board has chosen 30 enlisted Airmen to fill fiscal year 2017/2018 training slots as a part of the deliberate approach to enhance the Air Force’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission.

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Airbus Helicopters' Power Line Maintenance Mission Fit For RTE

Flight Testing Is In Progress With Delivery Expected In 2018

Airbus Helicopters’ UK design team has been contracted to deliver a power line maintenance customization kit for H135s operated by RTE-STH, the helicopter division of French public utility company RTE. The contract also requires customisation of an H135 allowing it to conduct the low-level, precision flying required for powerline surveillance and maintenance operations.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.11.17)

"While we understand ATC reform may be a topic of a future hearing, and we know there are numerous viewpoints across the aviation spectrum, we do want to go on record with our belief that ATC reform, including the separation of ATC operations from the FAA and into a not-for-profit, non-government corporation." Source: Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.11.17): Words Twice

As a request: “Communication is difficult. Please say every phrase twice.” As information: “Since communications are difficult, every phrase in this message will be spoken twice.”

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.11.17)

1986 Mig 29 UB/Fulcrum B

If you have a cool $4.65 million burning a hole in your pocket, here's a listing for a demilitarized Mig 29 UB/Fulcrum B airplane that could be in your hangar soon.

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