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March 05, 2017

Key Milestone Completed For NASA’s Orion Spacecraft To Ensure Astronaut Safety

Hot-Fire Acceptance Testing Of Eight Auxiliary Engines Completed

Hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018 was recently completed by Aerojet Rocketdyne.

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Largest Global Air Traffic Management Event Attracts Aviation Leaders

World ATM Congress 2017 Opens March 7 In Madrid

The world's largest air traffic management (ATM) exhibition will open on the morning of March 7 at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid. The World ATM Congress 2017 will bring together aviation leaders from over 130 countries, including high-ranking regulators and officials; CEOs of airports, airlines, and air navigation service providers (ANSPs); trade associations; and leaders of commercial companies that provide products and services to the aviation industry.

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ESA Offers Vega Flight Opportunity For Multiple Small Satellites

Flight Planned For The Second Half Of 2018

Europe’s Vega small launcher is set to demonstrate its extended capability to deploy multiple light satellites using its new versatile Small Satellites Mission Service (SSMS) dispenser, in the second half of 2018.

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Leonardo AESA Radar To Go On North African User's Unmanned Rotorcraft

Contract Signed With Scheible To Provide The System For Camcopter S-100

Leonardo has announced, at the Avalon airshow in Geelong, Australia, that the company has been selected by Austrian-based Schiebel to deliver its active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar technology for the Camcopter S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) being provided to the armed forces of a North African nation. The radar, Leonardo’s PicoSAR, will be used to support border-monitoring and anti-terrorism surveillance missions. PicoSAR will be delivered in 2017 and go into service the same year.

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Air Caraibes Takes Delivery Of Its First A350-900

Opens Up A New Era In Air Transport To The French Caribbean

Air Caraïbes has become the first French airline to operate the A350 XWB. The aircraft, leased from AerCap, was delivered during a ceremony held at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse on February 28. It departed at 1400 local time heading for Paris Orly Sud before embarking on its first commercial flight to Pointe-à-Pitre and Fort-de-France on March 2.

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Pilot, 64, Plays Teenage Girl In A Movie

Converts Personal Stearman To Resemble A Crop Duster For The Film

A Southwest Airlines pilot nearing retirement who recently moved from Indiana to Arizona had capitulated to his wife and agreed to sell his 1943 Stearman biplane. But before that could happen, he got a call from a movie producer who had seen the aircraft for sale and asked 64-year-old Alan Hoover to fly it in a movie he was making.

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Airways New Zealand And Aireon Enter Into Cooperation Agreement

Preparing Agreement For ANSP To Receive Space-Based ADS-B Data To Develop Cross-Regional Air Traffic Management Procedures

Airways New Zealand, New Zealand's Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) and Aireon LLC announced today that they have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial.

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Space Tourist Anousheh Ansari Accepts Oscar For 'The Salesman'

Director Did Not Attend The Ceremony In Protest Of President Trump's Travel Policies

The director of "The Salesman", which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, did not attend the ceremony last Sunday. Iranian director Asghar Farhadi stayed home because of President Trump's executive order temporarily banning travel from a handful of countries to allow for extreme vetting of people traveling from those countries before admitting them to the U.S.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.05.17)

Aero Linx: The Air Traffic Control Association Established in Washington, D.C., in 1956 by a group of air traffic controllers, the Air Traffic Control Association has been from the outset dedicated to progress in the science of air traffic control and the preservation of a safe flight environment. It provides a forum in which those concerned can address the myriad issues inherent to the development of viable air traffic control systems and aviation infrastructures, and the ever increasing demands on the global navigable airspace environment. Those in the aviation community -- the providers of air traffic control, system architects, manufacturers, suppliers, system operators and users -- join together

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.05.17)

“The design approach that has power and propulsion provided by a separate service module traces back to the Apollo program. The auxiliary engines we are delivering to Lockheed Martin and NASA for the European Service Module provide a redundant capability to the OMS engine capability.” Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake, discussing the hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018.

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