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June 08, 2019

Airborne 06.07.19: Dickson Investigated, Hoover Stamp Update, Ampaire Flies!

Also: FL AME Charged, WACO Aircraft Expansion, Airline Funding Scam, Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

Getting a new FAA Administrator may not be as immediate as it once sounded... The Senate Commerce Committee is looking into allegations in a lawsuit that alleges that Stephen Dickson, President Trump's nomination to become the next FAA Administrator, retaliated against a pilot who voiced safety concerns with him in 2016. In this case, the pilot, Karlene Petitt, met with Dickson about unspecified FAA violations by the airline. Dickson was a senior vice president in charge of flight operations at Delta at the time.

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Boeing 777X Entry Into Service May Be Delayed

Company Working To Resolve Issues With The GE9X Engines, Carbon-Composite Wings

The entry into service of the Boeing 777X may be delayed beyond its projected June, 2020 date due to issues with the GE9X engine and the airplanes carbon-composite wings, according to industry sources.

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Burt Rutan Returning To AirVenture

Will Be Featured During The Theater In The Woods Evening Programming On Thursday, July 25

Renowned aircraft designer and aerospace engineer Burt Rutan will be honored and celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The 50th consecutive EAA fly-in convention at Oshkosh is July 22-28 at Wittman Regional Airport.

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Applications Open For Qantas Group Pilot Academy

Facility Due To Open In Toowoomba In September

Applications are being accepted for the new Qantas Group Pilot Academy, due to open its doors to the first student intake in Toowoomba in September this year. The Academy is part of the Qantas Group’s strategy to build a long-term talent pipeline for its own airlines and help the broader industry meet the increasing need for skilled aviators.

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CAE Signs New 5-Year Training Agreement With AirAsia In The Philippines

Extends The Use Of The CAE Rise Training System

CAE announced today at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) the signing of a new five-year training agreement for AirAsia’s A320 pilots in the Philippines. The agreement extends the use of the CAE Rise training system to a third AirAsia affiliate. As part of this agreement, CAE will continue to provide initial training for the airline’s pilots and will soon undertake recurrent training at CAE Clark – Philippine Academy for Aviation Training (PAAT) in the Philippines, starting in July 2019.

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La Compagnie’s First A321neo Makes Inaugural Transatlantic Flight

Airline Has Two Additional A321neo Airplanes On Order

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport.

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Purdue Female Pilots Ready To Take Off In Cross-Country Aviation Race

Two Teams Representing The University In The Air Race Classic

On the ground, the Purdue University teams competing in this year’s Air Race Classic are friends, part of the 7% of certified pilots who are female. All of the Purdue participants say they enjoy the camaraderie among the teams. But once they take to the skies, the pilots admit, everyone’s competitive nature takes over.

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Reserve Airmen Hunt Hurricanes

Atlantic Hurricane Season Began June 1

The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, aka Air Force Reserve “Hurricane Hunters,” based out of Keesler Air Force Base is the only Air Force unit tasked with the mission of collecting data from the inside of a storm and flying into the eye of hurricanes.

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All Engines GO For Vega-C Maiden Flight

Initial Launch Planned For 2020

ESA is working with industry towards the maiden flight of Europe’s new Vega-C launch vehicle in 2020 for more launches, with increased performance, to more orbits.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.08.19)

“All the racing ladies are really fun and we’ll hang out with the other collegiate teams before the race. But during the race, attitudes change a little bit because everyone wants to come out on top.” Source: Tiffany Imhoff, who will be representing Purdue University in the 2019 Air Race Classic later this month.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.08.19): Expedite

Used by ATC when prompt compliance is required to avoid the development of an imminent situation.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.08.19)

The Art Of Airsickness Bags

Have you succumbed to the unbridled joy of Air Sickness Bag Collecting? Do you have vomit fever (or, fever-induced vomiting)? Are you ever considering becoming a collector? According to the founder, this site has been named an "Official Pointless Website."

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