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November 29, 2013

Aero-TV: Sandel, APG Aid The UN--Enhancing Int’l Terrain Avoidance for Helo Ops

Impressive International Deal Provides Much-Needed Protection For Int'l Helicopter Operations

ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell meets with Jerry Henry of Sandel Avionics at the 2013 NBAA convention. Jim starts the interview with his standard question which is, “What’s going on at Sandel?” The response to this question is, “quite a bit,” and it’s significant in the international market. Sandel avionics has joined with a company named Aviation Partners Group, also known as APG. An APG representative explained that there is a large international market for helicopter terrain avoidance electronics, and Sandel is t

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ANN Wishes Our Readers, Listeners And Viewers A VERY Happy Thanksgiving Holiday

Yes... We Will Be On A Holiday Schedule For The Rest Of Week

As the Aero-News staff observes the US holiday of Thanksgiving on Thursday, we wanted to let our readers know that ANN will still be on the job, reporting breaking news in the aviation and aerospace fields as it happens -- in Real Time -- just like always. Aero-News will be publishing at a slightly reduced level on November 27th and 28th, as our staffers spend some time with their families... some of whom may not recognize them away from their computers. Basically, we're going to treat the four-day weekend as just that: a four-day weekend, meaning you'll still be able to find several new stories each day on our website.

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Klyde Morris 11.29.2013

It Apparently Boils Down To What The Meaning Of 'Keep' Is, Klyde


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Rolls-Royce Announces Engine For A330 Regional

Latest Version Of The Company's Trent 700 Engine

Rolls-Royce has unveiled the latest version of its Trent 700, the Trent 700 Regional, will power the recently announced Airbus A330 Regional aircraft. The engine was confirmed at the Rolls-Royce customer symposium in China, which along with South East Asia, will be a key market for the aircraft.

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Orion Flight Test Hardware Thrives Under Pressure

Diaphragm Designed To Keep Harmful Gasses Away From The Spacecraft

Hardware that will keep harmful gases away from the Orion spacecraft during its first trip to space proved it won't bend under pressure during a recent test at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

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Cable Television Executive Blasts Delta For Fare Gouging

Claims Fare Increased While He Was Completing His Transaction

The president of the cable television company SubscriberWise has filed a complaint with Delta Airlines and the FAA charging the airline with increasing his ticket price while he was completing his purchase.

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NASA Delivers Satellite To Japan For 2014 Launch

Will Collect Data On Precipitation Worldwide From A Network Of Other Spacecraft

An international satellite that will set a new standard for global precipitation measurements from space has completed a 7,300-mile journey from the United States to Japan, where it now will undergo launch preparations. A U.S. Air Force C-5 transport aircraft carrying the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory landed at Kitakyushu Airport, about 600 miles southwest of Tokyo, at approximately 1030 EST Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Air Force Rescue Helicopter Deal Hinges On Funding

Sikorsky Wins Contract Contingent On Military Budget

A deal for the U.S. Air Force to purchase 112 military rescue helicopters from Sikorsky is contingent on the program surviving military budget cuts.

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Pan American World Airways Employees Hold Reunion At Former Headquarters

Airline Ceased Operations Under Bankruptcy December 4, 1991

Former employees of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) will gather in Miami, Florida on Saturday December 7, 2013 for a reunion to be held at their old headquarters on the Miami International Airport, currently the corporate offices of Pan Am International Flight Academy, the surviving training division of the airline.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (11.29.13)

“I’m outraged by what should be recognized as nothing more than a deceptive pricing scheme. There was no time-out from the website and the booking process was timely." Source: Cable television executive David E. Howe.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.29.13): Verify Specific Direction Of Takeoff

(Or Turns After Takeoff) Used by ATC to ascertain an aircraft's direction of takeoff and/or direction of turn after takeoff.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.29.13)

Emergency, Abnormal, And Off-nominal Situations Study

The purpose of EAS is to improve aviation safety and the safety of space operations by combining our understanding of human learning and performance and our knowledge of emergency, abnormal, and off-nominal situations and the operational contexts in which they occur.

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AD NUMBER: 2013-23-08

PRODUCT: AQUILA–Aviation by Excellence AG Model AT01 airplanes.

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