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June 13, 2021

Skyrocketing Results (Literally) For Blue Origin Auction

The Very First Seat On New Shepard Sells For A Stunning $28 Million

Blue Origin has concluded the online auction for the very first seat on New Shepard with a winning bid of $28 million. Nearly 7,600 people registered to bid from 159 countries. The winning bidder will fly to space on New Shepard’s first human flight on July 20, and will join Blue Origin founder, Jeff Bezos, and his brother, Mark. The winning bid amount will be donated to Blue Origin’s foundation, Club for the Future, whose mission is to inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM and to help invent the future of life in space.

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Milestone: Angel Flight NE Celebrates 25th Year of Service

Notes Silver Jubilee Of Coordinating Free Air Transportation To Life-Saving Medical Care

Since Angel Flight NE’s first flight on May 31, 1996, this vital nonprofit has made an incredible transformational impact in the lives of more than 80,000 patients and their families by assisting them with free air transportation to access life-saving medical care. “This amazing, fulfilling journey over the last 25 years would not have been possible without the commitment of our staff, volunteer pilots, commercial aviation partners, earth angels, corporate partners, sponsors and supporters,” said Fr. Larry Camerlin, President and Founder of Angel Flight NE.

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Vaughn College Partners with JetBlue

Will Cooperate With Airline’s ‘University Gateway’ Pilot Pathway Program

Vaughn College has partnered with JetBlue as part of the company’s University Gateway Program. Launched in 2007, the JetBlue University Gateway Program is currently the airline’s longest-running pathway program for aviation college students that attend Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)-accredited institutions. As a benefit of the program, Vaughn’s aircraft operations students can apply and interview for positions at JetBlue while completing their collegiate courses. Once accepted, students will follow a defined path to gain experience and build their flight time before joining JetBlue for as a first officer at the company up

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Navy/Marines Celebrate Sabrehawks Winging Ceremony

'The Marine Corps Has Changed Since The Time Of The First Female “Wizzo”'

The Navy and Marine Corps newest aviators graduated from Training Squadron VT-86, at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., May 27. During the graduation, aviator wings were pinned on to students signifying that they have completed the training required to become naval aviators. Out of 16 graduates at the Saberhawks most recent “winging ceremony” one Marine took home a set of wings, marking a historic moment in Marine Corps history. US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Brenda McCarthy (pictured below) is the last female Marine to receive her aviator wings for the position of Weapon Systems Officer, or WSO.

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Klyde Morris (06.11.21)

Oh No -- Klyde Has Played The Greta Card...

FMI: www.klydemorris.com

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Classic Aero-TV: Ralph Maloof Revs Up - Innovations For Homebuilt A/C Engines

From 2016 (YouTube Version): A VW Bug Engine Conversion Has Matured Into an Engine for the Airplane Homebuilder…

While at EAA AirVenture 2016, ANN News Editor, Tom Patton, visited with the folks at RevMaster and talked with Ralph Maloof, who is an aeronautical engineer and inventor. The first thing we find out in this interview is that the RevMaster engine is based on the Volkswagen Bug engine, but it is not simply a Volkswagen engine with slight modifications to make it fit in an airplane. Maloof says it has been modified to the point that it is really designed for aircraft use, not for automobile use.

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Airborne-Special Edition 05.21.21: Looking to AirVenture With Jack Pelton, Pt 2

Also: Following A Successful Sun n Fun, It's Time To Look Ahead To Oshkosh...

Now that Sun and Fun is firmly in the rearview mirror, and it’s massive crowds showed how successful aviation events can be, it's time to look forward to the long-awaited 2021 rendition of EAA AirVenture. In order to get a proper look at what this year's Oshkosh could look like, we video chatted with EAA boss, Jack Pelton, about what we can expect. Because of The massive numbers of people who attended Sun n Fun, combined with truly impressive Advance ticket sales for this year's AirVenture, suggest that this Oshkosh coul

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Airborne-Special Edition 05.20.21: Looking to AirVenture With Jack Pelton, Pt 1

Also: Following A Successful Sun n Fun, It's Time To Look Ahead To Oshkosh...

Now that Sun and Fun is firmly in the rearview mirror, and it’s massive crowds showed how successful aviation events can be, it's time to look forward to the long-awaited 2021 rendition of EAA AirVenture. In order to get a proper look at what this year's Oshkosh could look like, we video chatted with EAA boss, Jack Pelton, about what we can expect. Because of the massive numbers of  people who attended Sun n Fun, combined with truly impressive Advance ticket sales for this year's AirVenture, suggest that this O

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NTSB Prelim: Air Tractor Inc AT-502A

One Witness Stated That It Looked Like The Pilot, “Didn’T Pull Out Of A Barrel Roll.”

On May 18, 2021, about 1325 central daylight time, an Air Tractor airplane, N887LA, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Clayton, Louisiana. The pilot was fatally injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 aerial application flight. The operator stated that the pilot had completed several flights already and was in the processing of spraying product on a field when the accident happened.

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AD: Bell Textron Canada Limited Helicopters

AD 2021-11-01 Prompted By The Engine Manufacturer Expanding The RPM (N2) Steady-State Operation Avoidance Range Limits

The FAA is superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2013-20-13 for certain Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited (now Bell Textron Canada Limited) (Bell) Model 206B and 206L helicopters. AD 2013-20-13 required installing a placard beneath the engine power dual tachometer and revising the Operating Limitations section of the existing Rotorcraft Flight Manual (RFM) for your helicopter. This AD was prompted by the engine manufacturer expanding the RPM (N2) steady-state operation avoidance range limits. This AD retains certain requirements of AD 2013-20-13, and requires revising certain sections of the existing RFM for your helicopte

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AD: CFM International, S.A. Turbofan Engines

AD 2021-11-21 Prompted By A Report Of A Manufacturing Quality Escape Found During An Inspection

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain CFM International, S.A. (CFM) LEAP-1A model turbofan engines. This AD was prompted by a report of a manufacturing quality escape found during an inspection of a high-pressure turbine (HPT) case. This AD requires the removal from service of the affected HPT case. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD is effective July 15, 2021.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.13.21)

Aero Linx: The Ohio Aerospace Institute Our Vision: To be the primary command center for all aerospace initiatives. Our Mission: We collaborate with members in government, industry, and academia to accelerate Ohio’s aerospace workforce development through a global network of connections, educational programs, and cutting-edge information.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.13.21): Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) GNSS refers collectively to the worldwide positioning, navigation, and timing determination capability available from one or more satellite constellations. A GNSS constellation may be augmented by ground stations and/or geostationary satellites to improve integrity and position accuracy.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.13.21)

“This amazing, fulfilling journey over the last 25 years would not have been possible without the commitment of our staff, volunteer pilots, commercial aviation partners, earth angels, corporate partners, sponsors and supporters. From our first patient in 1996 to every patient since then and going forward, each of them are forever part of our Angel Flight NE Family. We are beyond grateful we could fly and support them during the most difficult times in their lives providing compassion, healing, caring and hope.” Source: Fr. Larry Camerlin, President and Founder of Angel Flight NE, commenting on their 25th anniversary of serving the community via general aviation.

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