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November 19, 2017

Officials Balk At Increasing Funding For Scottish Airshow

Organizers Seek £300,000 Per Year To Stage The Event, But Are Likely To Be Turned Down

The South Ayrshire Council in southwest Scotland is likely to turn down a request from The Scottish Airshow for long-term funding for the annual event.

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Airlander 10 Gets Trashed... Again

'Broken in Two' -- This is the Airlander's Second Major Mishap

The Hybrid Air Vehicles HAV 304/Airlander 10 has been involved in yet another accident... this time when the massive inflatable broke loose from its moorings. The 302 foot airship had flown another test flight, Friday, and was moored through Saturday when something occurred breaking loose the vehicle and causing extensive damage to the airframe. Two people were reported to have suffered minor injuries as the vehicle deflated automatically once its safety systems were engaged following its disconnection from the mooring mast. The was no attempt to fly the vehicle at the time of the accident and none had been scheduled following the previous days's excursions.

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Boeing Pledge To Power Construction Of MIT's New Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

Company To Be Lead Sponsor Of Most Advanced Academic Wind Tunnel In The U.S.

Boeing will be the lead donor in the replacement of MIT's 79-year-old Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel with a new Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel that will be the largest and most advanced academic wind tunnel in the United States.

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Airbus Foundation Launches The Little Engineers Program In India

Goal Is To To Inspire Young Minds Towards STEM Careers

The Airbus Foundation together with its partner ‘The Little Engineer’ has launched the Airbus Little Engineer (ALE) robotics program in India.

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Canadian Customer Selects Bell 407GXP For Technology Capabilities

Customer Remains Anonymous

Bell Helicopter has announced the signed purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXP to a private customer in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Gogo Dealership Approval Added To JetSupport’s Scope Of Services

Can Offer A Diverse Range Of Modification, Installation Of New Equipment, Parts Support

JetSupport has been authorized as a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul Gogo Business Aviation dealer and will participate as a partner for hardware sales and installations across Gogo’s product portfolio on business aircraft.

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United Arab Emirates Orders Five Airbus C295 Aircraft

C295 Sales Pass The 200 Mark

The United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defence has ordered five Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.19.17): Standard Instrument Departure (SID)

Standard Instrument Departure (SID) A preplanned instrument flight rule (IFR) air traffic control (ATC) departure procedure printed for pilot/controller use in graphic form to provide obstacle clearance and a transition from the terminal area to the appropriate en route structure. SIDs are primarily designed for system enhancement to expedite traffic flow and to reduce pilot/controller workload. ATC clearance must always be received prior to flying a SID.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.19.17)

Aero Linx: The International Association of Airport Executives Canada (IAAE Canada) The International Association of Airport Executives Canada (IAAE Canada) exists to promote the profession of airport management and the professional development of Airport Managers in Canada. Since its inception in 1994, IAAE Canada has helped many members accomplish their goals by providing various educational and career enhancing opportunities.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.19.17)

"...all councillors agreed in principle to support the Scottish International Airshow for up to three years and to continue discussions with the event organizers with a view to considering a finalized funding package and proposals for the development of the Scottish International Airshow at Leadership Panel on November 28.” Source: Jill Cronin, the council’s head of enterprise, development and leisure, in comments made as the South Ayrshire Council in southwest Scotland appears likely to turn down a request from The Scottish Airshow for long-term funding for the annual event.

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