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June 19, 2016

Professional Aviation Engineering Practice’ Degree Courses Launch In The U.K.

Courses Developed By Academia And Industry Offer A Balance Of Theoretical And Hands-On Training

AeroAcademy, the University of South Wales (USW) and the Aviation Skills Partnership have created a Professional Aviation Engineering Practice degree level course. With lessons commencing in September 2016, the course is available as a three-year BSc (Hons) Degree or a two-year Foundation Degree.

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Jet Edge Adds 50th Business Jet To Its Growing Fleet

Nine Airplanes Added To The Fleet To Reach Milestone

Jet Edge International has reached 50 business jets in their managed aircraft fleet. More than a measure of fleet size, this milestone further positions Jet Edge as not only the leader in large-cabin business jet management but also highlights the company’s highly-developed safety culture, programs, and exceptionally talented staff members required to support its consistent growth while maximizing value for clients, the company said in a news release.

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New Software Provides Unprecedented 3D View For Pilots On Tablets

App Designed To Increase Pilot Situational Awareness On Approaches

A new app recently released by Honeywell gives pilots an unprecedented way to preview and brief approaches.

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The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Announces 2016 Class Of The Space Camp HOF

Three To Be Recognized At Ceremony July 16

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is pleased to announce the selection of three outstanding individuals who make up the 2016 class of the Space Camp Hall of Fame: Jason Hopkins, an aerospace engineer and business development specialist at Masten Space Systems and a former NASA Fellow; Dr. Amy Kaminski, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Chief Scientist, NASA; and George Whitesides, CEO of Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company.

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Air Medical Group Holdings To Launch Dedicated HEMS Venture In India

Will Be Established With New Airbus Helicopters H130s

Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) has ordered new Airbus Helicopters H130s to launch the first-ever dedicated helicopter emergency medical services operation in India.

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Edwards Testing Facility Hosts First Canadian Air Force Plane

Canada Updating CC-130H Fleet To 'J' Model

For the first time ever, a Royal Canadian Air Force plane has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility, a state-of-the-art center for electronic warfare testing.

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Satellite Imagery To Be Used To Combat Illegal Fishing

exactEarth And DigitalGlobe Partner On The Program

A strategic alliance between exactEarth Ltd. and DigitalGlobe Inc. to offer joint services to the commercial fishing industry and to aid in the combating of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.19.16): Traffic Alert And Collision Avoidance System

Traffic Alert And Collision Avoidance System An airborne collision avoidance system based on radar beacon signals which operates independent of ground-based equipment. TCAS-I generates traffic advisories only. TCAS-II generates traffic advisories, and resolution (collision avoidance) advisories in the vertical plane.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.19.16)

Aero Linx: Central Florida Helicopter Association (CFHA) CFHA was conceptualized in October 1999 by Orange County Sheriff’s Office air crews. CFHA was organized in response to the need for better communications amongst the helicopter operators within the district. The increased number of helicopters used by the various operators and agencies dictated a need to enhance the safety of helicopter operations. The CFHA has become a platform for establishing policies, procedures, promoting public awareness and enhancing safety. The FAA serves in an advisory capacity to the association.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (06.19.16)

"The BAF is the closest thing to actually flying the aircraft in (a radio frequency) threat environment. The chamber allows us to execute multiple test objectives in a controlled-repeatable manner and collect data to evaluate the radar warning receiver's technical performance and effectiveness.” Source: Emil Poliakov, a Canada Department of National Defense radar warfare engineer, discussing a Royal Canadian Air Force plane entering the Benefield Anechoic Facility, a state-of-the-art center for electronic warfare testing.

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AD: B/E Aerospace Protective Breathing Equipment Part Number 119003-11

AD NUMBER: 2016-11-20

PRODUCT: Certain B/E Aerospace protective breathing equipment (PBE) that is installed on airplanes.

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