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March 26, 2017

Industry Support Continues To Grow For Third Annual Drone World Expo

Complimentary Registration Available For Qualified End-Users

Registration is now open for Drone World Expo 2017. From October 3-4, the 3rd annual Drone World Expo will once again gather thousands of thought leaders, end-users and decision makers in the commercial drone industry at the San Jose Convention Center.

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Three Historic WWII Airplanes To Visit Greenville SC

B-25 Mitchell Bomber, P-51 Mustang And SBD Dive Bomber Will Offer Rides

Three iconic World War II aircraft will bring history  alive May 5 -7 at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), Airport Rd Ext., Greenville, SC.

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Atlanta Tech Fights For Recertification Of Aviation Program

Certificate Was Pulled By The FAA In December Of Last Year

Atlanta Technical College upgraded its aviation maintenance programs several years ago, hoping to capitalize on the predicted shortage of qualified mechanics in the industry.

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Malaysia Airlines Signs With Airbus For A350 XWB Flight Training

Carrier Will Take Delivery Of Its First Of The Type Later This Year

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has signed an agreement with the Airbus Asia Training Center (AATC) in Singapore to provide A350 XWB training to the carrier’s flight crew.

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Ike Completes 300,000th Arrested Landing

Carrier Has Been In Service For Nearly 40 Years

When the crew of aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) saw the ship's first commanding officer, Capt. William Ramsey, make the first launch off the flight deck Sept. 15, 1977, few probably thought the 17th commanding officer would one day proudly announce the ship's 300,000th successful arrested landing.

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Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, Facility Adds Aruba To Its Certifications

Now Holds Certifications From 11 Aviation Authorities Around The World

Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, facility was recently approved by Aruba’s Department of Civil Aviation as an approved aircraft maintenance organization.

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New Study Maps Space Dust In 3-D

Berkeley Lab-Led Research Raises New Questions About Properties Of Dust In Local And Distant Reaches Of Milky Way

Consider that the Earth is just a giant cosmic dust bunny—a big bundle of debris amassed from exploded stars. We Earthlings are essentially just little clumps of stardust, too, albeit with very complex chemistry.

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Canada’s Aviation Hall Of Fame Declares Honorary Poet

British Columbia Lieutenant Governor To Be Induction Ceremony Guest Speaker

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame has declared John Gillespie Magee Jr. as its Honorary Poet. Magee was a 19-year old Spitfire pilot serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force when he wrote his famous sonnet, “High Flight,” which has become a symbol of lost aircrew in both peace and war.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.26.17)

Aero Linx: The Illinois Aviation Trades Association (IATA) The Illinois Aviation Trades Association (IATA) was founded on the simple principle to be a single source for industry education, peer to peer networking and statewide legislative representation for the many partners of general aviation. IATA has remained responsive to its members' needs by ushering industry concerns before regulatory and legislative bodies to insure corporate and private aviation is rightly viewed as an integral part of our State's economy and a vital element to its future growth. General aviation expansion is essential for effective commerce and logistic development in Illinois and IATA plays a role to give our industry a c

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.26.17): Circle To Runway

Circle To Runway (Runway Number) Used by ATC to inform the pilot that he/she must circle to land because the runway in use is other than the runway aligned with the instrument approach procedure. When the direction of the circling maneuver in relation to the airport/runway is required, the controller will state the direction (eight cardinal compass points) and specify a left or right downwind or base leg as appropriate; e.g., “Cleared VOR Runway Three Six Approach circle to Runway Two Two,” or “Circle northwest of the airport for a right downwind to Runway Two Two.”

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.26.17)

"Every landing on a ship is a very precise thing. When you get 300,000, it's a pretty big testament to the skill of the aviators and the personnel who maintain the recovery equipment. It's an incredible feat." Source: Cmdr. Jeremy Rifas, air boss for the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) which just announced the ship's 300,000th successful arrested landing.

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