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December 06, 2009

North American Airlines Pilots Choose ALPA

87% Of NAA Pilots Supported Change From Teamsters

 ALPA welcomes today's announcement by the National Mediation Board (NMB) that the pilots of North American Airlines (NAA) have selected ALPA as their collective bargaining representative.

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A Few Aero-Tips For The (Icing) Season #7: Braking Action Reports

Ice... Not Our Idea Of A Good Time

For those of us who have "hit the boots" (or the equivalent system on your favorite bird) a few times in the last few days due to the ever-present seasonal 'charms' of in-flight icing, we thought a series of short tips from Cirrus Design's Scott Winter (yes, that IS his real name) might help us all to consider some of the realities of this time of year. So... here is the last of seven tips for dealing with icing. Y'all be careful out there!

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Miami-Dade Police Department Gets Second AS350B3

Two More Helos Will Join The Force Over The Next Two Years

American Eurocopter delivered another AS350B3 helicopter to the Miami-Dade Police Department's (MDPD) Aviation Unit Thursday. This is the second of four AS350B3s that have been ordered.

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AIA Asks Obama For Export Reform

CEOs Suggest UAS As One Of Five Areas Of Focus For Interagency Review Panel

In August the President announced the formation of an interagency export control system review led by the National Security Council and National Economic Council. This week AIA sent a letter identifying five areas of reform, signed by more than 100 chief executive officers of member organizations.

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School Makes Noise Over FAA Noise Abatement Grant

Officials Head To DC To Protest Reevaluation Of Eligibility

Representatives in Chicago's School District 214 are protesting the removal of Elk Grove High School from a list of locations eligible for noise abatement insulation. 

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Famed Astronaut Bar Prepares Final Splashdown

30 Years of Tradition To End in 2010

Owner Stephanie Foster left no room for uncertainty in her December 1 note on the tavern's website: "The Outpost is closing. . .and this time, it is for good."

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.06.09): Transmissometer

An electronic instrument system which provides a continuous record of the atmospherictransmission between two fixed points.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.06.09)

WIA 2010 Scholarships

WAI currently offers more than $300,000 in scholarships for 2010. 

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (12.06.09)

"We did not have the resources under the IBT that we have now with ALPA, and we plan to take full advantage of this opportunity." Source: Capt. Al Gallo, Temporary Master Executive Council chairman of the NAA unit of ALPA, upopn announcing that pilots of North American Airlines (NAA) have selected ALPA as their collective bargaining representative.

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AD: Lockheed

AD NUMBER: 2008-11-02 R1

MANUFACTURER:  Lockheed Model L-1011 Series Airplanes  

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AD: Twin Commander

AD NUMBER: 2009-25-02

MANUFACTURER: Twin Commander Aircraft LLC Models 690, 690A, and 690B Airplane

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