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August 27, 2017

New Course Provides Students With More Job Opportunities In Singapore Aviation

Strong Aviation Talent Pipeline Crucial To Matching Jobs In Growing Aviation Sector

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has launched two initiatives which will expand aviation course options for students, as well as promote awareness and interest in aviation careers amongst the youth. The Higher NITEC in Airport Operations and a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Scout Association (SSA), announced last week by Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport, Mr Ng Chee Meng, are part of CAAS’ ongoing efforts to drive manpower development in the aviation sector.

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Drone World Expo To Offer Over 40 Educational Sessions

Topics Include The Use Of Drones In Newsgathering, Insurance, Maritime, And More

The commercial drone industry can provide business solutions to a variety of industries, which is why Drone World Expo is bringing over 40 educational sessions to the San Jose Convention Center on October 3-4, 2017. Industry experts and thought leaders will lead seminars on everything drones can do for businesses, whether that's newsgathering, insurance, scientific research, or anything in between.

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Best Ever Image Of A Star's Surface And Atmosphere

First Map Of Motion Of Material On A Star Other Than The Sun

While a lot of attention has been focused on the recent solar eclipse here in the U.S., astronomers have constructed the most detailed image ever of a star ... the red supergiant star Antares ... using ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer. They have also made the first map of the velocities of material in the atmosphere of a star other than the Sun, revealing unexpected turbulence in Antares’ huge extended atmosphere. The results were published in the journal Nature.

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Admiral Rogers, General Hayden To Speak At AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference

Event To Be Held September 18-20 In National Harbor, MD

The Air Force Association (AFA) has announced that Admiral Michael S. Rogers and General Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) will be featured on its "Defending the Newest Frontier – Breaking the Cyber Barrier" Panel at AFA's Air, Space & Cyber Conference held September 18-20, 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.

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Gulfstream To Streamline And Enhance Customer Connectivity With New Program

Collaboration With Satcom Direct Provides Single Point Of Contact For Exclusive Cabin And Flight Deck Connectivity Packages

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced the creation of its Connectivity Service program, a comprehensive, bundled suite of in-flight internet, voice and entertainment offerings customized to meet the needs of each Gulfstream operator.

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Caverton Expands Existing Bell Fleet With Eight 407GXPs

Logistics Company Supports The Oil And Gas Industry In Nigeria

A purchase agreement has been signed between Textron and Caverton Helicopters for eight Bell 407GXPs. The Group operates in the marine and aviation logistics sectors for the oil and gas industry and employs over 700 employees in Nigeria. Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled to begin later this year.

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Airmen, Sailors Prepare To Support F-35 At Sea

Sailors Train At Eglin AFB With USAF 33rd Maintenance Squadron

Two Petty Officers 1st Class from the USS Abraham Lincoln received initial training from the Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron’s Aerospace Ground Equipment, or AGE, flight at Eglin Air Force Base, Aug. 7-11, 2017.

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FAA Investigating Reported Near Miss Between A UAV And An Airliner

Report Came From Airliner Departing From Memphis International Airport

The FAA is investigating a report of a near miss between a drone and a Delta Airlines MD-88 flying about a mile south of Memphis International Airport.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.27.17): Intermediate Fix

Intermediate Fix The fix that identifies the beginning of the intermediate approach segment of an instrument approach procedure. The fix is not normally identified on the instrument approach chart as an intermediate fix (IF).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.27.17)

Aero Linx: Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives The Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives was originally formed in 1968. The states representing the GLC include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. In 1991, the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Manitoba joined the Chapter. On behalf of the Chapter President, Officers, State Representatives, and general membership, we would like to extend a welcome and invitation to you to consider joining the Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (GLC/AAAE).

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.27.17)

“We are here to familiarize ourselves with what we can expect on the ship when F-35s are on board, allowing us to be fully functional. When we do return to our command we will be capable enough to handle any situations that come up.” Source: Petty Officer 1st Class Jeremiah Appel, of the USS Abraham Lincoln -- who received initial training from the Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron’s Aerospace Ground Equipment, or AGE, flight at Eglin Air Force Base, Aug. 7-11, 2017, in preparation for F-35C operations onboard their ship.

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