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February 27, 2023

Airborne 02.27.23: WAI2023 Record, AirCorp P-51 Buy, EAA Learn To Fly Week

Also: ANN's Infamous April 1st Edition, Aspen FBO Selection, Navy F-35C Accident, Drone Pilot Apprenticeships
 
Women in Aviation International just completed held one of its largest and most successful annual gatherings during their 34th Annual Conference at Long Beach Convention Center last week. With its blend of world-class speakers, busy exhibit hall, an array of education sessions, and more than 120 scholarship awards, the WAI2023 conference delivered numerous opportunities to connect and network with female peers in the aviation and aerospace industry. As AirCorps Aviation has bought up the biggest repository of P-51 Mustang parts in the world from Pioneer Aero Services of Chino, California. Armed with their new, expansive inventory, AirCorps will b

Navy F-35C Accident Attributed to Pilot Error

But for a Single Error …

On 24 February 2023, the United States Navy (USN) made public its determination that a 2022 accident involving one of the service’s F-35C Lightning II fighter jets was occasioned by a junior flight officer’s failure to complete a requisite landing checklist during a specialized maneuver.

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EAA to Host Inaugural Learn to Fly Week

Event to Run 15 through 20 May 2023

By virtue of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Learn to Fly Week and the webinars and informational gems it comprises, aspiring aviators will be afforded excellent and ample opportunity to discover and explore the myriad pathways by which pilot credentials may be earned. Spanning the week of 15 through 20 May 2023, EAA’s Learn to Fly Week will address the entirety of the didactic and practical aspects of the pilot certification process.

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U.S. Army Aviation Regiment Honored

Hail the Conquering Night Stalkers!

For their participation in four different operations between 2019 and 2022, members of the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, known as the Night Stalkers, were recognized during a 16 February 2023 ceremony at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell. The storied unit provides aviation support to special operators throughout the U.S. military, and has participated in high-stakes missions such as the 2011 Abbottabad, Pakistan raid in which Osama Bin Laden was killed.

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UND Adds Aerospace Engineering Degree

Take THAT, Embry-Riddle!

On 23 February 2023, the University of North Dakota’s College of Engineering and Mines announced the addition of an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering. The program, which will commence in autumn 2023 and be offered in both in person and online formats, is the first of its kind in the Roughrider state.

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Seven FBO Chains Competing for Aspen Location

Fixed BASE Gold

On 21 February 2023, Pitkin County—the idyllic Colorado mountain paradise to which the wealthy and beautiful flock for purpose of cavorting on the slopes and partying in the streets of the county seat, Aspen, made public the identities of seven applicants seeking to fill the coveted opening for a fixed-based operator (FBO) on the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE).

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Man Arrested After Threatening Flight School

The Sour Grapes of Wrath

Connecticut State Police report an Oxford man who allegedly threatened violence against the Stratford School for Aviation and its students has been arrested. Joseph Cyr, 31, was charged with threatening and breach of peace, both in the second degree, following Connecticut State troopers’ investigation of a complaint made against him on 17 February 2023.

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Airborne Affordable Flyers 02.07.23: SnF Innovation Preview!, UL Webinar, SW-51

Also: Rutan Long EZ Donated, Sonex High-Wing, Aspen Update, GAMA & Friends Urge EPA

It may be THE news event of 2023... The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo is proud to present, as the lead-in to the aviation year via its partnership with the Aero-News Network, the 2023 SUN ‘n FUN Innovation Preview. The aviation world is driven by new developments in technology, design, and innovation... And focusing the entire Aero-Verse at the beginning of the year on all that is cool, interesting, innovative, important, and pivotal is the ultimate aim of the 2023 SUN ‘n FUN Innovation Preview. The EAA's Virtual Ultralight Day webinars return this yea

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Airborne Affordable Flyers 02.07.23: SnF Innovation Preview!, UL Webinar, SW-51

Also: Rutan Long EZ Donated, Sonex High-Wing, Aspen Update, GAMA & Friends Urge EPA

It may be THE news event of 2023... The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo is proud to present, as the lead-in to the aviation year via its partnership with the Aero-News Network, the 2023 SUN ‘n FUN Innovation Preview. The aviation world is driven by new developments in technology, design, and innovation... And focusing the entire Aero-Verse at the beginning of the year on all that is cool, interesting, innovative, important, and pivotal is the ultimate aim of the 2023 SUN ‘n FUN Innovation Preview. The EAA's Virtual Ultralight Day webinars return this yea

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Oman Opens Airspace to Israeli Air-Carriers

Passage Through Saudi-Oman Corridor Opens Asian Routes

On 23 February 2023, Oman's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) set forth that the nation’s airspace would henceforth be open to all civilian air-carriers. The measure enables Israeli airlines to utilize the Saudi-Oman corridor, thereby significantly cutting flight times to Asia.

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Classic Aero-TV: Goes Like Heck! - Wipaire's Boss 182 Amphibious Conversion

From 2016 (YouTube Version): Upgrades For Your 182…

Sun ‘n Fun 2016 presented the opportunity to see some really interesting things, and a hopped-up Cessna 182 on floats, called the Wipaire Boss 182 Amphibious, runs pretty high on the list for displaying the, “Right stuff.”ANN’s News Editor, Tom Patton, had the opportunity to stop by the Wipaire display to take a look at this mean looking piece of machinery. To get the scoop, Tom met up with Brittnie Brink, who is with aircraft sales at the Wipaire Company. 

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Modern Aviation Acquires Three FBO Operations

All Employees Retain Positions

Modern Aviation, an FBO concern busily building a national network of first-rate FBO properties, has finalized its acquisition of three Northeast U.S.A. FBOs: Mystic Jet Center, LLC, which operates Mystic Jet Center at Groton, Connecticut’s Groton-New London Airport (GON); Columbia Air Services-BHB, LLC, which operates Columbia Air Services at Trenton, Maine’s Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB); and Columbia Air Services-RUT, LLC, which operates Columbia Air Services at Rutland, Vermont’s Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.27.23)

Aero Linx: F-35A Lightning II

The F-35A is the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighter. It will replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcons and A-10 Thunderbolt II’s, which have been the primary fighter aircraft for more than 20 years, and bring with it an enhanced capability to survive in the advanced threat environment in which it was designed to operate. With its aerodynamic performance and advanced integrated avionics, the F-35A will provide next-generation stealth, enhanced situational awareness, and reduced vulnerability for the United States and allied nations.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.27.23): Fuel Remaining

Fuel Remaining A phrase used by either pilots or controllers when relating to the fuel remaining on board until actual fuel exhaustion. When transmitting such information in response to either a controller question or pilot initiated cautionary advisory to air traffic control, pilots will state the APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF MINUTES the flight can continue with the fuel remaining. All reserve fuel SHOULD BE INCLUDED in the time stated, as should an allowance for established fuel gauge system error.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.27.23)

“[We’re] an organization that is still very relevant in today’s affairs. Even though we think that the War on Terror may be over, violent extremism is still alive and well in the world.” Source: Colonel Roger Waleski, commander of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, discussing their participation in four different operations between 2019 and 2022, as members of the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, known as the Night Stalkers,  and for which they were recognized during a ceremony at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell. 

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