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November 06, 2016

FAA Training Requirement Update Approved For Mitsubishi MU-2

14 CFR Part 91 Subpart N Replaces Special Federal Aviation Regulation 108

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has reported that the Federal Aviation Administration has just introduced a new regulation, 14 CFR Part 91 Subpart N, which will be replacing Special Federal Aviation Regulation 108 (SFAR 108) concerning MU-2B special training, experience, and operating requirements.

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Civil Air Patrol Commanders Receive Leadership Training

Fifteen Commanders From Across Civil Air Patrol Hone Their Leadership Skills At CAP National Headquarters

The intense, graduate-level week long course prepares the participants, which include one region commander and 14 wing commanders, to be better commanders as well as members of the CAP Command Council. Participants are selected for the course by their region commander and must be approved by Maj. Gen. Joe Vazquez, CAP’s national commander.  

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Generation Orbit Prepares For GO1 Wind Tunnel And Hot Fire Testing

Tests Will Be Conducted At AFRL's Rocket Lab At Edwards AFB

Generation Orbit Launch Services (GO) has announced the award of a SBIR Phase II Extension from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division (AFRL/RQHV) to enable wind tunnel and integrated hot fire testing of the GO1 hypersonic testbed. These efforts will further the development of the vehicle by validating aerodynamic models and demonstrating the functionality of the fully integrated GO1 rocket vehicle system.

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Stellar, Rockwell Collins Initiate New Flight Operations Management Platform

Dynamic, Web-Based Schedule Board Allows Customized Views Of Trip Data

Stellar Labs and Rockwell Collins are creating a unified cloud-based platform that will include Stellar’s revenue management, optimization, and marketplace capabilities with all of the market leading functionality of ARINCDirect FOS (Flight Operations System).

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Associated Aircraft Group Expands With 3 S-76 Helicopters

Will Operate Out Of Teterboro, Trenton-Mercer, And Dutchess County Airports

Associated Aircraft Group, the Northeast’s largest premier executive Sikorsky S-76 helicopter service, has announced the continued expansion of its helicopter management program with the addition of three Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. The announcement was made at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.

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Airbus Corporate Jets Brings New Look To Large-Cabin Design

Cabin Combines Customer Wishes With Fresh Design Approach

Airbus Corporate Jets has combined its knowledge of customer preferences with a fresh approach to cabin design, creating a new cabin concept for its ACJ320neo Family.

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FlightSafety, Gulfstream Enhance Pilot And Maintenance Technician Training

Now Available For Multiple Types Of Gulfstream Jets

FlightSafety International and Gulfstream Aerospace announce enhancements to the training programs and services available to pilots and maintenance technicians of Gulfstream aircraft.

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Bombardier C Series Aircraft Makes Its China Debut

Was On Static Display At China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition

A Bombardier CS300 jetliner, the second CS300 flight test vehicle, has arrived in Zhuhai, China. The visit is the debut of the C Series aircraft in China and the jetliner, which is showcasing the logo of CS300 first operator airBaltic, was on static display at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China) from October 30 to November 3.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.06.16): Common Point

Common Point A significant point over which two or more aircraft will report passing or have reported passing before proceeding on the same or diverging tracks. To establish/maintain longitudinal separation, a controller may determine a common point not originally in the aircraft’s flight plan and then clear the aircraft to fly over the point.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.06.16)

Aero Linx: Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) Mission: To advance, promote, and preserve the Canadian freedom to fly.  Our Strategic Vision: COPA will be the strong, recognized and credible voice, sufficient in size and capability to optimize access to Personal Aviation in Canada. Background: The idea to form COPA was born in April, 1952. Back then, Laurentian Air Services pilot John Bogie was having lunch in the Ottawa Flying Club lounge with Spartan Air Services pilot Bill Peppler and Paul Saunders when Ottawa pilot Margaret Carson came storming in and declared that something had to be done about the way small aircraft owners and ope

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.06.16)

“This will benefit the MU-2 community since modifications to the training program (such as changes to the stall recovery procedure) will be more easily corrected with AC updates in the future.” Source:  Pat Cannon, representing Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) in the management of 14 CFR Part 91 Subpart N program, in comments associated with the Federal Aviation Administration's introduction of a new regulation, 14 CFR Part 91 Subpart N, which will be replacing Special Federal Aviation Regulation 108 (SFAR 108) concerning MU-2B special training, experience, and operating requirements.

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