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February 21, 2022

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.21.22)

Aero Linx: The National Stearman Foundation Together we can secure the past and preserve the future. The National Stearman Foundation is committed to building a permanent facility to serve the Stearman Community. Located at the Galesburg Municipal Airport (GBG), the facility will provide a permanent home for the National Stearman Fly-In as well as the National Stearman Foundation. The hangar facility envisioned will serve as a year-round home to the world community of Stearman owners, pilots, enthusiasts, historians and future caretakers of this legendary aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.21.22): Permanent Echo

Permanent Echo Radar signals reflected from fixed objects on the earth’s surface; e.g., buildings, towers, terrain. Permanent echoes are distinguished from “ground clutter” by being definable locations rather than large areas. Under certain conditions they may be used to check radar alignment.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.21.22)

"A $100,000 aircraft is no luxury and does not belong in the same category as a car of the same value... COPA has worked with our industry partners and sister associations to advocate for a just and equitable tax that does not single out members of the aviation community. COPA will continue to advocate for the aviation community and work with all our stakeholders to reach that goal. The baseline must be increased, the carryover tax for exempt aircraft should be eliminated and the process must be simplified." Source: The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association commenting as the new Canada Luxury Tax, as written, levies a special charge for those eminently upscale and exclusive vehicles that lie outside the range of average workaday folk.

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