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June 20, 2023

Aero-TV: Sector Leaders to Gather at NAFI Summit

Autumn in Lakeland

Autumn 2023 will see the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) convene a Flight Instruction Safety and Business Summit at Lakeland, Florida’s SUN ‘n FUN campus. The 24 through 26 October event will host current and prospective Certificated Flight Instructors (CFIs) and feature addresses and presentations set forth by flight training luminaries, aviation industry advocates, government representatives, and media. By way of invitation, NAFI president Paul J. Preidecker penned an open letter reading in part: “On behalf of all of us at NAFI, I want to invite you to join us for this important gathering. The NAFI S

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.20.23)

Aero Linx: Christian Pilots Association of Alaska, Inc. Christian Pilots Association of Alaska, Inc. is composed of aircraft owners who are using their gift and skill as pilots and their own aircraft to share the Gospel message with those in "Bush Alaska" where over 100 villages have no pastor or Christian witness.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.20.23): Radar Contact Lost

Radar Contact Lost Used by ATC to inform a pilot that the surveillance data used to determine the aircraft's position is no longer being received, or is no longer reliable and radar service is no longer being provided. The loss may be attributed to several factors including the aircraft merging with weather or ground clutter, the aircraft operating below radar line of sight coverage, the aircraft entering an area of poor radar return, failure of the aircraft's equipment, or failure of the surveillance equipment.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.20.23)

“Reliable personnel forecasts allow the Air Force to continue executing the warfighting mission. Our experienced aviators are uniquely qualified to succeed in a combat environment and these incentives are necessary to maintain that talent and competitiveness with our pacing challenge.” Source: Maj. Gen. Albert Miller, Air Force Training and Readiness director, discussing the news that military aviators eyeing separation got another data point to consider before filing their paperwork - a $50,000 bonus aimed at keeping the USAF's investments in the service.

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