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August 21, 2023

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.21.23)

Aero Linx: N3N Owners and Restorers Association Welcome to the website of the N3N Owners and Restorers Association. Our association is dedicated to the preservation of the Navy N3N aircraft. The N3N holds a special place in aviation history. The aircraft was both designed and built by the Naval Aircraft Factory, located on the grounds of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. It is believed to be the only primary training aircraft ever produced as a convertible (land and sea) design. It holds the distinction of being the last biplane in US Military service – in operation at the Naval Academy (Annapolis) until 1959.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.21.23): Discrete Code

Discrete Code As used in the Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS), any one of the 4096 selectable Mode 3/A aircraft transponder codes except those ending in zero zero; e.g., discrete codes: 0010, 1201, 2317, 7777; nondiscrete codes: 0100, 1200, 7700. Nondiscrete codes are normally reserved for radar facilities that are not equipped with discrete decoding capability and for other purposes such as emergencies (7700), VFR aircraft (1200), etc.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.21.23)

"And again, we emphasize that this event is to be set in one of the most professional environments in the sport aviation community. The event will offer extensive indoor exhibit space, fast and easy access to flying areas and activities, and expert forums and guidance for the sport aviation community--provided by experts and associates that contribute to the SportPlane Resource Guide. "

Source: From a recent update about our plans to partner with some exceedingly qualified people and organizations to revitalize the winter sport aviation fly-in network with an offering on the SUN n FUN Aerospace Expo campus.

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