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April 10, 2013

Uncle Sam Strikes Again-- The 'Flight Fee' Verbiage From Obama's 2014 Budget

The Administration's Anti-Aviation Posture Defies Common Sense... and Explanation

As you may have surmised from breaking news, our esteemed President has submitted a budget, two months late, in which his preference for anti-aviation activity and attacks on that business, is again continued. We have reproduced below, directly from the OMB's published Budget doc, the working language used by this government to again target an All-American industry... one that needs the support of our government... not further attacks. This government is but another in the 'Death of 1000 Cuts' that the aviation world seems to be experiencing... and on a near-daily basis. I hope we can survive this lunacy... -- Jim Campbell, ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief 

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Florida Tech Announces New Ph.D. In Aviation Sciences

Seven Areas Of Specialization To Provide Key Skills To Graduates

The Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics (COA) announces plans to launch a new doctoral program, a Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences beginning in the 2013 fall semester. FIT says this innovative program includes seven areas of specialization to prepare new doctoral graduates to meet the challenges of aviation research in the 21st century..

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Seaplane Landing In Portsmouth, NH, Legal, FAA Says

Pilot Did Not Break Any Laws Landing On The Piscataqua River

A seaplane pilot who landed his aircraft on the Piscataqua River between the Sarah Mildred Long and Memorial Bridges of Portsmouth, NH, Saturday may have done something unusual, but not illegal, according to the FAA.

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Massive $26M Verdict Against Lycoming Raises More Questions Than Answers

NTSB Probable Cause Mentions Nothing About Powerplant Issues Being Responsible for Fatal Mountain Impact

News/Analysis/Commentary By James R. Campbell, ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief O...K... here we go again. A jury of our "peers" has rocked the aviation world with a stunning verdict... and we use the word stunning for both monetary as well as evidentiary reasons. And yes, they awarded a total of 26 million smackers. According to a self-congratulatory press release by lawyers crowing about their most recent success in court, "A Seattle jury has awarded more than $26 million in compensatory and punitive damages against AVCO Corporation, doing business as Lycoming Engines, for a July 27, 2008 plane crash near McMurray, Washington resulting in the de

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Continental Motors Extends TBOs Up To 400 Hours

Nearly All Engines Produced After February, 2012 Will See A 200 Hour Increase

Continental Motors has announced TBO increases up to 400 hours on Gold Standard Factory produced engines. The majority of engine models manufactured after February 2012 will see TBOs increase by 200 hours with frequent flyers receiving up to 400 hours.

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Piper Places 35 Trainers With CAE Oxford Aviation Academy

First Ab Initio Flight Schools To Use Aircraft Equipped With Custom Flight Data Management System And Traffic Awareness Technology

Nearly three dozen Piper single-engine and twin-engine training airplanes will be added to the fleet at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. The agreement includes firm orders for 22 single-engine Archer TX training airplanes and 13 twin-engine trainers, as well as parts and service. Deliveries of the 35 total airplanes will start this spring.

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Bendix/King Launches Educational Support Program

Complimentary myWingMan For Student Pilots And Instructors Who Qualify

A new program to support aspiring career-track student pilots and their instructors who are enrolled in approved FAA Part 141 flight training programs was announced Tuesday by Bendix/King. The Bendix/King Educational Support Program provides complimentary copies of the company’s Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) an in flight application for the iPad – via myWingMan.

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