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November 22, 2018

Boeing Announces Nearly A Quarter-Billion Dollars In Corporate Giving In 2018

Includes More Than $55 Million In New Grants To Support Charitable Partners

Boeing corporate giving will exceed $230 million in 2018, driven by $55 million in new charitable grants, as well as increases in business and employee contributions.

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Giving Tuesday: United To Donate Up To 6 Million Miles

Will Match Customer Donations Made Through Charity Miles Partnership

In celebration of Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27, United Airlines announced today that the airline will match customer donations of MileagePlus miles to the airline's featured Charity Miles partners up to 6 million miles. MileagePlus members who visit beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 27 and donate 1,000 miles or more to the charity of their choice through Dec. 21 will have their donation matched mile for mile up to 5 million miles by United Airlines.

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SpaceX Announces New Name For BFR

Second Stage Of The System Now Known As 'Starship'

Elon Musk has announced a new name for the spaceship/upper stage of the BFR: "Starship".

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Universities Space Research Association Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

Recognizing Outstanding Future Space Scientists

In keeping with its goal to recognize and develop promising future scientists in space-related disciplines, Universities Space Research Association (USRA) today announced the winners of the prestigious annual USRA Scholarship Award. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduate students in fields of aerospace engineering and space science through a competitive process. 

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World's First Research Center To Improve Canadians' Air Travel Experience

Will Study The Experience From Check In To Deplaning

Air transport allows thousands of Canadians to connect with families and explore other parts of the world. It is also at the core of Canada's economic future. Canadian leaders say investment in leading-edge technologies is needed to remain a leader in the aerospace industry and keep air travel safe and enjoyable for all Canadians.

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Chinese Aviation Authority Grants Certificates To Coptersafety

Sims Comply With Level D Requirements

Helicopter training service provider Coptersafety has received certificates issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its current Airbus H145 and two Leonardo AW139 full-flight simulators (FFS). According to CAAC’s evaluation, Coptersafety’s simulators comply with level D requirements of CCAR-60 (China Civil Aviation Regulations Part 60). Level D is the highest certification level.

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ATSG Delivers Boeing 767 Freighter To SkyTaxi Of Poland

Has An Option To Lease A Second 767-200 Next Year

Air Transport Services Group announced the delivery by its Cargo Aircraft Management subsidiary of a Boeing 767-200 converted freighter to SkyTaxi of Poland under a seven-year lease.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.22.18)

"Our people have unique skills and an unwavering passion for making a difference in the world, both through our products and services and the ways we give back to our communities." Source: Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing chairman, president and chief executive officer.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.22.18): Controlled Airspace

An airspace of defined dimensions within which ATC service is provided to IFR and VFR flights in accordance with the airspace classification.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.22.18)

National Smokejumper Association

The National Smokejumper Association, through a cadre of volunteers and partnerships, is dedicated to preserving the history and lore of smoke jumping.

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