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May 08, 2022

Home Again! NASA, ESA Astronauts Safely Return to Earth

Crew-3 Traveled 75,060,792 Miles During Their Mission

The skies boomed as the Crew-3 mission crossed over ANN HQ... NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft safely splashed down Friday in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, completing the agency’s third long-duration commercial crew mission to the International Space Station. The international crew of four spent 177 days in orbit.

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ALPA Targets Airlines That Allegedly Mismanaged Taxpayer Bailouts

"Incompetence Root Cause of Aviation Operational Meltdowns Leaving Thousands Stranded"

ALPA, not exactly the most bashful association in the aviation universe, this week, SLAMMED U.S. airlines for failing to deliver on a key goal of the multibillion-dollar bailout American taxpayers provided them during the pandemic: effectively manage air-service operations as travel resumes. In a letter to the leaders of Airlines for America, the National Air Carrier Association, and the Regional Airline Association, the lobbying organizations for most U.S airlines, ALPA highlighted the significant rise in flight delays and cancelations plaguing U.S. carriers, which according to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) February 2022 Air Travel Consumer rep

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The FAA Has Declared June 18th, A Drone Safety Day

Drones Are Fastest Growing Segment Of Aviation In The United States

The FAA is inviting the drone community to be part of its 2022 Drone Safety Day campaign on Saturday, June 18. This year’s campaign will be a one-day national event, to encourage drone pilots and recreational flyers to “Fly RIGHT.”

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Coast Guard Helo Rescues 2 After Sailboat Grounds In Breaking Surf

MH-65 Responds To Emergency Near Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey

The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday night after their 33-foot sailing vessel, Free Bird, grounded and overturned near Little Egg Inlet. A person aboard Free Bird used a VHF-FM marine radio Friday at about 8 p.m. to hail Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders and report that they grounded in shoals and began heeling over while heading south toward Atlantic City. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, along with rescue boat crews from Coast Guard Stations Atlantic City and Barnegat Light, responded to the call for help.

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Embry-Riddle Computer and Project Management Students Build Pilot App

App Intended To Introduce Pilots To Less-Visited Aviation Sites 

Beginning in May, pilots in Arizona can use an app newly developed by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students for the Arizona Pilots Association to keep track of pilots' visits to airports and aviation sites around the state. The app is part of a program meant to introduce pilots to less-visited aviation sites and increase their comfort level in visiting unfamiliar airports. “I always look for opportunities for students to apply their learning,” said Reg P. Parker, assistant professor in the Department of Global Security and Intelligence Studies. “The important thing here is that we are actually producing a product for a customer, as opposed to condu

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RESIDCO Launches Flight Training Aircraft Leasing Platform

Company Acquires Brown Aviation Lease Assets

RESIDCO reports that it has acquired all the assets of Brown Aviation Lease, consisting of 31 aircraft on lease to several flight schools and major universities and 5 orders for delivery in 2022. Most of the aircraft consists of the Cessna 172 Skyhawk, a four-seat aircraft that is very popular amongst flight schools and the flying community with over 44,000 built. The average fleet age is 4 years old.

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AD: Engine Alliance Turbofan Engines

AD 2022-10-04 Requires The Replacement Of The Affected Stages 7-9 Compressor Rotor Spool

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Engine Alliance (EA) GP7270, GP7272, and GP7277 model turbofan engines. This AD was prompted by a manufacturer investigation that revealed certain stages 7-9 compressor rotor spools were manufactured from a billet of material suspected of having foreign material embedded. This AD requires the replacement of the affected stages 7-9 compressor rotor spool. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD is effective May 23, 2022. 

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AD: Scheibe-Aircraft-GmbH Gliders

AD 2022-09-17 Requires Inspecting The Left-Hand (LH) And Right-Hand (RH) Control Sticks

The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Scheibe-Aircraft GmbH Model SF25C gliders. This AD was prompted by mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) issued by the aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product. The MCAI identifies the unsafe condition as severe corrosion on the inner surface of the control stick tube. This AD requires inspecting the left-hand (LH) and right-hand (RH) control sticks for corrosion and, if corrosion is found, replacing the affected control stick. The FAA is issuing this AD to address the unsafe condition on these products. This AD

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NTSB Prelim: Lancair IV

There Was A “Sudden Explosion And The Right Window Was Gone.”

On April 10, 2022, about 1108 eastern daylight time, an experimental, amateur-built Lancair IVP, N7KJ, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Leicester, Massachusetts. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to the pilot, about 40 minutes after departure, during a cross-country flight at 16,500 ft mean sea level, there was a “sudden explosion and the right window was gone.”

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.08.22)

Aero Linx: The South Carolina Aviation Association Airports in South Carolina support the state’s economy and are themselves economic generators. Residents, businesses, and visitors also rely on the airport system for health, welfare and safety needs. Further, South Carolina’s military airfields are also important to our national security. All types of businesses in South Carolina rely on aviation––through both commercial service and general aviation airports––for the efficient transport of people and goods. Airports are a critical part of the transportation infrastructure needed to retain and attract business

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.08.22): Takeoff Hold Lights (THL)

Takeoff Hold Lights (THL) The THL system is composed of in-pavement lighting in a double, longitudinal row of lights aligned either side of the runway centerline. The lights are focused toward the arrival end of the runway at the “line up and wait” point, and they extend for 1,500 feet in front of the holding aircraft. Illuminated red lights indicate to an aircraft in position for takeoff or rolling that it is unsafe to takeoff because the runway is occupied or about to be occupied by an aircraft or vehicle.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.08.22)

“As evidenced by the recent 65 percent spike in flight delays and cancellations, it is clear to all that the airlines have mismanaged this critical relief package, which was specifically designed to make certain that airlines were prepared to meet the increase in travel demand we are experiencing today.” Source: Capt. Joe DePete, ALPA president, as ALPA (not exactly the most bashful association in the aviation universe), this week, SLAMMED U.S. airlines for failing to deliver on a key goal of the multibillion-dollar bailout American taxpayers provided them during the pandemic: effectively manage air-service operations as travel resumes.

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