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November 23, 2019

ICAO And EASA Continue Their Support To South East Asia’s Aviation Ambitions

Join Forces To Achieve The Beijing Ministerial Declaration Commitments For Aviation Safety

In their second such event since 2018, ICAO and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) brought together South East Asian aviation officials this week to discuss new ways to improve local cooperation and strengthen regional safety performance.

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SNC’S 'Shooting Star' Arrives At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Module Provides Additional Storage Space To Dream Chaser Spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has delivered a test version of its Shooting Star cargo module to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for testing ahead of its planned launch with SNC’s Dream Chaser spacecraft in 2021.

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USAF Proposes Expansion Of Military Operating Area In New Mexico

Existing MOAs Were Developed For Legacy Aircraft More Than 30 Years Ago

One of the primary missions at Holloman AFB is to train F-16 pilots. The F-16 pilot training syllabus requires that pilots accomplish a series of training missions in a specific order. Each training mission must occur in airspace that is appropriately sized and approved for the training activity. When appropriate airspace is not available at the required time, training is delayed, increasing training expenses and disrupting pilots’ progress in the program.

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Government Of Ghana Signs Letter Of Intent To Purchase Up To Six Dash 8-400s

Country Plans A Flag Carrier To Serve Domestic, Regional And International Routes

The Republic of Ghana has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase up to six Dash 8-400 aircraft from De Havilland Canada. The country recently announced plans to launch a home based carrier in Accra, Ghana to serve domestic, regional and international routes.

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Colorado Air And Space Port: A New Hub For Commercial Space Exploration

Multiple Enhancements Planned For Front Range Airport

Just last year, the FAA approved the 11th U.S. spaceport to be constructed as a part of Colorado Air and Space Port (CASP) at Front Range Airport (KFTG). CASP will serve as a dual facility to accommodate the growing demand for space travel and exploration, yet still serve as an FBO for general aviation customers.

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Air Senegal To Grow Its Fleet With Eight A220s

Will Be Used To Develop Long-Haul Network In Europe

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight A220-300 aircraft. The MoU was signed in the presence of HE Alioune SARR, Minister of Tourism and Transport Senegal.

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USRA Announces 2019 Distinguished Undergraduate Award Winners

Honors Outstanding Undergraduate Students In Fields Of Aerospace Engineering And Space Science Through A Competitive Process

The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) has announced the winners of the prestigious annual Distinguished Undergraduate Awards in keeping with its goal to recognize and develop promising future scientists in space-related disciplines. These awards honor outstanding undergraduate students in the fields of aerospace engineering and space science through a competitive process.

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EMSA Extends Contract For Camcopter S-100 Coast Guard Services In Croatia

UAV Routinely Carries Out Regular Day And Night Patrolling Flights

After the successful two-month maritime surveillance services of Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 for the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) extends the contract to the end of the year.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.23.19)

“Aviation safety and security is a collective responsibility, and it’s for this reason that ICAO promotes new and strengthened partnerships in aid of both regional and global objectives.” Source: Arun Mishra, ICAO Regional Office Director for the Asia and Pacific (APAC).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.23.19): Line Up And Wait (LUAW)

Used by ATC to inform a pilot to taxi onto the departure runway to line up and wait. It is not authorization for takeoff.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.23.19)

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