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August 22, 2005

Oregon TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7318  Issued:  08/22/2005 19:30  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  OR  Facility:  ZSE - SEATTLE (ARTCC),AUBURN,WA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  13 NE OF PRINEVILLE OR. 

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Arizona TFR: Until Further Notice

Issued:  08/22/2005 19:00  Effective:  08/22/2005 21:00 - 08/23/2005 00:00  State:  AZ  Facility:  ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  CLIFTON AZ. 

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Oregon TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7308  Issued:  08/22/2005 17:50  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  OR  Facility:  ZSE - SEATTLE (ARTCC),AUBURN,WA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  20 E LAKEVIEW OR. 

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Polish Air Force Leader Lost In Aerobatic Accident

Was Promoted To General Only Last Week

Poland is mourning the loss of its Air Force chief, General Jacek Bartoszcze, who died in the crash of a two-place aircraft on Saturday, according to his country's military.

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AD: Tiger Aircraft

AD NUMBER: 95-19-15R1 MANUFACTURER: Tiger Aircraft LLC SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 95-19-15 R1 SUMMARY: The FAA is revising Airworthiness Directive (AD) 95-19-15 for all Tiger Aircraft LLC (Type Certificate A16EA formerly held by American General Aircraft Corporation and Grumman American Aviation Corporation) Models AA-5, AA-5A, AA-5B, and AG-5B airplanes.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2005-13-35 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-13-35 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to all Bombardier Model DHC-8-100, DHC-8-200, and DHC-8-300 series airplanes.

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Early Indications of Helios Crash Cause

Problems With Cabin Pressure May Have Led To Mishap

By ANN Contributor Nathan Morley The doomed Cypriot Helios Airways plane that crashed in Athens eight days ago ran out of fuel and suffered a loss of cabin pressure. So say Greek investigators still poring over the wreckage.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2005-17-03 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-17-03 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes. This AD requires installing additional shielding of the hydraulic lines in the wing box area.

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AD: McDonnell Douglas

AD NUMBER: 2005-17-04 MANUFACTURER: McDonnell Douglas SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-17-04 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain McDonnell Douglas airplanes. This AD requires a general visual inspection for damage to the Firex discharge pipes and wye assembly of the fire extinguishing system of the number 2 engine; and corrective and other specified actions, as applicable.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-17-02 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-17-02 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 777-200 and -300 series airplanes. This AD requires inspecting the valve control and indication wire bundles of the fuel system of the wing rear spar for discrepancies, and corrective action if necessary. This AD is prompted by reports of six incidents of the wire bundles chafing against the rear spar stiffeners outside the fuel tank.

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Northrop Grumman Gets Approval On Anti-Missile Project

DHS Signs On For Airliner Defense System

Northrop Grumman Corporation says it's received approval from the Department of Homeland Security of its design of anti-missile system aimed at safekeeping commercial aircraft. The Guardian protection system is a Counter-Man Portable Air Defense System (Counter-MANPADS) intended to protect commercial aircraft from attack by ground-based, shoulder-fired missiles.

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NWA Still Flying

But Soon, Mechanics' Strike May Be The Least Of Its Worries

Northwest Airlines was still flying Monday morning, the third day of a massive mechanics' union strike. But with rising fuel prices and the need for ongoing concessions from the other unions, Northwest's toughest days may still be ahead.

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Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity-Jog

Discovery Returns To KSC

The Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery successfully landed at the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at Kennedy Space Center, FL, Sunday. Discovery, riding piggy-back on the modified Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), made a sweep of the Brevard County beaches as it circled for a landing, giving residents a birds-eye view of the duo.

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Mike Mangold Takes Red Bull By The Horns

1.2 Million Hungarians At Europe’s Largest Sports Event

According to estimates of the Hungarian police, 1.2 million spectators watched the fifth race of the "Red Bull Air Race World Series" in Budapest Saturday, which makes the race probably the largest sports event in Europe and the second largest worldwide after the New York Marathon.

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Best of Show! The Very Best (And Worst) of Oshkosh 2005! (Part Two)

The Very Best (And Worst) of Oshkosh 2005! (Part Two)

Compiled By The Staff and Readership of the Aero-News Network

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Northwest Updates Strike Situation

Official NWA Statement (Sunday Afternoon) 

Northwest continues to operate its normal early-fall, weekend flight schedule despite the strike by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA). Load factor through noon (CDT) on Sunday, August 21, was 80.9 percent...

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First Production MH-60R Delivered

Finger Gives Navy New Bird

Sikorsky Aircraft celebrated the first customer delivery of its new MH-60R submarine hunter and surface attack helicopter Friday, in a ceremony held at the company's Stratford (CT) facility.

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Klyde Morris 08.22.05

Klyde Opines On The NWA Strike

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Sergei Krikalev: High-Time Spaceman

Cosmonaut Commanding ISS Breaks Record for Spaceflight

A Russian Cosmonaut quietly broke the all-time time-in-space record, previously held by a countryman, last week. Sergei Krikalev Tuesday surpassed the 748-day record held by Sergei Avdeyev.

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Thunderbirds No-Show Chicago

Crowd Disappointed

The US Air Force Thunderbirds decided to cancel their Sunday appearance at the Chicago Air and Water Show after two of the aircraft touched in the Saturday performance.

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"A Perfect Crash"

Wet But Uninjured

If such a thing as a "perfect crash" exists, it would seem that John Mailamo has bragging rights to it. Mailamo, a 57-year-old pilot from San Diego (CA) emerged completely unscathed when the Piper PA-18-105 Super Cub he was flying crashed onto the rocky beach off of Palos Verdes Estates on Saturday.

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ANN Free Classifieds Featured Ad: Titan Tornado II

For Sale: Titan Tornedo II

725 TTAF, Jabiru 85 hp 300TTE, EIS, Elec Flaps, Tinted Lexan, extra sound insulation, GA tires and tubes, extra parts included, 3 gph auto fuel at 90 mph, will consider partial trade, email for more info and photos, 651-329-2229, dalemseitzer@yahoo.com Exterior Quality: 7, Interior Quality: 7 Used, will sell for $21,000.00

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (08.22.05)

" We just want to make sure that everything is perfect before we go back up in the air." Source: Captain Angela Johnson, for the Thunderbirds, after they decided to cancel their Sunday appearance at the Chicago Air and Water Show. Two of the aircraft touched in the Saturday performance.

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Montana TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7286  Issued:  08/21/2005 18:00  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  MT  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  SUPERIOR MT. 

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Nebraska TFR: 08.26.05 - 08.28.05

NOTAM Number :  FDC 5/7225 Location : Offutt AFB, Nebraska near OMAHA VORTAC (OVR) Beginning Date : August 26, 2005 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date : August 28, 2005 at 22:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM : aerial demonstrations by high performance military aircraft teams. Type : Airshow

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Indiana TFR: 08.25.05 - 08.28.05

NOTAM Number :  FDC 5/7226 Location : Indianapolis, Indiana near SHELBYVILLE VORTAC (SHB) Beginning Date : August 25, 2005 at 17:00 UTC Ending Date : August 28, 2005 at 23:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM : aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Type : Airshow

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