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November 01, 2006

IA TFR: 11.03.06 - 11.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5062 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 15:41 UTC Location: Sioux City, Iowa Beginning Date and Time: November 03, 2006 at 19:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 1:15 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CO TFR: 11.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5064 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 15:53 UTC Location: Greeley, Colorado Beginning Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 16:10 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 18:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 11.05.06 - 11.06.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5001 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 1:00 UTC Location: Devore, California near PARADISE VORTAC (PDZ) Beginning Date and Time: November 05, 2006 at 21:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 06, 2006 at 0:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For fire fighter memorial service Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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CO TFR: 11.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5065 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 15:58 UTC Location: Englewood, Colorado Beginning Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 1:35 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 19:25 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MT TFR: 11.01.06 - 11.02.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4965 Issue Date: October 31, 2006 at 21:12 UTC Location: Kalispell, Montana Beginning Date and Time: November 01, 2006 at 23:10 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 02, 2006 at 1:10 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CO TFR: 11.03.06 - 11.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4952 Issue Date: October 31, 2006 at 19:26 UTC Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Beginning Date and Time: November 03, 2006 at 19:15 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 16:25 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 11.03.06 - 11.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5018 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 11:49 UTC Location: Thermal, California near THERMAL VORTAC (TRM) Beginning Date and Time: November 03, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 23:59 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Jacqueline Cochran Airshow High performance aerial demonstrations Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Palm Springs (PSP) Air Traffic Control Tower, 760-325-5766

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MO TFR: 11.03.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5063 Issue Date: November 01, 2006 at 15:46 UTC Location: Joplin, Missouri Beginning Date and Time: November 03, 2006 at 17:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 03, 2006 at 19:35 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Boyer Comes Out Swinging On User Fees At ATC Conference

"The System Isn't Broken... Stop Trying To Fix It"

You just KNOW when AOPA President Phil Boyer has a chance to speak directly with a representative with the Air Transport Association -- trade association for the nation's airlines -- about the hot-button topic of user fees... there's gonna be some quotable comments.

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NY Senator Asks FAA For MacArthur Airport Safety Audit

Did Contractor Do Shoddy Work... Or Is This Just Grandstanding?

Calling Long Island's MacArthur Airport "a model of exactly how we should not run our airports," on Tuesday New York Senator Charles Schumer called for the FAA to launch a safety audit of the facility.

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Tampa Airport Returns To Normal After Security Scare

Concourse Evacuated After Suspect Item Found

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 11.01.06 1345 EDT: Things are returning to normal at Tampa (FL) International Airport, where the discovery of a 'suspicious item' by TSA screeners resulted in the partial evacuation of the airport terminal.

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NATA Reacts To NTSB Recommendations Related To Teterboro Accident

Says Many Are Already Being Acted On

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) reports it endorses the spirit of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) safety recommendations for Part 135 operators announced at Tuesday's hearing.

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Raytheon Unveils New 'Cockpit' For UAVs

Uses Technology Developed For Private Gamers

This week, Raytheon unveiled its Universal Control System (UCS) -- a first of its kind unmanned aerial system (UAS) "cockpit" that revolutionizes operator awareness and efficiency, while providing the ability to control multiple unmanned aircraft, reduce potential accidents, improve training, and decrease costs.

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United Posts Modest Q3 Profit; Northwest Loses Money Due To Bankruptcy Costs

One Step Forward, One Step Back(?)

Fresh out of bankruptcy and helped by high ticket prices, UAL -- the parent of United Airlines -- posted a third-quarter net income of $190 million. The news wasn't as rosy for Northwest Airlines, however... which continued to lose money as it works to exit Chapter 11.

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Information AND Entertainment At AOPA Expo 2006

More Than 60 Hours Of Seminars... And A Great Movie, Too

Attendees at next week's AOPA Expo in Palm Springs, CA will have plenty of opportunity to learn while they have fun. More than 60 hours of seminars will run throughout the three-day show... and attendees will also have the chance to experience the wonder of "One Six Right."

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 11.01.06

Reporting On Aviation Accidents, Part Two

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.01.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.01.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Reporting On Aviation Accidents, Part Two: 11.01.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Paul Plack's and Jim Campbell's discussion on when, why and how Aero-News covers aircraft accidents.

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Big Deal! Airbus Customer Goes With Boeing For Long-Haul Planes

TAM Orders Four 777s... Instead Of A340s

In what amounts to a major coup for Boeing, Brazil's TAM Airlines announced late Tuesday it has firmed up plans to acquire four Boeing 777-300ER airliners, with purchase options on four more airframes.

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FAA Issues Special Airworthiness Bulletin For Avidyne PFDs

Mod Fixes Attitude, Heading Reporting Glitch

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) for owners of certain Cirrus, Columbia and Piper aircraft equipped with an Avidyne Primary Flight Display (PFD).

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Sino Swearingen Aims For First Customer Delivery This Week

SN006 Going To Company Co-Founder

If all goes to plan, the first production Sino Swearingen SJ30-2 business jet will be delivered this week... to one of the aircraft's namesakes.

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Boeing KC-767 Passes... Fuel For The First Time

Wants USAF To Buy Its Tanker 

The Boeing Aircraft company practically invented the air-to-air refueling tanker, and it has announced a successful test of its latest model.  

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US Congresswoman Latest Addition To No-Fly List

Has Same Name As Suspected Terrorist

A frequent critic of the TSA's No-Fly list has found herself on that very same list -- and this person is a US Congresswoman: Loretta Sanchez.

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Brazil's Gol Airlines Orders More 737s

Largest Contract For Boeing In Latin America

Boeing announced Tuesday it is building 20 more of its 737-800 New Generation jetliners for the Brazilian carrier Gol. This adds to the 67 aircraft already on order and moves up Gol's option to buy as many as 121 of the newest 737s.

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Cypriot Airline Ajet Plans To Fold Next Year

Name Change Didn't Help After Fatal Accident

The airline whose unpressurized 737 crashed last year in Greece, killing 121, is going out of business.

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Student Prints Fake Airline Boarding Pass

Wanted To Illustrate Flaws In Airport Security

Have you ever wondered how that ticket agent knows the airline boarding pass you printed on your home computer the night before is authentic?  

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Australian Program Catches Deadbeat Parents At The Gate

The Message: Pay Up Before You Leave The Country

Authorities in Australia believe they've found a way to catch deadbeat parents who fail to pay their child support... by stopping them as they're waiting to board airline flights.

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ARINC May Have Found A Cheaper Way For Cockpit WX

Displays Color Weather Graphics Over VDL Mode 2 Data Link

Aero-News has learned that airlines seeking an economical way to deploy data-intensive applications such as color weather graphics for the cockpit may soon find a solution with ARINC Incorporated.

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Pilots Teach Health Workers Safety Techniques

Flight Crews, Surgical Staffs Have Similar Dynamics

For many years it was common that the captain of an aircraft was never questioned by his crew -- and many airplanes went down when a simple cross-check might have averted disaster. Now, the principle of Crew Resource Management (CRM) is considered one of the best techniques to reduce pilot error -- and the medical health field has taken notice.    

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.01.06): CFI Duty

Aero-Tips!

It's no wonder that many midair collisions happen while one airplane's crew is engaged in dual IFR instruction, or that so many CFIs fail to catch a forgotten landing gear extension until the belly hits the pavement.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.01.06)

Aero-Linx!

Do you love to fly, but can’t hear very well? The good news is you can still earn your pilot license.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.01.06): VLJ

Aero-Terms!

Very Light Jet -– Next generation of jets under 12,500 pounds and certified single pilot complete with all the bells and whistles.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.01.06)

"The trend is not surprising given the similarities between health care and aviation. Both involve hours of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror."

Source: Dr. David M. Gaba, a dean at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, commenting on a growing industry of pilots and aviation experts consulting with hospitals and surgical centers, to apply the same crew resource management (CRM) techniques used in aviation safety to the operating room.

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