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May 25, 2006

ANN Special Report: John Hovan On Closing Opa-Locka West 05.26.06

The folks who run Florida's Miami International Airport are hungry for cash... and they think they've found an answer: turn the Opa-locka West airport into a limerock mine. Officials at the airport

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.26.06

A prop and crankshaft fall completely out of a Cessna taking off from Florida...

Engine failure is blamed in the crash of a Lancair-4 near Pittsburgh...

And we'll tell you what happ

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.26.06

A prop and crankshaft fall completely out of a Cessna taking off from Florida...

Engine failure is blamed in the crash of a Lancair-4 near Pittsburgh...

And we'll tell you what happ

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MD TFR: 05.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8242 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 19:09 UTC Location: Hagerstown, Maryland Beginning Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 10:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 11:55 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MD TFR: 05.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8261 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 20:37 UTC Location: Hagerstown, Maryland Beginning Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 15:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 16:50 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MD TFR: 05.26.06 - 05.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8246 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 19:40 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: May 26, 2006 at 18:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 11:40 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MD TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8283 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 22:12 UTC Location: HAGERSTOWN MARYLAND MAY 27 2006 PURSUANT TO TITLE 14 S, United States Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NASA To Welcome Columbus Next Week

Module Headed To ISS In 2007

A European named Columbus will soon begin a journey to America... where it will receive a warm welcome from the folks at NASA.

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Spirit Aerosystems Lands Cessna Contract

Second Non-Boeing Deal In Two Months

It's a big deal for Wichita, KS-based Spirit Aerosystems. The Boeing spinoff has won a contract from crosstown neighbor Cessna to build the upper and lower wing tooling for the Citation Sovereign midsize bizjet.

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US Opens Skies To Ecuadorean Airlines

Move Comes As US-Quito Relations Strained

One month after US skies were reopened for airlines flying from Venezuela, the FAA has now lifted similar restrictions it placed on Ecuadorean airlines flying to US airports back in 1995.

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Second State Lawmaker Involved In Plane Accident

Oh. Deer.

It turns out that South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer wasn't the only state lawmaker involved in a general aviation accident Tuesday night.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 05.25.06

COPA's Mike Radomsky On M-4

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 05.25.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.25.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- COPA's Mike Radomsky: 05.25.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association president Mike Radomsky on this year's Cirrus Migration)

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Families of the Lockerbie Bombing Demand Justice

Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Call on Congress and Administration to Hold Libya Accountable

Families of the victims of Pan Am Flight 103 have called on the Bush Administration to hold Libya fully accountable for an agreement the Libyan government reached with the victims' families three years ago.

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NY TFR: 05.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8175 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 20:35 UTC Location: West Point, New York Beginning Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 11:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 27, 2006 at 16:00 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: 05.31.06 - 06.05.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8199 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 10:36 UTC Location: Oakland, Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: May 31, 2006 at 19:15 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 05, 2006 at 1:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstarstion Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Northern Calicornia (NCT) TRACON, 916-366-4080

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CO TFR: 05.30.06 - 05.31.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8200 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 10:39 UTC Location: USAF Academy, Colorado near BLACK FOREST VORTAC (BRK) Beginning Date and Time: May 30, 2006 at 19:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 31, 2006 at 19:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstration by the USAF Thunderbirds Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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Lycoming Woes Continue: 2005 C172S Snaps Crank, Throws Prop

Pilot Uninjured and Executes Successful On-Airport Landing

The powerplant difficulties experienced by Textron-Lycoming and more importantly, its customers, continue. After a series of expensive and worrisome ADs have created havoc for Lycoming owners across the globe, problems continue to be reported... with a particularly dramatic addition having occurred Tuesday during the takeoff of a fairly new Cessna 172S.

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Are Sleepy Controllers Causing Trouble At ORD?

NTSB Asks FAA To Look Into Matter

Fatigue is near the top of concerns that busy pilots face daily -- and perhaps not just because of their own lack of sleep.

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Retired Delta Pilots Ask Court To Axe Contract Agreement

Hearing Scheduled May 31... As Current Pilots Finish Voting On Deal

A tentative pay agreement reached between Delta Air Lines and its pilots last month may be in danger... not from the pilots union, but rather from former pilots for the carrier.

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Pilots Safe After Italian F-16s Collide

Second Midair Incident In Two Days

The pilots of two Italian Air Force F-16s are safe after their jets collided in flight off the Sardinia coast Monday night. The planes were participating the international "Spring Slag 2006" drill near Decimomannu air base, near Cagliari.

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One Year Later, GOES-N Launch Goes Off Without A Hitch

After a series of delays bumped its launch date by over a year, on Wednesday the Geostationary Operational Environmental-N satellite (GOES-N) lifted off aboard a Boeing Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL. The rocket lifted off its pad at Launch Complex 37 at 6:11 pm EDT.

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UK Ambassador To Afghanistan Escapes Burning C-130

Plane Caught Fire On Landing; Burst Tire To Blame

The new British ambassador to Afghanistan had a close call earlier this week, when the military C-130 transport plane he was on caught fire as it was landing at an airstrip in Helmand province.

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LOT, Ryanair Take Competition To An Uncomfortable Level

Now Playing: The 'Fuel' Monty

A friendly warning to any airline interested in casting a challenge against Irish LCC Ryanair and its boss, Michael O'Leary: don't make such a comment unless you're prepared to face the consequences.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (05.25.06): Prevailing Visibility

Aero-Tips!

Understand what's meant by prevailing visibility, and be prepared for overall visibility to drop if conditions are variable enough that a prevailing visibility is reported.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.25.06)

Aero-Linx!

Environmentalists try to enlighten us about the situation of pollution on Earth. Now they’re reaching into space.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.25.06): FDLP

Aero-Terms!

Flight Deck Landing Practice -- Landing a Navy aircraft on a transiting aircraft carrier with a moving flight deck is the most hazardous and demanding thing our pilots do, and requires constant training.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (5.25.06)

"When asked about ORD (O'Hare) controllers' awareness of the need for adequate sleep, one supervisor stated that controllers did not discuss the issue much and were 'just used to being tired.'"

Source: John Clark, NTSB aviation safety director, in the May 16 letter to FAA Chief Operating Officer Russell Chew regarding a possible link between a series of runway incursion incidents at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this year... and controller fatigue.

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TX TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8234 Issue Date: May 24, 2006 at 16:54 UTC Location: 21 Miles Southeast, Amarillo, Texas near PANHANDLE VORTAC (PNH) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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