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June 30, 2006

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.30.06

At least one man familiar with the fight says GA has won the first round of the user fee fight.

Northwest gets permission to void its contract with flight attendants...

And Canada's

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Despite Storm Threat, NASA Reports Discovery Still Go For Saturday

ANN REALTIME UPDATE 06.30.06 1500 EDT -- With storm clouds gathering, the official word from NASA is that Saturday's launch of the space shuttle Discovery remains on as planned.

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1493 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 16:45 UTC Location: 58 Miles West, Prescott, Arizona near KINGMAN VOR/DME (IGM) 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: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1498 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 17:06 UTC Location: 43 Miles West, Delta, Utah near DELTA VORTAC (DTA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1497 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 17:01 UTC Location: 6 Miles Northeast, Virgin, Utah near ST GEORGE VOR/DME (OZN) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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Adam Aircraft Announces Chris Naro as Chief Financial Officer

This week, Adam Aircraft told ANN a new face will soon be seen at the company's Englewood, CO headquarters. He's Chris Naro, who was named Chief Financial Officer for the aircraft manufacturer.

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1431 Issue Date: June 29, 2006 at 21:31 UTC Location: 52 Miles Northwest, Prescott, Arizona near KINGMAN VOR/DME (IGM) 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: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1439 Issue Date: June 29, 2006 at 23:47 UTC Location: 20 Miles North, McDermitt, Nevada near ROME VORTAC (REO) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1458 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 5:27 UTC Location: 20 Miles West, Mustang, Nevada near MUSTANG VORTAC (FMG) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for aircraft fire fighting 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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OH TFR: 06.30.06 - 07.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1479 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 14:49 UTC Location: Columbus, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: June 30, 2006 at 20:25 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 0:10 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NASA Names Its Next Rockets 'Ares'

Designations Honor Moon Program Boosters

In a press conference Friday afternoon, NASA announced the names of the launch vehicles that will carry the (still unnamed) Crew Exploration Vehicle to the moon... and, eventually, to Mars.

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1445 Issue Date: June 30, 2006 at 2:39 UTC Location: 49 Nautical Miles North, Phoenix, Arizona near DRAKE VORTAC (DRK) 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: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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US Navy Names Florida Site As Replacement Target Range

Will Supplant Vieques For Aerial Bombing Practice

Residents in Vieques, Puerto Rico -- as well as protestors there -- can rest a little easier this week, after officials with the US Navy named the Avon Park Air Force Range in central Florida Wednesday as its new site to practice aerial bombardment techniques.

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Embraer Celebrates ANAC Certification Of Its Largest E-Jet

E-195 Type Certified In Brazil; EASA Approval Expected Soon

They're celebrating at Embraer headquarters in São José dos Campos this morning... as the company announced Friday its 118-seat E-195 airliner -- Embraer's largest plane -- received its home market certification from Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC).

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Team Completes Dawn-To-Dusk Spitfire Challenge

Visited 14 Historic British Airfields For Charity

While early morning fog prevented them from getting as early a start as hoped, pilots Steve Bridgewater and Louise Walker were still able to visit 14 out of the 24 airfields they'd hope to fly to within one 24 hour period.

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SkyEurope Increases Order For 737-700s

Exercises Options For Five More Frames

Boeing announced Thursday that Central European low-cost carrier SkyEurope Airlines has converted purchase rights for five Next-Generation 737-700s into orders, in a deal valued at $295 million list.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 06.30.06

CBS News Correspondent Peter King From Kennedy Space Center

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.30.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.30.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Will Discovery Be Delayed By Clouds At The Cape?: 06.30.06 (ANN Special Feature, with CBS News Correspondent Peter King at Kennedy Space Center.)

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1298 Issue Date: June 28, 2006 at 22:28 UTC Location: 19 Miles South West of St. George, Utah near ST GEORGE VOR/DME (OZN) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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Australian ATC Operator Cancels Request For ADS-B Proposals

Needs Time To Sort Out Costs

Australia has done an about-face on ADS-B. After a request last year for proposals from avionics manufacturers for the purchase and installation of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast avionics for general aviation aircraft, this week ATC-provider Airservices Australia abruptly cancelled the RFP process.

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TSA Chief Talks Of Lifting Lighter Ban

...But It Will Take An Act Of Congress

Transportation Security Administration Chief Kip Hawley says it's a case of not seeing the forest through the trees: that screeners are spending so much time looking for recently-prohibited cigarette lighters in carry-on luggage... that they aren't devoting enough time to search for actual bombs.

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FL TFR: 07.01.06 - 07.02.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1428 Issue Date: June 29, 2006 at 21:05 UTC Location: Daytona Beach, Florida near ORMOND BEACH VORTAC (OMN) Beginning Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 21:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 02, 2006 at 2:20 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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ANN Special Feature: CBS News Radio Correspondent Peter King at Kennedy Space Center 06.30.06

The space shuttle Discovery is poised on the pad for tomorrow afternoon's launch and so far, NASA officials say there are no major problems that might get in the way. Well, there IS one... the weat

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AOPA's Boyer Says GA Has Won First Round Of User Fee Battle

"We Understand That 67 Pages Of Questions Came Back"

It is by no means a final victory... but, perhaps, an indication that opponents have won the first round in the fight over user fees.

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NASA Tests Concept For Firefighting UAVs

Would Fly At Night... When Manned Planes Can't

Could crews battling harsh summertime wildfires throughout the country one day benefit from UAVs? That's a question NASA is seeking to answer... and from the sound of it, the agency may just be on to something.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report In VA Bonanza Accident

Says Pilot Spiraled Into Ground, Trying To Find Airport

An NTSB preliminary report released this week says two New Hampshire men killed when their Beech B36TC Bonanza went down in North Garden, VA had trouble seeing the ground.

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Church Group Hike Becomes Rescue Effort

Alaska Food Drop Turns Tragic For Pilot

What had been a much-anticipated spring hike for a church youth group in the Alaskan wilderness turned into a nightmare Tuesday. As a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser was dropping bags of fried chicken for the kids, the aircraft suddenly nosed down and crashed.

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Australian Defense Minister Slams Boeing Over Wedgetail Project

"Very Disappointed" With Delays

Australia's defense minister says he's tired of waiting for Boeing to deliver the six Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft the manufacturer is building for that country's military.

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Canadian TSB Releases Report On 2004 747 Cargo Plane Accident

Improperly Calculated Weight & Balance Led To Runway Crash

We're learning a lot more about the crash during takeoff of an MK Airlines Boeing 747-200 freighter in Nova Scotia two years ago.

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NATCA Says FAA Contract Discourages Controller Transfers

Transferred Controllers Start Over On Pay Scale

As part of the agency's attempt to cut costs, the Federal Aviation Administration has temporarily halted transfers for many controllers looking to make the move from smaller control facilities to larger towers or TRACONs.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.30.06): Altimeter Settings

Aero-Tips!

Set your altimeter properly before flight, and regularly update it as you proceed.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.30.06)

Aero-Linx!

If you're a flying mom, Linda Maloney wants to hear from you.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.30.06): HIGE

Aero-Terms!

Hover In Ground Effect -- The lift needed to sustain a hover can be produced with a reduced angle of attack.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.30.06)

"I think Boeing has let the Australian government down, and I think they've let themselves down."

Source: Australian Defense Minister Brendan Nelson, expressing his frustration over delays in the delivery of six Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft that Boeing is building for that country's military.

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OH TFR: 06.30.06 - 07.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1293 Issue Date: June 28, 2006 at 20:51 UTC Location: Columbus, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: June 30, 2006 at 20:25 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 0:10 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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TN TFR: 06.30.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1294 Issue Date: June 28, 2006 at 21:06 UTC Location: Memphis, Tennessee Beginning Date and Time: June 30, 2006 at 14:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 30, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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