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August 24, 2006

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.25.06

No charges filed against 12 men arrested after yesterday's diversion of a Northwest Airlines flight...

Another suspect charged in connection with the foiled British terror plot...

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ANN Special Feature: Priceline's Mark Koeller on the Return of Deep Discounts 08.25.06

Yesterday... I talked with Tom Parsons... who runs Bestfares Magazine and www.besfares.com about passengers' reaction to the new security rules banning all car

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.25.06

No charges filed against 12 men arrested after yesterday's diversion of a Northwest Airlines flight...

Another suspect charged in connection with the foiled British terror plot...

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Countdown Underway For Sunday's Launch Of Atlantis

Scheduled For 1630 EDT

 Three hours ago, NASA began the countdown for the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-115, at the T-minus 43 hour point. During this mission, Atlantis' crew will resume the construction of the International Space Station -- the goal of the remaining space shuttle flights in the program.

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Men Arrested After NWA Flight 42 Incident To Be Released

No Evidence Of Terrorism Found

Despite suspicious activity and refusing to heed the directions of the cabin crew, all 12 men arrested after the emergency landing of a Northwest Airlines flight bound for India Wednesday will be released from custody -- with authorities saying there was no evidence the men were about to commit an act of terrorism.

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UT TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7468 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 16:16 UTC Location: 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 aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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WA TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7464 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 15:19 UTC Location: Itsburg, Washington 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: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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WY TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7452 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 15:12 UTC Location: 21 Miles West Southwest, Kaycee, Wyoming near CRAZY WOMAN VOR/DME (CZI) 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: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7448 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 14:42 UTC Location: 20 Northeast, Cascade, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7437 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 14:19 UTC Location: 20 Southeast, Cascade, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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 6/7391 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 6:33 UTC Location: University of Utah, Utah 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 6/7384 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 4:03 UTC Location: St. George, Utah near MORMON MESA VORTAC (MMM) 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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MT TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7376 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 2:26 UTC Location: 6 NM Southwest of Victor, Montana near MISSOULA VOR/DME (MSO) 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: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7375 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 2:11 UTC Location: 10 NM Southwest of Riggins, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7374 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 1:47 UTC Location: Riggins, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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OR TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7371 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 1:10 UTC Location: Diamond, Oregon near WILDHORSE VOR/DME (ILR) 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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CA TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7366 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 0:40 UTC Location: Orleans, California 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: Oakland (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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WA TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7355 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 22:34 UTC Location: Mazama, Washington near PRINCETON VORTAC (YDC) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7352 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 22:02 UTC Location: 24 South East of Burley, Idaho near BURLEY VOR/DME (BYI) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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ME TFR: 08.24.06 - 08.27.06

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7266 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 14:26 UTC Location: Kennebunkport, Maine Beginning Date and Time: August 24, 2006 at 14:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 27, 2006 at 18:20 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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WY TFR: 08.25.06 - 08.28.06

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7241 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 13:04 UTC Location: Jackson, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: August 25, 2006 at 1:25 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 28, 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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EADS Orders A400M Audit, But Denies Rumors Of Delay

First Flight Set For Early-2008

 Responding to growing customer concerns, European aerospace conglomerate EADS ordered an audit this week of its Airbus A400M military transport program -- but denied rumors the plane could be delayed as much as two years.

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FAA Eases Restrictions On Border Flights

No Longer Need To Fly Through "Portal Countries"

Even as restrictions on international commercial travel show no sign of being eased anytime soon, things just got a little easier if you're planning to fly across the US border in the near future in your own plane.

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Spirit Of Flight Hall Of Honor Now Open

New Facility Preserves Aero-History

You can never have too many aviation museums, or places of interest -- and Aero-News was pleased to learn this week of the opening of a new aviation-themed facility known as the Spirit of Flight Hall of Honor in Lafayette, CO.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 08.24.06

Are Commercial Passengers Fed Up?

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 08.24.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.24.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Commercial Pax Reacting To Flight Restrictions: 08.24.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Tom Parsons of BestFares.com.)

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Gone West: Ladislao Pazmany

Homebuilder Pioneer Was 82

It is with heavy hearts Aero-News learned of the passing of small aircraft design pioneer and longtime EAA member Ladislao Pazmany, who died August 21 at the age of 82.

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When Gliders Land Badly

Hits Towplane On Taxiway

You know how they say, "Any landing you can walk away from...?" Well, "they" apparently weren't taxiing the towplane hit by a glider at a private airfield in Oregon over the weekend.

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EAA Vs. JAX Over New Anti-Homebuilder Ordinance

Zoning Rule Targets Those Building Planes

The Experimental Aircraft Association says it's fighting a new law enacted in Jacksonville, FL a couple of months ago -- a law that apparently came about because of a dispute between an EAA member and some of his neighbors.

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Change In Plans! Ansari Taking To Stars In September

Will Replace Japanese Businessman On Next Soyuz Flight

You could almost say it was written in the stars. Well, that's a bit trite, but there's no denying that fate smiled on Anousheh Ansari, who was selected Tuesday to replace Daisuke Enomoto as the next "space tourist".

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Jets Possible Enticement For Iran To Give Up Nukes

Boeings For Peace?

You might call this next item "Boeings for Peace"... or, perhaps, "Dreamliners for Detente."

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Personal Spaceflight Federation Gears Up Operations, Announces Officers

Virgin Galactic's Alex Tai Elected Chairman

Aero-News learned this week the Personal Spaceflight Federation (PSF) -- an organization comprised of private, public and non-profit organizations working to make commercial human spaceflight a reality -- has announced new members, a new slate of officers, and a new Chairman... all as the PSF continues to bolster support for the burgeoning commercial human spaceflight industry.

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Hang Glider Pilot In Grave Condition After Shooting

Unprovoked Attack Came Before Suicide

 An unidentified man hang-gliding at San Francisco's Fort Funston is in critical condition after he and another hang-gliding enthusiast were shot by a man on the ground Monday.

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Golfing Is A Go For ISS

It's In The Hole! Er, Airlock!

This Thanksgiving will witness an event of unprecedented scientific discovery and innovation aboard the International Space Station... one that will no doubt advance the cause of all humankind for ages to come. That's right... there WILL be golfing outside the ISS.

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Cormorant Accident Investigation Complete

But No Word Yet On Possible Cause 

Canadian military investigators have finished their probe into last month's crash of a Cormorant helicopter off the coast of Canso. Three of the seven crew members on board were killed in that watery crash, and four others were injured.

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AirTran Plane Diverted Over Unclaimed Water Bottle, Odd Smell

Nothing Suspicious Found On ATL-LGA Flight

A lot of nerves are apparently still jangled after the discovery of that British plot to blow up transatlantic flights earlier this month. Take what happened in Charlotte, NC Tuesday night for example.

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Missing World War II Airmen Identified

Three Fallen Flyers Heading Home

The Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Wednesday three airmen missing in action from World War II have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.24.06): An Approach Secret

Aero-Tips!

Here's the secret to flying a smooth, accurate instrument approach: the Course Deviation Needle (CDI) and glideslope indicator are not the focus of your scan.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.24.06)

Aero-Linx!

Whether on a commercial flight or private flight, Miracle Flights for Kids transports children with illnesses to a destination hospital.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.24.06): OASIS

Aero-Terms!

Operational and Supportability Implementation System is a single, integrated system that can acquire and display weather graphics products, flight plan processing, emergency services, law enforcement.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.24.06)

"A number of communities and individual residential subdivisions have restrictions on mechanical construction or repair projects in residential areas, but these apply to all types of projects, such as cars, boats, home remodeling and so forth. It seems quite unfair that an aircraft builder could not quietly fit two parts together while is neighbor might be able to rebuild and engine test a muscle car next door."

Source: Earl Lawrence, EAA’s vice president of industry and regulatory affairs, on a controversial city ordinance that prevents the construction of any aircraft of airboat at a residence in Jacksonville, FL.

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