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September 27, 2006

WY TFR: 10.02.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1455 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 15:39 UTC Location: Casper, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: October 02, 2006 at 16:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 02, 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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WY TFR: 09.30.06 - 10.02.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1375 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 13:14 UTC Location: Jackson, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: September 30, 2006 at 1:15 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 02, 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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MD TFR: 09.29.06 - 10.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1374 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 13:12 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 19:40 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 01, 2006 at 17:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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PR TFR: 09.29.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1462 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 16:25 UTC Location: East side, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico near ST THOMAS VOR/DME (STT) Beginning Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 11:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Ordinance Disposal Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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CA TFR: 09.29.06 - 10.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1446 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 15:31 UTC Location: Redding, California near REDDING VOR/DME (RDD) Beginning Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 01, 2006 at 23:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Oakland (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3440

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WA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1461 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 16:19 UTC Location: West Conconully, 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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CA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1345 Issue Date: September 26, 2006 at 19:32 UTC Location: Garberville, California near FORTUNA VORTAC (FOT) 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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OH TFR: 09.28.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1441 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 15:10 UTC Location: Columbus/New Albany, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: September 28, 2006 at 19:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 28, 2006 at 23:10 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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TX TFR: 09.28.06 - 10.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1328 Issue Date: September 26, 2006 at 17:54 UTC Location: Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Fort Worth, Texas near RANGER VORTAC (FUZ) Beginning Date and Time: September 28, 2006 at 18:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 01, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Alliance (AFW) Air Traffic Control Tower, 817-491-6100

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PR TFR: 09.29.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1463 Issue Date: September 27, 2006 at 16:31 UTC Location: Eastern side, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico near ST THOMAS VOR/DME (STT) Beginning Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 11:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 29, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Ordinance Disposal Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (XSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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HondaJet To Formally Go On Sale At NBAA 2006

Company Aims For First Deliveries In 2010

Aero-News learned Wednesday the innovative -- and certainly unique -- HondaJet will go on sale for the first time at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention, October 17-19 in Orlando, FL.

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Mediators Order Northwest, Flight Attendants Back To Bargaining Table

A Shotgun Negotiation?

You'd better make nice, and quickly, or else. That's the impression one gets from the decision reached by National Mediation Board Tuesday, regarding stalled negotiations between Northwest Airlines and its flight attendants.

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Kyrgyz President's Plane, KC-135 Collide At Manas Airport

No Injuries In Possible Runway Incursion Accident

A Kyrgyz jet collided with a USAF KC-135 tanker at Manas airport near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Tuesday. Authorities reported no injuries, but the tanker caught fire.

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Boeing Antes Up Three 7s In USAF Tanker Contract Game

Would Carry 350,000 Pounds Of Fuel... But Is That Too Much?

Boeing threw another airplane into the mix this week in its bid to win a lucrative USAF tanker contract. The American planemaker is offering its 777 airframe as another possible contender for the bid, in addition to the smaller 767 widebody.

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New High Performance EH101 Enters Flight Test Phase

Features More Powerful Engines, BERP-IV Rotor Blades

The first flight of a high performance variant of the AgustaWestland EH101 fitted with new technology British Experimental Rotor Program (BERP) IV main rotor blades, more powerful CT7-8E engines and a new integrated cockpit display system took place at AgustaWestland's Yeovil facility on Tuesday.

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Is Blakey Still Stumping For User Fees?

Speech Before ACI-NA Seems To Point In That Direction

Below is an unedited excerpt taken from a speech given Tuesday by FAA Administrator Marion Blakey at the Airports Council International - North America conference in Reno, NV.

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South African Rescue Choppers Banned From Harbors

Air Force And Coast Guard Can't Land On Their Own Beaches

Rescue helicopters are banned from landing at fishing harbors along South Africa's  southern coast and if they try it, the pilots will be arrested and their aircraft confiscated.  

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Eurocopter Touts EC135 Sales At AMTC 2006

The 2006 Air Medical Transport Conference currently underway in Phoenix, AZ is proving to be lucrative for American Eurocopter... with the EADS subsidiary celebrating three sales of its EC135 to customers in Pennsylvania.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.27.06

A Mite-y Mooney Shakeup

Pakistan Gets Some Fighters

And Fedex Gets Some Freighters

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.27.06

A Mite-y Mooney Shakeup
 
Pakistan Gets Some Fighters
 
And Fedex Gets Some Freighters
 
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Virginia Regional EAA Fly-In Kicks Off This Weekend!

Make Plans To Spend A Day -- Or Two -- In Petersburg

There's nothing quite like Fall in Virginia... just as there's nothing quite like a fly-in. This weekend, Dinwiddie County Airport (PTD) in Petersburg, VA will be the site of the 10th Annual Virginia Regional EAA Fly-in and Expo -- an event focusing on educational activities for pilots, would-be pilots and all those interested in aviation.

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Survey: Young Adults Don't Need Their Space

Space Exploration Is The Last Thing They Want

In a world of ipods, MTV, and terrorism, it may not come as too much of a surprise to discover that "young Americans as a group are generally disengaged from, and cynical about ... the US space program."  

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Build A Plane Needs Planes!

FAA Partner Offers Tax Deductions For Planes Given to Kids

Have an old airplane in the hangar that, despite your best wishes or wildest dreams, you grudgingly admit you'll never be able to bring back to life? You may be in luck... as Build A Plane (BAP) is in need of aircraft donations.

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NTSB: Accident Plane May Have Run Out Of Fuel

Investigators Looking For Others Who Flew On Bonanza

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board wish to speak with passengers who flew onboard a Beech Bonanza that later crashed, before the start of the Wings and Wheels air show at the Shelby County Airport this weekend.

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St. George, UT Receives BIG Check From FAA For New Airport

$17.2 Million Grant Will Be Used To Buy Land For Site

A program aimed at replacing the current airport in St. George, UT with a new facility received a big infusion of cash Tuesday, as FAA Administrator Marion Blakey handed a $17.2 million grant to Mayor Dan McArthur.

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Big Deal! NetJets Europe To Buy 24 Falcon 7Xs

Largest European Bizjet Order Ever

It's a big deal... for a company known for its big deals. Dassault Aviation on Tuesday unveiled Europe's largest business jet order ever, a $1.1 billion order from the European branch of US-based fractional ownership operation NetJets, part of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway empire.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 09.27.06

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 09.27.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.27.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Crisis Looming At FAMS?: 09.27.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Senior Editor Pete Combs' report on health issues among federal air marshals.)<

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First KC-130T Delivered To Marines

Lockheed Martin hosted a ceremony last week to mark the delivery of the first upgraded KC-130T aerial refueling aircraft to the United States Marine Corps at its Donaldson Site Operations facility in Greenville, SC.

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Woman Gives Birth On BA Flight

Finally! A 'Good' Diversion

Alas, there's been yet another airliner diversion to tell you about... but this one had nothing to do with a security threat.

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Man Hits Flight Attendant After Being Told 'No More Chicken'

Passenger Had A Beef With The Beef

We're not quite sure where to begin with this one. A Maryland man was arrested Sunday at Kennedy Airport, after allegedly hitting a flight attendant after she told him there were no more chicken dinners available on his flight from Zurich -- and that he'd have to settle for the beef.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (09.27.06): The Upwind Leg

Aero-Tips!

On an upwind leg and/or during a go-around, maneuver to keep any departing traffic in sight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.27.06)

Aero-Linx!

Back to the humor portion of our Aero-Linx. A cornucopia of humor, cartoons, military jokes, sayings and the ever popular make fun of the student pilots.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.27.06): Slop

Aero-Terms!

When a control surface movement does not move the servo. Common cause is a worn linkage point or poor linkage setup.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.27.06)

"[Y]oung Americans as a group are generally disengaged from, and cynical about ... the US space program."

Source: From a study reported on last week at the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2006 meeting.

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