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January 17, 2007

PR TFR: 01.18.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1033 Issue Date: January 17, 2007 at 1724 UTC Location: Culebra Island, Puerto Rico Beginning Date and Time: January 18, 2007 at 1300 UTC Ending Date and Time: January 18, 2007 at 1900 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For ordinance disposal Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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KY TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1015 Issue Date: January 17, 2007 at 1500 UTC Location: 8 miles South, Louisville Standiford Airport, Kentucky near LOUISVILLE VORTAC (IIU) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: For trail derailment Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Louisville Standiford (SDF) Tower, 502-375-7450

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EADS Rewards State Finalists In KC-30 Site Competition

Company Established Scholarships In Three States

EADS North America has established university engineering scholarships in the three states -- Mississippi, Florida and South Carolina -- that were finalists during the company's industrial site competition for its multi-role tanker production and assembly facility.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 01.17.07

Lancair's Joe Bartels, Part Two

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.17.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.17.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Lancair's Joe Bartels, Part Two: 01.17.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Lancair International CEO Joe Bartels on the ins and outs of running an aircraft manufacturer.)

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Boeing's Phantom Works Launches Communications... Balloon?

USAF Test Demonstrates Near-Orbit Networking Capability

Boeing and the US Air Force have demonstrated for the first time how -- with advanced airborne networking and information management technology -- a near-space vehicle can be used as a flexible, low-cost, theater-wide information broker that provides real-time tactical information to ground forces enhancing their effectiveness and survivability.

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FedEx Flies Anti-Missile-Equipped MD-10

Northop's 'Guardian' System To Counter MANPADS

An MD-10 aircraft in commercial service with FedEx departed Los Angeles International Airport Monday sporting Northrop Grumman Corporation's new Guardian system.

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Airbus Makes It Official: Boeing Won 2006 Order Race

European Manufacturer Claims 824 Orders To Boeing's 1,044

Airbus made it official today ceding the 2006 order race to Boeing.

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AMR Shows First Profit Since 9/11

American Airlines Parent Beats Out Negative 4Q Predictions

AMR published its earnings reports Wednesday, bringing continuing good news for the air carrier industry. The world's largest airline showed a profit for 2006 for the first time since the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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Air France-KLM CEO Resigns Board Position With Alitalia

Suggests French Carrier May Be Considering Bid For Failing Italian Airline

Air France-KLM's CEO Jean-Cyril Spinetta has resigned his position on Alitalia SpA's board generating speculation the French carrier may submit a bid for a controlling stake in Italy's failing national airline.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.17.07

The first post-9/11 profiling verdict is in...
XCOR tests a new methane/oxygen rocket in the desert...
...and NTSB will investigate a Bonanza down in a New Jersey neighborhood.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.17.07

The first post-9/11 profiling verdict is in...
XCOR tests a new methane/oxygen rocket in the desert...
...and NTSB will investigate a Bonanza down in a New Jersey neighborhood.

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ANN Special Feature: Part 2: Lancair's Joe Bartels 01.17.07

Today, we'll hear Part 2 of Jim Campbell's interview with Joe Bartels of Lancair.

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Arkansas Aero-Students Find A 727 In Their Stocking

FedEx Express Donates Plane To Aircraft Repair Program

Students in the aviation program at Southern Arkansas University-Tech in Camden returned from Christmas break to a very pleasant surprise: FedEx Express donated a Boeing 727-100 aircraft to the program, which trains students to repair airplanes.

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IUAC To Hold Seminar On Ultralight/Lightplane Safety

Partnership With Illinois DOT, FAA Aims To Make Pilots Safer

As the Aero-News staff saw firsthand last week at the Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, FL, interest and participation in the ultralight and light sport aircraft segments is growing... which means now is the time to brush up on the safe operation of these entertaining aircraft.

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Swissair Ex-Executives On Trial After Airline's Collapse

First Two Of 19 Face Judgement

In what CNN is calling the biggest corporate trial in Swiss history, 19 former top executives, board members and consultants involved with the failed airline, Swissair, face charges in the wake of its financial collapse.

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Sebring Sport Aviation Expo 2007: Bring On The SeaMax

Brazilian Amphib Ready For The Beach

A new LSA amphibian made its first appearance at the US Sport Aviation Expo 2007, held last weekend in Sebring, FL.

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Pilot Lost In NJ Bonanza Accident

Plane Impacts Driveway Four Miles From Field

A single-engine Beech A36 Bonanza crashed in a New Jersey driveway Monday night and burst into flames, killing the pilot and causing neighbors to flee.

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AAR Acquires Reebaire Aircraft, Inc.

Will Continue Operations In Hot Springs, AR Under New Name

AAR Corp. announced this week it has acquired a substantial portion of the assets of Reebaire Aircraft, Inc., a regional aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility located in Hot Springs, AR.

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Navy Names New Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford

New Carrier Class Honors Former Sailor And US President

Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter announced Tuesday the selection of USS Gerald R. Ford as the name of the first aircraft carrier in what will be the Gerald R. Ford class of carriers.

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Gone West: Kenneth R. Milam, Brigadier General (Retired) USAF

Silver Star Recipient Had Starring Role In WWII Film 'Tora! Tora! Tora!'

Brigadier General (Retired) Kenneth R. Milam's career in the US Air Force spanned nearly 25 years.

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First HC-144A Maritime Patrol Plane Arrives In US

Destined For Service In The Coast Guard

The United States is one step closer to introducing an important new tool for the protection of its borders and the monitoring of international waters, with the arrival of the first EADS CASA HC-144A maritime patrol and surveillance aircraft at the US Coast Guard aviation facility in North Carolina.

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AirShares Elite Names Annabelle Vultee As South Florida RSM

Brings Wide-Range Of Experience To New Job

AirShares Elite, the world's largest Cirrus fleet operator and the largest shared ownership program for light general aviation (GA), announced this week the appointment of Annabelle Vultee as Regional Sales Manager for South Florida.

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Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. To Upgrade Legacy Citations

Will Bring A 'Touch Of Glass' To Older Birds

Exton, PA-based avionics supplier Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. told ANN Tuesday it has entered into an agreement with Cessna Aircraft Company to provide Flat Panel Display Systems on legacy Cessna Citation aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.17.07)

Aero-Linx!

Eastman Jacobs created the NACA system of airfoil designations.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.17.07): Zerst-Rer Geshwader

Aero-Terms!

Luftwaffe Destroyer Wing. The wings were composed of Bf110 heavy fighters.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.17.07)

"President Gerald R. Ford provided the United States great leadership at a time of constitutional crisis. I am honored to have the opportunity to name the first ship in the new class of aircraft carriers after this great sailor, this great leader, this great man."

Source: Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter, announcing the selection of USS Gerald R. Ford as the name of the first aircraft carrier in what will be the Gerald R. Ford class of carriers.

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