Investigation Finds Tampering Occurred While Helo On Public
Officials say a side door that fell off a Royal Air Force Merlin
helicopter into a crowd of spectators during the Salthill Air Show
in Ireland showed signs of tampering. The door fell 150 feet
shortly after take off and struck three people who suffered minor
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6808
Issue Date: July 02, 2007 at 1508 UTC
Location: San Francisco, California near SAUSALITO VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: July 09, 2007 at 2300 UTC
Ending Date and Time: July 10, 2007 at 0400 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System
Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6809
Issue Date: July 02, 2007 at 1510 UTC
Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: July 06, 2007 at 1525 UTC
Ending Date and Time: July 08, 2007 at 1700 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Karen Holbrook, recently retired president of Ohio State
University, and John Wing, founder and chairman of Wing Aviation,
have been named to the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Board
of Trustees. ERAU tells ANN the appointments came at the
Board’s June 8 meeting.
Aviation Sales, Inc. Celebrates 'Centennial' Delivery
Aero-News learned Monday that Aviation Sales, Inc. celebrated
the delivery of their 100th PC-12 aircraft. The milestone aircraft
was delivered July 2 to a corporate owner to replace an older PC-12
purchased from Aviation Sales.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.02.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.02.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: The Danger Of High Density
Altitudes -- 07.02.07 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Bob
Miller, Host Of "Over The Airwaves".)
One Fatality, One Injured Japanese Tiremaker Employees
Three people were killed and two injured when a helicopter, type
unknown, went down outside of Magny-Cours while carrying tire
manufacturer Bridgestone personnel and others from the French
Formula One Grand Prix racing circuit to Castel Donzy in central
ANN REALTIME UPDATE 07.02.07 1430 EDT: One step
closer to home... but still a bit further to go. The space shuttle
Atlantis took off this morning atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft
from Nebraska, for a refueling stop at Fort Campbell, KY.
Saturday's attack at Glasgow Airport, in which two suspects rammed a blazing
car into the terminal entrance, are said to be
"linked in some ways and, therefore, there are clearly individuals
who have the capability and intent to carry out further attacks,"
according to an unnamed British security official.
The near-collision May 26 on a runway at SFO has been
categorized as the most serious of incursions by the FAA, which
noted that it is the most serious incident of its kind in at least
a decade, reported MediaNews.
Affected Products Are For Bell Helicopter Models and UH-1
FAA Safety reported July 1 that swash-plate support bolts, part
number 204-011-463-001, have been produced without FAA production
approval. Affected products are Bell Helicopter Textron, models
205, 212, 412, and UH-1, all makes.
Third Year Of Demonstrating To Young Women That The Sky Is Not
The two-day Women's Soar program, July 22-23, now in its third
year, is seeing changes that will make it better than ever for
ninth through twelfth-grade young women this year, according to EAA
Vice President of Development Elissa Lines.
A 71-year old pilot attempting to return to the air after his
Cessna 500 Citation ran out of room on a wet runway at Conway
Municipal Airport (KCWS) slammed into a nearby house Saturday,
killing himself and a woman inside the home, according to local
Kondor Model Products, Ontario, makes model airplanes. Universal
Wing Geophysics, Vancouver, provides competitive and innovative
surveys to the international mining and hydrocarbon exploration
industry using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
"We saw a green Cherokee drive straight into the front
door of the airport but it got jammed. They were obviously trying
to get it farther inside the airport as the wheels were spinning
and smoke was coming from them. One of the men, I think it was the
driver, brought out a plastic petrol canister and poured it under
the car. He then set light to it. At that point a policeman came
over, the passenger got out of the car and punched him. At that
point I began to run away. But when I looked back several people
had run over to try and stop the men."
Source: An unnamed witness to Saturday's
suspected terror attack at Glasgow Airport in Scotland, recounting
the scene to the Press Association.