ANN REALTIME REPORTING 07.03.07 2245 EDT:
Closure, at last. Aero-News has learned search crews in
southeastern New Mexico located the wreckage of a missing RV-6
Tuesday, four months after the plane and its pilot disappeared
in the vicinity of the Texas/New Mexico border.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6895
Issue Date: July 03, 2007 at 0209 UTC
Location: Denver Center, 26 SE of Durango, Colorado near DURANGO
Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately
Ending Date and Time: Until further notice
Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248
North Dakota Governor John Hoeven and ND National Guard Adjutant
General Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk announced Tuesday the 119th
Wing, ND Air National Guard, has flown its first unmanned aerial
vehicle (UAV) mission from Fargo.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.03.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.03.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- "Fly At Your Own Risk" At
O'Hare: 07.03.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Chicago
investigative reporter Dave Savini)
Wreckage Located Near Remote Lake, Inaccessible By Ground
A helicopter -- four hours overdue in reaching its destination
of Points North Landing, a mining supply outpost more than 500
miles north of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada -- was reported
missing Sunday evening.
Organization Wants Restrictions On Corporate Flights
Continuing its campaign to convince the traveling
public that increased general aviation traffic is at least
partly responsible for airline delays, on Monday the Air Transport
Association requested the Federal Aviation Administration
create temporary additional airspace capacity over the upcoming
holiday period, by imposing ground delay programs at Teterboro
Airport and other nearby general aviation airports when the agency
imposes such programs at Newark Liberty International Airport,
LaGuardia International Airport and John F. Kennedy International
Hartzell Propeller Inc. announced Monday it has received
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for its
three-bladed ASC-II propeller. The approval also marks the first US
propeller manufacturer to receive an EASA Type Certificate.
Representatives from the Air Line Pilots Association and
Continental Airlines met Monday to sign a Protocol Agreement
setting the stage for the parties to begin talks about changes to
the pilots' contract.
Will Offer Price Break For AirVenture 2007 Attendees
Sigma-Tek Instruments & Avionics tells ANN the company has
put its nearly 25 years of successful general aviation gyroscope
engineering behind a new electric attitude indicator -- the
Ruling Allows Discussion, Support Paraphernalia To Be Worn
The US District Court for the Northern District of California
issued a preliminary injunction last week upholding SkyWest
Airlines pilots' federal rights to explore membership possibilities
with the Air Line Pilots Association -- finding SkyWest, Inc. had
unlawfully interfered with those rights.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has
selected Matthew Gonitzke as the recipient of the 2007 Edward W.
Stimpson “Aviation Excellence” scholarship. Gonitzke
recently graduated with honors from Winnebago High School in
Embraer broke ground Monday for a new executive jets service
center at Williams Gateway Airport, in Mesa, AZ. The facility is
scheduled for completion in mid-2008 and will be one of three
locations in the US dedicated to full-service care for the
company’s Phenom 100, Phenom 300 and Legacy 600 jets.
The purchase of the Parchim Airport, near Hamburg, Germany, by
Zhengzhou, China-based freight-forwarding company LinkGlobal
Logistics was given final approval by the interior ministry of
Mecklenburg-West Pomerania state.
"The New York City metropolitan-area airspace is
completely saturated and near gridlock... More than one-third of
all air traffic delays in the country on June 28 were in congested
New York airspace."
Source: James May, president of the Air
Transport Association, lobbying group for the nation's largest
airlines. On Monday the ATA requested the Federal Aviation
Administration create temporary additional airspace capacity over
the upcoming holiday period, by imposing ground delay programs at
Teterboro Airport and other nearby general aviation airports when
the agency imposes such programs at Newark Liberty International
Airport, LaGuardia International Airport and John F. Kennedy