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July 06, 2008

CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/6068  Issue Date: July 06, 2008 at 1819 UTC  Location: 18 E GRASS VALLEY , 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 AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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US DC-9 Freighter Down In Mexico: One Lost, One Critical

Aircraft Carrying Auto Parts Lost On Approach To Airport

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 07.06.08 1730 EDT: A McDonnell-Douglas DC-9-15 freighter operated by USA Jet Airlines Inc. went down early Sunday morning on approach to Saltillo Airport in the northeastern state of Coahuila, 56 miles west of Monterrey, Mexico.

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USAF Says F-16 Accident Pilot Lost Consciousness Due To High G's

Jet Crashed During Training Exercise Out Of Luke AFB

Officials with the US Air Force said the pilot of an F-16C blacked out immediately before the fighter crashed in western Arizona in March.

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Missing 'Balloon Priest's' Body Found In Atlantic

Disappeared During April Flight Attached To Party Balloons

Officials believe the body of a Brazilian priest missing since April has been located in the Atlantic, about 60 miles from land.

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NTSB: Inadequate Visual Lookout To Blame For 2007 Oshkosh P-51 Collision

Diminished Visibility, Breakdown In Communications, And Inadequate Briefing Contributed

The National Transportation Safety Board released the final report this past week on the fatal landing accident between a P-51A and P-51D Mustang on July 27, 2007 at the 2007 AirVenture Oshkosh airshow at Witman Field.

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Florida Pilot Cleared In Alleged Case Of 'Taxiway Rage'

Was Accused Of Attempting To Run FBO Employee In Golf Cart Off Taxiway With Plane

The pilot of a Piper Navajo Chieftain that reportedly attempted to chase an FBO employee in a golf cart off a taxiway in Leesburg, FL has been cleared of charges by local prosecutors.

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Banner Tow Plane Down In CA: Pilot OK

Plane Lost Power And Ditched In Shallow Water

The pilot of a Cessna 150J was able to walk away with only minor cuts and bruises after making an emergency ditching in water just off Seal Beach just east of Long Beach, CA.

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'Retired' C-130A Still Serving Needed Role In Today's Army

Ship #496 Has Interesting History

Have you ever thought about what happens to an aircraft when it "retires?" 440th Reservists often see Airmen retire, but seldom think about the retirement of the C-130s they flew.

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Long Island Residents Seek Helicopter Flight Path Regulation

Summer Helicopter Traffic Prompts Complaints On Noise From Low Flying Choppers

Eastern Suffolk county on Long Island is considered by many to be a quiet summer haven for many living around New York City, but with summer residents comes the noise of the helicopters shuttling them back and forth to the city.

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Personal Jet Pack to 'Launch' At AirVenture 2008

A Secretive Project To Make First Public Debut At Aeroshell Square

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has always been a location for some pretty amazing feats and firsts, and this year’s event promises to impress yet again with an appearance of a new personal flying machine shrouded in mystery.

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Embraer To Exhibit For First Time At Global Military Show

Will Display Legacy 600, Super Tucano At Royal Int'l Air Tattoo

Embraer tells ANN the Brazilian planemaker will participate for the first time in the Royal International Air Tattoo, July 11-13. RIAT is the world’s largest military air show.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.06.08)

Aero-Linx! 

The 457th Bomb Group Association welcomes ALL who wish to become members. Certainly, all veterans of the 457th Bomb Group and their family and friends are eligible, and, we also welcome all others who have an interest in maintaining the 457th Bomb Group Association and keeping alive the memory of those who served their country while flying with the 457th in WWII.  

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.06.08): Fillet

Aero-Terms!

A fairing used to give shape, but not strength to an object. A fillet produces a smooth junction where two surfaces meet. Fillets are often used to produce a smooth, aerodynamically clean junction between the wing and fuselage of an airplane.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.06.08)

"There really is no state role. It only leads people to believe that we can do something when we can't."

Source: New York State Sen. Ken LaValle, explaining why he would not sponsor proposed legislation requiring the state department of transportation to conduct a study of helicopter traffic over Long Island.

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/6050 Issue Date: July 05, 2008 at 2243 UTC Location: GRASS VALLEY , Oregon near KLICKITAT VOR/DME (LTJ) 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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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/6034 Issue Date: July 05, 2008 at 1452 UTC Location: 23 NE OF DOUGLAS , Arizona near DOUGLAS VORTAC (DUG) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1200-0500 UTC Daily 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: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/6021  Issue Date: July 05, 2008 at 0026 UTC  Location: YUCAIPA , California near PARADISE VORTAC (PDZ)  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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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/6049 Issue Date: July 05, 2008 at 2118 UTC Location: 20 E GRASS VALLEY , 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 AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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