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July 12, 2004

Rebound! Commercial Air Travel Way Up

Forget Storms, Security Hassles... The Forecasts Come True

After suffering one of the worst industry-wide slumps in memory, it appears commercial aviation is back in business.

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Pilot Arrested After Landing On Freeway

Accused Of Flying Drunk

The pilot of an Ercoup that made a messy emergency landing on a freeway in Santa Clarita (CA) Saturday has been arrested for flying while under the influence of alcohol.

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When Your Son Becomes A Young Eagle

This Is What The Program Is All About

By Special ANN Contributor Daniel Combs (Note: It's one thing to write a story about an invaluable program like the EAA's Young Eagles. It's another thing entirely to read what it's like from the young person's perspective. ANN Editor Pete Combs' 13-year old son had a chance to fly with the fine folks at EAA Chapter 565 over the weekend, obtaining his Young Eagle's certificate and having a great time in the process. Here's his report. --ed)

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Klyde Morris 07.12.04

Klyde Keeps Up The Pressure On Short-Sighted Politicians

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Toting The Cost Of Alaska Firefighting

Tanker Costs Are Among The Highest

"This is going to be an expensive fire year." So said Joe Stam, chief of fire and aviation at the Alaska Division of Forestry, in Sunday's Fairbanks News-Miner. "Any time you start bringing a lot of resources from the Lower 48 up, the cost goes up significantly."

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Repairs Completed On Carranza Memorial

Vandals Had Defaced Monument To "Mexico's Lindbergh"

Perhaps the racial slurs were meant to divide a Philadelphia suburb. Instead, the horrible words scrawled across a monument to Mexican aviator Emilio Carranza served only to unite the small town of Tabernacle (NJ).

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Make That 123

Astronomers Discover Planet In Orion

Meet HD 37605b, a gas giant twice the size of Jupiter -- the biggest planet in our solar system. The Dallas Morning News reports HD 37605b was discovered last week by astronomers at the University of Texas' Hobby-Eberly Telescope.

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Two Dead In Adirondacks Crash

On Flight From Connecticut To Ticonderoga

Two people on a Capital Airlines PA-31 charter (file photo of type, right) were killed Saturday when their twin-engine aircraft crashed in New York's Essex County near Ticonderoga.

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Beaming The X-Rays From Airport To Airport

British Company Invents Way To Stop Illegal Imports

Although it's being used to detect illegal shipments of meat into the United Kingdom, Cargo Images' communications software has some promising capabilities, according to the BBC.

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Jamaica Tightens Aviation Laws

Senate Passes Civil Aviation Authority Amendment

In a land where you're supposed to leave your troubles far behind, government leaders are deciding what to do if those troubles come a-calling. The Jamaican Senate last week passed wide-ranging legislation aimed at beefing up the country's Civil Aviation Authority. It increases penalties for security violations and gives the CAA more power in investigating aviation accidents, according to the Jamaica Observer's internet edition.

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Father, Son, Critically Hurt In Georgia Accident

Cherokee 140 Goes Down Off Runway At Cumming

Witnesses say weight may have been a factor in the crash of a Piper Cherokee 140, just off the end of the runway at Mathis Airport in Cummings (GA) Saturday.

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UND Student's Condition Upgraded After Crash

Was On Night Cross Country When His Aircraft Went Down

A University of North Dakota flight student is improving at a Minnesota hospital after his plane went down on a long, night-time cross country last week. Investigators are still trying to figure out what happened during his flight.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (07.12.04)

"This is going to be an expensive fire year." Source: Joe Stam, chief of fire and aviation at the Alaska Division of Forestry, in Sunday's Fairbanks News-Miner. Hit with one of the worst early fire seasons in recent memory, Alaska has so far spent $14 million on crews, aerial tankers and fire retardant, hoping to make a dent in fires burning across several portions of the state.

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Nevada TFR: TFN

NOTAM: 4/6667 Issued: 07/10/2004 13:55 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: NV Facility: ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT. Type: HAZARDS Description: NW OF ELY, NEVADA. CHROME FIRE.

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Tennessee TFR: 7/12/04

NOTAM:  4/6617  Issued:  07/08/2004 20:47  Effective:  07/12/2004 14:00 - 07/12/2004 17:30  State:  TN  Facility:  ZTL - ATLANTA (ARTCC),HAMPTON,GA.  Type:  VIP  Description:  KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE, JULY 12, 2004.

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Pennsylvania TFR: 7/12/04

NOTAM: 4/6643  Issued:  07/09/2004 20:30  Effective:  07/12/2004 12:15 - 07/12/2004 14:35  State:  PA  Facility:  ZNY - NEW YORK (ARTCC),NY.  Type:  VIP  Description:  BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA, JULY 12, 2004 LOCAL.

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Wyoming TFR: TFN

NOTAM:  4/6689  Issued:  07/11/2004 17:34  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  WY  Facility:  ZDV - DENVER (ARTCC),CO.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  WRIGHT, WY. 

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Alaska TFR: TFN

NOTAM: 4/6680 Issued: 07/11/2004 02:11 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: AK Facility: ZAN - ANCHORAGE (ARTCC),AK. Type: HAZARDS Description: TOK JUNCTION,ALASKA.

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Pennsylvania TFR: 7/12/04

NOTAM:  4/6644  Issued:  07/09/2004 20:35  Effective:  07/12/2004 17:55 - 07/12/2004 23:50  State:  PA  Facility:  ZOB - CLEVELAND (ARTCC),OH.  Type:  VIP  Description:  FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, JULY 12, 2004 LOCAL.

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Pennsylvania TFR: 7/12/04

NOTAM:  4/6642  Issued:  07/09/2004 20:29  Effective:  07/12/2004 14:35 - 07/12/2004 17:50  State:  NY  Facility:  ZNY - NEW YORK (ARTCC),NY.  Type:  VIP  Description:  HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, JULY 12, 2004 LOCAL.

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Alaska TFR: TFN

NOTAM: 4/6678 Issued: 07/11/2004 00:27 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: AK Facility: ZAN - ANCHORAGE (ARTCC),AK. Type: HAZARDS Description: TOK JUNCTION, ALASKA.

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AD: BAE Systems

AD NUMBER: 2004-14-03 MANUFACTURER: BAE Systems SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-14-03 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to all BAE Systems (Operations) Limited (Jetstream) Model 4101 airplanes.

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AD: BAE Systems

AD NUMBER: 2004-14-04 MANUFACTURER: BAE Systems SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-14-04 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to all BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Model BAe 146 series airplanes and Model Avro 146-RJ series airplanes.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2004-14-15 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-14-15 SUMMARY: This amendment supersedes an existing airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to certain Bombardier Model DHC-8-400 airplanes.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2004-14-16 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-14-16 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.

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AD: BAE Systems

AD NUMBER: 2004-14-07 MANUFACTURER: BAE Systems SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-14-07 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to all BAE Systems(Operations) Limited (Jetstream) Model 4101 airplanes.

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