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November 06, 2006

Bonanzas Collide While Landing At KLAM

Those Onboard Escape Serious Injury

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 11.06.06 2040 EST: Three people onboard two Beech V35 Bonanzas escaped with only minor injuries Monday, after the planes collided as both were attempting to land at the Los Alamos (NM) Airport.

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Jazeera Airways Says It Has To Grow, Acquire More A320s

Year-Old Carrier Expects A Profit In 2006

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways says it is likely to exercise its option to buy six more Airbus A320s, on top of the 10 narrowbodies already on order for the expanding low-cost carrier.

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Pilatus Wins Singapore Air Force Trainer Contract

Will Supply 19 PT-21 Turboprops To RSAF

Pilatus Aircraft recently announced it will supply its PC-21 Advanced Turboprop Trainer Aircraft for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Basic Wings Course (BWC).

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NV TFR: 11.10.06 - 11.12.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5483 Issue Date: November 06, 2006 at 12:16 UTC Location: Nellis AFB, Nevada near LAS VEGAS VORTAC (LAS) Beginning Date and Time: November 10, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 12, 2006 at 23:59 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations featuring the USAF Thunderbirds Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Nellis (LVS) Air Traffic Control Tower, 702-652-4222

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Voyager FPS and ANN Bring YOU The Weather For Monday 11.06.06

As Provided By Seattle Avionics And ANN!

We're gonna help you to get to AOPA Expo in Palm Springs... with a little help from our friends!

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 11.06.06

Aviation And Politics, Part Two... With AOPA President Phil Boyer

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.06.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.06.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Aviation And Politics, Part Two: 11.06.06 (ANN Special Feature, Part Two of our interview with AOPA President Phil Boyer on how aviation plays in next week

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.06.06

The NTSB says an ill wind contributed to last month's building collision in New York...
A light sport plane explodes in the skies over central California...
...and NASA reports next year's sh

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.06.06

The NTSB says an ill wind contributed to last month's building collision in New York...
A light sport plane explodes in the skies over central California...
...and NASA reports next year's sh

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ANN Special Feature: Pt 2 - Pre-Election w/ AOPA's Phil Boyer 11.06.06

Today's ANN Special Feature is the conclusion of Jim Campbell's pre-election-day interview with AOPA President Phil Boyer.

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PBS Examines A Transition: Airplane to Air Force

One of the least-documented eras of aviation's story is the transition from the frail, kite-like structures of its infancy to strong, maneuverable and capable military craft developed during the First World War. ANN was privileged to preview a new television program that fills this gap.

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Pennsylvania Governor Grants $5 Million To GA Airports

Says Many Don't Realize The Value Of General Aviation

In a rare case where a politician isn't dumping on general aviation or threatening to close down another airport, Gov. Edward G. Rendell of Pennsylvania announced last Friday the investment of $5 million to help 12 airports with improvement projects to expand and improve terminals, runways, and hangars.  

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Zodiac Down In Northern California

Witnesses Say Plane Exploded

A Zodiac CH 601 single-engine aircraft went down in northern California Saturday,  possibly due to an in-flight explosion. The aircraft crashed in a Sutter County orchard, killing  two people who were on an apparent VFR pleasure flight.  

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FAA: Many Runways Are Too Short...

And Pilots Need To Use The Right One

More than half of all the commercial airports in the US don't have a 1,000 foot safety overrun margin or an "arrestor bed" at the runway departure end, the FAA reported Friday.  

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Varig Pilot Accidentally Signals Hijacking

Brazilian Air Traffic Controllers Put On High Alert

Many flight instructors will warn you to be very careful when setting your transponder. They will tell you to be especially mindful to avoid squawking "7" in the first digit because if you add another "7" or" 6" or "5", this sets off alarm bells, warning whistles, and panic horns for the controller-- signalling emergency, lost communications, and hijacking, respectively. 

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China Concludes Aviation Expo

Contracts Worth $3 Billion Signed

You've heard of the Paris Air Show and the Farnborough event. Now, get used to Airshow China, held every other year in Zhuhai.

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UK To Allow A Few Drops Of Liquid On Board

Will Allow Bottles And A Bag Similar To US Rules

Three months after security officials broke up a terrorist plot in London that would have used liquid explosives to bring down passenger aircraft, the UK has decided to modify the restrictions against bringing liquids on board.

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Miss Universe Not Allowed On Plane

Would You Believe -- Excess Baggage?

In one of those stories that makes you realize that sometimes even supermodels can't get everything they want, Miss Universe Zulenka Rivera, and a baker's dozen of the most beautiful women in the world, was denied an airline boarding pass in India this Saturday.

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Israeli F-16s Overfly Lebanon

Conducts 'Mock Air Strikes' On Hezbollah

Israeli warplanes are flying over Lebanon -- to the annoyance of France and the European Union. It says the overflights are intended to pressure the international community to take action to stop arms smuggling to terrorists, and to release two abducted Israeli soldiers.  

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Klyde Morris (11.06.06)

The TSA Makes Plans To Scrooge Holiday Travelers

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A 'Pilots Wish List' To Be Featured At AOPA Expo

Planes, Avionics, Flight Gear, Insurance... It's ALL There

It's almost here... AOPA Expo, which kicks off Thursday, November 9 in Palm Springs, CA. And word has it EVERYTHING that could be on a pilot's wish list -- from new aircraft to the latest avionics, from fly-in communities to flight training centers -- will be on display and available during the three-day event at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.06.06): Night-time No-Go

Aero-Tips!

One of the things I always asked new Private students is how they plan to use an airplane, to get a better idea of how to slant the training they receive.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.06.06)

Aero-Linx!

Whether you call it In Flight Refueling (IFR) or Air to Air Refueling (AAR) it takes a steady hand and nerves of steel.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.06.06): VTOL-UAV

Aero-Terms!

Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle used for a range of surveillance, reconnaissance, and combat missions as well as for a variety of civil roles.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.06.06)

“The capital investments in these airports will help stimulate local economies and provide better service for customers. The enhancements and expansions allow the airports to attract and increase corporate, commercial and private aircraft activity, which will help generate revenue and job opportunities.”

Source: Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, who announced recently the investment of $5 million to help 12 state airports with improvement projects to expand and improve terminals, runways, and hangars.

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