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March 13, 2006

ANN Special Feature: Eclipse's Vern Raburn on the ATA and User Fees 03.14.06

Vern Raburn... CEO of Eclipse Aircraft... doesn't like what the Air Transport Association and the FAA have to say about the coming VLJ revolution and how it will impact the national airspace. The A

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 03.14.06

A possible mistrial in the case of confessed terrorist Zacarious Moussaoui...

A Piper Seneca down in New Jersey... three people are lost, two injured...

And the Airbus A380 marks a

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.14.06

A possible mistrial in the case of confessed terrorist Zacarious Moussaoui...

A Piper Seneca down in New Jersey... three people are lost, two injured...

And the Airbus A380 marks a

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TX TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3197 Issue Date: March 13, 2006 at 21:39 UTC Location: Childress, Texas near CHILDRESS VORTAC (CDS) 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: Fort Worth (ZFW) Center, 817-858-7503

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CA TFR: 03.16.06 - 03.20.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3178 Issue Date: March 13, 2006 at 18:27 UTC Location: Mather AFB, California near MC CLELLAN VOR/DME (MCC) Beginning Date and Time: March 16, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 2:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations by the US Navy Blue Angels and others Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Northern California (NCT) TRACON, 916-366-4080

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CA Accident Investigation TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3180 Issue Date: March 13, 2006 at 19:21 UTC Location: Santa Monica, California near SANTA MONICA VOR/DME (SMO) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for accident investigation Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Hawthorn (HHR) Automated Flight Service Station, 310-970-1341

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Mistrial Could Be Declared In Moussaoui Penalty Case

Prosecutors: TSA Lawyer Talked To FAA Witnesses Out Of Turn

ANN REAL TIME NEWS: 1715 EST -- Aero-News has learned a mistrial could be declared as early as tomorrow in the case of the only man to face a jury here in the US over the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The reason: A TSA lawyer apparently inappropriately shared information about the trial with FAA witnesses.

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Bonanza Down In Santa Monica Bay

Two Onboard Died, Search Continues For Third

ANN REALTIME UPDATE 03.13.06 1630 EST: Sadly, it now appears that this morning's crash of a Beech Bonanza near Santa Monica Pier claimed two lives, with a third person still missing.

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DAB Receives $2 Million Grant To Upgrade ILS

Will Replace 22-Year-Old System Over Two Years

Daytona Beach International Airport officials have accepted a $2.37 million federal grant, which will be used to cover almost all the costs of upgrading the airport's antiquated ILS.

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NY TFR: 03.14.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3153 Issue Date: March 13, 2006 at 13:03 UTC Location: Rochester, New York Beginning Date and Time: March 14, 2006 at 16:15 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 14, 2006 at 20:25 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MO TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3143 Issue Date: March 13, 2006 at 0:42 UTC Location: Sedalia, Missouri near NAPOLEON VORTAC (ANX) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide safe environment for rescue operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Kansas City (ZKC) Center, 913-254-8500

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Northwest Buys Flyi Operating Certificate

Big Move Towards Launching Subsidiary

Northwest Airlines announced last week it has purchased the operating certificate of Flyi, Inc., the former parent company of now-defunct Independence Air. Northwest says it hopes the move will "accelerate the development" of a new low-cost regional subsidiary.

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Cargolux Places Order For Two More B747-400 Freighters

Will Bridge Gap Until 747-8s Arrive In 2009

Late last week, Boeing identified Luxembourg-based cargo operator Cargolux as the customer for two Boeing 747-400 Freighters.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 03.13.06

Exclusive! Rep. Todd Tiahrt Weighs In On User Fees

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.13.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.13.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Rep. Todd Tiahrt talks user fees: 03.13.06 (ANN's Feature News Program, with Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt)

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Wisconsin Aviation Hall Of Fame Announces 2006 Inductees

Will Be Honored At Fall Banquet

Aero-News has learned that six Wisconsin aviators will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame at a banquet to be held this fall. Robert Clarke, Robert Skuldt, Elwyn West, Ralph and Robert Huggins and Capt. Lance Sijan will be recognized.

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Wayward ADIZ Pilot Plans To Open Flight School

Believes His Experience Can Be Benefit Students

Along with Hayden "Jim" Sheaffer, Troy Martin is arguably one of the most vilified pilots among the GA community. The two men guided their Cessna 150 deep into the Washington ADIZ last May, jangling already-frayed nerves among lawmakers and, again arguably, setting the cause to reduce or eliminate the increasingly permanent TFR back many years.

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Upgraded: Dallas Airmotive's Steve Hubble

Dallas Airmotive has named Steve Hubble as a Regional Engine Manager for the Western U.S.A. Hubble will be responsible for sales of the company's TFE731 engine services. He will also be responsible for sales to PW300 series operators and those using Honeywell APUs.

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Fast Glass! Glasair TD Sets Coast To Coast Speed Record

Glasair Pilot Bruce Hammer, of Lafayette, LA, decided he needed a challenge; something he could accomplish in his nearly ten year old Glasair I TD which he built and completed in 1997. The speed-minded Hammer started thinking about speed records and decided to make a run at the Transcontinental Eastbound Record in Class C-1.b (1,102 – 2,205 lbs gross T.O. weight).

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Klyde Morris 03.13.06

Klyde Strikes A Little Too Close To The Truth... Again

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Adam Aircraft Announces Craig Johnson as Chief Operating Officer

Adam Aircraft tells ANN that Craig Johnson has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. Johnson comes to Adam Aircraft from the Northrop Grumman Electronics Sector...

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One Week Left: FAA Issues GENOTS Concerning TIPH Procedures

TIPH Heading For Extinction?

NBAA is noting the issuance of two General Notices (GENOTS) affecting FAA Orders 7110.65R (Air Traffic Control) and 7210.3U (Facility Operation and Administration) concerning TIPH procedures. Both GENOTS go into affect March 20, 2006.

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Officially ID'd... And Going Home

Airman Lost In 1942 Crash Is Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. Army Air Forces airman, missing since 1942, have been identified and will soon be returned to his family for burial. He is Aviation Cadet Leo Mustonen, 22, of Brainerd, Minn. The family has not set a date for his burial.

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Construction Continues at Sandy's Farm Residential Airpark

Development Begins at Hal's Farm 

Construction has begun on yet another new home with hangar at Sandy's Farm, the residential airpark located at Clermont County/Sporty's Airport. In addition, a hangar is under construction on another site ready to add the home of the buyer's choosing.

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Million Air: Post-Katrina Rebuilding Underway On Historic Moffett Hangar

Demonstrating their commitment to remain in the Crescent City, executives with Million Air New Orleans are well underway with reconstruction on their fixed-base operations (FBO) facility at Lakefront Airport. The first phase of reconstruction includes an extensive refurbishment of the well-known Moffett hangar.

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Duncan Aviation Will Distribute ARINC's SKYLink Satellite Broadband for BizJets

ARINC Direct has appointed Duncan Aviation as a distributor for the ARINC SKYLink high-speed satellite broadband solution for business jets. Introduced in 2005, SKYLink is still the only Ku-band satellite technology that directly addresses the unique space, cost, and connectivity requirements of business aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (03.13.06): Safety Stand-Down

Aero-Tips!

The US Navy recently held a world-wide Safety Stand-Down of all aviation units. This is a very unusual occurrence, usually resulting from a string of incidents over a short time. Since events that prompt a Stand-Down are usually unrelated except for branch of service and proximity on the calendar, a Safety Stand-Down is typically a “back-to-basics” review.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.13.06)

Aero-Linx!

For those of you interested in the science of the condensation cloud that forms at trans-sonic speed range a nifty explanation lies here, and here.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.13.06): CAS

CAS Calibrated Air Speed - The indicated airspeed of an aircraft, corrected for position and instrument error.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (03.13.06)

“I seriously doubt that any certified aircraft could even come close to that kind of accomplishment.” Source: Glasair Pilot Bruce Hammer, of Lafayette, LA, after setting a blistering coast-to-coast speed record in a fixed gear, fixed pitch Glasair I TD... reaching speeds of nearly 300 mph. 

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