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March 17, 2006

OH TFR: 03.20.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3495 Issue Date: March 17, 2006 at 21:17 UTC Location: Cleveland, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 16:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 19:35 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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'Hooters Air' Losing Its Wings? Say It Isn't So!

Carrier Leaving Several Markets; Future Unclear

Fueling rumors that the nation's most infamous low-cost carrier may soon be no more, Hooters Air announced this week the airline is ending service to two Pennsylvania airports -- and will also apparently leave the Tampa Bay, FL market for good in April.

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FAA Will Likely Keep O'Hare Flight Cap

May Be Extended To 2008

Citing increased delays if such a restriction wasn't in place, the FAA announced Thursday the agency will likely extend a cap on the number of flights into Chicago's O'Hare airport until October 28 -- and maybe longer.

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Polish F-16 Flies For First Time

One Of 48 Aircraft Ordered By PAF

Lockheed Martin announced this week the successful completion of the maiden flight of the first Polish F-16 aircraft. The flight took place in Ft. Worth, TX, and involved one of 48 aircraft ordered by the Government of Poland.

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Deputy Sheriff Jumps From Helo To Rescue Man Overboard

Thanks For The Help... Now, Back To Fishing

A deputy sheriff in Lake County, FL made a pretty impressive rescue Thursday morning, jumping from a helicopter over Lake Griffin to rescue a man who had fallen out of his fishing boat.

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NC TFR: 03.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3458 Issue Date: March 17, 2006 at 14:08 UTC Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Beginning Date and Time: March 17, 2006 at 15:20 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 17, 2006 at 18:40 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NJ TFR: 03.20.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3437 Issue Date: March 17, 2006 at 12:22 UTC Location: Newark, New Jersey Beginning Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 19:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 23:55 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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After Almost 75 Hours In The Air, Fossett Lands In Salina

Did He Break The Record?

Adventurer Steve Fossett (right) landed in Salina, KS Friday morning at 9:06 am Central Standard Time, after a remarkably by-the-book attempt to establish a new record for distance travelled nonstop in a closed course.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 03.17.06

Cessna's John Doman Talks Piston Aircraft With ANN

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.17.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.17.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature --  Cessna's John Doman: 03.17.06 (ANN's Feature News Program, with John Doman, head of worldwide piston aircraft sales for Cessna)

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FL TFR: 03.24.06 - 03.26.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3485 Issue Date: March 17, 2006 at 19:23 UTC Location: Fort Pierce, Florida near VERO BEACH VORTAC (VRB) Beginning Date and Time: March 24, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 26, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Parachute jumps by the U.S. Army Black Daggers and various U.S. Air Force flight demonstration teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Fort Pierce (FPR) Air Traffic Control Tower, 772-465-0761

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Morgan Freeman Back In The Air

Busted By The FAA, Freeman Serves Out Suspension Time

Aviator and occasional movie-star Morgan Freeman is again exercising his priveleges as an airman. Our friends at the World Entertainment News Network checked in with him and confirmed that the star of a number of very popular films is back doing something that he really loves... flying.

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JetBlue Selects Hamilton Sundstrand for 10-Year Maintenance Contract

Hamilton Sundstrand has entered into a 10-year exclusive agreement with JetBlue Airways for repair services in support of JetBlue's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. JetBlue has firm orders with Airbus for 96 A320 aircraft through 2016 with options for 50 more between 2008 and 2013.

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OH TFR: 03.20.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3408 Issue Date: March 16, 2006 at 20:16 UTC Location: Akron/Hanoverton, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 15:10 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 20, 2006 at 19:10 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First PW615F Engine for Cessna Mustang

Pratt & Whitney Canada has delivered the first PW615F engine to Cessna Aircraft Company for the new Citation Mustang business jet. The engine will be installed on A/C No. 003, the first Citation Mustang to be built at Cessna’s assembly facility in Independence, Kansas.

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Klyde Morris 03.17.06

Klyde Hits The Nail On The Head... Again!

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It's Alive! Bell's New Repair and Overhaul Center Completes First Components

Bell Helicopter's new Repair and Overhaul Center (ROC), located in Roanoke, Texas, recently completed the first components sent to the facility for overhaul. The first components completed included a transmission and a combining gearbox for Bell's AH-1W helicopter.

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Geneva Aerospace Successfully Completes Unmanned Auto-Landing With Dakota UAV

Company Completes Next Stage in On-Going Project with US Navy Geneva Aerospace has successfully completed six consecutive auto landings of a Dakota UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) at the United States Army Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, Arizona. This flight test was the next phase under Geneva's current contract with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the United States Air Force Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab (UAVB).

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Reduced Verdict Against North American Airlines Accepted by Plaintiff

Still Big Bucks: $12.6 Million Verdict Bargained Down to $3.1M

North American Airlines tells ANN that a post-trial ruling to reduce compensatory and punitive damages to $3.1 million from an original verdict of $12.6 million was accepted on March 14, 2006 by the plaintiff, former North American pilot Randall Otto.

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Max-Viz Secures Additional Financing

Increased Demand for Aviation Safety Using EVS Drives Company Momentum

Max-Viz has completed its third round of financing totaling $6 million. Proceeds will be used to accelerate growth in the company's Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS) product line for fixed and rotary wing corporate, commercial, military and transport aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (03.17.06): Radio Licenses

Aero-Tips!

There was a time not long ago when every airplane, and each individual pilot, was required to be licensed for radio use.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.17.06)

Aero-Linx!

Circa Reproductions was founded by Graham Lee. When Lee passed away last October, the legacy was continued by Lee’s son, Michael.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.17.06): Cathedral

Aero-Terms!

Early word to describe anhedral, or negative dihedral.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (03.17.06)

“This is an exciting milestone for both Pratt & Whitney Canada and Cessna Aircraft... Delivery of the first PW615F engine comes just two months after we received Transport Canada type certification for the engine series.” Source: Alain M. Bellemare, President, P&WC, in commenting on the first delivery of a production PW615F powerplant to Cessna for the Citation Mustang. 

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MN TFR: 03.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/3409 Issue Date: March 16, 2006 at 20:24 UTC Location: Ely, Minnesota Beginning Date and Time: March 17, 2006 at 16:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: March 17, 2006 at 17:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Due to blasting activity at Babbitt Iron Mines Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Minneapolis (ZMP) Center, 651-463-5580

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