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January 03, 2007

Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 01.03.07

EAA President Tom Poberezny, Part One

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.03.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.03.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- EAA President Tom Poberezny: 01.03.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Tom Poberezny's review of 2006, and what 2007 may hold in store.)

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MI TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0093 Issue Date: January 03, 2007 at 0027 UTC Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan near GRAND RAPIDS VOR/DME (GRR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: January 03, 2007 at 2100 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): 6/9329: This NOTAM replaces NOTAM 6/9329 due to change in location and size. Pilots May Contact: System Operations Support Center (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 703-267-3333

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Mountain Of Luggage Left Behind At Heathrow

Officials Tackle Chaos Left Behind After Christmas' Foggy Weather

 British Airways says fog that delayed flights for days around Christmas didn't just affect holiday travelers -- some were separated from their luggage leaving a "mountain" of unclaimed bags at London's Heathrow.

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UK's New Science Minister Says His Country Needs Astronauts

Could Signal End To Britain's Refusal To Fund Manned Missions

The United Kingdom's new Science Minister, Malcolm Wicks, says his country should reconsider its long-standing refusal to fund manned space missions.

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National Guard Chopper Down Near San Diego

Nine Aboard Escape Serious Injury

A National Guard Bell UH-1 "Huey" (file photo of type below) transporting US Border Patrol agents crashed on a hillside in a rural area south of San Diego yesterday afternoon.

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Boeing Sets New Company Sales Record

Planemaker To Top Last Year's Sales By Nearly 40 Orders

Boeing set a new company sales record for jetliners in 2006 with 1,040 firm orders on the year according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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ACRO Says 2006 Commercial Crashes Lowest In 53 Years

Watchdog Organization Says Last Year One Of Safest In History

 Citing data from the International Civil Aviation Office (ICAO) and other official sources, the independent watchdog organization Aircraft Crashes Record Office (ACRO) says last year saw only 156 fatal commercial crashes around the world -- down from 178 in 2005.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.03.07

An Adam Air 737 has NOT been found, despite early reports...
Embry-Riddle's Daytona campus recovers from a Christmas Day tornado...
...and the Nall Report finds the GA accident rate rose in 2

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.03.07

An Adam Air 737 has NOT been found, despite early reports...
Embry-Riddle's Daytona campus recovers from a Christmas Day tornado...
...and the Nall Report finds the GA accident rate rose in 2

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ANN Special Feature: Part 1: Tom Poberezny, EAA 01.03.07

Jim Campbell sits down with EAA President Tom Poberezny to sum up 2006, and look ahead into '07.

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Embry Riddle Making Steady Progress Toward Tornado Recovery

Nearly All Damaged Airplanes Now Have Replacements

The storm-weary folks at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University note that their Daytona Beach campus "is making excellent progress in its recovery effort following the Christmas Day tornado."

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ANN's Aero-Dozen: The Top Twelve Stories of 2006 (Part Three-Final)

Depending on who you talk to, 2006 was either a very good year for aviation, or a year of much foreboding.

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2006 Year-In-Review: General Aviation -- Innovation

An 'Innovation Plateau' Hits GA For 2006

By nearly all accounts, 2006 will go down as a banner year for general aviation.

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ANN Names the 2006 Planes Of The Year: S-LSA RTF (Ready To Fly) Category

Each year the staff of the Aero-News Network attempts to name those aircraft that distinguish themselves in the previous year. This year, like previous years, has been a difficult one to judge from the standpoint of determining what we like to call the "Best of the Breed." Herewith, our final selections for the category of S-LSA RTF...!

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ANN Special Report: Fractional Ownership Programs, Part Two

Is It The Right Option For You?

Fractional ownership. This aircraft ownership option has seemingly sprouted almost from nowhere in the last few years.

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NO Stealth In Way USAF Upgrading B-2 Fleet

The Air Force isn't being stealthy about plans to upgrade its B-2 Spirit fleet; officials say the bomber will need numerous upgrades over its life span. Some upgrades are already complete, but others are planned years, even decades ahead, said Lt. Col. Brian Zembraski, 509th Bomb Wing director of staff at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

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Blackhawk Helicopter Crews Fly Right In Iraq

The tasking is constant, and the daily flight schedule is packed with missions for one Army helicopter squadron flying with the Marine Corps in Iraq. A group of highly skilled pilots and crew chiefs are the reason for success.

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Upgraded: Dave Jackson Named CEO of King Schools

David E. Jackson, President of King Schools, has been named CEO and President by Co-Chairmen John and Martha King. Martha commented, "Dave has been responsible for all operations of King Schools for years now and John and I decided to make his CEO status official."

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GPS III Milestone Completed, Follow-on Funding Activated

 Boeing has successfully completed a critical US Air Force review of its Global Positioning System (GPS) Space Segment III program and has been awarded a $50 million contract for additional system design activities.

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ANN Names the 2006 Planes Of The Year: Amateur-Built/Experimental Kit Category

Each year the staff of the Aero-News Network attempts to name those aircraft that distinguish themselves in the previous year. This year, like previous years, has been a difficult one to judge from the standpoint of determining what we like to call the "Best of the Breed." GA Piston Single GA Piston Twin SA Experimental Kit E-LSA Kit S-LSA RTF (Ready To Fly)!

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Sierra Pacific Aviation Working With Av-Insurance to Develop Training Programs

Sierra Pacific Aviation Inc. (a subsidiary of SkyBridge Technology Group), tells ANN that it is working with aviation insurance underwriters to develop and administer initial and recurrent training for a variety of aircraft.

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Keri Kohler Joins GAMA As Executive Assistant And Scheduler

Former Legislative Assistant Comes To Work For The 'Good Guys'

GAMA tells ANN that Keri Kohler has joined the association’s staff as the Executive Assistant and Scheduler. “Keri’s experience in both the public and private sectors, where she worked on administrative and legislative duties, is going to be a tremendous asset for GAMA,” said Pete Bunce, GAMA President and CEO.

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Army Refueling Point Keeps Aircraft Running

 Aircraft play a vital role in accomplishing missions in Iraq. They ferry troops and equipment, provide fire support for embattled Soldiers, and gather priceless intelligence on enemy activities. But without fuel to keep their rotor blades spinning, those birds would be little more than useless lumps of metal dotting the flightlines of military bases across Iraq.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.03.07)

Aero-Linx!

Be an armchair glider pilot and join SOAR the Virtual Soaring Society International for Flight simulator programs.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.03.07): Pitch

Aero-Terms!

The nose up and down movement of an airplane made by using the elevators. Pitching motion is around the lateral axis of the airplane an imaginary line that runs basically wing tip to wing tip.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (01.03.07)

"The Nall Report helps us identify problems and trends, and develop educational programs to address those issues. Based on the findings this year, in 2007 we will focus on trouble areas such as maneuvering flight and weather."

Source: Bruce Landsberg, Executive Director of the Air Safety Foundation, in discussing the release of the 2005 Nall Report -- the first comprehensive look at the previous year’s accident numbers, compiled from statistics released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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