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November 15, 2005

ANN Special Feature -- New FAA Rules On Air Shows: 11.16.05

A Conversation With EAA Vice President Earl Lawrence about recent FAA Airshow decision-making.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.16.05

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Virginia Pop-Up TFR: 11.15.05 - 11.16.05

NOTAM: 5/0642 Issued: 11/15/2005 17:00 Effective: 11/15/2005 17:00 - 11/16/2005 23:00 State: VA Facility: ZDC - WASHINGTON (ARTCC),DC. Type: HAZARDS Description: 2 SOUTH OF LAKE DRUMMOND

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Boeing Unveils Advanced 747-8 Family Of Aircraft

Updates Classic Airplane With Dreamliner Technology

Boeing officially launched the new Boeing 747-8 program Tuesday, which includes the 747-8 Intercontinental passenger airplane and the 747-8 Freighter airplane. The company also announced the two launch customers for the cargo version of the aircraft: Luxembourg-based Cargolux and Japan's Nippon Cargo Airlines.

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FAA Calls For Fuel Tank Retrofits

Aims To Prevent Blasts Similar To TWA 800

Monday, the FAA issued its 152-page proposal outlining vapor reduction methods intended to reduce the likelihood of a fuel tank explosion similar to that believed to have brought down TWA 800 in July 1996.

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Urgent CASA AD: Dornier

Applicability: Model 328-100 series aeroplanes, serial numbers 3005 up to and including 3119, without Fairchild Dornier Service Bulletins SB-328-34-413 Revision 1 dated 18 November 2002 and either SB-328-53-403   Revision 1 dated 7 November 2002 or Revision 2 dated 13 May 2003 incorporated

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 11.15.05

Atlantic Aero's John Ackerman Talks Engine Conversions With ANN

Make no mistake about it: pilots ALWAYS want to go higher, and fly faster -- and if we can do it while burning the same amount of fuel, then that's close to nirvana. Greensboro, SC-based Atlantic Aero specializes in doing exactly that, by retrofitting Beechcraft Bonanzas and Cessna 210s with the 310-hp Teledyne Continental IO-550 engine -- the same engine that's on a new Cirrus SR22, or Columbia 300.

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Wyoming TFR: 11.15.05 - 11.16.05

NOTAM: 5/0640 Issued: 11/15/2005 14:50 Effective: 11/15/2005 20:00 - 11/16/2005 02:00 State: WY Facility: ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT. Type: HAZARDS Description: 28 SW CHEROKEE (CKW) WY

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Tennessee TFR: 11.15.05

NOTAM: 5/0635 Issued: 11/15/2005 12:40 Effective: 11/15/2005 15:05 - 11/15/2005 15:55 State: TN Facility: ZTL - ATLANTA (ARTCC),HAMPTON,GA. Type: VIP Description: ALCOA AND KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE, NOVEMBER 15, 2005

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AD: SAAB

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-04 MANUFACTURER: SAAB SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-04 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Saab Model SAAB 2000 airplanes.

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AD: Learjet

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-06 MANUFACTURER: Learjet SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-06 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Learjet Model 23, 24, 24A, 24B, 24B-A, 24D, 24D-A, 24E, 24F, 25, 25A, 25B, 25C, 25D, and 25F airplanes.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-05 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-05 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Airbus Model A319-100, A320-200, and A321-100 and -200 series airplanes.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-08 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-08 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to all Airbus Model A300 B4-600 and A300 B4-600R series airplanes, and all Model A300 F4-605R airplanes.

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Sea-Tac To Pilots: Stop Landing On Tango!

What Needs To Be Done To Stop Confusion?

Officials at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have done almost everything they can to prevent pilots from lining up for -- or worse, actually landing on -- Taxiway Tango, which runs parallel to Runway 16R/34L at the busy airport. Nevertheless, the possibility of a disastrous encounter between a landing aircraft and a taxiing plane, or ground vehicle, remains a very real concern.

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Embraer Reportedly Out For Aerial Common Sensor Aircraft

Military Says Larger Bombardier Needed To Hold Electronics

Lockheed-Martin reportedly told the Army Monday it was scrapping plans to use the Embraer EMB-145 for its new US Navy and Army spy plane, opting instead on the much larger -- and pricier -- Bombardier Global Express.

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Avidyne's Dan Schwinn: 'We've Been All About Ease Of Use' (Part Four)

Interview With Dan Schwinn Of Avidyne, Part IV of VI

In today's installment of ANN's interview with Avidyne's Dan Schwinn, we pick up where we left off yesterday. Dan is speaking about servicing their products, and what is required each time the systems are updated. Schwinn also talks about Avidyne's applications in the Cirrus SR22 and the upcoming Eclipse 500.

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USAFA Program Explores UAV Aircraft And Systems Design Issues

Cadets Gain Skills Building Advanced UAVs

Cadets and faculty working in the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory in the Colorado Springs, CO-based USAF Academy Department of Electrical And Computer Engineering here are designing and building more the next generation of sophisticated autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles -- UAVs that will even be able to communicate with each other, working to search, track, and destroy targets as a team.

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Sonex, Ltd. Named 2005 Oshkosh Small Business Of The Year

OSH-Based Kitplane Manufacturer Has Seen A Lot In Its Eight Years

Family-owned kitplane manufacturer Sonex, Ltd. received the Oshkosh, WI Chamber of Commerce's 2005 Small Business of the Year award at a reception held last week during the city's 98th Annual Meeting and Recognition Program.

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AMD Completes SLSA Certification Requirements For CH 601 XL

Manufacturer Sees Ideal Fit With Flight Schools

Aircraft Manufacturing & Development Co (AMD) of Eastman, GA has completed all flight tests for the Zenair Zodiac CH 601 XL with Continental 0-200 engine for Special Light Sport Aircraft (SLSA) requirements.

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Flight Safety Foundation Recognizes Alan Klapmeier

Cirrus Co-Founder Receives Admiral Luis de Florez Flight Safety Award

It is well known in the aero-community that Cirrus co-founder Alan Klapmeier survived a midair collision while on a training flight in 1984. This event later influenced the decision to equip all certified Cirrus aircraft with ballistic recovery system parachutes.

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Do You Want Fries With That Jet-A?

No, This Isn't The April 1st Edition

With the overall decline in the availability of inflight meals on domestic flights, perhaps this was a natural -- last week the flight crew aboard an AirTran aircraft grabbed a Wendy's order to go, without ever leaving the cockpit.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (11.15.05)

"I believe the problem's fixed. We haven't had an unsafe landing on Taxiway Tango yet. Every one of them was wrong, and every one of them should not have happened, but they were not unsafe." Source: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Manager Mark Coates, commenting on safety programs in place to prevent crews in landing aircraft from mistaking Runway 16R/34L with nearby Taxiway Tango. At least eight aircraft have confused the 180-ft wide taxiway with the 200-ft runway since 1999, and three have landed on the taxiway.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-10 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-10 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A330-200 and A330-300 series airplanes; and Model A340-200 and A340-300 series airplanes.

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-14 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-14 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER) Model ERJ 170 airplanes.

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-13 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-13 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain EMBRAER Model EMB-135 airplanes, and Model EMB-145, -145ER, -145MR, -145LR, -145XR, -145MP, and -145EP airplanes.

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