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November 13, 2007

Special Notice TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/4005  Issue Date: November 13, 2007 at 1202 UTC  Type: Special 

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Special Notice TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/4003  Issue Date: November 13, 2007 at 1201 UTC  Type: Special 

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 11.13.07

A New Approach To A Club For Diamond Aircraft Owners

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.13.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.13.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- A New Approach To A Club For Diamond Aircraft Owners: 11.13.07 (ANN Special Report, with Doug Clark, president of the Diamond Aviators Association.)

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Pilot Bails Out Of Spinning Ultimate Bipe

Shut Off Engine And Hit The Silk

A pilot practicing aerobatics over Ossipee, NH Sunday successfully bailed out at 1,500 feet when he couldn’t get his spinning biplane to respond.

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USATA Troubled By NTSB Recommendations

Says Remedies Based On Two Accidents Trigger Heavy-Handed Oversight

The US Air Tour Association feels the National Transportation and Safety Board’s recent November 8 recommendations for air tour operators are unfair, unjustified and misleading -- and says the Board is singling out the commercial air tour industry nationwide and making it a target for its own brand of "special" attention.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.13.07

Another massive order puts Airbus out in front.
Boeing has it's own bit of good news from Dubai.
And even Cessna is profitting from a middle-east aviation boom.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.13.07

Another massive order puts Airbus out in front.
Boeing has it's own bit of good news from Dubai.
And even Cessna is profitting from a middle-east aviation boom.

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ANN Special Feature: Douglas Clark, Diamond Aviators Assoc. - 11.13.07

ANN's Jim Campbell talks with Doug Clark, president of the Diamond Aviators Association, newly merged from two previous organizations of Diamond Aircraft owners. The new association has regrouped a

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Oh My, Dubai! Ethiopian Airlines Orders 10 Cessna 172TDs

Will Replace Older, Avgas-Powered XP Models

Ethiopian Airlines and Africair, Inc., Cessna Aircraft Company’s authorized representative for Ethiopia, announced this week a contract for 10 new turbo-diesel Skyhawks at the 2007 Dubai Air Show.

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Oh My, Dubai! Hawker Beechcraft Announces Saudi King Air 350C Medevac Order

Cargo-Variant King Airs To Be Outfitted With Medical Service Equipment

This week, at the 2007 Dubai Air Show, Hawker Beechcraft announced the sale of five Beechcraft King Air 350Cs to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Outfitted with Lifeport medical service equipment, these aircraft will be used for Saudi Ministry of Defense and Aviation (MODA) medevac transportation throughout Saudi Arabia.

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Oh My, Dubai! GAMCO, CMC Electronics Complete Dubai Air Wing Avionics Upgrade

Second L100-30 Flight Deck Modified

CMC Electronics Inc. tells ANN it has completed the avionics systems integration of a second L100-30 aircraft for the Dubai Air Wing. CMC Electronics is teamed with Gulf Aircraft Maintenance Company (GAMCO), the prime contractor for the project.

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Airline Service For New Mexico Capital In Limbo

Great Lakes Pulls Planes; American Eagle, Delta Awaiting Feds

What was a newly-resurgent effort to bring residents of The City Different a choice of air carriers is now floundering. Officials with Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) say as of next month, the airport serving New Mexico's capital city will lose what is currently its only scheduled airline service.

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Oh My, Dubai! Airbus Discloses First A380 'Flying Palace' Customer

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Already Has His Own 747

It's good to be king. Or, in this case, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding company... who signed a firm order with Airbus for an A380 Flying Palace, becoming the first customer for the VIP version of the new double-deck superjumbo.

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French Museum Battling Time, Bureaucracy To Save C-47

Wants Aircraft For D-Day Museum

A dilapidated Douglas C-47 located in Bosnia with a colorful history from World War II, might get a reprieve from a rotting death if French enthusiasts can thwart politics to remove the aircraft from the country before December, according to Reuters.

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NBAA: FAA Funding Extended Once Again

Bolen Says User Fee Debate May Extend Into 2008

Say... whatever happened to the FAA reauthorization debate? The National Business Aviation Association tells ANN the hot-button issue near the forefront of legislative debate just two months ago, is now stewing on the back burner. For how long, though, no one knows.

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Swiss Court Orders Man Who Killed Skyguide Controller Released From Prison

Vitaly Kaloyev Released Monday Night

A Swiss court ordered the release last week of a Russian imprisoned for killing an air traffic controller he blamed for his family's death in a 2002 midair collision.

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Oh My, Dubai! New Aircraft Lessor Signs MOU For 100 Airbus Planes

Airbus CEO Reports 1,122 Gross Orders For 2007

It appears Airbus has regained the sales lead for 2007. On Monday, the European planemaker announced a slew of orders, including two new orders and MOUs for its stalwart A320 family of planes, as well as the newly resurgent A350 XWB.

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Aerion Appoints ExecuJet As Exclusive Sales Representative

Company Accepting Letters Of Intent For Supersonic Bizjet

Aerion tells ANN the company recently began accepting Letters of Intent for a limited number of early delivery positions on its planned supersonic business jet.

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NTSB: ATC, Weather Contributed To 2005 Skymaster Accident

Says Controller Did Not Respond To Pilot's Requests For WX

Poor weather, and errors on the part of the pilot and air traffic controllers, are blamed for the downing of a Cessna 337 in October 2005.

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Oh My, Dubai! Qatar Airways Orders 30 Dreamliners

Airline Also Has Most Firm Orders For A350 XWB

Boeing Company, won a $6.1 billion order for 30 of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft and five freighter 777s from Qatar Airways... who is also the largest customer for competitor Airbus SAS's A350 XWB.

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Report: NASA Banquets Cost Taxpayers As Much $500,000 A Pop

Awards Parties For Shuttle Workers Include All The Perks

Last month, just as NASA convinced the Senate to free up $1 billion in extra funds for space exploration, an examination by CBS News of how the agency used its money showed some of the money is used for fluff.

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NTSB Says PA-28 Experienced In-Flight Break-Up

Outboard Wing Sections Broke Off, Ailerons Also Separated

An airplane that went down in southwestern Utah in October, killing two brothers, broke apart in mid-flight, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Vought Losses Down, But Company Is Under Scrutiny

Boeing Appoints VP To Oversee 787 Parts Production

Vought Aircraft Industries reports a smaller third-quarter loss than a year ago, but Boeing has assigned a senior executive to expressly work with the company to get its 787 components manufacturing up to speed, and on time.

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NASA To Test Orion Abort Systems At White Sands

Test Range To Evaluate Safety System For Astronauts

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced November 8, it will break ground to build a test launch pad at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range this week. The pad will be used to test a launch abort system that will help ensure the safety of astronauts aboard the new Orion spacecraft, according to NASA officials.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.13.07): Ice Bridging

Aero-Terms!

A spark plug failure that occurs when a reciprocating engine is started in extremely cold weather. When a cylinder fires, the fuel-air mixture is converted into carbon dioxide and water vapor.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.13.07)

"With a crowded schedule, and a limited number of business days left in this congressional session, it appears that the FAA reauthorization debate may continue into the new year."

Source: Ed Bolen, president and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association.

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