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May 05, 2007

FAA Approves New 9,300-foot Taxiway For Logan Int'l

Boston's Mayor Not Pleased

The FAA issued its final approval Thursday for a controversial 9,300-foot taxiway to be constructed at Logan International Airport, for a project designed to reduce collision potential, minimize travel delays, and diminish ground noise.

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Report: Point2Point Airways Suspends Operations

On-Demand Air Taxi Service Grounded

Efforts to bring an on-demand commuter airline to Bismarck, ND appear to be stalled... at least temporarily... as upstart carrier Point2Point Airways announced this week it has suspended operations indefinitely, due to a lack of revenue and weather-related complications.

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NTSB: Cause Of 2005 Medical Helo Accident Remains A Mystery

Witnesses Heard Aircraft Flying Low

The National Transportation Safety Board recently ruled 'undetermined' reasons were behind the downing of an Airlift Northwest medical helicopter crash in 2005, that claimed the lives of the pilot and two flight nurses.

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NATCA Says Radar Facility Closed Due To Staffing Issues

RME Shuts Down Wednesday Night After Controller Calls In Sick

The Federal Aviation Administration radar approach control facility at Griffiss Airfield (RME), a 24-hour air traffic control operation, was forced to close late Wednesday evening and into early Thursday morning due to a controller staffing shortage, according to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.

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Coast Guard Locates, Rescues Missing Man

Truck Stuck In Mud, Collapsed Trying to Get Help

A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Traverse City located and rescued a 70 year-old Michigan man missing since Tuesday.

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Eclipse Aviation Names Former 3M Vice President As CFO

Borseth Will Handle Financial Management, Operations

Eclipse Aviation told ANN this week J. Mark Borseth is joining the executive team at the Albuquerque, NM-based planemaker as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).

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NASA Updates Status Of Shuttles

Agency Shooting For Four Launches Before End Of Year

NASA continues to work towards its goal of four shuttle flights between now and the end of the year. In an update released to ANN, the space agency says work continues on readying Atlantis for its planned June 8 launch... with Endeavour and Discovery counting down to launches in August and October, respectively.

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Jet Airways Receives First Boeing 777-300ER

Airliner Sports New Livery

Earlier this week, Boeing and Jet Airways, India's largest private airline, celebrated the delivery of the airline's first of 10 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The long-legged airliner was delivered in Jet Airways' new paint scheme, that features a new design, colors and typeface.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.05.07)

Aero-Linx!

This website is for A&P mechanics to exchange info, chat, checkout maintenance links, search for jobs... and to BS with each other.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.05.07): Eclipse

Aero-Terms!

Occultation of one celestial body by another which passes between it and the observer. Several different types: solar, lunar, annular, VLJ.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.05.07)

"I continue to be extremely frustrated and adamantly opposed to the construction of a center-field taxiway. The FAA should immediately stop the process and allow public health agencies to look at responses to the potential health issues raised during this process."

Source: Thomas M. Menino, mayor of Boston, MA. The FAA issued its final approval Thursday for a controversial 9,300-foot taxiway to be constructed at Logan International Airport, for a project designed to reduce collision potential, minimize travel delays, and diminish ground noise. Opponents to the taxiway, including Mayor Menino, say it will bring idling planes closer to nearby neighborhoods.

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NJ TFR: 05.10.07 - 05.13.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0255 Issue Date: May 04, 2007 at 1946 UTC Location: McGuire AFB, New Jersey near ROBBINSVILLE VORTAC (RBV) Beginning Date and Time: May 10, 2007 at 1900 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 13, 2007 at 2100 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and other teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: McGuire AFB (WRI) Air Traffic Control Tower, 609-754-8599

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NC TFR: 05.10.07 - 05.12.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0220 Issue Date: May 04, 2007 at 1709 UTC Location: Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina near KINSTON VORTAC (ISO) Beginning Date and Time: May 10, 2007 at 1430 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 12, 2007 at 2130 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations for the Wings Over Wayne airshow Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seymour-Johnson (GSB) Air Traffic Control Tower, 919-722-3537

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PR TFR: 05.11.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0201 Issue Date: May 04, 2007 at 1425 UTC Location: San Juan Center, Eastern Side Of Vieques Island, Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: May 11, 2007 at 1100 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 11, 2007 at 2000 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Ordinance Disposal Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan Center (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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