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January 08, 2006

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.09.06

Another Blackhawk Down, Defense Contractors Sued By Surviving Families, Airbus Not Willing To Give Up On 2005, and More!

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.09.06

Another Blackhawk Down, Defense Contractors Sued By Surviving Families, Airbus Not Willing To Give Up On 2005, and More!

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ANN Special Feature: Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101 01.09.06

We've all had to do it at least once -- transition into a new aircraft. It can be a tricky process... but you can do it. CFI Tom Turner tells us how in this week's Aero-Craft.


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AR TFR: UFN

NOTAM: 6/0218 Issued: 01/08/2006 18:00 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: AR Facility: ZME - MEMPHIS (ARTCC),TN. Type: HAZARDS Description: MENA AR.

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Border TFR: 01.08.06 - 12.31.06

NOTAM: 6/0199 Issued: 01/07/2006 02:10 Effective: 01/08/2006 23:59 - 12/31/2006 14:00 State: AZ Facility: ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM. Type: SECURITY Description: SOUTHERN U.S. BORDER, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS), NOGALES, AZ.

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Twelve Dead As Black Hawk Goes Down In Iraq

Cause Not Yet Determined In Crash Near Syrian Border

An Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter has gone down in a sparsely populated area east of the northern city of Tall Afar. The eight passengers and four crew onboard were killed, and all were believed to be Americans.

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Eric Beard Lost In WX Related Accident

ANN regrets to report the loss of aerobatic pilot Eric Beard in what appears to be a weather related crash in the State of Washington. Well known as the pilot of "Russian Thunder," a Yak 54, Beard was apparently flying a Piper light twin Friday night when he went down in reduced visibility in Skagit County, WA.

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Thirty Feet Short Of Safety

Doctor Dies In Tragic, Unsuccessful, Emergency Landing

Investigators are picking over the remains of Dr. Jay S. Richards's Mooney 231, N27ER, which crashed Thursday just 30 feet from the taxiway that could have been his deliverance. The 51-year-old anesthesiologist from Portland, Oregon died instantly when his plane plunged into an orchard of filbert trees. Richards made a mayday call that his plane was losing power, moments after being cleared to land at Hillsboro Airport.

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It's a New Year Aboard The International Space Station

2006 Report #1, 11 a.m. CST, Friday, Jan. 6, 2006

It was back to work this week for the Expedition 12 crewmembers after a long New Year's weekend that marked the halfway point in their six-month stay aboard the space station.

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Arnoni Aviation Purchased By APPH

Arnoni Aviation Ltd., the world's largest independent Hawker parts support company, has been acquired by APPH Ltd of Runcorn, England, effective January 1, 2006.

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AOPA Lauds Idaho Senators Fight To Protect Backcountry Airstrips

Senators Michael Crapo and Larry Craig (pictured below) have not let up in efforts to protect backcountry airstrips. The two Idaho senators recently introduced the Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act into Congress. AOPA is strongly supporting the bill.

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Weight-Shift-Control LSA Consensus Standards Accepted

The FAA has accepted the consensus standards for weight-shift-control light-sport aircraft (LSA), clearing the way for trikes to be sold as ready-to-fly special LSA (S-LSA).

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Swiss Practicality Buys Italian Style

First Piaggio P180 Avanti II Goes To [drum roll please]... Switzerland!

This is a story about a Swiss customer that found his plane over the border in Italy. No, nobody stole it; it's brand new, and in fact, it's the first Piaggio P. 180 Avanti II to be delivered to a customer.

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AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit Or, How Do You Humble A Know-it-All?

Aerodynamics. Propulsion. Structures. "Heh. I know this stuff." We all know this stuff, we pilots... right? Well, maybe not so right. A look at the agenda for the upcoming AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit (9-12 January, Reno Hilton, Reno NV) usually trips my MEGO-mode breaker about midway through the lecture title.

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Sportys Got Heat! AeroTherm Engine Heater Available

Finally... there's a better way to care for your engine this winter without blasting extreme heat into the aircraft engine compartment -- and Uncle Hal from Sportys has it.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (01.08.06): Peak EGT

Aero-Tips 01.08.06

Despite the fact that fuel starvation (running a fuel tank dry) and fuel exhaustion (running completely out of fuel) are common causes of engine failure, and that mismanaging fuel flow contributes to engine wear and early cylinder failure, few pilots learn how to properly lean the fuel/air mixture.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.08.06)

Aero-Linx!

Jamail Larkins one of the youngest airshow pilots in the country, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University senior and FAA Ambassador of Aviation and Space Education. Between classes he tours in a Cirrus SR22 spreading the word on aviation careers to middle and high school students across the country.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.08.06): Accelerated-Stop Distance

Accelerate-Stop Distance In the case of a rejected take off, the runway plus any stopway must be long enough for the airplane to be accelerated to the V1 speed and then brought to a complete stop. Trees and fences do not count as items with which to stop an airplane.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (01.08.06)

"Backcountry landing strips allow people to enjoy forest and parks, support state economies through recreational activity, and play a vital role in access to research, management, aerial mapping, and disaster relief... This bill will ensure our backcountry airstrips remain in operation, maintained, and accessible." Source: Senator Michael Crapo, one of two Idaho senators who recently introduced the Backcountry Landing Strip Access Act into Congress. AOPA is strongly supporting the bill.

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