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June 16, 2006

AZ TFR: 06.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0051 Issue Date: June 16, 2006 at 20:54 UTC Location: San Carlos, Arizona near WILLIE VORTAC (IWA) Beginning Date and Time: June 17, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 17, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For gas release Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9961 Issue Date: June 15, 2006 at 22:15 UTC Location: 6 Miles North of Hannagan Meadow, Arizona near ST JOHNS VORTAC (SJN) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for firefighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9940 Issue Date: June 15, 2006 at 18:12 UTC Location: 30 Miles North East of Page, Arizona near PAGE VOR/DME (PGA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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CO TFR: 06.16.06 - 06.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9923 Issue Date: June 15, 2006 at 16:46 UTC Location: Eagle, Colorado Beginning Date and Time: June 16, 2006 at 3:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 17, 2006 at 5:59 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Delta Makes It Official: Pensions Will Be Terminated

Responsibility Falls To PBGC

In a move unlikely to surprise anyone, Delta Air Lines has informed a senator working to maintain the airline's pension plans that the carrier intends to terminate those plans, effective September 2.

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Airshow Pilot Lost In Ottawa BD-5 Jet Accident

Was Scheduled To Perform In Weekend Show

ANN REALTIME UPDATE 06.16.06 1715 EDT: Juan Jimenez, the director of the BD-5 Network and himself the owner of a BD-5J microjet, issued the following statement late Friday upon hearing the news of the loss of Scott Manning in an accident earlier in the day.

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DayJet Launches 'Day-Tripper' Contest

Rewards Biz Travelers Using First DayPorts

In conjunction with its unveiling of the first five DayPort locations in Florida this week, DayJet also announced the start of its "Day-Tripper" contest.

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Nemesis NXT Celebrates First International Kit Delivery

Also First Kit Built By SLO Air, Inc.

Aero-News has learned that NXT Kit # 7 was delivered to its new owner, Ron Simard, in Panama, South America this month. The kit represented a milestone -- for not only for being the first international sale of an NXT kit, but also as the project was built entirely by new distributor SLO Air, Inc. of San Luis Obispo, CA.

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Boeing Unveils New CH-47F Chinook Helicopter To US Army

First Of 452 In Modernization Program

The Boeing Company unveiled the first production CH-47F Chinook helicopter Friday to the US Army during a rollout ceremony in Ridley Park, PA. The aircraft is the first of 452 new CH-47F heavy-transport helicopters included in the US Army Cargo Helicopter modernization program.

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Upgraded: Garmin's Phil Straub, Carl Wolf, Tim Casey

Garmin International has announced the promotion of Phil Straub to director of engineering, aviation. This newly created position will help shape and lead all of Garmin's aviation programs.

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Who Won In The Wright Amendment Compromise?

Everyone, And No One

In a press conference Thursday held, surely not by coincidence, at a Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport hotel, Dallas Mayor Laura Miller and Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief jointly announced an agreement that could potentially bring an end to the 26-year battle over the Wright Amendment, which limits flights from neighboring airport Dallas Love Field.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 06.16.06

An End To The Wright Amendment Wars In Dallas?

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.16.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.16.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Goodbye, Wright Amendment? 06.16.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Aero-News analysis of the Wright Amendment agreement reached Thursday.)

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.16.06

EADS investigating A380 delays - who knew what, and when?

Scientists suggest contrails from airliners may contribute to global warming

And… did a government official use a CDC airp

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ANN Special Feature: An End To The Wright Amendment Wars in Dalllas? 06.16.06

Analysis from ANN Associate Editor Rob Finfrock on word that Dallas and Fort Worth have reached agreement on ending the Wright Amendment restrictions on commercial traffic to and from Love Field.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.16.06

EADS investigating A380 delays - who knew what, and when?

Scientists suggest contrails from airliners may contribute to global warming

And… did a government official use a CDC airp

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Cirrus Flies Down Under, Signs Australian Reassembly Agreement

Aero-News learned this week that Cirrus Design Corp. signed a new international partnership with Sunland Aviation of Brisbane, Australia. The agreement allows Sunland Aviation, a subsidiary of "Cirrus Australasia", to perform the reassembly of Cirrus aircraft sold in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Rim.

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Study Claims Contrails Contribute To Global Warming

Condensation Traps Heat In Earth's Atmosphere

Could there be some truth to speculation -- bandied about by environmentalists for years -- that contrails from airliners could contribute to global warming?

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EADS Chief Wants A380 Investigation

Who Knew What, And When?

Discontent is mounting over this week's announcement by Airbus that customer deliveries of its A380 superjumbo will be delayed due to wiring problems. Airlines, understandably, want answers... but so do several higher-ups at European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co, parent company of the aerospace consortium.

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HHS Secretary Under Congressional Microscope Over Plane Travel

Accused Of Using Plane To Stump For President

US Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt is the latest government official to raise eyebrows in Congress over his use of a government airplane.

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Klyde Morris (06.16.06)

Klyde Has Little Tolerance For Birds...

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Congress Urges FAA To Speed Up Runway Improvements

Increases Funding For Anti-Incursion Systems

Congress has given the FAA something of an ultimatum: "speed it up", regarding a program aimed at improving runway safety at airports across the nation.

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AOPA: No Mandatory Bulletins For Part 91 Aircraft

Says NTSB Decision Gives SBs Same Force Of Law As ADs

A recent decision by the National Transportation Safety Board could prove very expensive for aircraft owners.

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HPower Named Exclusive US Importer For Neuform Props

Composite Props Offered In Choice Of Colors

Flight Design USA sister company HPower, Ltd -- known for its import, sale, and service of HKS four-stroke light aircraft engines -- announced this week the company has become the exclusive United States importer of Germany's Neuform composite propeller line.

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Columbia Aircraft Announces New Fuel Incentive, Sea Level Cruise Contest

Buy And Fly A Columbia, Get Free Fuel... And Possibly Win Even More!

Representatives with Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing told ANN this week the company is doing all it can to mitigate the rising cost of fuel this summer -- and they've come up with a promotion that takes the some of the sting out of taxing up to the pump.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.16.06): Lost Comm, Part 5: Other Considerations

Aero-Tips!

This week we've reviewed the many rules about route, altitude and approaches if radios fail in flight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.16.06)

Aero-Linx!

Air Aces' Home Page is a compilation of the victories of the pilots in various wars and "conflicts".

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.16.06): G-LOC

Aero-Terms!

The limits that the human body can withstand without blacking out, sometimes referred to as g-loc (loc stands for loss of consciousness).

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.16.06)

"The jury is out on the impact of contrails. Until we can measure it properly and extensively, and model it and its interaction with cirrus clouds and contrails, we will continue to have large uncertainties about the effect of contrails."

Source: Patrick Minnis, an atmospheric scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, on a study by scientists at England's University of Reading that maintains contrails formed by high-flying airliners contribute to global warming, by trapping heat from the Earth's surface.

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TX TFR: 06.18.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9588 Issue Date: June 13, 2006 at 13:20 UTC Location: Waco, Texas near WACO VORTAC (ACT) Beginning Date and Time: June 18, 2006 at 19:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 18, 2006 at 20:55 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MN TFR: 06.16.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9887 Issue Date: June 15, 2006 at 13:20 UTC Location: Ely, Minnesota Beginning Date and Time: June 16, 2006 at 14:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 16, 2006 at 15:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Due to blasting activity at Babbitt Iron Mines Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Minneapolis (ZMP) Center, 651-463-5580

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