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August 07, 2006

ANN Special Feature: CFI Tom Turner Explains What to do if You Experience Engine Failure at Altitude 08.08.06

ANN's Pete Combs and CFI Tom Turner talk about what to do if it suddenly gets very quiet at altitude.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.08.06

The NTSB is Investigating Monday’s Problems at LAX...

The FAA Tells American SAMOA Hold on You can’t Block Hawaiin Airlines...

And protestors board a US Military aircraft in Scotla

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Executive Jet Management Increases Chicago Charter Fleet

Executive Jet Management (EJM) has added two private jets to its Chicago-based charter fleet in June 2006. From its charter fleet, the company now offers ten aircraft based within 200 statute miles of Chicago. Executive Jet Management manages aircraft in over 60 locations throughout the country to meet the growing demand for retail charter.

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CA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number :  FDC 6/5375  Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 3:03 UTC Location : Denny, California Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type : Hazards

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WY TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5429 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 15:42 UTC Location : 15 Southwest, Casper, Wyoming near MUDDY MOUNTAIN VORTAC (DDY) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type : Hazards

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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5443 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 17:10 UTC Location : 23 Miles Northwest, Burley, Idaho near BURLEY VOR/DME (BYI) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type : Hazards

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OR TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5456 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 18:17 UTC Location : Jacksonville, Oregon near ROGUE VALLEY VORTAC (OED) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type : Hazards

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CA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5460 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 18:28 UTC Location : Doyle, California near AMEDEE VOR/DME (AHC) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type : Hazards

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AZ TFR: 08.08.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5482 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 19:56 UTC Location : Williams, Arizona near FLAGSTAFF VOR/DME (FLG) Beginning Date and Time : August 08, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 08, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Gas release

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AZ TFR: 08.08.06

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5483 Issue Date : August 07, 2006 at 19:58 UTC Location : Seligman, Arizona near DRAKE VORTAC (DRK) Beginning Date and Time : August 08, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time : August 08, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Gas release

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Reuters Admits F-16, Bomb Damage, Pix Were 'Altered'

This is not a good day to be a member of the news media... Reuters photographer Adnan Hajj has been sacked as a result of the discovery that at least two photos placed in worldwide distribution were "photoshopped" and altered in substantive ways. As a result, Reuters has withdrawn all 920 photographs currently cataloged from the freelance Lebanese photographer from its database today (Monday).

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NTSB's Twin Otter Accident Investigation Focuses on Propulsion

The NTSB wants to take a closer look at the props and engines on a DeHavilland Twin Otter that crashed about 70 miles southwest of St. Louis last week. That crash killed the pilot and five skydivers going up for a jump. Two other people, on board, were seriously hurt.

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DOT, British Airways Reach Disability Settlement

British Airways is being assessed a $50,000 fine for denying transportation to four passengers with mobility-related disabilities on flights leaving the United States under a settlement announced today by Acting Secretary of Transportation Maria Cino.

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First EA-18G Growler Rolled Out

The US armed forces' newest airborne electronic attack aircraft, the EA-18G Growler, was rolled out this week on time and within budget.

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SportPlane Construction Techniques Intrigue Cessna

Cessna Has Been Watching The SportPlane Movement Carefully... Guess Why?

You can't say you didn't see this one coming... As Cessnas executives think about whether they'll build a light sport aircraft, they're faced with the rather daunting task of trying to do so at light sport prices.

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'Commercial Builder's Assistance' Under Review

FAA Charters Panel To Discuss Changes To 14 CFR 21.191

The FAA has decided to review the requirements of 14 CFR 21.191, the rules regarding amateur-built aircraft. According to FAA Order 1110.143, dated 07/26/2006, current guidance on the subject of amateur built aircraft has not kept pace with technology or the market. The order directs the formation of a committee to assess the current rules and, if necessary, recommend new ones.

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Gone West: Auguste Mudry

Another Aviation Legend Takes His Leave

The designer of an amazing series of aircraft has gone west. Auguste Mudry, 90, is reported to have passed away on Saturday August 5, 2006. Sources tell ANN that Mudry was "...very attached to his native Savoy, (and) he will be buried in Seytroux, among his own family." Surviving this legend of aircraft design are his wife Helene, and children Michel and Martine.

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Klyde Morris 08.07.06

Klyde Just Loves Space Reporters....

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2006 Palm Springs AOPA Expo To Feature FAA Admin, Parade of Planes

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey will again be a headliner at AOPA Expo. Shortly after her Oshkosh appearance, several days ago, Blakey (pictured below) confirmed that she'll be part of the Expo General Session Friday morning, November 10. AOPA Expo 2006 will run from November 9 through 11, at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Southern California.

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Daniel Webster College Grad Flying Against World’s Best Aerobats In Poland

With an accumulation of more than 7,500 hours in over 142 types of aircraft, Daniel Webster College graduate Rob Holland, who owns and operates Aerial Advantage Aviation in Nashua, is in Poland to participate in the 2006 Advanced World Aerobatic Championships.

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O'Hare Expansion Survives Legal Challenge... So Far

Score another victory for Chicago O'Hare... It survived yet another court challenge to plans for a major expansion, that includes moving a 157-year old religious cemetery and destroying hundreds of homes. The US Court of Appeals in Washington, Friday ruled 2-to-1 in favor of the expansion.

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Tyndall AFB Spearheads F-22 Fighter Tactics Integration

The 325th Air Control Squadron and 43rd Fighter Squadron at Tyndall AFB has been making significant advances integrating F-22 Raptor fighter tactics with command and control operations, enhancing the capabilities of both.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.07.06): From WINGS To FAASTeam

Aero-Tips!

Get ready for changes in the FAA's WINGS program.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.07.06)

Aero-Linx!

Sometimes pilots do the darndest things and the cartoons of Joel Mugglin are there to play it up to the hilt.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.07.06): MARSA

Aero-Terms!

Military Authority Assumes Responsibility for Separation of Aircraft -- A condition whereby the military services involved assume responsibility for separation between participating military aircraft in the ATC system.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (08.07.06)

“There’s nothing like it. You get to see the world from a view that most people never get to see... I enjoy the discipline of it. It’s not stunt flying; you practice a maneuver and practice how to get out of a bad situation, should that happen.”

Source: Aerobatic Pilot, Rob Holland, speaking about aerobatic competition, which he claims represents what he calls 'Total Freedom.' 

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WY TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 6/5369 Issue Date : August 06, 2006 at 20:04 UTC Type : Hazards

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