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November 04, 2005

First US Twin Star Delivered

Diamond’s first US delivery of its exciting new DA42 Twin Star was made Friday at AOPA Expo, to Mr. Henry Van Kesteren of St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Karant Awards Honor Journalists For Giving GA A Fair Shake

There Are More Out There Than You May Think!

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) chose the opening luncheon of its 2005 Expo in Tampa, FL to honor journalists throughout all forms of media for their fair and insightful coverage of general aviation issues --  ranging from the history of aviation, learning to fly, security, and sightseeing.

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One New Husky Certified With One To Go, Original Improved

Husky News For Aviat Aircraft

Aviat Aircraft has announced it has received FAA certification requirements for the Husky A-1B200, equipped with a fuel-injected IO-360 Lycoming engine rated at 200 horsepower. The powerplant also includes dual exhaust and dual oil coolers that are kept cool through a new cowl flap -- which allows the A-1B200 to climb from sea level to 10,000’ at best rate of climb, without any cooling issues.

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AOPA Adds Two New Courses To Online Safety Center

Learn About Weather And Engines On The Internet

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced Wednesday the release of two new online courses -- Engine and Propeller and Weather Wise -- to the more than one dozen AOPA Air Safety Foundation (ASF) online courses already available for free to all pilots.

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Urgent CASA AD: Bell

Emergency Floatation Reservoir Adapter 13/2005 Applicability: Bell Helicopter Textron Model 212, helicopters modified with Aeronautical Accessories, Inc. (AAI), Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SH2820SO; or with AAI Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) reservoir assembly, part number (P/N) 212-372-050; or with adapter, P/N 212-371-002, installed.

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Avidyne Launches MHAS6000 Multi-Hazard Avoidance System

In addition to a number of other breaking stories, Avidyne Corporation has also introduced its MHAS6000 Multi-Hazard Avoidance Systems for general aviation (GA) aircraft.

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Popular Seminars At AOPA Expo

The 'Crowd Size' Vote Goes To 'GPS Approaches' -- So Far

Usually the most crowded seminar or presentation at any event is, "whichever one Rod Machado is presenting." But when we saw a spillover crowd outside a seminar at the AOPA Expo in Tampa, FL, we knew Machado's presentation was the next day, so it wasn't him.

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Air Canada - Boeing Deal Back On

Seniority List Squabble Delays Deliveries

The on-again, off-again Air Canada deal for some $6 billion worth of Boeing jets -- up to 32 new 777 and 787 Dreamliner aircraft -- is on again.

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WWII Pilot Who Saved The Queen Honored

Prevented German Bomber From Attacking Buckingham Palace

An RAF pilot who used his Hawker Hurricane fighter to ram a German bomber at the dawn of WWII, thus preventing it from launching an attack on the home of the British monarchy, was honored recently for his valor -- 65 years after the event occurred.

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Million Air-New Orleans Operating Again In The Wake Of Hurricane Katrina

Million Air New Orleans recently became the first and only fixed-base operations (FBO) facility at Lakefront Airport to officially reopen its doors in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the Louisiana/Mississippi coast in late August.

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Transport Canada Grants Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter Full Icing Certification

Move Follows Similar FIKI Approval by FAA

Transport Canada has certified Sikorsky Aircraft's S-92 helicopter, equipped with a new Rotor Ice Protection System (RIPS), for flight into known icing conditions (FIKI).

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Virgin Atlantic Orders Drugs To Combat Avian Flu

Carrier Purchases 10,000 Doses Of Antiviral Tamiflu

Britain's Virgin Atlantic Airways has ordered a stockpile of the antiviral drug Tamiflu to be used in case a human outbreak of avian flu sweeps through areas in which the carrier operates.

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FAA Names ‘Excellence in Aviation Research Award’ Winners

The FAA is presenting its 2005 Excellence in Aviation Research Awards to Richard Dolbeer, Ph.D., Coordinator of the Aviation Safety and Assistance Program for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Colin Drury, Ph.D., University of Buffalo Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering at the university, for their work in airport wildlife hazard mitigation and aviation maintenance human factors, respectively.

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Was Flyin' Brian Flyin' Drunk?

Sheriff Points To High Blood Alcohol In CA UL Accident

The witnesses agreed that David Brian Lane, an aviation enthusiast known to his friends as "Flyin' Brian," climbed aboard his white and yellow Sky Raider ultralight and blasted into the sky. Lane did that almost every day. What they didn't understand was why the sturdy single-seat bush plane zoomed up 100 feet and then plunged into the ground, nose-first.

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Robocopter Invades Ft. Rucker

Training Center For Helo Pilots Hosts Helo With No Pilot

The home of the US Army's aviation branch, and the training center for all the services' rotary-wing aviators, just hosted two rare events: a 50th anniversary ceremony and a 2-day demonstration of a helicopter with no pilot at all.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (11.04.05)

"I have directed the FAA to reopen the comment period for 90 days... There will be a full public meeting." Source: Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta, announcing to a packed house at AOPA Expo 2005 that Washington is listening (at least a little) to the voice of the general aviation community on the multitude of issues surrounding the Washington D.C. ADIZ. Mineta announced the comment period on the ADIZ will be reopened for another 90 days, allowing aircraft owners to weigh in with the FAA. The announcement drew cheers from the crowd, as did word a public meeting (not just be represented by Transportation agencies such as FAA, but also including security agencies) will be held on the matter.

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Ohio TFR: 11.04.05

NOTAM: 5/0241 Issued: 11/03/2005 15:40 Effective: 11/04/2005 16:15 - 11/04/2005 17:05 State: OH Facility: ZID - INDIANAPOLIS (ARTCC),IN. Type: VIP Description: CINCINNATI, OHIO, NOVEMBER 4 2005 LOCAL

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Michigan TFR: 11.04.05

NOTAM: 5/0244 Issued: 11/03/2005 17:30 Effective: 11/04/2005 19:25 - 11/04/2005 23:55 State: MI Facility: ZOB - CLEVELAND (ARTCC),OH. Type: VIP Description: PONTIAC, MICHIGAN, NOVEMBER 4, 2005 LOCAL

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