NOTAM Number : FDC 5/3916
Location : Selfridge ANGB, Mount Clemens, Michigan
near WINDSOR VOR/DME (YQG)
Beginning Date : May 19, 2005 at 16:30 UTC
Ending Date : May 22, 2005 at 21:00 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : the Selfridge ANGB Air Show 2005,
Type : Airshow
The City of Wichita has paid AirTran $7.5 million since 2002 to
fly Kansans to its Atlanta hub. Delta wants a piece of the pie and
has complained to the FAA -- sparking a letter from government
officials to city leaders calling the payments discriminatory and
threatening FAA grants to Mid-Continent Airport. Now, in their
reply to the FAA, Wichita's lawyers say paying Delta the same
subsidies "is like telling the shepherd that he must feed the wolf
so that the wolf can get bigger and stronger and slaughter more
Ouray County, CO, Sheriff Dominic "Junior" Mattivi, fighting the
possibility of an avalanche, planned to send a helicopter to a
crash site 12,000 feet above sea level on the slopes of Whitehouse
Mountain in hopes of recovering the bodies of four people lost when
their Cessna 210 went down Friday.
Faulty Air Conditioning System Cited As Contributing
A Qantas 737 flew far below minimum altitude on a flight from
Perth to Canberra last year in part because of co-pilot fatigue,
according to the ATSB -- and the aircraft's air conditioning system
was also a factor.
Just a week after entering service, a new Gulfstream G450
biz-jet stablished a new intercontinental city-pair speed record,
flying 3,550 nautical miles from Chicago to London in just 7 hours
and 19 minutes at an average speed of Mach .85.
Since the first flight of the Falcon 7X on May
5th, the airplane has been flying on a near daily
basis. Five flights during the following seven days were conducted
accumulating 13 hours and 20 minutes of flight time.
Federal immigration agents raided a Navy contractor Tuesday,
arresting nine men they say were in the country illegally. All nine
were working on P-3 Orions used in anti-submarine operations,
according to WTVD-TV in Durham.
Another Flight Diverted Because Of Suspected No-Fly
For the second time in less than a week, a commercial flight
from Europe was diverted to Bangor, ME, Tuesday because one of the
passengers' names popped up on a no-fly list. But this time,
officials say the man in question was indeed banned from commercial
flights to the US.
The Annual London International AirFest has been canceled barely
a month before the big event. Coinciding with the AirFest is the
Annual DiamondFest gathering at the Diamond Flight Center located
at the airport. DAPO officials are polling membership to see if any
changes need be made to this year's schedule of events.
Ibis Aerospace Ltd. announced at the 5th annual European
Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva that its
Ae270 Propjet is in the final stages of certification by European
and United States airworthiness authorities. The Ae270 is a
single-engine turboprop aircraft designed to function as both a
utility and executive transport. The aircraft will be certified
under FAR Part 23 Normal category and eligible for FAR Part 135 IFR
operations. The Ae270 was first introduced publicly in 1999, and
its first flight was completed in July 2000. The aircraft was
recently exhibited with an executive interior at the National
Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual meeting and convention
in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cessna Reports First Standardization Of Avionics Cable In
Cessna says it's has established a new level of parts
commonality for the Citation CJ1+, CJ2+, and CJ3 by developing a
uniform avionics cable assembly that stretches across all three
models. This marks the first time Cessna has had a standard
avionics cable assembly that may be used in more than one Citation
Socata Aircraft Receives Customer
Service Excellence Award From Its Owners
The Socata TB Users Group likes the company so much they
recently presented Socata Aircraft (the US-based arm of EADS
Socata) with an award for Customer Service Excellence at its annual
East-coast flyin, held this year at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky
"It was shredded by a multi-barrelled 20mm cannon. They have
worked out that's what caused the crash."
Source: An unnamed senior British military
official in remarks to the London Daily Telegraph on the RAF's
determination of cause in the downing of a C130 Hercules near
Baghdad last January. The insurgent group Ansar al-Islam claimed
responsibility for the shoot-down, which claimed the lives of ten
military people on board the aircraft. Tuesday's determination
brought to an end an investigation that lasted more than four
AD NUMBER: 2005-10-08
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-10-08
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model DHC-8-102, -103, -106,
-201, -202, -301, -311, and -315 airplanes.
AD NUMBER: 2005-10-09
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-10-09
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing
airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Saab Model
SAAB SF340A and SAAB 340B series airplanes.
AD NUMBER: 2005-10-14
MANUFACTURER: Eurocopter France
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-10-14
SUMMARY: This amendment supersedes an existing
airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified Eurocopter France
(ECF) model helicopters.
AD NUMBER: 2005-10-10
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-10-10
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional
Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.