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June 27, 2006

ANN Special Feature: The Road To Oshkosh 2006 06.28.06

Ready to go to AirVenture 2006? Not until you hear the first in our series, "The Road To Oshkosh." This week, ANN's Pete Combs talks with EAA's Dick Knapinski about preparations on the field -- and

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.28.06

BD-5 down... the second inside of two weeks...

Bizarre events surrounding a Cessna 210 in California...

And an unlicensed helo pilot now faces charges of manslaughter.


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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.28.06

BD-5 down... the second inside of two weeks...

Bizarre events surrounding a Cessna 210 in California...

And an unlicensed helo pilot now faces charges of manslaughter....

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The Winners! Mooney CEO, Teammate Win Air Race Challenge

Jahn, Foy Celebrate Their First Win After 14 Years 

Aero-News has learned that a Mooney M20R Ovation2 GX piloted by Mooney Aircraft CEO Gretchen Jahn and teammate Carol Foy won the 2006 Air Race Challenge.

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Airshow Pilot Charles Lischer Lost In MD Microjet Accident

Second Accident This Month Rocks BD-5J Community

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 06.27.06 1400 EDT: For the second time in 11 days, a BD-5J microjet has crashed in North America.

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1055 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 23:30 UTC Location: 31 Miles North East of Globe, 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 fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1062 Issue Date: June 27, 2006 at 1:24 UTC Location: Tera, Utah near FAIRFIELD VORTAC (FFU) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1064 Issue Date: June 27, 2006 at 3:52 UTC Location: Moundhouse, Nevada near MUSTANG VORTAC (FMG) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Oakland (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1125 Issue Date: June 27, 2006 at 17:51 UTC Location: 10 Miles West of Elko, Nevada near BULLION VOR/DME (BQU) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1058 Issue Date: June 27, 2006 at 0:37 UTC Location: 24 Miles South West of Sunnyside, Nevada near WILSON CREEK VORTAC (ILC) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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MO TFR: 06.28.06 - 06.29.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1054 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 23:26 UTC Location: St. Louis, Missouri Beginning Date and Time: June 28, 2006 at 19:35 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 29, 2006 at 0:01 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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DPMO Identifies Remains Of Missing World War II Airmen

At Long Last, Nine Fallen Flyers Will Return Home

The Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Tuesday that nine airmen missing in action from World War II have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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Australian Defense Minister Stands Behind The JSF

Toured Lockheed Martin Plant Monday

Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program has received its fair share of criticism from US and British lawmakers, for being overbudget... but you won't hear a discouraging word about the plane from the land Down Under.

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Enstrom Announces New Brazilian Helo Distributor

Representatives with Enstrom Helicopter Corporation told ANN Tuesday the helo manufacturer has added Bringer Corporation as a new member of its worldwide dealership network.

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Plane, Pilot Involved In Prop Strike Accident Crash Later That Day

"It Hasn't Been A Good Couple Of Days"

Federal investigators, and those who fly out of Hayward Executive Airport (HWD) near San Francisco, are asking the same questions in the aftermath of a sadly curious string of accidents this weekend.

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EAA Says LSAs Will Be In The Spotlight At AirVenture 2006

Will Promote Sport Pilot As Affordable Way To Enjoy Flight

Sport Pilot is here to stay. That's a message the Experimental Aircraft Association plans to drive home during the upcoming EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2006.

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FAA Names Two New Members To Executive Staff

New Faces Come From USPS, FBI

Aero-News has learned at an executive staff meeting last week, Deputy FAA Administrator Bobby Sturgell announced two executive selections.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 06.27.06

Symphony Aircraft CEO Paul Costanzo

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.27.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.27.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Symphony Aircraft's Paul Costanzo: 06.27.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Paul Costanzo on Symphony Aircraft's current financial woes.)

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ANN Special Feature: Symphony Boss Paul Costanzo 06.27.06

You heard it here first. In spite of a hefty backlog of orders from the likes of Tulsa's Spartan School of Aeronautics... Symphony Aircraft last week filed for the Canadian version of Chapter 11 ba

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.27.06

One dead, one hurt as two F/A-18s collide over California...

Another MU-2 fatal accident...

And a former Microsoft executives is lost when his plane goes down in Montana.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.27.06

One dead, one hurt as two F/A-18s collide over California...

Another MU-2 fatal accident...

And a former Microsoft executives is lost when his plane goes down in Montana....

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EADS Shareholders Say They Want Forgeard Out

May Also Scrap Traditional Powersharing Agreement

About the best thing that could happen to Airbus's parent company, EADS, is for co-CEO Noel Forgeard to step down... quietly. So say proposals put forth to the French government over the weekend by the company's own shareholders.

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0944 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 5:48 UTC Location: 6 Miles North East of Virgin, Utah near ST GEORGE VOR/DME (OZN) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1011 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 17:51 UTC Location: North of Jacob Lake, 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 fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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NM TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0981 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 15:36 UTC Location: 39 Miles North East of Farmington, New Mexico near DURANGO VOR/DME (DRO) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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UT TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0940 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 5:07 UTC Location: 13 Miles South West of St. George, Utah near ST GEORGE VOR/DME (OZN) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0994 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 17:04 UTC Location: 26 Nautical Miles South East of Prescott, Arizona near DRAKE VORTAC (DRK) 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 Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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NV TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0982 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 15:38 UTC Location: 20 Miles West of Mustang, Nevada near MUSTANG VORTAC (FMG) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting activity Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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FL Space Shuttle TFR: 07.01.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/0973 Issue Date: June 26, 2006 at 14:46 UTC Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida Beginning Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 12:05 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 22:35 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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AD: Raytheon

AD NUMBER: 2006-13-10 MANUFACTURER: Raytheon SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-13-10 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) that supersedes AD 92-07-05, which appliesto certain Raytheon Aircraft Company (Raytheon) (formerly Beech) 65, 90, 99, and 100 series airplanes.

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AD: Bell

AD NUMBER: 2006-13-14 MANUFACTURER: Bell SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-13-14 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for specified Bell Helicopter Textron Canada (BHTC) model helicopters.

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Pilot Lost In Florida MU-2 Accident

Witnesses Say Engine Failed After Takeoff

The much-maligned Mitsubishi MU-2 was involved in another fatal accident this weekend... this one in Fort Pierce, FL.

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North Korea Missile Moves Prompt Japan To Take Action

Agrees To US Deployment Of PAC-3s, Moves Up Planned Radar Tests

In the latest development over North Korea's threatened test of its Taepodong-2 long range ICBM, neighboring Japan has agreed to allow the United States to deploy Patriot interceptor missiles on American bases by the end of the year.

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Former Microsoft Exec Lost In PC-12 Training Accident

Led Development Work On Microsoft Office Software

A former Microsoft executive and his pilot were killed Saturday afternoon, when the Pilatus PC-12 they were flying crashed shortly after takeoff from the airport in Big Timber, MT.

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With Airlines Booming, China Turns To 'Foreigners' To Fly Its Planes

Phillipe Burtonboy First Of Many

You might not know the name Phillipe Burtonboy... but just about everyone in Chengdu, China, does.

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Will The US Just Say No To The Whalejet?

FL Congressman Says Yes... Er, No...

When it comes to all things aviation. one of America's most powerful voices belongs to Florida Republican Congressman John Mica. And you know what he's saying these days? The US government will upgrade airports to accommodate the Airbus A380 over his dead body.

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Airline Worker Loses Leg In 747 Accident

Became Entangled In Jet's Landing Gear

A South African Airways ground crewman is in serious but stable condition today after a freak accident at Johannesburg International Airport forced doctors to amputate his leg.

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SMART-1 Flies Higher To Delay Crash Into Moon

ESA Scientists Want To See Impact

For the past 16 months, the ESA lunar probe SMART-1 has been circling the moon... gathering data and beaming it back to Earth. Now... European scientists and engineers are getting ready to send SMART-1 to its end with what's become a traditional bang-up ending... crashing the vehicle into the lunar surface.

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Stennis, CWV-9 Begin Cyclic Fight Operations

Will Fly 70 Sorties Per Day

Crews aboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 began conducting cyclic flight operations off the coast of Southern California on June 21.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.27.06): Flight Test Rules

Aero-Tips!

Preparing to take a flight test for a pilot certificate or rating? It's important to know the "rules of engagement".

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.27.06)

Aero-Linx!

If your favorite airshow act is the Blue Angels, you can check out their schedule direct from their site. Plan your vacation to where they're performing.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.27.06): Harvard

Aero-Terms!

Oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Referred to by aviation types as the Embry-Riddle of the ground.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.27.06)

"Until a US airline chooses to acquire and operate the passenger version of the A380, foreign airlines that operate A380 passenger service to and from the US should pay for any needed infrastructure improvements at the airports they serve."

Source: Florida Congressman John Mica, who added it would be "patently unfair" to use taxpayer dollars on beefing up US runways, taxiways, air bridges and terminals to accomodate the upcoming A380 superjumbo, the double-decker plane... the biggest commercial aircraft ever, due to the ongoing World Trade Court row over government subsidies to plane makers.

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