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July 09, 2007

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.09.07

Boeing shows the world the first Dreamliner.
The FAA proposes controversial changes in separation.
And eight escape serious injury when a tour helicopter goes down in the Hudson River.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 07.09.07

What To Do, When "Point C" Becomes A Necessity

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.09.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.09.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- What To Do When "Point C" Becomes A Necessity: 07.09.07 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Bob Miller, host of "Over The Airwaves.")

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Pilot Walks Away From R-22 Accident In New Mexico

Helo Makes Hard Landing In Albuquerque

A helicopter pilot believed to be on a training flight was able to walk away relatively unscathed from a hard landing Monday morning, in an Albuquerque, NM industrial park.

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Two Lost In PA-30 Accident Near LAL

Witnesses Heard Plane's Engines Cut Out

A Piper Twin Comanche went down shortly after takeoff Monday morning near Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in central Florida, killing the two men onboard.

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CA TFR: 07.10.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7694 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 1807 UTC Type: Special

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UT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7675 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 1455 UTC Location: Salt Lake Center, 16 N of Roosevelt, Utah near MYTON VORTAC (MTU) 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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CO Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7625 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0810 UTC Location: Denver Center, Red Mesa, Colorado near CORTEZ VOR/DME (CEZ) 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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NV Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7616 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0421 UTC Location: Salt Lake Center, 12 Miles Southeast Of Jackpot, Nevada near TWIN FALLS VORTAC (TWF) 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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UT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7613 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0409 UTC Location: Salt Lake Center, N of Beaver, Utah 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 Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7612 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0318 UTC Location: Salt Lake Center, W of Winnemucca, Nevada near SOD HOUSE VORTAC (SDO) 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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AK Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7607 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0256 UTC Location: Anchorage Center, 10 Miles SE Ruby, Alaska near GALENA VORTAC (GAL) 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: Anchorage (ZAN) Center, 907-269-1103

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NV Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7605 Issue Date: July 09, 2007 at 0221 UTC Location: Salt Lake City Center, SE Winnemucca, Nevada near WINNEMUCCA VOR/DME (INA) 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: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7603 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 2356 UTC Location: Albuquerque Center, 42 SW Of Tucson/S Of Kitt Peak, Arizona near TUCSON VORTAC (TUS) 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 Center (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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SD Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7600 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 2253 UTC Location: Denver Center, SW Of Hotsprings, South Dakota near RAPID CITY VORTAC (RAP) 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 Alabaugh Canyon Fire Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Denver Center (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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WA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7599 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 2111 UTC Location: Seattle Center, 10 Miles NW Of White Salmon, Washington near KLICKITAT VOR/DME (LTJ) 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: Seattle Center (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7592 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 1850 UTC Location: Oakland Center, 25 Miles South Of Susanville, 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 Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Oakland Center (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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WA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7584 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 1710 UTC Location: Seattle Center, Wenatchee, Washington near WENATCHEE VOR/DME (EAT) 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: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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NV Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7582 Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 1700 UTC Location: Oakland Center, CARSON CITY , 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 Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Oakland (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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WY Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/7559  Issue Date: July 08, 2007 at 0012 UTC  Location: Salt Lake City Center, NE Of Dunoir, Wyoming near DUNOIR VOR/DME (DNW)  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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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.09.07

Boeing shows the world the first Dreamliner.
The FAA proposes controversial changes in separation.
And eight escape serious injury when a tour helicopter goes down in the Hudson River.


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ANN Special Feature: Bob Miller, Over The Airwaves - 07.09.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks about diversions with CFI Bob Miller of

Over The Airwaves.

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PBS Film 'Red Tail Reborn' To Have Sneak Preview At AirVenture 2007

Oshkosh Attendees Will Have Three Opportunities To View Documentary

The PBS documentary "Red Tail Reborn" has been added to the 2007 AirVenture presentation lineup. Hosted by "Star Trek: The Next Generation" star Michael Dorn, the film's crew toured the United States shooting a number of rare interviews with the legendary WWII veteran pilots, The Tuskegee Airmen.

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Vertical Power To Introduce Its VP-200 At AirVenture 2007

Solid-State Intelligent Electrical Control System For Experimental Aircraft, LSA

Vertical Power tells ANN the Albuquerque, NM-based company will unveil its new VP-200 at AirVenture 2007. The VP-200 uses microprocessors and solid-state switches to provide advanced electrical system features, simplified aircraft wiring, and the ability to eliminate dozens of modules, breakers and switches typically found in modern aircraft.

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Northwest Flight Attendants Call For Steenland's Head

Demand CEO's Resignation Following Scheduling Fiasco, Bonuses

Last week, Northwest Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), called for the resignation of Northwest Airlines President and Chief Executive Officer Douglas Steenland (right). The union says Northwest currently faces severe staffing shortages, record flight cancellations, low employee morale and outraged customers -- the direct result of poor management by Steenland.

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US Airways Cleared In Drunk Passenger Investigation

Probe Doesn't Include Statements From Other Passengers On Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared US Airways of wrongdoing in an investigation of whether the carrier served alcohol to an already-intoxicated passenger, which resulted in his death as well as the deaths as a family of five.

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Pilot Appeals To FAA After Self-Serve Fueling Plan Rejected By PWK

Airport Board Chairman Says Issue Not "Adversarial"

Pilot Rob Hillerich proposed a self-serve fueling option last fall to officials at the Chicago Executive Airport (PWK) and was promptly denied --which, he says, means the airport doesn't support the "piston pilot community." The action prompted him to file a complaint with the Federal Aviation Administration.

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DOT Seeks Comments On Airline 'Bumping' Rule

Compensation May Increase For Booted Passengers

On Monday, the US Department of Transportation asked for public comment on possible changes to the rules governing airline oversales -- better known as "bumping" -- including a possible increase in the maximum compensation due to passengers bumped from oversold flights.

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Boeing Confirms Qatar Airways Latest 787 Buyer

Also: Kuwait-Based Leasing Company Orders 10 More Planes

Though overshadowed somewhat by the pomp and circumstance surrounding the official unveiling of the Boeing 787 on Sunday, this weekend the planemaker announced yet another new order for the popular plane. ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company of Kuwait held a formal signing ceremony Saturday for the direct purchase of 10 787-8 Dreamliners.

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Aero-News BOLO: Crews Search For Missing Plane In Oregon

Cub Departed UAO Saturday

The Oregon branch of the Civil Air Patrol is stepping up its search for a Piper Cub-type aircraft that left Aurora State Airport Saturday, but did not return.

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Eclipse's Raburn Says Pitot Certification Flight Testing Completed

Says Company Expects To Deliver "Over 20" Aircraft In July

By most measures -- make that all of them -- the first half of 2007 has been challenging for Eclipse Aviation.

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Ack! Two Weeks To Oshkosh!

Oh Yeah, ANN Will Be There... And On Aero-TV!

Somewhere in between Cirrus' unveiling of "the-jet" and Rob's frentic move back to New Mexico (ah, mountains... Managing Editor's note) someone on the ANN staff made the mistake of looking at a calendar, and had the following revelation -- "Holy schnieckies, Oshkosh kicks off in three weeks!"

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Report: EADS Looking Towards Streamlined Management Structure

Talk Of Replacing Dual Power-Sharing Arrangement With One CEO, One Chairman

A change may be in the offing for management at European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co... and some would say a change is long overdue.

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Waterlogged, But OK: Eight Survive NYC Tour Helo Downing

Boats Come To Aid Of Pilot, Passengers

It could have been far worse... but emergency pontoons kept a Eurocopter EC135 afloat after it experienced mechanical problems and landed in the Hudson River Saturday afternoon, cutting short a planned aerial tour of Manhattan.

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Banner Plane Down On Asbury Park, NJ Beach

Pilot Receives Minor Injuries After Engine Quits

The young pilot of a Cessna 305 banner-tow aircraft received minor injuries Saturday, when she was forced to put the plane down on a beach in Asbury Park, NJ after its engine reportedly cut out.

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Klyde Morris (07.09.07)

Does NASA Appreciate The True Value Of The Space Shuttle? Klyde Doubts It...

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Tinian Airport Wants Its ILS

But Does It Need One?

No one disagrees the addition of an instrument landing system at Tinian Airport (PGWT), located on the island 80 miles north of Guam, would increase capability at the airfield. But there is some question whether the airport really needs one.

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99s Museum Asks The Question, 'What Happened to Amelia?'

Earhart Exhibit Examines Various Theories

As the mystery continues surrounding the disappearance of Amelia Earhart seven decades ago, The 99s Museum of Women Pilots has unveiled a new Earhart exhibit that includes a compilation of significant theories that have developed during those 70 years.

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Warrior Aero-Marine Presses Ahead With Development Of Gull UAV

Unmanned Seaplane Could Be Used In Variety Of Roles

There may soon be another unmanned aerial vehicle coming to the sky -- and sea -- near you. Warrior (Aero-Marine) Limited tells ANN the company has made steady progress in the development of its Gull UXV platform.

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Former 'Idol' Hits Sour Note On Continental Flight

Was Clay Aiken "Beaten Up" By Female Passenger?

It's becoming increasingly evident persons involved with the hit reality show "American Idol," and airplanes, don't mix. Three months after judge Paula Abdul allegedly copped a diva attitude onboard a Southwest Airlines flight, now comes word an "Idol" finalist was involved in an altercation onboard a Continental Airlines flight to Tulsa Saturday morning.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.09.07)

Aero-Linx!

VFS is your one source for confidential, risk-free information relating to health and FAA medical certification. A valuable resource for hard to find, often confusing information related to health and medical certification.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.09.07): Throw-Over Control

Aero-Terms!

A type of airplane control wheel that may be moved from in front of the left seat to a position in front of the right seat.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.09.07)

"This has been a wonderful and exciting day to celebrate this breakthrough airplane with our customers, employees, supplier partners and our communities/ We are gratified that the 787 has been so strongly validated in the marketplace by our customers. Their response is proof that the Dreamliner will bring real value to our airline customers, passengers and the global air transportation system."

Source: Scott Carson, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO, during Sunday's unveiling of its new 787 Dreamliner.

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