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June 09, 2008

CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/1187  Issue Date: June 09, 2008 at 0346 UTC  Location: KING CITY , California near BIG SUR VORTAC (BSR)  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 ACTIVITIES  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Automated Flight Service Station, 510-745-3331

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GA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/1304 Issue Date: June 09, 2008 at 1550 UTC Location: DOUGLASVILLE , Georgia near ATLANTA VORTAC (ATL) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/1318 Issue Date: June 09, 2008 at 1741 UTC Location: KENNEDY MEADOWSLIFORNIA , California near SHAFTER VORTAC (EHF) 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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MA TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 8/1329 Issue Date: June 09, 2008 at 1828 UTC Location: HYANNIS , Massachusetts near MARTHAS VINEYARD VOR/DME (MVY) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: June 13, 2008 at 2200 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Due to safety of flight Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: BOSTON CENTER (ZBW) Center, 603-879-6655

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 06.09.08

Summer Thunderstorm Precautions, With CFII Bob Miller

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.09.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.09.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Summer Thunderstorm Precautions: 06.09.08 (ANN Special Report, with CFII Bob Miller of "Over The Airwaves.")

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Gates Announces Recommendations For Senior Air Force Leadership Positions

Asks President To Nominate Donley, Schwartz For New Roles

US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced Monday the two men he would like President Bush to nominate to replace General T. Michael Moseley and Michael W. Wynne in the top military and civilian posts in the US Air Force. As ANN reported, Gates asked for the resignations of both men last Thursday, following an investigation casting doubt on the focus and performance of the Air Force's nuclear program.

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ESA Celebrates Successful Ariane 5 SRB Firing

New Measures To Dampen Oscillations Tested

Last week, a successful test firing of an Ariane 5 solid rocket booster took place at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana. The test was part of the Ariane 5 Research and Technology Accompaniment (ARTA) Program.

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Emirates To Launch Inaugural A380 Service To US

Will Use Its First Superjumbo On DXB-JFK Run

Air travelers will be able to experience Emirates' first-ever Airbus A380 on August 1, when the airline launches its first A380 commercial service from Dubai to New York JFK. The 14-hour non-stop flight will also be the first-ever commercial A380 service to the United States.

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Alteon Appoints New Chief Pilot, VP Of Flight Ops

Allen Thompson Joined Training Company In 2001

Boeing subsidiary Alteon Training announced Monday the appointment of Allen Thompson as the company’s new chief pilot and vice president of flight operations. Thompson’s responsibilities include overseeing flight operations and Alteon instructor pilots. He will report directly to chief operating officer, Dr. Len Weber.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.09.08

A small Alabama airport reopens four years after it closed.
Are legacy airlines in the US doomed?
And can computers help keep tugs and baggage carts from delaying flights?

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.09.08

A small Alabama airport reopens four years after it closed.
Are legacy airlines in the US doomed?
And can computers help keep tugs and baggage carts from delaying flights?

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ANN Special Feature: CFII Bob Miller, Thunderstorms - 06.09.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFII Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about precautions near summer thunderstorms, and about how much turbulence can be avoided by climbing to even 3,000 feet.

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F-22 Fighters Begin Operations At Holloman AFB

Raptors Now Call Alamogordo Home

Ceremonies held at Holloman AFB, NM Friday marked the formal beginning of operations for the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor with the United States Air Force's 49th Fighter Wing.

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NASA Seeks Proposals For Lunar Science Research

Bidders Must Have 'The Right Stuff'

NASA is looking for the right stuff to further scientific knowledge about the moon.

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United Management, Flight Attendants Announce 'Early Out' Program

Up To 600 FAs Will Be Offered Chance To... Abandon Ship?

United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced last week the two sides agreed on a one-time opportunity for eligible flight attendants to voluntarily separate from the company, in hopes of culling the troubled carrier's employment ranks.

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Medical Helicopter Down In TX, Four Lost

Search Crews Struggle To Reach Wreckage In Heavily Wooded Area

A medical helicopter enroute to a Houston, TX hospital went down early Sunday morning in a heavily wooded national forest near Huntsville. Authorities report all four aboard were lost.

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Museum Of Flight To Host Major Aerospace Art Exhibit, Bomber Tour

Exhibit Opens June 13, Runs Through Mid-September

The Museum of Flight at Seattle's Boeing Field (BFI) has a busy summer in store. A major showing of new aerospace art, the American Society of Aviation Artists 2008 International Aerospace Art Exhibit, opens at the museum on Friday, June 13.

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Aero-TV At AEA 2008: So... How's Business?

The Avionics Industry Seems Hopeful About The Future

Opinions! We love them... especially when they come from folks with something interesting to say! Aero-TV engaged in one of its favorite exercises during the 2008 AEA Annual Convention... that of surveying a dozen or so people at an event with three questions targeted toward the interest group that we're shooting...  So, we came up with three good questions for the thousands of folks who populated this year's convention... starting with one pretty good conversation starter, namely... "How's Business?"

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Aero-TV At AEA 2008: So... How's Business?

The Avionics Industry Seems Hopeful About The Future

Opinions! We love them... especially when they come from folks with something interesting to say! Aero-TV engaged in one of its favorite exercises during the 2008 AEA Annual Convention... that of surveying a dozen or so people at an event with three questions targeted toward the interest group that we're shooting...  So, we came up with three good question for the thousands of folks who populated this year's convention... starting with one pretty good conversation starter, namely... "How's Business?"

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Advanced Fighter Programs At Risk With Moseley, Wynne Departures

Spending Shifts May Occur As Result Of Leadership Shakeup

The forced resignation of US Air Force Chief of Staff General Michael T. Moseley and Secretary of the US Air Force Michael W. Wynne last week may end production of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor program, and increase Pentagon spending on equipment and technology intended for current wars.

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Third And Final STS-124 Spacewalk Complete

Next ISS Mission Scheduled For November

NASA reports Mission Specialists Mike Fossum and Ron Garan completed the third STS-124 spacewalk at 1628 EDT Sunday. Their excursion lasted six hours and 33 minutes.

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One Lost, Two Missing In C206 Nighttime Downing Near CDK

Aircraft May Have Lost Horizon During Late Night Approach

Sad news from northwestern Florida Saturday, as reports of a Cessna 206 down near Cedar Key were confirmed.

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Lightning Lives: Famous P-38 Takes Flight After Seven Years

Now Owned By Red Bull, "White Lightnin’" Back In The Sky

The world population of flying Lockheed P-38 Lightnings increased by one last week, as P-38 N25Y took to the skies over Breckenridge, TX after a three-year restoration by warbird restorers Ezell Aviation.

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Klyde Morris (06.09.08)

All Their Hard Work... All For Nothing...

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Pack Less, Weigh Less... Pay Less!

Wish We'd Thought About This Around April 1st!

It's a real Cinderella story, folks! In this day and age of airlines falling on hard times, along comes the story of Salamander, MO native Dick Derrie... and his latest revolutionary venture into the air carrier industry.

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Six Lost In Ohio Cessna 206 Takeoff Accident

Victims Include Former State Legislator

All six passengers aboard a Cessna 206 are reported lost after a Sunday afternoon takeoff crash near the Fremont Airport (14G) in Fremont, OH near the Lake Erie coast. Among the victims was pilot Gene Damschroder, 86, a former prominent state legislator.

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Man Takes Fatal Jump Over Upstate NY

Exited Aircraft Without Parachute For No Clear Reason

Authorities are still investigating why an observer aboard an aircraft used as a skydiving platform exited the airplane without a parachute Saturday, falling to his death.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.09.08)

Aero-Linx!

The purpose of EAS is to improve aviation safety and the safety of space operations by combining our understanding of human learning and performance and our knowledge of emergency, abnormal, and off-nominal situations and the operational contexts in which they occur, with the intent of informing the design, evaluation, and implementation of procedures and the training of crews to respond in the most effective ways possible to these situations. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.09.08): Wash-In

Aero-Terms!

Built in twist of a wing or rotor, featuring an increasing angle of incidence towards the tip, compared to the root.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.09.08)

"People get hurt from time to time, we try to regulate and keep them safe. I just felt horror."

Source: Pilot Bob Rawlins, owner of the Duanesburg (NY) Skydiving Club. Authorities are still investigating why an observer aboard a skydiving plane piloted by Rawlins exited the airplane without a parachute Saturday, falling to his death.

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CA TFR: 06.13.08 - 06.14.08

 NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0964 Issue Date: June 06, 2008 at 1638 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: June 13, 2008 at 2125 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 14, 2008 at 0125 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 06.12.08

 NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0961 Issue Date: June 06, 2008 at 1633 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: June 12, 2008 at 1425 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 12, 2008 at 1825 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 06.10.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0959  Issue Date: June 06, 2008 at 1626 UTC  Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV)  Beginning Date and Time: June 10, 2008 at 1425 UTC  Ending Date and Time: June 10, 2008 at 1625 UTC  Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons  Type: Security  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A 

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CA TFR: 06.11.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0960 Issue Date: June 06, 2008 at 1627 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: June 11, 2008 at 1355 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 11, 2008 at 1955 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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