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July 12, 2008

WA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 8/7279 Issue Date : July 12, 2008 at 1841 UTC Location : WENATCHEE , Washington near MALAGA 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 Type : Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A Pilots May Contact : SEATTLE (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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WA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number : FDC 8/7287 Issue Date : July 12, 2008 at 2045 UTC Location : COLVILLEWA , Washington near SPOKANE VORTAC (GEG) 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 : SEATTLE (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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Another Close Call Over JFK Spurs FAA To End Simultaneous Ops

Will No Longer Land Traffic On 22L When 13s Are Also Active

On Friday, two airliners came within about a half-mile of each other over New York's JFK International Airport, according to CNN... the second time this week separation concerns over JFK have made headlines.

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Oshkosh... Are You Ready?

Part One In A Series

Oshkosh! Very few place names will put a smile on the face of a pilot faster. Most have either been to "Oshkosh" or want to ‘some day.’ With less than three weeks to go before The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration - AirVenture 2008 - begins in that normally quiet central Wisconsin city of 62,000, pilots and aviation enthusiasts from all around the World are finalizing their preparations and looking forward with great anticipation to their attendance at the 56th annual convention of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), headquartered there. Oshkosh ... the aviation "fever" begins every July.

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Ohio Educator Recognized With A. Scott Crossfield Teacher Of The Year Award

Chantelle Rose To Receive 'Crossfield Award' During NAHF Enshrinement Celebration

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) will present the prestigious annual A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award to Ohio high school teacher, Chantelle Rose, on Friday, July 18. Rose will accept the award and a $1,500 cash stipend at the NAHF’s annual President’s Reception and Dinner, taking place at the NAHF Learning & Research Center and the adjacent National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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Boeing Touts 'Tailored Arrivals' Constant Descent Profiles

ATM Concept Cuts Fuel, Emissions In Initial Deployment

Boeing says the company and its partners in industry and government achieved significant reductions in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions during a recent deployment of an innovative Air Traffic Management (ATM) concept called Tailored Arrivals.

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Farnborough '08: Embraer Sells Five E-190s To Chinese Carrier

Kun Peng Airlines To Be Second E-Jet Operator On Mainland

Embraer and Kun Peng Airlines Co., Ltd., kicked off the orders frenzy from Farnborough, England early, announcing Friday a contract for five firm orders for the Embraer 190 regional jets. Embraer says the order, from one of the main operators in the Chinese regional aviation market, marks an important expansion of Embraer’s presence in mainland China.

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UND Orders 25 Cessna 172 Skyhawks

Aerospace Program Enrolls Over 1,000 Students Annually

Cessna announced Friday it has entered into a multi-year contract with the University of North Dakota for Cessna 172 Skyhawks. The first four of 25 Skyhawks to be delivered in 2008 were handed over this week during a ceremony at Cessna's facility in Independence, KS.

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FAA Offers Funding For Denver Airport Facilities

More Room For Plane Parking At DEN

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Friday its intention to give $28 million to Denver International Airport for ground capacity enhancing projects.

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Harrison Ford, John Travolta Among Presenters On AirVenture Movie Nights

Films Starring Travolta, Ford, Jimmy Stewart And Others Coming To Fly-In Theater

Hollywood blockbusters, new aviation films and stirring documentaries will be part of this year's Fly-In Theater at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, presented by Ford Motor Company and Eclipse Aviation, which features movies nightly on July 27 through August 2. The 56th annual EAA fly-in convention takes place July 28-August 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

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Diane Murphy Joins SpaceX As VP Of Marketing and Communications

Will Also Serve As Company Spokesperson

Privately-funded space launch services provider Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) announced this week Diane Murphy has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.12.08)

Aero-Linx! 

The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) is an international nonprofit professional and educational organization of over 300 individuals from 32 nations who have flown in space.  

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.12.08): Flight Envelope

Aero-Terms!

In aerodynamics, the flight envelope or performance envelope of an aircraft refers to the capabilities of a design in terms of speed and altitude.  

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.12.08)

"Cessna has always been a big supporter of UND Aerospace throughout our 40 years in flight training. We are excited to once again see Cessnas on our ramp."

Source: Don Dubuque, Director of Extension Programs for University of North Dakota Aerospace. Cessna announced Friday it has entered into a multi-year contract with the school for Cessna 172 Skyhawks. The first four of 25 Skyhawks to be delivered in 2008 were handed over this week during a ceremony at Cessna's facility in Independence, KS.

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