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September 10, 2011

TFR's Issued For 9/11 Memorial Services, September 10-12, 2011

New York City And Shanksville, PA Will See Flight Restrictions

The FAA issued a statement Friday indicating that, at the request of law enforcement and national security partners, temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) would be put in place over New York City and Shanksville, PA, in addition to the existing restrictions in the Washington, D.C., area this weekend.

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Committee Questions Agencies On Impact, Cost Of GPS Interference

Hearing Focuses On Proposed LightSquared Network

The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing Thursday to examine concerns and issues associated with interference on the GPS signal from the proposed LightSquared LLC terrestrial broadband network related to Federal scientific activities.

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NTSB Prelim Offers Details Of Alaska Mid-Air Collision

One Pilot Fatally Injured In Accident Near Nightmute, AK

"See and Avoid" is one of aviation's cardinal rules. The NTSB's preliminary report in an accident which occurred September 2nd near Nightmute, AK, details a situation where that basic concept appears to have broken down, resulting in the fatal injury of one pilot. It serves to remind us why our primary flight instructors constantly rode us to "keep your head on a swivel."

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Rockefeller Tells House Colleagues To Pass 'Clean' FAA Bill

Current Continuing Resolution Runs Out September 16

Senate Commerce Committee Chair John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV (D-WV) has made the opening salvo in what has become a traditional war of dueling statement and news releases concerning funding for the FAA. Rockefeller issued a statement Thursday urging the House of Representatives to approve a 'clean' extension of the FAA before the agency’s funding runs out on September 16th.

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Texas, Florida Senators Present Bipartisan Front On Space Launch System

Senators Nelson And Hutchison Again Call For Acceleration Of SLS Development

U.S. Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) have renewed their call on the White House to move forward with the development of a Space Launch System rated to carry people into low Earth orbit and to the ISS.

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Airports ‘Gravely Concerned’ About Cuts To AIP In FAA Extension Legislation

Principato: Cutting Program 'Simply Doesn't Make Sense'

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) President Greg Principato expressed concern Friday morning with the proposed five percent reduction in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding included in House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica’s legislation to extend operating authority for the FAA for the 22nd time.

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Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (09.10.11)

“The airport community is gravely concerned about any cuts to Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which has been level funded since Fiscal Year 2006. It simply doesn’t make any sense at a time when both parties are focused on creating jobs." Source: ACI-NA President Greg Principato.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.10.11): Longitudinal Separation

The longitudinal spacing of aircraft at the same altitude by a minimum distance expressed in units of time or miles.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.10.11)

Twin Cessna Flyers Association

The Twin Cessna Flyer organization is dedicated to safety, preservation and the economical operation of  piston-powered Twin Cessna aircraft. (except the 337 series)

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AD: Embraer ERJ-190

AD NUMBER: 2011-18-14

MANUFACTURER: Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER) Model ERJ 190 Airplanes  

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