Boeing -- along with Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) -- told ANN
Friday that major assembly has begun on the first 787 Dreamliner
airframe. FHI began to assemble the center wing section at its new
factory in Handa, Japan, near Nagoya.
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1386
Issue Date: June 29, 2006 at 18:32 UTC
Location: Ramallo Bldg Duarte Street Hato Rey, Puerto Rico near SAN
JUAN VORTAC (SJU)
Beginning Date and Time: July 16, 2006 at 7:55 UTC
Ending Date and Time: July 16, 2006 at 8:05 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Explosive demolition
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664
AD NUMBER: 2006-13-15
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-13-15
SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for all Mitsubishi Heavy Industries MU-2B series
Representatives with CubCrafters told ANN last week that the
company has completed all flight testing for its new Sport Cub, and
that it has all data in hand for the aircraft's final LSA
certification... and quite a bit more.
Earlier this week, JetBlue Airways went on record as being
against the Wright Amendment deal reached last month between the
cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, TX, Southwest Airlines, and
American Airlines over the future of flights from Dallas Love
Field. On Thursday, founder and CEO David Neeleman upped the
ante... by asking lawmakers to block the agreement.
With the 10th anniversary of the crash of TWA Flight 800
approaching, last week the National Transportation Safety Board
released a fact sheet that reviews lessons learned from the
accident investigation... and the progress toward ensuring that
similar tragedies do not happen in the future.
In its Monthly Operating Report for May 2006 filed with the US
Bankruptcy Court Thursday, Delta Air Lines reported it lost
considerably less money this year than for the same period in 2005
-- even taking into account costs associated with the airline's
Chapter 11 reorganization.
Most airline pilots and flight attendants have horror
stories about some of the hotel rooms they've had to stay in while
on layover between flights... but this just might be the worst one
ever, if it's true.
We're at the midpoint of the year, and about halfway through the
traditional "flying season" for recreational pilots. If you've not
done so in the last couple of months, now's the time to schedule a
little mid-year tune-up of your flying skills.
"The testing protocol that we have put the Sport Cub through --
comprehensive wing, fuselage and now flight tests -- is not an LSA
Source: CubCrafters Vice-President Todd
Simmons, on the company's completion of all flight testing for its
new Sport Cub, and that it has all data in hand for the aircraft's
final LSA certification... and quite a bit more.
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/1433
Issue Date: June 29, 2006 at 21:53 UTC
Location: Kennedy Space Center Operations Area, Florida
Beginning Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 16:33 UTC
Ending Date and Time: July 01, 2006 at 21:07 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Space Operations Area
Type: Space Operations
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Miami (ZMA) Center