NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4869
Issue Date: April 06, 2006 at 13:30 UTC
Location: Bridgewater, Virginia near GORDONSVILLE VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately
Ending Date and Time: Until further notice
Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System
Operations Support Center, 202-267-8276
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4920
Issue Date: April 06, 2006 at 20:17 UTC
Location: Ely, Minnesota
Beginning Date and Time: April 07, 2006 at 15:30 UTC
Ending Date and Time: April 07, 2006 at 16:45 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Due to blasting activity at Babbitt Iron
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Minneapolis (ZMP) Center, 651-463-5580
ALPA President Capt. Duane E. Woerth (right) issued the
following statement after the U.S. District Court in the Eastern
District of Virginia issued a written order announcing the
potential public release of the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) tape
in the case of United Airlines Flight 93, the hijacked airliner
that crashed in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.
Mixed Buy of G1000 and Standard NAV 1 Equipped Skyhawks
Cessna Aircraft Company is in the process of delivering 42 172
Skyhawks to the Civil Aviation Flying University of China (CAFUC).
The airplanes are traveling overseas by boat in 40-foot containers
that can carry three 172s at a time.
Raytheon Aircraft Services has successfully retrofitted the
first Rockwell Collins Integrated Flight Information System (IFIS)
into a Hawker 800XP aircraft. The aircraft was completed at
Raytheon Aircraft Services in Little Rock, Ark.
Symphony Aircraft announced Thursday that Spartan College of
Aeronautics and Technology has selected the SA160 to replace the
school's existing fleet of approximately 30 Cessna 152s and 10
172s. The Symphonys will be heading to the flight line in Tulsa, OK
beginning later this year.
After a full opening day of flying on Monday, July 24 at EAA
AirVenture Oshkosh 2006, AeroShell Square will be full of "Fun,
Fun, Fun" that evening as the Beach Boys bring in their sounds of
summer, compliments of the Ford Motor Company.
The pilot of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to Shaw AFB,
that crashed April 5 at around 5:40 p.m. was found by the U.S.
Coast Guard about two hours later in the Atlantic Ocean, and taken
to a nearby U.S. Navy ship for stabilization.
The Acting Chairman of the NTSB, Mark V. Rosenker, recently
emphasized the importance of airline industry training. "The safety
of this industry is critical, and there is work to be done," said
Acting Chairman Rosenker, at the 2006 World and Regional Airline
Less than 48 hours after he was forced to bail out of his
beloved Oracle Challenger aerobatic biplane in the skies over
western Louisiana, Sean Tucker was in the media room at Sun 'N Fun,
recounting the event for the reporters gathered.
Seven-Year Exxon Elite Sponsorship Comes To An End; Who's
Bruce Bohannon and the Exxon Flyin' Tiger were a team for seven
hugely successful years, which saw Bruce and his RV-4-based
homebuilt take on, and conquer, innumerable FAI and NAA records.
But the partnership, like all transitory things, has come to an
Police estimate 24 cars were either destroyed or damaged
Thursday afternoon when a grass fire ignited in the parking area at
the Sun 'N Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, FL. The fire was reportedly
sparked by the hot exhaust system of a Maserati sedan.
American Legend Aircraft will offer the Dynon FlightDEK-D180
combination EFIS and engine monitor on its Legend Cub.
Additionally, the company announced that the D180 will become
standard equipment on the company’s high-end Legend Cub
As Aero-News reported earlier this
week, Cirrus has unveiled its new air-conditioning
system for its SR22. Cirrus rightfully calls this a "COOL" idea,
guaranteed to keep all onboard much cooler whether taxing on the
ramp, or flying at lower altitudes.
Coalition for Luggage Security Asks For A TSA ''Exit Plan''
From Our Airports
The Coalition for Luggage Security comments on increased stories
highlighting airport, luggage security and travelers inconveniences
caused by increased problems created due to security issues. The
Coalition sees a correlation between recent American exit
discussions and why shouldn't there be a TSA exit plan? Was their
presence to be forever?
Pilatus has updated ANN on three important organizational
changes. Thomas Bosshard, President & CEO of Pilatus Business
Aircraft Ltd. (PilBAL) since 2002 has been named Chief Operating
Officer of Pilatus Aircraft in Stans, Switzerland. He will be
moving back to Switzerland to take over the COO position.
"The safety of this industry is critical, and there is
work to be done."
Source: Acting Chairman Rosenker, at the 2006
World and Regional Airline Training Conference, commenting on the
continued need for training in the industry.
AD NUMBER: 2006-07-15
MANUFACTURER: Thrush Aircraft Inc.
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-15
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) to supersede AD 2003-07-01, whichapplies to certain Thrush
Aircraft, Inc. Model 600 S2D and S2R (S -2R) series airplanes (type
certificate previously held by Quality Aerospace, Inc. and Ayres