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April 21, 2006

KY TFR: 04.20.06 - 04.23.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5970 Issue Date: April 21, 2006 at 18:10 UTC Location: Louisville, Kentucky near BOWMAN VOR/DME (BQM) Beginning Date and Time: April 20, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 23, 2006 at 2:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Air Force high performance aircraft Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Louisville-Standiford (SDF) Air Traffic Control Tower, 502-375-7417

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GA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5957 Issue Date: April 21, 2006 at 17:06 UTC Location: Blairsville, Georgia near ATLANTA VORTAC (ATL) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: April 22, 2006 at 4:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for accident investigation Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Atlanta (ZTL) Center, 770-210-7622

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Scott Crossfield's Career Timeline

From Berkeley, CA to the northern woods of Georgia... the life of famed test pilot Scott Crossfield.

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FreeFlight's GPS/WAAS Sensors To Be Offered On Crossbow's AHRS Systems

Companies Announce Deal At AEA 2006

At the Aircraft Electronics Association Convention in Palm Springs, CA Crossbow Technology and FreeFlight Systems announced Thursday a long-term licensing agreement that allows Crossbow to manufacture and market FreeFlight GPS/WAAS sensors bundled with Crossbow AHRS systems. 

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Delta Banks On Employee Goodwill Once Again... But Funds May Be Insufficient

Work For Delta! See The World! Clean The Plane!

I believe it's fair to say Delta Air Lines has invited a certain cynicism upon itself, related to its conduct over the past several years, and on through the current bankruptcy proceedings... which is why it's tough for me to look at the headline that appeared in the St. Petersburg Times this week -- "Clean for pride, not pay, Delta asks staff" -- without a callous eye.

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AirCell Axxess Makes Its Public Debut At AEA 2006

FAA Certified, And Ready For Sale

At the 2006 AEA Conference in Palm Springs Thursday, AirCell announced its revoluntionary Axxess satcom system, launched at NBAA 2005, has received FAA certification... and from what the company says, that's not a moment too soon for their customers.

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NATCA's Carr Sends Formal Request To FAA To Resume Negotiations

Hello... Is This Thing On...?

As of yet, the FAA hasn't responded -- at least publicly -- to a request made earlier this week by NATCA to resume negotiations. On Friday, NATCA released the following letter from union president John Carr, which the union said was delivered to FAA Administrator Blakey via courier.

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Thommen AD32 Air Data Display Part Of King Air RVSM Solution

Elliott Aviation's System FAA-Approved, Will Seek EASA Approval As Well

Revue Thommen announced this week the Thommen AD32 Air Data Display with Copilot Alerter is part of the Elliott Aviation King Air RVSM Solution. The FAA-Approved STC ST02264CH includes all 200, 300 and 350 King Air models, and Elliott has also applied for EASA certification to offer this same solution to the European market.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 04.21.06

The Loss Of Scott Crossfield

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 04.21.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.21.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Reaction To The Loss Of Scott Crossfield: 04.21.06 (ANN Special Feature, with reaction throughout the aero-community on the passing of Scott Crossfield)

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IN TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5923 Issue Date: April 21, 2006 at 9:41 UTC Location: Bloomington, Indiana near HOOSIER VORTAC (OOM) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for search and rescue Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Terre Haute (HUF) Approach Control, 812-877-7555

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ANN Special Feature: Remembering Scott Crossfield -- 04.21.06

An aviation legend is lost...

We visit the crash site where former test pilot Scott Crossfield died...

We talk about his early years...

And his later contributions to genera

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Final 717 Leaves Boeing's Long Beach Plant

Last Commercial Plane Built In Southern California

In an emotional, informal ceremony Thursday at the Boeing -- formerly Douglas Aircraft -- Long Beach, CA plant, workers gathered before dawn to watch as the last commercial plane likely to be built at the facility was towed across Lakewood Boulevard to Long Beach Airport.

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Southwest Airlines Converts Options To Orders For 79 Boeing 737s

Next Gen Order Tally Now Exceeds Sales Of Classic Series

On Thursday, Boeing and Southwest Airlines announced the Dallas, TX-based low cost airline converted options for 79 Next-Generation 737-700s into orders, bringing the airline's total past and future Boeing orders for 737-700s to 370 airplanes.

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CA TFR: 04.24.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5903 Issue Date: April 20, 2006 at 20:09 UTC Location: Santa Ana, California Beginning Date and Time: April 24, 2006 at 14:40 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 24, 2006 at 18:20 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.21.06

An aviation legend is lost

We visit the crash site where former test pilot Scott Crossfield died...

We talk about his early years...

And his later contributions to general a

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.21.06

An aviation legend is lost...

China's president visits Boeing...

And a California man pleads guilty to charges of trying to sell shoulder-fired missiles on the black market


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Gone West: Scott Crossfield, 84... Part One Of Two

Legendary Test Pilot, Engineer Found In Wrecked Plane

Scott Crossfield was a name that every boy in the fifties and sixties knew. He was one of several legendary test pilots who regularly swapped positions as the fastest men alive during that period of technological upheaval. But while obituaries and encomiums today will polish the legend of "Scott Crossfield, Test Pilot," he wasn't just a test pilot.

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NASA's Griffin: Crossfield Was 'A True Pioneer'

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Michael Griffin on the tragic death Wednesday of famed test pilot Albert Scott Crossfield.

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AOPA Reacts To News Of Loss Of Scott Crossfield

The following statement was posted on the Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association's website Thursday, regarding the loss of legendary test pilot Scott Crossfield.

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EAA Reacts To Loss Of Scott Crossfield In GA Accident

The following are exerpts from the statement posted on the Experimental Aircraft Association's website Thursday, regarding the loss of aviation legend Scott Crossfield.

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Witness: 'Plane Came Down Nose First, Like It Was Trying To Turn'

NTSB To Be At Crossfield Accident Site Friday

An investigatory team from the National Transportation Safety Board was expected to be on scene Thursday night in Ranger, GA, where Scott Crossfield's Cessna 210A went down in the vicinity of thunderstorms late Wednesday.

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NASA Will Try Again Saturday For Launch Of Calipso, CloudSat Satellites

Scrubbed 48 Seconds Before Planned Friday Launch

NASA has bumped the launch of the CloudSat and Calipso satellites by 24 hours while scientists work to determine why communications were lost between the Mission Director Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base and the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) Space Command in Toulouse, France, just 48 seconds before Friday's planned launch.

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Bay of Pigs -- 45 Years Ago This Week

Invasion Fiasco Showed Necessity of Air Support

An anniversary slipped quietly past in the night this week, just as two rubber rafts slipped quietly through the mangrove swamps surrounding Playa Giron in Cuba on the night of April 16/17, 1961.

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Klyde Morris 04.21.06

Klyde Deals With The CREAPs

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (04.21.06): Carb Ice In Cruise Flight

Aero-Tips!

Spring brings warming air in the Northern hemisphere. You might think you’ve made it through another icing season, but beware -- if you’re flying behind (or between) engines with carburetors, it’s actually becoming more likely you’ll face carburetor ice.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.21.06)

Aero-Linx!

To hoax or not to hoax, that is the question and the Museum of Hoaxes tries to answer. There is much subject matter up for debate on the site which naturally includes some aviation related hoaxes. Read for yourself.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.21.06): Decca Navigator

Aero-Terms!

Conceived in 1939 by American WJ O’Brien. Low frequency, continuous wave hyperbolic radio navaid service.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.21.06)

"Scott’s legacy transcends the aviation records he set. He was known in the halls of Congress, by the giants of aviation industry, and by the military and test pilot communities. His impact stretched to all segments of aviation and is a testament to the respect he had earned."

Source: EAA President Tom Poberezny, on the loss of famed test pilot and aviation legend Scott Crossfield, 84, in a plane accident Wednesday in northern Georgia.

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PA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5909 Issue Date: April 20, 2006 at 23:03 UTC Location: Milesburg, Pennsylvania near PHILIPSBURG VORTAC (PSB) 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: New York (ZNY) Center, 631-468-5959

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GA TFR: 04.27.06 - 04.30.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5862 Issue Date: April 20, 2006 at 13:05 UTC Location: Vidalia, Georgia near DUBLIN VORTAC (DBN) Beginning Date and Time: April 27, 2006 at 21:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 30, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Due to aerial demonstrations by the Canadian Snowbirds and U.S. Air Force A-10 teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Jacksonville (ZJX) Center, 904-549-1537

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GA TFR: 04.27.06 - 04.30.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5860 Issue Date: April 20, 2006 at 12:16 UTC Location: Atlanta, Georgia near PEACHTREE VOR/DME (PDK) Beginning Date and Time: April 27, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 30, 2006 at 20:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Air Force F-15 and F-16, and U.S Army Special Operations Command teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Atlanta (A80) TRACON, 678-364-6000

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