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June 25, 2008

CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4145  Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 0419 UTC  Location: KING CITY , California  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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4262 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1417 UTC Location: 28 MI NORTH OF MORENCI , Arizona near ST JOHNS VORTAC (SJN) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1200-0500 UTC Daily 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: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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NY TFR: 06.25.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4274 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1439 UTC Location: New York, New York near CANARSIE VOR/DME (CRI) Beginning Date and Time: June 25, 2008 at 2225 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 25, 2008 at 2255 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the Royal Air Force Red Arrows Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: New York (N90) TRACON, 516-683-2984

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NM Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4283 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1454 UTC Location: 29 MI SE OF ALBUQUERQUE , New Mexico near SOCORRO VORTAC (ONM) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1200-0500 UTC Daily 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: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4360 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1923 UTC Location: WILLIAMS, California near MAXWELL VORTAC (MXW) 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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4373 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 2011 UTC Location: 10 NM NW GARBERVILLECA , California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 06.25.08

A Life Well Lived... In His Own Words. Captain John M. Miller, 1906-2008

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.25.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.25.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- A Life Well Lived: 06.25.08 (ANN Special Report, with an audio presentation by the late Captain John M. Miller, 1906-20

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British Official Sparks Fears Over Private Aircraft

Paranoia Isn't Just An American Idea Anymore

 Is New York Senator Chuck Schumer moonlighting in the British government? Well, that's admittedly unlikely... but someone in Great Britain has certainly been reading from the same playbook, to the consternation of the global general aviation community.

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Pilots, Beware Of New Traffic En Route To Florida Keys

Airship To Patrol South Florida Straits

If you're planning to take Jimmy Buffett's advice and head for the Florida Keys this summer, pilots are advised to keep their eyes out for new traffic along their route.

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Continental, Pilots Agree On Voluntary Incentives To Leave Airline

Carrier Hopes To Entice Pilots To Retire Early

It's another sign of the times, as airlines look to cut back their working ranks. Continental Airlines reached an agreement with representatives of the airline's branch of the Air Line Pilots Association this week, on voluntary incentives to entice pilots to retire or otherwise leave the carrier.

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IAM Takes Aim At Hawker Beechcraft's Plans For Mexican Plant

Says Planemaker Trying To Hide Goal Of Establishing Full Production

The International Association of Machinists is up in arms over alleged plans by Hawker Beechcraft to establish a full aircraft assembly plant in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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ATA Wants Congress To Address Fuel Price 'Crisis'

Says Soaring Costs Have Crippled US Economy, Environmental Investments

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), lobbying group for the nation's leading airlines, testified Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to outline its continued, proactive efforts to further reduce the industry's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while identifying the severe economic consequences of the current "fuel price crisis."

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FAA Manager Cited In Southwest Case Retires From Agency

Signed Off On Maintenance Lapses At LCC

The FAA inspector blamed for signing off on Southwest Airlines planes flying past required federal safety inspection intervals has retired from the agency, officials announced Tuesday.

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Moon-Bound NASA Spacecraft Passes Major Preflight Tests

LCROSS Probe Nears Late 2008 Launch

Engineering teams are conducting final checkouts of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, that will take a significant step forward in the search for water on the moon.

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FIKI... Finally! Eclipse 500 Receives Flight Into Known Icing Certification

Dramatically Expands Operating Envelope For VLJ

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 06.25.08 1600 EDT: It's a major step forward for the inaugural very-light jet. Moments ago,  Eclipse Aviation announced the Federal Aviation Administration has granted Flight Into Known Icing (FIKI) certification for the Eclipse 500.

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Delta, NWA Pilots Reach Pay Agreement With DAL Management

Welcome Back To Where You Were Four Months Ago!

Following frenzied negotiations over the past seven days, on Tuesday pilots at Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines reached agreement on a joint pay arrangement once the two carriers merge operations under the Delta banner.

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STL Selects Consultants For Airport Improvements

First Project In Airport Experience Program Begins In July

Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport have selected the first round of design consultants for the field's major renovation campaign, called the Airport Experience Program. The renovations will modernize and restore the Main Terminal and concourses to improve airport functions and improve the overall passenger experience.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.25.08

An unexpected salvo is fired in the user-fee debate.
United says 950 pilots will be furloughed.
And Alaska Airlines will speed up retirement of its MD80s.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.25.08

An unexpected salvo is fired in the user-fee debate.
United says 950 pilots will be furloughed.
And Alaska Airlines will speed up retirement of its MD80s.


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ANN Special Feature: Captain John M. Miller - 06.25.08

Captain John M. Miller tells stories from his life as an engineer, barnstormer, test pilot, and rotorcraft pioneer. John passed away Monday at age 102.

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An Aero-TV Interview: Phil Boyer And The AOPA Mission (Part 2)

'The Hardest Working Guy In GA Talks About Life At The Helm Of AOPA'

As part of our end-of-year wrap-up, ANN posited that if AOPA, as the world's largest pilot's association, is the 600 pound gorilla of aero-organizations; then there should be little question that AOPA President, Phil Boyer, ranks as 'King Kong.' Humorous as that title might be, the description is pretty much on target when you measure the man against the job he has done for the 415,000++ members of the AOPA -- and aviators, in general.

An Aero-TV Interview: Phil Boyer And The AOPA Mission (Part 2)

'The Hardest Working Guy In GA Talks About Life At The Helm Of AOPA'

As part of our 2007 end-of-year wrap-up, ANN posited that if AOPA (as the world's largest pilot's association), is the 600 pound gorilla of aero-organizations; then there should be little question that AOPA President, Phil Boyer, ranks as 'King Kong.' Humorous as that title might be, the description is pretty much on target when you measure the man against the job he has done for the 415,000++ members of the AOPA -- and aviators, in general.

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TL-Ultralight's Sirius Makes Its First Flight

High-Wing LSA Was Introduced Last Year At OSH

TL-Ultralight s.r.o. recently completed the first series of test flights of the high-wing TL-3000 Sirius in the Czech Republic.

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Gone West: Aviator John M. Miller

Accomplished Pilot, Rotorcraft Pioneer Was 102

 Aero-News is saddened to report that accomplished pilot, engineer and rotorcraft pioneer John M. Miller left us Monday morning, at the age of 102.

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Trio Avionics To Demo New LSA Autopilot At AirVenture

Offers High-End Features For Less Than $4K

Trio Avionics tells ANN the company will demonstrate its new Pro Pilot autopilot, designed specifically for experimental and light-sport aircraft, during AirVenture 2008 at Oshkosh, WI in July.

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Airbus Faces Labor Discontent Between French, German Factions

Sides Bicker Over Whose Jobs Should Be Cut Under Power8; More Plane Delays, Too

Anyone who says CEOs don't earn their salaries hasn't run Airbus... and we wouldn't recommend applying for that particular job, either.

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TSA Thanks Passengers For Their Loose Change

Agency Has Collected Over $1 Million In Leftover Coins

Have you ever dumped your loose change into a bin at a TSA airport checkpoint, then forgotten it and left it behind? If so, you're not alone.

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FAA Says Aviation Fatigue Management Symposium Yielded Agreement

Hopes Participants Use Lessons Learned In Real World

The Federal Aviation Administration says the agency's first Aviation Fatigue Management Symposium produced agreement on two major points: As in other modes of transportation, fatigue can be a genuine factor affecting aviation operations, and now is the time to do something about it.

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BAA Says Bush's LHR Stopover Caused 68 Flight Cancellations

Outgoing President's Streak Of Angering Citizenry Continues Unabated

If you thought President George W. Bush's approval ratings in the United States were low, you might want to ask the opinions of any of the 40,000 travelers stranded at London's Heathrow Airport last week, as the president made a stopover at the busy European entry point.

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ATK Conducts First Tests For Ares I-X First Stage Separation System

Stage Joint Severance Test Deemed A Success

Alliant Techsystems recently conducted a successful full-scale severance test of an Ares I-X first stage. The test is a milestone in the development of NASA's Ares I crew launch vehicle and is another step leading to the flight test of Ares I-X in Spring 2009.

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ELITE To Offer Garmin GNS 430 Enhancement Package This Fall

Partners With Reality-XP For Package Suitable For Home, Basic ATD Users

ELITE told ANN this week the simulator provider intends to release its long-awaited Garmin GNS 430 Enhancement Package (EP) for its ELITE Premium ELITE Core, and ELITE Basic ATD software this fall.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.25.08)

Aero-Linx!

Nostalgic Wings was established in 1997 and has been bringing smiles to many faces ever since. They give passengers an opportunity to experience the romance of aviation past in a 1929 Curtis Travelair open cockpit biplane, sponsored by Aircraft & Marine Insurance.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.25.08): Anti-Servo Tab

Aero-Terms!

A tab installed on the trailing edge of a stabilator. The tab automatically moves in the same direction as the stabilator to produce a stabilizing aerodynamic force that attempts to bring the surface back to a streamlined position. An anti-servo tab can also be referred to as an anti-balance tab.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.25.08)

"The decision to allow President Bush and his fleet of aircraft to fly into Heathrow rather than a military base was one all of Heathrow's users could have done without. I am also angry that this was allowed."

Source: Willie Walsh, CEO of British Airways. BAA, operator of London's Heathrow Airport, said 40,000 travelers were stranded last week, when US President George W. Bush made a stopover at the busy European entry point.

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MI TFR: 07.03.08 - 07.05.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3986 Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 1325 UTC Location: Battle Creek, Michigan near BATTLE CREEK VORTAC (BTL) Beginning Date and Time: July 03, 2008 at 1600 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 06, 2008 at 2100 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The battle creek's field of flight airshow and balloon festival Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Battle Creek (BTL) Air Traffic Control Tower, 269-962-7878

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MO TFR: 07.03.08 - 07.05.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3985 Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 1324 UTC Location: Cape Girardeau, Missouri near CAPE GIRARDEAU VOR/DME (CGI) Beginning Date and Time: July 03, 2008 at 1800 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 05, 2008 at 0230 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the Golden Knights Parachute team during the Cape Girardeau Liberty Fest and Airshow Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Memphis (ZME) Center, 901-368-8108

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MI TFR: 07.03.08 - 07.06.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3987 Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 1327 UTC Location: Traverse City, Michigan near TRAVERSE CITY VORTAC (TVC) Beginning Date and Time: July 03, 2008 at 1515 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 06, 2008 at 2020 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations during the National Cherry Festival Airshow Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Traverse City (TVC) Air Traffic Control Tower, 231-947-0453

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MO TFR: 07.03.08 - 07.05.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3984  Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 1321 UTC  Location: Cape Girardeau, Missouri near CAPE GIRARDEAU VOR/DME (CGI)  Beginning Date and Time: July 03, 2008 at 1730 UTC  Ending Date and Time: July 05, 2008 at 0300 UTC  Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations during the Cape Girardeau liberty fest and airshow  Type: Airshow  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: Memphis (ZME) Center, 901-368-8108 

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MD TFR: 06.26.08 - 06.29.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4034 Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 1614 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: June 26, 2008 at 1810 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 29, 2008 at 1700 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3884  Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 0344 UTC  Location: KING CITY , California  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4114 Issue Date: June 24, 2008 at 2112 UTC Location: 10NM NW GARBERVILLE , California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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