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November 29, 2005

PR TFR: 11.30.05 - 12.01.05

NOTAM: 5/1022 Issued: 11/29/2005 15:50 Effective: 11/30/2005 12:00 - 12/01/2005 20:00 State: PR Facility: ZSU - SAN JUAN (ARTCC),PR. Type: HAZARDS Description: VIEQUES ISLAND PR

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Popular Aviation Artist's Painting Accepted For Competition

Sam Lyons' "Polished Perfection" To Be Exhibited

Aero-News has learned that "Polished Perfection," a stunning painting of a mirror-like Luscombe by well-known artist Sam Lyons, was selected for exhibition in the 13th Annual Horizons of Flight Aviation Art Exhibition and Competition. The juried aviation art show will be held at CAE SimuFlite's Dallas/Fort Worth facility from January 30 through April 28, 2006, as will be open to the general public.

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FAA To Expand Minneapolis-St. Paul Class B Airspace

AOPA: Move Further Hinders Access To GA Pilots

Over objections from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the FAA has opted to raise the ceiling on the Class Bravo airspace over Minneapolis-St. Paul from its current height of 8,000 feet MSL, to 10,000 ft. MSL early next year.

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Not %$!@*&? Again: Pilot Arrested On Suspicion Of Being Intoxicated

Notice To Airmen: Cut It Out!

Frankly, we're getting sick of reporting news like this. A pilot attempting to fly a small plane out of Mather Airport Sunday was arrested for being under the influence of alcohol, after an alert airport worker noticed he appeared to be intoxicated.

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Airport Officials Clear Woods To Decrease Deer Risk

Two Planes Collided With Deer In '03 And '04

Officials at the Akron/Canton Airport outside of Akron, OH told the Associated Press they plan to clear over 30 acres of woodland surrounding the airfield, all in hopes of reducing the risks of aircraft coming in contact with deer.

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CASA Urgent AD: Diamond Aircraft

Applicability: Model DA 40 aircraft, serial numbers 40.006 and subsequent; Model DA 40 D aircraft, serial numbers 40.080, 40.084, and D4.001 and subsequent; Model DA 40 F aircraft, serial numbers 40.F001 and subsequent, and 40.FC001 and subsequent.

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Pilot Lost In Martha's Vineyard Lancair Accident

Pilot Had Just Completed Homebuilt Plane

The owner of a homebuilt Lancair 360 was killed Sunday when the high-performance aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY), on what was believed to be one of the homebuilt airplane's first flights.

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Honolulu Aerial Advertising Ban Contested

Pro-Life Group Cites First Amendment Rights

A 9th Circuit Federal Appeals Court panel is considering a case over a 2002 city ban on aerial banner advertising, after an anti-abortion group questioned the legitimacy of such a ban under the group's First Amendment rights. At issue is the right of the state to grant counties the authority to govern what is displayed within their airspace.

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