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March 27, 2006

'Kids In Flight' Founder Maria Weybrecht Receives Scholarship At WAI Conference

Allows Seriously Ill Children To "Leave Their Problems On The Ground"

At the opening meeting of the Women in Aviation international Conference on Thursday, Maria Weybrecht was presented with the Chuck Yeager Foundation Scholarship. She hadn't applied for the scholarship; in fact, you can't apply for this scholarship.

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Too High To Fly? Accident Pilot Had Marijuana In His System

NTSB Probable Cause Report Pending

A coroner's report indicates the pilot of a Cessna T210L that went down last year near Fresno, CA had a significant amount of marijuana in his system at the time of the accident.

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Avidyne And Airshares Announce Free Seminars For S Florida Pilots

“Evenings of Learning” to Show Pilots Benefits of New Safety, Performance Features

Avidyne Corporation and AirShares Elite have announced plans for two free, hands-on seminars to introduce pilots to new weather and situational awareness tools and features on the Avidyne Entegra integrated flight deck.

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NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4096 Issue Date: March 27, 2006 at 14:19 UTC Location: Douglas, Arizona near SAN SIMON VORTAC (SSO) 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: Albuquerque (ABQ) Center, 505-856-4500

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 03.27.06

ANN's Aleta Vinas Reports From The 2006 Women In Aviation International Conference

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.27.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.27.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Aleta Vinas Reports From WAI: 03.27.06 (ANN's Feature News Program, with Aleta Vinas on the 2006 WAI Conference in Nashville, TN.)

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Quartz Mountain Aerospace Shows Off Its FAA-Certified Model 11E

Company Plans To Manufacture 68 Aircraft In First Year

Quartz Mountain Aerospace, Inc., based in Altus, OK showcased the FAA Type-Certified model of a $200,000, four-seat, high-winged Model 11E single-engine airplane Monday at the Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City.

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Viking Acquires Beaver, Twin Otter TCs from Bombardier

Acquisition Brings de Havilland Business To Western Canada

Viking Air Limited has acquired the Type Certificates for seven de Havilland legacy aircraft, including the near-legendary DHC-2 Beaver and the DHC-6 Twin Otter, from Bombardier Inc.

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Women in Aviation International Conference: Girls With Wings

ANN Checks In With Some of The Folks Attending This Year's Women In Aviation Conference

Lynda Meeks has been a pilot for about twelve years now. She didn’t choose aviation because of a mentor or an educational program. Instead, Meeks became a pilot almost on a dare. Her Army ROTC instructor told her that Army aviation was the toughest branch to get into.

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Women In Aviation 2006 Conference: Pilot Hiring In The Exhibit Hall

WAI Was A Great Place To Check Out Airline Hiring! Free chocolate and an interview with an airline. It doesn't get much better than that. In the Exhibitor's Hall at the 2006 Women in Aviation International Conference you can have both. Guess what, ladies... the airlines are hiring!

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