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October 14, 2004

Five Directors Elected To NBAA Board

Choosing Those Who Will Lead

NBAA members elected five Directors to three-year terms during their Annual Meeting at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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747 Cargo Flight Down In Canada

Seven Lost

A Ghana-based Boeing 747-200 freighter went down in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Thursday while on a flight from New York to Spain, according to local authorities. All seven crew members were reportedly killed in the accident.

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NBAA '04: Airbus Announces ACJ Service Center Designations

Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family customers are being offered access to a newly designated network of service centers that specialize in executive and private aviation.

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Smoking Gun In AAL 587 Case?

Airbus Internal Memo Pointed To Rudder Problems

In June, 1997, Airbus got a memo from one of its production partners, Daimler-Benz Aerospace, which said in part, "rudder movements from left limit to right limit" on an A300 "will produce loads on the fin/rear fuselage above ultimate design load." Four years later, according to the NTSB, that very scenario caused American Airlines Flight 587 -- an Airbus A300 -- to go down in a residential neighborhood in Belle Harbor (NY).

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Avemco Introduces 'Code Of Conduct'

New Publication Aimed At Improving Airmanship, Courtesy, Safety, Judgement

GA insurer Avemco says it will soon distribute "Aviators' Model Code of Conduct" (AMCC) free of charge to its policyholders.

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NBAA '04: Bombardier Global 5000 Picks Up FAA Certification

The Bombardier Global 5000 high speed intercontinental business jet has received type approval from the FAA.

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NBAA '04: Mooney Seals A 'Million Air' Deal For Its Customers

Mooney Announces Alliance With Million Air Chain of FBOs

Officials with Mooney Airplane Company have announced an alliance with select Million Air fixed-base operations (FBO) across the country to develop a fuel and maintenance saving program for its customers.

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NBAA '04: Sikorsky's Acquisition of Schweizer is Complete

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has completed its acquisition of Schweizer Aircraft Corporation. Schweizer speciales in the light helicopter, reconnaissance aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) markets.

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TSA Buys More Tools

Five More Explosive Detection Machines On The Way

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announces it is purchasing five Explosives Detection Trace Portal machines from Smiths Detection of Pine Brook (NJ), for delivery and deployment in early 2005. The equipment has been effective in screening passengers for explosives at various airport security checkpoints and TSA is eager to expand to additional sites. The TSA says it will announce the selected airports in the next few weeks.

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NBAA '04: BLR's King Air 200 Winglet Program Nearly Complete

Boundary Layer Research is planning their introduction of the Raytheon/Beechcraft KingAir B200 winglet and performance system in early 2005. Developmental flight test of the winglets completed in late 2003 demonstrated reduced drag, shorter landing distances, and improved handling.

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NBAA '04: GE and Honda Ink Agreement For Light Bizjet Engine

General Electric Co. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. have formally established a new joint venture company, GE Honda Aero Engines LLC, which is pursuing the launch of Honda’s HF118 turbofan engine in the light business jet market.

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Man Killed In Freak Hangar Accident

Struck By Out Of Control Plane

An unidentified worker at Walker Field in Grand Junction (CO) was killed Monday when he was struck by another aircraft, according to local authorities, who say it happened in a hangar belonging to Monument Aircraft.

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NBAA '04: Socata Introduces Medevac TBM 700 Configuration

EADS Socata presented on Tuesday the Aerosled PLUS system for use in the 2004 TBM 700, installed and developed by Lifeport, Inc. of Woodland (WA).

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NBAA '04: Overseas Ground Transportation Security Of Utmost Importance

Organizations doing business overseas today are not taking ground transportation for granted like they once did.

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NBAA '04: Be A Pilot Reports TV Advertising Works Best

Be A Pilot's 2004 TV campaign has generated 22,837 pilot prospects through October 3, topping 2003 results while reversing the constant increase in national cable TV network advertising costs in recent years.

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Runway Ribbon Cutting at Middleton Airport

New Runway Just Part Of $7.3 Million Facelift For Wisconsin Airport

By ANN Correspondent Rose Dorcey They didn't do it with a fast, upside down aerobatic airplane flying just inches from the ground, but the runway ribbon cutting ceremony at the new and much improved Middleton Municipal/Morey Field Airport (WI) was almost as exciting. City and state officials joined Rich Morey in a ceremonious ribbon cutting that marked an important milestone in the ongoing enhancements being made at the Middleton Airport.

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Northrop Grumman Gets The Nod From NASA

Will Help With ID/IQ

Northrop Grumman Corporation says it's been awarded a $39 million contract to help NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton (VA) mature key airframe structures technologies under a recently awarded indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (10.14.04)

"It's important I was able to get out and see this for myself, to fly in it and to have it demonstrated to me," the general said. "I'll be able to go back and tell our folks just exactly how well the program is going, how well the testing is going and what great performance we get out of the aircraft. I hope this says that we think this is an important piece of equipment for the future of special operations." Source: Secretary of the Air Force Dr. James G. Roche after riding as a passenger in a USMC MV-22. The Air Force plans to buy 50 CV-22s, a varient of the tilt-rotor Osprey being closely eyed by the Marine Corps.

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Rovers Finds More Evidence Of Martian Water

But Spirit May Be In Trouble

NASA's Spirit and Opportunity have been exploring Mars about three times as long as originally scheduled. The more they look, the more evidence of past liquid water on Mars these robots discover. Team members reported the new findings at a news briefing today.

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California TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM: 4/0939 Issued: 10/13/2004 01:00 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: CA Facility: ZOA - OAKLAND (ARTCC),CA. Type: HAZARDS Description: JACKSON CA.

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Oregon TFR: 10/14/04 - 10/15/04

NOTAM: 4/0964 Issued: 10/13/2004 17:10 Effective: 10/14/2004 22:00 - 10/15/2004 16:00 State: OR Facility: ZSE - SEATTLE (ARTCC),AUBURN,WA. Type: VIP Description: MEDFORD, OREGON, OCTOBER 14-15 2004 LOCAL.

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Florida TFR: 10/14/04

NOTAM: 4/0949 Issued: 10/13/2004 15:30 Effective: 10/14/2004 15:35 - 10/14/2004 19:20 State: FL Facility: ZMA - MIAMI (ARTCC), FL. Type: VIP Description: FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, OCTORBER 14 2004 LOCAL.

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California TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM: 4/0940 Issued: 10/13/2004 01:10 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: CA Facility: ZOA - OAKLAND (ARTCC),CA. Type: HAZARDS Description: LAKE BERRYESSA CA.

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