A US Army Black Hawk helicopter from Fort Hood apparently hit a
TV tower guy wire and went down near Waco, TX, Monday. Although
there was no immediate confirmation, sources at the scene said all
seven soldiers aboard were killed.
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BEEEEEEPPPPP! ...we interrupt this article to
offer you the latest pictures of another new Eclipse coming
together -- and getting ready to fly in a VERY short period of
Originally scheduled for January 6th of 2005, Flight Test Aircraft
N503EA was set on its main and nose landing gear quite a bit
early... November 28th, to be exact. The wings (including main
landing gear), horizontal stabilizer, and rudder have been joined
to the fuselage and the flaps are being installed.
When John V. Salamone was arrested after a drunken, meandering
flight through restricted airspace and close to a nuclear power
plant, authorities were dismayed to find they had no law under
which they could charge him. In Pennsylvania, it's not against the
law to fly while drunk.
14-Year Old And His Seat Missing After Montrose Mishap
Search teams late Monday said they had located the body of a
young man thought to be Edward "Teddie" Ebersol, the 14-year old
Edward Ebersol, son of NBC's sports chief, after their Canadair
Challenger CL-600 (file photo of type, below) crashed on take-off
from Montrose, CO, Sunday. The boy and his seat were missing from
the aircraft wreckage.
Things could have been tragically different if 80-year old
Constance Cotter had been in her bedroom Friday night. That's when
several chunks of ice blasted through her roof. Even though Ms.
Cotter is deaf, she could feel the impact of the ice as it broke
through her ceiling and shattered on her floor. Immediately, she
called her 53-year old daughter, Mary Petrillo.
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Definitely not a new term; but the rejuvenated enthusiasm for the
expression most certainly is. We've all been hearing about the
newest frontier - the commercialization and privatization of space.
Gone are the days that our celestial borders can only be explored
by the elite few. Now, ordinary people with a vision can pursue
either working in or for someone in space.
"Why wasn’t this piece of equipment fixed? That is a
question we’ll be seeking an answer to all the way through to
Source: Reno-Tahoe International Airport spokesman
Brian Kulpin, who says airport executives are furious that, for the
second time in less than a month, an iced-over glideslope antenna
failed, forcing the airport to delay dozens of flights Sunday and
strand thousands of passengers. The passengers have mostly found
ways home, but Kulpin says his airport authority chief is headed to
Washington, planning to pound on some desks and get some
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SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-24-01
SUMMARY: The FAA adopts a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for all Bombardier Inc. Model (Otter) DHC-3
airplanes that have been modified by 524085 BC, Ltd. Supplemental
Type Certificate (STC) Number ST01243NY or SA01243NY.
AD NUMBER: 2004-24-07
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-24-07
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 737-600, -700, -700C, -800,
and -900 series airplanes. This AD requires replacing the bracket
for the wire bundle of the fuel quantity indicating system (FQIS),
performing a general visual inspection of the FQIS wire bundle for
damage, and doing corrective actions if necessary.
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MANUFACTURER: McDonnell Douglas
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-23-21
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness
directive (AD), applicable to certain McDonnell Douglas Model
DC-9-81 (MD-81), DC-9-82 (MD-82), DC-9-83 (MD-83), and DC-9-87
(MD-87) airplanes; and Model MD-88 airplanes.