"Our thoughts and prayers are with Miles' family, and
the entire Snowbird family. We are deeply saddened by the loss of
our friend, and being here to render a final salute is the best way
we can support the Snowbirds during this emotional time."
Source: US Navy Blue Angels CO and Flight
Leader, Cmd. Steve Foley, commenting on the untimely passing of
Canadian Snowbirds pilot Capt. Miles Selby after a mid-air
collision during a practice session. The Blue Angels visited the
Snowbirds to pay their respects and show their support for their
fellow pilots and performers.
AD NUMBER: 2004-25-22
MANUFACTURER: Great Lakes Aircraft Company
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-25-22
SUMMARY: The FAA supersedes Airworthiness
Directive (AD) 79-20-08, which applies to all Great Lakes Aircraft
Company, LLC, (Great Lakes) Models 2T-1A-1 and 2T-1A-2 airplanes
with a Lycoming IO-360-B1F6 or AIO-360-B1G6 engine installed.
AD Number: AD/M20/46
Subject: M20 Series Aeroplanes, Radiant Heat
Shield, V-Band Clamp and Hydraulic Poly Line
Summary: In an incident, a coupling connecting the
tail pipe to the turbocharger separated, allowing the hot exhaust
gases to impinge on the engine firewall resulting in a fire in the
AD Number: AD/BELL 206/155
Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron Canada,
Subject: 206 Series Helicopters, Low Fuel Level
Summary: Transport Canada has advised that Bell
Helicopter has determined that eight low fuel level detector units,
which were sold as spares during the period 19 April 2004 to 26
July 2004, can ‘hang-up’ in the high position and fail
to indicate a low fuel condition.
AD Number: AD/CAP 10/8
Manufacturer: Avions Mudry
Subject: Cap Series Aeroplanes, Aileron Bellcrank
Summary: During rapid descent, vibrations were
observed in the aileron system of a CAP10C aircraft.