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October 23, 2006

MO TFR: 10.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4088 Issue Date: October 23, 2006 at 14:13 UTC Location: Whiteman AFB, Missouri near NAPOLEON VORTAC (ANX) Beginning Date and Time: October 27, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 27, 2006 at 19:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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RACCA Announces Caravan Cold-Weather Safety Course

Aimed At Improving Safety In Icing Conditions

A months-long collaboration involving Cessna Aircraft Company, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) to address icing concerns with the Cessna Caravan turboprop has borne fruit.

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AOPA Reminds Pilots... There's Another Big Event On The Way

This Year's Expo To Focus On "Serious Personal Aviators"

Whew! With NBAA 2006 just wrapped up last week, ANN staffers will barely have enough time to regroup before the next big aviation event. Not that we're complaining, mind you... and it helps that the upcoming show looks to be a REALLY fun one!

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Mid-Continent Instruments Makes The Case For Going Small

Unveils Two-Inch CDI For Space-Constrained Panels

At last week's National Business Aviation Association conference in Orlando, FL, Mid-Continent Instruments told ANN it understands the shortage of panel space in many general aviation aircraft.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 10.23.06

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 10.23.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.23.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- The Team Behind Flight Simulator X: 10.23.06 (ANN Special Feature, with with Brett Schnepf, Hal Bryan and Mike Singer of Microsoft's Flight Simulator X design team.)

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Gulfstream Quiet Spike Goes Supersonic

Flight Tests Prove Structural Soundness of Gulfstream's Quiet Spike At Supersonic Speeds

Gulfstream Aerospace's Quiet Spike sonic boom mitigator successfully accomplished its first supersonic flight on Friday, October 20, achieving a major program milestone. Gulfstream, in collaboration with the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, has been flight testing the structural integrity of its Quiet Spike since mid-July.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.23.06

Bizjet convention sets a record...
Cessna sets a record...
And when is a near miss not really a near miss?

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.23.06

Bizjet convention sets a record...
Cessna sets a record...
And when is a near miss not really a near miss?

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ANN Special Feature: MicroSoft Flight Simulator X 10.23.06

Jim Campbell recently sat down with Brett Schnepf, Hal Bryan and Mike Singer of Microsoft's Flight Simulator X design team to get the complete story of just how they transform your computer into th

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XPrize Cup: Inspiration Before Exploration

The XPrize Foundation May Just Be The Catalyst To Our Next Evolutionary Leap

How do you communicate something that you know the recipient of the information will not understand unless it is personally experienced? That's the challenge I face as I sit here and try to translate into words the experiences of the last two days at the XPrize Cup in Las Cruces Spaceport, New Mexico.

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Airbus Ups Break-Even Point For A380

Emirates Doubts Latest Delivery Predictions

There's more bad news for Airbus, as the full implications of the latest delay to the A380 program become known.

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Cessna Books $1 Billion In Jet Orders At NBAA

Worlds Largest General Aviation Plane Maker Gets Even Bigger

Cessna showed off its newest business jet, the Citation CJ4, at the recently concluded National Business Aviation Association conference last week, and was immediately rewarded with 101 orders.

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Gone West: Donald Hamm, RV-4 Pilot

Stricken Pilot Lands Safely, But Dies After Rollout

Many pilots say if they had a choice, they would like to leave this earth doing what they love. Sadly, that's exactly what may have happened to one pilot this weekend. He landed his plane safely at Riverside Municipal Airport in California on Saturday afternoon, but lost consciousness before he could taxi off the runway.

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British Concordes 'Left To Rot On The Runway'

Group Wants To Save One Of 'Britain's Greatest Engineering Achievement'

Almost every pilot will tell you that seeing a grounded airplane deteriorate over time is a sad sight.  When that plane is the magnificent supersonic Concorde, it seems even more heart-wrenching.

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Klyde Morris 10.23.06

Klyde Is Having Jargon Issues...

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Handheld Device Could Save Your Life

Zaon PCAS Supplements 'See And Avoid'

Have you ever wished you could have a collision avoidance system in your light single, but didn't want to spend more than your plane is worth? Zaon may just have the answer.

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Officials: BA Plane, King Air Had Close Call Near Tampa

When Is A Near Miss, Not?

Everyone's OK after a British Airways 777 and a privately-flown Beech King Air got a bit too close in the skies around 50 miles north of Tampa, FL earlier this month.

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XPrize Cup: Space Foundation Tackles Apophis Asteroid Impact Theory

Educational Program Focuses On Quarter-Mile Wide Asteroid, Could Impact Earth In 2036

In December, 2004 scientists around the world raised the planet's level of anxiety by announcing that a 1,400-foot-wide asteroid had a good chance of slamming into our planet on Friday, April 13, 2029.

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Crash Scene Spooks Los Angeles Residents, Police

But It's All In... Fun?

Halloween is approaching... but we frankly can't imagine what drove a 25-year-old Los Angeles resident to recreate a plane crash in his front lawn, in the place of a carved-out jack-o-lantern. The fact that beer was involved does seem to fit, however.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (10.23.06): Off-Airport Landings

Aero-Tips!

Although they aren't ranked in order of frequency, the ninth item on the FAA's Top 10 list of contributors to pilot-error accidents is "selection of unsuitable terrain".

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.23.06)

Aero-Linx!

Today we take a look at Voyager, the Rutan designed aircraft that broke one of the last aviation record barriers, circumnavigate the globe, non-stop, without refueling.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.23.06): Ultralight

Aero-Terms!

Defined and operated under simple guidelines specified in FAR Part 103.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.23.06)

"Only one person, out of everybody, drove by and flipped us off."

Source: Los Angeles resident Steve Chambers, commenting on reactions from passersby witnessing the Halloween scene on his front yard -- a realistic rendition of a plane crash, complete with parts from a Gulfstream III.

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