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November 10, 2006

IL TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6001 Issue Date: November 10, 2006 at 19:17 UTC Type: Hazards

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FL TFR: 11.11.06 - 11.13.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5966 Issue Date: November 10, 2006 at 0:16 UTC Type: Hazards

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FAA Administrator Blakey: ADS-B Is FAA's 'Moonshot'

But Is Short On Details For FAA Funding

FAA Administrator Marion Blakey addressed a packed house at the AOPA Expo 2006 General Assembly Friday morning.

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Columbia Celebrates Delivery Of 500th Plane

Neither Rain Nor Snow... Nor Hail

'Let Your Dreams Take Flight' is the slogan for Columbia Aircraft... but this year started out as more of a nightmare.

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I'll Have My Cirrus In Silver, Please

Planemaker Adds A 'Sterling' Option

Cirrus Design announced Thursday at AOPA Expo 2006 that prospective buyers of its Cirrus SR22 GTS and Signature Edition planes now have a new option to consider... one that will truly make their planes stand out on the ramp.

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Firewall Forward Offers New Self-Oiling Camshaft For Small Lycomings

Firewall Forward has received FAA approval for its self-oiling camshaft retrofit for Lycoming O-320 and O-360 engines. This addition compliments their previously available upgrades for the O-540 and O-541, which have been available for three years.

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Court Denies Request For Preliminary Injunction Against Eclipse Aviation

Aviace Suing Planemaker For Breach Of Contract

A lawsuit against Albuquerque, NM-based Eclipse Aviation suffered an early defeat this week, as the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico denied Aviace Limited's request for a preliminary injunction against the very-light-jet manufacturer.

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Delta Posts Q3 Profit... With A Catch

One-Time Gain Helps Carrier

It turns out Delta Air Lines won't have to pay as much as previously thought to restructure financing for many of its planes... and those cost-savings helped the bankrupt carrier post a $52 million net profit in the third quarter.

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Delta Connection Academy Orders 50 SR20s For Flight Training Program

Also Signs Up For 28 Aerosim Products For NextGen Pilots

Delta Connection Academy is not about to rest on its tricycle gear. As a leading aviation institution, Delta Connection Academy joined with its training partners, Aerosim Technologies and Cirrus Design, to share its vision of "next generation flight training" at AOPA Expo in Palm Springs.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 11.10.06

The Solon Springs Airport Controversy

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.10.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.10.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- The Solon Springs Airport Controversy: 11.10.06 (ANN Special Feature, with the odd situation surrounding a small Wisconsin airport.)

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Voyager FPS and ANN Bring YOU The Weather For Friday 11.10.06

As Provided By Seattle Avionics And ANN!

We're gonna help you to get to AOPA Expo in Palm Springs... with a little help from our friends!

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.10.06

Diamond hits the jackpot at AOPA Expo…
Piper gets a jet… engine that is…
...and Cessna’s Mustang reaches it’s final FAA certification hurdle.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.10.06

Diamond hits the jackpot at AOPA Expo…
Piper gets a jet… engine that is…
...and Cessna’s Mustang reaches it’s final FAA certification hurdle.

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ANN Special Feature: Solon Springs Airport Controversy 11.10.06

Today, an airport story, as Jim Campbell listens to the saga of a Wisconsin Airport commission that choose a pipe yard over an airpark.

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Barry Schiff Enthralls AOPA Luncheon

Max Karant Awards Go To Five Journalists For Fair Aviation Reporting

Listening to ex-TWA captain and well-known aviation author Barry Schiff speak, is like hearing your favorite uncle telling stories, only in Barry's case, they're all true.

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FliteLite In The Spotlight At AOPA Expo

Product May Illuminate Your Cockpit

Imagine you’re a young student pilot on a dual cross country, when you lose all electrical power. Your instructor forgot to pack a flashlight, and the only one that you have with you is too bright -- using it may destroy your night vision. What do you do?

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Boeing WINS USAF CSAR Competition

The Boeing Company's HH-47 helicopter has been selected by the US Air Force as the winner of the Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) program competition. The CSAR program calls for initial operational capability of the HH-47 aircraft in 2012. Under the program, which is valued at up to $10 billion, Boeing will build 141 production aircraft and four test aircraft at its Rotorcraft Systems manufacturing facility in Ridley Park, Pa., also home to the MH-47G Special Operations and CH-47F Chinook programs.

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BA609 Tiltrotor Second Prototype Achieves First Flight

The Bell/Agusta BA609 a/c 60002 performed its first flight on November 9th at AgustaWestland's facility located on the Italian Air Force airfield at Cameri, Italy. The first flight was completed successfully at 15.07 with Mr. Pietro Venanzi, Pilot and Mr. Herb Moran, Co-pilot onboard.

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Raytheon Aircraft Company Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Beechcraft Bonanza

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Beechcraft Bonanza, Raytheon Aircraft Company has announced a special anniversary package available for 2007 model-year airplanes. It is a combination of Beechcraft heritage and its future, transforming traditional concepts into a modern winner.

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50,000th Stormscope System Takes Flight

L-3 Avionics Systems' Stormscope Surpasses 50,000 Units Sold

L-3 Avionics Systems tells ANNN that the company's Stormscope weather mapping system sales have surpassed 50,000 units sold. The company will be celebrating the milestone during AOPA Expo.

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Klyde Morris (11.10.06)

Has Klyde Been Sitting In On EADS Board Meetings?

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NAFI Announces October's Master Instructors

"The Best Of The Best"

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) takes pride in announcing a significant aviation accomplishment on the part of these very special aviation educators. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.10.06): Choosing Your Instructor, Part Time Or Full?

Aero-Tips!

Your choice of CFI will in large part determine how long it takes you to complete your training (and consequently, how much it'll cost), whether you'll complete your certificate or rating at all, and most importantly, how safe you'll really be when you exercise you flying privileges. So it's important that you choose the right instructor.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.10.06)

Aero-Linx!

Like most historical societies, aviation or not, The Society for Aviation History is dedicated to preserve our aviation history be it in written form, photographs or artifacts.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.10.06): Wally Stick

Aero-Terms!

12" long dowel used by Mercury 13 female astronaut trainee Wally Funk for various purposes during preflight.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.10.06)

"There aren't a lot of answers. We have a system that's worked for 35 years. We should not throw out that system that's worked for a radical new system of user fees based on a hypothetical modernization plan."

Source: NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen, speaking of the FAA's proposed "Next Generation" Air Traffic Control system in Thursday's General Session meeting that kicked off the AOPA Expo 2006.

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