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November 13, 2006

CA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6071 Issue Date: November 13, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Location: Lake Elsinore, California near PARADISE VORTAC (PDZ) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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FAA Supports India's Efforts To Modernize Its Aviation System

Agency Will Assist In Meeting Challenges Posed By Growth

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Marion C. Blakey and Praful Patel, India’s Minister for Civil Aviation, signed an agreement Monday designed to further the development and modernization of India's civil aviation infrastructure.

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Precise Flight's HID Lighting Now Installed On Mooneys

I See The Light!

Bend, OR-based Precise Flight, Inc. announced last week at AOPA Expo that Mooney Airplane Company is among a growing list of OEM's to install its PreciseLite high intensity discharge (HID) lighting.

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CH601 Down Under Unknown Circumstances In VA

Pilot Lost In Second Zodiac Accident In Week

One week after a Zenith CH601XL Zodiac crashed under unknown circumstances in Northern California, a second aircraft went down this weekend in Virginia, claiming the life of the pilot onboard.

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Pakistan's Airblue Expands Fleet With Airbus A320

Airblue, billed as the fastest-growing airline in Pakistan, has signed a firm contract for two Airbus A320 aircraft and is currently in negotiations for four more. The aircraft will sport 157 seats in a two-class configuration.

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Project Pilot Signs Up 225 New Recruits At AOPA Expo

Program Gets A Strong Bump

Aero-News has learned more than 225 people signed up as Mentors and prospective pilot recruits for the AOPA Project Pilot program at AOPA Expo.

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Piper Announces 'Roadmap' To PiperJet Ownership

Incentive Program Encourages Early Orders

Buy a brand new propeller-equipped Piper now... and plan ahead to move into the world of jets.

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Veterans Attending AOPA Expo Take Time To Recall 'Their' Day

November 11 Wasn't Just Last Day Of Event

For many who spent part of last week in Palm Springs involved in all the activities surrounding AOPA's 2006 Conference, one day was similar in many ways to the next. With that in mind, though, Saturday, November 11, 2006, was also Veteran's Day.

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Early Review Suggests Trouble Ahead For Ares

'The Stick' May Be Underpowered

NASA's forthcoming Ares I launch vehicle... nicknamed "The Stick"... might need more oomph.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.13.06

Another US-made Light Sport Aircraft has made its first flight...
NASA's new rocket comes up short...
...and Cirrus lands a big sale at AOPA Expo.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.13.06

Another US-made Light Sport Aircraft has made its first flight...
NASA's new rocket comes up short...
...and Cirrus lands a big sale at AOPA Expo.

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ANN Special Feature: Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 11.13.06

Today, in our Aero-Craft feature, CFI Tom Turner has some important tips for cold-weather flying.

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BRP-Rotax Shelves V6 Aircraft Engine Project

V6 Will Still Certify, Though, In '06

It is staggering news... and not of the good kind. Austrian-based BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co. KG has confirmed to ANN that it will not go forward with the commercialization of its V6 aircraft engines but will, however, continue to focus on its existing range of recreational aircraft engines, the 912 and 914 models.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 11.13.06

Aero-Craft 101: Cold-Weather Flying

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.13.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.13.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: 11.13.06 (ANN Special Feature, with tips on cold-weather flying.)

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CAP Cadets Proud To Serve

And Show Wisdom Beyond Their Years

The "regular Joe" on the street may have heard about the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), but may have very little idea of what it actually stands for and why young people, as young as middle-school-aged, choose to join the CAP as cadets.

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Another USAF Pilot Coming Home

Vietnam War Flyer ID'd

Veteran's Day 2006 also signals the return of another of our brethren to his home. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office has announced that the remains of a U.S. Air Force officer missing in action from the Vietnam War have been identified.

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Klyde Morris 11.13.06

Leave It To Klyde To Have This One Figured Out...

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'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Used For Absentee Ballot

Those Wacky Floridians...

It's understandable you may cringe a little when hearing the words "Florida" and "election" used in the same sentence, even six years after the state immortalized the term 'hanging chad' for posterity. This time around, though, we're not talking about swinging an election... but perhaps the financial fortunes of a voter.

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FLYBOYS SQUADRON Game Debuts

World War I PC Combat Flight Simulator from the Flyboys Movie Lands for Christmas With Three Games in One!

FLYBOYS Squadron, the World War I combat flight simulator based upon the MGM movie Flyboys, will be available for $29.95, November 16th. The FLYBOYS Squadron retail package will also include one month of free online massively multiplayer gaming with hundreds of other players from around the world.

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Rocketplane Kistler, ATK Announce Agreement for K-1 Launch Vehicle/COTS Program

ATK Will Lead Vehicle Development, Vehicle Assembly, Integration and Test, and Launch and Landing Site Operations

Rocketplane Kistler (RpK) and Alliant Techsystems have announced that ATK will become the lead contractor for RpK's K-1 launch vehicle, which was recently awarded a Space Act Agreement by NASA for the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program. The K-1 is a fully reusable space transportation system designed to provide cost-effective and reliable transport of cargo and science payloads to and from the International Space Station (ISS).

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.13.06): Banner Towing

Aero-Tips!

We all do things we're not terribly proud of. One of those dark secrets of my past: I towed banners.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.13.06)

Aero-Linx!

Aviation Archaeology and Investigation and Research (AAIR) is all about locating and documenting old aircraft crash sites.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.13.06): White

Aero-Terms!

A term used to refer to a program that has been acknowledged and its capabilities are known, e.g. F-15, F-16.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.13.06)

"I've learned how to work with well with others. You depend on other people to get things done."

Source: Cadet Second Lt. Iran Quijano of San Jacinto, CA, who is in his third year in the Civil Air Patrol's Cadet program. He has also completed his first year in AF Junior ROTC at San Jacinto High School.

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