NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6703
Issue Date: November 22, 2006 at 16:35 UTC
Location: Yucaipa, 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
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Cessna Aircraft Company delivered
its first Citation Mustang business jet Wednesday, following
receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) production
certificate (PC) for the aircraft's Independence, KS assembly
The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its latest
update on the board's investigation of the September 29 midair
collision over the Amazon Jungle of a Gol Airlines Boeing 737 and
an Embraer Legacy 600 business jet.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.22.06 (ANN's
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ANN Special Feature -- The Art Of Buying And
Selling Aircraft: 11.22.06 (ANN Special Feature, with
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Delta Air Lines has made good on its promise to shift regional
jet operations to more cost-efficient carriers, even if it means
taking away business from its own low-cost subsidiary. On Tuesday,
Delta announced it will reassign 12 CRJ700 regional jets from
Comair, to SkyWest early next year.
APA Calls on Brazil to Release Pilots: ‘Accident
Investigation Should Not Be A Criminal Proceeding’
The Allied Pilots Association (APA) has issued an updated
statement calling for the release of the two pilots of an ExcelAire
Embraer Legacy 600 that was involved in an apparent mid-air
collision with a Gol Airlines Boeing 737 on Sept. 29 over Brazil.
The two pilots, who are U.S. citizens, were required by Brazilian
authorities to surrender their passports and have been detained
since the accident.
AD NUMBER: 2006-24-01
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-24-01
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) that applies to certain Cessna Model 750
An aggressive legal action has been filed against Lycoming
Engines, Avco Corporation and Textron, Inc., by Jones Law Offices
and Ralph C. Hardesty and Associates, claiming class action status
for a pool of victims estimated at over 5000.
Raytheon Aircraft has received the much-anticipated FAA
Type Certificate for the Hawker 4000 super-midsize business
“The Hawker 4000 is the most advanced super-midsize jet in
the world today,” said Jim Schuster, chairman and CEO of
Raytheon Aircraft Company.
EADS, parent company of European planemaker Airbus, said Tuesday
it has received no new cancellations for the A380 superjumbo in
recent weeks. To date, FedEx is the only airline to cancel its
orders for the mammoth airliner.
A planned expansion at Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
International Airport may not happen quite so soon. An upcoming FAA
forecast suggests airport operations aren't growing as quickly as
NASA tells us that the justifiably lauded Mars Global
Surveyor has likely finished its operating career. The spacecraft
has served the longest and been the most productive of any mission
ever sent to the red planet.
The skies are now just a little smaller... as the second
modernized Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy test aircraft made its
first flight November 17 from Georgia's Dobbins Air Reserve Base.
This is the second of three aircraft that will comprise the new
C-5M test fleet.
Celebrated Aircraft Engineer and Designer Ed Swearingen was
inducted into the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame during ceremonies at
The Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas. The museum opened
a permanent display dedicated to Mr. Swearingen as part of the
ceremony. It contains photos, models, and other memorabilia from
his career in aviation.
Worldwide Airborne Command Post -- airborne command post
function of certain aircraft provides a survivable means of command
and control in the event that SAC underground command center,
alternate command posts, or ground-based communications are
"Mars Global Surveyor has surpassed all
expectations. It has already been the most productive science
mission to Mars, and it will yield more discoveries as the treasury
of observations it has made continues to be analyzed for years to
Source: Michael Meyer, NASA's lead scientist
for Mars exploration at NASA Headquarters, Washington, in
discussing the apparent end of the Mars Global Surveyor