NOTAM Number: FDC 6/4549
Issue Date: April 03, 2006 at 12:51 UTC
Location: Carutherville, Missouri near DYERSBURG VORTAC (DYR)
Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately
Ending Date and Time: April 04, 2006 at 11:00 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for disaster
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Memphis (ZME) Center, 901-368-8234
The USANG has just lost a massive C-5 heavy-lift aircraft in an
accident that occurred shortly after one of the giant four-engine
aircraft took off and attempted to return to the airport after
reporting difficulty. The aircraft went down just short of the
Dover AFB runway, in Dover, Delaware.
Team JCA to Build CN-235/C-295 Joint Cargo Aircraft in Mobile,
'Team JCA' -- led by Raytheon Company with EADS CASA North
America -- has chosen the Mobile Regional Airport (MRA) as the
final assembly and delivery site for its proposed CN-235/C-295
solution for the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Joint Cargo Aircraft
The mood at Bensen Days turned somber Friday, March 31, after
two well-loved gyro pilots perished in a crash. Terry Eiland of
Crystal River, FL, was the owner and builder of the machine that
crashed. His passenger, Bill "Doc" Finnegan of Illinois, was a
student pilot and undertaking construction of a gyroplane similar
to the mishap aircraft.
Military officials in Iraq have confirmed the death of two
helicopter pilots from Multinational Division Baghdad whose AH-64D
Apache Longbow helicopter crashed southwest of Baghdad Saturday,
and provided details on recent operations.
San Diego, California, to Quito, Ecuador Flight Touches Down On
The Pilatus PC-12 of Ambassador Theodore Gildred and the crew of
Ecuador III, touched down in Quito, Ecuador, on March 31, 2006, on
schedule and 75 years to the day from when his father landed in the
same spot in 1931 flying a Ryan Brougham.
New Contract Provides More Money to Cover Health Care
Teamsters at Local 1150 voted Sunday to return to their jobs at
Sikorsky Aircraft. The 3,600 Sikorsky workers, who went on
strike February 20, narrowly approved the contract by only 72 votes
with a final tally of 1,488-1,416.
'NATCA Press Release Out of Touch With Current
In response to Friday's press release sent by John Carr,
President of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
(NATCA), FAA Administrator Marion Blakey made the following
statement: “John Carr has yet again proven himself out of
touch with what is really happening at the negotiating table
between the FAA and NATCA..
Avidyne Corporation tells Aero-News the company has enhanced its
new-product warranty support, and extended those enhancements to
its FLEX Extended Warranty service plans for the Entegra integrated
flight deck products and for the FlightMax Multi-Function Displays
Turboprop, Bizjet Sales Up As RJ Sales Fall Further
After recent financial troubles, the skies are looking a little
brighter for Canada's Bombardier -- as long as the company's
bizjets and regional turboprops are flying there. The company
announced last week it returned to profitability in the fourth
quarter of FY2005.
A twin-engine Piper PA44 Seminole is a little worse for wear,
after a student pilot and his instructor from Embry Riddle
Aeronautical University had some problems landing at Daytona Beach
International last week.
Nick Sabatini To Receive AEA Industry Partnership Award
The Aircraft Electronics Association will recognize Nick
Sabatini, FAA associate administrator for aviation safety, with the
AEA Industry Partnership Award at the annual AEA International
Convention & Trade Show in Palm Springs at the end of
Aftermarket modification company Aviation Fleet Solutions tells
Aero-News the company has teamed with Pratt & Whitney to
develop and certify a new noise-reduction system, that reduces
cumulative noise from the JT8D-200-powered MD-80 aircraft by as
much as six decibels.
"When we spoke at this time last year we said we should
be profitable this year. Well, I am glad to say we are back to
profitability and looking forward to improve further from
Source: Bombardier chief executive Laurent
Beaudoin, in a conference call to financial analysts reporting that
after losses of $85 million in 2004, Bombardier returned to
profitability in the 4th quarter of 2005 with an overall profit of
$249 million for the year.