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August 27, 2006

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.28.06

A Comair CRJ is down in Kentucky... the first fatal commercial crash the US has seen in five years...

Iran fires a radar-evading missile in another flex of its military muscle...

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.28.06

A Comair CRJ is down in Kentucky... the first fatal commercial crash the US has seen in five years...

Iran fires a radar-evading missile in another flex of its military muscle...

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ANN Special Feature: Full Coverage -- The Crash of a Comair CRJ in Lexington, KY 08.28.06

ANN's Jim Campbell takes a look at some of the questions still unanswered after the crash of a Comair regional flight from Lexington, Kentucky, to Atlanta, Georgia. Also, Comair President Don Bornh

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Aero-News Alert: Comair CRJ Down On Takeoff From KLEX

One Survivor Reported Among 50 Persons Onboard

ANN REALTIME Update 08.27.06 1830 EDT: At a press conference from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, KY, a spokesperson with the National Transportation Safety Board confirms the CRJ-100 involved in Sunday's accident was lined up on a heading of 260 when the plane crashed immediately after takeoff.

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WY TFR: 08.28.06 - 09.04.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7593 Issue Date: August 23, 2006 at 23:36 UTC Location: Jackson, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: August 28, 2006 at 21:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 04, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Dynamite Found In Passenger's Bag... But Terrorism Not Suspected

Security Scares Plague Seven Flights Friday

Issues ranging from a child who said the wrong thing... to a missing panel in a lav... to a college student carrying a stick of dynamite he bought in South America are but three of the reasons a total of seven commercial airline flights were disrupted on Friday.

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Atlantis Launch Delayed 'Til Tuesday After Shocking WX Developments

Lightning Strikes Pad; Ernesto Worries Controllers

Mission managers at NASA have determined the space shuttle Atlantis will not launch before Tuesday, August 29. The second delay is the result of the lightning strike at the pad on Friday, and the need for additional time for further analysis of the shuttle and ground systems.

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Judge Blocks Northwest Flight Attendant Strike

Says FA's Cannot Walk Out On Bankrupt Carrier

Crisis, averted... or just postponed? A federal judge Friday blocked flight attendants at Northwest Airlines from launching a series of wildcat strikes aimed at disrupting operations at the airline... just hours before those strikes were set to begin.

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Pilot Lost In KS Motorized Sailplane Accident

Was Repositioning Plane Ahead Of Storm

The pilot of a motorized sailplane who was attempting to reposition his aircraft tot another airport died Friday, when the glider went down shortly after takeoff from Colonel James Jabara Airport in Wichita, KS.

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Sierra Receives STC For Stallion Jet

Reinvigorate Your Citation 500 Today!

Nine weeks after celebrating the first flight of its Cessna Citation 500-based Stallion jet, Sierra Industries told ANN this week the company received its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the conversion.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.27.06): Oxygen Question

Aero-Tips!

Most regulations give us the minimum requirements to be safe. In many cases individuals are wise to go beyond what the regulations require.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.27.06)

Aero-Linx!

Nevada's Reno Stead Field is the place to be September 13–17.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.27.06): Outlook Briefing

Aero-Terms!

This type of Flight Service briefing is provided for planning purposes only. The briefer will provide available forecast data applicable to the proposed flight.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.27.06)

"It's a 21-year-old kid not paying careful attention to the press and thinking it would be cool to have a piece of dynamite."

Source: Howard Fish, father of Howard McFarland Fish, the college student apprehended Friday after authorities at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport found a stick of dynamite in his luggage.

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AD: Rolls Royce

AD NUMBER: 2006-17-12 MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-17-12  SUMMARY: This amendment supersedes an existing airworthiness directive (AD), that is applicable to Rolls-Royce plc (RR) models RB211-535E4-37, RB211-535E4-37, RB211-535C-37, RB211-535E4-B-75, RB211-535E4-C, and RB211-22B-02 turbofan engines.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2006-17-14 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-17-14  SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.

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AD: Recaro

AD NUMBER: 2006-17-13 MANUFACTURER: Seats SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-17-13 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Recaro Model 3410 302, 303, 306, 307, 314, 316, 317, 791, 792, and 795 series seats.

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