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.
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
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
AD NUMBER: 2006-17-14
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)
AD NUMBER: 2006-17-13
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.