NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0530
Issue Date: January 10, 2007 at 1344 UTC
Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: January 12, 2007 at 1600 UTC
Ending Date and Time: January 13, 2007 at 1900 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Claims Of Long Wait For Fire Equipment Seemingly Contradicted
By NTSB Report
ANN REALTIME REPORTING 01.10.07
1545 EST: A Snohomish County Superior Court jury
has awarded $10.5 million to the family of a pilot who died in a
1999 accident at the Northwest EAA Fly-In in Arlington, WA... and
says both the national Experimental Aircraft Association, as
well as the regional EAA chapter, are responsible for a large
percentage of the damages.
Engineers at Cessna tell ANN that they continue to be impressed
with the performance of the proof-of-concept (POC) model of a light
sport aircraft as the company continues its evaluation of the
aircraft, the business case and the overall LSA market. Cessna's
LSA POC will be on display during the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo this
week in Sebring, Fla., and will be taking part in flying
demonstrations during the show.
FAA Ambassador Of Aviation And Aerospace Education Jamail
Larkins, Part Two
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.10.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.10.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Aero-Ambassador Jamail Larkins,
Part Two: 01.10.07 (ANN Special Feature, part two of
our chat with Ambassador of aviation and Aerospace Education Jamail
Representatives with Evektor America tell ANN the company's
SportStar Flight Center program is rapidly expanding nationally,
with the addition of six more recently appointed flight schools
that help Evektor cover all corners of the lower-48 states.
After receiving an STC for the FJ44 Stallion in August, Siera
Industries' first customer took delivery of the aircraft on Monday,
December 18. The first Stallion customer, Mr. Al Kroontje, flew his
new aircraft nonstop from Uvalde, TX to Calgary, Canada in 4 hours
and 29 minutes - traveling a distance of 1,498 nautical miles with
an average headwind of 22 knots.
U.S. Central Command Air Forces air and space power supported
coalition actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom with F-16 Fighting
Falcon, F-15E Strike Eagle and B-1 Lancer aircraft that dropped
precision munitions Jan. 8 on a known insurgent stronghold south of
Balad Ruz, Iraq.
60,000+ Square Foot Center To Be Located In Langley
The Township of Langley, British Columbia and Acrohelipro Global
Services, Inc. announced Tuesday the Township’s approval for
Acrohelipro to build a new, 60,000 plus square-foot
state-of-the-art helicopter maintenance, repair and overall
facility at the Langley Airport.
AD NUMBER: 2007-01-06
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-01-06
SUMMARY: This amendment supersedes an existing
airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified Bell Helicopter
Textron Canada (BHTC) model helicopters.
The Allied Pilots Association (APA), collective bargaining agent
for the 12,000 pilots of American Airlines, expressed its
disappointment Tuesday over the Department of Transportation’s
announcement it has tentatively decided to grant new China route
authority to United Airlines.
Increased Cargo Screening, Unionized Screeners Among
There are some new sheriffs in the town of Washington, DC... and
they've got some radical ideas on improving airport security. House
Democrats -- in control of Congress for the first time since 1994
-- are pushing new anti-terrorism legislation that, if enacted,
would change several aspects of airport security.
LoPresti Provides Aerodynamic Mods For New Thorpedo LP
At the upcoming Sebring US Sport Aviation Expo, IndUS
Aviation, Inc. will offer a sneak preview of some of the new
components that will make up the all-new Thorpedo LP, a new model
light sport aircraft to be released at Lakeland 2007.
The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey team told ANN Tuesday it met its
2006 delivery commitment of 13 MV-22 Ospreys delivered to the US
Marine Corps, and three CV-22s to the US Air Force Special
Booklets published by the National Aeronautical Charting Office
which provides information about airports, such as runway lengths,
runway surface, services available, hours of operation, lighting
"This accident was caused by the pilots' inappropriate
and unprofessional behavior. Simply adhering to standard operating
procedures and correctly implementing emergency procedures would
have gone a long way to adverting this tragic
Source: NTSB Chairman Mark V. Rosenker, on
Tuesday's release of the Probable Cause report on the October 2004
'joyride' crash of a Pinnacle Airlines CRJ200. The board determined
a laundry list of causes led to the accident, which claimed the
lives of the two pilots onboard.