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August 06, 2007

AOPA Wins Suit Against Background Check Law For NY Student Pilots

Says Bill Already Had Negative Impact On Training

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association says a federal judge sent a strong message recently... ruling states cannot preempt the federal government by forcing flight school students to undergo criminal background checks.

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MT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1434  Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 0137 UTC  Location: Salt Lake City Center, 19 EAST OF Missoula, Montana  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations. Montana D.N.R.C., 406-829-7060 134.150 The Mile Marker 124 Fire  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake City (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560 

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1511 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1657 UTC Location: Salt Lake City Center , 15 NE of Crane, Oregon near WILDHORSE VOR/DME (ILR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations. Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake City (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1474 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1415 UTC Location: Seattle Center, Granite, Oregon near BAKER CITY VOR/DME (BKE) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting. Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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WA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1529 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1806 UTC Type: Hazards

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1510 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1642 UTC Location: Salt Lake City Center , 25 Miles N of Andrews, Oregon near ROME VORTAC (REO) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting. Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake City Center (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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IL TFR: 08.08.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1483 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1457 UTC Location: Chicago Center , Wilmington, Illinois near JOLIET VORTAC (JOT) Beginning Date and Time: August 08, 2007 at 1600 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 08, 2007 at 2200 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Explosive demolition Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Chicago (ZAU) Center, 630-906-8341

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MT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1541 Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 1918 UTC Type: Hazards

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1436  Issue Date: August 06, 2007 at 0344 UTC  Location: Oakland Center, Paradise, California near CHICO VOR/DME (CIC)  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations.  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: Oakland (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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FAA Hails Federal Labor Board Dismissal Of NATCA Unfair Labor Practice Charges

NATCA's Forrey Says FAA's Statements "At Best Factually Inaccurate"

The FAA calls it vindication... a sentiment not shared by air traffic controllers.

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Change At The Top! Adam Aircraft Names New Chairman, CEO

Another Step In Transition To Full-Fledged Aircraft Manufacturer

The Board of Directors of Adam Aircraft announced Monday John D. Wolf has been named company Chairman and CEO effective immediately.

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Skybus 30K Unmanned Airship Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

Company Offering UAS For Security, Border Patrol Monitoring

Science Applications International Corporation announced Monday its Skybus 30K Airship UAS was recently granted a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) US Experimental Airworthiness Certificate for Unmanned Airships.

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Report: Iran Begins Large-Scale Production Of Fighter Jet

F-5 Lookalike First Tested In 2006

As if the situation throughout the Middle East wasn't tense enough, on Monday Iranian state television reported the country recently began full-scale production of its first homegrown fighter jet, dubbed "Azarakhsh."

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Educators Look To Bring Aviation Excitement To Classrooms

Teacher's Day At AirVenture 2007, Part Two

On Friday, July 27, 2007, at the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) Eagle Hangar, teachers gathered to learn and share activities that educate through aviation. As a service to those who could not attend, Aero-News has summarized, by grade levels, a brief description of the workshop topics and links to the programs.

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Five Lost In NM Medevac Aircraft Accident

Plane Went Down Sunday Night Near KSRR

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 08.06.07 1435 EDT: National Guard personnel in New Mexico located the wreckage of a twin-engine medevac aircraft early Monday morning, after the aircraft was reported missing shortly after its departure from Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (KSRR) near Ruidoso, NM Sunday night. None of the five persons onboard survived the accident.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 08.06.07

Utilizing ATC Services, With CFI Bob Miller

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 08.06.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.06.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature: When To Use What ATC Has To Offer -- 08.06.07 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Bob Miller, host of "Over the Airwaves.")

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ANN Daily Touch-n-Go: 08.06.07

Phoenix finally leaves the nest.
Brazil's government moves to restore confidence in its aviation industry.
And Blue Grass Airport is shielded from lawsuits.

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ANN Special Feature: Bob Miller, Over The Airwaves - 08.06.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller about ways to take advantage of available ATC services to make flight safer and more enjoyable.

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ALPA Ratifies Work Rules Agreement With Northwest Airlines

Changes International Flight Rules In Exchange For More O/T Pay

On Sunday, the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) ratified its earlier agreement with Northwest Airlines on contract issues and work rules, that should help improve the airline’s operational performance and reliability. The vote by the Northwest ALPA Master Executive Council (MEC) confirms a tentative agreement reached August 1, 2007.

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NZ Cabinet Minister Says Gov't Against Airport Sale

Dubai-Based Firm Hopes To Purchase Auckland International

You may have seen this coming. The government of New Zealand has thrown its support behind those opposed to the sale of that country's largest airport to a Dubai-based investment group.

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Alleged 'Joy Ride' Jet Thief Cops A Plea

Wolcott To Face Single Charge In Citation Theft

Remember Daniel Wolcott? Back in October 2005, the pilot gained notoriety for allegedly stealing a Cessna Citation bizjet in Florida, and flying himself and five friends to Georgia.

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Countdown Begins For Endeavour Launch

Liftoff Set For Wednesday Evening

In Firing Room 4 of the launch control center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, the countdown clock began ticking backward on schedule for the launch of the shuttle Endeavour at 1836 EDT Wednesday.

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Pilots Around DAB Report Laser Beams In Cockpits

FBI, DHS Investigating

Pilots flying around Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) may want to shield their eyes... as several incidents of planes being "tagged" by laser beams have been reported of late.

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Klyde Morris (08.06.07)

Klyde's "Interview" At United Continues...

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Air Bosses Work To Conduct World-Class Airshows at AirVenture

Ability To Adapt To Weather A Prerequisite

When ANN last reported on Air Boss activities at AirVenture 2007, Warbirds Air Boss Wayne Boggs had just finished briefing the pilots who will fly in the day’s air show.

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Report: Air Strike Kills Mastermind Behind Iraqi Mosque Bombings

Al-Qaeda Terrorist Dispatched August 2

The senior al Qaeda terrorist believed to be the mastermind behind both bombings of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, Iraq, was killed during a coalition air strike, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesperson told journalists in Baghdad Sunday.

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Singapore Airlines Jets Touch Wingtips At Changi

Things That Go Bump On The Ramp, Part... We've Lost Count

Two Singapore Airlines jets are now having some bodywork done, after scraping wingtips on the ramp at Changi International Airport this weekend.

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Lockheed Martin Delivers Third C-130J To USAF Combat Squadron

"Black Cats" One Of The Most Decorated Airlift Squadrons Ever

Lockheed Martin delivered last week a third C-130J Super Hercules to the 41st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas. The 41st, also known as the "Black Cats," is the first active-duty C-130J combat squadron in the Air Force and one of the most highly decorated airlift squadrons in US military history.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.06.07)

Aero-Linx!

Not your ordinary airshow, the Flying Circus Aerodrome, located at Warrenton/Fauquier Airport, offers a classic barnstorming style experience at a family friendly price.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.06.07): Johnson Bar

Aero-Terms!

A type of brake control used on some early airplanes. The Johnson Bar is a long handle located between the pilot and copilot's seats.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.06.07)

"What (Goff) said is this is a huge issue for local elections because ... anyone who's going to stand up and say we're going to sell that stake I suspect is not going to find a lot of favor with voters."

Source: New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, on remarks made this weekend by Trade Minister Phil Goff stating the government of that country agrees with those protesting a plan by Dubai Aerospace Company to purchase Auckland International Airport. Polls of Auckland citizens are reportedly running 80 percent opposed to the plan.

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