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July 22, 2008

OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8858  Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2006 UTC  Location: WAMIC , Oregon near KLICKITAT VOR/DME (LTJ)  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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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8835  Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 1845 UTC  Location: 27 ESE CHICO , California  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AVIATION OPERATIONS  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8533 Issue Date: July 20, 2008 at 0258 UTC Location: 9 SW OF CECILVILLE , California near FORT JONES VOR/DME (FJS) 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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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NV Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8534 Issue Date: July 20, 2008 at 0329 UTC Location: AUSTIN , Nevada near BATTLE MOUNTAIN VORTAC (BAM) 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 (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8543 Issue Date: July 20, 2008 at 1424 UTC Location: GRANTS PASS , Oregon near ROGUE VALLEY VORTAC (OED) 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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MT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8574 Issue Date: July 20, 2008 at 2352 UTC Location: 22 NM SOUTHEAST OF BUTTE , Montana near WHITEHALL VORTAC (HIA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1300-0400 UTC Daily 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 (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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NY TFR: 07.24.08 - 07.27.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8603  Issue Date: July 21, 2008 at 1249 UTC  Location: Rochester, New York near ROCHESTER VORTAC (ROC)  Beginning Date and Time: July 24, 2008 at 1850 UTC  Ending Date and Time: July 27, 2008 at 2100 UTC  Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and other teams  Type: Airshow  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: Rochester (ROC) Air Traffic Control Tower, 585-463-3800 

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AK TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8683 Issue Date: July 21, 2008 at 2315 UTC Location: JUNEAU ALASKA , United States near SISTERS ISLAND VORTAC (SSR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8685 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 0248 UTC Location: 8 NM WEST OF HAYFORK , California 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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8689 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 0357 UTC Location: 33 NM WEST RED BLUFF CA , United States 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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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Embraer To Bring Phenom 300 Mockup To AirVenture

Legacy 600, JetBlue E190 Will Grace Aeroshell Square

Brazilian planemaker Embraer will participate at the 56th Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, where professional and enthusiasts gather annually to take part in one of the world’s most famous aviation events.

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Recovery Operations Continue Following B-52 Downing

Three Bodies Reportedly Found, Three Still Missing

A joint-agency search continues for missing crew members following the crash July 21 of a B-52H Stratofortress bomber 25 miles off the northwest coast of Guam. The Associated Press reports the bodies of three Airmen have been recovered, out of six believed onboard the bomber.

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NTSB Confirms Angel Flight Plane Struck Antenna

Three Lost Last Week At VDF

A National Transportation and Safety Board investigator has confirmed what many suspected in last week's crash of a Beechcraft BE36 Bonanza that was transporting a recovering cancer patient and her friend from Tampa, FL back home to Stuart.

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Pinnacle To Continue On As Delta Connection Carrier

Signs New Contract Running Through 2017

Even as many carriers are trimming down the number of routes flown by regional airliners, Atlanta-based Delta is adding to the number of newer RJs flying under its brand. Delta signed a new agreement Monday with Pinnacle Airlines, that will run through 2017.

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Maintenance Accident Bends Three Planes In Baton Rouge

Scratch At Least One CRJ From ASA Fleet

Well, this is one way for mainline carriers to trim the number of regional jets from their fleets. A young technician's mistake resulted in a three-plane ground collision at Baton Rouge Metro Airport (BTR) Monday night.

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EU Grounds DC-3s Over Lack Of Radar, O2 Masks

Last Three Passenger-Flying Dakotas Grounded

The Douglas DC-3 entered service in 1935, was built by the thousands, and had important roles in some of the biggest events of the 20th century. The type ferried countless GIs during World War II, had a major role in the Berlin Airlift, has starred in Hollywood movies for decades, and has lived on to remain a favorite of aviation fans of all ages.

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US Airways Chief Says Six Majors Will Survive

But Airlines Will Be Smaller, And Charge A Lot More

We've been hearing for months how mergers among the legacy US airlines to create fewer, larger carriers is an important strategy for surviving runaway fuel prices. If bigger is better, what hope is there for the smallest of the major US carriers, US Airways?

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First MQ-9 Reaper Flies Over Iraq

Combines Predator Flight Duration With Serious Firepower

The Air Force flew its first operational MQ-9 Reaper mission from Joint Base Balad, Iraq, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Xerion's AuRACLE CRM Engine Management System Wins New FAA Approvals

Agency Signs Off On Installation On All 4 & 6 Cylinder Cessnas, Pipers

The Federal Aviation Administration recently granted approval to New York-based Xerion Avionix LLC for installation of the AuRACLE CRM series Engine Management Systems into all 4 & 6-cylinder Cessna and Piper aircraft, including pressurized models.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 07.22.08

A New Travel Tool For GA Flyers, With Richard Kane, CEO of Coastal Technologies Group

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.22.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.22.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Door2DoorAir.com: 07.22.08 (ANN Special Report, with Richard Kane, CEO of Coastal Technologies Group.)

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.22.08

An Air Force B-52 is down near Guam.
Midwest Airlines says it will cut service to 11 US cities.
And Doug Parker says the industry in general, and US Airways in particular, will surviv

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.22.08

An Air Force B-52 is down near Guam.
Midwest Airlines says it will cut service to 11 US cities.
And Doug Parker says the industry in general, and US Airways in particular, will surviv

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ANN Special Feature: Richard Kane, Door2DoorAir.com - 07.22.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Richard Kane, CEO of Coastal Technologies Group, about a new website that works like Expedia or Travelocity, only instead of booking airline flights, you're booking gene

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AD NUMBER: 2008-15-05 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-15-05 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Boeing Model 737-300, -400, and -500 series airplanes.

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Aero-TV Gets Some Guidance From The Garmin GPSMAP 495

Most Of What We Loved In The 496, But At A Lower Price

When it comes to offering big things in small packages, little else compares to Garmin's know-it-all, do-it-all GPSMAP 496... designed to offer (well, almost) everything a pilot could possibly want and need in a portable GPS.

Aero-TV Gets Some Guidance From The Garmin GPSMAP 495

Most Of What We Loved In The 496, But At A Lower Price

When it comes to offering big things in small packages, little else compares to Garmin's know-it-all, do-it-all GPSMAP 496... designed to offer (well, almost) everything a pilot could possibly want and need in a portable GPS.

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Yet More Airline Cuts: Midwest Ends Flights To 11 Cities

More Cutbacks Coming, Too

Another week... another round of airline cutbacks. The Midwest Air Group, parent company of struggling Midwest Airlines, announced Monday it will cut back its operations by close to one-third, ending service to 11 cities to reduce capacity in the face of high fuel costs.

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Blended Winglets Make First Flight On Boeing 767-300ER

Hopes To Certify Application By November

An American Airlines 767-300ER equipped with Aviation Partners Boeing Blended Winglets took to the skies for the first time at 1:50 pm CDT Sunday. The newly-modified aircraft flew a ferry flight from Kansas City, MO to San Bernardino, CA where it will undergo two months of certification and winglet performance flight testing.

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Stolen Aircraft Parts Recovered In Arizona

Anonymous Caller Gives Locations Of Vintage Wings

A sad story appears to have a happy ending. Two vintage aircraft wings were recovered last week, days after the trailer carrying the Lockheed parts was stolen from a parking lot near Falcon Field Airport in Mesa, AZ.

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Oshkosh... Are You Ready?

Part Three: Know Your Airports!

OK. We hope that you've caught AirVenture 2008 'fever' and are considering adding some extra time to enjoy all that is Wisconsin as you drive in. Now it's time to start talking about the "meat and potatoes" of the event -- Flying. Aviation. Airplanes. You know, those things that turn expensive fuel into noise. And fun.

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NWA Emergency Landing Interrupts Vectren Dayton Air Show

Passengers Become Part Of Event... AND Get A Bus Ride To Detroit!

Close to 190 people onboard a Northwest Airlines jet became the reluctant participants in this weekend's Vectren Air Show in Dayton, OH when the Boeing 757 made a landing at show center following an inflight engine failure.

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Aero-News Proudly Introduces Our AirVenture 2008 Staff

Say Hello To Video Journalists Nathan Cremisino And James Grosser!

With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture 2008 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough... ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration.

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T-Minus SIX DAYS To AirVenture 2008!

Have News To Share? Send It In!

How did this happen? We have just SIX days (eep!) to go before the aviation version of Christmas -- this year's AirVenture celebration -- kicks off in Oshkosh, WI.

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NASA Eyes Buying Japanese Cargo Vehicles

Looks For Replacement Cargo Ship After Shuttle Retires

Facing the imminent retirement of its three-ship fleet of space shuttles and delays to its Orion space capsule replacement, NASA has reportedly launched informal talks with Japan to purchase unmanned cargo resupply spacecraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.22.08)

Aero-Linx!

NHA was founded in 1976 to promote the development and use of naval vertical lift aircraft in the United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard; provide a forum whereby persons in these organizations involved with vertical lift aircraft can interact with each other at meetings and conventions; to provide recognition to those persons who have made significant contributions to those purposes. In pursuing these objectives NHA keeps members informed of new developments and accomplishments in vertical lift aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.22.08): Spark Ignition Engine

Aero-Terms!

A form of reciprocating engine in which the fuel-air mixture inside the cylinder is ignited by an electric spark. The spark is timed to occur when the piston is in the correct position on the compression stroke.  

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.22.08)

"We don’t know at this point who the caller was. He would only speak with the victim and would only identify himself as Fred. The phone numbers came up private."

Source: Sgt. Ed Wessing, spokesman for the Mesa (AZ) Police Department. Two vintage aircraft wings were recovered last week, days after the trailer carrying the Lockheed parts was stolen from a parking lot near Falcon Field Airport in Mesa on July 14. On Friday, an anonymous caller to Falcon Field told Kropp the location of the trailer and one wing... then called back the next day with the location where officials could find the second wing.

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