ANN TnG: Lasers, Shuttle Atlantis, A Downed B-25 and RATS On A
ANN is on an abbreviated audio news schedule this week so that
Sr. E-Media Producer Paul Plack can take a break... our full slate
of Aero-Casts will resume on June 6th. In today's "Touch And Go"
format, you'll hear these stories:
The FAA released a legal interpretation which finds that
directing a laser beam into an aircraft cockpit could interfere
with a flight crew performing its duties while operating an
NASA sent its last shuttle, Atlantis, out to the launch pad at
Kennedy Space Center this week so that it can prepare for the final
launch of the shuttle program in July.
A B-25 well-known in France for its airshow appearances has gone
down southeast of Paris, but fortunately both the pilot and
co-pilot were able to escape uninjured.
A Qantas Boeing 767 was grounded Tuesday when flight attendants
discovered five rats in the cabin just before the passengers were
allowed to board.