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October 02, 2006

AD: General Electric

AD NUMBER: 2006-20-06 MANUFACTURER: General Electric SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-20-06 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for General Electric Company (GE) CF34-10E series turbofan engines.

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AD: Air Tractor

AD NUMBER: 2006-20-10 MANUFACTURER: Air Tractor SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-20-10 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Air Tractor, Inc. (Air Tractor) Models AT-802 and AT-802A airplanes.

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FAA Issues Yet Another Lycoming Airworthiness Directive

AOPA Called On Company To Cover All Costs; FAA Disagrees

Last week, the FAA issued an airworthiness directive (AD) that would require the replacement of certain crankshafts in some 3,800 Lycoming 360- and 540-series reciprocating engines in several models of Piper, Cessna, Mooney, and Beechcraft aircraft, among others. The AD becomes effective November 3, 2006.

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VA TFR: 10.06.06 - 10.07.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2162 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 14:39 UTC Location: Williamsburg, Virginia Beginning Date and Time: October 06, 2006 at 18:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 07, 2006 at 3:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2160 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 14:34 UTC Location: 15 Southeast, Cascade, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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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MI TFR: 10.05.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2157 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 13:46 UTC Location: Lansing, Michigan Beginning Date and Time: October 05, 2006 at 14:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 05, 2006 at 17:40 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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AZ TFR: 10.02.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2163 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 14:48 UTC Location: Safford, Arizona near SAN SIMON VORTAC (SSO) Beginning Date and Time: October 02, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 02, 2006 at 23:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For gas release Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Albuquerque (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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WY TFR: 10.03.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2137 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 11:45 UTC Location: Jackson, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: October 03, 2006 at 0:50 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 03, 2006 at 14:55 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 10.03.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2139 Issue Date: October 02, 2006 at 12:25 UTC Location: Stockton, California Beginning Date and Time: October 03, 2006 at 22:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 03, 2006 at 23:35 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Singapore Airlines Finalizes Dreamliner Order

Carrier Buys 787s As It Waits For Word On A380

Singapore Airlines continues to wait for word -- like everyone else -- on just how long they'll have to wait for the A380 jets they ordered from Airbus. In the meantime, the carrier has finalized a $4.52 billion order first announced in June for 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

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Singapore's Alteon Training Center Opens To Airlines

Will Train Pilots, Flight Attendants In South Pacific

Aero-News has learned Alteon Training, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing, launched operations Monday at its Singapore Training Center. 

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Innovative Solutions & Support Granted STC For PC-12 Glass Cockpit Installation

A Touch Of Glass For One Classy Turboprop

Exton, PA-based avionics supplier Innovative Solutions & Support Inc. told ANN Monday the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its 10"Cockpit/IP(TM) Flat Panel Display System in the Pilatus PC-12.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 10.02.06

Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: High-Performance Aircraft

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 10.02.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.02.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Aero-Craft 101: 10.02.06 (ANN Special Feature, CFI Tom Turner on what it takes to make the leap to high-performance and complex planes.)

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Brazilian Authorities Say Tapes Confirm Planes Collided

Authorities Review Legacy 600 Flight Recorders

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 10.02.06 1030 EDT: Authorities have examined the flight recorders of the Embraer Legacy 600 suspected to be involved in Friday's crash of a Gol Airlines 737.

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Mary Peters Confirmed As New Secretary Of Transportation

GAMA, AOPA Welcome Peters To New Post

In one of the swifter confirmations of a nominee for a post in the Bush cabinent, on Saturday the US Senate gave its approval for former highway administrator Mary Peters to succeed Norman Mineta as Secretary of Transportation.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.02.06

Eclipse Aviation can officially get down to business...

Adam Aircraft has reason to cheer as well...

And investigators in Brazil try to determine what brought a 737 down in the Amaz

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ANN Special Feature: Aero-Craft with Tom Turner 10.02.06

ANN's Master CFI Tom Turner discusses high performance and complex aircraft, and what it takes to become endorsed to fly them.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.02.06

Eclipse Aviation can officially get down to business...

Adam Aircraft has reason to cheer as well...

And investigators in Brazil try to determine what brought a 737 down in the Amaz

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Israel Now Flying New Phalcon AWACS

Israel's AWACS Superior To USAF In Some Ways

The State of Israel is now flying a state-of the-art Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft that in some ways is superior to the Boeing E-3's flown by the US Air Force.

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Aviation Pioneer Clayton Scott Has Gone West

An Aviation Icon Makes His Final Flight

"If it had wings, he most likely flew it." That's how friends described Clayton "Scotty" Scott. With a career and involvement in aviation spanning 80 years, that's not surprising.

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Deadline For EU, US Agreement On Pax Data Expires

No Agreement Yet Over Contentious US Requirement

On midnight October 1st, a deadline to finalize an agreement between US security agencies and European airlines passed without a deal made.

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New US Postal Contracts For Seven Airlines

Passenger Airlines Get Deal To Haul The Mail

The US Postal Service awarded carry contracts to seven domestic passenger airlines.

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Neil Armstrong's Famous Quote Was... Misquoted?

An Aussie Computer Programmer Says Everybody Heard Wrong

According to Australian computer programmer Peter Shann Ford, Armstrong's famous utterance has been misquoted all these years.

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USAF Museum In Georgia Breaks New Ground

Museum of Aviation To Honor WWII Aircraft and Vets

A group of local officials and dignitaries broke ground for a new hangar at the Robins AFB Museum of Aviation in Georgia on Friday.

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Klyde Morris (10.02.06)

Don't Feel Bad... We Don't Even Qualify For The 'Slob's Rate'

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India Is Seeking New Fighters

Wants To Keep Up With Rival Pakistan

In light of Pakistan's possible purchase of up to 44 F-16s, Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Marshal S. P. Tyagi has written to the Indian government defense ministry asking for more multi-role aircraft to help maintain air superiority for his nation.  

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California Pilots To Meet

Aviators To Discuss Airports In The Golden State

The California Pilots Association (CPA), formed to resist the closing of so many airports in that state, is having their annual  meeting this coming weekend. If you love to fly and especially land in the state of California, you're invited.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (10.02.06): Confirming Fuel

Aero-Tips!

Check fuel level in as many ways as possible before taking off. If there's any doubt about fuel on board, add fuel until you can check the level visually.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.02.06)

Aero-Linx!

This site honors Canadian Air Aces and Heroes who gave their lives during World War I, World War II and Korea.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.02.06): Squawk Code

Aero-Terms!

Also called a transponder code, a four digit number broadcast by the transponder in an aircraft to assist air traffic controllers in traffic separation.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.02.06)

"That's one small step for 'a' man, one giant leap for mankind."

Source: Neil Armstrong, upon first stepping on the Moon July 20, 1969. An Australian computer expert has analyzed the voice audio and concluded that Armstrong actually did say "a man".

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