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November 17, 2005

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NOTAM: Potomac Airfield 11.19.05

NOTAM: 5/0729 Issued: 11/17/2005 17:30 Effective: 11/19/2005 12:00 - 11/19/2005 22:00 State: MD Facility: ZDC - WASHINGTON (ARTCC),DC. Type: SECURITY Description: SPECIAL NOTICE.. PROCEDURES FOR AIRCRAFT OWNERS DESIRING TO RE-POSITION AIRCRAFT FROM POTOMAC AIRFIELD.

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European Ban On Unsafe Airlines Goes To Vote Dec. 5

EU Backs The Blacklist

The European Union parliament voted Wednesday to create a standardized set of guidelines to create a "blacklist" of airlines which fail to meet international standards. Airlines noted on the list -- primarily flying from what the EU refers to as "third countries" -- would be banned from flying anywhere within the EU.

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Chris Dancy Of AOPA Shares His Thoughts On The New FAA Flight Plan (2006-2010)

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has a lot to say about the FAA's recently released 'Flight Plan' for what that agency sees the next four years bringing to general and commercial aviation -- and in particular, the nagging impression that user fees still play an important part of the FAA's plans for general aviation.

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'This May Be The Most Photographed Helicopter In History'

Former Marine One Goes On Display At Nixon Museum

It's only fitting that the VH-3A Sea King used to ferry four presidents -- and take Richard Nixon on his last ride from the White House, after resigning under the burden of Watergate --will soon be displayed at that former president's museum.

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Symphony Certifies SA160 For Doors Off Flight

Fly With The Wind In Your Hair, And A Wing Overhead

In response to numerous customer requests, Symphony Aircraft Industries (SAI) has announced that it has certified the Symphony SA 160 for "doors-off" flight.

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AD: Fokker

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-18 MANUFACTURER: Fokker SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-18 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Fokker Model F27 Mark 050 airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-16 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-16 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 737-600, -700, -700C, -800, and -900 series airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-17 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-17 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 737 airplanes.

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Aero-News: In Search Of A Marketing Whiz

We have a major staff position to fill -- one that has eluded us for quite a while. And, now's the time to get serious about it.

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NTSB Calls On FAA To Act In Runway Safety Concerns

Better Response Seen On Fuel Tank, Icing Issues -- But More Still Needed

While generally praising the FAA for its recent efforts to improve aircraft fuel tank and wing icing safety, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is again pushing the agency for clear solutions and quicker action in response to three serious runway near collisions this year at Boston's Logan Airport, New York's LaGuardia and McCarren International in Las Vegas.

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Deland Pilot Will Fly Again After Settling With FAA

Still Faces Potential Criminal Charges In Skydiver's Death

Aero-News has learned William "Bill" Buchmann, the pilot involved in an airborne collision with skydiver Albert "Gus" Wing that resulted in the latter's death, has settled a dispute with the FAA over his revoked pilot license.

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EASA To Set Rules For European Aviation

EU Creates Its Own FAA

After enduring a harsh summer marked by a spate of fatal aircraft accidents, the European Commission adopted Wednesday a major proposal to extend the reach of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to rulemaking, control of air operations in the field, pilot licensing and qualification, and oversight of foreign airlines operating within the European Union.

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Cessna's Pelton Chosen As 2006 GAMA Chairman

Adam Aircraft And Availl Newest Members Of Organization

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) Board of Directors has selected Cessna Aircraft Chairman, President and CEO Jack Pelton as its Chairman for 2006. Pelton was previously Vice Chairman of the organization, a position that will now be held by Goodrich Systems President John J. Grisik.

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Nothing Amiss Found In Wreckage Of Air France Flight 358

No Defects Noted On Plane That Skidded Off Wet Toronto Runway

A preliminary investigation by the Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has found no unusual issues with the Air France aircraft that skidded off the runway at Toronto's Pearson International Airport on August 2.

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ERAU President George Ebbs Steps Down After Seven Years

'I Want To Leave On A High Note'

Dr. George Ebbs, president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, announced this weekend he will be stepping down after seven years as the university’s top official.

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MKC Gets Its Runway Back

1/19 Gets Improvements -- And There's More To Come

The Kansas City Aviation Department announced Wednesday the reconstruction of the northernmost portion of Runway 1/19 at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) is now complete, and the runway has been reopened.

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Canada Delays Military Aircraft Purchase

Move Made To Avoid Political Fallout

The Canadian government has delayed a $12-billion purchase of military aircraft until after the next election, in order to avoid political backlash for purchasing foreign equipment. The purchase came under fire from Canada's conservatives, who said the government of Prime Minister Paul Martin was rushing the deal.

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Aero-News Lost And Found: Anyone Missing A Sugar Glider?

If You Have To Ask, It's Probably Not Yours...

Passengers onboard an Omni Air charter flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu last week were surprised to find an unexpected stowaway wandering the cabin: a 10-inch long sugar glider, or Petaurus breviceps -- a small member of the possum family.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (11.17.05)

"If you don't have it -- sorry... you can't design it." Source: An anonymous Canadian government official, quoted by the Canadian Press newspaper, on the furor surrounding the government's plan to purchase new military aircraft from countries such as the US and India, instead of homegrown businesses such as Bombardier. The plan -- which the government states is due to the specific types of aircraft needed, most of types Canadian manufacturers don't build -- has been placed on hold pending the next election in order to stem the political backlash to the ruling party.

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Wyoming TFR: 11.17.05 - 11.18.05

NOTAM: 5/0708 Issued: 11/17/2005 01:50 Effective: 11/17/2005 18:00 - 11/18/2005 05:00 State: WY Facility: ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT. Type: HAZARDS Description: 18W RAWLINS

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Virginia TFR: UFN

NOTAM: 5/0693 Issued: 11/16/2005 18:40 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: VA Facility: ZDC - WASHINGTON (ARTCC),DC. Type: HAZARDS Description: 2 S LAKE DRUMMOND VA

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Urgent CASA AD: Boeing

Applicability: All Model 727, 727C, 727-100, 727-100C, 727-200 and 727-200F series aeroplanes.

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AD: British Aero

AD NUMBER: 2005-23-15 MANUFACTURER: British Aero SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-23-15 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all British Aerospace Model BAC 1-11 200 and 400 series airplanes.

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