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May 28, 2006

ANN Free Classifieds Featured Ad: For Sale: Aero Commander 500

For Sale: Aero Commander 500 Series

1955 Model 560 6406 TT 1005 SMOH both. Annual due 02/07. All AD's complied with. Exc comprsn all cyl. Old Collins radios (2 comm, 2 Nav) 1 glideslope, transponder. ADF? Info & pics: http://firsttraderegistry.com/forsale/5_06/aero_commander/index.htm Exterior Quality: 6, Interior Quality: 4 Used, will sell for $49,000.00 (or best offer)

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ANN Special Feature: EAA's Tom Poberezny on AirVenture 2006 05.29.06

It's just eight weeks away... AirVenture 2006... and already... EAA President Tom Poberezny says Oshkosh, Wisconsin is starting to gear up. Tom tells ANN's Jim Campbell... volunteers for the bigges

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.29.06

Aviation to the rescue in Indonesia...

The feds field a smaller tanker fleet for this firefighting season...

And Commander Kane goes free.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.29.06

Aviation to the rescue in Indonesia...

The feds field a smaller tanker fleet for this firefighting season...

And Commander Kane goes free...

...and more.

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Somerset Airport Issues Plea For Help

Embattled Airport Boss, Dan Walker, Issues An "S.O.A." (Save Our Airport!)

Somerset Airport (SMQ) has been a family owned and operated public use airport since 1946, currently offering a full range of quality aircraft services as well as a flight school, an on-demand charter operation, and a maintenance facility. They hope to keep doing so, but litigation by local land-owners with a seemingly misplaced (if not arrogant) sense of entitlement makes that a question yet to be resolved. Somerset's Dan Walker explains why...

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Red Bull Pilots Set New Records At Berlin Air Race

Over 600,000 people packed Berlin's historic Tempelhof Airport, Saturday 27 May, to watch American Kirby Chambliss win the third leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Series with a total time of 02:53.70. This was the second win for Chambliss who won the season's first race in Abu Dhabi. 

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Cobra Downed In Iraq

A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1 Cobra helicopter from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing crashed Saturday in Iraq's Anbar province with two Marines on board during a maintenance test flight, U.S. military officials said.

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Launch Of Weather-Tracking Satellite Successful

The 45th Space Wing supported the successful launch of the NASA GOES-N, a weather satellite launched on a Delta IV booster May 24 from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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ISS Astro's Ready For Spacewalk

ISS Report #26, 1 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 26, 2006

The residents of the International Space Station turned their attention to spacewalk preparations this week as they gear up for a six-hour excursion outside the complex June 1. During the spacewalk, the crew will repair and retrieve U.S. and Russian hardware.

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Alteon Orders Three More Boeing 787 Training Suites

Expanding To Meet Market Demand

Due to the success of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in the marketplace, Alteon Training has ordered an additional three Boeing 787 training suites including full-flight and flat panel simulators and desktop simulation systems, which will be placed in training centers around the world.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (05.28.06): Picking Up An IFR Clearance Inflight

Aero-Tips!

Departing VFR to pick up an IFR clearance in the air is an expedient that works well in good VFR weather. Resist time pressure to use this technique, however, in areas of IFR weather or rising, obscured terrain.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.28.06)

Aero-Linx!

A cross between Carl Sagan and Madonna... I know I have your attention.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.28.06): FITS

Aero-Terms!

FAA/Industry Training Standards -- a partnership between FAA, Industry, and Academia designed to enhance general aviation safety.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (05.28.06)

"I sorted out the problems I had in Barcelona. I'm very happy but it was a really close race!" Source: Kirby Chambliss, after over 600,000 people packed Berlin's historic Tempelhof Airport, Saturday 27 May, to watch the American win the third leg of the Red Bull Air Race World Series with a total time of 02:53.70. This was the second win for Chambliss who won the season's first race in Abu Dhabi. New Air Race records were also set with Chambliss reaching a top speed of 513 kph (319 mph) and Hungarian pilot Besenyei achieving a record 13.8G in his new Edge 540. 

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-12 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-12 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Boeing Model 767 airplanes.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-09 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-09 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-13 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-13 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 777-200 and -300 series airplanes.

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-10 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-10 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Empresa Brasileira deAeronautica S.A. (EMBRAER) Model EMB-120, -120ER, -120FC, -120QC, and -120RT airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-11 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-11 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Boeing Model 757 series airplanes.

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