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July 16, 2006

Plane Down At Hillsboro (OR) Air Show

Pilot Did Not Eject Before Plane Impacted Homes

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 07.16.06 2115 EDT: A vintage fighter plane, believed to be a Hawker Hunter participating in the Hillsboro Air Show near Portland, OR, went down late Sunday afternoon, crashing into three homes and sparking a large fire that forced emergency officials to evacuate a 10-block radius around the crash site.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.17.06

On the tenth anniversary of TWA 800... is the government doing enough to prevent similar accidents?

The Space Shuttle Discovery makes ready for its return to Earth...

And controvers

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ANN Special Feature: Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101 07.17.06

It's the pinnacle of aviation excellence and, whether you intend to fly big iron or not, Tom Turner says in this week's Aero-Craft, an ATP should be your personal challenge in flight ratings.


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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.17.06

On the tenth anniversary of TWA 800... is the government doing enough to prevent similar accidents?

The Space Shuttle Discovery makes ready for its return to Earth...

And controvers

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ANN Exclusive: There's A BRS Chute in D-Jet's Future

During a lavish and ornate public unveiling, Saturday night, of Diamond Aircraft's single-engine Williams FJ33 powered D-Jet GA jet, Diamond CEO Christian Dries confirmed to ANN that they have entered into an agreement to develop a BRS emergency aircraft parachute system for the D-Jet.

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Discovery Undocks From ISS, Prepares For Monday Landing

Engineers Still Eyeing APU Problems

Space Shuttle Discovery ended STS-121’s stay at the International Space Station when it undocked Saturday morning at 6:08 a.m. EDT. Undocking occurred as the two spacecraft flew above the Pacific Ocean north of New Zealand.

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News Crew Becomes Story As Helo Goes Down

Pilot Says Tailrotor Problems Led To Accident

A news crew aiding in the search for a missing person became the story themselves Wednesday, as their helicopter went down in the Wheeler Peak wilderness of northern New Mexico.

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Happy Birthday Boeing!

Aircraft Maker Turns The Big 9-0

Saturday marked a significant event in the history of commercial and military aviation -- the 90th birthday of the Boeing Airplane Company.

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RAF Harrier Down En Route To Air Show

Pilot Ejects 'With Seconds Left'

The pilot of a Royal Air Force Harrier GR9 is being credited with avoiding homes and businesses when his stricken bird went down Thursday afternoon while en route to this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo in Gloucestershire.

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AirVenture Preparations Are In High Gear!

But It Truly Is A Year-Round Production

As you might imagine, preparations are moving at a fast pace for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2006. But have you ever considered everything that's involved to get ready for this year's Big Show? ANN spoke with EAA's Dick Knapinski to get a feel for just what goes into putting on "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration."

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Jet Powered Glider Roars... And Dances

"Silent Wings" Soars

Yeah, I know, the idea of a jet-powered glider sounds like somethin’ right out of the Jetsons. But it’s not.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (07.16.06): Wake Turbulence, Pilot Responsibility

Aero-Tips!

Tower cleared a light, four-seat airplane for takeoff. It crashed, caught in wake turbulence... from a light piston twin.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.16.06)

Aero-Linx!

Find out where to look for some comets.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.16.06): J-UCAS

Aero-Terms!

Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems -- A joint DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency )/Air Force/Navy effort to demonstrate the technical feasibility, military utility and operational value for a networked system of high performance, weaponized unmanned air vehicles.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.16.06)

"Based on what we've seen over the last ten days, the inspections we've done, we've got a great ship. It's ready to come home."

Source: Space Shuttle Discovery pilot Mark Kelly, on the crew's scheduled return from orbit Monday morning.

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IL TFR: 07.21.06 - 07.31.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2650 Issue Date: July 14, 2006 at 13:23 UTC Location: Rantoul National Aviation Center-Frank Elliott Field, Rantoul, Illinois near CHAMPAIGN VORTAC (CMI) Beginning Date and Time: July 21, 2006 at 12:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 31, 2006 at 1:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The World Freefall Convention Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Champaign (CMI) Air Traffic Control Tower, 217-355-4046

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IL TFR: 07.21.06 - 07.23.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2682 Issue Date: July 14, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Location: Greater Peoria Regional Airport, Peoria, Illinois near PEORIA VORTAC (PIA) Beginning Date and Time: July 21, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 23, 2006 at 23:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The Prairie Air Show-River City Air Expo Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Peoria (PIA) Air Traffic Control Tower, 309-697-0671

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SD TFR: 07.20.06 - 07.23.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2685 Issue Date: July 14, 2006 at 19:18 UTC Location: Sioux FAlls/Joe Foss Field Airport, Sioux Falls, South Dakota near SIOUX FALLS VORTAC (FSD) Beginning Date and Time: July 20, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 23, 2006 at 21:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The South Dakota Air National Guard 60th Anniversary Air Show Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Sioux Falls (FSD) Air Traffic Control Tower, 605-988-5971

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ND TFR: 07.20.06 - 07.22.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/2681 Issue Date: July 14, 2006 at 18:58 UTC Location: Grand Forks AFB, Grand Forks, North Dakota near GRAND FORKS VOR/DME (GFK) Beginning Date and Time: July 20, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 22, 2006 at 21:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The 2006 Thunder Over the Red River Air Show Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Grand Forks AFB (RDR) Air Traffic Control Tower, 701-747-3808

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