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September 12, 2006

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.13.06

Comair says the crew aboard Flight 5191 had outdated charts.

They're staying ahead of schedule onboard Atlantis...

And New York finally passes a measure requiring all prospecti

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 09.13.06

Comair says the crew aboard Flight 5191 had outdated charts.

They're staying ahead of schedule onboard Atlantis...

And New York finally passes a measure requiring all prospective pi

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ANN Special Feature: CBS News Radio Correspondent Peter King on STS-115 09.13.06

Now that Atlantis is finally is space... everything else seems to be going remarkably well. That includes Tuesday's epic spacewalk at the International Space Station... where two astronauts began t

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Boeing, Atlas Air Announce Order for 12 747-8 Frieghters

Still Awaiting Orders For Passenger Variant

With an order that should bring the upcoming 747-8 program near the break-even point, Boeing and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced Tuesday the carrier has ordered 12 747-8 Freighters, making Atlas the North American launch customer for the airplane.

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WA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9670 Issue Date: September 11, 2006 at 19:53 UTC Location: Cle Elum, Washington near ELLENSBURG VORTAC (ELN) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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CA TFR: 09.15.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9778 Issue Date: September 12, 2006 at 15:57 UTC Location: Redwood, California Beginning Date and Time: September 15, 2006 at 20:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 15, 2006 at 23:55 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: 09.15.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9769 Issue Date: September 12, 2006 at 15:35 UTC Location: Los Angeles, California Beginning Date and Time: September 15, 2006 at 1:05 UTC Ending Date and Time: September 15, 2006 at 20:25 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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DARPA Swats Down Boeing's Dragonfly UAV

Second Prototype Lost In April Accident

A lack of low-speed stability and control authority -- that manifested itself in the loss of two flying prototypes -- was enough to convince the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to axe Boeing's Dragonfly X-50A unmanned aerial vehicle project recently.

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New York Requires Background Check On New Pilots

Gov. Pataki Calls It 'Tribute' To 9/11 Victims

Aspiring aviators in New York state now have another impediment, besides money, to overcome before beginning flight training. Gov. George Pataki signed a law that will require student pilots to undergo criminal background security checks.  

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Pilot Recovers Plane After Engine Loss, Bailout

And We Do Mean 'Engine Loss'...

What started as an afternoon jaunt over the beach turned into an ordeal -- but one heck of a story to tell -- for pilot Floyd Brown.

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Comair: Lexington Crew Had Outdated Chart

Airline Alerts Pilots To Double-Check Procedures

The pilots aboard Comair Flight 5191 had an outdated chart for Blue Grass Airport as they attempted to takeoff from the wrong runway August 27, according to an internal airline memo.

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Plane Loses Engine on Sight-Seeing Flight

This Is A Happy Story, Really

A sight-seeing flight in Montreal, Quebec turned into an amazing sight to behold as a Cessna 172 made a successful landing on a major city thoroughfare to the delighted amazement of hundreds of park visitors enjoying their Sunday afternoon.  

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RFP: ANN Looking For Permanent HQ

ANN is looking for a new home... a permanent one. We're currently inviting proposals for a permanent airport office facility to serve as home base for the Aero-News Network, Inc., the Aviation World's Real-Time News and Information Service.

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Russian Bank Invests In Airbus Parent Company

Boeing May Benefit Indirectly From The Purchase

A Russian bank, VneshTorgBank (VTB), and 100% owned by the Russian government, has just spent around a billion dollars to acquire almost 5% of the European Aeronautic Defense & Space Corporation (EADS).

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AD: Bell

AD NUMBER: 2006-19-05 MANUFACTURER: Bell SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-19-05 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified restricted category type-certificated helicopters.

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Could UAVs Be In National Airspace Soon?

US Army Colonel Says They Should Be Now

The Army's unmanned aerial vehicles are doing just fine operating in the shared airspace over the Middle East... so why slow down efforts to integrate them into the national airspace here at home?

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NORAD Commander Says Agency Fought To Adapt On 9/11

Nuclear Deterrent Suddenly Had To Fight New Enemy

The events of September 11, 2001 represented a fundamental shift in America's approach to defending against its enemies... because the enemies themselves had changed.

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Erik Lindbergh's iFly Gets Off The Ground

Columbia "Pilot Club" Launches At Six SoCal Airports

Erik Lindbergh, grandson of famed aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, is no stranger to the Columbia line of airplanes -- after all, it was a Columbia 300 Lindbergh used to retrace his grandfather's historic flights in 2002.

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EU, US Continue To Haggle Over Data Sharing

Legal Protections At Risk If Deal Not Reached

A policy implemented in the aftermath of 9/11 that calls on European airlines to share information on passengers flying into the US may be in jeopardy, unless an agreement is reached between the two sides by the end of this month.

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Airbus Looks At 'Hijack-Proof' Airliner

New Type Of Plane For A New, Lamentable Era

With remembrance and reflection on the events of September 11 a major focus this week, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising one airplane manufacturer is exploring ways to insure one of its planes is never used in a terror attack.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 09.12.06

The State Of Sport Aviation At Lee Bottom, IN

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 09.12.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.12.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Sport Aviation At Lee Bottom Field: 09.12.06 (ANN Special Feature, with Lee Bottom Field owner Rich Davidson.)

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Bell Training Academy Graduates Its 100,000th Student

FAA Inspector Taking Recurrent Training At School Honored

If you heard the sounds of "Pomp and Circumstance" wafting through the air this week in Fort Worth, TX -- and thought it odd to hear that music in September -- rest assured all is well.

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Life Flight Air Ambulance Celebrates Important Milestone

1,000 Persons Flown Since February 2005

Representatives with New Zealand's Life Flight Trust told ANN the Auckland-based air ambulance service reached an important milestone recently. Over 1,000 people have flown with the service since it started in February last year -- 579 patients and 480 family/support people.

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Frasca Jet Trainers Receive JAA Qualification

Aero-News learned Monday two Frasca customers recently received European Joint Aviation Authority (JAA) qualification for their flight training devices.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (09.12.06): Fly What You're Flying

Aero-Tips!

Employ the lessons you learn flying other types of aircraft, but fly the airplane you're in, the way it needs to be flown.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (09.12.06)

Aero-Linx!

The Concorde has many fans and there are many websites out there, here are a couple that caught my fancy.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (09.12.06): REIL

Aero-Terms!

Runway End Identifier Lights -- Two strobe lights located at the approach end of each runway.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.12.06)

"[The Army] goes 24/7, 365 days a year [and] intermingles armed aircraft, medivacs, commercial aircraft, FedEx, and 20-30 UAVs everyday, all day. It has never had a UAV accident. It has had some close calls."

Source: Colonel Don Hazelwood, head of the US Army’s unmanned air system acquisition program office, speaking at last month's AUVSI Conference in Orlando on the Army's successful track record with the deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles in such busy theaters of operation as Iraq.

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