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January 24, 2007

Aero-News Alert: Symphony Aircraft Out Of Business

Second Announced Bankruptcy In 48 Hours Closes Down Production

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 01.24.07 1330 EST: Aero-News has learned Symphony Aircraft Industries (SAI), entered bankruptcy on January 22... closing the chapter indefinitely on production of the high-wing, two-seat aircraft.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 01.24.07

Cirrus Design's Bill Stone

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.24.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.24.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Cirrus Design's Bill Stone: 01.24.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Bill Stone of Cirrus Design.)

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Tiger Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The Martinsburg, WV Airplane Builder Finally Folds

Tiger Aircraft filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on January 16 in a US bankruptcy court.

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Civilian Helicopter Down In Baghdad

Security Company Aircraft Possibly Flying Convoy Escort

US Military forces are investigating the crash of a helicopter, described by the Associated Press as a small surveillance helicopter, believed to be a version of the Hughes Defender, in a dangerous Sunni neighborhood of Baghdad Tuesday.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.24.07

NTSB wants new training requirements for anyone flying a Citation into ice...
The search continues for an Adam Air 737...
...and Brazil is expected to prosecute Lepore and Paladino.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 01.24.07

NTSB wants new training requirements for anyone flying a Citation into ice...
The search continues for an Adam Air 737...
...and Brazil is expected to prosecute Lepore and Paladino.

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ANN Special Feature: Bill Stone, Cirrus Design 01.24.07

Today, Jim Campbell talks with Bill Stone of Cirrus Design about a new personal safety checklist, integrated into the Cirrus Avidyne panel, and available to all pilots via download.

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Despite Reports, Boeing Says 787 Still On-Track

Analyst's Report Cast Doubt On May 2008 Timeframe

One day after seeing the its stock devalued on a report of imminent delays to its upcoming 787 Dreamliner program, Boeing went on the offensive Tuesday. Acknowledging at least some of the reports are correct, the American planemaker reaffirmed its pledge the Dreamliner will deliver on-time.

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Kazakhstan Buys R44 Police Helicopter

Will Support Astana Police

Marking the first time the Republic of Kazakhstan acquired a foreign-manufactured helicopter for law enforcement use, the Internal Affairs Ministry deployed on December 14, 2006 a new Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter to support its police force in the capital city of Astana. 

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New NTSB Recommendations Focus On RJ Crew Training, Procedures

The Fallout From A 2004 Pinnacle Airlines Crash Continues...

The NTSB has issued a list of safety recommendations to the FAA in response to a 2004 Pinnacle Airlines crash in which the two pilots aboard died.

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The Aero-Dozen: Best Gadgets And Programs Of 2006, Part Three

ANN's Top 10 (OK, 12) Products/Programs Of 2006

When it comes to the people, planes and products of the aviation business, ANN firmly believes there is no such thing as an embarrassment of riches. 2006 saw a spate of new programs and 'gadgets' designed to separate a pilot from his flying dollar... fortunately, the vast majority of them are quite worthy of foregoing the occasional $200 hamburger or two.

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How Effective Are Simulators For Flight Training?

Report Published By Dublin-Based Research Firm

Dublin-based Research and Markets, a company specializing in global market research for key industries, top companies and new products, has released a report detailing the efficacy of simulator technology for use in flight training.

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Airbus Racks Up 30 More Orders From Spirit

Airline To Get A319s Starting In 2009

Spirit Airlines has finalized a deal inked in late 2006 for 30 A319s, bringing its total Airbus order to 44 (37 A319s and seven A321s).

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AirCell Names Robin Salem As Senior VP For Business Development

Aero-News learned this week airborne telecommunications developer AirCell has named Robin Salem its new Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development.

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Aero-Legend Bob Hoover Turns 85!

ANN is pleased to celebrate the 85th birthday of Robert A. "Bob" Hoover... a dear friend to all of aviation and a true legend to all those who love to fly. Born January 24th, 1922, Hoover remains an extremely active and passionate believer in aviation and is currently involved in a number of exciting aviation enterprises that utilize his extensive experience in the aviation and aerospace world.

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DOT Secretary Peters Links User Fees To ATC Modernization In Aero-Club Speech

Says Upcoming FAA Reauthorization "One Chance To Get It Right"

Below is the unedited text of a speech given by Transportation Secretary Mary Peters Tuesday, before the Aero-Club of Washington.

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GAMA Disputes Peters' Link Between User Fees, Modernization

Responds To Aero-Club Speech

Representatives at the General Aviation Manufacturer's Association (GAMA) tell ANN that in a speech Tuesday given before the Aero Club of Washington, Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters stressed how vital aviation is to our economy... and how all Americans benefit from a healthy air transportation system.

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NTSB: Feb 2005 Circuit City Citation Crash Causes Determined

Says Crew And Poor FAA Icing Certification Standards To Blame

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Tuesday, January 23, the cause of a February 2005 crash of a Cessna Citation owned by Circuit City Stores, Inc.

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Report: Northwest-Delta In 'Detailed' Merger Talks

While US Airways Hostile Bid Seems To Lose Steam

Creditors at bankrupt Delta Air Lines, still fearful of a US Airways hostile takeover bid, have reportedly turned up the heat on a proposed Delta-Northwest merger, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Final: ANN Names the 2006 Plane Of The Year--S-LSA Category

The third of our five categorical choices (covering GA Piston Single, GA Piston Twin, SA Experimental Kit, E-LSA Kit, and S-LSA Ready To Fly) for the "Best of Breed" of 2006... a heckuva good year for aviation, is...  Flight Design CT

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Biplanes May Be Even Older Than You Think

Fossils Suggest Dinosaur First To Employ Concept

Who -- or what -- invented the biplane? Don't answer just yet... as it turns out, some feathered, tree-dwelling dinosaurs may have been the first to employ two sets of wings, way before the Wright Brothers took a stab at the idea.

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Cold Weather Testing Of Synthetic Jet-A Underway

'BUFF' Braves Sub-Zero Temps To Evaluate Alternative Fuel

A B-52 Stratofortess powered by a mix of synthetic fuel arrived at Minot AFB, ND on January 17 for cold-weather testing.

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Gone West: Hayden 'Buck' Gregory

WWII Ace Passes Away On His 92nd Birthday

An ANN News-Spy alerted us Tuesday to the passing of another member of the "Greatest Generation." People like Hayden "Buck" Gregory were the reason those who fought in World War II -- or served their country in other capacities -- earned that title.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (01.24.07)

Aero-Linx!

Founded in 1928, the Early Birds of Aviation was an organization of pilots that had soloed an aircraft prior to December 17, 1916. The last member, George Debaun Grundy, Jr. passed away at age 99 on May 19, 1998.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (01.24.07): GNE

Aero-Terms!

Gross Navigation Error is used in the flight levels over the North Atlantic, when a lateral error of more than 25nm from the centerline of the aircraft’s route is made or more than 300 foot deviation in assigned flight level.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (01.24.07)

"This accident underscores the importance of flight crews carefully monitoring and cross checking flight instruments during approach. We would also like to see more progress from the Federal Aviation Administration on major icing recommendations we issued a decade ago."

Source: NTSB Chairman Mark V. Rosenker, in a Probable Cause report issued Tuesday on the February 2005 crash of a Cessna Citation owned by Circuit City Stores, Inc.

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MO TFR: 01.25.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1554 Issue Date: January 23, 2007 at 1904 UTC Location: Kansas City, Missouri Beginning Date and Time: January 25, 2007 at 1620 UTC Ending Date and Time: January 25, 2007 at 1950 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): 7/1548: due to correction of city name.

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