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November 21, 2005

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.22.05

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All's Well In Portland G-V Incident

Will Attempt Emergency Landing After Troubleshooting, Burning Fuel

A Gulfstream V owned by Nike Inc. that experienced landing gear problems shortly after takeoff from Portland's Hillsboro (OR) Airport landed safely -- on all its wheels -- after a three hour ordeal that was covered extensively by cable news services.

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Two Dead In AZ Legend Accident

Pilot, Passenger Were Returning From Airshow

Aero-News regrets to report two men returning from a performance in a weekend airshow at La Cholla Airpark (57AZ) in Tucson, AZ were killed when their Legend turboprop kitplane went down after takeoff Saturday.

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Second Air Show Cancellation Announcement In Two Days

First Florida... Now Ontario

London International AirFest officials have posted on their website the cancellation of that organization's show next year in London, Ontario, Canada. It is the second cancellation of the show in two years.

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NASA Honors Veteran Astronaut Richard Gordon

Receives Ambassador Of Exploration Award

NASA honored veteran astronaut Richard Gordon, Jr., this weekend as an Ambassador of Exploration during a ceremony at The Museum of Flight in Seattle. Gordon was one of the three astronauts on Apollo 12, the second lunar landing mission.

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Missouri TFR: UFN

NOTAM: 5/0823 Issued: 11/21/2005 15:00 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: MO Facility: ZKC - KANSAS CITY (ARTCC),MO. Type: HAZARDS Description: ST CHARLES, MISSOURI

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Big Days For Boeing At Dubai Air Show

Emirates Orders 42 777s, Options For 20 More

Boeing and Emirates have announced a firm order for 42 Boeing 777s, with purchase rights for 20 additional airplanes. The deal was announced at the Dubai Air Show this weekend, and is valued at $9.7 billion at list prices.

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Was Gus McLeod's Record Flight Sabotaged?

Pilot Maintains Solvents Found In Gas Tank

The planned around-the-world flight of Gus McLeod was placed on indefinite hold last week, as a substance believed to be lacquer thinner was found in the fuel of his Velocity aircraft... an incident, McLeod believes, that points to sabotage.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 11.21.05

ANN Mourns Passing Of 'A Quiet Legend In Aviation'

Richard E. Lawyer, 73, passed away on November 12, 2005 -- the day after Veteran's Day. Aero-News wishes to recognize Dick Lawyer's contributions to the world of aviation, in today's ANN Special Report.

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One Dead In Helicopter Accident After NASCAR Race

Spectators Witness Copters Go Down

One pilot was killed Sunday night when his Aerospatiale AS350B helicopter apparently struck another while landing at Homestead-Miami Speedway outside Miami, as fans who had just watched a NASCAR race looked on.

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Gone West: Dick Lawyer, 1932-2005

Air Force & Civil Test Pilot; Astronaut Selectee

Richard E. Lawyer, 73, passed away on November 12, 2005, the day after Veteran's Day. Dick Lawyer was born November 8, 1932 in Los Angeles and served his country as a test pilot, as a designated astronaut who never flew in space due to circumstances beyond his control, and as a senior officer in the Air Force.

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The Governator Visits Robinson Helicopter

"I'm Amazed At The Kind Of Work That You Do Here..."

The Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, visited Robinson Helicopter Company on one of the last days of his campaign tour.

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Hawkins & Powers Aviation Undergoing Liquidation

More Than 60 Vintage and Firefighting Aircraft On The Block 

Great American Group has begun conducting a complete liquidation of one of the nation's oldest and leading aerial firefighting and vintage aircraft operators.

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Klyde Morris 11.21.05

Klyde Sides With UPS Pilots

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Avidyne's Dan Schwinn: 'The Federated Cockpit Is Becoming An Integrated Cockpit'

Interview With Dan Schwinn Of Avidyne, Part V of VI

In July of this year, we sat down in a conference room at Avidyne's Bedford, MA headquarters with Avidyne's President, Dan Schwinn. In a wide-ranging interview we discussed Avidyne's products, some of its future plans and possibilities, and a bit of the future of GA in general.

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Scenes From 'Aviation Nation 2005'

When Uncle Sam's Air Force throws a shindig, it is usually a thing of great beauty... as well-evidence by these USAF pix from the recently concluded 2005 Aviation Nation festivities at Nellis AFB.

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What Does Air France Know That You Don't Know? [Caution: Offensive Language]

Air France Lawyers Holding Domain Name, AirFranceSucks.Com

Exercise for the reader: go to the domain, www.airfrancesucks.com. You get a notice, in French and English, from "Meyer and Partners, Intellectual Property Lawyers," that they have reserved the page on behalf of a client.

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Aero-News Returns To Orlando For I/ITSEC

Latest In Sim Tech To Be On Display

From November 28 through December 1, a virtual world will exist at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL as more than 450 exhibitors flood the exhibition hall with groundbreaking technology during the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference -- and ANN will be there to bring you the highlights.

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Air Force Offers Annual Bonuses For Pilots Who Stay In

$25k For Pilots Who Stay Past Nine Years; Benefit For Air Battle Managers Too

The US Air Force doesn't have a shortage of pilots, and it doesn't want one either. For that reason it has Aviator Continuation Pay, which is a little kiss from the eagle that goes into a pilot's paycheck if he or she keeps flying after working off their undergraduate pilot training commitment.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (11.21.05)

“I'm amazed at the kind of work that you do here. Each one of the stations that you just took me to, the detailed work that you have to do, and the kind of responsibility that you have to make sure that… those things fly. It's really amazing when you think about it.”

Source: The Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, during a visit to Robinson Helicopter Company on one of the last days of his campaign tour. RHC was chosen to host the Governor based on the leadership role the company holds in aviation and the positive effects it has on the aerospace industry in California.

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Arizona TFR: UFN

NOTAM: 5/0816 Issued: 11/20/2005 19:50 Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice State: AZ Facility: ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM. Type: HAZARDS Description: PAYSONAZ.

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