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November 20, 2006

CA TFR: 11.21.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6607 Issue Date: November 20, 2006 at 19:32 UTC Location: Beale Air Force Base, California Beginning Date and Time: November 21, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 21, 2006 at 22:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Northern California TRACON (NCT) TRACON, 916-366-4080

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MD TFR: 11.22.06 - 11.25.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6601 Issue Date: November 20, 2006 at 18:36 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: November 22, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 25, 2006 at 18:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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Great Lakes Int'l Aviation Conference Moves To New Digs

Event To Be Held In Novi, MI February 2-3, 2007

Representatives on the planning committee for the Great Lakes International Aviation Conference told ANN this weekend the event is expanding for 2007, and moving to Michigan's newest convention center, the Rock Financial Showplace.

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NTSB Releases Final Report On 2004 Gulfstream Accident

Crew Failed To Check Instruments, Follow Approach Procedures

The National Transportation Safety Board released its final report Monday on the 2004 crash of a corporate jet in Houston, TX that killed three crewmembers.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 11.20.06

Aero-Craft 101: Picking A Flight Instructor

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.20.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.20.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Aero-Craft 101: 11.20.06 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Tom Turner's tips for selecting the right flight instructor for you.)

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Boeing Delta II Delivers GPS Satellite To Orbit

Second Launch In Less Than Two Months

Chalk up another successful launch for Boeing's Delta II launch vehicle -- as one of the boosters successfully delivered to orbit a replenishment Block IIR Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite for the US Air Force Friday.

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GE Rolls-Royce Team Completes Design Review For JSF Engine

F136 Powerplant Can Power All Three F-35 Variants

The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team recently conducted a successful Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for the F136 engine being developed for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

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German Paper: Police Foil Bomb Plot Against El Al

But Five Of Six Suspects Since Released

The German newspaper Die Welt reports police in that country have foiled a bomb plot targeting Israel's El Al airline.

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Four FA's Injured When Air Canada Flight Hits Rough Skies

Second Turbulence Incident In Region Sunday

If you think flight attendants have an easy job, consider this... they're often standing when a plane hits unexpected turbulence, instead of being safely buckled into a seat.

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TAM Brazilian Airlines Takes Delivery Of First CFM56-5B-Powered A320

Representatives with engine manufacturer CFM International tell ANN that TAM Brazilian Airlines has taken delivery of its first CFM56-5B-powered Airbus A320 family aircraft.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.20.06

A summer hailstorm continues to cause problems for Columbia Aircraft...
A storied GA manufacturer is on its last legs in West Virginia...
...and Delta Air Lines creditors take a long look at

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.20.06

A summer hailstorm continues to cause problems for Columbia Aircraft...
A storied GA manufacturer is on its last legs in West Virginia...
...and Delta Air Lines creditors take a long look at

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ANN Special Feature: Tom Turner's Aero-Craft, Picking an Instructor 11.20.06

Today, CFI Tom Turner has some advice for choosing the right flight instructor.

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Global Hawk To Fly First Mission Over US Soil

And Yes, There's A TFR

True or false: the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle has never flown a mission over US soil. For the moment, the answer is "true"... but that's likely to change by the end of the day Monday, when the first Global Hawk is scheduled to land at Beale Air Force Base outside Sacramento, CA.

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It Ain't Over Yet Between PHI, Pilots

Union Says Company Violated Railway Act

Reports of a cooling in tensions over an ongoing pilots strike at helicopter operator PHI may have been premature... as the pilots union Thursday accused the company of not responding to its unconditional offer to return to work soon enough.

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Crowds Force Israel To Call Off Air Strike

May Result In No More Warnings

There's yet another wrinkle in the continuing tensions in the Mideast... as hundreds of Palestinians crowded around the homes of two suspected militants Sunday. Those human shields forced Israel to call off planned air strikes to go after the militants.

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Chambliss Wins Red Bull World Series At Perth

Benenyei Takes First In Race

In one of this year's most dramatic results, American pilot Kirby Chambliss won the Red Bull Air Race World Series on Sunday despite a third place finish at Perth.

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On CA Zodiac Accident

Witnesses Say Plane Was Having Engine Trouble

Below is the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on the November 4 inflight breakup of an AMD CH601XL Zodiac light sport aircraft in Northern California.

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Klyde Morris (11.20.06)

Klyde Paints A Grim Picture For Returning Airline Workers...

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FAA Unveils New 'Ceiling and Visibility' Tool

New ADDS Tool For HEMS Operations

While still experimental in nature, the FAA has published guidance material (Notice N 8000.33) allowing principal operations inspectors (POIs) to approve the use, by Part 135 certificate holders conducting helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) operations, of a new Aviation Digital Data System (ADDS) experimental HEMS ceiling and visibility weather product.

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NBAA Welcomes Ashleigh de la Torre As Legislative Affairs Director

Former Washington Staffer, Aviation Lobbyist Comes From ACI-NA

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced last week that veteran Capitol Hill staffer and aviation lobbyist Ashleigh de la Torre will join the Association's staff on December 4 as director, legislative affairs.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.20.06): Preflighting The Engine

Aero-Tips!

I've owned two airplanes -- a Cessna 120 (for about seven years) and co-ownership of a Beech Sierra (for six weeks -- a story for another day). Obviously there were many differences between the two. One difference was the ability to preflight the engine.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.20.06)

Aero-Linx! Aircraft carriers are mobile airports carrying our troops and equipment to where they are needed. We’ve seen the movies but how do things really work on an aircraft carrier for the aviators?

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.20.06): Wright Brothers

Aero-Terms!

On 17 December 1903 Orville Wright made the first controlled powered flight. He flew a distance of 120 feet, lasting 12 seconds.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.20.06)

"If PHI continues to break the law by not taking the pilots back in order of seniority for open positions and has temporary replacements continue to work or supervisory personnel continue to work in their jobs while pilots are on the outside, the union will file a lawsuit and we'll also go for a restraining order."

Source: John Turchiano, spokesman for the Office of Professional Employees International Union, on accusations that PHI has not responding to the union's unconditional offer to return to work soon enough.

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CA TFR: 11.20.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6504 Issue Date: November 17, 2006 at 20:50 UTC Type: Security

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CA TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6548  Issue Date: November 19, 2006 at 19:16 UTC Type: Hazards

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