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April 13, 2006

ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.14.06

Young Eagles Approaching 1.25 Millionth Member

9/11 Families Sue TSA Lawyer Carla Martin

NASA Mulls Over Decision To Test Shuttle Fuel Tank

ADIZ Transcripts Return To FAA S

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ANN Special Feature: Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101 -- 04.14.06

Today... we'll listen to ANN's Tom Turner on what you should consider when buying an aircraft.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 04.14.06

Young Eagles Approaching 1.25 Millionth Member

9/11 Families Sue TSA Lawyer Carla Martin

NASA Mulls Over Decision To Test Shuttle Fuel Tank

ADIZ Transcripts Return To FAA S

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NM TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5406 Issue Date: April 13, 2006 at 16:18 UTC Location: 48 NILES NE OF SANTA FE , New Mexico Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CDC Links Midwest Mumps Outbreak To Two Air Travelers

"Hub-And-Spoke" System May Facilitate Spread Of Illnesses

A mumps outbreak currently sweeping across the Midwest may have been inadvertently spread by two airline passengers traveling on a series of connecting flights, Iowa health officials said Wednesday -- which may signify the potential risk of spreading other diseases, such as bird flu, across the skies.

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Air Force Extends Pennsylvania ANG Flight Ops To 2010

But Guv Wonders If That's Long Enough

The Air Force and the National Guard Bureau have directed the 111th Fighter Wing to extend their mission until 2010 at Naval Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, PA -- a move that, while good news for the personnel at Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell questions whether isn't still a bit shortsighted.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Thursday 04.13.06

AES's Luc de Gaspe Beaubien Talks V-Engines With ANN, Part Two

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 04.13.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 04.13.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- AES's Luc de Gaspe Beaubien Talks V-Engines With ANN, Part II: 04.13.06 (Part One of Jim Campbell's chat with Luc de Gaspe Beaubien of Aircraft Engine Services)

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Falcon 7X Gets Chills In Northern Canada

Completes Cold Weather Testing

Representatives with Dassault Falcon tell ANN that Falcon 7X s/n 02 (F-WTDA) recently completed five days of cold soak trials at Iqaluit and Resolute Bay in northern Canada.

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Sun n Fun -- The Morning After

"Apart From That, Mrs. Lincoln, How Did You Like The Play?"

The show is over, and attendees, exhibitors, and us journos are enroute or arrived at home (or next assignment). I have the usual post-show combination of sunburn, sore feet, and head cold. And an editor is on the line asking for a wrap-up. And my tax accountant is holding on Line 2. And it's going to rain on my freshly waxed car. Holy Schnikeys... am I already missing Sun n Fun?

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Air Force Urges Airmen To Stop And Check The Tires

Battling FOD On The Frontlines

Just as security checkpoints play a vital role in keeping air bases safe, "foreign objects and debris" checkpoints are important to helping win the war against foreign object damage.

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WY TFR: 04.18.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5274 Issue Date: April 12, 2006 at 17:36 UTC Location: Jackson, Wyoming Beginning Date and Time: April 18, 2006 at 2:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 18, 2006 at 15:05 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: 04.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5269 Issue Date: April 12, 2006 at 17:30 UTC Location: Needles, California near NEEDLES VORTAC (EED) Beginning Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 14:30 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Natural gas release Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-8276

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WA TFR: 04.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5316 Issue Date: April 12, 2006 at 21:11 UTC Location: Everett and Redmond, Washington Beginning Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 0:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 20:35 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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AD: BAE Systems

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-22 MANUFACTURER: BAE Systems SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-22 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Model BAe 146 and Model Avro 146-RJ airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-07-21 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-07-21 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 757 airplanes.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-05-20 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-05-20 SUMMARY: This document publishes in the Federal Register an amendment adopting airworthiness directive (AD) 2005-05-20 that was sent previously to all known affected U.S. operators of certain Boeing Model 747-100, 747-100B, 747-100B SUD, 747-200B, 747-200F, 747-300, 747-400, 747-400D, 747SP, 747SR, 767-200, 767-300, 777-200, 777-300, and 777-300ER series airplanes by individual notices.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2006-08-02 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-08-02 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Boeing Model 747-200C and -200F series airplanes.

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Moussaoui Jury Hears Flight 93 Cockpit Tape; Transcript Released

Actual Recording Will Be Kept Private Per Judge's Ruling

"Please, please, please don't hurt me. I don't want to die." This plea -- from an unidentified crewmember aboard United Airlines Flight 93 -- was heard Wednesday afternoon in the court room where the only man ever sentenced in connection with the September 11 terrorist attacks now awaits word on if he will die of natural causes in a jail cell for his crime... or sooner, at the hands of the state.

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Delta Pilots March On Company Headquarters... With Giant Inflatable Rat

Guess What THAT Symbolizes?

More than 300 Delta Air Lines pilots marched near the airline's corporate headquarters in Atlanta Wednesday, even as there appeared to be progress in ongoing talks between the pilots union and company negotiators in New York.

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Cool! Copperstate Fly-In Moves To LATE October

Participants Will Be Able To Fly Their Planes For The Crowd

After having just spent a week covering the annual Sun 'N Fun Fly-In in Florida's sweltering heat -- and with Oshkosh's equally intense summertime heat (or cold... or rain... ya gotta love Wisconsin in July) on the horizon --  ANN staffers all for the idea of a "cooler" kind of airshow. And the organizers of the 34th Annual Copperstate Fly-In are doing something about it.

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Update: Luke AFB F-16 Pilot Treated And Released After Accident

The F-16 Fighting Falcon student pilot whose plane crashed April 11 was treated and released from a local medical center after safely ejecting from the aircraft. Capt. Jason Attaway, assigned to the 62nd Fighter Squadron, was on a two-ship student training mission heading toward an air-to-air training area to perform basic fighter maneuvers when the incident occurred.

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CIT Aerospace International Leases New Aircraft To Indian Airlines

First New Planes "In A Generation"

Representatives with CIT Aerospace International, one of the world’s largest aerospace financing and leasing companies, have announced the delivery of three new Airbus A319 aircraft to Indian Airlines. CIT reports the three aircraft are the first new planes delivered to the state-owned airline in a generation.

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No-Fly Zone Duty Prepared Pilots for OIF Missions

Many U.S. pilots who patrolled the skies of Iraq after the 1991 Persian Gulf War would later put that experience to use during Operation Iraqi Freedom, an F-16 pilot who flew combat missions over Iraq early in the war said Monday.

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Linear Air Touts Lead As First Operational Jet-Taxi Service

Largest Operator Of Luxury Caravans In US; Looks To Add Eclipse 500s Soon

Linear Air -- the first air-taxi service to offer per-seat, on-demand service -- announced Tuesday the achievement of significant milestones in the first quarter of 2006.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (04.13.06): Minimum Fuel

Aero-Tips!

Always know your fuel state -- and use Minimum Fuel Advisory if the situation becomes dire.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.13.06)

Aero-Linx!

Let’s talk B-17s. Some memories in a ten part series by a few of the men that were there.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.13.06): CRM

Aero-Terms!

Cockpit Resource Management originated from a NASA workshop in 1979 that focused on improving air safety by reducing human error.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.13.06)

"Please, please, please don't hurt me. I don't want to die."

Source: An unidentifed crew member aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on Septmeber 11, 2001, heard on the cockpit voice recording played to jurors in the death penalty trial of confessed al-Qaeda conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui Wednesday.

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MD TFR: 04.13.06 - 04.16.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5260 Issue Date: April 12, 2006 at 17:01 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: April 13, 2006 at 17:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 16, 2006 at 17:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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VA TFR: 04.17.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5246 Issue Date: April 12, 2006 at 15:57 UTC Location: Sterling, Virginia near ARMEL VORTAC (AML) Beginning Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 14:45 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 17, 2006 at 16:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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