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August 19, 2006

PA TFR: 08.26.06 - 08.27.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6890 Issue Date: August 17, 2006 at 19:05 UTC Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania near LANCASTER VORTAC (LRP) Beginning Date and Time: August 26, 2006 at 16:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 27, 2006 at 21:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aircraft and military parachute demonstrations Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Lancaster (LNS) Air Traffic Control Tower, 717-569-0004

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PA TFR: 08.25.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6889 Issue Date: August 17, 2006 at 18:56 UTC Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania near LANCASTER VORTAC (LRP) Beginning Date and Time: August 25, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 25, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aircraft and military parachute demonstrations Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Lancaster (LNS) Air Traffic Control Tower, 717-569-0004

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Ryanair CEO Threatens Lawsuit Over Security Restrictions

Lawyers Question Validity Of Case

Is it a valid complaint... or merely "saber-rattling?" That's the question presented by a threatened lawsuit by Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary against the British government, over the high cost of increased security for the low-cost carrier.

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FAA Gives OK For Larger Aircraft At WA Airport

Pullman-Moscow Will Soon See 737s, Q-400s

A three-year effort by officials at southeast Washington state's Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (KPUW) has paid off, with the Federal Aviation Administration giving its OK for larger planes to operate from the airport.

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DARPA Approves Groen Brothers' High Speed VTOL Concept

Project Moves To Phase One Of Development

Groen Brothers Aviation, Inc. told Aero-News this week the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has passed GBA's submission for the third Milestone of its contract to design a proof of concept high speed, long range, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

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Synergy Air Offers Fiberglass Construction Seminar

And No, You DON'T Have To Be An RV-Owner To Attend

Aero-News has learned of an upcoming seminar aimed at improving homebuilders' knowledge and expertise in fiberglass building techniques.

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Global Hawk Flies High During RIMPAC Exercise

During the multi-national Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the RQ-4 Global Hawk Maritime Demonstration system flew four successful maritime surveillance missions to demonstrate the system's capabilities from identifying targets in a coastal, or littoral, environment to wide area maritime search, tracking and identification.

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Monarch Airlines Orders Six 787s, Options For Four

Sign Up Another Dreamliner Customer For Boeing

Boeing and the United Kingdom's Monarch Airlines announced Friday the airline has ordered six Boeing 787-8s with purchase rights for another four. The order is worth $916 million at list prices.

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Cessna Names Mark Paolucci To Head Customer Support

Will Succeed Retiring SVP Ron Chapman

Cessna Aircraft Company told ANN Friday it has named Mark Paolucci, currently vice president of Citation Sales, to replace retiring Senior Vice President Ron Chapman as head of the company's highly rated customer service organization. Paolucci will also assume Chapman's position on Cessna's Senior Leadership Team.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.19.06): Teaching Risk Management

Aero-Tips!

Whether you're a student or an instructor, take active steps to improve risk management and decision-making.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.19.06)

Aero-Linx!

The sister site to Girls with Wings, Generate LIFT (Lead. Inspire. Fund. Train.) is designed to encourage young people to achieve their aspirations.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.19.06): NOE

Aero-Terms!

Nap of the Earth Flight -- Flight with a goal to remain close to the earth, usually below the height of surrounding trees and less than 100 ft above the terrain.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.19.06)

"Public threats of 'do this or we'll sue' are often about applying pressure on the party being threatened rather than actual legal merit, and this looks like a classic case of that."

Source: An unidentified attorney, interviewed by the London Times regarding a lawsuit against the British government threatened by Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary. O'Leary maintains that unless the security restrictions in place at British airports since August 10 are lessened within the next seven days, the airline can sue to reclaim lost earnings over that period.

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OH TFR: 08.24.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/6955 Issue Date: August 18, 2006 at 14:48 UTC Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Beginning Date and Time: August 24, 2006 at 19:20 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 24, 2006 at 23:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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