NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0124
Issue Date: March 28, 2008 at 1203 UTC
Location: NAS Meridian, Meridian, Mississippi near KEWANEE VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: March 27, 2008 at 1400 UTC
Ending Date and Time: March 30, 2008 at 2230 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue
Angels and other high performance teams
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Memphis (ZME) Center, 901-368-8103
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.28.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.28.08
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature: The Vision Behind XOJET --
03.28.08 (ANN Special Feature, with company President and
CEO Paul Touw.)
AirTanker, the EADS-led consortium, announced Friday it signed a
27-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defense for the provision
of air transport and air refueling capability to the Royal Air
Force. The AirTanker consortium has also completed its financing
for the program, raising approximately 2.5 billion pounds (EUR3.2
billion) for investment in the fleet, a new state-of-the-art
operational base and associated infrastructure.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) stressed this week
general aviation remains a priority of the regulatory body... and
to that end, EASA will present and discuss new proposals with the
Sport Aviation community during a dedicated workshop at the
AeroExpo in Prague on April 25.
25-Plane Deal Spurs Spinoff Company To Advertise, Build
It's official -- there's a new player in the increasingly
crowded regional jet game. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries officially
launched the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) Friday, with a 25-plane
order (10 firm, 15 options) from Japan's All Nippon Airlines.
Carrier Garners $31.7 Million Net Profit, After 2006 Loss
Israel's national airline, El Al, the national airline of
Israel, continues its profit trend, as revenue rose by 16% in 2007
when compared with 2006, totaling approximately $1.93 billion --
the highest revenue in the 60 years that El Al has been in
Hamilton Sundstrand has reason to celebrate the recent
successful completion of STS-123. The space suit the company
designed performed flawlessly during more and longer space walks
than ever before in International Space Station history.
With all the hub-bub about fuel prices, Cirrus design's thriftier SR20 is getting LOTS of second looks form pilots who KNOW that the fuel price problem is not likely to go away any time soon. The advent of a much upgraded version of the SR20... a "Third generation" bird is even more reason to get excited about the "bird that started the revolution."
With all the hub-bub about exhorbitant fuel prices, Cirrus
Design's thriftier SR20 is getting LOTS of second looks form pilots
who KNOW that the fuel price problem is not likely to go away any
time soon. The advent of a much upgraded version of the SR20... a
"Third generation" bird is even more reason to get excited about
the "bird that started the revolution."
As expected, the US Air Force and Northrop Grumman Corporation
Wednesday filed separate requests to dismiss parts of a protest by
Boeing against the award to Northrop of the $35 billion
KC-X aerial tanker contract.
It was one year ago Wednesday that Hawker Beechcraft Corporation
took the helm of two leading aircraft manufacturers, obtaining the
storied Beechcraft and Hawker aircraft lines from former owner
Calls In Ballistics Expert To Help Find Missing Piece
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an
aircraft accident in which a panel from the wing of a US Airways
Boeing 757, flight 1250 en route from Orlando, FL to Philadelphia,
PA separated from the aircraft somewhere over Maryland.
UND Celebrates 40th Year By Looking To Past... And Future
On Wednesday, Cessna Aircraft Company delivered the first
Citation Mustang light jet to be used by a flight school, to the
University of North Dakota (UND). The school will use the entry
level jet for executive travel as well as flight training for
undergraduate and contract students.
If you got your money's worth during ground school, your
instructor gave at least passing mention to the need to dress for
conditions where you're planning to fly. Alaskan bush pilots
wouldn't dream of taking off wearing shorts and flip-flops... but
you see plenty of recreational fliers do just that, even in
uncomfortably cool weather.
"There has always been great pride in the Hawker and
Beechcraft names, and as Hawker Beechcraft Corporation we have
returned to the company’s heritage. The personal pride
demonstrated by all of our employees is what makes us a great
company. This has been one of the most successful years in our
company’s history and, on behalf of every one of our more
than 9,000 employees worldwide, I am proud to say that we are
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation."
Source: Jim Schuster, chairman and CEO of
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, which celebrated its first
anniversary under that name Wednesday.
NOTAM Number: FDC 8/0039
Issue Date: March 27, 2008 at 1839 UTC
Location: EASTERN SIDE OF VIEQUES ISLAND , Puerto Rico near ST
CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: March 28, 2008
at 1200 UTC
Ending Date and Time: March 28, 2008 at 2000 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: SAN JUAN (ZSU) CERAP, 787-253-8664