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April 26, 2008

Compromise Reached In Senate On FAA Funding

Cloture Vote Monday On Four-Year Reauthorization Plan

On Friday, the Senate Finance and Commerce Committees reached agreement on a common bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration for the next four years... putting an end to seven months of bureaucratic stalling on the measure.

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NATCA Calls FAA's View On Inspecting Equipment 'Hypocrisy'

Says Agency Holding Self, Airlines To Different Standards

Following up on an Associated Press report this week -- which noted the FAA has shifted from precise monitoring of equipment used for air traffic control purposes, to a trend-based methodology -- the National Air Traffic Controllers Association slammed the agency for what the union terms its "hypocrisy."

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United, Continental Said To Be Close To Merger Agreement

Deal May Be Announced Next Week

The airline industry's next mega-merger may soon be in the offing. The New York Times reports United Airlines and Continental Airlines are coming close to agreement on combining forces, and could announce the deal by the end of next week.

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Eleven Missing WWII Airmen Identified

B-24 Crew Went Missing In December 1943

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced Friday the remains of 11 US servicemen, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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Eurofighter Typhoon Has Good Showing In 'Spring Flag 2008'

Italian Exercise Demonstrates New Fighter's Capabilities

The 2008 edition of "Spring Flag", the most important annual exercise of the Italian Air Force, was hosted by 9o Gruppo and XII Gruppo, with their Eurofighter Typhoons taking the lead in the Air Dominance role.

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Boeing Moves 787 Static Test Airframe To Testing Rig

Stress Testing To Start This Summer On Dreamliner

It was a small trip, but also a major leap. On Friday, Boeing moved the 787 Dreamliner static test airframe from its Final Assembly facility in Everett, WA to its structural test rig, located only 1,000 feet away from Final Assembly at the Everett factory.

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RDD Announces Oshkosh-Themed Therm-X Special Offer

Five Purchasers Will Receive Two-Day Pass To AirVenture 2008

This week, RDD Enterprises, LLC announced an interesting deal on its Therm-X electro-thermal airframe and propeller de-icing systems. The next five customers who purchase complete Therm-X™ systems (airframe, prop and windshield protection) will enjoy two days accommodations and a two-day pass to AirVenture 2008 courtesy of RDD.

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Enstrom Delivers Three Helos To Mexico

State Of Guerrero To Use Two For Police Ops

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation tells ANN it delivered three new 480B turbine helicopters to Mexico earlier this month.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.26.08)

Aero-Linx!

Now is a great time for a career in the US aerospace industry.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.26.08): Variometer

Aero-Terms!

A panel instrument, often as simple as a tiny ball in a vertical tube, indicating subtle pitch movements of an aircraft. Most commonly found in sailplanes, where small changes in rate of climb and descent can greatly affect ones flight.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.26.08)

"This agreement is a good down payment toward ending the growing inequities that exist between airline passengers and corporate jet users."

Source: Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee. On Friday, the Senate Finance and Commerce Committees reached agreement on a common bill to fund the Federal Aviation Administration for the next four years... putting an end to seven months of bureaucratic stalling on the measure.

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NC TFR: 05.02.08 - 05.04.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4924 Issue Date: April 25, 2008 at 1158 UTC Location: MCAS New River, North Carolina near NEW BERN VOR/DME (EWN) Beginning Date and Time: May 02, 2008 at 1330 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 04, 2008 at 2130 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Army Black Daggers and high performance flight demonstration teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: MCAS New River (NCA) Air Traffic Control Tower, 910-449-4401

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SC TFR: 05.06.08 - 05.07.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4979 Issue Date: April 25, 2008 at 1535 UTC Location: Anderson, South Carolina near ELECTRIC CITY VORTAC (ELW) Beginning Date and Time: May 06, 2008 at 1600 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 07, 2008 at 2230 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the Canadian Snowbirds Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Greer (GSP) Air Traffic Control Tower, 864-879-2155

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NC TFR: 04.28.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5006 Issue Date: April 25, 2008 at 1928 UTC Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Beginning Date and Time: April 28, 2008 at 2000 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 28, 2008 at 2310 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): 8/4887: Due to a change in times

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