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March 17, 2005

Aero-News Alert: AvCraft Files For Insolvency

The German manufacturer of the 328-jet program -- AvCraft Aerospace GmbH -- has filed for insolvency. The next step includes the probable shut-down of production for its 30-seater (formerly Dornier) 328-jets, acording to European media reports.

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SHORT NOTICE TFR: WA 3/17/05

NOTAM:  5/2043  Issued:  03/18/2005 02:50  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  WA  Facility:  ZSE - SEATTLE (ARTCC),AUBURN,WA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  STANDWOOD, WASHINGTON 

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SHORT NOTICE TFR: LA 3/17/05

NOTAM:  5/2021  Issued:  03/17/2005 19:00  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  LA  Facility:  ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  LAFAYETTE LA  

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DOT Confirms Continental for New U.S.-China Air Services

Decision Finalizes Early Proposal

The DOT, making final part of a February 22nd proposed decision, Thursday confirmed Continental Airlines as a new entrant in the US-China air market and awarded the carrier seven weekly passenger flights for rights that will become available on March 25 for a new daily trip between Newark, NJ, and Beijing.

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AOPA: President's Budget Threatens GA Airports

Boyer Tells Airport Conference Each Airport Could Lose $150,000 In Entitlements

The Bush Administration's budget proposal for fiscal year 2006 is bad for general aviation airports and could cause each eligible airport to lose a $150,000 "entitlement" next year. AOPA had worked hard to put that aid for small airports into law several years ago. That threat to GA airports was one of the key points in AOPA President Phil Boyer's keynote speech Tuesday night to the FAA's Eastern Region Twenty-eighth Annual Airport Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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All Russian Crash Survivors Expected To Pull Through

Aircraft Wing Reportedly Scraped Ground, Causing Accident

Russian officials still don't know what caused a Regional Airlines Antonov AN-24 to go down on the Arctic Coast Wednesday, but they're getting an earful from witnesses. Of the 52 people on board the aircraft, 24 survived and Russian authorities now say the survivors will probably all pull through.

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NTSB: Confusion In Cockpit May Have Led To Houston Mishap

NavComm May Have Been Set Incorrectly

New information from the NTSB may shed more light on a mishap involving a Gulfstream Aerospace G-III indicates the flight crew may have dialed in the wrong navaid on approach to Houston Hobby Airport.

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JAL Ordered To Make Corrections After 'Dangerous Incidents'

One Example: Taking Off Without Clearance

A stern warning and shake of the finger to Japan Airlines (JAL) and its parent company from the government in Tokyo, which issued what it calls an "operational correction" to the company over a series of what Japanese media reports called "dangerous incidents."

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FAA's Russ Chew Commends His Troops

One of our favorite news-spies dropped this on us a little while ago... a copy of a memo that the FAA's Air Traffic guru, Russ Chew (below, right), sent to his troops in an obvious attempt to pump up their morale and put a positive spin on their recent efforts. We thought you might find it interesting....

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Illegal Workers Were FAA-Certified

New Evidence of Aviation Security Gaps Supports Mechanics' Warnings to Congress

When representatives of the nation's largest aircraft mechanics union, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), made their latest round of visits to Congressional offices in Washington last week, their long-standing warnings about gaping holes in America's aviation security and safety system got the full attention of their listeners.

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2005 Sun 60/100 Races Cancelled

Troubled Fly-In Alienates Sport Racers

The not-so-fun-loving folks at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In have cancelled one of sport aviation's longest running performance races. The races were some of Sport Aviation's purest go-fast races... simple 60/100 mile, go-as-fast-as-you-can/dare races over a triangular course that started and ended at Lakeland, Florida.

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Harry Stonecipher On Boeing Vs. Airbus

A Friendly Bunch Of Fierce Competitors

By ANN Senior Editor Pete Combs He was one of the first people ever involved with Airbus when the European consortium launched more than 30 years ago. In fact, if you look at Airbus's contract for its very first jet engine, you'll find his name on the document: Harry Stonecipher.

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Tails, You Lose: What Airbus Hopes To Find

Lost Tail Off Cuba Leads To Fleet-Wide Examination

The inspection of Airbus tail feathers, ordered in the wake of an alarming, but fortunately non-fatal, inflight separation of an A310's composite rudder, is a little bit different from the usual AD-mandated inspection.

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Navy And Marine Pilots Make A Million

Helicopter Training Squadron Eighteen Flies 1,000,000 Hours Without Class "A" Mishap

Maj. Keith Kincannon and 1st. Lt. Justin Howe made Naval Aviation history last Thursday as they shut down their helicopter after a training flight.  They had flown the squadron's 1,000,000th Class "A" Mishap free flight hour. 

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Women In Aviation Conference: War Stories

War stories Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom

By Aleta* Vinas ANN Correspondent The seven veterans on stage have flown FA-18s to KC135s from Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom, yet there was not an ego evident or an ounce of testosterone to be found. These veterans were women and the shared some of their stories with the audience on the closing day of the Women in Aviation International conference.

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Adam Aircraft Announces New Plant

Manufacturing Facility To Be Located In Ogden, Utah, Bringing "Hundreds" Of Jobs

Adam Aircraft announced Wednesday it will open a manufacturing and assembly operation in Ogden, UT, bringing with it "hundreds" of aviation-related jobs. There was no immediate indication from the company, however, about when the plant would start hiring.

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Women In Aviation: Wrap Up

The Place to Find Encouragement and Aviation Dollars

By Rose Dorcey Looking for a way to jumpstart or advance your aviation training? There's no better place to begin than with Women in Aviation, International (WAI). Over half-a-million dollars in scholarships was given to over 50 WAI members at the 16th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference last week in Dallas.

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Exploring The Human Factor In Dallas

Iviation sponsors CRM Course in Dallas

iviation says it will launch its recurrent Human Factors & Crew Resource Management course in Dallas, TX on either April 26 or 27 at the Harvey Hotel at DFW airport.

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New NTSB Publication Is A Trip Back In Time

Examines 30-Year History Of Transportation Safety Improvements

On its 30th anniversary as a separate, independent agency, the National Transportation Safety Board Wednesday issued a new publication that examines the safety improvements that have resulted from over three decades of transportation accident investigations.

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Can Base Realignments Be A Good Thing?

The Military Points To Bergstrom And Says "Yes"

Though the fear of losing jobs and revenue grips nearby cities and towns when the Defense Department decides to close a military installation, the bad news can be made good.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (03.17.05)

Aero-News: Quote of the Day

“My civilian job is flying for Victoria’s Secret. I fly the G4 and RJ. I do get a discount.” Source: Air Force Lt. Jackie Fleming is about to transition back to being a traditional reservist after flying C141s in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

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TFR: FL 3/18/05

NOTAM:  5/1953  Issued:  03/16/2005 22:40  Effective:  03/18/2005 13:50 - 03/18/2005 18:05  State:  FL  Facility:  ZJX - JACKSONVILLE (ARTCC),FL.  Type:  VIP  Description:  PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, MARCH 18 2005 LOCAL. 

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TFR: FL 3/18/05

NOTAM:  5/1955  Issued:  03/16/2005 23:10  Effective:  03/18/2005 17:05 - 03/18/2005 20:45  State:  FL  Facility:  ZJX - JACKSONVILLE (ARTCC),FL.  Type:  VIP  Description:  ORLANDO, FLORIDA, MARCH 18 2005 LOCAL.  

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TFR: OK 3/18/05

NOTAM:  5/1915  Issued:  03/15/2005 21:40  Effective:  03/18/2005 16:00 - 03/18/2005 17:00  State:  OK  Facility:  ZKC - KANSAS CITY (ARTCC),MO.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  VANCE AIR FORCE BASE.  

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SHORT NOTICE TFR: FL 3/13/05

NOTAM:  5/1947  Issued:  03/16/2005 21:10  Effective:  03/17/2005 15:00 - 03/20/2005 22:00  State:  FL  Facility:  ZMA - MIAMI (ARTCC), FL.  Type:  AIR SHOWS/SPORTS  Description:  PUNTA GORDA FL.  

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SHORT NOTICE TFR: OK 3/17/05

NOTAM:  5/1941  Issued:  03/16/2005 20:20  Effective:  03/17/2005 23:40 - 03/18/2005 00:10  State:  OK  Facility:  ZKC - KANSAS CITY (ARTCC),MO.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  VANCE AIR FORCE BASE.

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SHORT NOTICE TFR: SC 3/17/05

NOTAM:  5/1932  Issued:  03/16/2005 15:40  Effective:  03/17/2005 23:35 - 03/18/2005 03:35  State:  SC  Facility:  ZJX - JACKSONVILLE (ARTCC),FL.  Type:  VIP  Description:  CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, MARCH 17 2005 LOCAL.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-06-02 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-06-02 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 757-200 series airplanes.

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AD: McDonnell Douglas (Boeing)

AD NUMBER: 2005-06-03 MANUFACTURER: McDonnell Douglas SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-06-03 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all McDonnell Douglas Model MD-90-30 airplanes. This AD requires replacing, with improved parts, certain existing fluorescent light lamp holders located in the ceiling panels and life raft ceiling support housings, and behind the overhead stowage compartments in the main cabin.

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