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June 20, 2007

Acrohelipro Wins Contract For Canadian CH-146 Maintenance Support

Initial Contract For One Year, Renewable For Four More

Acrohelipro Global Services Inc. tells ANN it was recently awarded a contract to perform first-line maintenance support on Canadian Forces CH-146 Griffon aircraft based out of 8-Wing Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

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CO TFR: 06.23.07 - 06.24.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/5201 Issue Date: June 20, 2007 at 1609 UTC Location: Vail, Colorado Beginning Date and Time: June 23, 2007 at 0315 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 24, 2007 at 2010 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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MD TFR: 06.22.07 - 06.23.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/5184 Issue Date: June 20, 2007 at 1602 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) Beginning Date and Time: June 22, 2007 at 2000 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 23, 2007 at 1930 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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AK TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/5113  Issue Date: June 20, 2007 at 0345 UTC  Location: Anchorage Center, Homer, Alaska near HOMER VOR/DME (HOM)  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  Pilots May Contact: Anchorage (ZAN) Center, 907-269-1103 

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Computer Problem Causes More 'Flights Of Note' At United

Outage Snags Domestic Departures

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 06.20.07 1310 EDT: All United Airlines domestic departures scheduled within a two hour period Wednesday morning were temporarily halted by a computer outage.

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News From Paris: FAA Administrator Blakey Clears The AIRE

Announces Joint Initiative To Reduce Carbon Emissions

In one of two speeches given Wednesday at the 2007 Paris Air Show In Le Bourget, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey announced a joint-partnership plan between the US and European aviation industry aimed at reducing carbon emissions across the board for aircraft, primarily through more efficient routing and traffic management programs.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 06.20.07

Chasing The Ghost Birds Author David Sakrison

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.20.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.20.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Chasing The Ghost Birds: 06.20.07 (ANN Special Feature, with author David Sakrison.)

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UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter Enters Operational Service

EADS Reports Deliveries Running Ahead of Schedule

The US Army has equipped its first operational unit with EADS North America's UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter in one of the most rapid introductions of a new aircraft in the service's history.

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News From Paris: NASA, ESA Sign Agreements for Two Joint Projects

Hubble Replacement Expected To "Revolutionize Our View Of The Cosmos"

At a ceremony held Monday at the 2007 Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, National Aeronautic Space Administration Administrator Michael Griffin and European Space Agency Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain signed two agreements defining the terms of cooperation on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) Pathfinder mission.

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Reports: Delta Air Lines Looking Towards Large 787 Order

Carrier Continues its Post-Bankruptcy Rebuild

Apparently making up for lost time while in bankruptcy, Delta Air Lines is flexing its financial muscle by contemplating an order of as many as 125 Boeing 787 Dreamliners by the end of 2007.

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News From Paris: Airbus Wins New Orders From Kingfisher, Etihad

Intrepid Aviation Also Signs Deal For 20 A330 Freighters

The 2007 Paris Air Show has already proven to be highly lucrative for Airbus... and there are a few more days still to go. On Wednesday, the European planemaker announced deals from India's Kingfisher Airlines and Etihad Airways, the national airline for the United Arab Emirates. The company also signed a new order with Intrepid Aviation Group for the A330-200F Freighter.

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News From Paris: Air France-KLM Group Orders Boeing 777, 737 Planes

Combined Value Of $2.7 Billion List

Aero-News learned Wednesday the Air France-KLM Group has placed orders with Boeing for nine 777-300ERs and seven 737-700s. At a combined value of $2.7 billion at list prices, these orders mark the first time the combined airline group, consisting of Paris-based Air France and Amsterdam-based KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, has announced an airplane acquisition at the group level.

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News From Paris: Cessna Books BIG NetJets Order

Deal For 97 Planes Worth More Than $1 Billion

Cessna Aircraft Company announced Wednesday at the Paris Air Show that NetJets, already the company's largest Citation customer, has signed a deal to further increase its fleet by another 96 Citation business jets. The order includes 50 Encore+, 37 XLS+ and nine Citation X aircraft... and totals more than $1 billion.

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News From Paris: AW119 Ke Awarded European Certification

FAA Certification Expected Later This Year

AgustaWestland told ANN Wednesday the AW119 Ke (Koala enhanced) helicopter was awarded EASA certification during a ceremony held Wednesday at the Paris Air Show. The certification process was performed by ENAC (Italian Airworthiness Authority) under EASA task allocation.

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News From Paris: Viking Air Wins 10-Plane Order From UAE Company

Twin Otters Heading To The Mideast

Viking Air Limited, which recently restarted the production-line for its 20-passenger DHC-6 Twin Otter as the "Series 400," recently received a firm order for 10 aircraft from Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The contract was signed by the two companies at the Paris Air Show this week.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.20.07

Atlantis sets up for long final to runway 33.
The Feds say LAX has discriminated against low-cost airlines.
And the US Coast Guard strikes a unique deal with the Royal Australian Navy.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.20.07

Atlantis sets up for long final to runway 33.
The Feds say LAX has discriminated against low-cost airlines.
And the US Coast Guard strikes a unique deal with the Royal Australian Navy.

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ANN Special Feature: David Sakrison, Chasing the Ghost Birds - 06.20.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks with veteran aviation writer David Sakrison, author of Chasing the Ghost Birds, a new book which chronicles what has been termed "the conservation equivalent of puttin

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AD: Hawker Beechcraft

AD NUMBER: 2007-12-21 MANUFACTURER: Hawker Beechcraft Corporation SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-12-21 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) to supersede AD 2006-26-08, which applies to all Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) Model 390 airplanes.

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Airlines Claim Victory In Battle Over LAX Fee Hikes

DOT Regulators Agree With Both Sides

Federal regulators with the US Department of Transportation ruled Friday Los Angeles International Airport had discriminated against low-cost and foreign airlines when it demanded a sharp increase in their rents earlier this year. They also determined LAX was completely justified in raising some other fees in response to increased operational costs.

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CyberBug UAV Receives Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

Popular With Law Enforcement, Traffic Control

Cyber Defense Systems announced this week the company has received an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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US, EU Agree To Effort To Cut Aircraft Emissions

Agreement Won't Stop Battle Over Carbon-Trading Program

The United States and the European Union jumped on the 'going green' bandwagon Monday with an agreement to take steps to cut emissions from aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration and the European Commission said the plan will allow the quick implementation of new emission-reduction technologies, according to the Associated Press.

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US Coast Guard, Aussie Navy Agree To 'Loaner' Program

Rear Admiral Calls Agreement "A Win-Win Situation"

The US Coast Guard and the Royal Australian Navy have entered into an agreement that will serve urgent needs in both services.

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Southwest Explores International Service Options

Are We Now Free To Move Around The World?

Southwest Airlines has talked about offering international flights for awhile now. Thanks to a code sharing agreement with ATA Airlines, it's about to become a reality.

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Close Call On TEB Runways This Weekend

NTSB: Avanti, SR22 Cleared To Depart On Intersecting Runways

According to an NTSB Preliminary Report issued this week, two aircraft narrowly avoided a very close call at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport this weekend.

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Beijing Airport Cracking Down On Tardy Airlines

Wants Things To Run Smoothly For 2008 Olympics

Beijing's Capital International Airport is giving fair warning to habitually tardy airlines. The airport is cracking down on flight delays by threatening to "suspend the operations of airlines which are frequently late".

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JCA Engine Contract Earns Rolls-Royce A Cool $500 Million

Will Supply Powerplants For C-27J Spartan

The recent awarding of the US Army and US Air Force Joint Cargo Aircraft contract to a team led by L-3 Communications, Alenia North America, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, and Global Military Aircraft Systems (GMAS) should prove to be quite lucrative for Rolls-Royce, as well. The enginemaker announced Tuesday it has been selected as the propulsion system provider for the C-27J.

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Haneda Airport Installs Lockheed WindTracer Lidar System

Laser Radar System Detects Wind Hazards, Improving Aviation Safety

Lockheed Martin announced Tuesday the Japan Meteorological Agency installed a WindTracer Doppler lidar system at the Tokyo International Airport, also known as Haneda Airport.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.20.07)

Aero-Linx!

Detailed accounts of crashes that have occurred in Southern California over the years. Also shows a list of when airports opened, and info about early airlines.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.20.07): Firing Order

Aero-Terms!

The sequence in which the cylinders of a reciprocating engine fire during normal operation.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.20.07)

"In our 36-year history, we've focused on domestic flights, and we're a profitable airline so it's worked out well for us. I think international flights are an option for additional revenue that all airlines are looking for right now."

Source: Southwest Airlines spokesperson Whitney Eichinger. For the first time in its 36 year history, the carrier is looking to expand into the international travel market, through its codeshare agreement with ATA Airlines.

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TX TFR: 06.21.07 - 06.23.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/5094  Issue Date: June 19, 2007 at 2235 UTC  Type: Space Operations 

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