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June 23, 2008

CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3684  Issue Date: June 22, 2008 at 1825 UTC  Location: 7 MILES NW OF BIG OAK FLAT , California near MODESTO VOR/DME (MOD)  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331 

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3698 Issue Date: June 22, 2008 at 2013 UTC Location: GLOBE AZ , New Mexico near PHOENIX VORTAC (PXR) Beginning Date and Time: June 23, 2008 at 1900 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 24, 2008 at 0500 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Automated Flight Service Station, 505-856-4580

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3702 Issue Date: June 22, 2008 at 2132 UTC Location: 23 MILES EAST OF TUCSON , Arizona near TUCSON VORTAC (TUS) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1200-0500 UTC Daily Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3716 Issue Date: June 23, 2008 at 0404 UTC Location: 12 W OF CHESTER , California near CHICO VOR/DME (CIC) 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: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3727 Issue Date: June 23, 2008 at 1026 UTC Location: SAN LUIS OBISPO, California near MORRO BAY VORTAC (MQO) Beginning Date and Time: June 23, 2008 at 1500 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 26, 2008 at 0200 UTC Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: LOS ANGELES (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3806 Issue Date: June 23, 2008 at 1518 UTC Location: SUGAR PINE , California near FRIANT VORTAC (FRA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3816 Issue Date: June 23, 2008 at 1633 UTC Location: 17 MILES NORTHEAST OF ORACLE , Arizona near TUCSON VORTAC (TUS) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA Company Cited As Proof Of Strong Market For Warbirds

Provenance Fighter Sales Enjoying Brisk Business

Economic woe has become something of a buzzword in aviation these days. With non-existent airline profits, high fuel prices, and a weak US dollar it’s no surprise. Yet for some with a certain niche in the industry, business is booming.

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Downed Hawaiian Tour Aircraft Found Sunday, Three Lost

Aircraft Was Missing Since Tuesday, Found In Dense Forest Area

The wreckage of a tour aircraft, missing since June 17, was found Sunday morning by a search helicopter scanning remote areas around the big island of Hawaii. All three aboard did not survive the crash.

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GA TFR: 06.23.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3465 Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 1142 UTC Location: Perry, Georgia Beginning Date and Time: June 23, 2008 at 1955 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 23, 2008 at 2325 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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PR TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3495 Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 1457 UTC Location: E SIDE VIEQUES ISLAND , Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1800-2200 UTC Daily Ending Date and Time: June 27, 2008 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: SAN JUAN (ZSU) CERAP, 787-253-8664

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CA TFR: 06.24.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3576 Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 1716 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: June 24, 2008 at 1425 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 24, 2008 at 1825 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NM Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3445  Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 0222 UTC  Location: 41 W CARLSBAD , New Mexico near PINON VOR/DME (PIO)  Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately  Ending Date and Time: Until further notice  Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING  Type: Hazards  Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A  Pilots May Contact: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580 

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NM Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3601 Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 1931 UTC Location: 36 SW OF ROSWELL , New Mexico near CHISUM VORTAC (CME) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580

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NM Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3606 Issue Date: June 20, 2008 at 2042 UTC Location: 23 W OF RATON , New Mexico near CIMARRON VORTAC (CIM) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: DENVER (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3656 Issue Date: June 21, 2008 at 2002 UTC Location: KENNEDY MEADOWS , California near SHAFTER VORTAC (EHF) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: LOS ANGELES (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3659 Issue Date: June 21, 2008 at 2259 UTC Location: 10 SE OF CRESENT CITY , California near CRESCENT CITY VORTAC (CEC) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: SEATTLE (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3670 Issue Date: June 22, 2008 at 1541 UTC Location: BIG SUR , California near BIG SUR VORTAC (BSR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/3671 Issue Date: June 22, 2008 at 1615 UTC Location: BIG SUR , California near BIG SUR VORTAC (BSR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 06.23.08

Are You Too Fast On Final? With CFII Bob Miller

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.23.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.23.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Are You Too Fast On Final? 06.23.08 (ANN Special Report, with CFII Bob Miller of "Over The Airwaves.")

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Harmon Rocket Downing In NJ Claims Two

Atlantic City Police Officer, Wife Lost

An experimental Harmon F1 Rocket was lost Friday evening in Southern New Jersey taking the lives of a local couple who were aboard.

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Bombardier Earns Big Learjet 60XR Order

25 Firm Orders, 85 Purchase Rights

Bombardier Aerospace kicked off the week with the announcement of a potential 110-plane sale to an undisclosed European customer. The sale comprises 25 firm Learjet 60XR orders, with another 85 "conditional" slots available.

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Boeing's 787 Does The Production-Line Shuffle

What's This... Actual MOVEMENT?

After months of delays, Boeing's troubled 787 Dreamliner program appears to be finally -- and cautiously -- back on track.

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FedEx Earns FAA Certification For MD-10 Cockpit System

Combined HUD/EVS Improves Situational Awareness On Takeoff, Landing

FedEx Express recently earned FAA certification of a new aircraft avionics system to improve situational awareness for pilots during takeoff and landing.

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Northrop Grumman Says KC-X Is Still Theirs... For Now

Stresses KC-45A Is Ready For Deliveries; Boeing Isn't

Still reeling from last week's surprise decision by the Government Accountability Office to recommend the US Air Force take yet another look at it's bidding process for a new aerial tanker, original contract winner Northrop Grumman Corporation urged a speedy resolution of the issue... and noted, for the moment anyway, the company is still holder of the contract.

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'Jingle Air' Supplies Isolated Soldiers In Afghanistan

Mi-8 Fleet Delivers Cargo To Outlying Forces

Imagine being a soldier out on the border of eastern Afghanistan... and your only connection to the rest of the world is a pallet of supplies on the back of a foreign helicopter. That is what it is like for coalition forces cut off and isolated throughout parts of Afghanistan.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.23.08

Scientists say Phoenix has found water on Mars.
Boeing successfully powers up the Dreamliner.
And Gemini Air Cargo is bankrupt...again.

Sponsored By...

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.23.08

Scientists say Phoenix has found water on Mars.
Boeing successfully powers up the Dreamliner.
And Gemini Air Cargo is bankrupt...again.


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ANN Special Feature: CFII Bob Miller, Airspeed and Landings - 06.23.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFII Bob Miller, who says airspeed on final is the most important factor in making a smooth landing.

FMI: www.overtheair

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Aero-TV Takes In the 2008 AOPA Fly-In

Frederick Maryland Hosts a HOT Fly-In!

Each year, as a "thank you" to its 415,000 members, AOPA hosts an Annual Fly-In and Open House. As in past years, some 100 aviation exhibitors were available for viewing, as well as over 40 display aircraft. Seminars on aviation safety were offered, including presentations by Ron Machado and AOPA President Phil Boyer. Tours of the AOPA headquarters and non-stop opportunities to meet staff members were also offered throughout the day.

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Aero-TV Takes In the 2008 AOPA Fly-In

Frederick Maryland Hosts a HOT Fly-In!

Each year, as a "thank you" to its 415,000 members, AOPA hosts an Annual Fly-In and Open House. As in past years, some 100 aviation exhibitors were available for viewing, as well as over 40 display aircraft. Seminars on aviation safety were offered, including presentations by Ron Machado and AOPA President Phil Boyer. Tours of the AOPA headquarters and non-stop opportunities to meet staff members were also offered throughout the day.

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Direct 2.0: The Launch Vehicle No One Will Talk About?

Billed As Better, Safer, Cheaper Alternative To Ares... But NASA Won't Comment

NASA won't talk about it, and is doing their best to keep others from doing so as well... but a proposed launch vehicle originally devised after the Challenger disaster has recently attracted more ears to listen to its possible benefits.

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Runway Extension Plan At FLL Receives FAA Approval

Project Accommodates Larger Airliners, Allows Passenger Growth Without Delays

The Federal Aviation Administration placed its stamp of approval last week on a controversial runway lengthening at South Florida’s Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport as future passenger projections pointed to significant flight delays in its current configuration.

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GAO Decision On KC-X Bid Protest Finds Potential McCain Conflict

EADS Lobby May Have Assisted Senator In Original KC-X Bid Probe

With Boeing's protest to the KC-X aerial tanker contract award to EADS being sustained by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) last Wednesday, eyes are falling onto some recent correspondence from John McCain that may turn around and bite the presidential candidate according to a Newsweek article on June 21.

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Italy Reopens Probe On Airliner Explosion After Nearly Three Decades

Prosecutors Attempt To Confirm Cause Of 1980 Downing Near Sicily

The cause of a mysterious Italian airliner crash 28 years ago is being reexamined again by Italian officials after recent statements by a former Italian president.

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Klyde Morris (06.23.08)

Klyde! Don't Give 'Em Any MORE Ideas!

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NASA Launches Jason 2 Satellite To Keep Track Of Earth's Oceans

Will Monitor Weather, Climate Patterns To Better-Predict Changes

Though overshadowed by NASA's groundbreaking announcement last week the Mars Phoenix probe had unearthed evidence of ice on the Red Planet, the space agency achieved another significant accomplishment Friday -- and this one was a lot closer to home.

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Delta Offers Limited Rebate On Second Bag Fee

Passengers Buying Tickets Before April 9 And Traveling After May 5 Eligible

Delta Air Lines announced Friday it will offer a rebate of the new $25 fee for checking a second bag to customers who purchased tickets from Delta prior to April 9, 2008 and traveled on or after May 5.

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L-29 Down In NJ: Two Lost

Witnesses Report Possible Loss Of Power On Takeoff

A Czechoslovakian-made Aero L-29 Delfin crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday morning in Millville, NJ. The Cold War-era jet trainer went down in a wooded area a half-mile northwest of the Millville Municipal Airport, according to FAA spokeswoman Holly Baker.

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Cessna Establishes Environmental Council

Recycling Boost Among Efforts To "Green" Operations

On the same day the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced plans to create a committee tasked with improving GA's impact on the enviroment, the world's largest GA manufacturer also announced plans to go "greener."

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.23.08)

Aero-Linx!

CollectAir is a real "brick and mortar", traditional aviation art gallery chock full of original art, prints, sculpture, vintage display models, new American-made and foreign-made hand-crafted models, ephemera, vintage model airplane exhibits with old kits and engines for sale, books and aeronautical artifacts. A few items are for display only but most are for sale. 

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.23.08): Astrocompass

Aero-Terms!

A navigation instrument that determines direction relative to the stars. An astrocompass is not affected by the errors inherent in magnetic compasses and gyrocompasses.  

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.23.08)

"A lot of us turned to this [Direct] because we realized Ares is not going to fly. . . . Based on the ground rules placed upon NASA by Congress -- that as much of the shuttle system as possible needed to be used -- Direct is the best solution."

Source: An anonymous NASA contractor working on the Constellation program at Kennedy Space Center, regarding an alternative to NASA's Ares rocket system now under development. Called Direct 2.0, or the Jupiter 120, the program actually began life as NASA's own work back in 1986 as a concept to restart the space program after the loss of Challenger.

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