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August 30, 2005

France, Belgium Issue Aviation Blacklists

Twelve Airlines Listed As EU Works On Its Own Blacklist

Not willing to wait until the European Union comes up with its own blacklist of airlines it says aren't safe to fly, France and Belgium have issued their own lists, urging travelers to avoid carriers from places like Ukraine, North Korea and Africa.

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Certificated: Embraer 190

Embraer 190 Airliner TC'ed By Brazil, US Cert Expected Shortly

Embraer has announced that it has been granted type certification for the 100-seat Embraer 190 airliner on schedule from the Brazilian certification authority Centro, Tecnico Aeroespacial (CTA).

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Boeing, Machinists Still 'Far Apart'

Union Rejects Boeing's Sweetened Offer, Citing Pension Concerns

There hasn't been a machinists strike at Boeing in ten years, but that could change unless the aerospace manufacturer and the union are able to bridge a huge gap over pension funding.

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Dozens More Flights Canceled In Katrina's Wake

But That's Not The Worst

Aero-News Real Time Update: 1922 EDT -- Runway 19 at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport was reopened Tuesday afternoon -- but only to emergency relief traffic.

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Louisiana TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7558  Issued:  08/30/2005 12:50  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  LA  Facility:  ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  NEW ORLEANS LA. 

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Idaho TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7559  Issued:  08/30/2005 14:10  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  ID  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  22 EAST OF CHALLIS ID. 

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Texas TFR: 08.31.05

NOTAM:  5/7575  Issued:  08/30/2005 21:00  Effective:  08/31/2005 14:35 - 08/31/2005 16:40  State:  TX  Facility:  ZFW - FORT WORTH (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  VIP  Description:  WACO, TEXAS, AUGUST 31, 2005. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS AIRCRAFT FLIGHT OPERATION 

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Nevada TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7554  Issued:  08/30/2005 06:10  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  NV  Facility:  ZLC - SALT LAKE CITY (ARTCC),UT.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  10 MILES EAST OF ELKO. 

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Idaho TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7552  Issued:  08/30/2005 04:20  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  OR  Facility:  ZSE - SEATTLE (ARTCC),AUBURN,WA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  RIGGINS IDAHO. 

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Alabama TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7551  Issued:  08/30/2005 02:20  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AL  Facility:  ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  ALABAMA COASTLINE. 

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Mississippi TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/7550  Issued:  08/30/2005 02:00  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  MS  Facility:  ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  MISSISSIPPI COASTLINE. 

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Duluth Loans Cirrus $2 Million

Aircraft Manufacturer Promises To Hire Up To 200 More Workers When Able

Duluth, MN, city officials Monday decided to loan Cirrus Design Corp. $2 million, extracting from the company a pledge to expand its payroll in the town by 200 if it's physically able to accommodate the increased production.

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Getting A Visual On Katrina's Florida Destruction

Sadly, Northern Gulf Coast Damage Will Be Far Worse...

ANN Reader Larry Ploucha chronicled some of the South Florida destruction and was kind enough to share the evidence with us (Thanks also to Jim Potter for letting us know about the pix).

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On A Wing And A (Phrase Deleted)...

Air Force, Navy Move To Reign In Some Chaplins

After accusations that evangelical chaplains at the US Air Force Academy are among those pressuring cadets, the service Monday issued new guidelines on respecting religious minorities -- guidelines that many military preachers say are "polarizing."

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Me262 'Tango Tango' Completes Flight Tests

The second of five flying Me262s from the Me262 Project in Everett, WA, has completed the FAA flight test program without incident.

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Another Seawind Down, 2 POB Lost

Experimental Amphib Building Up Ponderous Accident Record

Another experimental Seawind (file photos, below) amphibious SportPlane went down this past weekend, taking the lives of both souls aboard. The Coast Guard reportedly found the remains of one of the two people who were on board Seawind 3000 N88PS.

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Bushby Gets The Gold

Designer Of Midget Mustang And Mustang II To Be Inducted Into EAA Homebuilders Hall Of Fame

Robert Bushby of Minooka, IL, designer of the famed Midget Mustang and Mustang II aircraft kits, will be the latest honoree welcomed to the EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame when he is inducted on October 21st.

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X Prize Cup Gets A Sponsor

Say Hello To Masten Space Systems

Masten Space Systems announced Monday it has become an official partner of the 2005 Countdown to the X Prize Cup, which will be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico from October 6th through the 9th.

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UN Calls For Tighter Aviation Safety Systems

This Follows One Of Worst Months In Aviation History Prompts 

The United Nations civil aviation agency has called on its 188 contracting States to eliminate remaining deficiencies in the global air transport system, some of which may have contributed to five major accidents in August that claimed at least 330 lives in four countries, making it one of the worst months in aviation history.

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A Better-Defended B-52

Boeing, BAE Systems Team Up To Offer Stand-Off Jammer Program

Boeing and BAE Systems have combined their B-52 and electronic warfare expertise to offer the US Air Force a highly qualified team to execute the B-52 Stand-Off Jammer (SOJ) program.

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Army Aviation Transformation

Includes New Aircraft, Upgrades

Many changes are in store for Army aviation, beginning with a contract for 368 new Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters.

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The Pre-Take-Off Walk-Around

Once More Around The Aircraft Before Departure

by Aviation & Safety Editor Gary Wiblin Some time ago I wrote in this column of the need for a pre-take-off walk-around. Not a replacement for the pre-flight inspection mind you but, just before entering the cockpit, a final walk around the entire aircraft. This is because, more often than not, pilots and passengers do not enter the aircraft immediately after the pre-flight inspection has been completed. The reason I would like to elaborate on this subject is because there have recently been three incidents that I know of where a pre-flight walk-around would have saved the day. I will describe all three scenarios in order to hammer home the vital need for a pre-take-off walk-around, EVERY time. No matter what!

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (08.30.05)

"It's not anything that anybody needs, frankly. The airlines don't need it. Consumers don't need it."|Source: Airline consultant Robert Mann, speaking to the Associated Press about the oil price spike caused by Hurricane Katrina, as well as the hurricane itself.

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