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June 06, 2006

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.07.06

Fallout from the FAA's decision to impose a new controller contract...

To the Moon... Alice... the Glenn Center gets an unexpectedly big chunk of CEV work...

And could it be true? B

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.07.06

Fallout from the FAA's decision to impose a new controller contract...

To the Moon... Alice... the Glenn Center gets an unexpectedly big chunk of CEV work...

And could it be true? B

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Northwest FAs Reject Contract

You Know The Drill...

Calling it "harsh and overreaching," on Tuesday flight attendants at bankrupt Northwest Airlines rejected a tentative agreement that, if approved, would have saved the airline $195 million annually.

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Mechtronix Non-Zero Flight Time Sim Receives FAA, AAC Approval

Mechtronix Systems announced Tuesday the company has been granted regulatory authority qualification for its full-flight simulator, the FFS X(TM) Non Zero Flight Time(TM) (NZFT(TM)), which was delivered to Copa Airlines of Panama in January 2006.

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CO TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8944 Issue Date: June 06, 2006 at 14:07 UTC Location: 20 Miles North West of Walsenburg, Colorado near ALAMOSA VORTAC (ALS) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Denver (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248

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AZ TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8965 Issue Date: June 06, 2006 at 16:02 UTC Location: 13 Miles North of Safford, Arizona near SAN SIMON VORTAC (SSO) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for firefighting aircraft operations. Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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Boeing Delivers Ninth C-40A Clipper To US Navy

Boeing announced Tuesday the company delivered the US Navy's ninth C-40A Clipper transport aircraft -- a derivative of the 737-700C "combi" -- to Squadron VR-57 of the Naval Reserve's Fleet Logistics Support Wing on May 25.

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Big News! Cessna To Unveil LSA Concept At Oshkosh

Production Decision To Be Made In Early 2007

ANN has been hearing the rumors for some time now... and took note when we saw Cessna bigwigs fly in to Sebring for the annual LSA expo earlier this year. Well, Cessna has just let the feline out of the paper enclosure... by confirming that not only is the company studying the LSA market VERY closely... but that Cessna will be showing a full-scale proof-of-concept design for a new light-sport aircraft at this year's AirVenture 2006.

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F-22 Canopy Jam Caused By Undone Fasteners

Somebody Had A Screw Loose Here

Remember the poor guy who was stuck for five hours when the canopy of his shiny, megadollar F-22 Raptor wouldn't open, at Langley AFB, VA, in April? You just knew that the ultimate cause of this was going to be something stupid -- and it is.

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NATCA Accuses DOT, FAA Of Spreading 'Fear And Misinformation' Ahead Of Vote

Says Attempts Undermine Legitimate Congressional Debate

After Monday's announcement by the FAA that the agency would waste no time in imposing a new contract on air traffic controllers -- despite a pending vote on the House floor Wednesday that could send both the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) back to the bargaining table -- NATCA has accused both the FAA and the Department of Transportation of attempting to sway that vote.

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Report: Continental To Buy More Boeing Birds

44-Jet Order To Include 10 Dreamliners

If the rumors coming out of this year's International Air Transport Association meeting in Paris are true, Continental Airlines will soon place a big order for 10 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners, and another 34 Boeing 737s, in separate deals estimated to be worth a combined $3.5 billion at list prices.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 06.06.06

NATCA's Ruth Marlin On The FAA's Imposition Of An ATC Contract

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.06.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.06.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- NATCA's Ruth Marlin: 06.06.06 (ANN Special Feature, with NATCA Executive Vice President Ruth Marlin on the FAA's imposition of a new ATC contract.)

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AD: Dornier

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-19 MANUFACTURER: Dornier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-19 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all DORNIER LUFTFAHRT GmbH Models 228-100, 228-101, 228-200, 228-201, 228-202, and 228-212 airplanes.

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AD: Pacific Aerospace

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-18 MANUFACTURER: Pacific Aerospace Corporation Ltd. SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-18 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Pacific Aerospace Corporation Ltd. Model 750XL airplanes.

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Hospital Execs Say FAA Stood In Way Of Katrina Rescue Attempt

Should Agency Bend Rules In Times Of Trouble?

As the 2006 hurricane season gets underway, we're still processing the lessons from the 2005 hurricane season. And one of those lessons might be found in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

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Temporary Tower Leaves Controllers On Shaky Ground At OPF

But They're Stuck With It Until 2009

In a sense, controllers at Florida's Opa-locka Airport have gotten what they wanted: a new control tower, to replace their old 141-foot tower that, after withstanding two hurricanes, was falling apart. Well, they are in a new control tower... or, more accurately, a trailer.

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Greek, Albanian Prisoners Escape On Hijacked Helo

Not Again!

Why does this always seem to work? A Greek prisoner on the run hijacked a helicopter Sunday, and used the pilfered whirlybird to break his brother out of the high security Athens Korydallos prison.

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Passengers Injured After Indonesian Airliner Slides Of Runway

Plane Was Reportedly Landing In Rain

At least 13 people onboard a CASA 212 turboprop were injured Monday after their plane overran the runway at an airport on the eastern Indonesian island of Banda.

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Philadelphia Cops Investigated In Alleged Ticket Scam

Officers Racked Up Travel Vouchers

Police Lt. Michael Lista and Officer Joseph Chicano have been walking the beat at the Philadelphia International Airport for five years each. Now, however... they may well be on the other side of the law.

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Tony Blair Flies Coach On Recent Trip From Italy

What's Next? Shopping At Wal-Mart?

When President Bush heads to Texas for a few days on the ranch, he naturally takes Air Force One. Vacation or not -- when the sitting president travels, he goes on his own plane. Not so Mr. Bush's British counterpart, Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Ailing 10-Year-Old Girl Spends Day As KC-10 Pilot

...And Makes A "Near Perfect" Landing On First Try

Did you hear about the 10-year-old girl who recently flew a KC-10 Extender under the Golden Gate Bridge?

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US, EU Clash Over Pax Data In Latest Transatlantic Battle

American officials are to have information on all passengers aboard a particular flight 15-minutes before that flight leaves the airport in Europe. But that agreement has now been declared null and void by the European Court of Justice... and that could mean big problems in travels between the continents.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.06.06): Was Newton Wrong?

Aero-Tips!

Understand basic aerodynamics, so you can better understand the effect of changing angle of attack.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.06.06)

Aero-Linx!

The Space Frontier Foundation is dedicated to opening the space frontier to all humanity within our lifetimes.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.06.06): FMC

Aero-Terms!

The Flight Management Computer provides for automatic guidance and control of the aircraft from immediately after takeoff to final approach and landing.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (06.06.06)

"This is not a structure that meets any code whatsoever."

Source: Charles Danger, the top building official with Miami-Dade County, on the temporary control tower now in place at Opa-locka Airport.

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CA TFR: 06.10.06 - 06.11.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8903 Issue Date: June 05, 2006 at 20:40 UTC Location: Marysville, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: June 10, 2006 at 19:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 11, 2006 at 23:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Due to High performance aerial demonstrations Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Northern California (NCT) TRACON, 916-366-4080

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