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June 26, 2008

CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4592 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1913 UTC Location: 12 NM W CHESTER , California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4605 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1934 UTC Location: 11 SW OF GLOBE , Arizona near WILLIE VORTAC (IWA) 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, 505-856-4500

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MN TFR: 06.27.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4590 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1904 UTC Location: ELY , Minnesota Beginning Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1500 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1615 UTC Reason for NOTAM: DUE TO BLASTING ACTIVITY AT BABBITT IRON MINES Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NM Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4391  Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 0313 UTC  Location: 21 EAST OF LOS LUNAS , New Mexico near SOCORRO VORTAC (ONM)  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 8/4395 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 0356 UTC Location: KING CITY , California 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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IN TFR: 06.27.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4574 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1827 UTC Location: Evansville, Indiana near POCKET CITY VORTAC (PXV) Beginning Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1605 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1625 UTC Reason for NOTAM: F-16 demonstrations during the Freedom Festival air show Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Evansville (EVV) Air Traffic Control Tower, 812-436-4690

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4576 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1830 UTC Location: BIG BAR , California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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MN TFR: 06.27.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4595 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1915 UTC Location: HIBBING , Minnesota near HIBBING VOR/DME (HIB) Beginning Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1630 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1730 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: MINNEAPOLIS (ZMP) Center

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AZ Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4514 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 1531 UTC Location: 12 MI SW OF PHOENIX , Arizona near PHOENIX VORTAC (PXR) 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, 505-856-4500

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4394 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 0355 UTC Location: BIG SUR , California 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 8/4627 Issue Date: June 26, 2008 at 2043 UTC Location: 5 NM S FALL RIVER MILLS , California near REDDING VOR/DME (RDD) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR AIRCRAFT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS 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 Thursday 06.26.08

Should Airlines Be RE-Regulated? With The Reason Foundation's Robert Poole

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.26.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.26.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Airline RE-Regulation? 06.26.08 (ANN Special Report, with Robert Poole, Director of Transportation Studies for the Reason

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Aircraft Lessors May Benefit From Airline Slump

ILFC Sees New Orders From Customers Who Can't Buy

It's a staple of economic theory... no matter how bad things are, somewhere SOMEONE will benefit, and benefit greatly. In the case of airlines that have seen profits erased by high fuel prices -- but still need new aircraft badly -- those "someones" will probably be aircraft leasing companies.

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Report Says Low TSA Morale May Impact Airport Security

Screeners Say Agency Discriminates, Targets Complainers

We know this isn't a popular position... but for a moment, put yourself in the shoes of an airport screener.

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'Leinies' To Be Served On Delta Air Lines Flights

Just In Time For OSH!

Those of you flying Delta Air Lines to AirVenture this year can get a head start on an Oshkosh tradition. The Atlanta-based carrier partnered with Wisconsin's Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company this month to offer Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat beer on all Delta flights worldwide.

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Branson Says Airlines Should Pay For Greenhouse Gas Damages

Willing To Put Money Where His Mouth Is On Emissions

There's at least one airline CEO willing to put his money where his mouth is when it comes to paying for greenhouse gas emissions from commercial airliners. Virgin Group chairman Sir Richard Branson told attendees of a meeting on climate change Tuesday that all carriers should be willing to pay so-called "carbon offsets" against damaging emissions from their planes.

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Uncensored GAO Report On KC-X Paints Disturbing Picture

Says USAF Once Again Failed To Run Fair Bidding Process

To Darleen Druyun, wherever you are now... your name may soon no longer be tied to the most egregious procurement process in the history of the US Air Force's incredibly protracted bid for a new aerial tanker. It seems the latest attempt may just have surpassed your 2003 scandal.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.26.08

The Eclipse 500 gets FIKI certification at last.
The British government has cloned Chuck Schumer.
And Northwest pilots agree on pay, but not on seniority.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.26.08

The Eclipse 500 gets FIKI certification at last.
The British government has cloned Chuck Schumer.
And Northwest pilots agree on pay, but not on seniority.


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ANN Special Feature: Robert Poole, Reason Foundation - 06.26.08

ANN's Paul Plack talks with Robert Poole, Director of Transportation Studies for the Reason Foundation. Bob comments on therecent call by former American Airlines President and Chairman Robert Cran

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NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander Puts Soil In Chemistry Lab

Team Discusses Next Steps For Mission

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander placed a sample of Martian soil in the spacecraft's wet chemistry laboratory Wednesday for the first time. Results from that instrument, part of Phoenix's Microscopy, Electrochemistry and Conductivity Analyzer, are expected to provide the first measurement of the acidity or alkalinity of the planet's soil.

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AAL Looks Everywhere For Ways To Improve Operations

Includes Studying Methods Used By US Military

Comments made at the Oklahoma Aerospace Summit in Oklahoma City Monday make it clear that, in their quest to find new efficiencies to fight rising fuel costs, airline executives are willing to look anywhere... no matter how crazy it sounds.

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ICG Transceivers Successfully Integrated With Chelton Data Systems

Satellite Calls May Now Be Placed On Inmarsat Or Iridium Equipment

International Communications Group (ICG) announced this week its AeroCom 3000, AeroCom 1100 and NxtLink 400 Iridium transceivers have been successfully tested and integrated with Chelton's high speed data systems for both voice and data communications.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2008-13-07 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-13-07 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product.

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2008-13-15 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-13-15 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the products listed above. This AD results from mandatory continuing airworthiness information (MCAI) originated by an aviation authority of another country to identify and correct an unsafe condition on an aviation product.

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AD: Cessna

AD NUMBER: 2008-13-06 MANUFACTURER: Cessna SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2008-13-06 SUMMARY: The FAA adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Cessna Aircraft Company(Cessna) Models 208 and 208B airplanes.

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An Aero-TV Interview: Phil Boyer And The AOPA Mission (Part 3)

'The Hardest Working Guy In GA Talks About Life At The Helm Of AOPA'

As part of our end-of-year wrap-up, ANN posited that if AOPA, as the world's largest pilot's association, is the 600 pound gorilla of aero-organizations; then there should be little question that AOPA President, Phil Boyer, ranks as 'King Kong.' Humorous as that title might be, the description is pretty much on target when you measure the man against the job he has done for the 415,000++ members of the AOPA -- and aviators, in general.

An Aero-TV Interview: Phil Boyer And The AOPA Mission (Part 3)

'The Hardest Working Guy In GA Talks About Life At The Helm Of AOPA'

As part of our 2007 end-of-year wrap-up, ANN posited that if AOPA (as the world's largest pilot's association), is the 600 pound gorilla of aero-organizations; then there should be little question that AOPA President, Phil Boyer, ranks as 'King Kong.' Humorous as that title might be, the description is pretty much on target when you measure the man against the job he has done for the 415,000++ members of the AOPA -- and aviators, in general.

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American Airlines Details Capacity Cuts

Will Cut Service To ORD, LGA, DFW, STL; Say Goodnight To OAK, SBP

We now know just how far the ax will drop on flight schedules at American Airlines and American Eagle later this year. The struggling airline and its regional affiliate announced Wednesday they will scale back service at a number of US airports, -- including three hubs -- in order "to reduce costs and create a more sustainable supply-and-demand balance in today's high fuel-cost environment."

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Melbourne Officials Approve More Incentives For Embraer

Includes $780,000 In Grants To Start Operations

Brazilian planemaker Embraer agreed in May to establish a production line for its upcoming Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 light jets in Melbourne, FL... but city officials are still willing to give the company even more money to sweeten the deal.

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Spitfire Vs. MX2: Who Came Out On Top?

No Gunfire Involved As WWII Fighter Bests Modern Racing Plane

To celebrate the return of the Red Bull Air Race World Series to London on August 2-3 this year, this week current World Series leader Paul Bonhomme took to the controls of a 1940s Supermarine Spitfire to try his hand at air racing of a different kind.

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US Airways Pilots Resume Negotiations With Merged Airline

Hope For Single Contract For US Air, America West Flight Crews

Two months after the National Mediation Board certified the US Airline Pilots Association (USAPA) to represent the US Airways pilots, on Wednesday the union initiated pilot contract talks with US Airways Management that, if successful, will remove the major obstacle in bringing the two airlines together.

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Linear Air Launches VLJ Air Taxi Service In New York City

Touts Economic Advantages Over Airlines

Air taxi provider Linear Air announced this week the launch of its Eclipse EA500 flight service in the greater New York City area.

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Cirrus Names David Glorius New Senior VP Of Sales

Comes To Duluth, MN Planemaker From Chrysler

Cirrus Design announced Wednesday it has appointed David Glorius as Senior Vice President, Sales.

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Boeing, Biman Bangladesh Announce 737-800 Order

Bangladesh National Airline Adds Two Narrowbodies To Earlier Deal

Boeing and Biman Bangladesh Airlines announced Wednesday an order for two 737-800s, with purchase rights for two additional 737s. The signing ceremony, held at the US Department of Commerce, was attended by dignitaries from Bangladesh and the United States and also celebrated Biman's selection of an all-Boeing jet fleet for its future operations.

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US Navy Conducts First Test Of Raytheon Standard Missile 6

Test Missile Intercepts Aerial Drone

The US Navy successfully conducted the first test recently of the Standard Missile 6 extended range anti-air warfare missile produced by Raytheon.

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Multi-Role Helicopter Delivered By RAAF C-17

Third MRH90 Now In Aussie Hands

The Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Procurement, Greg Combet, announced Wednesday Australia's third Multi-Role Helicopter, MRH04, has been transported to Australia by a RAAF C-17.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.26.08)

Aero-Linx!

Most of the information contained here relates to the Golden Age of Aviation. This was the period from the end of World War I to the beginning of World War II. Barnstorming, air racing, flying circuses, and Lindberghs Atlantic crossing were all part of this exciting period in aviation history.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.26.08): Top Overhaul

Aero-Terms!

The overhaul of the cylanders, valves, an pistons of a reciprocating engine. A top overhaul does not include opening the crankcase or removing the connecting rods of the crankcase.  

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.26.08)

"Today, the dependability and delay issues that exist at LaGuardia have reached a crisis point and have a daily negative impact on the overall customer service and performance for every airline with flights at LaGuardia."

Source: Bob Reding, VP of Operations for American Airlines, putting a decided spin on the news American plans to cut 42 departures from New York's LaGuardia, most of them coming from American Eagle, later this year. While acknowledging the move will trim its costs -- it follows similar cutbacks at DFW, ORD, and STL -- American also noted the cutbacks could help that airport's well-known congestion issues.

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WA TFR: 07.04.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4250 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1359 UTC Location: Tacoma, Washington near SEATTLE VORTAC (SEA) Beginning Date and Time: July 04, 2008 at 2030 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 04, 2008 at 2330 UTC Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstration Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: seattle (S46) TRACON, 206-214-4657

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RI TFR: 06.27.08 - 06.29.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4310 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1620 UTC Location: Quonset Airport, North Kingston, Rhode Island near PROVIDENCE VORTAC (PVD) Beginning Date and Time: June 27, 2008 at 1330 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 29, 2008 at 2045 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by various flight teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Providence (PVD) Air Traffic Control Tower, 401-738-8945

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AL TFR: 06.26.08 - 06.29.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/4168 Issue Date: June 25, 2008 at 1148 UTC Location: Huntsville, Alabama near ROCKET VORTAC (RQZ) Beginning Date and Time: June 26, 2008 at 1700 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 29, 2008 at 2130 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and other teams Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): 8/3389: for time changes Pilots May Contact: Huntsville (HSV) Air Traffic Control Tower, 256-542-2080

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