In recent months, there's been no question that the FAA is
seeking changes to the way it's funded. All this is counting down
to October 2007, when Congress will — hopefully before the
current system expires — make the final decision on whether
aviation taxes and the trust fund continue or there is a switch to
an alternative means of collecting money for the FAA.
The FAA is proposing to withdraw a final rule published on
September 15, 2000 that would have amended the reporting
requirements for certificate holders concerning failures,
malfunctions, and defects of aircraft, aircraft engines, systems,
The historic Pitcairn PCA-2 Autogyro "Miss Champion" is in its
new home -- the Pitcairn hangar at EAA's Pioneer Airport in
Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Steve Pitcairn had meant to have the historic
aircraft at Oshkosh for Airventure, but family matters prevented
PRIST Aerospace has entered into an alliance with Hammonds Fuel
Additives. Hammonds' additive injector systems and microbicide
Biobor JF are now recommended for use with PRIST anti-icing fuel
Issued: 09/14/2005 21:00
Effective: 09/16/2005 20:00 - 09/18/2005 16:30
Facility: ZDC - WASHINGTON (ARTCC),DC.
Description: HAGERSTOWN/THURMONT, MARYLAND, SEPTEMBER 16-18, 2005
LOCAL. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL
Delta Air Lines Files For Chapter 11 Reorganization To Address
After filing bankruptcy, Delta Airlines claims that they
will "continue to operate full flight schedule, honor tickets and
reservations, maintain skymiles program, and provide pay and
benefits to employees.'
Eclipse Aviation tells ANN that they have successfully completed
Eclipse 500 airframe static testing. The achievement of this
major FAA milestone continues the Eclipse 500's aggressive
advancement towards certification in March 2006. The FAA has also
cleared the Eclipse 500 to an initial 10,000 hour lifetime, which
is significantly higher than typically approved by the FAA.
A team of engineers from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Naval
Air Warfare Center China Lake and The Boeing Company are currently
working together on the P-8A Multimission Maritime Aircraft program
to execute the approved Live-Fire Test and Evaluation (LFT&E)
Raytheon Company has been awarded a $38.8 million contract by
the U.S. Navy to provide AN/AAQ-29A Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR)
imaging systems for installation on U.S. Marine Corps Super
Stallion CH-53E helicopters.
For the sixth consecutive year, FACTS Training and AirCare have
been selected by Bombardier Aerospace Learjet to provide emergency
procedures and in-flight medical training at the 2005 Safety
"Delta understands that any cost savings that it is able
to achieve while in Chapter 11 must fit within the strategic
context of a sensible business plan that remakes the airline into a
Source: Delta Airlines, in public statements
released after their bankruptcy filing, Wednesday.
Issued: 09/14/2005 22:00
Effective: 09/15/2005 22:15 - 09/16/2005 02:55
Facility: ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.
Description: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 LOCAL.
PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF FEDERAL
NOTAM Number : FDC 5/8260
Location : Fort Worth Alliance Airport,, Ft Worth, Texas near
RANGER VORTAC (FUZ)
Beginning Date : September 20, 2005 at 17:50 UTC
Ending Date : September 25, 2005 at 23:00 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : the Alliance International Air Show '05,
Type : Airshow
Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A
FAA Contact (Pilots) : Alliance (AFW) Automated Flight Service
Issued: 09/14/2005 21:50
Effective: 09/15/2005 19:20 - 09/15/2005 22:25
Facility: ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.
Description: GULFPORT AND PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI, SEPTEMBER 15,
2005 LOCAL. PURSUANT TO TITLE 14, SECTION 91.141 OF THE CODE OF