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April 27, 2008

TX Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5043  Issue Date: April 26, 2008 at 1630 UTC  Location: 31 E MARFA , Texas near MARFA VOR/DME (MRF)  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: ALBUQUERQUE (ZAB) Center, 505-856-4580 

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CA TFR: 04.30.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5074 Issue Date: April 26, 2008 at 1958 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: April 30, 2008 at 1725 UTC Ending Date and Time: April 30, 2008 at 1925 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 04.30.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5075 Issue Date: April 26, 2008 at 1959 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: May 01, 2008 at 0030 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 01, 2008 at 0230 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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FBI Called In To Investigate Disappearance Of Lakeland Pilot

Robert Wiles, 26, Missing Since April 1

Agents with the FBI are assisting local authorities in Lakeland, FL investigating the alleged kidnapping of the 26-year-old son of a Toledo, OH businessman from the local airport.

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Officials: Runway Incursions Remain Top Safety Concern

Wait... You Mean It's NOT Wiring Bundles?

Despite the FAA's recent to-do over skipped fuselage fatigue inspections... and the cancellation of over 3,300 commercial airline flights due to (barely) out-of-spec wiring harnesses... officials say the agency shouldn't lose sight of real problems in the face of its headline-making crackdown on airline safety. In other words, according to those authorities... it's the runway incursions, stupid.

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Pilot's Stolen Laptop Leads To Security Questions

Contained Ramp Codes For 17 Airports

A missing laptop, belonging to a Mesa Airlines pilot, caused a ripple effect to spread throughout numerous airports across the United States this month.

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Referendum Could Be Tempelhof's Last Hope

Voters To Decide Fate Of Historic Berlin Airport

The fate of historic Tempelhof Airport will be decided Sunday, April 27 as citizens of Berlin take part in a public referendum focusing on the closure of the airport well known for its role during the Berlin Airlift.

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AOPA Welcomes Senate Action To Move FAA Reauthorization Forward

Boyer Says "We're On Final Approach" To Funding

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association welcomed the news of Senate action on FAA reauthorization, following months of inaction on the part of lawmakers.

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Wingspeed, Novo Launch In-Flight Credit Card Authorization

SkyMall Shoppers, Rejoice!

It's happened to all of us. Stuck in the middle seat on a crowded commercial flight to Memphis, we turn to the onboard SkyMall catalog for some relief, escape, and even some mild humor... and before too long, the notion of spending $200 for a Trailer Hitch Stand And Chairs* seems not only completely reasonable, but absolutely necessary!

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UK Charter Company Awarded Operating Certificate

Plans To Offer Contract Management For Cirrus, Eclipse Aircraft

British aircraft charter, brokerage and management services provider One Charter Plc was recently awarded, through its subsidiary operations company One Air Taxi Ltd, an air operating certificate for public transportation by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

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SoCal RV Formation Squadron To Perform At Golden West

Regional Fly-in Coming To Marysville, CA June 6-8

Formation flying is not something that just any pilot can do, especially outside of the military. Visitors to this year's Golden West Regional Fly-in and Airshow -- to be held June 6, 7 and 8 at Yuba County Airport (MYV) in Marysville, CA -- will have the opportunity see the famous SoCal RV Formation Squadron put on precision flying demonstrations each day of the event.

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Turbulence Leads To Injuries Onboard UAL A320

Things That Go Bump On The Flight

It's not uncommon for airplanes flying over the Rocky Mountain region of the western United States to experience turbulent conditions... particularly in the spring and summer, as the ground warms. But passengers onboard a recent United Airlines flight say what they experienced was anything but routine.

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Aircraft Partnership Association Aims To Link Interested Owners

Hopes To Facilitate Private Plane Partnerships

Last week, a group called the Aircraft Partnership Association (APA) launched a new program to help more pilots achieve their dream of aircraft ownership by using technology to facilitate forming private partnerships.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.27.08)

Aero-Linx!

Traditionally, most aviation organizations primarily are founded and strive to support and inform pilots. Many in the aviation community felt a need for an organization to support the aviation maintenance industry, in particular the female members. This brought about the organization of AWAM.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.27.08): Redline

Aero-Terms!

For a given airplane, the airspeed above which it is unsafe to fly. Redlining the plane may over stress or even damage structural elements in the plane. Also known as Vne.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (04.27.08)

"We’re on final approach to an FAA funding bill in the Senate, and we finally got clearance because of the support and determination of AOPA members who were willing to accept a tax increase, if truly necessary, to support a modernized air traffic control system, but stood rock solid against user fees."

Source: AOPA President Phil Boyer, welcomed the news of Senate action on FAA reauthorization, following months of inaction on the part of lawmakers.

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CA TFR: 05.01.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5077 Issue Date: April 26, 2008 at 2001 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: May 02, 2008 at 0001 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 02, 2008 at 0200 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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CA TFR: 05.01.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/5076 Issue Date: April 26, 2008 at 2000 UTC Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME (MYV) Beginning Date and Time: May 01, 2008 at 1355 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 01, 2008 at 1555 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special Security Reasons Type: Security Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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