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June 27, 2004

Ultralight Pilots Locate Lost Girl

The Associated Press has reported that a 14-year-old girl with Down syndrome who had gone missing for 10 hours from a religious retreat has been found by volunteers searching a swamp from the air using ultralight aircraft.

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Homeland Security UAV's Operating in Arizona

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the first sustained civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to curb illegal activities along Arizona’s southern border.

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DFW Debuts New SkyLink People Mover

Gliding down a test track on a flawless run, the SkyLink Automated People Mover System made its public debut at DFW International Airport.

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Pinnacle Airlines Celebrates 100th CRJ

In celebration of the delivery of its 100th Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ), Pinnacle Airlines Corp. President & CEO Philip Trenary will open the NASDAQ Stock Exchange on June 28, 2004 at NASDAQ's Market Site on Times Square in New York City.

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High-Tech Infrared Deice Facility For JFK Airport

Radiant Energy has announced that beginning this winter, airlines at John F. Kennedy International Airport will be able to deice aircraft as large as a B747-300 at a new facility installed by Radiant Energy that will use infrared energy to melt and evaporate ice and snow, under a project approved by the Port Authority Board of Commissioners.

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RIP: WWII Veteran James Daniels III

Capt. James Daniels III, USN (Ret.), a veteran of WWII and one of only three pilots who very nearly were shot down by friendly fire hours after the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941, has passed away at age 88.

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Isle of Man Air Festival Seeks Sponsors

The Isle of Man Online News Service is reporting that sponsors are being sought for this year's Manx Festival of Aviation, which will be held over the first weekend in August.

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California TFR: TFN

NOTAM:  4/5943  Issued:  06/26/2004 04:43  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  CA  Facility:  ZOA - OAKLAND (ARTCC),CA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  COLEVILLE, CA.

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Alaska TFR: TFN

NOTAM: 4/5938  Issued:  06/26/2004 01:56  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AK  Facility:  ZAN - ANCHORAGE (ARTCC),AK.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  CHICKALOON, ALASKA.

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Aero-News Quote of the Day (06.27.04)

"We basically flew low over the trees until we saw her in the grassy swamp. When we saw her, she waved at us. We radioed the ground teams and circled until they got to her." Source: Todd Ritchie, ultralight pilot and member of the Wing Nuts gang from Flyin Dollar airstrip in Barrett Township (PA), who along with two of his fellow pilots located Heidi Burkardt, a 14-year-old with Down syndrome who had been lost for hours in a Poconos swamp.

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OSH-30 And Counting! Are you ready?

Are you counting the days yet? We are!  And since the show officially kicks off in exactly one month, it's time to remind you all!

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AD: Agusta

AD NUMBER: 2001-24-07R1 MANUFACTURER: Agusta SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2001-24-07 R1 SUMMARY: This amendment revises an existing airworthiness directive (AD), for the Agusta S.p.A. (Agusta) Model A109C, A109E, and A109K2 helicopters, that currently requires inspecting the main rotorblade (blade) tip cap for bonding separation and a crack, and also requires a tap inspection of the tip cap for bonding separation in the blade bond area and a dye-penetrant inspection of the tip cap leading edge along the welded joint line of the upper and lower tip cap skin shells for a crack.This amendment requires those same actions, but corrects a blade part number (P/N) that was stated incorrectly in the Applica

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AD: Eurocopter Deutschland

AD NUMBER: 2004-13-05 MANUFACTURER: Eurocopter Deutschland SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-13-05 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD) for the specified Eurocopter Deutschland (ECD) model helicopters that requires inspecting the vertical fin skin paneling to determine if it was manufactured with the correct wall thickness. This amendment is prompted by a report from the manufacturer that some vertical fins may have been produced with the wrong vertical fin skin thickness. The actions specified by this AD are intended to prevent failure of the vertical fin and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.

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