The EAA Southwest Regional Fly-In, seeking to avoid conflicts
with competing events, today announced that in 2007 The Texas
Fly-In will take place on June 1st and 2nd. In 2007 and subsequent
years, the venerable regional EAA get-together will be held at
Hondo, Texas during the first full week-end in June.
Delta tells ANN that it is recalling between 60 and 70
furloughed pilots this summer as the airline restructures its
network to improve revenue and better meet customers' domestic and
international travel needs.
June 22-24: Basic Wiring & Avionics Installation Training
In cooperation with Tarrant County College and the National
Center for Aircraft Technician Training (NCATT), the AEA will host
an avionics installation training seminar from June 22-24 at
Tarrant County’s Northwest Campus in Fort Worth, Texas.
America’s Most Experienced Pilots... The Next Wave of
According to Airline Pilots Against Age Discrimination (APAAD),
"Thousands of pilot jobs in this country will soon be outsourced to
foreign airlines with the apparent consent of the Air Line Pilots
Association (ALPA), the nation’s largest pilot union...."
Michigan Aerospace Corporation (MAC) tells ANN that it has
successfully vibration-tested a tunable LIDAR (Light Detection and
Ranging) receiver for flight operation aboard a high-altitude
aircraft. The testing was performed in conjunction with, and funded
by, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
"The new standard means that American pilots who wish to
continue flying past 60 in this country may do so, but only if they
go to work for a foreign carrier."
Source: FedEx pilot Bob Lavender, on a recently
approved International Civil Aviation Organization measure to
establish age 65 as the new international standard for pilot
retirement -- five years later than the FAA's "Age 60" retirement
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9374
Issue Date: June 09, 2006 at 13:22 UTC
Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: June 12, 2006 at 12:10 UTC
Ending Date and Time: June 13, 2006 at 21:40 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A