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June 11, 2006

MIA C-47 Crew Comes Home... At Long Last

A Grateful Nation Remembers...

The Defense POW/Missing Personnel (DPMO) reports that three servicemen missing in action from World War II have been identified and are bein

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EAA Texas Fly-In Moves 2007 SWRFI To Early June

Don't Mess With Mother's Day!

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.

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Soldier Lost After Black Hawk Rotor Strike

Helo Had Made An Emergency Landing

What had started as a precautionary landing turned tragic Friday morning, when a soldier exiting a UH-60 Black Hawk was struck by one of the helicopter's main rotor blades.

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Delta Recalling Furloughed Pilots

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.

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All Safe After Asiana A321 Hail Encounter

Pilots Land With Shattered Windscreens, No Radar

One hundred seventy-seven Korean students got much more than they bargained for out of their school tour when the Airbus A321 they were aboard was forced down after a high-speed encounter with hail.

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AEA Hosting Avionics Installation Seminar

June 22-24: Basic Wiring & Avionics Installation Training Seminar

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.

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APAAD Claim ALPA Stance Puts Members At 'Global Disadvantage'

America’s Most Experienced Pilots... The Next Wave of Outsourcing?

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...."

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Michigan Aerospace Successfully Qualifies A/C Wind Measurement Instrument

Testing Enables Operation on Airborne Platforms

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.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.11.06): Altitude, Distance, Missed


Know A-D-M: the Altitude, Distance and Missed information before passing the FAF inbound on an approach.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.11.06)


A Balloon Festival is no place for black and white film.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.11.06): Furball


A confused dogfight involving a large number of aircraft.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (06.11.06)

"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 rule.

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MD TFR: 06.12.06 - 06.13.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/9374 Issue Date: June 09, 2006 at 13:22 UTC Location: Hagerstown/Thurmont, Maryland near MARTINSBURG VORTAC (MRB) 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 Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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