Friday was supposed to be the day the board at European
Aeronautic Defense and Space Company was to vote on funding for the
Airbus A350XWB program... but continued bickering over the
$10-billion project forced EADS to postpone the meeting for another
day, according to Reuters.
It could have been a lot worse. Fortunately, a Lee County (FL)
Sheriff's Department Eurocopter AS350 was still on the ground when
the helicopter experienced some kind of mechanical failure that
caused it to shake violently.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has reason to celebrate... as the
aircraft management firm signed a new lease agreement this week
with Eurowings for another BAe 146-200, as well as lease extensions
on seven other BAe 146-200/300 jetliners.
"The Federal Aviation Administration cannot concur in
an action that adversely affects the safety, utility or efficiency
of the airport... The proposal to abandon the 460-foot
extension in the approach of Runway 12 obviously impacts the
utility of the airport (and with no apparent
Source: From a November 17 letter to
Martin County from Bart Vernace, assistant manager of the FAA's
Orlando district office, concerning the wrangling over Witham
Field, as the Federal Aviation Administration once again asserted
it does not support shortening the Stuart, FL airport's main runway
to appease neighbors.
NOTAM Number : FDC 6/6821
Issue Date : November 24, 2006 at 14:42 UTC
Location : Tallahassee, FL / Boston, Georgia
Beginning Date and Time : November 27, 2006 at 19:30 UTC
Ending Date and Time : November 29, 2006 at 20:35 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very
Important Person) Movement
Type : VIP
Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A