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July 30, 2006

ANN Special Feature: Wrapping Up EAA AirVenture 2006 07.31.06

EAA President Tom Poberezny spoke with reporters Sunday, July 30, 2006, wrapping up AirVenture 2006. One topic of discussion was a fatal taxiway accident that happened Sunday morning.


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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.31.06

A grim finale at Oshkosh... one person is dead after a freak accident on the taxiway.

Strong storms rip through Oshkosh and Appleton... leaving behind some pretty serious damage.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.31.06

A grim finale at Oshkosh... one person is dead after a freak accident on the taxiway.

Strong storms rip through Oshkosh and Appleton... leaving behind some pretty serious damage.

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Aero-News Alert: One Known Fatality In OSH Taxiway Accident

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 1400 EDT: Aero-News has learned there is one confirmed dead in an accident on the ground at Wittman Field Sunday afternoon, where a TBM Avenger taxiied into an RV aircraft stopped ahead of it on the taxiway.

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Ouch! Sunday Morning Storm Causes Plane Damage At ATW

Maule, Bonanza Get Closer Than Intended

The storms that blew through the Oshkosh and Appleton areas Sunday morning claimed at least two casualties... that so far, fortunately, seem limited to planes.

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Warbird of the Day - Yakovlev YAK-3

The history of this aircraft design is as full of intrigue and mystery as a Russian spy novel.

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Weather... Weather... Should Get Better

Wittman Field Lashed By Thunderstorms

So here it is, 0750 local and the wind has been lashing us and the rain is blowing semi-horizontally and the sky is occasionally lit by flashes and accompanied by ominous rumbling sounds. Here at the house it's VV, but at the airfield they're reporting 500 feet visibility.  Even the ducks are on the ground right now, although the forecast is positive.

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Voyager FPS and ANN Bring YOU The Weather In Oshkosh For Sunday 07.30.06

As Provided By Seattle Avionics And ANN!

We're gonna help you get to the fabled land of Oshkosh... with a little help from our friends!

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Six Lost In MO Skydiving Plane Accident

Witnesses Say Twin Otter Lost Engine On Takeoff

Officials report six people were lost Saturday afternoon when a DeHavilland Twin Otter turboprop carrying skydivers went down in a residential area shortly after takeoff from Sullivan Regional Airport, near St. Louis, MO.

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REV Aircraft Engines Is The LEAD Sponsor Of ANN's Coverage Of AirVenture 2006!

ANN Announces Our 2006 AirVenture Special Coverage LEAD Sponsor: REV Aircraft Engines

We've spent a lot of time telling you these past few months about how much our coverage of AirVenture 2006 is gonna ROCK... and we've already shown you some of the neat features we've unveiled just for this year's aeronautical bacchanal at Wittman Field. Truth is, though... we couldn't do ANY of it without the VERY generous support of our wonderful sponsors.

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ANN Welcomes Oshkosh 2006 Major Sponsor: Piper Aircraft

Piper Helps Bring ANN's Special Coverage of AirVenture 2006 To YOU!

AirVenture Main Aircraft Display Area 72-75, 79-82 From Cubs to Meridians... Piper may not build as many planes as some of the other boys, but boy, do they make each and every aircraft they build their own. From the Arrow-inspired Warrior trainer... to the Cherokee Six... to the Seminole and Aztec twins... Pipers are easy to spot on the ramp, and even easier to find pilots simply raving about their planes.

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AOPA's 'Project Pilot' Receives Big Gift From AirShares Elite

First Av Company To Kick In Cash To Support Mentoring

What if each and every pilot currently flying today, introduced one new person to the experience... and then continued to offer their support and encouragement as that pilot went on to earn his or her license?

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LoPresti To Build Fury Factory In New Mexico

Belen Plant To Produce Swift-y Little Bird

Things are about to get a lot hotter in Belen, NM... and not just because of the desert heat, or the green chile.

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Hearing-Impaired Pilot Shares Experiences From Ongoing RTW Flight

AirVenture Stop On 40,000-Mile Journey

It is a dream flight of "firsts"; the first diesel-powered aircraft to fly around the world, a Diamond DA42 Twin Star; the first Scandinavian team to fly around the world in a light aircraft; the first flight whose main sponsor was a technology-leading hearing instrument manufacturer.

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Klyde Morris (07.30.06)

Klyde's Trip To OSH, Part Nine

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Cessna Joins ANN's Oshkosh Special Coverage Team As A Major Sponsor

Come See The Cessna LSA POC,  And The New  Citation Mustang At Main Aircraft Display Area 143-156 ANN has had amazing good luck in attracting the attention and support of some of the best companies in the aviation business. Few of them, however, can hope to equal the stature and longevity of Cessna Aircraft.

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Cirrus Design Steps Up As ANN 2006 AirVenture Special Coverage Major Sponsor

ANN Announces One Of Our Favorite 2006 AirVenture Special Coverage Major Sponsors: Cirrus Design

What else is there to say... we want a turbo SR22 BAD (and not simply for the off chance of getting to see SR22 owner Angelina Jolie at the next COPA gathering.) It's not surprising that the combination of a turbocharger... and a hot new Hartzell prop... makes a wonderful aircraft even more so.

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Raptors Drop In For A Visit At Oshkosh

AirVenture Crowds Treated To VERY Rare Sight

Jaws dropped in awe as two of the US Air Force’s newest front line fighter aircraft, the F-22 Raptor, made their AirVenture debut Thursday afternoon.

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Eclipse Brings ANN's Oshkosh Special Coverage To YOU!

Eclipse Joins ANN's Team of Elite Oshkosh Special Coverage Sponsors

The Eclipse 500 VLJ started the very-light-jet movement that dominates industry talk today. Six years ago Eclipse Aviation made its first appearance at AirVenture Oshkosh proclaiming its "New Way to Fly" campaign. 

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Flight Design Announces Factory Expansion

Majority of Increased CT Production Bound For US

Flight Design, reportedly the sales leader of S-LSAs in the United States, is expanding its manufacturing facility to increase production capabilities.

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ANN Introduces 2006 Oshkosh Special Coverage Sponsor... Garmin!

Garmin Avionics: 4035 A, B, C, Combo S, Hgr D, Main Aircraft Display Area ANN is intensely pleased to add a new Sponsor to our Oshkosh roster with the addition of avionics superstar, Garmin Avionics.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (07.30.06): Light Sport: A Scenario To Thrive

Aero-Tips!

Interested in Light Sport? Think about forming a Sport Aviation Club.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.30.06)

Aero-Linx!

Minter Field, in Shafter (CA), a former WWII training base now houses not only some vintage aircraft, including some Reno Air Race champions but an “Air Ambulance” from the 2002 TV series Firefly.

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ANN Keeps Fast Company: Oshkosh 2006 Major Sponsor Columbia Aircraft

Speed! Style! Fixed Gear! And did we mention speed? Those are the hallmarks of Columbia Aircraft -- whose 350 and 400 single engine planes live up to their billing of "higher, faster, farther."

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.30.06): LOM

Aero-Terms!

Locator Outer Marker -- Navigation aid used as part of an ILS instrument approach for aircraft in the United States.

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ANN Welcomes Avidyne As A Returning Oshkosh 2006 Special Coverage Sponsor!

See Avidyne at Oshkosh Booths 2098-2101, Hgr B First appearing on the Cirrus SR20 and SR22, Avidyne's Entegra LCD panels quickly set the standard by which all other glass cockpits are judged. This is some classy glass, folks... featuring large displays with SHARP text and graphics, and more options than even Jim can fiddle with on a long cross-country.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.30.06)

"Imagine where we could take general aviation if each one of us who flies found just one more pilot to take to the skies. In a few short years, we could double the number of pilots -- to more than one million. We would all benefit with lower costs and greater clout when it counts."

Source: AOPA's Project Pilot spokesman Erik Lindbergh.

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ANN Thanks Oshkosh '06 Supporting Sponsors Adam, Comp Air, Diamond, Velocity!

Who Loves Ya, Baby? Obviously, These Companies Do...

Among our august roster of exemplary sponsors, ANN is pleased to draw your attention to two more of the really COOL companies that help make it possible for us to bring all these stories to you, day by day, from Good ol' Oshkosh... the most aviation friendly place on (and over) Mother EARTH.

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