NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6615
Issue Date: March 27, 2007 at 1420 UTC
Location: MacDill AFB Tampa, Florida near ST PETERSBURG VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: March 29, 2007 at 1530 UTC
Ending Date and Time: April 01, 2007 at 2100 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue
Angels, other high performance aircraft, and U.S. Army parachute
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Tampa (TPA) Air Traffic Control Tower,
Mooney Airplane Company and AmSafe, Inc. told ANN Tuesday of the
availability of AmSafe Aviation Inflatable Restraints (AAIR®)
retrofit kits for Mooney airplanes. The seatbelt-mounted airbag
systems are currently standard equipment on new Mooney Acclaims,
Ovation 2GXs and Ovation3 aircraft.
Barring Last-Minute Holdups, Carrier Will Become Solvent April
It's been a arduous journey down a extremely bumpy road... but
Delta Air Lines expects the path to become much clearer, very soon.
On Tuesday, the Atlanta, GA-based carrier set a date for its
planned exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Attack Closes Colombo Int'l Airport For Several Hours
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers have escalated their rebellion against
the government with a successful air strike at a government
military base north of the capital of Columbo. The attack happened
just after midnight local time Monday morning.
Equates Opposition To User Fees To 'Partisan Politics'
In her speech Tuesday before the American Association of Airport
Executives/Airport Council International - North America
(AAAE-ACI-NA) Spring Washington Conference, FAA Administrator
Marion Blakey went on the offensive about rising opposition to the
FAA's funding reorganization plan, which relies heavily on
airline-supported user-fees for general aviation pilots.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.27.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.27.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- All About The Hummingbird:
03.27.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Brad Clark of Vertical
Aviation Technologies on the four-place Hummingbird kit
A federal bankruptcy judge may have approved Northwest Airlines'
plan outlining its Chapter 11 bankruptcy strategy Monday, but he
also demanded revisions be added on information on equity
compensation for managers.
For many residents of Dona Ana County in southeastern New
Mexico, it's a tough sell: a proposed increase to the local sales
tax, to fund a project many residents of the resolutely agrarian
region consider a spaced-out idea. But the fate of Spaceport
America rests in their hands.
Call it "Rock Star: Superjumbo." In what some have termed the
most eagerly anticipated visit by a commercial airliner since the
US debut of the Concorde SST nearly 40 years ago, the Airbus A380
returned to US shores Sunday night with a brief stopover at
Washington Dulles International Airport.
Officials with the Center for Disease Control were concerned
when several passengers onboard a Continental Airlines flight from
Hong Kong appeared ill, as their plane made its way to Newark
Liberty International Airport on Monday.
OK... Fasten Your Seatbelts, Turbulence Ahead --And Time To
Rock 'n Roll!
The first generation of ANN, introduced over the course of a
number of aggressive and unique iterations, is about to come to an
end -- to be supplanted by something -- well, wonderful.
"New Mexico has an opportunity to be on the ground
floor when a major industry of the future is born. Bill Gates first
tried to start his software company in Albuquerque, but he couldn't
find local backers. When it comes to space, that won't happen
Source: New Mexico economic development
director Rick Homans. A referendum on funding for the state's
planned Spaceport America goes before voters in Dona Ana County on