He was a veteran of WW II and Vietnam. He earned more combat
medals than you could carry. He became a "triple ace," even though
it took 23 years. His exploits as the creator and Mission Commander
of "Operation Bolo," the most successful aerial battle of the
Vietnam conflict, were documented by the History Channel Dogfights
Special series, "Air Ambush." And he was inspiration and motivation
to thousands, military and civilians, alike, over many years.
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/4629
Issue Date: June 15, 2007 at 1734 UTC
Location: Denver, Colorado near FALCON VORTAC (FQF)
Beginning Date and Time: June 22, 2007 at 2015 UTC
Ending Date and Time: June 24, 2007 at 2100 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: US military high performance aerial demonstraions
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Denver (D01) TRACON, 303-342-1916
AD NUMBER: 2007-12-17
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-12-17
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive
(AD) for certain EMBRAER Model EMB-135 airplanes and Model EMB-145,
-145ER, -145MR, -145LR, -145XR, -145MP, and -145EP airplanes.
AD NUMBER: 2007-12-15
MANUFACTURER: General Electric
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-12-15
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD) for GE CF34-10E series turbofan engines.
Carrier Worried About Employees Who Encounter List Hits
The Canadian version of the no-fly list will become official
June 18... and Air Canada has voiced concern for its front-line
staff that comes across someone who is actually on the list, and
the potential reaction such a discovery might produce.
Scramjet Could Make Two Hour Flight From Sydney To London A
Scientists from Australia's Defense Science and Technology
Organization (DSTO) and the US Defense Advanced Research Projects
Agency (DARPA) successfully launched one of the world's fastest
air-breathing engine experiments in the Australian outback
Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois
outlined some ambitious environmental goals for the company
Thursday ,and called on the aviation sector, suppliers and
governments to share his vision of an eco-efficient aviation
A weather satellite launched in 1999 that plays a key role in
making accurate hurricane predictions is in danger of failing at
any moment. A replacement was originally due to be launched in
2009, but has been bumped to 2016.
Die-hard Pluto fans still seeking redemption for their demoted
planet have added cause for despair this week. New data shows the
dwarf planet Eris is 27 percent more massive than Pluto, thereby
strengthening the decree last year there are only eight planets in the solar
system, and a growing list of dwarf planets.
Popular Exhibit Showcases The Latest In Light Sport
For one week, the world of light sport aircraft (LSA) will be on
display, allowing enthusiasts to browse the latest models in
recreational aircraft at the very popular LSA Mall during EAA
AirVenture Oshkosh from July 23-29.
AERO Vodochody a.s. (AERO) announced Friday it has completed the
assembly line for production of the C-27J military transport
tactical aircraft center wing box for Italy's Alenia Aeronautica.
The first center wing box should be completed in Vodochody in this
year’s 3rd quarter.
Jet Airways Will Display Newest 777; F/A-18F Will Fly
Boeing tells ANN the planemaker will highlight its full range of
products and services -- that are producing record sales across
commercial and defense markets -- at this year's Paris Air Show,
beginning June 18 at Le Bourget airfield, north of the city.
Will Include Paint, Engineering Facilities; Addition To Flight
Dassault Falcon announced this week a new round of expansion at
its Little Rock, AR Completion Center. The expansion includes an
additional 116,000 square feet of production, design and warehouse
Prism Helicopters Selects Tracking, Text And Telephony
Iridium Satellite announced this week that Prism Helicopters has
selected Sky Connect's Tracker and Mission Managing Units (MMU) to
equip its fleet with tracking, voice and text messaging via the
Iridium satellite network.
Searchable database of maps and charts, ranging from the year 1655
to 2001. This collection contains over 21,000 items spanning just
about every type of map or chart imaginable, including
aeronautical, nautical, topographic... even fishing charts. Take a
look at Washington, DC circa 1935: wow, hardly a TFR in
"We would go blind. It would be significantly
Source: Wayne Sallade, emergency manager in
Charlotte County, FL, on the potential impact on hurricane
prediction the failure of NOAA's QuickScat satellite could have.
hard hit by Hurricane Charley in 2004. Launched in 1999, QuickScat
plays a key role in making accurate hurricane predictions... but is
also in danger of failing at any moment. A replacement was
originally due to be launched in 2009, but has been bumped to
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/4597
Issue Date: June 15, 2007 at 1356 UTC
Location: Ramona, California near JULIAN VORTAC (JLI)
Beginning Date and Time: June 23, 2007 at 0030 UTC
Ending Date and Time: June 24, 2007 at 2359 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Southern California (SCT) TRACON,