You Know You're In Trouble When You Have To Check That
The FAA Has Gotten Their Facts Straight...
ANN has received an urgent notice from an FAA Staffer
indicating that the TFR graphic that accompanied our original publication of TFR
5/5094 is mistaken and that pilots are busting
this TFR. Checking with the FAA site, we see that the TFR depiction
we had previously published is STILL depicted in
RealTime. Afraid yet?
The DoD POW/MIA Personnel Office (DPMO) has announced that
the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the
Vietnam War, have been identified and are being returned to his
family for burial.
Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc. has selected the Garmin G1000
integrated avionics system for its new D-JET personal aircraft. The
G1000 flight deck for the D-JET will be available as a three-panel
system with two 10" primary flight displays (PFDs), a centrally
located 15" multi-function display (MFD), FMS controller,
glareshield mounted Autopilot Controller, and dual
AHRS/GPS/Magnetometer sensor system.
Learning is fun and exciting with noted aviation instructor and
humorist Rod Machado. Two of Machado's products have been combined,
the Private Pilot Handbook and Samurai Airmanship DVD, and are
being sold exclusively through Sporty's for the price of one.
AEA has alerted ANN to Proposed FAA Order 8100.14A
SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability
of and requests comments on proposed Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) Order 8100.14A, Interim Procedures for Working
with the European Community on Airworthiness Certification and
ANN REAL-TIME NEWS: 0527 EDT -- Members of Afghanistan's
renegade Taliban say they shot down a US Army MH47 Chinook
helicopter in the eastern part of the country Tuesday, and military
officials say that may indeed have been the case. There were 17
service members on board -- and there's no immediate indication as
to their fate.
Stafford-Covey Group Finding Probably Won't Cause Launch
Just three weeks before the space shuttles' Return to Flight, a
NASA advisory group says the space agency has failed to address
three critical safety issues: eliminating critical launch debris,
harden the shuttle against debris impact and figure out a way to
repair the orbiter's heat shield in orbit.
Dropping in and destroying enemy ground forces is the specialty
of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment. Based at
Fort Richardson, Alaska, the unit is playing a pivotal role this
week in Talisman Saber '05, a combined joint exercise with
NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft observed a massive, short-lived
outburst of ice or other particles from comet Tempel 1 that
temporarily expanded the size and reflectivity of the cloud of dust
and gas (coma) that surrounds the comet nucleus.
Scientists are fascinated by a dark, lake-like feature recently
observed on Saturn's moon Titan. NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured
a series of images showing a marking, darker than anything else
around it. It is remarkably lake-like, with smooth, shore-like
boundaries unlike any seen previously on Titan.
"It is unfair and un-American to abandon displaced service
workers and their families, just because treating them the same as
displaced manufacturing workers would cost more. This simple reform
has been discussed for quite a while. Now it's time for President
Bush and Congress to do the right thing."
Source: Ted Ludwig, president of Aircraft
Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) Local 33, demanding
Washington update benefits to workers whose jobs are outsourced. US
Airways machinists, are you listening?