AD Number:AD/RAD/84 Honeywell RCZ-83 and RCZ-85
Communications Units 10/2005 TX
Applicability: Honeywell RCZ-83 and RCZ-85 Communication
Units with Part Numbers (P/N) 7510700-725, -763, -765, -813, -815,
-825, -863 and -875.
AD Number: AD/DAUPHIN/81 Tail Rotor Blade Sleeve 10/2005
Applicability: Models SA 365 N1 and AS 365 N2, N3
Requirement: Check the stainless steel ring on the
sleeve of each tail rotor blade in accordance with paragraph 2.B.1.
of Eurocopter AS 365 Alert Telex No. 05.00.49. If the stainless
steel ring has moved, before further flight, replace the affected
tail rotor blade.
Less than a month after a delegation led by US Secretary of
State Condoleezza Rice was roughed up by political bodyguards in
Sudan, a team of NTSB investigators arrived in Africa Monday to
look into a helicopter mishap that claimed the live of that
country's vice president.
Why cause problems?
That seemed to be the thinking at Kennedy Space Center in Florida
and at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, as STS-114 mission
managers waived the shuttle off twice from a Monday morning
landing and ordered it to remain in space for another day.
AD NUMBER: 2005-16-04
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for Bell Helicopter Textron (Bell) Model 206A and
206B helicopters modified by Aeronautical Accessories, Inc.
Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SH1392SO with certain
part-numbered high crosstubes.
The ATR-72 that ditched into the Mediterranean sea off the coast
of Sicily Saturday had suffered failure of both engines, forcing it
down short of the Palermo Airport. The most recent reports indicate
that 23 of the 39 on board survived the crash. At least 13 bodies
have been recovered, and three are reported as missing.
Got A Few Things To Say About Oshkosh 2005? Tell Us!
The ANN Editorial Team is just about done with all the summaries
we can assemble about the most recent Oshkosh EAA Fly-In. As is our
custom, we're taking a few days/weeks to consider things carefully
(as well as to recover from the "Big O') and have assembled a few
articles and awards lists that quantify and qualify the very best
and worst of the Oshkosh 2005 experience.
by Aero-News Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. "Hognose"
I'm about to join the ranks of FAA-licensed instructors -- and I
had a question about international students, something we get a few
of at my airfield. So I stopped into the National Association of
Flight Instructors tent. I didn't get my question answered, but did
get signed up for the organization.
By ANN Correspondent Aleta Vinas
Around $500,000 in scholarships will soon be up for the taking.
Women in Aviation International has announced that as of September
1, 2005, members can start applying for the scholarships on the
website. In the past ten years approximately $4 million in
scholarships have been awarded.
A cracked and sinking concrete slab floor in the collection
storage area of the international women pilots' organization, The
Ninety-Nines, Inc., is putting its aviation collection at risk. The
problem was discovered during a remodeling project in the
"We're looking forward to coming
Source: Commander Eileen Collins radioed to
Mission Control upon crew wakeup. Collins and her crewmates
immediately began preparing the orbiter and themselves for landing.
Their first landing opportunity is at Kennedy Space Center in
Florida at 0447 Monday.