NOTAM Number: FDC 5/8067
Location: Greenville, Mississippi near GREENVILLE VOR/DME
Beginning Date: September 09, 2005 at 19:00 UTC
Ending Date: September 10, 2005 at 22:00 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy F-18 and
U.S. Air Force A-10 teams.
NOTAM Number: FDC 5/8068
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon near NEWBERG VOR/DME (UBG)
Beginning Date: September 09, 2005 at 20:45 UTC
Ending Date: September 11, 2005 at 23:59 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Due to High Performance Aerial
Issued: 09/07/2005 14:40
Effective: 09/08/2005 13:00 - 09/09/2005 21:00
Facility: ZSU - SAN JUAN (ARTCC),PR.
Description: EAST SIDE OF ISLAND OF VIEQUES PR. 1300-2100 UTC
DLY WEF 0509081300 UNTIL 0509092100 UTC.
Issued: 09/07/2005 12:50
Effective: Immediately - Until Further Notice
Facility: ZHU - HOUSTON (ARTCC),TX.
Description: SPECIAL NOTICE ... EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE. JOINT TASK FORCE (JTF) KATRINA AIRSPACE CONTROL
PLAN (ACP) PRO...
Sources: Crew's Inability To Understand Cockpit Warnings Or
Speak A Common Language May Have Spelled Flight's End
The cockpit crew aboard a doomed Helios Airways 737-300 was
confused by alarms and failed to recognize that the plane was
losing cabin pressure -- they succumbed to the lack of oxygen and
eventually lost consciousness. The aircraft crashed near Athens,
Greece, August 14th, killing all 121 people on board.
Russian Navy officials say they have no plans to raise the
wreckage of an Su-33 that slid off the deck of the carrier Admiral
Kuznetsov Monday. The pilot ejected safely and was recovered, but
the aircraft will apparently spend eternity more than 3,000 feet
below the surface of the North Atlantic.
Researchers at the Naval Research Laboratory’s
(NRL’s) Tactical Electronic Warfare Division (TEWD) have
developed an affordably expendable fully autonomous compact
electric helicopter system called SPIDER.
After more than two months in "indefinite recess" the National
Mediation Board has called UPS and the Independent Pilots
Association back to Washington, D.C. for two days of intensive
negotiations. Talks are scheduled for Thursday and Friday,
September 15 and 16.
Members of the Civil Air Patrol's Louisiana Wing have been
tasked to assist relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane
Katrina. Damage-assessment flights are being flown from mission
bases in both Lake Charles, La., and Baton Rouge, La.
Senator Asks Blakey To Assure Him Northwest Airlines "Is
Meeting All Necessary Standards Of Reliability And Safety"
The problem with being perceived as riding roughshod over the
help is that the help tends to get mouthy. An FAA
inspector-turned-whistleblower has reportedly sparked a major
investigation into Northwest Airlines' maintenance efforts as last
month's mechanics' strike continues.
Lockheed Martin says it's successfully integrated and flown the
Joint Common Missile instrumented measurement vehicles (IMVs) on
the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter, validating the
physical and environmental interface between the missile, the M299
missile launcher and the helicopter platform.
Darryl Harlos, Director of Quality for Superior Air Parts, Inc.,
has announced the appointment of Metta Evenson as Quality Assurance
Document Coordinator and David Guerra as Quality Assurance
Yet another Soviet-era civil aircraft went down in the
Democratic Republic of Congo Tuesday, killing eleven people,
according to the UN. The aircraft was reportedly on approach to the
airport in Isiro when it crashed in poor visibility about a mile
from the runway threshold.
Ascent FFS XTM Meets CAAC Level D Standards for FFS
On August 14th, the Ascent FFS XTM Boeing 737-800 Full Flight
Simulator received Level D certification by the Civil Aviation
Administration of China (CAAC), conforming to the requirements of
GB/T 15025-94 flight simulator standards of the People's Republic
Wednesday's official opening of a world center of excellence for
the development and testing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) by
First Minister for Wales Rhodri Morgan marks a milestone in
"Safety is of paramount importance to every employee at
Source: NWA statement to the Wall Street Journal
after word that the airline, which has been operating despite a
mechanics' strike, has reportedly come under FAA scrutiny for
mechanical defects. The rate of reported defects has jumped more
than ten times since the strike began, according to an FAA