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November 03, 2006

TX TFR: 11.06.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5331 Issue Date: November 03, 2006 at 14:40 UTC Location: Crawford, Texas Beginning Date and Time: November 06, 2006 at 1:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 06, 2006 at 18:25 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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TX TFR: 11.06.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5326 Issue Date: November 03, 2006 at 14:08 UTC Location: Waco, Texas Beginning Date and Time: November 06, 2006 at 2:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 06, 2006 at 18:20 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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TX TFR: 11.04.06 - 11.05.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5328 Issue Date: November 03, 2006 at 14:24 UTC Location: Crawford, Texas Beginning Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 19:10 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 05, 2006 at 20:05 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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TX TFR: 11.04.06 - 11.05.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5329 Issue Date: November 03, 2006 at 14:25 UTC Location: Waco, Texas Beginning Date and Time: November 04, 2006 at 19:15 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 05, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NE TFR: 11.05.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5383 Issue Date: November 03, 2006 at 20:36 UTC Location: Grand Island, Nebraska Beginning Date and Time: November 05, 2006 at 19:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: November 05, 2006 at 23:20 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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NTSB Issues Update On Manhattan Building Impact

Wind Caused Plane To Drift In Turn

The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday released the following update on its investigation into the accident involving a Cirrus Design SR20, N929CD, that crashed into an apartment building while maneuvering above Manhattan, NY on October 11, 2006.

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AOPA's Phil Boyer Weighs In On Aviation and Politics

Election Day Is November 7! Get Out And Vote!

Unless you've been living under the proverbial rock for the past six months, you're probably aware next Tuesday is Election Day. As pilots, we must also keep in mind how our votes may influence how we wind up paying for ATC services... and that's a message Phil Boyer, president of the 408,000-member-strong Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, wants everyone to consider.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Friday 11.03.06

Aviation And Politics, Part One... With AOPA President Phil Boyer

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.03.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.03.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Aviation And Politics, Part One: 11.03.06 (ANN Special Feature, our interview with AOPA President Phil Boyer on how aviation plays in next week's midterm e

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The Saber Rattling Continues In Iran

Revolutionary Guards Test-Fire Three New Missiles

In a response to US-led military exercises in the Persian Gulf, Iran test-fired three models of a new anti-ship missile Thursday.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.03.06

Another lawsuit is filed in the Comair crash...
A Beechcraft twin is down in Florida...
...and the FAA's Age-60 rule gets another look.


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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 11.03.06

Another lawsuit is filed in the Comair crash...
A Beechcraft twin is down in Florida...
...and the FAA's Age-60 rule gets another look.

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ANN Special Feature: Pt 1 - Pre-Election w/ AOPA's Phil Boyer 11.03.06

Today's ANN Special Feature is the first part of Jim Campbell's interview with AOPA President Phil Boyer, with detailed analysis of what's at stake for aviation in Tuesday's US elections.

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Bonuses Haven't Helped TSA Retain Screeners

"It's Menial Labor"

A program that offered airport security screeners a combined $18 million in bonuses if they stayed on the job through the summer... did not have the effect the Transportation Security Administration had hoped for.

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NTSB Prelim: PHI Sikorsky Downing Appears WX Related

Last weeks's downing of a PHI Sikorsky S-76A++ (file photo, below), which put two pilots in the drink and resulted in the loss of the aircraft, now appears to have a number of weather related factors to consider in the NTSB's ongoing investigation. The Gulf is a tough place for helos.... even for professional crews.

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Delta Connection Comair Pilots Respond to 1113 Bankruptcy Court Motion

The once lofty allure of an airline pilot career is taking some pretty big hits lately. Here's yet another... Capt. J.C. Lawson, chairman of the Comair pilots unit of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l, issued the following statement after Comair management filed an 1113(c) motion in bankruptcy court. In essence, the motion requests that the bankruptcy judge allow the company to repudiate and breach the pilot labor contract and impose terms of employment.

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Navy's Newest Helo Squadron Deploys To Persian Gulf

The US Navy's Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 Detachment 1 "Wildcards" deployed October 28 from Naval Air Station North Island to the Persian Gulf, in support of the global war on terrorism.

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Paper: Tapes Confirm ATC Told Brazil Accident Pilots To Fly At Wrong Altitude

Authorities Haven't Verified Report

A Brazilian newspaper says it has proof the two pilots flying an Embraer business jet that collided with a Gol Airlines 737 in September... were following ATC instructions to fly at the same altitude as the airliner.

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SAFO Clarifies Frost 'Polishing' Procedure

Basically... Don't Do It, OK?

If you want to polish frost on your plane instead of removing it... the FAA has clarified its position on that procedure.

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Student, Instructor Lost In FL Duchess Accident

Pilot Reported Engine Trouble

A Beechcraft BE76 Duchess went down in Florida Wednesday during an apparent emergency landing attempt, killing a student and his instructor.

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De Gaulle Workers Stripped Of Security Clearances On Safety Fears

Also: Terror Suspects Freed Due To Lack Of Evidence

Over 70 workers at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport have been denied access to sensitive areas of the airport on security fears. Authorities say they pose a risk to passengers, because of their ties to international terrorism.

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Klyde Morris (11.03.06)

Klyde Endures Some X-Prize Cup-Related Smack Talk...

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FAA Rulemaking Committee Ponders Age 60 Rule

ICAO Change Goes Into Effect This Month

Pressure to change the age-60 rule continues to mount... as an FAA Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) met for the second time recently to discuss the possibility of changing it. But does that mean those hoping to change the rule will succeed?

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Popular G1000 Safety Course Now Offered On CD-ROM

Max Trescott Shows You Everything Glass Panels Have To Offer

Glass cockpits are an exciting innovation in general aviation that offer the potential for enhanced safety... but how many owners of planes equipped with glass panels know how to operate all the important safety features those advanced instruments have to offer?

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Knots 2U Adds Bonanza Models To HID Light STC

Knots 2U, Ltd. of Burlington, WI has received approval to add their High Intensity Discharge Light kit to all Bonanza models with a cowl mounted landing light. The HID system replaces the existing landing light with "the latest technology lighting" in aviation. Better yet, Knots 2 U says that an HID offers 5 times more light than a standard landing

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Ryanair Plans To Give Its Customers The Chance To Gamble

And We Don't Mean On Finding A Seat

It just doesn't seem that gambling and flying should go well together. After all, how many passengers want anyone on the flight crew to even use the word "gamble?" Make ours a sure thing, please.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (11.03.06): Positive Effect

Aero-Tips!

If you detect anyone's slightest interest in flying, point them toward the airport. You never know how many people you'll positively affect as a result.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (11.03.06)

Aero-Linx!

Another "just because it's a cool aircraft" site. Let’s talk Cobra... let’s talk the AH-1 Attack helicopter.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (11.03.06): Vmo

Aero-Terms!

Also known as Mmo, for Maximum operating limit speed, determined by maximum continuous power in other than level flight.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (11.03.06)

"We might have the pilot calling out bingo numbers. That would get everyone's attention."

Source: Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary, commenting on the Irish LCC's plans to introduce inflight, online bingo to its flights by mid-2007.

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