ANN REALTIME REPORTING 11.06.06 2040 EST: Three
people onboard two Beech V35 Bonanzas escaped with only minor
injuries Monday, after the planes collided as both were attempting
to land at the Los Alamos (NM) Airport.
NOTAM Number: FDC 6/5483
Issue Date: November 06, 2006 at 12:16 UTC
Location: Nellis AFB, Nevada near LAS VEGAS VORTAC (LAS)
Beginning Date and Time: November 10, 2006 at 16:00 UTC
Ending Date and Time: November 12, 2006 at 23:59 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: High performance aerial demonstrations featuring
the USAF Thunderbirds
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Nellis (LVS) Air Traffic Control Tower,
Aviation And Politics, Part Two... With AOPA President Phil
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 11.06.06 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 11.06.06
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Aviation And Politics,
Part Two: 11.06.06 (ANN Special Feature, Part Two of our
interview with AOPA President Phil Boyer on how aviation plays in
One of the least-documented eras of aviation's story is the
transition from the frail, kite-like structures of its infancy to
strong, maneuverable and capable military craft developed during
the First World War. ANN was privileged to preview a new television
program that fills this gap.
Says Many Don't Realize The Value Of General Aviation
In a rare case where a politician isn't dumping on general
aviation or threatening to close down another airport, Gov. Edward
G. Rendell of Pennsylvania announced last Friday the investment of
$5 million to help 12 airports with improvement projects to expand
and improve terminals, runways, and hangars.
A Zodiac CH 601 single-engine aircraft went down in northern
California Saturday, possibly due to an in-flight explosion.
The aircraft crashed in a Sutter County orchard, killing two
people who were on an apparent VFR pleasure flight.
Brazilian Air Traffic Controllers Put On High Alert
Many flight instructors will warn you to be very careful
when setting your transponder. They will tell you to be especially
mindful to avoid squawking "7" in the first digit because if you
add another "7" or" 6" or "5", this sets off alarm bells, warning
whistles, and panic horns for the controller--
signalling emergency, lost communications, and hijacking,
Three months after security officials broke up a terrorist
plot in London that would have used liquid explosives to bring down
passenger aircraft, the UK has decided to modify the restrictions
against bringing liquids on board.
In one of those stories that makes you realize that sometimes
even supermodels can't get everything they want, Miss Universe
Zulenka Rivera, and a baker's dozen of the most beautiful women in
the world, was denied an airline boarding pass in India this
Israeli warplanes are flying over Lebanon -- to the annoyance of
France and the European Union. It says the overflights are intended
to pressure the international community to take action to stop arms
smuggling to terrorists, and to release two abducted Israeli
Planes, Avionics, Flight Gear, Insurance... It's ALL There
It's almost here... AOPA Expo, which kicks off Thursday,
November 9 in Palm Springs, CA. And word has it EVERYTHING that
could be on a pilot's wish list -- from new aircraft to the latest
avionics, from fly-in communities to flight training centers --
will be on display and available during the three-day event at the
Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA.
“The capital investments in these airports will
help stimulate local economies and provide better service for
customers. The enhancements and expansions allow the airports to
attract and increase corporate, commercial and private aircraft
activity, which will help generate revenue and job
Source: Pennsylvania Governor Edward G.
Rendell, who announced recently the investment of $5 million to
help 12 state airports with improvement projects to expand and
improve terminals, runways, and hangars.