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May 24, 2006

ANN Special Feature: COPA's Mike Radomsky 05.25.06

Just as the swallows return to Capistrano each year, so do many Cirrus owners return to the place where their airplanes were born -- the Cirrus factory in Duluth Minnesota. It's called the Cirrus M

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.25.06

Ataturk burns...

Greece and Turkey simmer over Tuesday's midair...

And the NTSB is headed to India....

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 05.25.06

Ataturk burns...

Greece and Turkey simmer over Tuesday's midair...

And the NTSB is headed to India.

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Test Parachutists Jump To Insure Others' Safety

It has been said there is no good reason to jump out of a perfectly good airplane. But a small cadre of airmen at California's Edwards Air Force Base have a very good reason to do so -- saving lives.

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Rolls-Royce Signs Engine Overhaul Deal With Monarch Airlines

Covers Engines On B757s, A320s In UK LCC's Fleet

Rolls-Royce Aero Repair and Overhaul told ANN Wednesday the company has signed a new agreement for complete engine overhaul service with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd, a subsidiary of British LCC Monarch Airlines.

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Fossett Takes GlobalFlyer On One Last Flight

Donates Record-Setting Plane To NASM

For any other aircraft, a flight from Kansas to Washington, DC would be a cross-country trek; for adventurer Steve Fossett and the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer, however, Tuesday's flight from Salina seems little more than a regional jaunt for a $100 hamburger... but it was likely the last time the record-setting aircraft will soar through the sky.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-01 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-01 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Airbus Model A300 B4-600R and A300 F4-600R series airplanes.

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AD: Viking

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-02 MANUFACTURER: Viking Air Limited SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-02 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Viking Air Limited Model DHC-7 airplanes.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-04 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-04 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) that applies to certain Airbus Model A319, A320, and A321 airplanes.

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AD: Rolls-Royce

AD NUMBER: 2006-11-05 MANUFACTURER: Rolls Royce SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-11-05 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for Rolls-Royce plc (RR) RB211-22B series, RB211-524B, -524C2, -524D4, -524G2, -524G3, and -524H series, and RB211-535C and -535E series turbofan engines with high pressure compressor (HPC) stage 3 disc assemblies, part numbers (P/Ns) LK46210, LK58278, LK67634, LK76036, UL11706, UL15358, UL22577, UL22578, and UL24738 installed.

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It's REALLY Official: Commercial Aircraft Production Ends In Southern California

Final Two Boeing 717s Delivered To Midwest, AirTran

The end has been in sight for some time... but commercial aircraft production at the former Douglas Aircraft plant in Long Beach, CA officially came to an end Tuesday, as Boeing delivered the last two 717-200 airliners to Midwest Airlines and AirTran Airways.

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NTSB Sends Team To Investigate Malaysian Airliner Fuel Tank Explosion

Shades Of TWA 800?

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday it is sending a team of investigators to Bangalore, India, to assist in the investigation of a reported left wing fuel tank explosion on a Transmile Airlines B727-200.

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PR TFR: 05.26.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8109 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 15:07 UTC Location: Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: May 26, 2006 at 12:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 26, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For explosive demolition Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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PR TFR: 05.26.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8107 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 14:59 UTC Location: Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: May 26, 2006 at 12:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 26, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For explosive demolition Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 05.24.06

Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: Missed Approaches

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 05.24.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.24.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: 05.24.06 (ANN Special Feature, Tom Turner with some tips on missed approach procedures)

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PR TFR: 05.25.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8102 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 14:54 UTC Location: Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY)

Beginning Date and Time: May 25, 2006 at 12:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 25, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For explosive demolition Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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PR TFR: 05.25.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8106 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 14:56 UTC Location: Island of Vieques, Puerto Rico near ST CROIX VOR/DME (COY) Beginning Date and Time: May 25, 2006 at 12:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: May 25, 2006 at 20:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For explosive demolition Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: San Juan (ZSU) Center, 787-253-8664

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SC Lieutenant Governor Injured In Mooney Accident

Plane Clipped Powerlines On Takeoff

ANN REALTIME UPDATE 05.24.06 1730EDT: ANN has received more information regarding the Tuesday night plane crash that injured South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer and his passenger, John M. Leohardt.

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Fire At Turkish Airport Causes Thousands To Flee

Wiring Believed To Be Cause

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 05.24.06 1130EDT: Huge flames and black smoke billowed 100 feet into the air over the cargo area of Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport Wednesday, injuring at least three people and causing thousands of airport personnel and passengers to flee from the terminals nearby.

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Prosecutors Rule Air Marshals Justified In Miami Jetway Shooting

Man's Erratic Behavior, Threats Led To Fatal Shooting

It was a clean shoot. That's the word from the Florida State Attorney's Office in Miami, FL on the shooting by federal air marshals of an American Airlines passenger on the jetway at Miami International Airport last December 7.

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Six Rescued After DHC-2 Goes Down In Alaska

Five people are hospitalized -- two in serious condition -- after a DeHavilland DHC-2 Turbo Beaver went down in the waters of Alaska's Hallo Bay on Monday.

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More UAVs To China?

Israeli UAV Firm Searched

Months after a Japanese company was searched by police and customs agents on suspicions of selling UAV technology to China... now comes word that an Israeli company is also under suspicion.

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NTSB: No New Probe Into What Brought AAL 587 Down

Board Maintains Recent Incidents Not Related To 2001 Accident

No. Plain and simple. That's the answer from the NTSB to pilots who've requested the safety board take a second look at the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Queens, NY almost five years ago.

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Air Deccan IPO Flops

Costs Discourage Investors

That big "thud" you may heard from over the horizon came from India... where low-cost carrier Air Deccan's initial public stock offering was just a little disappointing.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (05.24.06): Three-Bar VASIs

Aero-Tips!

Yesterday we looked at the familiar two-bar VASI, or Visual Approach Slope Indicator. At some air carrier airports you may see a variation called the three-bar VASI.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.24.06)

Aero-Linx!

Burt Rutan and the gang beat him to it but Brian Walker -- aka Rocket Guy -- is still working on getting into space.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.24.06): FIS

Aero-Terms!

A Flight Information System displays information about various flights and flight routes.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (5.24.06)

"He had no connection at all with September 11. I am the one in charge of the 19 brothers and I never assigned brother Zacarias to be with them in that mission."

Source: From an audio tape released Tuesday believed to be from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, claiming convicted al-Qaeda conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui played no part in the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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AK TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8082 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 4:06 UTC Location: Coho Loop Fire Kosilof Village, Alaska near KENAI VOR/DME (ENA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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CO TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8081 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 3:18 UTC Location: 15 West Meeker, Colorado near MEEKER VOR/DME (EKR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Support Center, 202-267-3333

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OR TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8120 Issue Date: May 23, 2006 at 16:39 UTC Location: Hermiston, Oregon near PENDLETON VORTAC (PDT) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: May 24, 2006 at 7:00 UTC Reason for NOTAM: For gas release Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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