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June 05, 2006

ANN Special Feature: NATCA's Ruth Marlin on the FAA's Imposition of an ATC Contract 06.06.06

It's a scenario that played out almost exactly the same way 25 years ago... when air traffic controllers belonging to PATCO walked off the job... and were promtly fired by President Ronald Reagan.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.06.06

The FAA unilaterally imposes contract terms on its controllers...

Now that hurricane season is upon us... what did we learn about the use of aircraft and airspace during Katrina?

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 06.06.06

The FAA unilaterally imposes contract terms on its controllers...

Now that hurricane season is upon us... what did we learn about the use of aircraft and airspace during Katrina?

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AA 767 Engine Blast Closes LAX Runway Friday

Accident Occurred During Engine Run-up

Maintenance crews performing a test run-up on an American Airlines Boeing 767-200 Friday at Los Angeles International Airport were startled when the airliner's left engine caught fire, sending debris across several taxiways and forcing the closure of Runway 25R for about two hours.

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FAA Imposes New Controller Contract

But Will Transition Over Time

The following is a statement from FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, on the passing of the congressional deadline for modification of the FAA's final contract offer to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association submitted April 5.

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Airmen Provide Support After Indonesian Earthquake

C-130s Carry Aid, Equipment

The 374th Air Expeditionary Group completed its first mission to Indonesia June 1 to deliver relief supplies in the wake of a devastating earthquake that killed more than 6,200 people, and displaced or left thousands more homeless.

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Pacific Aerosystem Announces Disabled Pilot Option On Sky Arrow LSA

Sidestick Controls Rudder Inputs; Can Be Removed For Conventional Ops

Pacific Aerosystem Inc. is keeping the needs of disabled pilots in mind. On Monday, company representatives told ANN the company will now offer its Disabled Pilot Option on its Sky Arrow 600 light sport aircraft.

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Global Hawks Surpass 1,000 Combat Hours Over Persian Gulf

Representatives with Northrop Grumman told ANN Monday that two new Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance systems have already flown approximately 50 missions, and more than 1,000 combat hours, in support of coalition forces since their deployment in the Persian Gulf in January of this year.

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Aero-News Alert: C182 Busts ADIZ

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 06.05.06 2015 EDT -- Aero-News has just received a tip on an apparent violation of the Washington DC ADIZ that occurred less than an hour ago.

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Pilot Saves Lives After Suffering Inflight Heart Attack

But Gives His Own In Return

It is probably not an exaggeration to call Jack Francis a hero this morning.

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Thousands Turn Out For 16th Annual AOPA Fly-In

Skies Of Grey Can't Keep Members Away

Despite threatening skies all day, more than 3,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts attended the 16th annual Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In and Open House held last Saturday, June 3, at the Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) headquarters of AOPA in Frederick, MD.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 06.05.06

Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: Choosing The Right Flight Instructor

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 06.05.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 06.05.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Tom Turner's Aero-Craft 101: 06.05.06 (ANN Special Feature, on choosing the best instructor to teach you to fly.)

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NM TFR: 06.06.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8853 Issue Date: June 05, 2006 at 12:25 UTC Location: Roswell/Artesia, New Mexico Beginning Date and Time: June 06, 2006 at 14:55 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 06, 2006 at 18:40 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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WI TFR 06.09.06 - 06.11.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/8866 Issue Date: June 05, 2006 at 15:14 UTC Location: Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, Janesville, Wisconsin near JANESVILLE VOR/DME (JVL) Beginning Date and Time: June 09, 2006 at 18:00 UTC Ending Date and Time: June 11, 2006 at 22:30 UTC Reason for NOTAM: The Southern Wisconsin Airfest Type: Airshow Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Janesville (JVL) Air Traffic Control Tower, 608-754-2611

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ADS-B To Return To Controllers' Screens June 15

Press Conference Prompts FAA Action

The Alaska Aviation Coordination Council announced Friday that the FAA has agreed to put Capstone ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast) from aircraft flying in the Bethel region back on air traffic controller's screens starting June 15.

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At Least Five Perish In Chinese Transport Accident

Military Plane Carrying 40 Goes Down In Eastern Province

Local media outlets report at least five passengers were lost onboard a Chinese military transport that went down in eastern China's Anhui province Saturday afternoon.

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Edinburgh Airport Operator To Charge For Aircraft Noise

'As Long As People Fly... There Will Be Noise'

A plan to force commercial aircraft using Edinburgh Airport to switch to quieter aircraft engines may levy fines against RAF and vintage aircraft for engine noise.

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Europe Opts For 'Spies In The Skies' To Patrol Borders

English Channel Will Soon Be Buzzing... With UAVs

In a move eerily reminiscent of a certain Orwellian novel, European countries are planning to use fleets of UAVs with powerful cameras to patrol Europe's borders to thwart people-smuggling, illegal immigration and terrorism.

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Klyde Morris 06.05.06

Klyde Ponders His Options

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FAA's Blakey Brings Gifts, Comments To Meridian Airport

Airport Receives $1.6 Million; Controllers Get The Tight Lip

While folks in Meridian, MS were giddy about getting a $1.6 million grant from FAA Administrator Marion Blakey (right) for their local airport, the administrator had many things on her mind during her June 1 visit there.

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MN School Turns To Aviation To Inspire Students

We Wish OUR Teachers Would Have Done This...

A school in St. Paul, MN has found a way to inspire its students -- most of whom come from low-income families -- to reach for the stars... or, more accurately, the skies.

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Afghan Soldiers Graduate From Training In TX

Will Fly Missions Against Drug Trafficking, Terrorism

A group of Afghan soldiers recently wrapped up their pilot training in Texas, and will soon be flying helicopters in support of anti-drug efforts in their home country.

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Four Years In, EASA Fights Teething Troubles

Agency Has Little Regulatory Authority So Far

Now coming up on its fourth year of existence, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is still waiting for the aviation industry to figure out, exactly, what role the agency is expected to fill.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (06.05.06): Seat Belts And Pilots

Aero-Tips!

Understand crewmembers' required use of seat belts and shoulder harnesses—and follow the "best practice" of wearing them during all phases of flight.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (06.05.06)

Aero-Linx!

Boy, I really hate putting this one up because it means hurricane season is upon us once again.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (06.05.06): FMA

Aero-Terms!

Flight Mode Annunciator -- Provided on instrument panels, to keep the crew continuously informed about the system status.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (06.05.06)

"As long as people want to fly, there will be noise from aircraft landing and taking off."

Source: Richard Jeffrey, managing director of Edinburgh Airport, speaking of his plan to force operators of some aircraft using the airfield to switch to quieter aircraft engines. Those fines would even be levied against the RAF -- which operates several vintage Vickers VC-10s from the airport.

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