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October 22, 2007

Whoops! NTSB Says Citation Took Off From MEM Taxiway

Flew Low Over Waiting RJ

Below is the unedited Preliminary Report issued recently by the National Transportation Safety Board, regarding an October 11 incident at Memphis International Airport. The report says it all...

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Sikorsky To Open Korean S-76 Support Center

Will Provide Maintenance Services For Asian Helo Fleet

Sikorsky Aircraft announced Monday it will establish a customer support center with Times Aerospace Korea (TAK) at the Kimpo Aerospace Industrial Complex in Korea.

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NATCA Responds To FAA's Claimed Hiring Numbers

Notes Number Of Experienced Controllers At 15-Year Low

You knew this was coming. Hot on the heels of the FAA's announcement last week the agency had exceeded its air traffic controller staffing targets for Fiscal Year 2007, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association notes it's not the number of new hires that should concern the FAA, and air travelers... but rather the dearth of experienced controllers at the helm.

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Gunshot Passenger Boards Flight In Tampa

Asks For A Band-aid, Gets A Ride To Medical Center Instead

A passenger onboard a US Airways flight, who asked a flight attendant for a band-aid to cover a gunshot wound, missed his connecting flight in Charlotte... but got a ride to the hospital instead.

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TSA Says No Use Crying Over Spilled... Tomato Juice

Incident Leads To Long Lines, Hot Tempers At LGA

Just when you start to think airport security can't get any more absurd... Tempers flared in a screening line at New York's LaGuardia Airport Saturday, when passengers were kept standing in line for hours due to an equipment malfunction.

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Flying Family Forced To Throw Away Kosher Fish Dinner

Passengers Complained Of Smell, United Airlines Offers Apology

United Airlines offered its apology to a Columbus, OH family who said they were humiliated for eating fish onboard a flight Friday.

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Russia To Host 8th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship

2008 Airship Competition Comes To St. Petersburg

The 8th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 21-28, 2008. This marks the first time that Russia will host the championship and the first time in seven years since the last World Hot Air Airship Championship has been held.

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NASA Adopts 'Hear No Evil, See No Evil' Philosophy With Air Safety Survey

Orders Survey's Disturbing Results Purged

When it comes to the safety of air travel... what you don't know, may frighten the hell out of you. And that's why NASA is keeping mum on the results of its recent, unprecedented national survey of pilots' top safety concerns.

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Planes Collide On Downwind To NY Airport; No Injuries

Aircraft Land Safely Following Sunday Collision

Two single-engine aircraft on approach to Republic Airport (FRG) in Farmingdale, NY collided about five miles from the runway Sunday night, but both aircraft were able to land safely, and no injuries were reported.

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South Dakota Trades In Old Navajo For King Air 90

Aircraft Purchased With Amtrak Dollars, Airport Funds

South Dakota has completed a $1.9 million deal for a 1999 King Air 90 to replace its 29-year-old Piper Navajo, a Transportation Department official said Friday.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Monday 10.22.07

Autopilot Issues, With CFI Bob Miller

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 10.22.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.22.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Overdependence On Your Autopilot: 10.22.07 (ANN Special Feature, with CFI Bob Miller of "Over The Airwaves.")

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Lafayette To Get Helo Training Facility

Gulf Coast "Oil Patch" A Prime Spot For Rotor Sims

Flight Safety International plans to build a new simulator facility near one of the busiest helicopter use areas in the US to train newer inexperienced rotor wing pilots.

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1049 Issue Date: October 22, 2007 at 1401 UTC Location: Los Angeles Center, Canyon Country, California near PALMDALE VORTAC (PMD) 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: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205

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FL Shuttle Launch TFR: 10.23.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1012 Issue Date: October 22, 2007 at 1244 UTC Location: Kennedy Space Center Operations Area, Florida Beginning Date and Time: October 23, 2007 at 1223 UTC Ending Date and Time: October 23, 2007 at 1657 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Space Operations Area Type: Space Operations Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Miami (ZMA) Center, 305-716-1589

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0978  Issue Date: October 22, 2007 at 0217 UTC  Location: Los Angeles Center, Castaic, California near FILLMORE VORTAC (FIM)  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: Los Angeles (ZLA) Center, 661-265-8205 

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 10.22.07

Eclipse Aviation partially clarifies reports of layoffs.
The pilot who hit a condo in Canada Friday is identified.
And the Air Force will punish 70 in its nuke scandal.

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 10.22.07

Eclipse Aviation partially clarifies reports of layoffs.
The pilot who hit a condo in Canada Friday is identified.
And the Air Force will punish 70 in its nuke scandal.

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ANN Special Feature: CFI Bob Miller, Autopilot Issues - 10.22.07

ANN's Paul Plack talks with CFI Bob Miller of Over The Airwaves about the dangers of overreliance on autopilots.

FMI: www.overtheairwaves.com

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Football Teams To Pull DC-10 For Fundraiser

Competition To Raise Money For Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Two football teams will vye for the chance to out-tug each other, pulling a DC-10 for a charity fundraiser.

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Expedition 15 Crew, 'Tourinaut' Return Safely To Earth

Soyuz Touched Down In Kazakhstan Sunday Morning

NASA tells ANN the Expedition 15 crew members have returned home.

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Pilot Identified In Canadian Building Collision

Seneca Recently Repaired In Landing Gear Collapse

The pilot who flew his Piper Seneca into a British Columbia apartment building Friday had two previous accidents in the last decade, according to a report by CTV News in Canada.

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Winner Aviation Cited By OSHA In Hangar Door Death

Safety Switch Bypassed With A Nail

A fixed-base operator at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG) has been cited for a bypass to a safety switch on a hangar door that killed one of its employees.

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Lawmaker Says BAE Tried To Mask Stinky RJ Cabins

Something Smells Here...

BAE 146 regional jets are back in the news, after a member of the British parliament suggested the defense company had a secret deal between British Aerospace Regional Aircraft, East West Airlines, and Ansett Transport Industries, according to the London Daily Mail.

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Klyde Morris (10.22.07)

ANN EXCLUSIVE! Klyde Uncovers The REAL Truth Behind NASA's Long-Lived Rovers!

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Great Falls Int'l Celebrates Cat III Certification

Montana Airport Wants To Be Alternative To SEA, ANC For Asia Trips

The Federal Aviation Administration has certified for use the first and only Category III instrument landing system in Montana at Great Falls International Airport (GTF).

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Pilot Blames Density Altitude Error For Downed Cessna

Turned Plane On Takeoff To Avoid Trees, Lost Control

Three Florida residents walked away from a Cessna 182 that went down shortly after takeoff from Hendersonville Airport on Friday.

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Couple Charged With Buzzing HS Football Game

It's Never Good When The Audience Includes FBI, FAA Officials

And now, ANN's latest episode of "What Were They Thinking..?" A 52-year-old pilot and his 42-year-old girlfriend both face charges after the man flew his single-engine plane over a high school football game in Sandusky, OH... at an altitude witnesses said was just 10-15 feet above nearby telephone poles.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.22.07)

Aero-Linx!

A day on the job. "For a flight attendant that could mean...a trip to Paris...or an emergency landing. It can be fun, an adventure, or both...but is it work?"

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.22.07): Tip Cap

Aero-Terms!

A removable cap mounted at the tip of some helicopter rotor blades. These tip caps often hold the weights used for spanwise blade balance.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (10.22.07)

"...An unbelievably bad idea."

Source: Perkins Township, OH Police Chief Tim McClung, commenting on a recent incident involving a 52-year-old pilot and his 42-year-old girlfriend. Both face charges after the man flew his single-engine plane over a high school football game in Sandusky, OH... at an altitude witnesses said was just 10-15 feet above nearby telephone poles.

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CA TFR: 10.23.07

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/0916  Issue Date: October 19, 2007 at 2329 UTC  Type: Security 

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