Lawmaker Concerned About 'Trust-But-Don't-Verify' Security
Representative Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the
House Homeland Security Committee, responded Thursday to the
release of a July report prepared by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) Inspector General, Richard L. Skinner.
Student pilot Robert Gaither, and instructor Doug Goodwin, are
recovering from injuries they sustained when their Sport Hornet
light aircraft went down Tuesday near Santa Paula Airport in Santa
Lack of Interest, Participation Threatens Board Survival --
In order to make good on some political promises, Los Angeles
mayor Antonio Villaraigosa resurrected an aviation-oriented panel
that dissolved in 2003 from lack of interest from its members.
History seems destined to repeat itself.
Crews searching for famed aviator Steve Fossett, who went
missing over the Nevada desert Monday, have turned up six
previously unidentified accident sites... but still no sign of the
man they're searching for.
Volunteers Hope Event Will Honor "Man Who Inspired Seaplane
Some Glenn Curtiss Museum volunteers have been hard at work
lately in the museum's Restoration Shop in Hammondsport, NY,
recreating the Curtiss flying boat "America" that became the
prototype for the first anti-submarine patrol plane in Britain's
Royal Navy air service.
Here we go again. Authorities are attempting to locate the
person who shined a laser into the cockpit of Northwest Airlines
Flight 352 while it was trying to land at O'Hare International
Airport Wednesday night.
ACROHELIPRO Global Services Inc. recently received recognition
from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a "Partner in
Safety," resulting from the company’s substantial
contribution to the Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast
(ADS-B) program trial, which the FAA recently integrated into the
US Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) program.
Honolulu Community College recently selected Galvin Flying
Services, Inc. of Seattle, WA as its flight training provider. The
college is part of the University of Hawaii system, and conducts
its flight training operations at Kalaeloa airport (KJRF) at the
former Barbers Point Naval Air Station on the island of Oahu,
The Vietnam Helicopter Flight Crew Network is a non profit
veteran's organization dedicated to the fulfillment of the
following purposes: To provide a forum for recreational
communications amongst a fraternity of aircrew members who served
in Vietnam during the period 1961-75.
"The current level of oversight does not provide
assurance that air carriers are meeting congressionally-mandated
goals of tripling the amount of cargo screened for passenger
aircraft... Consequently, the process increases opportunities for
the carriage of explosives, incendiaries, and other dangerous
devices on passenger aircraft."
Source: From "Transportation Security
Administration's Oversight of Passenger Aircraft Cargo Security
Faces Significant Challenges", released in July by the Inspector
General of the Department of Homeland Security. Representative
Edward J. Markey (D-MA), a senior member of the House Homeland
Security Committee, responded to the report this week, saying the
report amounts to "a scathing indictment" of the inadequacy
NOTAM Number: FDC 7/6302
Issue Date: September 07, 2007 at 1946 UTC
Location: Terre Haute International-Hulman FIeld Airport, Terre
Haute, Indiana near TERRE HAUTE VORTAC (TTH)
Beginning Date and Time: September 14, 2007 at 1700 UTC
Ending Date and Time: September 16, 2007 at 2200 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: The Terre Haute Air Fair
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Terre Haute (HUF) Air Traffic Control Tower,