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April 08, 2005

Arizona TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/2717  Issued:  04/08/2005 18:30  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AZ  Facility:  ZLA - LOS ANGELES (ARTCC)PALMDALE, CA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  EHRENBERG AZ. 

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Bomb Scare Forces Italians To Scramble

Diplomatic Aircraft Forced To Land -- No Bomb

The extra air security over Rome for Pope John Paul's funeral was put to the test Friday, when a diplomatic aircraft was forced to land by Italian fighters because of a reported bomb on board.

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EAA Reacts To Stone's Abrupt Resignation

"Somewhat Surprising News"

"Adm. Stone's departure is somewhat surprising news, so it's too early to completely assess what it means for TSA and for general aviation.  Adm. Stone and his staff were open to communication, however, and EAA was able to establish a solid working relationship with them over a short period of time..."

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Manufactured Crisis In Aviation Trust Fund?

NATCA Study Says Argument For User Fees Based On Misleading Information

By ANN Senior Editor Pete Combs If NATCA Executive Vice President Ruth Marlin is right, then your government may be setting you up to pay for aviation services that are, for now, free.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-19 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-19 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Boeing Model 737-100, -200, -200C, -300, -400, and -500 series airplanes. This AD requires repetitive inspections for cracks in the fuselage skin, doubler, bearstrap, and frames surrounding the main, forward, and aft cargo doors; and repair of any cracking.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-17 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-17 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model DHC-8-102, -103, -106, -201, -202, -301, -311, and -315 airplanes. This AD requires revising the airplane flight manual to include applicable procedures to follow when the flight crew receives abnormal indications of airspeed, altitude, or vertical airspeed.

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Feds Spot Anxious Student Pilot In UK

Suspicions Raised When He Pushed For Higher Rating

A student authorities said raised suspicions at a Georgia flight school has been located in London after he became the subject of an international search. The FBI said he was learning to fly at the same field where two of the 19 9/11 hijackers took lessons and rented aircraft.

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McCauley And Mooney Sign New Contract

McCauley and Mooney have just entered a new three-year agreement that makes McCauley the exclusive propeller supplier for all Mooney Bravos, as well as the exclusive governor supplier for all Mooney Ovations and Bravos.

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Stone To Step Down In June

Statement From TSA

Just hours after the Washington Post reported the Bush administration has asked TSA Director David Stone (USN, Ret.) to step down, ANN received this statement from the TSA's media office in Washington.

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Admiral Stone Keelhauled?

TSA Itself On The Chopping Block

By ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin "Hognose" O'Brien REAL-TIME News-Analysis 1100 EDT: The White House has asked TSA Director Admiral David C. Stone to resign in June, and the agency itself is scheduled for dismantling or -- more likely -- very great reductions in its budget and scope of operations,according to Friday's Washington Post.

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ANN Reader Survey: User Fees

Good Idea?

If you'll look at the lower right corner of the main ANN page, you'll see our ever-present reader survey. It's especially timely -- because it asks about user fees.

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A380 Begins Ground Tests

Next Public Event For Behemoth: Paris Air Show

The world's biggest passenger plane -- the Airbus A380 -- began its first full day of ground tests Thursday, but probably won't make its maiden flight until later this month.

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Shuttle Commander: If CAIB Recommendations Aren't Met, We Won't Fly

But She's Confident Of May 15th Launch

"If we ever get to the point where a recommendation is not filled in anyone's mind, we are not going to fly." So said Eileen Collins Thursday, at a news conference with her six Discovery crewmates in Houston. But the commander of the first shuttle mission since Columbia broke up two years ago says she's confident NASA will meet safety requirements necessary for the mission prior to the May 15th launch date.

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Score Another One For The Good Guys: Navy Helo Rescues Boater

HSC-28 Rescues Boater

An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 "Dragon Whales" rescued a boater near the mouth of the York River at approximately 2:25 p.m. April 6, as his boat was rapidly taking on water.

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NATO Covers Pope Funeral

Vigilance As The World Mourns

Security was tight in Rome Friday as Pope John Paul II was buried at the Vatican. While millions of mourners packed the Vatican and surrounding areas... as billions watched on television, a NATO AWACS plane was on patrol high above the ceremonies.

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Klyde Morris 04.08.05

Ya Think That Klyde Might Be A Hockey Fan?

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Aero-Views: Security Scare? No, Scared Flyer.

But The Other Guy Ought To Scare Everybody...

By ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin "Hognose" O'Brien Internet message boards for the last few days have seethed with a story of British Airways Flight 215 -- service from London Heathrow (ELHR) to Boston Logan (KBOS) -- on Sunday, April 3rd. Was a terrorist on board? Is there a cover-up in the works? The truth is a lot more simple than that -- but finding the truth led us to a real would-be suicide bomber who's case isn't getting the coverage it deserves.

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'There's a Plane In Your Backyard'

Wisconsin Politician Has Narrow Escape

Imagine getting a call that waskes you from sleep at about eleven at night: "This is your neighbor. There's been an accident, there's a plane in your back yard!"

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NAFI: March Master Instructors

Recognizing The Best Of The Best

From NAFI... The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) takes pride in announcing a significant aviation accomplishment on the part of these very special aviation educators.  Recently, they were all designated Master Instructors by NAFI, their professional aviation organization.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.08.05)

"The resistance of the administration to opening general aviation here while small planes fly everywhere else has now met the two-fisted response of two bills demanding reopening now." Source: Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who, among members of the House of Representatives, introduced legislation Wednesday that would require the Department of Homeland Security to present its plan for readmitting GA and BizAv to Reagan National Airport. GA traffic has been banned since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Reagan National is within site of most major monuments inside the District of Columbia -- just across the river from the Pentagon. Under the legislation, DHS would have six months to implement its plan.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-12 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-12 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 737-100, -200, -200C, -300, -400, and -500 series airplanes.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-14 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-14 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus Model A318, A319, A320,and A321 series airplanes. This AD requires an inspection of the spoiler servo control for certain part numbers, and corrective action if necessary.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-15 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-15 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 and 440) airplanes. This AD requires modification of the Auxiliary power Unit (APU) cooling air exhaust.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-13 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-13 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 767-300 and -400ER series airplanes. This AD requires replacing the in-flight entertainment cooling card,located in the P50 card file in the main equipment center, with a new, improved cooling card.

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AD: Boeing

AD NUMBER: 2005-07-16 MANUFACTURER: Boeing SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-07-16 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Boeing Model 767-400ER,777-200, and 777-300 series airplanes.

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Diamond Aircraft Updates DA42 Program

Diamond Issues Aggressive and Blatantly Honest Statement

Note: Diamond Aircraft has issued a statement that reflects the weighty issues involved in bringing a truly revolutionary aircraft to the GA market.

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