NOTAM Number : FDC 5/7407
Location : Patuxent River NAS, Trapnell Field, Maryland near
PATUXENT VORTAC (PXT)
Beginning Date : September 01, 2005 at 14:00 UTC
Ending Date : September 04, 2005 at 20:00 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : aerial demonstrations by the U.S. Navy Blue
Angels, U.S. Army Golden Knights, and other high performance
Type : Airshow
Under the watchful eyes of union leaders, national media and the
general public, two Northwest Airlines flights were beset by
problems Wednesday -- one mechanical, and one that appeared very
much like a teenage prank on a grander scale.
At Bell Helicopter's Mirabel facility, Jacques St-Laurent,
President of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limited (BHTCL), hosted
an official ceremony marking a milestone: the delivery of the
3000th helicopter assembled in Mirabel since 1986.
It's getting pretty darned crowded in the skies over Albuquerque
these days... and for all the right reasons. Eclipse has
successfullytested its fifth conforming flight test aircraft and
the second of its two beta test jets.
A jet belonging to the famed -- and troubled -- Canadian
Snowbird aerial demonstration team suffered apparent engine failure
and crashed today in northern Ontario, as the team was en route to
perform at an air show.
FACTS Training, an AirCare Solutions Group company, recently
announced a significant expansion of the Decompression module in
the FACTS emergency procedures training programs for corporate
Says It's Just A "Pause" To Reflect On Maintenance Issues
Australian Defense Minister Robert Hill Wednesday denied that
his country's navy has grounded its fleet of helicopters, saying
instead that there is a "pause" in operations while the fleet
studies maintenance practices.
With the approach of Tropical Storm Katrina, potentially
strengthening into a hurricane, Angel Flight Southeast, a
non-profit organization, will once again make available to
emergency service agencies to assist with pre- and post-hurricane
disaster relief efforts.
Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General
Dynamics, delivered its first G200 business jet in Canada last
week. Partner Jet, a Toronto-based aviation management company,
will manage and maintain the aircraft, as well as arrange charter
For centuries, exotic spaces from exotic places have captured
the hearts of many photographers, both professional and amateur.
For Expedition 10 International Space Station Commander Leroy
Chiao, it was something out of this world -- his extraordinary view
230 miles above the Earth -- that inspired him to capture thousands
of majestic images from space.
NASA, NOAA Say They Can Vastly Improve Weather Prediction
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) say they've come up with new research that has helped to
improve the accuracy of medium-range weather forecasts in the
Conference Showcases Industry's Space Capabilities, Key
Expanding America's capabilities in space and setting the agenda
for continued innovation will be the focus of the American
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' (AIAA) SPACE 2005
Conference and Exposition, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2005, sponsored by
Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) at the Long Beach Convention
"Some people literally grabbed their kids and dived for the
Source: Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob
Lee, in an interview with the Santa Cruz Sentinel, on pilot Kenneth
Walter Yanz of Corning, CA. Yanz lost his pilot's certificate last
month and now faces criminal charges after he was accused of flying
so low over two different beaches that the earthbound were forced
to run and hide. If convicted, Yanz faces a year in prison.