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August 22, 2006

ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 08.23.06

A Russian Tupelov is down in the Ukraine... all 171 people on board are feared dead.

Eight British terror suspects have their first day in court...

And officials in both Europe and

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AFA Plans CHAOS Campaign Against Northwest Airlines 08.23.06

The Association of Flight Attendants is one court ruling away from initiating its plan for CHAOS-- creating havoc against our system. In this case... the system is Northwest Airlines... which has p

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.23.06

A Russian Tupelov is down in the Ukraine... all 171 people on board are feared dead.

Eight British terror suspects have their first day in court...

And officials in both Europe and

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Airspace Restrictions In Effect For STS-115

For the STS-115 launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis, NASA managers are urging all aircraft pilots to fully comply with the airspace restrictions imposed around Kennedy Space Center prior to and during shuttle launches and landings.

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Saudi Arabia Commits To 72 Eurofighters

Many Will Be Made In Kingdom

Good news for several European aerospace companies, as Saudi Arabia announced last week it will purchase up to 72 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets from a consortium including Britain's BAE Systems, Airbus parent company EADS and Italy's Alenia Aeronautica.

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Space Shuttle TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7153 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 17:45 UTC Type: Security

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NV TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7155 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 17:47 UTC Location: Elko, Nevada near BULLION VOR/DME (BQU) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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OR TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7177 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 19:01 UTC Location: Detroit, Oregon near DESCHUTES VORTAC (DSD) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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OR TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7197 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 21:16 UTC Location: John Day, Oregon near BAKER CITY VOR/DME (BKE) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Seattle (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7199 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 21:42 UTC Location: 18 East Southeast, McCall, Idaho 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: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7200 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 21:43 UTC Location: 40 Nautical Miles East Southeast, McCall, Idaho 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: SALT LAKE (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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UT TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7201 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 22:22 UTC Location: Wendover, Utah near LUCIN VORTAC (LCU) 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: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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MT TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7203 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 0:09 UTC Location: 18 North, Whitefish, Montana near KALISPELL VOR/DME (FCA) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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ID TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7204 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 0:53 UTC Location: 22 East Northeast, McCall, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for fire fighting aircraft operations Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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ID TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7219 Issue Date: August 22, 2006 at 10:55 UTC Location: 20 Miles Southeast, Cascade, Idaho near DONNELLY VORTAC (DNJ) 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: Salt Lake (ZLC) Center, 801-320-2560

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CVG Wins Title Of Most Expensive US Airport

Pax Pay Average Of 48 Percent More

When you think of the most expensive airports to fly out of in the United States... which ones come to mind? Los Angeles International? Chicago O'Hare? JFK, or maybe Dulles? Well, then you're not from Cincinnati... where residents of that southwestern Ohio city will tell you, it ain't cheap catching a flight from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International to almost anywhere.

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Korean Air Wants Compensation For Connexion Costs

Modifications For Soon-To-Be-Defunct Service Cost $12 Million

This could be just the beginning of the fallout over Boeing's announcement last week it was discontinuing its six-year-old Connexion by Boeing in-flight wireless internet service, as an official with Korean Air says the airline plans on going after the American planemaker for the cost of making its fleet compatible with the service.

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Russian Tu-154M Down In Eastern Ukraine

Officials Expect No Survivors Among 170 Onboard

Officials in the Ukraine have released more details about Tuesday's crash of a Russian Tu-154M airliner bound for St. Petersburg.

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Los Angeles-Area Airport Management Company Cleared Of Wrongdoing

But The Battle Isn't Over

After looking into charges of finanical mismanagement and illegal fuel sales at a company that runs five airports in the Los Angeles area... the FAA has found nothing wrong.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 08.22.06

Aero-News Analysis Of The Foiled Terrorist Plot

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 08.22.06 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 08.22.06 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- How Effective Would The Foiled Terror Plot Have Been? 08.22.06 (ANN Special Feature, with ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin O'Brien's analysis of the foiled terrorist

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AD: Embraer

AD NUMBER: 2006-16-17 MANUFACTURER: Empresa SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-16-17 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Embraer Model EMB-135 and -145 series airplanes.

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AD: Sandel

AD NUMBER: 2006-16-18 MANUFACTURER: Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS) SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-16-18 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD). The new AD is for Sandel Avionics Incorporated Model ST3400 TAWS/RMI units as described above.

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AD: Aerospatiale

AD NUMBER: 2006-17-06 MANUFACTURER: Aerospatiale SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2006-17-06 SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD), which applies to certain Aerospatiale Model ATR42-500 and ATR72-212A series airplanes, that requires repetitive inspections for cracking of the upper closing rib of the vertical fin, related investigative actions, and corrective actions if necessary.

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New Utah Airport Approved By FAA

Environmental Group Supports Decision

Good news for flyers in southwestern Utah... as the Federal Aviation Administration gave its final approval Monday to build a new airport to serve the growing city of St. George.

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Father Of UK Terror Suspects Arrested

Charity Possible Front For Plot

Two of his sons are in British jails, accused in the plot to use liquid explosives that would have brought down at least ten transatlantic flights between Britain and the US. Now... 52-year old Abdul Rauf is himself under arrest... picked up in Pakistan as he boarded a flight to Birmingham, England over the weekend.

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FAA Opens Skydiving Probe In Oregon

Atty. Says City Owns Land Closed By State DOT

The FAA is investigating complaints by the city of Creswell, OR that two skydiving companies are landing jumpers at the local airport -- even though they've been denied permission to do so.

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US Airways Pilots To Picket In PHL

Pilots: Profitable Quarters Mean There's Money To Be Had

It's a sign of the times in Philadelphia... where US Airways pilots plan to picket Tuesday. It's also the latest in a series of signs that all is not well in the newly-formed partnership between US Air and America West.

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Ohio Lt. Governor In Hot Water For Low-Level Flight

"Maverick... Were You Cleared To Buzz The Statehouse?"

The pilot of an Air National Guard F-16D and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Bruce Johnson are both standing tall before the man... after complaints about a low-level flight over downtown Columbus Thursday.

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Aussies Enter Space Race With Rocketplane Kistler Facility

First Launch Scheduled In Late 2008

Don't be surprised if, two years from now... you're driving through the Australian Outback near Woomera and see a spaceship screaming higher and higher into the sky.

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GAMA Names New Member Company, Board Member

Aero-News has learned that at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), Triumph Group, Inc., of Wayne, PA was voted in as the newest member of the international trade association. GAMA also welcomed Bombardier Business Aircraft president Pierre G. Côté to its Board of Directors.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Tips (08.22.06): Don't Mess With NEXRAD

Aero-Tips!

Controllers don't have the authority to make you change your route or altitude to avoid dangerous weather. Their job is to keep you from running into other IFR airplanes. Anything else is just advisory... and you are pilot-in-command.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.22.06)

Aero-Linx!

With the nice weather upon us, it’s time to learn to fly.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.22.06): NVD

Aero-Terms!

Night Vision Devices provide night fighters with the ability to see, maneuver and shoot at night or during periods of reduced visibility.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.22.06)

"This has been a long and sometimes difficult process, and we are pleased to finally be at a point where this project can now become a reality."

Source: St. George, UT Mayor Dan McArthur, on the FAA giving its final approval Monday for the city to start construction of an oft-delayed new airport to replace the city's current facility.

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VA TFR: 08.23.06

NOTAM Number: FDC 6/7105 Issue Date: August 21, 2006 at 12:55 UTC Location: Mt. Vernon, Virginia near WASHINGTON VOR/DME (DCA) Beginning Date and Time: August 23, 2006 at 20:40 UTC Ending Date and Time: August 23, 2006 at 22:45 UTC Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type: VIP Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A

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