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February 06, 2007

AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2007-03-09 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-03-09 SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness directive (AD), applicable to all of the airplanes identified above, that requires revising the FAA-approved maintenance program to include a new airplane maintenance manual task that specifies a detailed inspection after each ram air turbine (RAT) retraction.

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AD: Bombardier

AD NUMBER: 2007-03-11 MANUFACTURER: Bombardier SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-03-11 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Model CL-600-2B19 (Regional Jet Series 100 & 440) airplanes.

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AD: Airbus

AD NUMBER: 2007-03-10 MANUFACTURER: Airbus SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-03-10 SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all Airbus airplanes identified above.

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Hartzell Offers Three-Bladed Top Prop Conversion For Barons

Kit Includes Two Props, Spinnners And STC, De-Ice Option

Hartzell Propeller told ANN Tuesday it has received an STC to install a newly designed, 3-bladed propeller system on Beech 58, 58A, and G58 Barons factory equipped with TCM IO-520 and IO-550 engines.

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Chinese Aviation University Likes Skyhawks

Cessna To Deliver 72 More Of The Popular Trainers

Cessna Aircraft Company told ANN Tuesday it will deliver 72 new Cessna 172 Skyhawks this year to the Civil Aviation Flying University of China (CAFUC) for use as primary pilot trainers. This sale follows delivery of 42 Skyhawks to CAFUC in 2006.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Tuesday 02.06.07

AOPA President Phil Boyer, On The Impending User Fee Fight

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 02.06.07 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.06.07 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- AOPA President Phil Boyer, Part Two: 02.06.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Phil Boyer on AOPA's preparations for the impending user fee battle.)

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Bauer's Commercial-Rated Pax Leonhardt Bashes NTSB Report

Says He Takes Issue With Investigator's Findings

John Leonhardt was aboard the plane when South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer's Mooney M-20E (file photo of type below) crashed on takeoff from a private, unregistered runway near Blacksburg, SC. He says he takes issue with the NTSB's report on the accident.

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ATA Applauds Bush Administration's Budget Proposal

Says User Fees Accurately Link Services And Costs

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organization of the leading US airlines, issued a statement Monday in response to the Bush administration's FY 2008 budget proposal.

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ALPA Sponsors 2nd Joint Conference Of Pilots' Unions

Group Demands Respect And Contract Returns

ANN has learned union officials representing pilots from 40 airlines in the US and Canada met recently in Washington DC to discuss negotiating goals and strategies.

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Murder Added To List Of Charges For Nowak

Latest Development Halts NASA Astronaut's Bail Release

ANN REALTIME REPORTING 02.06.07 14:00 EST: Orlando police have halted NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak's release on bail as prosecutors prepare to add the charge of attempted first-degree murder to those brought this morning in an Orlando courtroom.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 02.06.07

It's official - the Bush administration wants user fees.
General Aviation organizations respond immediately...
...and Delta's CEO hints at the deals made to thwart USAG's hostile takeover bid

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 02.06.07

It's official - the Bush administration wants user fees.
General Aviation organizations respond immediately...
...and Delta's CEO hints at the deals made to thwart USAG's hostile takeover bid

More AERO-Casts

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ANN Special Feature: Part 2 - AOPA Pres. Phil Boyer 02.06.07

Today... ANN's Jim Campbell continues his discussion with AOPA's Phil Boyer on the group's state of readiness for the fight against general aviation user fees.

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EAA Opposes User-Fee Proposal/Fuel Tax Hike Included In DOT/FAA Budget Request

What the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and other general aviation groups had been predicting for months became fact today, as user fees were a centerpiece of the Fiscal Year 2008 budget request from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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AOPA Weighs In On 'GA's Biggest Threat'

GA's Biggest Threat Makes Landfall -- User Fees And Tax Hikes In President's Budget

For months, AOPA has felt the tension in the calm before a federal funding hurricane. But now with the release of the president's fiscal 2008 budget proposal on February 5, that storm has taken shape and is gathering energy: Tax increases and user fees for general aviation are now upon us.

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GAMA: The Administration Opens 'Pandora's Box'

The hits just keep on coming... as the aviation world responds to the appearent attack foisted upon it by the president's newest budget submission. GAMA, for instance, tells ANN that despite projections of record aviation trust fund revenues generated by a sound system of aviation excise taxes, the Bush Administration has released a fiscal year 2008 federal budget that scraps the current funding mechanism for one that would impose a "user fee” regime.

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FAA's NYC Kneejerk Restrictions After Lidle Accident Appears Permanent

GA Gets Screwed Again...

As feared, the FAA's rush to restrict VFR access to areas of NYC appear to be permanent. As part of documents just released by the NTSB, in the investigation into the tragic crash that took the life of NY Yankee Cory Lidle and Flight Instructor Tyler Stanger, the NTSB notes that the FAA has indicated that the temporary restrictions put in place just hours after the tragedy are destined to be made permanent.

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NTSB Releases Factual On Cory Lidle Accident

Indicates FAA Will Make 'Temp' NYC Flight Restrictions Permanent

The NTSB released its factual report of the October 11 crash of an SR20 which took the lives of New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor Tyler Stanger.

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Airports Not Thrilled With New DOT/FAA Budget, Either

Airports Disappointed at Administration’s Lack of Funding for Security and Capacity

In response to the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 budget release, Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) has expressed serious concern that the Administration is once again recommending reduced funding for the nation’s airport security and capacity infrastructure. 

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Boeing Opts For Rockwell Avionics On 747-8

Includes WXR-2100 'Smart' Weather Radar System

Boeing tells ANN is has chosen Rockwell Collins to supply an entire suite of displays, autopilot, communication, navigation, surveillance, maintenance, emergency and data management systems for its new 747-8 family scheduled to enter service in late 2009.

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ESA Now Predicting 'Space Weather'?

New Tool Might Help Preserve Sensitive Spacecraft And Satellites

Did you know there is "weather" in space? Well if you didn't, now you do, and the European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a tool to monitor and possibly even predict it.

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NTSB Investigating DEN Runway Incursion Involving Airliner And Snowplow

The NTSB is investigating an incident last week in which, in order to avoid striking a snowplow, an airliner was forced to come to a premature stop after landing in Denver. At about 5:38 p.m. MST on Friday, February 2, a United Airlines Boeing 737, operating as flight 1193 from Billings, Montana, landed on runway 26 at Denver International Airport (DEN). One of the pilots noticed a snowplow on the runway and the crew used maximum braking power and full use of the thrust reversers to bring the aircraft to a complete stop.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (02.06.07)

Aero-Linx!

So you're going on a trip, and want to know how wide the seats are, or which airlines has the best cabin staff or the best entertainment.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (02.06.07): IFF

Aero-Terms!

Identification Friend or Foe procedures are the primary positive means of aircraft identification in Air Defense operations.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (02.06.07)

"While we won't know the specifics until the actual FAA reauthorization proposal is released later this month, we have strong reason to believe it will increase GA fuel taxes by nearly fourfold... As if a huge tax increase isn't bad enough, the budget makes it clear that the FAA will charge user fees for GA operations in 'the nation's most congested airspace,' which sounds like Class B airspace."

Source: AOPA President, Phil Boyer, reacting to the threat imposed by user fees and other facets of the Bush Administration's FY 2008 budget. 

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OK Hazard TFR: UFN

 NOTAM Number : FDC 7/2498 Issue Date : February 05, 2007 at 2016 UTC Location : Carney, Oklahoma near WILL ROGERS VORTAC (IRW) Beginning Date and Time : Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time : Until further notice Reason for NOTAM : To provide a safe environment for hostage situation Type : Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A Pilots May Contact : Kansas (ZKC) Center, 913-254-8500

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VA VIP TFR: 02.07.07

NOTAM Number : FDC 7/2502 Issue Date : February 05, 2007 at 2126 UTC Location : Luray, Virginia Beginning Date and Time : February 07, 2007 at 1615 UTC Ending Date and Time : February 07, 2007 at 1920 UTC Reason for NOTAM : Temporary flight restrictions for VIP (Very Important Person) Movement Type : VIP Replaced NOTAM(s) : N/A

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