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October 18, 2004

'Father Of Ultralight Aviation' Hurt In Mishap

Now, John Moody Needs Your Help

By ANN Contributor Larry Garner John Moody, hailed as the "father of ultralight aviation," is in fair condition at a hospital in Georgia, after his powered glider went down during an airshow Sunday evening. It happened at the Boshear/Skyfest 2004, Daniel Field, Augusta (GA). Moody, 61, apparently got behind the curve, stalled his Ultralight, entered a low spin and impacted the ground harder than planned.

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Minnesota TFR: 10/20/04

NOTAM: 4/1243 Issued: 10/18/2004 21:30 Effective: 10/20/2004 16:30 - 10/20/2004 19:45 State: MN Facility: ZMP - MINNEAPOLIS (ARTCC),MN. Type: VIP Description: ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA, OCTOBER 20 2004 LOCAL.

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Texas TFR: 10/21/04

NOTAM: 4/1229 Issued: 10/18/2004 20:00 Effective: 10/21/2004 21:30 - 10/21/2004 22:30 State: TX Facility: ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM. Type: AIR SHOWS/SPORTS Description: BIGGS AAF, FORT BLISS TX.

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Florida TFR: 10/19/04

NOTAM: 4/1209 Issued: 10/18/2004 19:00 Effective: 10/19/2004 00:50 - 10/19/2004 18:15 State: FL Facility: ZMA - MIAMI (ARTCC), FL. Type: VIP Description: ST PETERSBURG, NEW PORT RICHEY, AND THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 18-19 2004 LOCAL.

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Ohio TFR: 10/18/04

NOTAM:  4/1132  Issued:  10/15/2004 19:20  Effective:  10/18/2004 17:00 - 10/18/2004 20:45  State:  PA  Facility:  ZOB - CLEVELAND (ARTCC),OH.  Type:  VIP  Description:  JOHNSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, OCTOBER 18 2004 LOCAL.

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Florida TFR: 10/19/04

NOTAM:  4/1190  Issued:  10/18/2004 14:50  Effective:  10/19/2004 00:50 - 10/19/2004 14:45  State:  FL  Facility:  ZMA - MIAMI (ARTCC), FL.  Type:  VIP  Description:  ST PETERSBURG, NEW PORT RICHEY, AND THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 18-19 2004 LOCAL. 

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Florida TFR: 10/18/04 - 10/19/04

NOTAM:  4/1122  Issued:  10/15/2004 18:00  Effective:  10/18/2004 21:05 - 10/19/2004 00:50  State:  FL  Facility:  ZMA - MIAMI (ARTCC), FL.  Type:  VIP  Description:  BOCA RATON, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 18 2004 LOCAL. 

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Soyuz Docks Manually With ISS

Computer Problems Forced Cosmonaut To Fly It In By Hand

The International Space Station's 10th crew arrived Saturday amid a bit of excitement, when a computer problem forced a last-minute manual docking maneuver.

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AOPA Expo '04: Friday's A BIG Day For Klyde

"80 Octane Man" To Appear At Book Unveiling and Reveal Secret Identity

ANN is really looking forward to this week. Not only is Thursday the beginning of the 2004 rendition of the Annual AOPA Expo, but the Long-Awaited Klyde Morris book, "Klyde Morris, The Only Ant In Aviation (Spring-Loaded to the Ticked Off Position)," will make a formal debut during a Friday, 1100 press conference to be attended by Author/Cartoonist Wes Oleszewski, AOPA President Phil Boyer, and ANN Publisher Jim Campbell.

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Opposition To Alien Flight Training Rule Gathers Steam In Congress

Powerful House Member Calls On TSA To Resolve Difficulties

The chairman of the House aviation subcommittee, Rep. John Mica (R-FL), has joined the call for the Transportation Security Administration to extend the compliance deadline of the so-called alien flight training rule. AOPA has formally petitioned TSA to defer implementation of those portions of the rule that affect flight training in aircraft weighing less than 12,500 pounds.

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NWA Union Leaders Okay Pay Cut Proposal

Issue Now Moves On To Rank And File

Leaders of Northwest Airlines' unionized pilots Saturday put their unanimous okie-dokie on an agreement that will cut pilots' compensation by $265 million a year.  

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Florida National Guard Troops Could Soon Be Back At The Airport

And They Won't Be Passengers

You might remember them from the dark days just after the 9/11 attacks three years ago -- dour-looking soldiers in camouflage fatigues, with M-16 rifles slung over their shoulders, patrolling the nation's sky terminals.

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Klyde Morris 10.18.04

Klyde Takes Aim at More TSA Foolishness

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Together For The Last Time

Mosquito Vets Hold Last Reunion

They were among the gutsiest pilots ever to strap on an airplane -- the UK airmen who flew the de Havelland Mosquito. Sunday, they met for the last time at Britain's Royal Air Force Museum in London. What the Germans and Japanese couldn't do during the war, time is doing to them now. The veterans are succumbing to age and the Mosquito Aircrew Association says there just aren't enough left to make the reunions viable.

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AOPA Expo '04: Getting There Is Half The Fun

Arrival Procedures Now Available Online For AOPA Expo 2004

Arrival procedures for pilots planning to fly to AOPA Expo 2004 in Long Beach (CA) Oct. 21-23 are now available on AOPA Online.

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AOPA Expo '04: See The Pretty Planes!

More than 70 GA aircraft on display at AOPA Expo 2004

General aviation is the largest segment of the aviation industry, with a dizzying array of aircraft. More than 70 examples of GA's broad range, from two-seat training aircraft to light business jets, will be on display at Long Beach Airport as part of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's AOPA Expo 2004, October 21-23.

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AOPA Expo '04: Have Fun And Learn Something

AOPA Expo 2004 Is Also About Learning

When the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's AOPA Expo 2004 gets under way October 21-23 in Long Beach (CA), visitors will be able to take part in more than 75 hours of informative, fun, eye-opening seminars.

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Could ATC Computers Be Targets For Hackers?

At Least 20 En Route Centers Have Computers Not Adequately Secured

The nation's air traffic control system is vulnerable to hack-attacks, according to a government audit -- and the FAA is now scrambling to secure some of its most vital computers against cyber-terrorists.

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Authorities Investigate Possible Bullet-Holes On Orlando-Bound Plane

US Airways Plane May Have Been Hit By Groundfire

The FBI is taking a hard look at several suspicious holes found in the hull of a US Airways Airbus after it landed in Orlando last week. Local authorities say they look for all the world like they were caused by bullets hitting the aircraft.  

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The Recline Of The Best

Seatguru.Com - For Airline Travelers

by ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. "Hognose" O'Brien If you travel a lot, but don't often take the same trip on the same airline you might never figure out what's a good seat or a bad seat. Nowadays, most lines let you change your seat assignment online or at a kiosk in the airport. But which seats are good and which are bummers?

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Al Pike's Trip Of A Lifetime (Part Two)

Brings Home Air Comp 7 All The Way From Lithuania

Bringing home an aircraft from overseas can a daunting task. First, there's the paperwork and approvals. But then comes the long journey over water. Last week, Al Pike completed such a trip, flying an homebuilt Comp Air 7 from Lithuania to Florida. Here's the second of a two-part story on Al's trip as told in his own words, written in private notes to interested friends during the ferry flight.

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Aircraft Being Hand-Propped By Son Kills Father

FAA: It Was An Industrial Accident

Last week's bizarre accident at Walker Field in Grand Junction (CO) was caused when a mechanic's son hand-propped a Cessna 172 and it rolled out of control into the aircraft his father was working on, according to the FAA.

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Group Raises Money To Honor Jacqueline Cochran

First Woman To Fly In Bendix Trophy Race, Break Sound Barrier

Jacqueline Cochran, one of aviation's legendary female pilots and founder of the Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), was the first female aviator to fly in the Bendix Trophy Race, to make a blind instrument landing, and to exceed the speed of sound.

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Berlin Airlift Vets Return to Rhein-Main

Forty-nine Berlin Airlift veterans visited Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany Oct. 13 to recognize the 55th anniversary of one of the end of the largest humanitarian airlift missions in the history of the US Air Force.

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Going Steady: Apex Aircraft and Alpha Aviation

Aircraft Production Transferred From France To New Zealand

Apex Aircraft Group and Alpha Aviation have finalized an agreement to transfer the Alpha production line from Darois,France to Hamilton,New Zealand.

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ANN Free Classifieds Featured Ad: Aviat Christen Husky A1

For Sale: Aviat Christen Husky, A1

1998 Aviat Husky A1-A, 930 hours TTSN, IFR panel, lots of options, very nice plane. Take a look on my website www.aviathusky.com  Exterior Quality: 9, Interior Quality: 9 Used, will sell for $88,450.00

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Up Into The Air, Junior Birdman!

Student Civil Air Patrol program takes flight

While some middle-school students spend their free time playing video games or watching television, a recently chartered organization at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, is giving future Airmen the opportunity to experience crossing into the blue as Civil Air Patrol cadets.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (10.18.04)

"We've thrown all our resources at this new TSA rule. I've personally gone to Chairman Mica and other members of Congress, and AOPA's senior people have been talking to TSA on an almost daily basis." Source: AOPA President Phil Boyer, on AOPA's request to the TSA for an extension of the alien flight training rule. US Representative John Mica (R-FL), chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, then wrote TSA director David Stone, saying, "I am now hearing concerns from the pilot and flight training community that the TSA's rule implementing this law is creating problems as it applies to smaller aircraft."

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