NOTAM Number: FDC 7/1368
Issue Date: January 19, 2007 at 2350 UTC
Location: Lonepine, California near BEATTY VORTAC (BTY)
Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately
Ending Date and Time: Until further notice
Reason for NOTAM: To provide a safe environment for accident
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: High DesertTRACON, 661-277-3843
Part One: Mike Busch, On Becoming A "Savvy Aviator"
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 01.22.07 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 01.22.07 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Part One, "The Savvy Aviator"
Mike Busch: 01.22.07 (ANN Special Feature, with Mike
System Will Improve Security Of Military Transponders
BAE Systems has received National Security Agency (NSA)
Mode 5 certification for three of its identification friend or foe
(IFF) products. BAE Systems is the first Department of Defense
contractor to receive the certification.
ANN REALTIME REPORTING 01.22.07 0930 EST:
Pentagon officials are revising earlier statements about what may
have brought down an Army Black Hawk helicopter Saturday northeast
of Baghdad. According to CNN, the military is now
"leaning" toward the conclusion the chopper was downed by a
Cirrus Design spent some time this weekend briefing ANN on a
novel program in which SR20 and SR22 Avidyne Entegra Multi-Function
Displays will be upgraded to include a safety checklist designed to
enhance a pilot's safety focus as he or she starts each flight.
When it comes to the people, planes and products of the aviation
business, ANN firmly believes there is no such thing as an
embarrassment of riches. 2006 saw a spate of new programs and
'gadgets' designed to separate a pilot from his flying dollar...
fortunately, the vast majority of them are quite worthy of
foregoing the occasional $200 hamburger or two.
As anyone who has exhibited at trade show can attest, it ain't
cheap. And doing it internationally puts an even larger burden on
trade show budgets. But for many aviation manufacturers,
it's the price of business.
Terms Not Disclosed; Two Suits Still Pending In Crash That
One lawsuit against Hendrick Motorsports stemming from an
October 24, 2004 plane crash that killed 10 people -- including the
son, brother and two nieces of team owner Rick Hendrick -- was
settled this past week.
Two separate plane crashes last week took the lives of five
people as snow fell across central Wyoming around the time the
planes took off, according Al Ross, meteorologist with the National
Weather Service in Riverton, WY.
Applicability: CFM International CFM56-2
series, -3 series, -5 series, and -7B series engines with fuel
filters, Western Filter part numbers (P/Ns) WF337661 and WF337017
and PTI Technologies P/Ns 7595983-101 and 7588133, installed.
Weather radios brought in to the control tower at Daytona Beach
(FL) International Airport by local FAA managers, two days after a
Christmas Day tornado came dangerously close to the airport, have
since been banned by the agency. Again.
The first of our five categorical choices (covering GA Piston
Single, GA Piston Twin, SA Experimental Kit, E-LSA Kit, and S-LSA
Ready To Fly) for the "Best of Breed" of 2006... a heckuva good
year for aviation, is a REPEAT WINNER FROM
Glasair Aviation's Sportsman 2+2
New Zealand's Alpha Aviation announced FAA certification of its
flagship Alpha 160A aerobatic trainer Sunday. According to Managing
Director Richard Sealy, the company has already received many
inquiries from prospective US customers.
Lawmakers Call For Stepped Up Screening Of GA Planes, Pax
Representatives with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
tell ANN that Transportation Security Adminstration chief Kip
Hawley told the Senate aviation committee last week that -- despite
their numbers -- small general aviation aircraft don't pose a
big risk to the transportation network.
Engine trouble forced the pilots of a Northwest Airlines DC-9 to
abort takeoff from Milwaukee's George Mitchell International
Airport Sunday morning, but not in time to keep the plane from
skidding off a runway in snowy weather.
If you're in New Zealand, and suddenly the victim of an
unfortunate accident... at least you may take some comfort
knowing Westpac Rescue aircraft crews are on the
job, ready to fly you to the hospital. Aero-News learned this
weekend the Wellington-based helicopter crew flew one
seriously injured patient from the scene of a fatal car & truck
accident on the Rimutaka Hill Saturday.