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July 23, 2008

CO Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8860  Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2027 UTC  Location: PARACHUTELORADO , Colorado near GRAND JUNCTION VORTAC (JNC)  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: DENVER (ZDV) Center, 303-651-4248 

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MT Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8866 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2128 UTC Location: 15 NORTHWEST OF SEELEY , Montana near MISSOULA VOR/DME (MSO) 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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WY TFR: 07.23.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8870 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2143 UTC Type: Airshow  Plain Language text is not available for this NOTAM. The traditional NOTAM text is given below:

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8871 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2154 UTC Location: 7NM SE CECILVILLE , California near FORT JONES VOR/DME (FJS) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1300-0500 UTC Daily Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AVIATION OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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NV TFR: 07.24.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8875 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2241 UTC Type: Security  Plain Language text is not available for this NOTAM. The traditional NOTAM text is given below:

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NV TFR: 07.23.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8874 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2310 UTC Type: Security  Plain Language text is not available for this NOTAM. The traditional NOTAM text is given below:

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OR Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8877 Issue Date: July 22, 2008 at 2316 UTC Location: WAMIC , Oregon near KLICKITAT VOR/DME (LTJ) 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: SEATTLE (ZSE) Center, 253-351-3520

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8882 Issue Date: July 23, 2008 at 0052 UTC Location: 8 NM WEST OF HAYFORK , California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AVIATION OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8886 Issue Date: July 23, 2008 at 0103 UTC Location: 33 NM WEST RED BLUFF CA, California Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately 1300-0500 UTC Daily Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AVIATION OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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CA Firefighting TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8890 Issue Date: July 23, 2008 at 0329 UTC Location: 20 NE OF FOREST HILL , California near SQUAW VALLEY VOR/DME (SWR) Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately Ending Date and Time: Until further notice Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTING AVIATION OPERATIONS Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: OAKLAND (ZOA) Center, 510-745-3331

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MN TFR: 07.23.08

NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8941 Issue Date: July 23, 2008 at 1403 UTC Location: ELY , Minnesota Beginning Date and Time: July 23, 2008 at 1530 UTC Ending Date and Time: July 23, 2008 at 1645 UTC Reason for NOTAM: DUE TO BLASTING ACTIVITY AT BABBITT IRON MINES Type: Hazards Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A Pilots May Contact: MINNEAPOLIS (ZMP) Center, 651-463-5580

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Are You As Prepared For AirVenture As The FAA?

Agency Works Year-Round To Make Event Safe

Do you think that only the pilots and EAA personnel plan for next year’s AirVenture way in advance? Well, think again. The FAA keeps the safety of the operation front and center during AirVenture and starts considering changes for 2009 immediately after this year’s event ends.

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Boeing Buys Insitu To Expand Capabilities In Unmanned Aircraft

Part Of Bigger Drive To Build UAS Resources

Boeing announced Wednesday an agreement to acquire Insitu, Inc., a pioneer in the unmanned air systems (UAS) market and leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-performance, low-cost UAS used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR).

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Bill Murray To Take Greatest Leap Next Month In Chicago

It's (Hopefully Not) In The Hole!

If there's one thing which has marked Bill Murray's career after leaving Saturday Night Live, it has been a willingness to take career leaps. Starting with broad comedy films, most notably Caddyshack and Ghostbusters, Murray has been fearless in moving into literary drama, romatic comdedy and even Shakespeare, often cast against type.

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Aero-News Featured Aero-Casts For Wednesday 07.23.08

Making Air Taxi Service Even Easier To Arrange, With SATSair's Phil Quist

ANN Daily Touch N Go: 07.23.08 (ANN's Short-Form Daily News Program) ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.23.08 (ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program) ANN Special Feature -- Making Air Taxi Service Easier To Book: 07.23.08 (ANN Special Report, with Phil Quist, VP of Operations for SATSair.)

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One Lost In CZAW SportCruiser Accident

Renter Speculates Medical Issue To Blame

A resident of New Lenox, IL died Monday afternoon in the crash of his six-week-old light-sport aircraft just south of Cushing Field in Newark Township. The Morris Daily Herald reports Joseph E. Johnson was 77 years old.

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Boeing Posts 19 Percent Decline In Q2 Earnings

But Remains Bullish About Earlier Projections

Boeing struck the middle ground between some analysts' dire predictions, and its own optimistic projections, in reporting the aerospace giant's second quarter numbers Wednesday.

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Boeing Too 'Cocky' About Its Financial Outlook?

Carson Expresses Confidence Ahead Of Q2 Earnings Release

Boeing is due to release second-quarter financials Wednesday. Bloomberg reports investors and industry analysts will be watching closely to see if the confidence exuded by the company last week at Farnborough is softened any by the numbers.

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Plane Carrying Lawmakers Suffers Loss Of Cabin Pressure

Second Reported Incident In As Many Days

A Continental Airlines airliner with 118 passengers onboard, including seven members of Congress, made an emergency landing Tuesday after the Boeing 737-700 reportedly suffered a loss of cabin pressure.

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ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 07.23.0

The search continues for missing airmen off Guam.
Michael Donley tells senators the Air Force will re-earn their confidence.
And the GAO says KC-X suffered from honest mistakes, not i

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ANN Daily Touch-And-Go: 07.23.08

The search continues for missing airmen off Guam.
Michael Donley tells senators the Air Force will re-earn their confidence.
And the GAO says KC-X suffered from honest mistakes, not i

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ANN Special Feature: Phil Quist, SATSair - 07.23.08

ANN's Paul Plack further explores new technology offering air taxi service through a convenient web interface with Phil Quist, VP of Operations for SATSair.

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Clifford Development Flies FJ44-3A-Powered Citation S550

Builds On Mod Program Nearing Certification

Clifford Development announced this week the first flights of a Citation S550 equipped with Williams International FJ44-3A engines. These flights are significant milestones in the development of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to certify Cessna Citation S550 aircraft with new engines... improving performance, cost of operation and safety.

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Aero-News BOLO: Firefighting TFRs

Be Sure To Check Before YOU Fly

Summertime in many areas of the United States means dry conditions, combined with high winds... and with it comes the fire season.

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Spirit Of Flight Center Welcomes New Addition

Bronze Statue Of Amelia Earhart Welcomes Visitors

The Spirit of Flight Center announced a new addition recently to the Colorado-based air museum... a very special full-size bronze statue of pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart, donated to the Spirit of Flight collection by Don and Kitty Darrow of Mukilteo, WA thanks to the efforts of Mark Darrow.

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Upgraded! Chad Nelson Named VP Of Operations At Mooney

Most Recently Director Of Manufacturing At Planemaker

Mooney Airplane Company recently announced the promotion of Chad Nelson to the position of Vice President of Operations at the company’s manufacturing facilities in Kerrville, Texas. Nelson, who joined Mooney in July, 2004, has served most recently as Director of Manufacturing. He previously held a variety of roles including Receiving Inspector, Second Shift Manager, and Lean Implementation Manager before being appointed the Director of Manufacturing.

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ALL Things Robinson: RHC's Founder Talks About The Future (Part 1)

Frank Talks About Good Years, Presidential Visits, The R66 And The Rolls Royce RR300

Life has been good for Frank Robinson and the R22/44/66 family. After years of building expertise throughout the helicopter industry, Frank Robinson set out several decades ago to do what they said could not be done... create a powerful new civil helicopter company. He did it... and probably did so beyond even his own imaginings.

ALL Things Robinson: RHC's Founder Talks About The Future (Part 1)

Frank Talks About Good Years, Presidential Visits, The R66 And The Rolls Royce RR300

Life has been good for Frank Robinson and the R22/44/66 family. After years of building expertise throughout the helicopter industry, Frank Robinson set out several decades ago to do what they said could not be done... create a powerful new civil helicopter company. He did it... and probably did so beyond even his own imaginings.

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Donley Pledges To Restore Air Force's Reputation, Credibility

Vows To 'Steady This Great Institution'

He's got a tough task ahead... and he knows it. That's the message Michael B. Donley, acting secretary of the Air Force, gave Capitol Hill legislators during a confirmation hearing Tuesday.

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Avidyne's Envision Approved For Cessna 320, 335 And 340 Piston Twins

Joins 400-Series Twins On AML

Avidyne's Envision Integrated Flight Deck is now available for retrofit on several popular Cessna 300-series piston twin models. Avidyne and Southern Star Avionics, LLC of Mobile, AL have added the Cessna 320, 335 and 340 piston twins to the FAA Approved Model List (AML) of aircraft authorized for retrofit of the Envision System. The Cessna 401, 402, 414 and 421 models were approved in March when the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) was originally granted.

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GAO Says Tanker Acquisition Is Top Priority

No Evidence Of Intentional Wrongdoing

Officials from the Government Accountability Office testified before Congress July 10 in Washington about their decision to uphold Boeing's protests of the Air Force's selection of Northrop Grumman Corp. to produce 179 new tankers that would replace the aging KC-135 Stratotanker fleet.

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NTSB Issues Recommendations To Address Challenger Mistrim Takeoffs

Full-Forward CG, Nose-Down Trim Led To 2005 TEB Crash

Stating a potentially dangerous situation could arise for pilots of Bombardier Challenger jets when trying to take off under certain weight and pitch trim conditions, this week the National Transportation Safety Board issued two recommendations to the FAA Federal Aviation Administration to step up training methods and operating guidelines for the aircraft.

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EAA Wants Families To Know: OSH Is The Place To Be

Bills Event As "Outstanding Value" For Price-Conscious Visitors

The Experimental Aircraft Association wants budget-minded families to know that AirVenture Oshkosh is not only "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration," it's also an outstanding value for families looking for a unique attraction this summer.

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Aero-News Proudly Introduces Our AirVenture 2008 Staff

Say Hello To Video Journalists Laura Jobe And Ben Schreiner!

With the final days before the official start to EAA AirVenture 2008 counting down all too rapidly... and, not quickly enough... ANN's senior staff is all-too-aware of the Herculean task ahead of us in reporting EVERYTHING that's news at The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration.

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Diamond To Display D-Jet, Austro Engine At AirVenture 2008

Full Range Of Pistons On Display As Well

Diamond Aircraft invites customers and prospects to come to its AirVenture exhibit in Oshkosh to see the D-Jet, which will be on static display, along with the D-Jet mockup. Diamond's display will also include its full range of piston aircraft, from the DA20, to the DA40 CS, DA40 XLS, DA50 and DA42.

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Lancair's Evolution To Offer Forward Vision EVS-100

Enhanced Vision System Will Be Optional

The team at Forward Vision announced Monday that Lancair International Inc. has chosen the Forward Vision EVS-100 powered by Max-Viz as an equipment option on the company's new Evolution aircraft.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.23.08)

Aero-Linx! 

Welcome to Seasprite Central! This page is a tribute to Kaman H-2 helicopters and the men and women who flew and maintained them. This page is the culmination of the resources of three prior SH-2F flyers, David D. Diamond, Michael E Fenyes and Gordon Permann.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.23.08): Filiform Corrosion

Aero-Terms!

A thread, or filament-like corrosion which forms on aluminum skins beneath a dense paint film. Filiform corrosion gets its name from the fact that it grown in the shape of a thread or filament.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.23.08)

"There is no quicker recovery of our inner confidence and credibility than the power of tens of thousands of airmen recommitting to our own high standards. Our values and our high standards form the core of all Air Force actions."

Source: Michael B. Donley, acting secretary of the Air Force, speaking on Capitol Hill before legislators during a confirmation hearing Tuesday.

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