NOTAM Number: FDC 8/7891
Issue Date: May 16, 2008 at 1631 UTC
Location: HOMESTEAD , Florida near VIRGINIA KEY VOR/DME
Beginning Date and Time: Effective Immediately
Ending Date and Time: Until further notice
Reason for NOTAM: TO PROVIDE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR FIRE
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ANN Daily Touch N Go: 05.16.08 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 05.16.08 (ANN's
Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Savvy Aircraft Maintenance,
Part Two: 05.16.08 (ANN Special Report, with aircraft
maintenance expert Mike Busch.)
Who says airfares continue to climb? Anyone shopping ticket
prices on United Airlines Thursday afternoon received an unexpected
break -- domestic fares as much as $130 lower than prices posted
just hours earlier.
This has been quite a year for Hilton Software's WingX program... not only did they put together a truly inspired mobile information system for pilots that easily installs on just about any Phone/PDA powered by a Windows operating system, but it seems that Jeppesen kinda got caught up in what they did, as well... so much so that they have entered into an agreement to use WingX at the core of their new mobile offerings.
This has been quite a year for Hilton Software's WingX
program... not only did they put together a truly inspired mobile
information system for pilots that easily installs on just about
any Phone/PDA powered by a Windows operating system, but it seems
that Jeppesen kinda got caught up in what they did, as well... so
much so that they have entered into an agreement to use WingX at
the core of their new mobile offerings.
Whenever two big airlines discuss merging, two big question
marks are workforce integration and government anti-trust approval.
While labor unions and many democrats in Congress are clearly are
not happy about industry consolidation, at least one influential
congressman predicts the US federal government will approve the
merger of Delta and Northwest.
There was a time when weakness in the US financial industry
would have meant a downturn in aircraft sales worldwide. Now, as US
lenders pull back and lick their sub-prime mortgage wounds,
financiers in other nations are stepping in.
Hawker Beechcraft Corporation says its strong international
sales have bolstered the company’s backlog to a record $6.8
billion, led by the Europe/Africa region. The Wichita, KS-based
planemaker plans to showcase the variety of its product line at
this year's European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition
(EBACE), which runs May 20-22.
Located at Dover Air Force Base, the Air Mobility Command Museum
focuses on the heavy lifters that are the backbone of our
military's worldwide superiority. With free admission, and a
respectable collection of aircraft and other artifacts, stop by and
check it out if you are in the neighborhood.
"It could kill. That's super dangerous, so somebody who
is doing something like that really needs to think about
Source: Robert Dean, owner of Dean
International Flight School based at Kendall/Tamiami Executive
Airport near Miami, FL. The FAA recently took the unusual -- and
disturbing -- step of issuing a Notice to Airmen for pilots flying
into the airport, after bullet holes were found in the fuselages of
two aircraft based at the busy general aviation field. To avoid the
chances of being hit by gunfire, pilots are advised to make steep
approaches into the airport, and to make haste when climbing out on