NOTAM Number : FDC 5/5297
Location : Gould Peterson Municipal Airport,, Tarkio,
Missouri near ST JOSEPH VORTAC (STJ)
Beginning Date : July 09, 2005 at 15:20 UTC
Ending Date : July 09, 2005 at 17:20 UTC
Reason for NOTAM : military parachute jumps at the
Type : Airshow
The following was released Friday by the National Air
Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA):
In a move that further jeopardizes the safety and efficiency
of America's aviation system, the Federal Aviation Administration
has terminated a vital program that ensured critical cooperation
between America's air traffic controllers and the agency.
Rickenbacker International Airport will get federal money to
renovate airplane hangars and make other improvements to lure
business to the former military base, Secretary of Transportation
Norman Mineta announced during a visit to the airport
Latest Image From The Crew Of "Flyboys" On Location
by ANN Senior Correspondent Kevin R.C. 'Hognose' O'Brien
Michael Patlin of Airpower Aviation, the coordinator of flying
for the upcoming (2006) film "Flyboys" that we have previously
covered in these pages, sent a new photograph to us (among other
friends, fans, and aviation media). If it weren't for an
anachronistic bit of concrete pavement and plywood in the
foreground, you'd swear it was a young pilot "beating up" the
airdrome in 1917.
The brilliant "madness behind the method" of the BRS/Cirrus CAPS
system became even more evident Thursday afternoon after the latest
emergency deployment of an airframe parachute was used to save a
Aero-Analysis by ANN Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell
So imagine our delight turning to incredulity when yet another
political animal looking for a cheap headline shows his ignorance
and rains on the GA parade (AGAIN) in some of the local media
coverage surrounding the CAPS save.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) announced Thursday it was raising Greece's
safety rating to the highest international safety category
following a reassessment of that country's civil aviation authority
conducted in May 2005.
Sino Swearingen Aircraft Corp. (SSAC) announced Thursday that
mass production of customer aircraft has begun at its production
facilities. FAA certification of the SJ30-2 is on schedule and
expected later this year.
Easy AirShare has introduced a new way for pilots to share
general aviation aircraft. The program claims to be "designed by
pilots for pilots;" and is reportedly the ONLY to offer Unlimited
flying, Low Fees and True Ownership.
In response to Helicopter Association International’s
(HAI) request, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted an
extension to HAI and Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS)
Exemption Number 6175.
"When we have more to announce, we'll announce it."
Source: Pentagon spokesman Lawrence Di Rita,
confirming that all 16 servicemen aboard an MH-47 Chinook
helicopter were killed when the aircraft was apparently shot down
over eastern Afghanistan Tuesday. She said the operation in which
the aircraft was participating is still underway. And that's about
all she'd say.
AD NUMBER: 2005-13-40
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2005-13-40
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for Boeing Model 727 airplanes equipped with an
auxiliary fuel tank having a fuel pump installed. This AD requires
revising the airplane flight manual to include limitations on
operating the fuel pumps for the auxiliary fuel tank.