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July 18, 2005

Arizona TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/6002  Issued:  07/17/2005 14:40  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AZ  Facility:  ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  WILLIAMS (MT ORD) ARIZONA.

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Alaska TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/5994  Issued:  07/17/2005 02:20  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AK  Facility:  ZAN - ANCHORAGE (ARTCC),AK.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  SOLDOTNA ALASKA. 

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Arizona TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/6015  Issued:  07/18/2005 00:00  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AZ  Facility:  ZAB - ALBUQUERQUE (ARTCC),NM.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  10 NM SW CAMP VERDE, ARIZONA

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Colorado TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/6017  Issued:  07/18/2005 04:40  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  CO  Facility:  ZDV - DENVER (ARTCC),CO.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  6 MILES EAST OF NORWOOD CO. 

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Mid-Air Over China Lake

Two F/A-18s Tangle -- No Word On Injuries

Two US Navy F/A-18 aircraft collided in mid-air during a Monday training session, according to military officials. The fates of the crews involved were not immediately known.

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What's In A Name?

Lancair Now Columbia Aircraft

The Lancair Company, manufacturers of the Columbia line of certified aircraft, announced Monday that it is formally changing its name to Columbia Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (CAM) effective immediately.

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How Safe Are Medical Helo Flights?

National Newspaper Slams Industry

Armed with its own database on air ambulance mishaps and spurred by safety "experts" who say "someone needs to be uncomfortable," USA Today Monday published an extensive report on the safety of medical helicopter flights. The report, which ran across three pages of the national publication, suggests none of the safety improvements made in the airline industry have made it into the highly-lucrative air ambulance business.

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Arizona TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/5993  Issued:  07/17/2005 02:00  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  AZ  Facility:  ZLA - LOS ANGELES (ARTCC)PALMDALE, CA.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  NORTH KAIBAB NATIONAL FOREST. 

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Death Toll Climbs In African Mishap

At Least 55 Dead -- Antonov Wreckage Found

When search teams in Equatorial Guinea finally came upon the wreckage, their worst fears were confirmed: At least 55 people aboard an Equatair-owned Antonov AN-32 were killed Saturday when the aircraft went down on a flight from Malabo to Bata.

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ISS Partners Growing Uneasy With Shuttle Delays

While NASA Fiddles, Space Station Components Sit Idle On The Ground

NASA's international partners in the International Space Station are growing anxious about progress on the station's construction as the space shuttle program continues to struggle with technical problems and the resulting delays.

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What Pilots Are Talking About

ADIZ Violations, FSS Modernization Lead List Of Topics At AOPA Town Hall Meetings

General aviation pilots in the Midwest last week said that while additional punishment for violating Washington, DC's restricted airspace (ADIZ) is probably necessary, the sanctions proposed in some congressional legislation are way too tough. These pilots also expressed extreme disappointment over the pending roadblocks to flight service station modernization.

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Embraer Ready To Build Next-Gen Spy Plane? Not So Fast

Lockheed-Martin Re-Evaluating ERJ 145 For Aerial Common Sensor Program

It was a big, big deal for Brazilian-based Embraer -- and for Florida. When the Army announced the ERJ-145 had been selected as the flying platform for the new Aerial Common Sensor program, the manufacturer broke ground on a new facility at Jacksonville's Cecil Field. Governor Jeb Bush attended, all a-giggle about the prospect of a huge aerospace plant at the former Navy base.

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Cubcrafters Sport Cub Makes First Flight

CubCrafters tells ANN that the first flight of its newest airplane, SPORT CUB, has just taken place. All first flight goals were achieved during a nearly one hour flight at CubCrafters company headquarters.

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STS-114's Boss Speaks Up

It's Not Much, But It's Something...

The following is a weekend statement by Eileen Collins, commander of the Space Shuttle's STS-114 mission: "My crew will remain in quarantine for the near future, maintaining our proficiency for this mission. We are keeping in close touch with the troubleshooting plan; we have confidence that the best people are working it. In fact, the plan our engineers have put together is impressive, and we are very proud of the work they are doing!"

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FBI Wants To Read Your E-Mail

In-Flight

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security are reportedly at work to enable the tapping into and tracking in-flight internet communications.

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Teens Describe Drunken Joyride

Thrills Turned To Chills

The teenagers along for the ride in the aircraft allegedly taken from the Danbury Municipal Airport last month by Philippe Patricio have been identified, and told their stories to the police. Andrew Mentch and Thomas Cascio III, both 16, had agreed to go for a ride with Patricio.

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Klyde Morris 07.18.05

Klyde Starts In On The Media... Again!

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Russia Approves Space Plan

New Mini-Shuttle Planned

Space enthusiasts in Russia were encouraged late last week as the Cabinet gave preliminary approval to a 10-year space exploration program. The program provides for 305 billion rubles ($10.7 billion) to be spent on civil space projects from 2006 to 2015. That's less than the US space budget for one year.

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If You Get Caught, You're Tryin' Too Hard

Air Force Pilot Trainees, NCO Face The Music In Cheating Scandals

The Air Force dealt harshly with two cheating scandals this week. One involved officers cheating on academic quizzes in pilot training, and the other involved an NCO illegally distributing materials for enlisted promotion exams.

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Engine Failure Caused Chopper Crash

Turbine Failure

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday that catastrophic internal engine failure caused the crash of a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department helicopter last Wednesday.

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Teddy Troopers Jumping Into Iraq

Operation Teddy Drop

Teddy Troopers are parachuting into various areas around Baghdad, on a one-way mission. The stuffed animals with makeshift parachutes float into the hands of waiting Iraqis below.

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Kabul Air Control Center Open For Business

Regional Center

The Kabul Air Control Center officially opened July 12th with a ceremony presided over by the second vice president of Afghanistan.

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ANN Free Classifieds Featured Ad: Velocity Kit

For Sale: Velocity Aircraft Velocity

XL-RG project. Have not been able to finish, partner wants out. This Velocity XL is further along than a fast build, but you can still customize, this is the plane for you. 817-441-7758. wesley.oliver@belwave.net New, will sell for $45,000.00 (or best offer)

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (03.18.05)

"There was nothing basically we could do. I was thinking that I'm going to die." Source: Andrew Mentch, 16, along for the ride in the aircraft allegedly taken from the Danbury Municipal Airport last month by Philippe Patricio.

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