NOTAM Number: FDC 7/2901
Issue Date: June 01, 2007 at 1355 UTC
Location: Tinker AFB, Oklahoma near WILL ROGERS VORTAC
Beginning Date and Time: June 07, 2007 at 1700 UTC
Ending Date and Time: June 10, 2007 at 2330 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: The Tinker AFB Star Spangled Salute Air
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A
Pilots May Contact: Tinker AFB (TIK) Air Traffic Control Tower,
AD NUMBER: 2007-11-17
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2007-11-17
SUMMARY: The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness
directive (AD), which applies to certain Cessna Model 500, 550,
S550, 560, 560XL, and 750 airplanes.
It turns out that weather radios aren't the distraction the FAA
once said they were. This week, the agency flip-flopped on its
earlier ban on weather radios in air traffic control towers, and
will allow controllers to monitor such devices for reports of
approaching severe weather after all.
The man who traveled overseas from Atlanta, GA last month --
despite a doctor's warning that he had tuberculosis -- has a name.
He is attorney Andrew Speaker, 31, and he's currently
receiving treatment at a specialized medical center in Denver, CO.
And judging from media reports, he allegedly should have known
Two US pilots and four air traffic controllers were indicted by
a Brazilian judge Friday, on manslaughter-related charges stemming
from a September 2006 midair collision that killed 154 people
onboard a Gol Airlines 737.
Quartz Mountain Aerospace Waiting For Production
An Altus, OK-based planemaker hoping to reintroduce a variant of
the storied Luscombe 11 Sedan to the general aviation market
recently laid off 20 of its 104 employees, citing delays in FAA
inspections and supply issues.
Air Force Complies With GAO Findings, But Will Not Reevaluate
This week, the US Air Force issued a revised request for
proposals for its $15 billion combat search and rescue helicopter
(CSAR-X) competition... and it didn't take long for one of the
bidders to express its dismay at the revised solicitation.
Eclipse Aviation announced Friday a new sponsor for the second
annual Beach Boys concert at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2007. One of
Eclipse's newest suppliers, Innovative Solutions & Support,
Inc. (IS&S), has joined Eclipse Aviation and Ford Motor Company
to return the opening-day highlight to Oshkosh, WI on Monday, July
In late May, a NASA-funded robot successfully navigated one of
the world's deepest sinkholes. The mission could be a prelude to a
future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, believed to contain a
liquid water ocean.
"I'm a very well-educated, successful, intelligent
person. This is insane to me that I have an armed guard outside my
door when I have cooperated with everything other than the whole
Source: 31-year-old attorney Andrew Speaker,
who has been identified as the man who traveled overseas from
Atlanta, GA last month -- despite a doctor's warning that he had
tuberculosis -- and returned to North America onboard a commercial
airliner despite warnings from the CDC to remain in Italy until
doctors could determine the best course of treatment.