The FAA has reportedly solved "internal logistical problems" at
the Los Angeles International (LAX) tower and, beginning at 1600
local on December 2 (0000Z, December 3), will make the VFR
transition "mini route" across the east end of LAX available 24
hours a day, seven days a week.
Cessna Aircraft Company presented the keys of five new 182T
Skylanes to the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during a ceremony conducted
in Independence, Kansas, on November 18, 2003. The CAP placed their
order earlier in 2003 for a total of 21 Skylanes and will take
delivery of 15 of their new Cessnas in 2003, and the remaining six
in early 2004.
The folks at NBAA tell ANN that aircraft operators should
anticipate temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) for upcoming VIP
December 2 in Pittsburgh, PA;
December 3 and 4 in Stuttgart, Arkansas;
and December 5 in Tulsa, OK; Abilene, TX; and Baltimore,
"The Final Report of the Commission on the Future of the U.S.
Aerospace Industry, issued one year ago, is fundamentally changing
the way the federal government develops solutions for aerospace,"
said Commissioner Ed Bolen (right), President and CEO
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