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March 04, 2007

GA Tornado Relief TFR: UFN

NOTAM Number: FDC 7/4697  Issue Date: March 04, 2007 at 0023 UTC Type: Hazards

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Aero-News BOLO: Pilot Missing En Route From CA To VA

RV-7 Hasn't Been Seen Since Late Last Week

ANN has confirmed a pilot ferrying a Vans RV-6 aircraft from California to Virginia this week has gone missing, possibly in the vicinity of the Texas panhandle. Friends and family are looking for any information that may help point rescuers in the right direction.

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Lawyers Lining Up In Lidle Crash

Family Sues Cirrus, Dentist Sues Lost Pitcher's Estate

In an accident involving New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle, Cirrus, and an Upper East Side apartment building where many "do you know who I am" people live, there is no shortage of attorneys willing to stand in the spotlight alongside Dr. Lawrence Rosenthal -- a celebrity dentist whose clients include Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen, and Donald Trump -- or widow Melanie Lidle.

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NASA Plans To Roll Atlantis Back Sunday

Crews Will Inspect Hail Damage

Fingers are crossed at NASA, as crews prepare to roll back the space shuttle Atlantis to the Vehicle Assembly Building in order to better assess damage caused by a storm last week. Roll back is currently targeted for Sunday morning.

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The Case of Denver's Cracked Jet Windshields - Solved!

Evidence Points To Foreign Object Debris

It wasn't too long ago that ANN reported the mystery of 20 front and side windshields cracking on at least 14 planes at Denver International Airport. Well, that mystery has been solved -- and it wasn't Mr. Mustard on the tarmac with a sledgehammer.

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Heli-Expo 2007 Comes To An End In The Sunshine State

Start Preparing Now For 2008 In Houston!

The Helicopter Association International’s (HAI) Heli-Expo 2007 wrapped up Saturday afternoon, after more than 500 exhibitors showcased their products and services at the Orange County Convention Center.

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US Airways To Merge Reservation Systems With America West

Judge Rejects Pilots Complaint That Move Would Violate Work Agreement

With a federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday refusing to halt plans by US Airways Group to merge its reservation systems on Sunday, the Tempe-based carrier's plan to join reservations for it and America West flights is on schedule for Sunday, March 4.

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Spring's Almost Here... And The OSH Housing Rush Begins!

Oshkosh Convention And Visitors Bureau Begins EAA Housing Registration

It's that time, folks. Time to start making "specific" plans for your trip to Oshkosh this summer. Not just, "Yeah, I'm gonna go." But, "I better make sure we have a nice place to stay or my wife will have my hide!" No dilapidated RV for her this year.

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The Cost Of A Gallon Of Fuel To Support Children's Cancer Research

Children's Air Corps Seeks Donations From Pilots

For a parent, the four words "your child has cancer" are about as bad as it can get. That's what doctors at Children's Hospital of Seattle, WA, told lifelong-pilot Richard Newman back in 2004. Today, thanks to immediate and effective attention from those same doctors, Newman's daughter Carli, 6, faces a hopeful future and he has time to think about "giving back."

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AA Employee To Be Retrained Following Gore Faux Pas

EVERYONE Goes Through Security

He could have been president... and ANN is forever in his debt for "inventing" the Internet. His documentary won an Oscar... and he brought global warming to the forefront of world issues. Any way you look at it, everyone knows who he is, and a man of such stature requires special service, even at the airport. Right? Wrong.

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Frasca To Provide FTD For New Bell 429

Providing Pilot Support at Bell Customer Academy

Aero-News learned this week Frasca International has been awarded a contract to supply a Bell 429 Level 6 Flight Training Device (FTD) to Bell Helicopter Textron.

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ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (03.04.07)


FREE clip art, illustrations, and photographs! Did I mention it was free?

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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.04.07): Karl Jatho


Karl Jatho was a German pioneer and inventor, performer and public servant of the city of Hanover (February 3, 1873 - December 8, 1933). On August 18, 1903 he flew with his self-made motored gliding airplane, four months before the first flight of the Wright Brothers.

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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (03.04.07)

"Things are looking good for Carli. But during her treatment she made friends with children she'll never see again because they didn't survive, kids like Kaitlin, a friend, who passed away in 2006 and for whom we named our first plane seen in the signature art created by Carli. Unfortunately, more children are coming in all the time..."

Source: Richard Newman, whose six-year-old daughter, Carli, has battled cancer for the past two years.

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