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September 20, 2005

Colorado TFR: Until Further Notice

NOTAM:  5/8583  Issued:  09/21/2005 00:10  Effective:  Immediately - Until Further Notice  State:  CO  Facility:  ZDV - DENVER (ARTCC),CO.  Type:  HAZARDS  Description:  STORM MOUNTAIN. CO 

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FAA Issues Lycoming Crankshaft AD

Agency Calls For Replacing Shafts In Some 360 and 540 Models

The FAA has issued an airworthiness directive calling for crankshaft replacement in certain 360 and 540 engines built or with crankshafts replaced after March 1, 1999. As AOPA first told you in July, this AD affects some 1,100 aircraft, in models ranging from Aero Commanders and Aerostars to Socata Trinidads. Many of the affected aircraft are Robinson helicopters and late-model Cessna 182s.

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NATCA's Carr To FAA's Miniace: 'Let's Get Serious'

ATC Contract Spat Continues With Both Sides Apparently Drifting Apart

The FAA and its unionized air traffic controllers continue to bicker over a new contract -- but instead of coming closer together on the fine points, the two sides appear to be drifting farther apart. Now, the FAA wants daily negotiations, while NATCA demands arbitrators be brought in to settle things.

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NASA To Lay Off About 2,000 Workers On Way To Moon, Mars And Beyond

Space Agency Hopes To Make Cuts Through Attrition

In the process of fulfilling President Bush's vision of a space agency that reaches to the Moon, Mars and Beyond, NASA will paradoxically have to pink-slip some 2,000 workers over the next year, according to published reports.

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Osprey Headed For Full Production?

Pentagon Says It's Ready

Five years after 23 Marines lost their lives in flight testing, the Pentagon is ready to authorize full production of the V-22 Tiltrotor Osprey.

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Goodbye, Oklahoma!

Commander Premier Aircraft Corporation To Leave Oklahoma City By Month End

Commander Premier Aircraft Corporation (CPAC) announced Monday it will leave the Okalahoma City area by the end of September and establish new operations to produce Commander aircraft and support the existing, world-wide Commander fleet at a new, undisclosed location. CPAC acquired all of the assets of defunct Commander Aircraft Company (CAC) from its chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee at the end of June but the assets did not include the right to remain at CAC's production facility at Wiley Post Airport.

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NetJets, Flight Attendants, Agree To Terms

Negotiations Result in First Ever Agreement Between Parties

NetJets Aviation (NJA) Monday announced it had reached a tentative agreement with its flight attendants for the parties' first ever contract. The tentative agreement, which calls for an increase in flight attendant salaries and the payment of a bonus, the recognition of flight attendant seniority, enhanced grievance and arbitration provisions, and a comprehensive scope clause, was negotiated and endorsed by the leadership of the flight attendants' union (International Brotherhood of Teamsters through the Airline Division, Local 284).

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Cargo Connection Logistics Says Bankruptcies Will Have Little Impact On Ops

Gauging The Impact

Cargo Connection Logistics says the recent bankruptcy filings by Delta and Northwest Airlines will have negligible impact on the operations of its wholly owned subsidiary, Cargo Connection Logistics Corp.

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MSY Airport Director: Thanks!

Airports Nationwide Show Solidarity in Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Roy Williams, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Monday spoke at the opening session of the 14th Annual Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA) Conference and Exhibition and expressed his gratitude for the support airports nationwide have offered in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Williams provided a first-hand account of Hurricane Katrina's impacts on the greater New Orleans region and described the relief and recovery efforts, many of which were staged at his airport.

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African Conservation Project to be Assisted by Cessna Skylane

Cessna 182 Becomes Wildlife Research Tool

On foot, J. Michael Fay crossed more than 2,000 miles to document stretches of African wilderness the world had never seen before. He helped establish 13 national parks in the Gabon region of Africa, preserving many species found nowhere else in the world.

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US, Thailand Sign Open-Skies Agreement

More Flights, Lower Fares

US Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon Monday signed an Open-Skies aviation agreement that will strengthen ties between the two countries by enabling US and Thai airlines to offer more flights at lower fares. With this agreement, Thailand becomes the 71st US Open-Skies partner.

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Carter Can't Fly

Duluth, MN, TSA Won't Let 22-Month Old Baby Fly With Vital Medical Equipment

Jason Hegg and his 22-month old son, Carter, fly a lot. They usually travel between Detroit Metro and Cook, MN. Carter is a special needs child -- he must have a nebulizer to overcome his asthma. He has no problem getting the nebulizer through TSA checkpoints at Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul. But the TSA screeners at Duluth won't let him board with the very equipment upon which his life could depend.

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Aero-News Quote Of The Day (09.20.05)

"Inevitably, I think you can look forward to having fewer people on staff at NASA a year from now than there are today, and I think we just need to face up to that." Source: NASA Administrator Michael Griffin on the possibility that some workers will lose their jobs as the spasce agency shits its focus from Earth orbit missions to the Moon, Mars and Beyond.

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