May 7, 2006

To: All SLAC Members

From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager






·         Question: How can I find past issues of these Updates?

·         Answer::  The SLAC Website has an index “Website Update Archives” which includes all past issues.  In addition there is an index for “Selected Articles”



Aviation Stuff:

·         Paragliding; Story and video of Heather Saint Clair’s First Solo flight and her 95th best flight at Tiger Mountain in Issaquah, Washington.

·         Adam Jet Reached Milestone – Kit built, seven seat A700 jet

·         User Fees & Fuel Tax – You may want to contact your Congressmen on these.

·         National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) vs the FAA

·         Coast to Coast in a Powered Parachute

·         Bad Flying(1,390 kb) – Slide show.  As far as we know, the only fake picture is of the American Airline engine fire.  Courtesy of Don Tubbs

·         On The Fly
Low, Slow and Steep turns on a Circling Approach can endanger your life.
Memorable Aviation Records
Eclipse Aviation expects certification of it’s light jet soon.
Notam for flying to Oshkosh this summer
First S LSA approval issued for powered parachute



Other Stuff:

·         Salvaging the USS Cole – Courtesy of Richard O’Brien


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