May 21, 2006
To: All SLAC Members
From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager
New Member – Ervin Reed
480-895-1717 – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
the SLAC Board Meeting May 16, 2006 – Available on the website under “Board
Harbor Bombing – Courtesy of Bernie Peterson
Paragliding – Click on the photos
and see fantastic flights. At Tiger Mountain in Issaquah, WA You should try this for one of the most
satisfying experiences of your lifetime.
Flight Services Savings Down By $500 Million –It’s
still estimated to save 1.7 Billion dollars.
Those Who Have, Those Who Haven't Yet The great thing about gear-up
landings is they almost never result in any fatalities, unless you count dying
'n Fun Crash Widow Settles Lawsuit Against FAA – Bad
Deadline Looming, NATCA Expands Public Outreach National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Navigation Performance (RNP) Is Spreading - RNP harnesses the on-board computing power of modern
flight management systems and avionics with GPS technology to allow aircraft to
be programmed to fly a specific route into and out of an airport. All of this controlled by electronics.
Radar For Your PC
- The system is being marketed as a security asset and to anyone
with an interest in what's going on in the airspace above them
Quiz: SIGMET/AIRMET Savvy
Understanding Significant Air Meteorology is important for you to be a
safe pilot Yours
truly got 1 out of 10 on this quiz.
(Radio Controlled) – (Video – 4,097 kb) Model in fantastic aerobatic flight
within a gymnasium. We have not seen
this one before. Courtesy of Rollie Baumann and Gale Nelson
Tourism: Spaceport Proposals Proliferate – Its on the way
May Debut This Year – DC-10’s and B-747’s as Tankers?
· Excel-Jet -- A Sport-Jet's First Flight –A new 4 place, 340 Knot, (at 25,000 feet) Very Light Jet and priced at about $1,000,000
Karimi Nasseri, a man without country, trapped by his lack of papers in
Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, France, since
The following exchange
occurred between a student, the tower, and an instructor at KLVK (Livermore
Airport, CA) on 05/08/06...
Livermore tower Cessna 1234 at Sierra ready to taxi 25R with India.
Tower: Roger N1234 taxi to India.
[Student gives the instructor "Huh? You read it back,"]
Instructor: Cessna N1234: Tower N1234 confirm you want us to taxi to 25R. We don't have enough fuel to get to India.
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