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|Low/no fuel announcements|
- (SAAC) Concordia - Possible fuel outage from 16-Sep to 26-Sep, 1900 EST. UVair supplier Repsol YPF is not impacted by this fuel outage.
- (SAZG) General Pico - Possible fuel outage from 29 Aug - 30 Sep 2359. UVair supplier Repsol YPF is not impacted by this fuel outage.
- (SBSJ) Sao Jose dos Campos - UVair customers needing fuel while at Embraer Hangar should choose Shell for fuel; elsewhere on the airport, choose Petrobras for fueling.
- (TBPB) Bridgetown, Barbados - From Aug 25 until approximately Sept 25, 2016, both of SOL Aviation's jet A-1 fuel storage tanks will be taken out of service, sequentially, for mandatory maintenance. During this time, fuel uplifts will be limited to 50% of normal tank capacity in order to avoid negative impact to service delivery.
|FAM global monitor security briefings|
Henrique Capriles Radonski, governor of Venezuela's Miranda state, on Monday declared a state of emergency over food insecurity, saying 17 percent of people feed themselves by going through garbage. Capriles Radonski declared the state of emergency for the region, which includes the capital of Caracas, citing a report that said 77.5 percent of the population has gone to sleep hungry due to a lack of food.
|U.S. Department of State travel warnings|
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|NBAA update briefs|
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At Industry Event, Bolen Reiterates Need for Continued Advocacy Focus
While the role of business aviation is sometimes misunderstood by the public, more than 97 percent of those surveyed recently by JETNET iQ said a business airplane is an effective competitive asset, and more than 70 percent believe public perception of the industry has improved in the past five years. “We have a constant need that we have to promote who we really are, which is a very positive industry that generates a lot of jobs, provides economic development, helps companies to be competitive and flies a lot of humanitarian flights,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen at JetNet’s annual Global Business Aviation Summit held on Sept. 14. “The importance of talking about that is really everybody’s responsibility.”
ADS-B Rebate Available Sept. 19 to Owners of Eligible Aircraft
The FAA’s ADS-B rebate website went live today, Sept. 19, allowing owners of U.S.-registered, fixed-wing, single-engine piston aircraft to apply for a $500 rebate for installing avionics required for ADS-B Out compliance. The FAA hopes the $500 rebate will encourage owners of eligible aircraft to comply with the ADS-B equipment requirements well ahead of the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline. “We know the more aircraft equipped with ADS-B, the safer and more efficient our aviation system becomes,” said NBAA’s Steve Brown. “Aircraft owners and operators should plan their ADS-B upgrades as soon as possible.”
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There are two active storms in the Atlantic: Tropical Depression Karl with winds of only 35 mph is centered well northeast of the Caribbean and moving towards the northwest at 14 mph. Farther east, Tropical Storm Lisa is centered west of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving towards the northwest at 6 mph. Winds are at 45 mph. There are no active storms in the west Pacific; however, there is a strong tropical disturbance east of the Philippines that will likely develop over the next day or so.
Dukono, Halmahera was producing an ash cloud that extends up to 8,000 feet moving towards the northwest at 5 knots. Not too far away is Tengger Caldera. Tengger Caldera is situated in Java and is currently producing an ash cloud that extends from the surface up to 10,000 feet. Movement is towards the southwest at 10 knots. Over in Russia, Klyuchevskoy is producing ash up to 27,000 feet moving towards the south at 10 knots. Mt. Sheveluch, situated on the Kamchatka peninsula, is producing ash up to 27,000 feet. Movement is towards the south at 10 knots.
Areas of thunderstorms can be expected across the central portion of the continent. These storms will be the most numerous during the afternoon and evening hours when tops could exceed 50,000 feet. A cold front pushing southward through southeastern South Africa will produce little in the way of significant weather.
Low pressure pushing eastward into western Russia will produce occasional rain and rain showers mixing with snow farther north. Rain showers will continue southward along the associated cold front with even a few thunderstorms possible along the extreme southern portion of the front over Turkey. High pressure will dominate central Russia resulting in areas of late night and early morning fog. Another storm system over north-central Russia will produce rain mixed with snow. Rain showers can also be expected over eastern Russia in association with another storm system. A weak surface trough will produce isolated thunderstorms over a small portion of southeastern Russia just north of the Korean Peninsula. Low pressure east of Japan and its associated cold front will produce showers and thunderstorms, however most of this activity will remain just south of Japan. High pressure will dominate most of central China resulting in a few areas of patchy late night and early morning fog.
SOUTHEAST ASIA/NORTH PACIFIC
The Monsoon will remain quite active from Indo-China southward across Indonesia resulting in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across most of the region. The activity will be the most numerous over the land areas during the afternoon and evening hours. Additional storms can be expected across the Philippines in association with a weak tropical disturbance. A frontal boundary along the several weak surface low’s will extend from west to east across a good portion of the Pacific accompanied by rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. High pressure will dominate to the north and south of this feature.
A cold front moving from west to east across southern and central Australia will produce scattered rain showers across the region. High pressure will dominate the western and eastern portion of the continent resulting in fair weather. Low pressure centered west of New Zealand will produce rain showers with isolated thunderstorms likely along the associated cold front. Most of this activity will remain west of New Zealand.
A large storm system over the east-central North Atlantic will produce rain showers spreading eastward into the western U.K. Farther south, rain showers and thunderstorms can be expected along the associated cold front. Additional showers and thunderstorms can be expected over a small portion of the western Atlantic ahead of a cold front pushing off the coast of the U.S. High pressure will dominate central Europe resulting in the chance for patchy late night and early morning fog.
A frontal system pushing into western Canada and the northwestern U.S. will produce rain showers mainly over the coastal areas. Another storm system organizing over central Montana will produce showers and thunderstorms southward into the southern Rockies. High pressure will dominate most of the southeastern U.S. resulting in mostly fair weather. A cold front sinking southward from New England westward across he Great Lakes and northern Plains will produce scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms along it. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms can be expected across most of Central America.
A frontal system stretched from northwest to southeast across southern Argentina and Chile will produce scattered rain showers. Another cold front extending from low pressure offshore into southeastern Brazil will produce isolated showers and thunderstorms. Areas of showers and thunderstorms can be expected across the northern half of South America as daytime heating interacts with abundant tropical moisture.
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