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February 3, 2016, 4:49 PM

Controllers Support, Airline Pilots Oppose Proposed FAA Bill

Republicans' proposal to create a separate organization to manage the nation's ATC system presents a stumbling block to FAA reauthorization.

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May 13, 2015 - 1:36 PM
A Russian-Chinese joint venture leasing group aims to take on Superjet's Chinese rival, the ARJ-21, in its domestic market.
United Airlines Boeing 787-9
May 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM
Recent 787 order changes are 'normal fleet planning adjustments' that do not presage a cyclical change, CEO Jim McNerney says.
Yugo Fukuhara
May 12, 2015 - 1:50 PM
If scope clauses remain in effect, the company expects it will sell more of the smaller MRJ70.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The airframer and engine maker are collaborating on a data-management service for the CSeries health-management system.
May 10, 2015 - 5:14 AM
The agency alleges the operator flew a Beech 99 on numerous occasions when it was not airworthy.
May 7, 2015 - 2:24 PM
Bombardier CEO Bellamare calls development 'a big deal'
May 7, 2015 - 2:05 PM
The task force will use data from regulators and industry experts.
May 7, 2015 - 10:46 AM
CFM International's Leap-1B turbofan for the Boeing 737 Max is on track to complete certification next year and enter service in 2017.
Germanwings A320
May 6, 2015 - 11:11 AM
Briefly set altitude on FCU to 100 feet during flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona
Thai A330
May 6, 2015 - 9:26 AM
Fails to submit plan to address ICAO-raised safety concerns