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Quest is beginning to seek Chilean validation for the Kodiak single-turboprop, which already has received 21 approvals in 31 countries.
Business aircraft activity in Europe climbed 1.7 percent last month, to 51,563 departures, but full-year flying was down by 0.6 percent, said WingX.
Online private charter booking site Stratajet now has more than 500 Europe-based aircraft available.
Last year, the U.S. continued to be the strongest market for the TBM 900 with 44 deliveries, followed by Latin America with seven and Europe with four.
An annual tradition now in it's sixth year, S&D's "Pay It Forward looks to benefit needy in this year's host city.
The FAA's Notam system is still broken, and for safety's sake it needs to be fixed.
Correction makes it easier for operators to raise the safety bar by voluntarily complying with the more rigorous training requirements of Part 121.
Caucus members expressed concern by attempts to close facilities or restrict access.
When completed, the transaction will give the global aviaiton services provider its third FBO, joining locations in Glasgow, Scotland and Sharjah, UAE.
Pompeo voices concerns that a recent draft of U.S. FAA reauthorization legislation would place an unfair funding burden on GA.