A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking has been issued that modifies previously proposed (Nov. 23, 2003) changes to the Minneapolis Class B airspace. This action proposes to add a new Area F to contain large turbine-powered aircraft within Class B airspace during operations on new Runway 17/35 at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. NBAA suggested the change.
AINalerts » August 18, 2005
Honeywell Aerospace has appointed Adrian Paull v-p of customer and product support as part of its reorganization to improve product support and customer service.
A federal court in Texas recently ruled that a 1976 King Air C90 that crashed before its resale was finalized was not covered by insurance because the purchase was not yet complete when the accident occurred. According to a report in a recent issue of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association Journal, two days after a successful acceptance flight, the buyer wired funds to an escrow account with instructions to release the money to the seller.
The Isle of Man, a UK Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea, hopes to have its own private aircraft register established by the end of next year. The new register, which will be operated in parallel with the UK’s “G” register, is being marketed to aircraft owners seeking to benefit from the island’s fiscal and legal jurisdiction.
Shortly after the FAA published an advisory circular aimed at increasing capacity in busy Florida airspace by making changes to Rnav routes, SIDs and STARS, NBAA queried the agency about the apparent technical shortcomings of certain FMS equipment that might disqualify a number of business jet operators from flying the new procedures.