AINalerts » January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

At the request of the FAA, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last week stayed a proposal that would have prohibited the “certification, manufacture, importation, sale or use” of emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) that transmit distress alerts on 121.5 MHz.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

NBAA said that major business aircraft manufacturers have committed to exhibit at the 2012 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, which will be held February 28 to March 1 next year in Shanghai.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

Gulfstream Aerospace has acquired a 253,000-sq-ft building in Savannah, Ga., to house its growing research and development program.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

Major industry groups are expressing their displeasure with key sections of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) governing helicopter EMS operations. In formal comments filed last week with the FAA, they voiced objection to portions of the rule mandating helicopter terrain awareness and warning systems (HTaws), IFR weather reporting and operational control centers.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

Lufthansa is weighing possible new options for providing executive charter services through its Lufthansa Private Jets service. The process could lead to a resumption of its alliance with NetJets Europe, with a decision on this expected next month.

 

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