European operators have until October 10 to submit their responses to a questionnaire regarding the implementation of JAR 26 (additional airworthiness requirements for operations) into the EASA rule system. The questionnaire applies to operators from the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Poland, Slovak Republic, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK.
AINalerts » October 6, 2009
Airborne communications provider Aircell today unveiled its new ATG 5000 high-speed Internet unit for the business aviation market. The lightweight, “affordable” system delivers high-speed Internet service via the Aircell network and was designed specifically for aircraft operators who don’t require the integrated voice, narrowband data and network neutral capabilities of the company’s Axxess cabin system.
Mac Dan Aviation, one of two FBOs at Essex County Airport in northern New Jersey, closed its doors last Wednesday, according to a security guard tending the now-empty facility. The company apparently had stopped providing fuel services earlier last month and sold all of its equipment, according to information provided to AIN. Mac Dan operated the FBO, as well as an aircraft sales division, charter operation and flight school.
New NetJets chairman and interim CEO David Sokol has begun making changes at NetJets Europe, appointing a new boss to run the business and implement job cuts at the division’s headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal.
The first super-midsize Gulfstream G250 rolled out today at Israel Aerospace Industries’ facility at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. IAI is the contract manufacturer for Gulfstream’s midsize business jets, namely the in-production G150 and G200 and the in-development G250, which will replace the G200 in 2011.