December 2006 Aviation International News

Dec 6, 2006 - 8:40 AM
Although very light jets (VLJ) will be operating at the same altitudes (including RVSM airspace) as and mingling with airliners and larger business jets, t
Dec 5, 2006 - 11:14 AM
The DOT Inspector General office has given an unqualified, or “clean,” opinion of the financial statements of the NTSB following an outside private audit f
Dec 5, 2006 - 9:42 AM
On November 9, the second Bell/Agusta BA609 tiltrotor prototype made its maiden flight in Italy.
Dec 5, 2006 - 9:14 AM
New York City-based Arcadia Aviation announced plans late last month to create a $20 million, 200,000-sq-ft corporate hangar and office complex at Eastern
Dec 5, 2006 - 7:17 AM
Manufacturers should be required to determine if engine restart capability exists after high-power, high-altitude flameouts, according to the NTSB.
Dec 5, 2006 - 7:07 AM
The 560-pound-thrust DGEN380 turbofan engine recently made its first run in Tarnos, France, start-up company Price Induction announced.
Dec 5, 2006 - 6:55 AM
The NTSB’s analysis of the Nov.
Dec 5, 2006 - 6:52 AM
Swissport Executive Aviation plans to open a dedicated business aircraft handling operation at Zurich International Airport on January 1.
Dec 5, 2006 - 5:52 AM
NBAA and the Allied Pilots Association, the union representing 13,000 American Airlines pilots, have added their voices to the growing international call t