Aviation International News » February 2008

February 8, 2008 - 10:11am

A snippet in the Wall Street Journal in the middle of last month pointed out that the Dow Jones Industrial Average began the new year by logging its worst 13 sessions ever. This eyebrow-raising item seemed incongruous against the backdrop of unusually high levels of activity in the pre-owned jet market, or perhaps the robust action is spillover from last year as deals in the pipeline are just now being completed.

February 8, 2008 - 10:11am

A snippet in the Wall Street Journal in the middle of last month pointed out that the Dow Jones Industrial Average began the new year by logging its worst 13 sessions ever. This eyebrow-raising item seemed incongruous against the backdrop of unusually high levels of activity in the pre-owned jet market, or perhaps the robust action is spillover from last year as deals in the pipeline are just now being completed.

February 8, 2008 - 10:07am

It all began when Paul “Mac” Langston identified a need for an aeromedical helicopter program in the Florida panhandle. Langston was literally born into aviation, since his dad was a Quincy, Fla.-based cropduster for tobacco and cotton farmers from Florida to Louisiana.

February 8, 2008 - 10:07am

It all began when Paul “Mac” Langston identified a need for an aeromedical helicopter program in the Florida panhandle. Langston was literally born into aviation, since his dad was a Quincy, Fla.-based cropduster for tobacco and cotton farmers from Florida to Louisiana.

February 8, 2008 - 10:05am

Fargo Jet Center is staying open in temporary facilities while its FBO terminal is being remodeled. Scheduled to open in the spring, the new Fargo Jet Center terminal will include upgrades of passenger and pilot facilities as well as new offices and work space for the maintenance shop. “We’ve spent many hours preparing for this renovation to ensure our customers are not inconvenienced,” said Fargo Jet president Jim Sweeney.

February 8, 2008 - 10:05am

Fargo Jet Center is staying open in temporary facilities while its FBO terminal is being remodeled. Scheduled to open in the spring, the new Fargo Jet Center terminal will include upgrades of passenger and pilot facilities as well as new offices and work space for the maintenance shop. “We’ve spent many hours preparing for this renovation to ensure our customers are not inconvenienced,” said Fargo Jet president Jim Sweeney.

February 8, 2008 - 10:04am

The FAA formally signed Notam Order 7930.2, according to the NBAA, “enabling the first phase of Notam realignment to proceed.” As of January 28, civil local notams were reclassified as “D Notams” that are stored, numbered and distributed throughout the U.S. Notam system, NBAA explained. “These notams will be input with keywords at the beginning of each to aid in parsing and classifying the data.”

February 8, 2008 - 10:04am

The FAA formally signed Notam Order 7930.2, according to the NBAA, “enabling the first phase of Notam realignment to proceed.” As of January 28, civil local notams were reclassified as “D Notams” that are stored, numbered and distributed throughout the U.S. Notam system, NBAA explained. “These notams will be input with keywords at the beginning of each to aid in parsing and classifying the data.”

February 8, 2008 - 10:00am

The FAA has strongly advised the operators of Witham Field Airport in Stuart, Fla., that their request to shorten 5,826-foot Runway 12/30 is not an option. The county commission wants to shorten the runway by decommissioning 230 feet on the Runway 12 end and using a declared distance for takeoffs that would reduce the length of Runway 30 by 460 feet.

February 8, 2008 - 10:00am

The FAA has strongly advised the operators of Witham Field Airport in Stuart, Fla., that their request to shorten 5,826-foot Runway 12/30 is not an option. The county commission wants to shorten the runway by decommissioning 230 feet on the Runway 12 end and using a declared distance for takeoffs that would reduce the length of Runway 30 by 460 feet.

 
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