March 2006 Aviation International News

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Sep 21, 2006 - 6:56 AM
The dawn of the very light jet (VLJ) is nearly upon us, with the first, the Eclipse 500, set to receive FAA certification in June.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:34 AM
NetJets Europe will hire more than 100 pilots this year–the largest intake of aircrew since the fractional ownership program started in 1996.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:26 AM
The use of thrust reversers to shorten landing distance is a great benefit to aviation.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:22 AM
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch has launched a formal investigation into the factors leading to the February 5 overrun of a German-registered Cha
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:19 AM
Some flight departments employ independent contractors as a way to keep their costs in check.
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:13 AM
A Tri-Coastal Airlines Metro crashed in a “nose-down, near-vertical attitude” near Paris, Tenn., while on a cargo flight from Dayton, Ohio, to Harlingen, T
Sep 21, 2006 - 6:11 AM
In an unusual move, Air Tractor has established a college education fund for children of pilots who are killed in accidents involving the company’s aerial
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:22 AM
Spirit AeroSystems in Wichita last month announced it is acquiring BAE Systems’ aerostructures division.
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:19 AM
All six people aboard a King Air 200 that crashed in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., on February 3 were killed.
Sep 21, 2006 - 5:14 AM
Jet Aviation has opened an office in São Paulo, Brazil, to offer aircraft charter, management and sales in Latin America.