March 2007 Aviation International News

Mar 8, 2007 - 4:59 AM
The FAA on February 9 released its final rule on proposed changes to the rules governing air-tour operators, who must demonstrate compliance within six mon
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:57 AM
Turbomeca officials in late January broke ground for a new, more modern factory at the company’s headquarters in Bordes, southwest France.
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:56 AM
AgustaWestland last month announced that its sales in India are growing, with seven deliveries last year (not all new rotorcraft), four planned this year a
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:54 AM
Turbomeca and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will soon be flight testing their codeveloped 1,200-shp Ardiden 1H (or Shakti, under its Indian designati
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:52 AM
Late in January in Paris, Eurocopter disclosed that it took orders last year for a record 615 helicopters worth €4.9 billion ($6.4 billion).
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:49 AM
The FAA has issued a Safety Alert For Operators (SAFO) regarding the functional testing of helicopter hydraulic systems before flight.
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:46 AM
A Fokker 100 flown by Air France subsidiary Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne crashed immediately after takeoff on January 25 in Pau, southwest France
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:44 AM
ATR’s sales momentum didn’t pause for the turn of the calendar as the Franco-Italian turboprop maker landed two more contracts for a total of eight turbopr
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:35 AM
Bombardier acknowledged in late January that it has held “exploratory discussions” about collaboration in the turboprop market with Russian aircraft maker
Mar 8, 2007 - 4:33 AM
Houston-based ExpressJet joins some pretty rarefied company this month when it begins flying 44 Embraer ERJ 145s under its own colors in a point-to-point “