Aviation International News » May 2005

November 2, 2006 - 7:14am

• Before Congress took a couple of weeks off beginning on March 20, there were 687 bills introduced in the Senate and 1,454 in the House of Representatives. The pace may prove to be record-setting. During the recess, however, legislators took time to concern themselves with the use of steroids by baseball players and the Theresa Schiavo case in Florida.

November 2, 2006 - 7:11am

The House Education and Workforce Committee endorsed a proposal calling for the Labor Department to establish a government program for aerospace workforce job training.

November 2, 2006 - 7:08am

In a report released early last month, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association said policy decisions by the Bush Administration, not inadequate revenues, are causing the declining balance in the Aviation Trust Fund.

November 2, 2006 - 7:05am

Success of Falcon 7X Sales Encourages Dassault’s Expansion Plans at Little Rock

November 2, 2006 - 6:00am

Consider the lowly fastener, an object guaranteed to induce acute boredom in the mind of the average man, a cure for insomnia perhaps. They’re hidden away in corners, under seats and floors and behind panels, rarely seen but so necessary.

November 2, 2006 - 5:58am

Aircraft Interiors Expo, which has grown steadily since its first event in Cannes, France, in 2000, had its sixth annual show last month, and is not only outgrowing its current site at the Hamburg Messe convention center in Hamburg, Germany, but is also expanding with a new interiors show in Hong Kong.

November 2, 2006 - 5:51am

Unless you enjoy a long, hot wait to ride the ferry, an airplane is the best way to get to Martha’s Vineyard in the summer. The resort island 22 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., has long been known as a summertime haven for the rich, famous and powerful, with more than its share of visitors arriving in business jets.

November 2, 2006 - 5:39am

London Biggin Hill Airport is seeking local government approval for a revised draft master plan that would allow for both business aviation growth and the reintroduction of scheduled regional airline services.

November 2, 2006 - 5:37am

Many convention attendees are more than ready to hit the road by the last day of a busy schedule of events, but that didn’t impede the third joint symposium held by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) at the close of Aviation Industry Week, March 10.

November 2, 2006 - 5:35am

Central Flying Services at Adams Field (LIT), Little Rock, Ark., claims it is the largest full-service FBO on the planet, with more than 550,000 sq ft under roof. Not satisfied with that claim, the FBO is beginning construction on a new 45,000-sq-ft storage hangar that will increase its overall size to about 600,000 sq ft. Construction is set to begin in the summer.