October 2006 Aviation International News

Oct 9, 2006 - 7:13 AM
New data by UK ATC provider NATS shows that business jets are more likely than others to be involved in certain types of safety incident.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:11 AM
Hartmut Mehdorn, chairman of German railway group Deutsche Bahn, has proposed that Berlin’s downtown Tempelhof Airport be redeveloped as a dedicated busine
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:10 AM
The original BBJ3, which was proposed in early 2000, was going to be a 7,000-nm aircraft based on the 757-200 fuselage and 757-300 wing.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:08 AM
On September 1 Boeing’s new 737-900ER, the platform for the new BBJ3, made its maiden flight.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:06 AM
“Decision Guide to Private Jet Travel” is a new 50-page study on how to select a business aircraft provider.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:01 AM
In its latest update, issued last month, the NTSB said the number of people killed in all aviation accidents last year dropped to 616 from 652 in 2004.
Oct 9, 2006 - 7:00 AM
The FAA has approved the new AmSafe Aviation child aviation restraint system (Cares), a lightweight harness device designed for children weighing 22 to 44
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:57 AM
Avcon Industries expects to have FAA group approval for its RVSM equipment package for Learjet 35s and 36s by the NBAA Convention later this month.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:56 AM
Former Raytheon Aircraft v-p of operations Paul Schumacher has joined Eclipse Aviation in Albuquerque, N.M., as v-p of manufacturing.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:54 AM
The FAA last month issued a proposed order to extend through at least next September the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including