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January 31, 2007, 9:58 AM

Fred Barth, former manager of flight control for AT&T, retired last spring after 27 years with the Morristown, N.J.-based flight department. He can be reached at (973) 697-2648 or fbarth@wyvernltd.com.

January 31, 2007, 9:57 AM

The survey, with a base of more than 675 flight departments, presents a set of baseline data broken down by characteristics of the flight department and the corporation. It allows NBAA members to compare their own operations to a composite of similar flight departments.

January 31, 2007, 9:56 AM

At an oversight meeting on the President’s proposed FY2006 budget for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), subcommittee chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) expressed concern about the lack of progress by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and TSA in reopening the airport.

January 31, 2007, 9:54 AM

According to NBAA, the four-day show, which ran from February 13 to 16, drew 1,525 attendees, 75 more than last year’s show, and 275 exhibitors, 37 more than in 2004.

January 31, 2007, 9:51 AM

Embraer is now in the final flight-test phase of the certification process that will raise the service ceiling of the Legacy business jet from FL370 to FL410. Certification of the twinjet’s new ceiling will coincide with deliveries of aircraft starting next spring.

January 31, 2007, 9:48 AM

Following a recommendation from the French civil aviation authority, Dallas-based CAE SimuFlite will be obtaining approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for additional maintenance training courses.

January 31, 2007, 9:48 AM

In the January issue of AIN (page 39), we recounted the origins of the Learjet, complete with references to the well worn tale of the Swiss fighter connection.

January 31, 2007, 9:46 AM

Thunder Aviation in Chesterfield, Mo., and Flight Test Associates of Mojave, Calif., are working on an RVSM solution for Falcon 20s equipped with Honeywell Bendix/King KFC 400 autopilots. A group STC is scheduled before the end of the month.

January 31, 2007, 9:44 AM

Activity in the used jet sector continues to thrust ahead as another year-over-year decline in inventory served to strengthen prices among a number of models and appears poised to continue.

January 31, 2007, 9:42 AM

In honor of its 10th year, Women in Aviation International is soliciting donations. Contributions may be designated to the WAI Endowment Fund for scholarships and educational programs or to operations. Checks should be made payable to Women in Aviation International and sent to P.O.

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