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January 8, 2007, 6:25 AM

On Tuesday, FAA Administrator Marion Blakey testified before the Senate subcommittee on aviation about the financial health of the agency, specifically the FY 2007 budget and condition of the aviation trust fund.

January 8, 2007, 6:11 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA), the Addison, Texas-based subsidiary of the Japanese company that built the MU-2 turboprop twin, has acquired Intercontinental Jet of Tulsa, Okla.

January 8, 2007, 6:09 AM

Traffic is picking up and hangar space is returning to New Orleans Lakefront Airport, more than six months after Hurricane Katrina caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage. Refurbishment of Million Air’s 1930s-era art deco Moffett hangar should conclude by the middle of this month.

January 8, 2007, 6:07 AM

Beginning June 1, buyers of any new Bombardier business jet can opt for a new cost-per-flight-hour maintenance support program.

January 8, 2007, 6:06 AM

Westport, Conn.-based Avocet Aircraft has canceled its program to develop a $2 million, six-seat very light jet known as the ProJet. “It just wasn’t the right time to be going forward with the program,” Avocet chairman and founder Carey Wolchok told AIN.

January 8, 2007, 6:04 AM

The FAA is scheduled tomorrow to issue a notice that compliance with revised drug and alcohol testing requirements for air carriers has been delayed to October 10.

January 8, 2007, 5:57 AM

Monday is the deadline for comments on a Securities and Exchange Commission rulemaking proposal to require more detailed reporting of top executive compensation, including such perks as personal use of corporate aircraft.

January 8, 2007, 5:55 AM

The National Association of State Aviation Officials is asking Congress to “say no” to the FAA’s 2007 budget proposals.

January 8, 2007, 5:45 AM

Testifying recently before the House aviation subcommittee on unmanned aircraft (UA), FAA associate administrator for aviation safety Nicholas Sabatini outlined the challenges of integrating UAs into the National Airspace System.

January 8, 2007, 5:40 AM

Cessna, Eclipse and Adam Aircraft are all confident that their respective very light jets will be certified this year.

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