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January 30, 2007, 5:49 AM

When investigators inspected a King Air C90 after it collided with a weather station antenna, they found an obstruction light was embedded in the right wing, two propeller blades on the right engine were bent and the right horizontal stabilizer had a five- to six-inch gash.

January 30, 2007, 5:43 AM
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What does Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan have to do with the market value of Mitsubishi MU-2s?

January 30, 2007, 5:41 AM

While the national intelligence reform law President Bush signed in December carries a provision for photo IDs for “pilots”, confusion reigns over which airman certificates are included.

January 30, 2007, 5:39 AM

Three months after receiving certification for its winglets on the Hawker 800, Aviation Partners has received FAA approval for installing winglets on the Hawker 800XP.

January 30, 2007, 5:37 AM

The idea of mixing legal weapons with pilots is not new. Aviators of yore often carried firearms–and with good reason. There are more recent incidents that support the practice. In the mid-1960s, an airliner was taken over by a man wielding a gun who shot both pilots.

January 30, 2007, 5:37 AM

Swissport Executive Aviation has opened a business aircraft handling operation at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

January 30, 2007, 5:36 AM

Several of FlightSafety International’s facilities in Europe, Canada and South America have received approval from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide a fingerprinting service for foreign pilot flight-training candidates.

January 30, 2007, 5:36 AM

As it searches for 12,500 new air traffic controllers, the FAA extended the eligibility period for college students with training in ATC to become controllers.

January 30, 2007, 5:35 AM

Raytheon Aircraft last month reached a “tentative agreement” for NetJets to purchase up to 50 Hawker Horizons for its fractional aircraft fleet. The deal is expected to be finalized before the end of this month.

January 30, 2007, 5:34 AM

An NTSB proposal to add to the list of events that must be reported as an accident or incident is getting little support from the industry.

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