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November 15, 2006, 8:35 AM

Procedures have been proposed for reimbursing FBOs and other providers of general aviation ground-support services at five airports in the Washington, D.C. area “for the direct and incremental financial losses they incurred while the airports were closed” after 9/11.

November 15, 2006, 8:30 AM

While the debate continues over how best to fund the next-generation air transportation system, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is of the opinion that “given the diverse nature of the FAA’s activities, a combination of alternative [funding] options may offer the most promise for linkin

November 15, 2006, 8:26 AM

A night curfew between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. is one of five voluntary measures reached by a government/industry working group to help reduce noise and improve safety at Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey.

November 15, 2006, 8:23 AM

Business jets were involved in 18 non-fatal accidents and three fatal accidents during the first nine months of this year, compared with 16 non-fatal accidents and one fatal accident in the same period last year, according to safety analyst Robert E. Breiling Associates of Boca Raton, Fla.

November 15, 2006, 8:22 AM

Cirrus Design will officially launch its single-engine CirrusJet this month at the NBAA Convention in Orlando.

November 15, 2006, 8:17 AM

The FAA clarified a new policy to mail paper Airworthiness Directives applicable to engines only to owners and operators who have “registered” their engine.

November 15, 2006, 8:15 AM

Raytheon Aircraft broke ground today for a $16.3 million, 112,000-sq-ft expansion to its Hawker completions facility in Little Rock, Ark. Currently, the facility outfits Hawker 850XPs with interiors, avionics and paint before they are delivered to customers.

November 15, 2006, 8:15 AM

Cuba’s flagcarrier Cubana de Aviacion and domestic operator AeroCaribbean are seeking between 20 and 30 regional airliners that it wants to introduce beginning in 2008.

November 15, 2006, 8:14 AM

Testifying last week before the Senate commerce aviation subcommittee, FAA and general aviation officials downplayed the extent to which the introduction of very light jets (VLJs) will challenge ATC services.

November 15, 2006, 8:09 AM

On Saturday, Eclipse Aviation received FAA type certification for the Eclipse 500, nine months later than originally planned when the company announced in early 2003 that it would have to modify the design due to switching from the Williams EJ22 turbofan to the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.

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