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November 16, 2006, 4:17 AM

Technical, design and operational requirements for simulators and flight training devices (FTDs) will be updated and consolidated under one new rule, FAR Part 60.

November 16, 2006, 4:15 AM

The FAA is expected to publish tomorrow a final rule extending through Oct. 31, 2008, a flight-reduction program at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, including slot reservations for general aviation operations.

November 16, 2006, 4:14 AM

Raytheon Aircraft delivered 39 jets and 36 King Airs in the third quarter of this year compared with 29 jets and 27 King Airs in the same period last year, according to figures released last Thursday at Raytheon’s third-quarter earnings conference call.

November 16, 2006, 4:01 AM

General aviation manufacturers continue to show steady growth in deliveries and backlogs.

November 16, 2006, 4:00 AM

According to today’s issue of ASI Group’s “Hot Spots” security newsletter, civil aviation authorities in Brazil will impose temporary restrictions on private flights.

November 15, 2006, 12:20 PM

Last December’s agreement between Eurocopter and China for the codevelopment of a new medium-size helicopter, the EC 175 (known in China as the Z-15), marks a step change that raises Sino-European cooperation on helicopters to a new level.

November 15, 2006, 11:56 AM

Earthjet–a proposed new light-jet air-taxi network–says that it has narrowed the choice of manufacturers to two companies to build the start-up’s envisaged airplanes.

November 15, 2006, 11:54 AM

Activity on the Web-based International Registry (IR) of Mobile Assets has been high since it opened for business on March 1, according to Aviareto of Dublin, Ireland, which operates it.

November 15, 2006, 11:51 AM

CitationShares launched a program–Citelines–that it says offers “payment predictability, customized program options and cost savings never before seen in the industry.” Citelines’ customers can “save tens of thousands of dollars” by choosing to fly on non-peak days.

November 15, 2006, 11:48 AM

The comment period on a proposal to continue the reservation and slot program under the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) has been extended from October 30 to December 29, the result of requests the Air Transport Association, Regional Airline Association, Airports Council Int