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January 16, 2007, 10:24 AM

The union representing air traffic controllers rejected the FAA’s request yesterday for federal mediation to help the agency reach a labor agreement with controllers, labeling it a “publicity stunt.” A 1998 contract expired on September 30, and the FAA suggests that little progress has been made

January 16, 2007, 10:17 AM

Spring semester classes at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) started today despite an F2 tornado that ripped through the campus and destroyed most of the training aircraft on Christmas Day.

January 16, 2007, 9:53 AM

Under an FAA proposal, certain ILS approaches, localizer-type directional aids (LDA), microwave landing systems (MLS) and nondirectional beacons (NDB) at some 25 U.S.

January 16, 2007, 9:51 AM

The NTSB final report on the May 2005 crash of a Mitsubishi MU-2B-25 in Hillsboro, Ore., found several causes, notably mishandling a power loss due to a lack of recent flight experience and recurrent training by the pilot.

January 16, 2007, 9:45 AM

In May last year, the FAA said it would delay until January 1 this year a decision to limit “priority service” for aircraft registration in connection with conducting international flights to allow only one request per aircraft (by N-number) in any three-month period due to staffing limitations a

January 16, 2007, 9:43 AM

Two fatal business jet accidents in the first two weeks of this year claimed the lives of four pilots.

January 16, 2007, 9:00 AM

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association filed a complaint with the FAA against Rolls-Royce, alleging the engine maker does not provide basic safety information as required by FARs.

January 16, 2007, 8:58 AM

The regulatory role of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) might expand into instrument and type ratings, as well as maintenance checks, following the Canadian government’s notice on November 22 of amendments to the country’s oversight rules for business aircraft operators.

January 16, 2007, 8:56 AM

Failure of the left engine was a factor in the November 8 crash of an Embraer EMB-110P1 shortly after takeoff from Manchester Airport in New Hampshire, according to the NTSB.

January 16, 2007, 8:15 AM

The horizontal wake-turbulence avoidance distance currently required when a lighter aircraft is behind a heavier aircraft might have to be doubled when flying behind the new Airbus A380, according to preliminary recommendations by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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