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December 15, 2006, 11:42 AM

Roy Horridge, owner and operator of grounded Houston-based Air Ambulance by B&C Flight Management, and William Sexton, a former officer with the company and aircraft mechanic, have been indicted for aircraft parts fraud and bank fraud. U.S.

December 15, 2006, 11:40 AM

Developers converting the former Air Rice Airport (78TX) near Katy, Texas, on Houston’s west side, to a business aviation facility now plan to call the airport Houston Executive instead of South Waller County, as announced last year.

December 15, 2006, 11:33 AM

The FAA is proposing to amend the digital flight data recorder (DFDR) regulations of Parts 121 and 135 to prohibit filtering of original parameter sensor signals.

December 15, 2006, 11:32 AM

In a November 7 response to a request by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), the DOT Inspector General’s office reviewed a recent series of ATC equipment outages in Southern California, as well as a problem with a runway-incursion alerting system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

December 15, 2006, 11:29 AM

Two new developments from BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre promise to markedly enhance performance of aircraft through the innovative use of new-age sensor technologies.

December 15, 2006, 11:28 AM

A follow-on contract to supply cargo systems for the Boeing 777, 767 and 747 that could be worth more than $390 million over the next seven years is one of a series of new contracts announced here by Charlotte, North Carolina-based Goodrich Corp.

December 15, 2006, 11:26 AM

The effective date has been delayed to March 1 for the Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (Aphis) interim rule that eliminates the exemption from inspections for fruits and vegetables imported from Canada and implements inspection fees for commercial aircraft (

December 15, 2006, 11:23 AM

Bombardier claims to have had a positive response to the expansion of the Skyjet business jet block charging program across five continents.

December 15, 2006, 11:19 AM

Beginning January 23 all U.S. citizens and nonimmigrant aliens from Canada, Bermuda and Mexico entering the U.S. from within the Western Hemisphere at airports-of-entry will be required to present a valid passport. In lieu of a passport, U.S.

December 15, 2006, 11:19 AM

Snecma, the leading French aerospace engine and equipment-manufacturing group is no more. A series of moves has transformed it from the government-controlled producer of the successful CFM aircraft engines with General Electric of the U.S.

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