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January 31, 2007, 8:49 AM

Adm. James Loy, administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has been promoted to second-in-command at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He was selected over other higher-ranking officials in the Cabinet department.

January 31, 2007, 8:49 AM

Avcon Industries has a source of financing available for its reduced vertical separation minimums (RVSM) solution for the Learjet 20 series as well as for other Avcon modifications. It is provided by Commercial Capital Co. for 24-, 36-, 48-, or 60-month terms.

January 31, 2007, 8:48 AM

Following an acrimonious battle between the FAA and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association over the recently passed FAA reauthorization bill and a provision to privatize some control towers, the agency and the union signed a two-year contract extension last month that expands pay for pe

January 31, 2007, 8:47 AM

AirLog Imaging is offering a Version II of its LBCD (Logbooks on CD). LBCD software Version I included search and view-only capabilities; Version II is a complete aircraft document scanning and indexing software program.

January 31, 2007, 8:46 AM

L.J. Aviation of Latrobe, Pa. has been awarded the FAA’s Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence. The award recognizes an organization’s commitment to the highest standards of safety by providing on-going training and education.

January 31, 2007, 8:45 AM

Responding to customer demand for additional capacity, Stevens Aviation has added a 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. shift to the current 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift at its Donaldson Center maintenance facility in Greenville, S.C.

January 31, 2007, 8:44 AM

Learjets and Challengers have a Teterboro (TEB) maintenance option as Bombardier is now offering drop-in and line service support at the repair station that has previously been dedicated to the Flexjet fractional fleet.

January 31, 2007, 8:44 AM

Flight’s second century began Dec. 17, 2003, at 10:35 a.m., 100 years to the minute from Orville Wright’s momentous launch of the first powered airplane. Much fanfare, including participation by the President, attended the marking of that moment at Kitty Hawk, N.C., last month.

January 31, 2007, 8:37 AM

Frank Piasecki, president and founder of Piasecki Aircraft, has been awarded the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Lifetime Achievement Trophy. A reception was held at a Senate office building in Washington, D.C., followed by

January 31, 2007, 8:33 AM

The Air Medical Service Accident Analysis Team (Amsat) developed four categories of recommendations, each representing factors that could be addressed with varying degrees of feasibility and effectiveness.

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