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October 8, 2007, 6:44 AM

Tail-rotor failure appears to be the culprit in the May 4 crash of a Eurocopter AS 350 news helicopter in New York City.

October 8, 2007, 6:44 AM

Beech King Air 200, Seattle, Wash., April 8, 2001–“The pilot’s failure to properly follow pre-takeoff checklists…and his subsequent failure to properly perform a manual landing-gear extension, resulting in a landing with the gear not down and locked” is the introduction to the pr

October 8, 2007, 6:42 AM

AgustaWestland appointed former Bell CEO John Murphey to run Agusta-WestlandBell (AWB), the joint-venture company formed to manage the US-101 helicopter program.

October 8, 2007, 6:41 AM

Perhaps as an example of the NTSB moving forward on long-outstanding issues, it has asked the FAA to require nonscheduled Part 135 operators to report activity data annually, including flight hours, revenue miles, aircraft types and missions.

October 8, 2007, 6:40 AM

One year after the death of former Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan in the crash of a Cessna 335, the NTSB released factual information in the continuing investigation.

October 8, 2007, 6:39 AM

Germany’s Federal Border Police (FBP) EC 135s and EC 155s will be equipped with the EADS Defence Electronics Hellas obstacle-warning laser radar. An order for 18 systems, announced at ILA in Berlin last month, will augment an earlier one for 25 systems.

October 8, 2007, 6:39 AM

Honeywell will announce a new APU at the NBAA Convention this month aimed at turboprops, light jets and small helicopters.

October 8, 2007, 6:37 AM

A second Bombardier Continental super-midsize jet joined the flight-test program on October 9 with a 2 hr 41 min initial hop from Wichita. The twinjet reached an altitude of 35,000 ft and a speed of 250 kt, during which aircraft systems were evaluated.

October 8, 2007, 6:37 AM

German air rescue operator DRF (Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht) is to fly cross-border aeromedical missions into Denmark.

October 8, 2007, 6:36 AM

Aside from the cost of military actions against the terrorist factions following the September 11 attacks, the big question is, how the government is going to pay for everything else it wants to do.