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October 8, 2007, 10:58 AM

BOMBARDIER LEARJET 25C, LEXINGTON, KY., AUG. 30, 2002–The captain’s addition of forward thrust during the landing rollout, resulting in a lack of braking effectiveness, was listed by the NTSB as the cause of a runway overrun accident by Learjet 25C N45CP.

October 8, 2007, 10:56 AM

On the day of AIN’s visit to Survival Systems, a group of paramedics was finishing up a two-day course on the use of emergency breathing systems–small air tanks that hold up to 30 breaths of air. Such systems are available from any dive shop for about $350.

October 8, 2007, 10:55 AM

ROCKWELL COMMANDER 690A, BISHOP, CALIF., AUG.

October 8, 2007, 10:54 AM

Major structural changes announced by Swiss International Airlines in June include a considerable reduction of the company’s regional network with the start of its winter timetable, in late October.

October 8, 2007, 10:53 AM

CESSNA 425 CONQUEST I, SAN JOSE, CALIF., MARCH 6, 2002–At 10:35 a.m., Conquest I N444JV experienced a loss of control and broke up in flight in IMC. The aircraft was destroyed and the instrument-rated private pilot and two passengers were killed.

October 8, 2007, 10:52 AM

When Charles Lindbergh began planning one of the first truly long cross-country solo flights in 1927 everyone understood the risks inherent in a 3,000-mile journey in an airplane powered by a single 223-hp Wright J5 engine. Failure meant he’d probably end up as a shark snack.

October 8, 2007, 10:52 AM

Two years on from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Europe’s regional airlines are still struggling to recover from some of the toughest business conditions they’ve ever seen.

October 8, 2007, 10:51 AM

PIPER PA-46-310P OSTEEN, FLA., JUNE 14, 2002–Flying in an area of thunderstorms, Piper Malibu N9143B, a JetProp turboprop conversion, lost its right wing and left horizontal stabilizer in flight. The private pilot and two passengers were killed when the airplane crashed at about 8:35 p.m.

October 8, 2007, 10:47 AM

At nearly the halfway point, this year continues to build on what has been an 18-month-long trend of lower pre-owned inventory and stabilizing prices among most models, especially late-model and current-production aircraft.

October 8, 2007, 10:45 AM

For most pilots, the attention-grabbing feature of the newest entries in the small-aircraft general aviation market, such as the Cirrus SR22, is probably their large-format cockpit displays.

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