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October 8, 2007, 10:12 AM
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At 9:25 a.m. EDT on  Tuesday, September 11, the Department of Transportation, via the FAA, ordered the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS) closed to all civil flights at its 460 controlled and 15,000+ nontower airports. Canada’s Ministry of Transport followed suit within one hour.

October 8, 2007, 10:11 AM

The addition of a signal splitter to the forward-looking infrared camera system in the nose of the Gulfstream V now allows operators to add a small video display in the cockpit showing the same enhanced vision system (EVS) image the pilot sees through the HUD.

October 8, 2007, 10:10 AM

“As an OEM we look at the product as a whole and not just as a collection of individual parts. We design our engines as an entire system,” Wayne Russell, manager of parts support for Pratt & Whitney Canada, told AIN.

October 8, 2007, 10:08 AM

On September 16 Bell Helicopter Textron officially filed its intent to appeal the dismissal of a lawsuit the OEM had filed against Able Engineering and Component Services, a Phoenix component overhaul facility. The U.S.

October 8, 2007, 10:07 AM

The Malaysian government’s decision to ground a fleet of helicopters belonging

October 8, 2007, 10:06 AM
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“Back in the mid 1990s we made a strategic decision to enter the corporate and regional-airline sectors,” Ron Jonkman, v-p of marketing and business development for Standard Aero, told AIN.

October 8, 2007, 10:05 AM

Security comes from a combination of policy, procedure and technology–nuts and bolts. All three have received their fair share of attention since September 11, but the demand for security hardware is the most tangible manifestation of how aviation has changed.

October 8, 2007, 10:05 AM

The UK’s Kent Air Ambulance Trust is celebrating what it describes as “an amazing turnaround” in its fortunes.

October 8, 2007, 10:05 AM

The new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) came almost silently to life last month–as if echoing the muted expectations that many in the aviation industry have of the organization.

October 8, 2007, 10:04 AM

Sagem Avionics of Grand Prairie, Texas, has developed a glass cockpit for the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, a type currently much in demand as an aerial firefighter.

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