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September 27, 2007, 7:05 AM

In perhaps a first for an NBAA Convention, Dan Cathy, president of Atlanta-based Chik-fil-A, yesterday morning opened a public meeting with a prayer. Some 250 attendees of the inaugural Aviation Leadership Breakfast, held in the Omni Hotel, quietly bowed their heads as Cathy said grace.

September 27, 2007, 7:02 AM

Premier Aircraft Sales, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based aircraft broker for Diamond Aircraft and Mooney, has partnered with AircraftLogs to distribute the latter’s automated record-keeping system.

September 27, 2007, 7:01 AM

Satcom Direct (Booth No. 1949) announced Tuesday the launch of FlightDeck Freedom, a new in-flight datalink communications service that allows customers to choose their own provider.

September 27, 2007, 6:58 AM

Airbus A300-600F, El Paso, Texas, June 10, 2002–The NTSB determined that the cause of the tail strike the FedEx Airbus suffered on takeoff from El Paso International was the flight crew’s failure to obtain Vr speed before rotation, which resulted in insufficient lift.

September 27, 2007, 6:52 AM

Dassault Falcon 900, Greenville, S.C., July 17, 2006–The NTSB determined that the landing overrun of the Erg Aviation II Falcon at Greenville Downtown Airport was due to the malfunction of the antiskid system controller during the landing roll, which resulted in failure of the antiskid bra

September 27, 2007, 6:51 AM

The sole survivor of the crash of Comair Flight 5191 in Lexington, Ky., on August 27 last year has sued the FAA, Lexington Blue Grass Airport, chart maker Jeppesen and the supplier of the airport’s runway and taxiway lights, Avcon.

September 27, 2007, 6:50 AM

Hawaiian Airlines claims Mesa Air Group CFO Peter Murnane destroyed evidence that supports its contention that the Phoenix-based carrier used confidential information about Hawaiian to launch its go! subsidiary last year. In a briefing filed in U.S.

September 27, 2007, 6:50 AM

Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante PT-SDB, Curitiba, Brazil, Aug. 22, 2007–The Bandeirante, operated by Two Taxi Aero, was destroyed and the two crewmembers were killed when it crashed soon after takeoff from Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport.

September 27, 2007, 6:49 AM

Frontier Airlines’ new regional subsidiary, Lynx Aviation, will not start service as scheduled on October 1 due to its failure to meet minimum FAA airworthiness standards.

September 27, 2007, 6:49 AM

Bombardier Learjet 35A, Melville Hall, Dominica, Aug. 11, 2007–The U.S.-registered World Jet Learjet was substantially damaged when it ran off the end of Runway 9 at Melville Hall, Dominica, on landing. No one was injured.

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