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July 25, 2007, 5:31 AM

The tax committee of the NBAA will host two events in conjunction with its 57th annual meeting and convention in Las Vegas in October.

July 25, 2007, 5:30 AM

The two buildings that house the offices of the FAA in Washington have been named after the Wright brothers. The structures are situated along Independence Avenue, separated from each other by 7th Street.

July 25, 2007, 5:29 AM

Embraer ERJ 135, Boston, June 20, 2007 – Despite a gear-down-and-locked indication with three green lights, the crew of the American Eagle ERJ 135 noticed, just before touchdown at Logan International Airport, a “landing gear lever disagree” message on a flight computer console.

July 25, 2007, 5:28 AM

When President Bush signed the FAA reauthorization act (generally known as Vision 100) late last year, the bill called on the agency to work with airports, communities and other agencies to protect the environment while sustaining the economic vitality that will result from continued growth of av

July 25, 2007, 5:26 AM

• Congress recessed for about a week to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday and returned to face a full plate of pending legislation before recessing again from July 26 through early next month.

July 25, 2007, 5:26 AM

Piaggio Avanti, Teterboro, N.J., June 17, 2007 – The pilot of a fractional Avanti, cleared to take off from Runway 24 at Teterboro Airport, averted a collision with a Cirrus SR22, cleared to take off on the intersecting Runway 19, when the Avanti pilot saw the Cirrus taking off a

July 25, 2007, 5:23 AM

Our community will face greater change in the next 10 years than we experienced in the last 50. We will see new communications, navigation and surveillance equipment, as well as changes in piloting requirements and procedures.

July 25, 2007, 5:23 AM

Dassault Falcon 900, Santa Barbara, Calif., June 10, 2007 – As the Falcon 900 was taking off from Runway 25 at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, the nose failed to come up when the ATP-rated pilot called “Rotate” and the ATP copilot pulled back on the yoke.

July 25, 2007, 5:19 AM

Based on the success of the SpaceShipOne (SS1) suborbital craft’s ascent on June 21 (AIN, July, page 2)–becoming the first privately funded manned spacecraft to reach 100 km (328,000 feet)–designer Burt Rutan is confident that he and his company, Mojave, Calif.-based Scaled Composites, wil

July 25, 2007, 5:17 AM

Gulfstream V, Zurich, Switzerland, June 1, 2007 – The Swiss-registered GV landed nosewheel-up at Zurich/Kloten Airport, causing minor damage to the airplane but no injuries to the four crewmembers and five passengers.

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