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October 2, 2007, 11:29 AM

At about 3:13 a.m. on September 12, a Learjet 35 operated by National Jets under Part 135 took off from unlit Runway 19R at Washington Dulles International Airport. According to the NTSB, the runway was closed for survey work and runway lights were off.

October 2, 2007, 11:26 AM

The NTSB blamed the crew of the Comair Bombardier regional jet that crashed at Lexington (Ky.) Blue Grass Airport on August 27 last year for failing to realize that they were taking off from the wrong runway.

October 2, 2007, 11:25 AM

While machinations continue on future funding of the FAA, the House and Senate last week approved a six-week extension of the current law. The House passed its version of FAA reauthorization legislation on September 20, but the Senate version has not yet been debated on the floor.

October 2, 2007, 11:24 AM

It’s not exactly the “Holy Grail,” but for business aviation operators and those whose job it is to install aircraft interiors, it’s close.

October 2, 2007, 11:24 AM

The FAA today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require all aircraft flying in the “nation’s busiest airspace” to have ADS-B installed by 2020, enabling air traffic

October 2, 2007, 11:19 AM

In a world of uncertainty, life insurance remains a priority for many business aviation pilots. Unfortunately, it also remains a much misunderstood subject.

October 2, 2007, 11:19 AM

Raytheon Aircraft chairman and CEO Jim Schuster revealed an interim management team, the company’s second major leadership reorganization in six months (AIN, August, page 1). The actions follow a decrease in sales and deliveries in the third quarter.

October 2, 2007, 11:17 AM

On August 31 Gulfstream and Israel Aircraft Industries, manufacturer of the G100 and G200, celebrated the rollout of the 100th G200 at a ceremony in Tel Aviv.

October 2, 2007, 11:16 AM

Last February, Pierre Beaudoin, son of Bombardier chairman Laurent Beaudoin, replaced Robert Gillespie as president and COO of Bombardier Aerospace Business Aircraft. Now Beaudoin has replaced Michael Graff as president and COO of Bombardier Aerospace.

October 2, 2007, 11:15 AM

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA)–with the assistance of the general aviation industry–is developing a Transportation Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Evaluation Tool that will allow general aviation airport operators to assess the vulnerability to terrorism of their individual fa

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