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October 1, 2007, 10:01 AM

Mesa Air Group founder Larry Risley, 59, died of colorectal cancer on September 22 in Austin, Texas. A native of Abilene, Texas, Risley founded the airline in 1982 from the assets of a single-airplane charter service he started two years earlier. By the time he retired in 1998, Inc.

October 1, 2007, 10:00 AM

Ceres Group of Davidson, N.C., has announced CopterShares, a by-the-hour helicopter membership program. Flight time will be sold in increments of 25 hours and membership will include an annual maintenance and service fee.

October 1, 2007, 9:59 AM
September 27, 2007, 8:47 AM

Proposed Embraer Business Jets To Feature Stand-Up Cabins

September 27, 2007, 8:40 AM

The pre-owned aircraft market seems to be navigating through or flying above whatever turbulence has affected the U.S. equity and bond markets recently.

September 27, 2007, 8:35 AM

The NTSB has recommended that the FAA require an aural trim-in-motion warning in the Cessna CitationJet 525 to alert pilots of a runaway trim.

September 27, 2007, 7:57 AM

Air Routing International’s Domestic Flight Watch (DFW) program, now in its second year, is designed to reduce the impact of ATC delays and reroutings on corporate and charter operators.

September 27, 2007, 7:55 AM

Flight Options pilots are using the NBAA Convention to let the fractional provider’s customers know that the pilot group is only marginally closer to having a negotiated contract nearly a year and a half after voting for a union.

September 27, 2007, 7:54 AM

Aviation interests on Capitol Hill don’t come to a stop just because the NBAA Convention is being held. Yesterday, the House transportation and infrastructure subcommittee on aviation held a hearing on airline delays and consumer issues, and NBAA was there.

September 27, 2007, 7:53 AM

Solid progress in the fight against user fees has been made, but the general aviation community has to stay involved for the battle to be won, according to leaders of the fight who took the dais at the User Fee Forum at NBAA 2007 yesterday.