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April 10, 2007, 7:34 AM

Denying it is re-evaluating safety aspects of the Mitsubishi MU-2 in response to requests by several Colorado legislators, the FAA said its investigation is the result of a “recent increase in the accident rate” of the turboprop twin.

April 10, 2007, 7:31 AM

Effective September 1, operators will be required to use a new set of flight plan aircraft equipment suffixes to indicate advanced navigation capabilities.

April 10, 2007, 7:29 AM

Pilots will now have several more months to comply with the new second-in-command (SIC) type rating rule.

April 9, 2007, 1:28 PM

A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking has been issued that modifies previously proposed (Nov. 23, 2003) changes to the Minneapolis Class B airspace.

April 9, 2007, 1:25 PM

Honeywell Aerospace has appointed Adrian Paull v-p of customer and product support as part of its reorganization to improve product support and customer service.

April 9, 2007, 1:23 PM

A federal court in Texas recently ruled that a 1976 King Air C90 that crashed before its resale was finalized was not covered by insurance because the purchase was not yet complete when the accident occurred.

April 9, 2007, 1:19 PM

The Isle of Man, a UK Crown Dependency in the Irish Sea, hopes to have its own private aircraft register established by the end of next year.

April 9, 2007, 1:01 PM

Shortly after the FAA published an advisory circular aimed at increasing capacity in busy Florida airspace by making changes to Rnav routes, SIDs and STARS, NBAA queried the agency about the apparent technical shortcomings of certain FMS equipment that might disqualify a number of business jet op

April 9, 2007, 12:39 PM

Enstrom and the FAA have published separate alert notices strongly urging operators of Model 480 turbine helicopters to “immediately” remove any elastomeric dampers and replace them with hydraulic dampers. The action follows a ground-resonance incident on August 5 in Goshen, Ind.

April 9, 2007, 12:37 PM

Swiss-based Aviace, which ordered 112 Eclipse 500 very light jets in 2002, has put its “jet club” plans on hold until the aircraft is in the final stages of European certification.

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