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October 2, 2007, 11:11 AM

The FAA extended to November 16 the comment period on its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to regulate fractional aircraft ownership operations.

October 2, 2007, 11:11 AM

Concerned with the FAA’s recent history of cost and schedule overruns in acquiring equipment to update ATC, as well as shortfalls in that equipment’s performance, DOT’s inspector general (IG) is auditing the agency.

October 2, 2007, 11:09 AM

Citing the effects of September 11 on their associations’ priorities and members, NBAA and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association have decided not to pursue their appeals of the Naples Airport noise decision. That decision, by a U.S.

October 2, 2007, 11:09 AM

Bahama Bay Resort had no sooner announced the opening of its heliport for public use when it had to close because of damage from Hurricane Frances. Located in West End, Grand Bahama, on the north jetty of the marina at Old Bahama Bay, the helipad’s normal operating hours will be from 9 a.m.

October 2, 2007, 11:09 AM

“There is no option. There will be no delays–it’s definite. We will fly the prototype of the Safire Jet before the end of September.” This is the promise made by Miguel Correa, chairman of Miami-based Safire Aircraft.

October 2, 2007, 11:08 AM

Sikorsky Aircraft last month recognized Keystone Helicopter

October 2, 2007, 11:07 AM

Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration David Stone and Washington journalist Fred Barnes will be the featured opening general session keynote speakers for the NBAA Convention, October 12 to 14 in Las Vegas.

October 2, 2007, 11:06 AM

Bell Helicopter last month officially opened its worldwide sales, support and training headquarters at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.

October 2, 2007, 11:05 AM

By the middle of last month, as the Bush Administration was cautiously lifting many of the September 11-inspired airspace restrictions, NBAA and other general aviation organizations continued to work for Part 91 IFR operations within the New York and Washington temporary flight restriction (TFR)

October 2, 2007, 11:05 AM

Israel Aircraft Industries has contracted Forecast International of Newtown, Conn., to help define the future market for its proposed six- to eight-place, twin-turbine Avocet/IAI ProJet.