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October 8, 2007, 12:12 PM

The severe financial problems at Fairchild Dornier have left the Envoy 3 and 7 programs in doubt. Ironically (or perhaps intentionally), the 728 regional jet platform for the Envoy 7 was rolled out on March 21, just before the company filed for insolvency on April 2.

October 8, 2007, 12:06 PM

Attempting to jump on the homeland-defense bandwagon, Aviation Technology Group at Denver Centennial Airport proposed earlier this year that its twin-engine, tandem two-seat “personal jet” could indeed perform military service as a subsonic (Mach 0.92) interceptor.

October 8, 2007, 12:05 PM

Mercury Air Group CEO Joe Czyzyk has directed the company’s Mercury Air Centers to provide free use of their facilities nationwide for any private or military aircraft on a humanitarian mission to New York, as long as there is a need and the flight is a verifiable relief operation.

October 8, 2007, 12:03 PM

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced two days after the September 11 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon the formation of a Business Aviation Security Task Force to develop procedures to “prevent the illegal use of private, corporate, charter and fractional

October 8, 2007, 12:00 PM

Alan Darrow
Vice president

Alan Darrow is  the vice president,  CFO and secretary of NATA. As such, he is responsible for ensuring the overall financial health of the organization, and as secretary he serves as the staff coordinator to the board of directors. He directs

October 8, 2007, 11:58 AM

As anticipated in April, American Utilicraft of Lawrenceville, Ga., did indeed last month announce “a new aggressive strategy for deployment of the company’s first 25 FF-1080 Freight Feeder aircraft.” This strategy involves “creating alliances with potential acquisition candidates [to build an ef

October 8, 2007, 11:55 AM
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With the shakeup in leadership at NBAA, what are your thoughts on the role of NATA in the immediate future?

October 8, 2007, 11:52 AM

It was early evening on March 17, 2000, when N814M, a Falcon 900B owned by BP Amoco, overran the runway while landing at Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis, Mass. Racing past the numbers, it crashed through the Runway 24 localizer antenna array and a chain-link fence.

October 8, 2007, 11:45 AM

Jan. 1, 2006, is the date for the implementation of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Chapter 4 noise limits. The latest noise and emissions standards (European terminology uses “Chapter” to correspond with the U.S.

October 8, 2007, 11:39 AM

As the air transport industry slowly recovers from a sagging global economy and persistent geopolitical unrest, regional airlines have recast themselves as agents
for change in a business often criticized for its inflexibility and lack of fiscal discipline.

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