The survey, with a base of more than 675 flight departments, presents a set of baseline data broken down by characteristics of the flight department and the corporation. It allows NBAA members to compare their own operations to a composite of similar flight departments.
At an oversight meeting on the President’s proposed FY2006 budget for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), subcommittee chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) expressed concern about the lack of progress by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and TSA in reopening the airport.
Embraer is now in the final flight-test phase of the certification process that will raise the service ceiling of the Legacy business jet from FL370 to FL410. Certification of the twinjet’s new ceiling will coincide with deliveries of aircraft starting next spring.
Following a recommendation from the French civil aviation authority, Dallas-based CAE SimuFlite will be obtaining approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for additional maintenance training courses.
Thunder Aviation in Chesterfield, Mo., and Flight Test Associates of Mojave, Calif., are working on an RVSM solution for Falcon 20s equipped with Honeywell Bendix/King KFC 400 autopilots. A group STC is scheduled before the end of the month.
In honor of its 10th year, Women in Aviation International is soliciting donations. Contributions may be designated to the WAI Endowment Fund for scholarships and educational programs or to operations. Checks should be made payable to Women in Aviation International and sent to P.O.
AirNav, the Internet-based provider of aviation navigation and fuel data, has entered a strategic alliance with fuel supplier Air BP. Under the arrangement, AirNav now provides all Air BP-branded FBOs with its Gold level, prominently displaying the FBO’s logo on each AirNav airport Web page.
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