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April 5, 2007, 11:15 AM

Since the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised spill prevention, control and countermeasures (SPCC) regulations in 2002, regional inspectors have been taking a closer look at containment for refueling trucks.

April 5, 2007, 11:13 AM

Accident investigators have determined that Tunisian mechanics replaced a faulty fuel gauge in the ATR 72 that crashed off the northeast coast of Sicily on August 6 with the wrong model, a mistake that apparently led the doomed airplane’s pilots to upload less fuel than they needed to complete th

April 5, 2007, 10:55 AM

Bombardier disclosed yesterday that “effective immediately” Pierre Beaudoin, son of Bombardier chairman and CEO Laurent Beaudoin, would replace Peter Edwards as president of Bombardier Business Aircraft.

April 4, 2007, 1:18 PM

Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) transmission requirements will again change. Effective on or about October 4, commercial operators must make an APIS transmission using the UN-EDIFACT format, which captures additional passenger information.

April 4, 2007, 1:17 PM

Marignane, France-based Helisim plans to offer a Eurocopter EC 225/725 FAA level-D flight simulator starting in 2007.

April 4, 2007, 1:14 PM

One year ago this month the FAA said it would take legal action against the city of Chicago because officials failed to notify the agency 30 days before closing Meigs Field.

April 4, 2007, 12:35 PM

The simultaneous dual flameout of a Garuda Indonesia Airlines 737 and its subsequent ditching on Jan. 16, 2002, has led the NTSB to issue two recommendations targeting FAA turbofan rain and hail ingestion engine certification standards.

April 4, 2007, 12:30 PM

According to the NTSB’s factual report of the March 16 ground collision at the Signature Flight Support ramp at Newark Liberty International Airport, a Boeing Business Jet started to taxi without ground assistance and then hit a GIV preparing to taxi with ground assistance.

April 4, 2007, 12:15 PM

The flight-test program of the Grob Aerospace G180 SPn Utility Jet is progressing well, company officials said yesterday during a briefing at its Tussenhausen-Mattsies, Germany headquarters. Attendees also got the chance to see the prototype fly.

April 4, 2007, 12:13 PM

The FAA yesterday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to withdraw its new rules that amend the service difficulty reporting (SDR) requirements for air carriers and repair stations certified under FAR 121, 135 and/or 145.

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