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October 8, 2007, 6:55 AM

A one-time inspection is required to ensure that all installation fasteners are in place for the left and right aileron balance weights on Gulfstream Vs, in accordance with a September 26 AD (2003-18-11).

October 8, 2007, 6:53 AM

For the second time since being adopted on Aug. 6, 2001, the compliance date of new repair-station rules will be postponed–this time to on or about January 30 next year.

October 8, 2007, 6:51 AM

Cessna’s computerized maintenance-service program, Cescom, is now online, allowing Citation customers to manage their maintenance records in real time.

October 8, 2007, 6:49 AM

They called them “libbers” back in 1973. Any women who presumed to take on a profession normally associated with males were generally assumed to be radical members of the then-new “women’s liberation” movement. Kathy Kusner was one of them.

October 8, 2007, 6:48 AM

The NTSB has called on the FAA to require more extensive inspections of transport-category airplanes for possible structural damage after they encounter severe turbulence.

October 8, 2007, 6:47 AM

Grumann G-159, Linneus, Maine, July 19, 2000–Two pilots perished when an engine failed in night IMC about 2,000 ft above the aircraft’s single-engine service ceiling (“Accident Recaps,” September 2000, page 131).

October 8, 2007, 6:46 AM

Aviation Partners now expects to obtain an STC this month for its winglets for the Hawker 800 series. The project has been in the works for a couple of years. Failure to obtain certain OEM data and changes in FAA certification methods lengthened the STC process.

October 8, 2007, 6:46 AM

The economy is recovering more quickly than some experts predicted, though not as robustly as expected.

October 8, 2007, 6:45 AM

The new Raisbeck Learjet 35ZR will be introduced this month

October 8, 2007, 6:45 AM

Cessna 402C, Vieques, Puerto Rico, July 8, 2000–“One main landing gear tire, wheel and brake assembly, the left wing lower skin from the area above the wing flap, the left wing baggage compartment door, the right nose baggage compartment door, the cabin floor cover and some items