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July 24, 2007, 9:16 AM

The FAA has issued a follow-on certification for the Honeywell-developed PlaneView avionics suite in the Gulfstream 500 and 550 that lets pilots view electronic charts and video on the flight displays.

July 24, 2007, 9:11 AM

In the April 23 Federal Register, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued what it called “FairPay” rules that will take effect on August 23. The DOL states, “Under the new FairPay rules, workers earning less than $23,660 per year–or $455 per week–are guaranteed overtime protection.”

July 24, 2007, 9:06 AM

According to New Mexico Department of Transportation spokesperson S. U. Mahesh, the state transportation commission has authorized $4 million toward the purchase of a new state aircraft to replace one of four turboprops already in the state fleet.

July 24, 2007, 8:46 AM

Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 7X business jet, with a fly-by-wire, side-stick control system, promises to redefine the word “new.” At the Dassault Falcon Jet 25th Worldwide Maintenance & Operators Seminar, held in June in in Boca Raton, Fla., the company also described the virtual-reality progra

July 24, 2007, 8:43 AM

A record attendance of more than 1,100 Falcon business jet owners, operators and maintenance technicians at the 25th Worldwide Maintenance & Operations Seminar was “proof that the Falcon family is alive and well,” according to Dassault Falcon Jet president and CEO John Rosanvallon.

July 24, 2007, 8:38 AM

At present, the most that can be said about the FAA’s intention to have an Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) assist in rewriting FAR Parts 135 and 125 is that it is a work in progress.

July 24, 2007, 8:22 AM

On June 9, Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher was inbound to the Washington, D.C. area aboard a state-owned King Air to attend the funeral ceremony for President Ronald Reagan. Unfortunately, the transponder on the airplane was not working. When the aircraft reached the D.C.

July 24, 2007, 8:17 AM

EUROFLY ACQUIRES ITS FIRST ACJ, PLANS A SECOND

July 24, 2007, 8:15 AM

The NTSB recently issued a factual report on the crash of a Cessna 208B Caravan in Manteo, N.C., on Christmas Day 2002. The ATP pilot was killed and Caravan N1122Y was substantially damaged when it crashed into Croatan Sound, near Manteo, at 1 a.m. in IMC.

July 24, 2007, 8:12 AM

Twenty-two months after the crash of a Cessna 208B Caravan Cargomaster following its night takeoff from Mobile, Ala., NTSB investigators still appear no closer to discovering the cause of the accident, although theories abound.

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