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August 29, 2007, 10:57 AM
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A study commissioned by the NGATS Institute on behalf of the FAA’s JPDO and prepared by the advanced engineering and sciences division of ITT determined that eLoran (for enhanced) has “the highest overall preference rating…particularly in the U.S.” as a backup for satnav receivers in the event of

August 29, 2007, 10:54 AM

Cessna will offer a TKS “weeping wing” anti-icing system for the Cessna Grand Caravan beginning next March.

August 29, 2007, 10:51 AM

Honeywell announced recently that it had won approval for its TPE331-12JR turboprop to be installed on the Cessna Caravan. The certification was completed in connection with Aero Twin in Anchorage, Alaska, which plans to offer complete retrofit kits, installation and service.

August 29, 2007, 10:47 AM

Fractional operator Avantair, which flies the P180 Avanti II exclusively, said last month that it is partnering with carbon offset company TerraPass.

August 29, 2007, 10:19 AM

In response to ongoing flight service complaints, the FAA recently established a hotline ([888] FLT-SRVC [358-7782]) to track and manage issues with Lockheed Martin’s handling of the pilot resource.

August 29, 2007, 10:03 AM

Embraer’s second-quarter profit fell considerably as the Brazilian manufacturer struggled to keep pace with its record backlog.

August 29, 2007, 9:59 AM

After purchasing Landmark Aviation and Standard Aero from The Carlyle Group on August 1, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) announced that it is selling a division of Landmark Aviation now called the Airport Services Group and retaining the maintenance-focused portions of Landmark, including execut

August 29, 2007, 9:50 AM

A new Information for Operators dealing with risk assessment was released last month, specifically focusing on how it relates to a safety-management system. The tool discusses the various risks associated with a flight, how to handle them and what may be considered an acceptable risk.

August 29, 2007, 9:47 AM

The Alerts (aircraft logging and event recording for training and safety) system, designed jointly by Appareo Systems and Bristow Group subsidiary Air Logistics, is now STC certified.

August 29, 2007, 8:52 AM

The FAA last month released a final rule governing certification of transport-category (Part 25) airplanes for operation in icing conditions. The new rule, which takes effect October 9, effectively added new material to Part 25, Appendix C, the section that details the so-called icing envelope.

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