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August 29, 2007, 6:47 AM

Inconsistencies between the Mitsubishi MU-2B elevator trim indicator scale dial and the elevator trim mechanical stop have prompted the FAA to issue an airworthiness directive, requiring owners to modify the scale dial so that it is consistent with elevator trim capability.

August 29, 2007, 6:44 AM

The NTSB has completed a majority of the on-site investigation into the August 16 fatal crash of a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver floatplane in Ketchikan, Alaska.

August 29, 2007, 6:42 AM

The FAA issued a special condition fire-extinguishing requirement for the Adam Aircraft A700.

August 29, 2007, 6:40 AM

A Brazilian judge asked ExcelAire pilots Joseph Lepore and Jan Paladino to return to Brazil to testify at the August 27 beginning of the trial on criminal charges, but according to Joel Weiss, their U.S. attorney, the two pilots did not return to Brazil to testify.

August 29, 2007, 6:23 AM

The Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) is gaining momentum, president and CEO Rich Gage announced at the association’s annual general meeting in July.

August 29, 2007, 6:18 AM

It may sound unreal, but it seems likely that future pilots could use a takeoff checklist sequence that reads “V1, rotate, V2, gear, climb power, check NOx, CO2, noise, flaps…”

August 29, 2007, 5:49 AM

Ant farmers have a goal: keep the ant colony alive. The ant farmer’s job is to keep the ant colony thriving in the face of predators, disease, poison and human beings stomping them to death.

August 29, 2007, 5:37 AM

The FAA completed validation flights last month for DayJet’s fleet of 12 Eclipse 500s, bringing the company one step closer to launching the first fully digital operation.

August 29, 2007, 5:21 AM
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Embraer’s first Phenom 100 lands at the company’s main facilities at São Jose dos Campos, Brazil,  following a certification test flight on August 6. The aircraft made its first flight on July 26, and certification is expected in the second quarter of next year.

August 29, 2007, 5:15 AM

Said by some to be flat on the canvas and awaiting only the referee’s count, the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) staged a rather remarkable recovery last month, playing to a record number of attendees and signing exhibitors who were demanding more space next

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