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September 27, 2007, 7:36 AM

Ukraine’s Antonov has signed a memorandum of understanding with Xi’an Aircraft (XAC) to help develop a new 70-seat turboprop dubbed the MA700, the Ukrainian airframe maker confirmed last month.

September 27, 2007, 7:35 AM

ERA member airlines continue to express concern about proposals for a significant overhaul of regulations governing the region’s deregulated air-transport area.

September 27, 2007, 7:27 AM

Piper Malibu Meridian PA-46-500TP, Parowan, Utah, Jan.

September 27, 2007, 7:23 AM

Embraer ERJ 145LR, Kansas City, Mo., May 19, 2005–The Safety Board attributed the uncontained engine failure of the American Connection flight in cruise to the fatigue failure of the fan spinner and forward fan retaining ring due to interference between the mating parts as a result of inad

September 27, 2007, 7:20 AM

Bell 206L-3 LongRanger, Whiteriver, Ariz., July 26, 2003–The NTSB found that the crash of the LongRanger firefighting ferry flight was the result of the commercial pilot’s failure to maintain a minimum translational lift airspeed while maneuvering in high density-altitude conditions (calcu

September 27, 2007, 7:05 AM

In perhaps a first for an NBAA Convention, Dan Cathy, president of Atlanta-based Chik-fil-A, yesterday morning opened a public meeting with a prayer. Some 250 attendees of the inaugural Aviation Leadership Breakfast, held in the Omni Hotel, quietly bowed their heads as Cathy said grace.

September 27, 2007, 7:02 AM

Premier Aircraft Sales, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based aircraft broker for Diamond Aircraft and Mooney, has partnered with AircraftLogs to distribute the latter’s automated record-keeping system.

September 27, 2007, 7:01 AM

Satcom Direct (Booth No. 1949) announced Tuesday the launch of FlightDeck Freedom, a new in-flight datalink communications service that allows customers to choose their own provider.

September 27, 2007, 6:58 AM

Airbus A300-600F, El Paso, Texas, June 10, 2002–The NTSB determined that the cause of the tail strike the FedEx Airbus suffered on takeoff from El Paso International was the flight crew’s failure to obtain Vr speed before rotation, which resulted in insufficient lift.

September 27, 2007, 6:52 AM

Dassault Falcon 900, Greenville, S.C., July 17, 2006–The NTSB determined that the landing overrun of the Erg Aviation II Falcon at Greenville Downtown Airport was due to the malfunction of the antiskid system controller during the landing roll, which resulted in failure of the antiskid bra

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