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July 31, 2007, 12:09 PM

After a year of investigation, the NTSB on Thursday released its final report regarding the takeoff crash of Comair Flight 5191 at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky.

July 31, 2007, 12:06 PM

Business jet and turboprop shipments were both up roughly 15 percent in the first half of this year, compared to the first six months of last year, according to data released last week by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

July 31, 2007, 12:01 PM

The focus of the 12th annual NBAA Flight Attendants Conference, held June 29 and 30 in San Diego, was raising awareness of the need for professional, well trained flight attendants and cabin crewmembers aboard corporate flights.

July 31, 2007, 11:51 AM

The process for deciding whether or how to buy a business aircraft is fraught with seemingly incalculable factors and subjective considerations.

July 31, 2007, 9:50 AM

Continuing its efforts to crack down on loopholes in its oversight of Part 135 charter operators, the FAA is conducting mandatory special emphasis inspections through the end of the year.

July 31, 2007, 9:25 AM

The fourth Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) is scheduled for August 9 to 11, and organizers are forecasting business transactions at the show to reach $200 million.

July 31, 2007, 9:23 AM

The FAA last month made good on a longstanding promise to provide Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Special Airworthiness Information Bulletins (SAIB) only via e-mail.

July 31, 2007, 9:20 AM

The FAA unveiled a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking last month that addresses airworthiness standards related to cabin interiors for transport-category airplanes in private-use passenger operations.

July 31, 2007, 9:18 AM

Embraer said last month it delivered seven Legacy 600s during the second quarter, for a total of 12 so far this year. According to GAMA statistics, Embraer is ahead of its total at the same point last year, when it had delivered nine.

July 31, 2007, 9:17 AM

As Eclipse Aviation awaited FAA approval at press time of a new-design pitot/angle-of-attack probe to prevent a freezing problem that occurred during three test flights, the FAA issued an Airworthiness Directive in final form, effective at the end of June.

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