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March 22, 2007, 10:43 AM

Executive Jet Management (EJM) announced changes to its management team with three personnel movements. Kaj Wren was hired for the new position of director of charter vendor standards. He was formerly chief pilot for three aviation companies.

March 22, 2007, 9:58 AM

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is launching a series of regional forums. The first of the new events will be held at London Biggin Hill Airport on September 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

March 22, 2007, 9:56 AM

European authorities have again delayed approval for single-engine commercial operations in instrument meteorological conditions (SECIMC). Operators expected clearance this month, but at least 10 months will pass before such flights (roughly equivalent to U.S. SECIFR operations) win approval.

March 22, 2007, 9:54 AM

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) on April 1 officially began operations from Farnborough Airport, the main European business airport rival to Paris Le Bourget, which serves as DFS’s headquarters.

March 22, 2007, 9:53 AM

PIPER PA-46-310P MALIBU, OSTENN, FLA., JUNE 14, 2002–Trying to thread through a hole in an area of thunderstorms on an IFR flight from Raleigh, N.C. to Marco Island, Fla., the pilot of Malibu N9143B asked ATC for a deviation 12 miles to the west.

March 22, 2007, 9:52 AM

The NTSB continues its investigation into the April 14 crash of a 1985 King Air 300 while being vectored in VMC to Spruce Creek Airport, a private residential airport community south of Daytona Beach, Fla.

March 22, 2007, 9:51 AM

Nearly $1 million spent on advertising began to materialize on April 26 with the launch of new TV commercials offering free introductory flight certificates from the Be A Pilot program and a $49 first lesson at more than 2,000 flight schools in the U.S. and Canada.

March 22, 2007, 9:50 AM

CESSNA 425 CONQUEST I, SAN JOSE, CALIF., MARCH 6, 2002–The NTSB concluded that the in-flight breakup of Conquest N444JV was caused “by the pilot’s loss of control, which resulted in exceeding of the design stress limits of the aircraft, leading to an in-flight structural failure.” The loss of con

March 22, 2007, 9:49 AM

The former v-p of general aviation sales and business development for Air BP, David Brinson, has formed Avian Solutions in Marshall, Va.

March 22, 2007, 9:49 AM

2003–The NTSB cited the flight instructor’s inadequate supervision of the flight of Grand Aire Express’s Falcon 20 N183GA, while practicing ILS approaches in IMC with low clouds and rime ice, for causing the airplane to crash.

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